SFDebris: Year of Hell

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SFDebris: Year of Hell

Postby Captain Seafort » Sat Dec 08, 2012 4:48 pm

Part 1

I think Chuck likes this one. :)
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Re: SFDebris: Year of Hell

Postby Teaos » Sat Dec 08, 2012 4:52 pm

Still stands as one of my top three Voyager episodes. And it shows what they could have done with the show. With the effects in this two parter spread over a whole series they could have made the whole show so much better.
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Re: SFDebris: Year of Hell

Postby Captain Seafort » Sat Dec 08, 2012 4:58 pm

And of all the people to come up with it, it's Brannon Braga. :lol:

What are the other two?
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Re: SFDebris: Year of Hell

Postby Teaos » Sat Dec 08, 2012 5:29 pm

Living Witness is #1 for me. Not an epic episode but a nice watch with no downside.

And Blink of an Eye probably comes in at number 2.

Not the typical top choices maybe but enjoyable tv.
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Re: SFDebris: Year of Hell

Postby Captain Seafort » Wed Dec 12, 2012 6:26 pm

Part 2 up

Chuck starts to get pissed off with Janeway being stupid beyond parody Janeway.
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Re: SFDebris: Year of Hell

Postby McAvoy » Wed Dec 12, 2012 6:28 pm

Teaos wrote:Living Witness is #1 for me. Not an epic episode but a nice watch with no downside.

And Blink of an Eye probably comes in at number 2.

Not the typical top choices maybe but enjoyable tv.


They are among my favorites too. Scorpion is perhaps my #1.
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Re: SFDebris: Year of Hell

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 12:49 am

A small mistake. Voyager doesn't run on the tears of ensigns per say, just the tears of Harry Kim. Otherwise, awesome. :mrgreen:
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Re: SFDebris: Year of Hell

Postby Captain Seafort » Sat Dec 15, 2012 9:52 pm

Part 3

Thoughts

While I can see where Chuck's coming from regarding Family, I still disagree with him - the fact that the episode is atypical of Star Trek doesn't mean that it's so outside the box that it can't be rated relative to the other episodes of TNG. Indeed, its atypicality would be either increase or decrease its final score depending on how successful the concept was.

Also, while I can see why he chose All Good Things... as his example of a well-done reset button, I'm a bit surprised that he didn't look at an example far closer to the version we got, either as well as or instead of AGF. Yesterday's Enterprise.
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Re: SFDebris: Year of Hell

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:01 pm

Okay, finished the review. And i agree with Seafort about Family. For me, at least an 8, maybe even a 9. He also brings up some very good ideas about avoiding or subverting the reset button. I love the one about Harry, there. And crazy Janeway, always a pleasure. :D :happydevil:
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Re: SFDebris: Year of Hell

Postby Tyyr » Tue Dec 18, 2012 8:32 pm

I dunno, when I first saw this episode on TV I was honestly getting very excited. Some fucking consequences. When the episode ended and they mashed the reset button... it left a sour taste in my mouth. I still don't really care for Year of Hell that much.
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