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GreyLord

Hero
That was the one set in the 1970s, wasn't it?

2250's. Apparently Bell Bottoms and glittery balls made an earlier onset during the 50s rather than the 70s in the Star Trek universe...

Though, I think they still had the Bell Bottoms (and padded shoulders) in the 70s during the Movie era, maybe even a disco ball or two.
 


Ryujin

Legend
First impressions: "Prodigy" feels more Star Wars than Star Trek. I'm not saying that it's bad or anything; just that it has that pulp serial sort of energy.
 

I watched the first 3 episodes, and it's neat so far.
The main character is a bit off an naughty word (Dal) so far, but it feels like he has seen and experienced stuff in his life that made him that way, and he might learn.
The rock girl Rok-Tahk had probably the best scene so far with Gwyn in the last episode, and otherwise the Medusan Zero is pretty fun.

I kinda don't quite believe that Holo-Janeway doesn't know what's up with her cadet crew.

I get that some people might feel it's "Star Warsy", but I think some scenes were decidedly Star Trek - like the universal translators being forbidden on the prison mining colony so the workers couldn't organize, and Gwyn realizing the value of speaking other creature's language.
 


Tonguez

A suffusion of yellow
First impressions: "Prodigy" feels more Star Wars than Star Trek. I'm not saying that it's bad or anything; just that it has that pulp serial sort of energy.
Yeah thats very much the feeling I got too, the feel is much more Star Wars in set up and design. Even the aliens dont feel Star Trek aliens (especially the Grevious clone)

that said I did like the story and the character interactions so far
 

billd91

Hobbit on Quest (he/him)
First impressions: "Prodigy" feels more Star Wars than Star Trek. I'm not saying that it's bad or anything; just that it has that pulp serial sort of energy.
I got that impression too. Very Star Wars cartoonish in action and interaction style. There‘s a number of things I like about it, particularly Prisoner Zero, but Dal is wearing on me fast.
 

I got that impression too. Very Star Wars cartoonish in action and interaction style. There‘s a number of things I like about it, particularly Prisoner Zero, but Dal is wearing on me fast.
Yeah, everything else in the series seems written well enough for the whole family to enjoy with just the occasional "okay that thing was for kids, but at least it's cute" element, but Dal being awful, combined with everyone putting up with Dal being awful, and major plot-points being driven by Dal's awfulness that everyone just puts up with is something that doesn't seem to be working for the adults in the audience.
 

Tonguez

A suffusion of yellow
Yeah, everything else in the series seems written well enough for the whole family to enjoy with just the occasional "okay that thing was for kids, but at least it's cute" element, but Dal being awful, combined with everyone putting up with Dal being awful, and major plot-points being driven by Dal's awfulness that everyone just puts up with is something that doesn't seem to be working for the adults in the audience.

I didnt mind him too much, he’s a lone child raised in a slave camp with others he cant talk to - him being an anti-social delinquent out for himself is understandable. (I use to teach alt ed and can think of couple of young guys who have similar annoying personalities)

its only ep 2 lets hope he grows up quick
 

I didnt mind him too much, he’s a lone child raised in a slave camp with others he cant talk to - him being an anti-social delinquent out for himself is understandable. (I use to teach alt ed and can think of couple of young guys who have similar annoying personalities)

its only ep 2 lets hope he grows up quick
To be clear my objection is not to the character or his behavior, but to how the character and his behavior are integrated, and the show's apparent assumptions about the audience being on his side. I'd have been fine with him in episode 2 if everyone hadn't continued to mostly defer to his "I called it first" claim to captaincy even when it nearly got them killed, and/or if he had actually been a bit more chastened by the experience of nearly getting everyone killed. Maybe episode 2 was an outlier, but the more worrying aspect is that both episodes have seemed to me to just assume that the entire audience was on team Dal to a degree that I (and from what I can tell many other adult viewers) simply weren't and that's how a character Jar-Jars up your franchise.
 


Aeson

Hero
I watched the first one. I liked it so much more than Lower Decks. I'm starting episode 3 now.

The Vulcan archetype looked like Leonard Nimoy. That's a nice tribute IMHO.
 

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