Topic: The "real" new Star Trek

And by the "new" Star Trek I do of course mean "The Orville".  Which is basically a new Star Trek.

Whereas the real "new" Star Trek is, like the films, fuck all to do with Star Trek apart from the name.  It's only one step away from a Michael Bey explosionfest and is therefore not a Star Trek.

So, back to "The Orville".  It starts out as a puerile comedy, as you'd expect, but quickly settles down into a humorous tribute to the old Trek and is really quite endearing.  All you'd need to change is the shape of the space ship and you'd have a new "Next Generation".   The fart jokes aren't too imposing and the plots of the episodes are developing into classic scifi.

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