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 Posted:   Feb 9, 2014 - 1:53 PM   
 By:   ST-321   (Member)

Is anybody here watching Star Trek Continues? It is a new web series that takes off after TOS Season 3.

It is quite good, for a fan-produced series and very much has that TOS vibe. Their sets, props and lighting are spot on and the acting is top notch too. They just released their second episode. I just watched and enjoyed it very much.

http://www.startrekcontinues.com/episodes/#.Uvf4TvZkKyw

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 9, 2014 - 1:58 PM   
 By:   That Neil Guy   (Member)

Shamefully, I still haven't watched an episode, even though a friend of mine directed episode 2. I need to rectify that soon.

EDIT

I realized almost immediately after posting this that this was a completely self-serving comment. Sorry everybody.

 
 Posted:   Feb 9, 2014 - 2:00 PM   
 By:   Adam B.   (Member)

Now that you've given us the link, I will watch it. Thanks.

EDIT - Just watched it. A surprise to see Lou Ferrigno in a Trek episode!

Vic Mignogna wears quite a few hats. Actor. Editor. Writer.

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 9, 2014 - 4:49 PM   
 By:   Mike_J   (Member)

Absolutely astonishing. The way they have recreated the original Trek, both in look and in tone, is simply gobsmacking.

Shame the end credits are not over-laid over photos from previous episodes aka genuine TOS but that aside this is just phenomenal stuff and were it not for the casting it could easily look like the unfilmed 4th series.

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 9, 2014 - 11:18 PM   
 By:   tarasis   (Member)

I need to get around to seeing it.

Don't forget there is another Star Trek fan series that is doing the same thing, and has been around longer with 8 episodes now under its belt, http://www.startreknewvoyages.com (it was Star Trek New Voyages, now it's Star Trek Phase II) and has had various Trek alumni involved. Including Walter Koenig as Pavel Chekov in episode 2 "To Serve all my days" http://www.startreknewvoyages.com/?page_id=361

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 10, 2014 - 7:10 AM   
 By:   Mike_J   (Member)

I need to get around to seeing it.

Don't forget there is another Star Trek fan series that is doing the same thing, and has been around longer with 8 episodes now under its belt, http://www.startreknewvoyages.com (it was Star Trek New Voyages, now it's Star Trek Phase II) and has had various Trek alumni involved. Including Walter Koenig as Pavel Chekov in episode 2 "To Serve all my days" http://www.startreknewvoyages.com/?page_id=361


Any scene with Koenig is damn near unwatchable in my book. He's a terrible actor and always has been.

 
 Posted:   Feb 10, 2014 - 7:30 AM   
 By:   SheriffJoe   (Member)

Phase II's two-part episode Blood and Fire is an exceptional addition to the Star Trek saga. These guys are simply wonderful!!

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 9, 2015 - 4:28 AM   
 By:   OnyaBirri   (Member)

I just watched "Lolani" last night, episode 2 of "Continues." About a third of the way through, I was convinced I was watching the original series.

 
 Posted:   Jan 9, 2015 - 5:38 AM   
 By:   ST-321   (Member)

I just watched "Lolani" last night, episode 2 of "Continues." About a third of the way through, I was convinced I was watching the original series.

They are doing an amazing job!

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 10, 2015 - 7:33 AM   
 By:   OnyaBirri   (Member)

"The Fairest of Them All" picks up where "Mirror Mirror" ends - in the alternate universe!

 
 Posted:   Jan 17, 2015 - 10:50 AM   
 By:   ST-321   (Member)

Their new Kickstarter has just been launched. My wife & I supported their first one & will support this one too.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/trekcontinues/star-trek-continues-2015-kirkstarter-20

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 20, 2015 - 5:12 PM   
 By:   zooba   (Member)

Paramount should have let Mignogna play Kirk and directed on the big screen instead of what they did for the reboot. But definitely kept Karl Urban who played McCoy and Quinto as Spock. For me they were the only saving graces of that garbage. And no Alternate Universe/Timeline crap!

Just my opinion.

Mignogna and company, well most of them, including young Doohan in his father's role, really nail it!

Love STAR TREK CONTINUES!

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 21, 2015 - 10:35 PM   
 By:   Richard-W   (Member)

I'm impressed. Both companies, Star Trek Continues and The New Voyages, are doing remarkable work. Wow is an understatement. They get the spirit right. I'd rather watch them than any of the feature films (except The Motion Picture, of course) or spin-off series. Just amazing. If I were a millionaire I'd give 'em all the money they need.

 
 Posted:   May 30, 2015 - 6:25 AM   
 By:   johnjohnson   (Member)

Episode 4 - The White Iris.

http://www.startrekcontinues.com/episodes.html

 
 
 Posted:   May 30, 2015 - 10:15 AM   
 By:   Ford A. Thaxton   (Member)

Episode 4 - The White Iris.

http://www.startrekcontinues.com/episodes.html


I just saw the latest episode and I"m rather impressed.

Of the two groups, i'm enjoying the STAR TREK CONTINUES much more then the other one.

But both are worth checking out.

Ford A. Thaxton

 
 Posted:   May 30, 2015 - 3:17 PM   
 By:   Adam B.   (Member)

Marina Sirtis as the computer voice. Awesome.

I don't like the use of a holodeck since that wasn't until Next Generation, but I'll let that go. Still entertaining to watch.

 
 Posted:   May 30, 2015 - 5:21 PM   
 By:   solium   (Member)

I don't care what anyone says, the original Enterprise and bridge would work in a feature film today. Only concession I would make is using flat touch screens instead of buttons.

 
 Posted:   May 31, 2015 - 11:08 AM   
 By:   Scott M (Oldsmith)   (Member)

Marina Sirtis as the computer voice. Awesome.

I don't like the use of a holodeck since that wasn't until Next Generation, but I'll let that go. Still entertaining to watch.


Actually, the concept was introduced in the animated series episode "The Practical Joker," which is why I assume they are using it in their version of the series.

 
 Posted:   May 31, 2015 - 4:47 PM   
 By:   Adam B.   (Member)


I don't like the use of a holodeck since that wasn't until Next Generation, but I'll let that go. Still entertaining to watch.


Actually, the concept was introduced in the animated series episode "The Practical Joker," which is why I assume they are using it in their version of the series.

OK, I make room for that possibility. They obviously have great affection for TOS and go to great lengths to replicate the look and feel of it. It just seems odd to me that they bring in something that clearly wasn't created until later incarnations of the show came to be. TAS is not TOS, after all. It doesn't hurt STC, though. I appreciate all of their efforts in doing this series.

 
 Posted:   Jun 1, 2015 - 8:55 AM   
 By:   Scott M (Oldsmith)   (Member)

My only real criticism is in that vein, that - as a production which said they were acting as if they were filming the 4th season - they are including ideas and references to things created much later. In this episode, for example, referencing the Katra, created for Star Trek III, and the Xindi, introduced in Enterprise. I consider the animated series fair game since many fans also see that as a 4th season of sorts.

For a fan production they do well technically. Some of the actors are quite good, but I have problems with the stories as written. But I'm not gonna piss on everyone's fire. These people put a lot of effort into their productions and we get to watch them for free.

 
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