Monday, November 26, 2018

STAR TREK TNG - HEART OF GLORY

Airdate: March 21, 1988
 Stardate: 41503.7
 Writers: Dorothy Fontana, Maurce Hurley, Herbert Wright.
 Season 1 episode 19
 Director: Rob Bowman

A battle in the Neutral Zone. This being Star Trek we rely on Picard's rationality making sense. Unlike fantasy, this is cutting science fiction, on the edge of the Neutral Zone so Starfleet wants answers fast, why I hear you cry? because Klingon criminals are on the loose... duh what in blazes?  Yeah, so now the Federations flagship Enterprise-D launches an investigation...

USS ENTERPRISE NCC 1701-D


 The eerie thrilling music plays in the background. Scanning... Short-range scans reveal no indications of life-signs. Data identifies the mystery cargo vessel as the USS Batress. Now Worf speaks up, so now there are life-signs! The plot thickens!

USS BATRESS


 Hmmm all in not what it seems until we see.... a severely damaged Talarian ship drifting amid space in the Neutral Zone. Theres a mystery unraveling here and Captain Picard's USS Enterprise NCC 1701-D away team is soon beaming over....

PICARD



PICARD: "Everything about this seems wrong."

RIKER: "agreed"


GEORDI, RIKER


So what do Riker, Data and La Forge find?

DATA, GEORDI, RIKER




 Its time for La Forge to activate his Visual Acuity transmitter attached to his visor which lets us see what Geordi sees, (lets face it, this gadget is a gimic) Once onboard the away team discover three Klingons  and bring them back to the Enterprise-D sickbay.

GEORDI'S VISUAL ACUITY TRANSMISSION


FIRST APPEARANCE OF KLINGONS ON TNG BESIDES WORF!




WARNING THE DEAD A KLINGON
WARRIOR IS ABOUT TO ARRIVE
It turns out the trio arent who they claim to be. They say they were attacked by Ferengi. Curiously Worf's position on the Enterprise-D interests them. I have to admit, when I heard Worf letting loose with a powerful howl, joining his Klingon warrior buddies in the death ritual, when one of them dies of his injuries. (I thought they sounded like wild beasts)
RIKER, GEORDI, KLINGONS, DATA









Eventually, Worf discovers these Klingons are opposed to the Federation and the Klingon truce. The simple truth is these guys are in fact renegades, on the run from Klingons warriors sent to put them in irons! Already a Klingon Cruiser has been destroyed by the criminals so now its crunch time.






KLINGON BIRD OF PREY





 When another warship arrives, Picard has to turn them over, its that simple. Right? Wrong, its not that simple. The renegades are running loose on the Enterprise-D. Meanwhile, its time for Worf to make up his mind. Who side does he want to be on? Federation or Klingon?



These Klingons are criminals but with Worfs help they are captured.... but hey this is the 24th century! We've got high tech Klingon gadgets! One escapes, One dies in sickbay and the other finds Main Engineering.



KORRIS MEANS BUSINESS 
SO DOES WORF!






 While holding the Enterprise to ransom with his 007 Klingon gadget, Korris holds all cards, so Worf has to talk him down. Desperate Korris wants freedom. He  points his energy weapon at the intermix dilithium crystal chamber of the Enterprise-D. Does worf back down?

JOIN US WORF WHEN YOUR TOUR OF DUTY IS OVER.



QUESTION : What did Klingon Korris expect from Worf and Captain Picard?

WAS IT.........

A: SPEAK WITH WORF ABOUT BATTLE AND GLORY

B: COMMAND OF THE ENTERPRISE-D BATTLEBRIDGE TO ROAM THE GALAXY

C: SEPERATE FROM THE SHIP AND FREEDOM TO LIGHT UP THE GALAXY

D: ALL OF THE ABOVE


LIVE LONG AND PROSPER!


Monday, November 19, 2018

Stan Lee


Stan lee passed away on Monday 12th November at the age of 95. His Marvel sci-fi characters were like his children which leapt off the comicbook pages and took on a life of their own in the movie universe.

Fans are still coming to grips with the tremendous loss of one of our much loved superheroes, a Marvel Icon and Disney Legend who just loved the fans. Heres a brilliant Star Trek video with Stan Lee and like he says a lot - TREK ISOLATION: A Great Responsibility:) thanks to Trekmovie.



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 We will always love Stan Lee.

R.I.P. STAN. YOU WERE GREATEST.




Live Long and Prosper, Marvel, Trek, Sci-Fi, Fans.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Michael Dorn's "Crowning Glory" in Star Trek

What did Michael Dorn consider his "crowning glory" when he played the Klingon, warrior Worf in Star Trek the Next Generation?

WORF AND DEANNA

Heres 3 answers, which is it?

A. Being the architect for all Klingons in Star Trek.

B. The simmering romance between Worf and Troi.....

C. Avenging K'Ehleyr's murder?.



Live Long and Prosper, Trekkers.



WORF AND K'EHLEYR



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