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I just hope the show gets renewed at this point, it's a bit concerning at the moment.

 
   
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Is anyone else having trouble accessing the videos on the Fox site? I haven't been able to watch the last two.


 AduroT wrote:
So did culture stop advancing after our century? All they reference is music and movies and characters from our day and age and nothing from the three hundred years between now and then.


I assume we're getting the Universally Translated modern equivalent to whatever 24th century entertainment they are 'actually' referencing, a good translation rather than a literal retelling of all their cultural context.

   
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Outstanding season finale!

Hope it's renewed for S3

   
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Twice the Kelly was a nice touch.

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I liked the Elara cameo.

 
   
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 BobtheInquisitor wrote:
Is anyone else having trouble accessing the videos on the Fox site? I haven't been able to watch the last two.


Shows typically have a delay in streaming viewing to allow partners their own share of it (like cable companies on demand). Yesterday the episode wasn't available but tonight I was able to stream the first couple minutes I missed from the finale.

   
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We'll find out soon enough eh.

 chromedog wrote:
Twice the Kelly was a nice touch.


Her "dark timeline" outfit was a smidge...distracting

Seriously though, a solid episode. A shame that we're probably about to be in a dark timeline of our own, since I don't trust Fox to renew the show, leaving us with only Kurtzmantrek.

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Meh, Kurtzmantrek will do me.

As long as it's not more elfs, wizards, dragons and s***e - it's got spaceships and pew-pew. TF AGoT is almost done, too.


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We'll find out soon enough eh.

Well, at least people who's standards are a smidge higher than "spaceships and pew-pew, and isn't fantasy" will have The Expanse.

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-----
"The language of modern British politics is meant to sound benign. But words do not mean what they seem to mean. 'Reform' actually means 'cut' or 'end'. 'Flexibility' really means 'exploit'. 'Prudence' really means 'don't invest'. And 'efficient'? That means whatever you want it to mean, usually 'cut'. All really mean 'keep wages low for the masses, taxes low for the rich, profits high for the corporations, and accept the decline in public services and amenities this will cause'." - Robin McAlpine from Common Weal 
   
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 AduroT wrote:
I liked the Elara cameo.


When they talked about "The Lieutenant" I was half expecting the leader of the resistance to be Dann... but that would be a season 1 decision and they don't tend to go for that sort of thing so much now. It was weird they had lines that hinted at alt-John and alt-Alara having a history as it came from nowhere and didn't have a pay off. I don't blame Kelly for changing the future, regardless of Ed calling her out for ignoring temporal physics class (or whatever the line was). If you had certain knowledge that you were going to be the cause of your own divorce within the next few years, would you still be able to go through with marrying that person?

The music score was amazing (I mean, it's always a strong point, but this one went above and beyond). It seemed at times to pull so much from John Williams, there were moments it could have been a Star Wars soundtrack.

So yeah, excellent end to the season. It's concerning there's no S3 news, but if it does end here then it's a brilliant body of work all the same.


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Agreed. Whats the issue with Season 3, or lack of? Am I missing scuttlebutt?

Don't know if need spoilers.
Spoiler:
One problem with the alt Kelly timeline: why didn't she tell higher ups about the Kayzon when she went back?

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 Frazzled wrote:
Agreed. Whats the issue with Season 3, or lack of? Am I missing scuttlebutt?


No word either way, and I think S2 was announced about halfway through S1 so I guess it's a bad sign... but I heard something about funding being approved so no idea. I don't know how American shows are made/financed to be fair.

Don't know if need spoilers.
Spoiler:
One problem with the alt Kelly timeline: why didn't she tell higher ups about the Kayzon when she went back?


I guess she was still aware of not making huge changes to the timeline by telling people about major events, but still reasoned that marrying Ed was something she couldn't go through with. Either that or she tried but nobody believed her?

“Good people are quick to help others in need, without hesitation or requiring proof the need is genuine. The wicked will believe they are fighting for good, but when others are in need they’ll be reluctant to help, withholding compassion until they see proof of that need. And yet Evil is quick to condemn, vilify and attack. For Evil, proof isn’t needed to bring harm, only hatred and a belief in the cause.” 
   
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I guess she was still aware of not making huge changes to the timeline by telling people about major events, but still reasoned that marrying Ed was something she couldn't go through with. Either that or she tried but nobody believed her?

Fair point. However if they have entire classes on it at school, one would think there is a greater chance of belief.

-"Wait a minute.....who is that Frazz is talking to in the gallery? Hmmm something is going on here.....Oh.... it seems there is some dispute over video taping of some sort......Frazz is really upset now..........wait a minute......whats he go there.......is it? Can it be?....Frazz has just unleashed his hidden weiner dog from his mini bag, while quoting shakespeares "Let slip the dogs the war!!" GG
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We'll find out soon enough eh.

 Frazzled wrote:
Agreed. Whats the issue with Season 3, or lack of? Am I missing scuttlebutt?

Don't know if need spoilers.
Spoiler:
One problem with the alt Kelly timeline: why didn't she tell higher ups about the Kayzon when she went back?


What you're missing is that it's on Fox, Slayer of Sci-Fi, Canceller of Good Shows. If a sci-fi show on Fox doesn't get a renewal by the midpoint of its presently-airing season, people start to get worried.

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-----
"The language of modern British politics is meant to sound benign. But words do not mean what they seem to mean. 'Reform' actually means 'cut' or 'end'. 'Flexibility' really means 'exploit'. 'Prudence' really means 'don't invest'. And 'efficient'? That means whatever you want it to mean, usually 'cut'. All really mean 'keep wages low for the masses, taxes low for the rich, profits high for the corporations, and accept the decline in public services and amenities this will cause'." - Robin McAlpine from Common Weal 
   
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AH ok. Thats helpful.

-"Wait a minute.....who is that Frazz is talking to in the gallery? Hmmm something is going on here.....Oh.... it seems there is some dispute over video taping of some sort......Frazz is really upset now..........wait a minute......whats he go there.......is it? Can it be?....Frazz has just unleashed his hidden weiner dog from his mini bag, while quoting shakespeares "Let slip the dogs the war!!" GG
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Plus there is the Disney Fox merger that just happened which will invariably lead to shakeups whether they be cancellations or shifts to the new streaming service. Additionally, at least according to various youtubers, Seth McFarlane's longtime contract with Fox ends this summer so he'll be open to offers on other networks/platforms if true.

   
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We'll find out soon enough eh.

 warboss wrote:
Plus there is the Disney Fox merger that just happened which will invariably lead to shakeups whether they be cancellations or shifts to the new streaming service. Additionally, at least according to various youtubers, Seth McFarlane's longtime contract with Fox ends this summer so he'll be open to offers on other networks/platforms if true.


Maybe we can all take some small measure of comfort in the idea that if the Many Worlds hypothesis is true, there's a universe out there where in just a few short months CBS will gakcan Kurtzman and hires McFarlane to be the Feige of Star Trek.

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-----
"The language of modern British politics is meant to sound benign. But words do not mean what they seem to mean. 'Reform' actually means 'cut' or 'end'. 'Flexibility' really means 'exploit'. 'Prudence' really means 'don't invest'. And 'efficient'? That means whatever you want it to mean, usually 'cut'. All really mean 'keep wages low for the masses, taxes low for the rich, profits high for the corporations, and accept the decline in public services and amenities this will cause'." - Robin McAlpine from Common Weal 
   
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https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/the-orville-renewed-season-3-fox-1203188078/

Well happy days.

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Happy days indeed, thanks for the link!

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Good gods above. Fox didn't cancel a loved show?



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Good to hear!

   
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 AegisGrimm wrote:
Good gods above. Fox didn't cancel a loved show?


A sci-fi one no less!

 
   
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 AegisGrimm wrote:
Good gods above. Fox didn't cancel a loved show?


The creator of that show makes crazy syndication money for them on Family Guy and other stuff, so they can keep doing this as long as it doesn't actually lose money.

   
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They could probably make a ton on merchandising if they dared reach for it. Uniforms? I'd get one. Phasers? Yep. 1/2500 scale starship models? I'd buy sooooooo many!


I really hope Wizkids doesn't fumble the license and forget to make Orville Attack Wing.

   
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 BobtheInquisitor wrote:
They could probably make a ton on merchandising if they dared reach for it. Uniforms? I'd get one. Phasers? Yep. 1/2500 scale starship models? I'd buy sooooooo many!


I really hope Wizkids doesn't fumble the license and forget to make Orville Attack Wing.


Wonder how close to scale this is;
https://www.shapeways.com/product/9CRNCJSWS/uss-orville-ecv-197?optionId=65084862

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 BobtheInquisitor wrote:
They could probably make a ton on merchandising if they dared reach for it.


Now that it's going into a 3rd season, you'd think merchandise would be a given. Especially models. It's crazy that there aren't any scale models.

   
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 ingtaer wrote:
 BobtheInquisitor wrote:
They could probably make a ton on merchandising if they dared reach for it. Uniforms? I'd get one. Phasers? Yep. 1/2500 scale starship models? I'd buy sooooooo many!


I really hope Wizkids doesn't fumble the license and forget to make Orville Attack Wing.


Wonder how close to scale this is;
https://www.shapeways.com/product/9CRNCJSWS/uss-orville-ecv-197?optionId=65084862


Thanks for pointing that out to me. I'll have to look around for more options like that if Fox doesn't license out any official models soon.

However, that particular Orcille seems closer to Attack Wing size rather than to scale with any official Trek scale models, and it looks like it costs twice as much with worse detail fidelity than many of the unofficial Star Trek stores on Shape Ways selling similarly sized ships.

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 JohnHwangDD wrote:
 BobtheInquisitor wrote:
They could probably make a ton on merchandising if they dared reach for it.


Now that it's going into a 3rd season, you'd think merchandise would be a given. Especially models. It's crazy that there aren't any scale models.


Maybe the wizkids clix deal will jumpstart that if successful. I saw the initial announcement but I don't recall if ship models were mentioned or just infanfry.

   
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Great news. This show definitely deserves anther season.

 
   
 
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