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  1. Doctor Omega

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    Feel free to post general ENTERPRISE messages here if you wanna discuss Captain Archer and his motley crew...

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    For me, what hurt this show, was spending three seasons dragging out the Temporal Cold War storyline. By the time they got past that, it was too late, and then they killed Trip. There's some really great stuff in this series, but that was my biggest complaint.
     
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    I understand that they overwrote Trips death in subsequent novels. I never saw season 3, but it was apparently a rather heavy handed 9/11 allegory.
     
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    Indeed it was. I thought it was good, but Trip's death just felt too much. I should check out some of the books.
     
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    I was also upset that RTD had wanted to do a Doctor Who/Enterprise crossover, but the latter series was cancelled before any talks could take place. I would have loved to have seen Eccelston and Archer take on some baddies.
     
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    Wow! I had never heard of that! Yes, it would have been awesome and would, additionally have thrown up all kinds of fan-fiction crossover possibilities, making WHO canon in the Trek universe and vice versa.
     
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    I know there were a couple of DW/ST crossover comic series. One had Eleven meeting up with Picard & co., and another had Four with Kirk and his crew. I still haven't read them, mostly because my LCS is always sold out when I go to buy the trades (I still feel like a traitor to my LCS if I order them online).
     
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    I think the temporal cold war should have been introduced later on.

    They should have introduced the TV series and the characters and let them establish themselves first. I found enough of interest in that time zone without introducing a second one.
     
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    Your thoughts on Captain Archer....

    Worthy of being "Kirk's hero" as the pre-publicity for this show claimed?

    Or does he fall short?
     
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    I think Archer was a good captain. When Kirk and company hit the screen, the Federation had already been established and humans had adapted to dealing with space travel, aliens cultures, etc., even though there would still be events and situations that would take them by surprise. When Archer went out on his mission, this was all new territory. We had only dealt with the Vulcans, and suddenly we meet a Klingon, and then they're off into the vastness of space. Plus, at this point, Starfleet was more military than it had become in later incarnations.

    Also, I have a soft spot for Scott Bakula. Ever since QUANTUM LEAP, I've loved him as an actor. I think he did a good job of portraying a man who is out of his comfort zone but adapting as best he can to the situation.
     
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    He had the necessary gravitas.

    Shame the show wasted the first two seasons regurgitating old stories.
     
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    I never much cared but some positively hated it.

     
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    I actually liked it. I think because it was a prequel I was okay with the break from an instrumental opening and using a pop song. It fit the tone of the show.
     
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    It took me a while to get used to it, but in the end I liked it.

    I also really liked the theme they used for the mirror universe two-parter.
     
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