HmmmmRating: 3 likes, 3 dislikes
Concerning the previous reviewer of this series, I don't know how someone can review a show, honestly, after only viewing ONE episode. Also the thing they brought up with the Klingons, Roddenberry stated that Klingons have ALWAYS had ridges, it's just during the filming of TOS they didn't have the ability to bring his vision to life with the make-up effects that they had available to them at the time.
Now on to the program. I am also a life-long Trekkie and well, this wasn't my favorite of all the shows but I do like it. It has it's good points (i.e. a likable, strong cast and guest appearances, some good story-lines) but it does appear to stray from some of Roddenberry's vision - one of the more obvious ways and the main thing that irked me the most is how they portrayed Vulcans. I don't know what possessed the "Killer B's" to practically villainize the most beloved race in all of Trekkiedom, but they did and it was poorly done. I know for a fact this rubbed many a Trekkie the wrong way. Now, I can understand the producers wanted to "do their own thing" but they should have considered the fact that the people who would loyally watch this type of program are the ones who will fiercely expect them to hold to the canon of the series.
Would I suggest this show? Yes, but I would also suggest going in to it without expectations of it being another TNG or even DS9. It does have a slow start, so give it a few episodes.
Review posted on Tuesday, March 15th 2011 at 9:38 pm