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Old 05-24-09, 11:38 AM
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Non-Star Trek fans: after seeing new Trek film, did u buy any old Trek films/series?

Out of all the traditionally non-trek fans (not owning any of the Trek dvds), so who bought dvds of old trek films or tv series after seeing the the new Star Trek film?

I almost bought wrath of khan and voyage home, but i controlled myself and i still dont own one Star Trek dvd.
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Re: Non-Star Trek fans: after seeing new Trek film, did u buy any old Trek films/seri

The new movie was fantastic, but no I do not plan on buying any other Star Trek stuff.
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Re: Non-Star Trek fans: after seeing new Trek film, did u buy any old Trek films/seri

The only Star Trek DVD I own is Wrath Of Khan (which I had bought long before the new movie).
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Re: Non-Star Trek fans: after seeing new Trek film, did u buy any old Trek films/seri

I thought I owned all the films. Turns out, I was missing Nemesis. Can't imagine why...
Anyways, I bought Nemesis is anticipation of seeing the new film. Still havent seen Nemesis, nor the new film.
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Re: Non-Star Trek fans: after seeing new Trek film, did u buy any old Trek films/seri

I loved the new movie. And being a series completest... since I plan of picking the new movie up when it comes out on DVD that means I have to pick all the rest up now. So I am on the hunt for the old ones.
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Re: Non-Star Trek fans: after seeing new Trek film, did u buy any old Trek films/seri

I'm not a huge Trek fan, and even though I haven't yet seen the new film, I still considered getting the "trilogy" they released a couple of weeks ago, containing II-IV.

I recommend it, because they're the best in the series, have a continuous storyline, and you don't have to sit through The Motion Picture of The Final Frontier.
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Re: Non-Star Trek fans: after seeing new Trek film, did u buy any old Trek films/seri

Literally had not seen anything Star Trek ever, before seeing the new movie (except parts of whatever movie had whales in it when I was a kid). The week before the movie came out I bought The original series: season 1 (Blu-Ray), so I at least new who the characters were before seeing the new movie. I had a little bit of trouble getting through some of the eps, then once I saw the movie. I saw the show in a whole new light & now can't get enough. I really want the movie collection box set now, but the Blu-Ray set has gotten such bad reviews, Im hoping for a better release.
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I might get the new movie when it comes out on DVD but I think I'll be staying away from the previous movies. Too much to catch up on.
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Re: Non-Star Trek fans: after seeing new Trek film, did u buy any old Trek films/seri

No, but I'm waiting for a cheap price for the Collection Set (though I know it's OOP now)
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Re: Non-Star Trek fans: after seeing new Trek film, did u buy any old Trek films/seri

Originally Posted by jjcool View Post
I thought I owned all the films. Turns out, I was missing Nemesis. Can't imagine why...
Because it's a stupid, awful movie?
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Anyways, I bought Nemesis is anticipation of seeing the new film. Still havent seen Nemesis, nor the new film.
Well, that was a waste of money.
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Re: Non-Star Trek fans: after seeing new Trek film, did u buy any old Trek films/seri

It's tough to find the original series (at least Season 1) and films not in Blu-Ray. What gives?
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Re: Non-Star Trek fans: after seeing new Trek film, did u buy any old Trek films/seri

Originally Posted by rmick View Post
It's tough to find the original series (at least Season 1) and films not in Blu-Ray. What gives?
The 2-disc SE DVDs of all 10 films are currently OOP....in fact, the only standard DVDs of the ST films currently in print is the new three-disc "Trilogy" release of 2, 3, & 4.....

The "remastered" first season of TOS was only released in the HD DVD/DVD combo format, so supplies of it could be shrinking as HD DVDs are no longer being produced....
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Originally Posted by WMAangel View Post
The 2-disc SE DVDs of all 10 films are currently OOP....in fact, the only standard DVDs of the ST films currently in print is the new three-disc "Trilogy" release of 2, 3, & 4.....

The "remastered" first season of TOS was only released in the HD DVD/DVD combo format, so supplies of it could be shrinking as HD DVDs are no longer being produced....
I know about everything being OOP, but it actually just makes little sense to me.

Couldn't Paramount have made a great deal of cash with people seeking out the original series and films with the release of the new film? Is there some sort of rights issue with the other films? The lack of a re-packaging just really seems odd, but I guess maybe we can expect it all when the new film hits DVD?
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Re: Non-Star Trek fans: after seeing new Trek film, did u buy any old Trek films/seri

I'm not a fanboy of Star Trek in general (my credits are watching most of NextGen, Deep Space 9 and all of the original cast movies as well as a handful of the Original Series as a kid... none of that watched in the past 15 years), but the new movie did get me to start watching all of the Original Series, streaming off of NetFlix, this past week. Great stuff.
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Re: Non-Star Trek fans: after seeing new Trek film, did u buy any old Trek films/seri

I'm a moderate Star Trek fan but didn't own any of the DVDs, and the movie did spur me to pick up several of the "Fan Collective" DVD box sets (i.e. Borg, Time Travel etc.) I think these are great for someone who wants a Trek fix but who doesn't want to buy season sets of 5 entire series. Very good samplers.
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I haven't caught the new movie yet, but around here, they're selling seasons sets from all the series for $39.99 CDN or less at most major retailers.. I've been picking up a couple from Bestbuy that is left over stock with their bonus DVD.. Just got one from DS9 and Voyager the other day..

Been an on and off fan, but was expected to start picking up the season sets when the price was right..
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Re: Non-Star Trek fans: after seeing new Trek film, did u buy any old Trek films/seri

I have never owned any star trek films/shows on dvd. I enjoyed Star Trek First Contact, and the newest film in theatres, but probably won't watch them again. I have just never been a big enough fan.
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Re: Non-Star Trek fans: after seeing new Trek film, did u buy any old Trek films/seri

I'm not a Trekkie but I did enjoy Khan and would love to pick it up on Blu-ray soon.

Can't wait until the new Star Trek is released this fall. I really enjoyed it.
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Nope, really liked the new movie, but could care less about the old series'.
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Re: Non-Star Trek fans: after seeing new Trek film, did u buy any old Trek films/seri

Originally Posted by BullGooseLoony View Post
I recommend II-IV, because they're the best in the series, have a continuous storyline, and you don't have to sit through The Motion Picture or The Final Frontier.
This.

Although 6 is pretty good as a standalone.
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Re: Non-Star Trek fans: after seeing new Trek film, did u buy any old Trek films/seri

Although I would not call myself a Star Trek fan, I saw a few of the movies as a kid with my Dad: VI, Generations, and the one with the people that age really slowly. Saw a bit of II on TV...ending got to me.

I remember watching an episode of TNG not knowing that the original cast wasn't in it, and was watching it just for Spock to show up. That didn't end well.

Anyway after seeing the new movie, I am interested in seeing some of the original series on BD, as well as the movies.
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Re: Non-Star Trek fans: after seeing new Trek film, did u buy any old Trek films/seri

I've never watched any Trek, but I loved the movie so I thought I'd check it out. My Blockbuster had "The Next Generation" in stock so I watched a few episodes of that. What a great show! I was pleasantly surprised to see the kid from Stand by Me in there...great character as well. They should find a way to bring him back for the next movie.
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Originally Posted by SPiRAL View Post
Nope, really liked the new movie, but could care less about the old series'.
This.
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Because it's a stupid, awful movie?

Well, that was a waste of money.
Yeah, I had big plans for that $5.
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That's a lot of Bazooka Joe, my good man!

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