ENTERPRISE does not draw enough on what made the original series so great. I saw the last hour of the pilot and it was not bad. I liked SCOTT BAKULA as the captain, yet, somethign was missing. Episodes like AMOK TIME stickout. I also think back to two previous pilotds WHERE NO MAN HAS GONE BEFORE ( a possible commentary on son of manism) and THE CAGE (one of the best episodes of the series). I think what I miss about the Roddenberry series was that it was not politically correct (yet today some is expected) Yet in almost every episode there was another level to the writing. Having written two no sell hack scripts my self I am in no position to criticize the writing or production staff. yet, There was a strength to those two pilots I mentioned. The original series commented on VIET NAM, inter-racial love, the holocaust, etc. The series that ran after NEXT GENERATION lost sight of this. There is so much to comment on today in the news in media. over the years shows like FOREVER KNIGHT uses allegory the way the original trek did. Perhaps, that type of story telling went out of style. On a plus side this show has a great art design look and good effects. I suppose in time over a year the show will develop as most do. The die hard STAR TREK fan will enjoy this yet, I have strayed from the franchise over the years. I keep hoping they will write one that will hit a nerve like THIS SIDE OF PARADISE, or THE CAGE, or RETURN OF THE ARCHONS etc. or the other greats. then again I am nobody destined for nothing. Who am I to judge.:) Enjoy.
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