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By Caillan
August 2, 2002 - 12:28 PM

Hello World!

'Star Wars: Episode II' debuts on DVD November 12, according to StarWars.com. I never picked up 'The Phantom Menace,' despite its impressive array of extras, but this will be a must-have for me. Alas, I don't have the willpower to wait until they release all six movies on DVD.

Several hours later: I just realised what I really wanted to link to today: The Very Secret Diaries of Dido and Aeneas. Pretty hilarious stuff. I wish my Latin assignments were this fun.

Trek BBS Today

Below are some of the topics currently being discussed at the Trek BBS:

- What happened to the First Federation?

- Did you see Patrick Stewart (Jean-Luc Picard) on Saturday Night Live recently?

- Will there be continuity between the DS9 & Voyager novel relaunches?

More topics can be found at the Trek BBS!

Trek Two Years Ago

These were some of the major news items on August 2 & 3, 2000:

  • 'Voyager' Status Update
    Second unit filming was still continuing on the Voyager season premiere, 'Unimatrix Zero,' while the majority of the cast and crew were shooting the fourth episode of the season, 'Critical Care.' Fifty extras were hired for the episode, in which the EMH is kidnapped and forced to work in an alien hospital.

  • Viacom Announces Second-Quarter Results
    Paramount Pictures parent company Viacom posted a second-quarter loss due to charges related to the acquisition of the CBS network.

  • Ryan & Dawson On Voyager Homecoming
    Jeri Ryan (Seven of Nine) and Roxann Dawson (B'Elanna Torres) offered their thoughts on whether Voyager would return home. "We'll probably make it home, although I'm not a writer and I don't really know what they're planning to do," said Dawson, with Ryan adding "I'm not entirely convinced that [the writers] know yet!"

    More news can be found in the archives.

Today's Television Listings

  • TNN will be showing the Next Generation episodes 'We'll Always Have Paris' at 8:00 p.m Eastern Time, with 'Violations' at 9:00 p.m, 'Power Play' at 10:00 p.m, and 'The Survivors' at 11:00 p.m.

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series episode 'The Trouble With Tribbles' at 10:00 a.m and 2:00 p.m Eastern Time, TNG's 'The Dauphin' at 3:00, DS9's 'Treachery, Faith and the Great River' at 4:00 p.m and Voyager's 'Natural Law' at 5:00 p.m.

  • In the United Kingdom, E4 will show the Original Series episode 'The Enemy Within' at 14:00 GMT. Sky one will show TNG's 'Hide and Q' at 17:00, while Channel 4 will show the Enterprise episode 'Terra Nova' at 18:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

Tomorrow's Television Listings

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series's 'The Paradise Syndrome' at 10:00am Eastern Time, TNG's 'The Dauphin' at 11:00am, DS9's 'Treachery, Faith, and the Great River' at 12:00pm and Voyager's 'Natural Law' at 1:00pm.

  • In the United Kingdom, Sky Movies Premier 3 will be showing 'Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home' at 11:15 GMT, S4C will be showing Enterprise's 'Broken Bow, Parts I and II' at 12:30, Sky One will be showing Voyager's 'Cathexis' at 15:00, 'Faces' at 16:00 and TNG's 'Too Short A Season' at 17:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

  • In Germany, Sat.1 will be showing TNG's 'Erwachsene Kinder' ('Rascals') at 17:00 CET.

  • In Australia, TV1 will be showing the Original Series's 'The Empath' at 19:30, TNG's 'Darmok' at 20:35, Voyager's 'The Chute' at 21:30 and DS9's 'Life Support' at 22:30. Thanks go out to Sci-Fi TV Schedules International!

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