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By Christian
March 3, 2001 - 11:54 PM

Hello World!

Just a short 'Hello World!' today - I was going to tell you all sorts of inconsequential yet witty little things that I experienced this weekend so far, but then I received the info for the news story I'm about to post in a few minutes, and then I suddenly forgot about every single thing I wanted to mention here. Funny how that works.

Trek BBS Today

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

-Should 'Dramatis Personea' be considered an underrated DS9 classic?

-Top Ten Things NOT To Say On Your Date With Seven of Nine

-And in the Science Fiction & Fantasy forum: Harry Potter: Love Him or Hate Him?

More topics can be found at the Trek BBS!

Trek Two Years Ago

Below are some of the headlines that appeared on TrekToday on the 3rd of March, 2001:

  • Happy Birthday James Doohan! - Two years ago we reported Doohan turned 69, which makes him turning 81 today a pretty amazing feat. Actually I couldn't count.

  • Strange New Worlds III Officially Announced - John Ordover, Senior Editor at Pocket Books, officially declared the Strange New World fan story contest open. Since then, a fourth installment has of course also already come and gone.

  • Today On TV - UPN aired 'Course: Oblivion', the follow-up to 'Demon'. "Lieutenants Tom Paris and B'Elanna Torres tie the knot but their holographic honeymoon is cut short by a phenomenon that breaks down the U.S.S. Voyager's infrastructure and disintegrates not only the ship but the crew."

For more news from that day, please visit the TrekToday archives.

Happy Birthday!

Today is the 81st birthday of James Doohan, who appeared on the Original Series as Montgomery Scott. He and his wife Wende, who is 43, became parents last year to a girl named Sarah.

Today's Television Listings

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing Voyager's 'Muse' at 4am (repeat at 1pm), DS9's 'His Way' at 9am (repeat at 12pm) TOS's 'Catspaw' at 10am and TNG's 'Descent Pt.2' at 11am.

  • In the United Kingdom, Sky One will show DS9's 'Rejoined' at 1400, 'Little Green Men' at 1500 and Voyager's 'Unforgettable' at 0600 (repeat at 1600) and Living Witness at 1700. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

  • In Germany, Sat.1 will be showing Voyager's 'Inhumane Praktiken' at 1500.

  • In the Netherlands, NED2 will show Voyager's 'Drone' at 1710. Thanks go out to StarTrek.nl for this!

  • In Australia, Pay TV channel TV 1 will screen TOS's 'A Taste of Amageddon' at 8pm and DS9's 'The Storyteller' at 10pm. Thanks go out to the Australian Babylon 5 & Star Trek air schedule

Tomorrow's Television Listings

  • The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series' 'The Ultimate Computer' at 10:00am Eastern Time.

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series' 'I, Mudd' at 10:00am Eastern Time and TNG's 'Liaisons' at 11:00am.

  • In the United Kingdom, Sky One will be showing three TNG episodes tomorrow afternoon, beginning with 'The Vengeance Factor' at 14:00 GMT, followed by 'The Defector' at 15:00 and then 'The Hunted' at 16:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

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