Site ColumnsBy Caillan
August 8, 2002 - 2:27 PM
Alas, my dental woes have not yet disappeared. Yesterday I went to the oral surgeon to arrange an operation to have my wisdom teeth removed.
He spent most of the time with his back turned to me typing up all the fees and charges associated with the operation - let's just say these are very expensive teeth.
I'm not sure what would be more painful - living with the impacted teeth, or paying for the operation.
Trek BBS Today
Below are some of the topics currently being discussed at the Trek BBS:
- How many times have you seen each Trek film?
- Should 'Scorpion' have been Voyager's first-season finale?
- How are the TNG crew paid?
More topics can be found at the Trek BBS!
Trek Two Years Ago
These were some of the major news items on August 8, 2000:
- Possible Big Season Seven Spoiler
A report from a convention revealed that one of the Voyager crew would have to sacrifice their life in order for their shipmates to return home. As it turned out, Admiral Kathryn Janeway did indeed sacrifice herself in the series finale, 'Endgame.'
- Pocket Books Launches New Exclusive eBook Trek Line
The first Star Trek eBook novel series, entitled 'Starfleet Corps of Engineers,' was officially launched by Pocket Books. Dean Wesley Smith penned the first instalment - 'The Belly of the Beast.'
More news can be found in the archives.
Yesterday was the 24th birthday of Cirroc Lofton, who played Jake Sisko on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
Today's Television Listings
- TNN will be showing the Next Generation episodes 'Where Silence has Lease' at 8:00 p.m Eastern Time, with 'The Bonding' at 11:00 p.m.
- The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series episode 'The Deadly Years' at 6:00 p.m Eastern Time.
- In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series episode 'The Immunity Syndrome' at 10:00 a.m and 2:00 p.m Eastern Time, with TNG's 'The Icarus Factor' at 3:00 p.m, DS9's 'It's Only a Paper Moon' at 4:00 p.m, And Voyager's 'Endgame, Part 2' at 5:00 p.m.
- In the United Kingdom, E4 will show the Original Series episode 'Dagger of the Mind' at 14:00 GMT, while Sky one will show TNG's '11001001' at 17:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!
Tomorrow's Television Listings
- TNN will be showing TNG's 'Elementary, Dear Data' at 8:00pm Eastern Time, 'Ship in a Bottle' at 9:00pm, 'Timescape' at 10:00pm, 'Booby Trap' at 11:00pm.
- In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series's 'The Day of the Dove' at 10:00am Eastern Time, 'A Private Little War' at 2:00pm, TNG's 'Pen Pals' at 3:00pm, DS9's 'Prodigal Daughter' at 4:00pm and Voyager's 'Caretaker, Part I' at 5:00pm.
- In the United Kingdom, E4 will be showing the Original Series's 'The Corbomite Manoeuvre' at 14:00 GMT while Sky One will be showing TNG's 'Home Soil' at 17:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!