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By Caillan
November 28, 2001 - 11:42 AM

Hello World!

I absolutely hate getting my photo taken for ID cards. All last year I had this shot of me with an inane grin on my learner's permit. I had to go and renew it the other day, and this time decided not to smile as much. However, the camera caught me just before the smile, my mouth half-open - which made me look like a gormless twit.

Why do we always look our worst on the cards we have to show to everyone?

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- How do you think Enterprise season one will end?

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Trek Two Years Ago

This was the major news item on November 28, 1999:

  • Voyager September-October Ratings
    The first three episodes of Voyager's sixth season outperformed the year before, but the next three episodes fell below season five's level. Overall, however, the ratings average was almost identical to that of season five in the same time period.

    More news can be found in the archives.

Today's Television Listings

  • At 8:00pm (9:00pm Central), UPN will be showing will be showing the Enterprise episode 'Cold Front.' Here's how the official site describes the episode:

    When the Enterprise comes in contact with an alien vessel transporting stargazers to observe a spectacular stellar event, Archer invites them aboard the ship not realizing that Silik, a Suliban enemy, is among them. Archer quickly realizes that Silik is engaged in a nefarious time-travelling mission and must stop him before he can tamper with the course of history.

    More information about the episode can be found in its episode guide listing.

  • TNN will be showing the Next Generation episodes 'The Measure of Man' at 8:00 p.m and 'A Matter of Perspective' at 11:00 p.m eastern time.

  • The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series episode ' The Devil in the Dark' at 6:00 p.m, and 'Tomorrow is Yesterday' at 10:00 p.m.

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series episode 'Obsession' 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 'Covenant' at 4:00 p.m and Voyager's 'Workforce 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 and 18:00 GMT. Sky One will show TNG's 'Bloodlines' at 17:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

  • In the Netherlands, RTL5 will show DS9's 'Playing God' at 18:00 ECT, while NET5 will show Voyager's 'Innocence' at 18:30. Thanks go out to StarTrek.nl for this!

Tomorrow's Television Listings

  • TNN will be showing TNG's 'The Dauphin' at 8:00pm, and TNG's 'Yesterday's Enterprise' at 11:30pm.

  • The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series's 'Errand of Mercy' at 6:00pm, and 'Court Martial' at 10:00pm.

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series's 'Wolf In The Fold' at 10:00am Eastern Time, with a repeat at 2:00pm, TNG's 'Pen Pals' at 3:00pm, DS9's 'It's Only A Paper Moon' at 4:00pm and Voyager's 'Human Error' at 5:00pm.

  • In the United Kingdom, Sky One will be showing TNG's 'Emergence' at 17:00 GMT, with a repeat at 00:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

  • In the Netherlands, RTL5 will be showing DS9's 'Profit And Loss' at 18:00 CET, while NET5 will be showing Voyager's 'The Thaw' at 18:30. Thanks go out to StarTrek.nl for this!

  • In Australia, TV1 will be showing DS9's 'The Sound of Her Voice' at 02:00. Thanks go out to the Australian Babylon 5 & Star Trek air schedule.

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