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By Caillan
July 29, 2002 - 12:21 PM

Hello World!

I'm afraid I've become terribly addicted to the Commonwealth Games. Last night I was up until 2am watching the gymnastics and the 20km walk. It was such a joy to see Jane Saville win the gold after being tragically disqualified in the 2000 Olympics just as she was entering the stadium. Australia also came in 1-2-3 in the women's marathon - another great achievement.

Channel 7's also been running a few amusing little features to break up the main coverage. Yesterday, there was a look at Russell Watson's home gym and car, and today they followed around a Mancunian Ian Thorpe impersonator. Since semester starts tomorrow I'm going to have to learn to push the off-button on the remote control.

Trek BBS Today

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

- What would your command style be?

- Why did Dr. Crusher leave the Enterprise-D in TNG season two?

- In Science Fiction & Fantasy: What would you like to see in 'Star Wars: Episode III'?

More topics can be found at the Trek BBS!

Trek Two Years Ago

These were some of the major news items on July 28 & 29, 2000:

  • Even More On 'Imperfection' and 'Drive'
    New spoilers posted online revealed more information on the second and third episodes of Voyager's seventh season. This included the news that all the Borg children with the exception of Icheb would leave in 'Imperfection,' while in 'Drive' a terrorist plot would threaten a race celebrating the end of an inter-planetary war.

  • Cast & Crew Info For First 4 Episodes
    The offical site opened its Production News section, containing official information on 'Star Trek: Nemesis,' Series V, and Voyager's final season.

    More news items can be found in the archives.

Happy Birthday!

Today is the 30th birthday of Wil Wheaton, who played Wesley Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Today's Television Listings

  • TNN will be showing the Next Generation episodes 'Heart of Glory' at 8:00 p.m Eastern Time, with 'Shades of Gray' at 11:00 p.m.

  • The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series episode 'Mirror, Mirror' at 6:00 p.m Eastern Time.

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series episode 'Friday's Child' at 10:00 a.m And 2:00 p.m Eastern Time, with TNG's 'The Schizoid Man' at 3:00 p.m, DS9's 'Shadows and Symbols' at 4:00 p.m and Voyager's 'Human Error' at 5:00 p.m.

  • In the United Kingdom, E4 will show the Original series episode 'The Man Trap' at 14:00 GMT. Sky one will show TNG's 'The Last Outpost' at 17:00, with Voyager's 'Scorpion (Part 2 of 2)' at 21:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

Tomorrow's Television Listings

  • TNN will be showing TNG's 'The Arsenal of Freedom' at 8:00pm Eastern Time and 'Evolution' at 11:30pm.

  • The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series's 'The Apple' at 6:00pm Eastern Time.

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series's 'Assignment: Earth' at 10:00am Eastern Time, 'The Deadly Years' at 2:00pm, TNG's 'Unnatural Selection' at 3:00pm, DS9's 'Afterimage' at 4:00pm and Voyager's 'Q2' at 5:00pm.

  • In the United Kingdom, E4 will be showing the Original Series's 'Charlie X' at 14:00 GMT, Sky One will be showing TNG's 'Lonely Among Us' at 15:00 and Network 2 will be showing 'Star Trek: First Contact' at 19:45.

  • In Australia, TV1 will be showing the Original Series's 'Wink of an Eye' at 23:50. Thanks go out to Sci-Fi TV Schedules International!

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