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By Christian
May 10, 2000 - 12:26 PM

Hello World!

Self-discipline. Christian, you must have self-discipline. Do not click on this link. Do not.

This is what I've been saying to myself for the past few minutes, after I noticed a very tempting link in UltimateTV's Upcoming Shows page. In there, there's a link to a press release from Fox, with the headline "'Ally McBeal' falls in love". As here in the Netherlands we're just two episodes after Billy's death (Ally's 30th birthday was yesterday), I'm just dying to know who she will fall in love with - that new guy (Mark?), or good old John Cage after all? Still, I'm resolved not to click that link, as knowing that Billy would die did ruin a large part of the surprise for me. It's only now that I'm noticing how incredibly hard it is to avoid spoilers, a problem I'm sure many of you also have with TrekToday. Just the title of the season finale, 'Unimatrix Zero', probably reveals a lot to you already, and before 'Fury' aired the Jennifer Lien mentions in the headlines probably also gave you a hint that Kes would soon be returning. I suppose the times of 'Best Of Both Worlds', when Picard's assimilation was completely unexpected, will never be returning anymore.

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-Do you still remember TNG's 'Lower Decks' episode?

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Today On TV

-At 9:00pm (8:00pm Eastern Time), UPN will be showing Voyager's 'Life Líne'. Here's how UPN describes the episode:

'Life Line' - courtesy Vidiot, copyright Paramount Pictures Voyager's Doctor travels 30 thousand light years to apply an otherwise unknown medical technique to his dying creator, a very reluctant and contentious Dr. Zimmerman. But saving Zimmerman's life almost costs him his own holographic existence.

Thanks go out to Mr. Video Productions for the above image, which is of course copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

-In the United States, the Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series episode 'The Conscience Of The King' at 2:00pm Eastern Time.

-In Canada, Space! will be showing DS9's 'The Begotten' at 4:00am Eastern Time, the Original Series' 'The Paradise Syndrome' at 10:00am and at 4:00pm, and DS9's 'For The Uniform' at 10:00pm.

-In the United Kingdom, BBC Two will be showing DS9's 'Profit And Loss' at 18:45 GMT. Thanks go out to Kathryn Hughes for this!

-In Germany, Sat.1 will be showing Voyager's 'Verwerfliche Experimente' at 15:00 CET.

-Here in The Netherlands, Net 5 will be showing TNG's 'Peak Performance'at 18:10 CET. Thanks go out to for this!

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