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By Caillan
August 22, 2002 - 5:02 PM

Hello World!

It's been a truly dismal week here in Brisbane - rain, rain, and more rain.

Of course, yesterday, despite the fact that I woke up to the sound of rain, saw the raindrops through the window, and heard other family members talking about how awful the rain was, I forgot to take my umbrella with me to uni.

Consequently, I spent the day wading through a forest of other people's umbrellas which were trying to poke my eyes out, while all the drips which landed on their umbrellas ran on to me. And then, when I was walking home, in the dark, I might add, it decided to pour down, and I was totally saturated.

Note to self: take umbrella or suffer the consequences.

Trek BBS Today

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

- Who will be involved in Enterprise's first romance?

- Would a Garak cameo have worked in 'Nemesis'?

- In Science Fiction & Fantasy: What did you think of the latest 'Dead Zone'?

More topics can be found at the Trek BBS!

Trek Two Years Ago

These were some of the major news items on August 22, 2000:

  • John De Lancie To Guest Star On Andromeda
    It was announced that John de Lancie, known to Trek fans as Q, would be appearing in the upcoming Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda episode 'The Pearls That Were His Eyes.'

  • 'Inside Man' Synopsis & Production Info
    Paramount Pictures released the official synopsis for the upcoming Voyager episode, 'Inside Man':

    The crew of the U.S.S. Voyager gets an unexpected bonus in their regular "mail" beamed from Starfleet in the Alpha Quadrant. When a hologram of Reg Barclay appears telling the crew of a new plan that can get them home within days, everyone is elated. The plan seems dangerous in theory, but the Barclay hologram persuades the crew the risk is minimal. Meanwhile, back at Starfleet, the real Reg Barclay is completely unaware of his doppelganger's actions.

    More news can be found in the archives.

Today's Television Listings

  • TNN will be showing the Next Generation episodes 'The Royale' at 8:00 p.m Eastenr Time, with 'Deja Q' at 11:00 p.m.

  • The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series episode 'By Any Other Name' at 6:00 p.m Eastern Time.

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series episode 'The Enterprise Incident' at 10:00 a.m and 2:00 p.m Eastern Time, with TNG's 'The Ensigns of Command' at 3:00 p.m, DS9's 'The Changing Face of Evil' 4:00 p.m and Voyager's 'Prime Factors' at 5:00 p.m.

  • In the United Kingdom, E4 will show the Original Series episode 'Tomorrow Is Yesterday' at 14:00 GMT, while Sky One will show TNG's 'Where Silence Has Lease' at 17:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

Tomorrow's Television Listings

  • TNN will be showing TNG's 'Time Squared' at 8:00pm Eastern Time, TNG's 'Liaisons' at 9:00pm, TNG's 'Sub Rosa' at 10:00pm, and 'A Matter of Perspective' at 11:00pm.

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series's 'That Which Survives' at 10:00am Eastern Time, 'The Paradise Syndrome' at 2:00pm, TNG's 'The Survivors' at 3:00pm, DS9's 'When It Rains...' at 4:00pm, and Voyager's 'State of Flux' at 5:00pm.

  • In the United Kingdom, E4 will be showing the Original Series's 'Court Martial' at 16:00 GMT, Sky Movies Premier 4 will be showing 'Trekkies' at 16:30, and Sky One will be showing TNG's 'Elementary, Dear Data' at 17:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

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