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4th Mar '17 12:15:59 PM jayhawk01
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* From one of the deleted scenes: Thermian engineers ask Sgt. Chen/Fred Kwan for assistance in explaining some unusual readings on their instruments. Rather than actually do anything, Fred simply asks some questions of the Thermians, who, in turn, identify the problem and solution for themselves. Fred Kwan actually taught the aliens critical thinking skills!


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** There were; you can see several people at the convention running for their lives as the ship crashed in to the stage. Let's just hope they're all okay!
13th Dec '16 9:24:23 PM LBHills
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** We ''know'' they're bastards, because they didn't take everybody ([[ButtMonkey except Gilligan]]) home when they left the island.
28th Oct '16 1:28:53 PM nombretomado
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* The Thermians probably thought the ''GilligansIsland'' episodes were ApocalypticLogs, since you'd think they'd have been rescued by the camera crew had they really been lost.

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* The Thermians probably thought the ''GilligansIsland'' ''Series/GilligansIsland'' episodes were ApocalypticLogs, since you'd think they'd have been rescued by the camera crew had they really been lost.
1st Jun '16 10:26:37 PM lorgskyegon
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** Unless they were also lost.
14th Feb '16 11:20:00 AM jayhawk01
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* It's mentioned several times how useless Gwen's character's purpose on the show ([[spoiler: to talk to/repeat the computer]]) is. However, having the computer programmed to recognize and respond to only one voice on the ship would ensure that no accidental commands are followed, especially when things got chaotic on the bridge (i.e. during the flight through the minefield or the final battle between the Protector and Sarris).
19th Jan '16 7:41:02 AM MrDeath
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* Of course Gwen's character was just for fanservice, but why, in the real world, does her outfit fall to ribbons, revealing her shoulders and breasts? As mentioned elsewhere, the Thermians copied the show down to the most minute detail and have plenty of evidence that Lt. Madison's uniform is of a shoddy construction (especially in the upper-body area) compared to her male counterparts'.

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* Of course Gwen's character was just for fanservice, but why, in the real world, does her outfit fall to ribbons, revealing her shoulders and breasts? As mentioned elsewhere, the Thermians copied the show down to the most minute detail and have plenty of evidence that Lt. Madison's uniform is of a shoddy construction (especially in the upper-body area) compared to her male counterparts'.
18th Jan '16 6:36:08 PM bobotheking
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* Of course Gwen's character was just for fanservice, but why, in the real world, does her outfit fall to ribbons, revealing her shoulders and breasts? As mentioned elsewhere, the Thermians copied the show down to the most minute detail and have plenty of evidence that Lt. Madison's uniform is of a shoddy construction (especially in the upper-body area) compared to her male counterparts'.
6th Dec '15 8:27:01 AM ThallianGold
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* Mathesar is horrified to find out that his heroes have lied to him and the Thermians about the show's true nature, but after the climax is apparently of a mind that they were actually lying to Sarris about being actors. He now thinks lying is something that can occasionally be used for good, but doesn't understand that Jason's white lies (made when he thought everything was fine) led to cataclysmic consequences anyway. He definitely doesn't seem to get that any benefits of Jason's deceit were entirely accidental.
4th Nov '15 10:39:21 AM Discar
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* It's implied the thermians tested the teleporter unsuccessfully, since it appears to only function for the species for which it is programmed (humans). Given what happened to the pig-lizard, there is the distinct possibility that at least one unfortunate thermian [[TeleporterAccident suffered the same fate]].
** On second thought, if they ''had'' tried it on their own people (or even a non-sentient species from their own planet, like animal testing on Earth), Teb could have explained to Kwan at least roughly what would happen if a non-human was teleported ([[TooMuchInformation not that it would help with Kwan's anxiety at all]]). Since even they seem to be in the dark, it's more likely they just built it and never tested it, just like the Omega 13.

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* It's implied the thermians tested the teleporter unsuccessfully, since it appears to only function for the species for which it is programmed (humans). Given what happened to the pig-lizard, there is the distinct possibility that at least one unfortunate thermian [[TeleporterAccident suffered the same fate]].
** On second thought, if they ''had'' tried it on their own people (or even a non-sentient species from their own planet, like animal testing on Earth), Teb could have explained to Kwan at least roughly what would happen if a non-human was teleported ([[TooMuchInformation not that it would help with Kwan's anxiety at all]]). Since even they seem to be in the dark, it's more likely they just built it and never tested it, just like the Omega 13.
3rd Nov '15 7:38:05 PM MrUnderhill
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** On second thought, if they ''had'' tried it on their own people (or even a non-sentient species from their own planet, like animal testing on Earth), Tebb could have explained to Kwan at least roughly what would happen if a non-human was teleported. Since even they seem to be in the dark, it's more likely they just built it and never tested it, just like the Omega 13.

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** On second thought, if they ''had'' tried it on their own people (or even a non-sentient species from their own planet, like animal testing on Earth), Tebb Teb could have explained to Kwan at least roughly what would happen if a non-human was teleported.teleported ([[TooMuchInformation not that it would help with Kwan's anxiety at all]]). Since even they seem to be in the dark, it's more likely they just built it and never tested it, just like the Omega 13.
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