Monday, August 22, 2011

Star Trek As We Know It Blogfest!







The creative Ellie Garratt is holding the splendiferous Star Trek As We Know It Blogfest--woooooot! To read other entries, click here!




Before I go onto the other stuff, let me tell you that Data is my mostest, favoritest character--GO DATA!


"The Host"
Star Trek: The Next Generation episode

Dr. Crusher and her affectionate patient
Episode no.Season 4
Episode 23
Directed byMarvin V. Rush
Written byMichel Horvat
Featured musicJay Chattaway
Production code197
Original air dateMay 11, 1991



I'm such a hopeless romantic!




Oooh! Can you see why this romance author loves this episode? I was so enamored by the love here, but so CRUSHED at the end. I cried. No, I bawled my eyes out and I was only a teenager then!

I was also intrigued by the romance between Will Riker and Deanna Troi. Their little interludes had me coming back for more in hopes that one day . . .




they would end up together.


I'm so glad they married at the very end. 




Finally . . .






What are your favorite scenes?


chart image courtesy of Wikipedia

36 comments:

  1. Oh you romantic woman you!! Awwwwwwwwwwwww! How lovely!! Yay for true love in outer space! If I'm to pick a romantic scene or two - it'll be the tragic ones between Capt Kirk and Joan Collins (City on the Edge of Forever)and that between Sarek and Spock's mum! Take care
    x

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  2. Thank you for sharing these. I also loved the romances they placed into the series and was so glad to see that Wil and Deana finally got married. They paired her off with everybody. I always wanted Beverly and Picard to get together. Sigh. :)

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  3. You sure can tell you're a fan! Awesome!

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  4. I always liked Data too, even though in Generations he went a little off the deep end.

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  5. Loved the romantic element to your list. Riker and Troi were a great couple.

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  6. Not a trekkie, but always fun to see what others think.

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  7. You are a hopeless romantic!
    I listed my favorite episodes today, with DS9's trip back in time to the Tribbles at the very top of my list.

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  8. nice lovy-dovy... star trek moments...
    i think my favorite is when data finds spot in the rubble and starts to cry... wait that's not romance... or is it?

    jeremy

    ps. yeah i know.

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  9. Great rundown on your favorite Trek stuff Elizabeth. I agree.

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  10. Aw, I love data- he's awesome! And his cat is so cute <3

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  11. Fabulous post. I always hope I'd end up with Kirk . . .ah, well.

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  12. Data is my favorite too. I wasn't a big Riker or Troi fan, but the romances that kept popping up always intrigued me. Do you remember Lt. Ro and Riker?

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  13. Great picks on your list. I could watch the Enterprise and Reliant hunt for each other all, that is my favorite scene.

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  14. I love Data too. I don't think I could pick out a favorite scene or episode. I love them all so much!

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  15. Love your choices. Makes me want to explore the 'net for episodes of Trek I haven't seen

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  16. Jennifer, poor Sarek. :(

    Laila, tell me about it! It should've happened, too! :(

    Milo! LOL! I liked his kitty, Spot, too! :D

    Alex, yes, the Tribbles. I love how they react to the Klingons and how the Klingons react to them--talk about true comedy! ;)

    Jeremy, it is LOVE! *sigh* ;) I loved that scene too! :)

    Ellie, LOL! I thought he was cute when he was young. ;)

    Christine, I loved Ryker and Troi when I was young--now I wonder why they just didn't go ahead and get on with it. Ugh... Lt. Ro? I've always thought she was gorgeous! <3

    Bn, that was a great episode! I still can't get over the fact that Kahn is from Fantasy Island. ;)

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  17. Huntress, I know there are many that I haven't seen! I would love a Star Trek Marathon night! :)

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  18. I'm glad Ryker & Troi ended up together, too. My husband was so in love with Beverly Crusher.

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  19. Great choices! Data is the best! :)

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  20. Mary, Beverly was a wonderful character. I liked her too!

    Amy, go Data!!!! ;)

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  21. Wonderful choices! By the way you have a new follower!

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  22. Aw... you chose the romantic part. How awesome!

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  23. Cute that it's the romance in the show that you loved! Great memories!

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  24. Glad to hear someone else is a giant Data fan. :)

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  25. Totally agree! So happy that Will and Deanna got together in the end. I agree with Laila, though- kept hoping Picard and Dr. Crusher would have tied the knot, too. :)

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  26. Great twist on the blogfest. I like the romantic angle.

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  27. Lovely choices, and I agree about Riker and Troi. They were so meant for each other in spite of everything the writers kept trying to do (like have her marry Worf!!).

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  28. i loved that Troi and Riker finally married, but really wished he hadn't been such a lech with all the other women they dragged thru each episode.

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  29. Oh how I loved "The Host". It was achingly romantic. I'm glad Troi and Riker were married also. Beautiful choices.

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  30. A beautiful post, I love Star Trek, a greeting.

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  31. I heart Star Trek, but I wanted Troi to end up with Worf. Humph.

    I gave you an award on my blog today.

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  32. How sweet, Elizabeth!!
    I never really watched much of the other series, but I can see I missed out. I'm supposed to be the horror writer, but in truth, I think I'm really a big softy like you.
    ;)

    -Jimmy

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  33. Jess, thank you! *HUGS*

    Clarissa, the softer side of Star Trek. ;)

    Danette, I know I've missed so many more, but these are the ones that I remembered. :)

    Libby, I really liked Data--especially when he stood up to the Borg Queen! :D

    Mariah, thank you! :)

    Donna, LOL!

    Michelle, I think they wanted a dashing young Kirk persona in here and Picard couldn't live up to it for some reason. *rolls eyes*

    Belle, thank you! :)

    Leisha, I wonder how it would've ended up if they had??? An award? Yipeee! Thank you <3

    James, how sweet! Horror, eh? Maybe you could have two mass murderers fall in love! ;)

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  34. I must admit I'm not a StarTrek fan, but I enjoyed the pictures.
    I particularly enjoyed the photo of the couple with the champagne flutes kissing, that was very romantic.

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  35. Thanks for warping around the Federation with us! I have a lot of favorite scenes, but one that pops to mind is the first meeting between Wesley Crusher and Robin Lefler in 'The Game'; he thinks that he's such hot stuff and she shows him that he doesn't know everything about sensor calibration. :)

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