Gene Roddenberry's Earth Final Conflict, let's see how bad it is 

I have never seen this. It has three stars on amazon tho. You know how bad something has to be to have three stars on amazon?

i don't know how much imma watch either. it has five seasons and i definitely will not be watching all of it

it starts with these guys discussing security for some event and their lips are slightly out of sync with their dialogue (maybe that's an amazon prime issue?)

Gene Roddenberry's Earth Final Conflict, let's see how bad it is 

the one guy has this cheap plastic prop on his arm and the other guy asks what it is but he doesn't answer

Gene Roddenberry's Earth Final Conflict, let's see how bad it is 

this very cgi ship flies over the crowd and lands and this lady is inside and she sure is in front of some green screen. boy is she

Gene Roddenberry's Earth Final Conflict, let's see how bad it is 

this is our alien i guess. which they said wasn't really male or female but they refer to as he anyway

Gene Roddenberry's Earth Final Conflict, let's see how bad it is 

okay, everybody go watch the intro because the performance of the narrator in the intro is fucking hilarious and you need to experience it

Gene Roddenberry's Earth Final Conflict, let's see how bad it is 

okay was it actually written by gene roddenberry? because if it was oh boy there's gonna be some insufferable yet vapid preachiness and just so much sexism

Gene Roddenberry's Earth Final Conflict, let's see how bad it is 

the alien Da'an begins his speech to the crowd by making hilarious parseltongue noises

Gene Roddenberry's Earth Final Conflict, let's see how bad it is 

omg they used a clone tool to make it look like they had a huge crowd 😆

Gene Roddenberry's Earth Final Conflict, let's see how bad it is 

this sequence goes on for several long, LONG minutes where the alien is giving this scifi boilerplate speech abut how they came to earth and cured diseases and ended world hunger and so forth
while this sniper guy is getting ready to shoot them
standard stuff you've seen millions of times

Gene Roddenberry's Earth Final Conflict, let's see how bad it is 

so the sniper aims at the alien and then this guy blocks the crosshairs, i mean he's very clearly and obviously blocking the target, the sniper instead of waiting for a clear shot just fires anyway and hits the guy who was in the way
🤷

Gene Roddenberry's Earth Final Conflict, let's see how bad it is 

then the guy with the plastic prop on his arm fires a very cheap effect at the building where the sniper is and blows up part of it

Gene Roddenberry's Earth Final Conflict, let's see how bad it is 

the doctor is Lwaxanna

Gene Roddenberry's Earth Final Conflict, let's see how bad it is 

oh man they're gonna use green screen a lot, aren't they?

Gene Roddenberry's Earth Final Conflict, let's see how bad it is 

i hate cop protagonists. they're boring. they're always written the same way. they may as well all be the same damn character and mostly they are boring af

so our protagonist is a cop and he works in this generic cop place where generic cop stuff is going on and has generic cop dialogue with this other guy

Gene Roddenberry's Earth Final Conflict, let's see how bad it is 

so the alien is here to touch us

also his (that's the pronoun they're using so that's what imma go with) name is Da'an and they are pronouncing it as two syllables
i don't why i'm annoyed by that but i am

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Gene Roddenberry's Earth Final Conflict, let's see how bad it is 

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"I just want to touch your species"

Da'an is Joe Biden incognito.

Gene Roddenberry's Earth Final Conflict, let's see how bad it is 

@msh
@Taweret

Now, we all need to move on from this pattern of creepiness and just make Da'an the next horrible also-ran already.

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