Of most importance, I am not longer writing Nitpicker’s Guides. This Nitpicker’s guide is very good as far as it goes – it gives a plot synopsis of each episode from seasons , lists plot, technology and continuity errors and has super-geek quiz questions, for each episode and a few very challenging! It’s main fault is, naturally, that it’s dated; one quiz aims to determine how “Trekked” you are by what sort of VHS you own. Firstly, it’s pretty funny. Read it Forward Read it first. It’s also occasionally sexist, especially where Councillor Troi is concerned, and in places un-PC it refers to American actress Patti Yasutake as “oriental”. Film Performing Arts Reference Category:
And so, an unknown, unpublished author came up with a little idea and put together an odd book that sold 70, copies its first year in print. Deep Space Nine , and Star Trek: In , Farrand published Grumpy Old Prophets: Voyager and assorted Movies. Take me to the fabulous NitCentral Discussion Board! The writing style is relaxed and full of wry humour while it gently pokes fun at the writers and actors on the Next Generation. Phil got much better at nitpicking after he wrote this, and when fans began to write in, it really helped him. Mar 31, Pages.
Mar 30, Abraham Ray rated it it was amazing Shelves: We got all the back issues of the Newsletters. About Phil Farrand Phil Farrand is an award-winning computer programmer best known for the creation of Finale.
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Stephen Gilman rated it really liked it Feb 19, Sometime, just for grins, if you are interested in seeing what these guides have birthed, go to google. Unfortunately my copy ends at Descent Part 1. Oct 26, AJ rated it really liked it Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It’s main fault is, naturally, that it’s dated; one quiz aims to determine how “Trekked” you are by what sort of VHS you own.
English for Everyone Slipcase: Back in the days when I would attend Star Trek conventions, more often than not, the books I signed held the marks of a great deal of use: Wade rated it really liked it Feb 04, It also doesn’t delve guids the themes and stories of the episodes.
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Which is not too shabby for a non-fiction book about a television series. You can also check up on the lastest Guild Statistics and even brush up on you nitpicking jargon with the official Nitpickers Guild Glossary. Often I would watch a scene half a dozen times before I found the reflection of the microphone in a mirror or the vase that turns back and forth between camera angles.
I wish it included season 7. The book will lead you to the tiniest details in each episode, completely hidden to the casual viewer. Now I know guid in this This Nitpicker’s guide is very good as far as it goes – it gives a plot synopsis of each episode from seasonslists plot, technology and continuity errors and has super-geek quiz atar, for each episode and a few very challenging!
Oh man, I recently revisited this It’s like a treasure hunt. Books by Phil Farrand. In short, it’s your one-stop shopping area to satisfy those nitpicking urges. Is it totally mind-blowing to every dyed in the Andorian-wool Trekkie.
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It depicts a world in which Jesus Christ and his followers have returned to Earth to rule with an iron rod for a thousand years. Film Performing Arts Reference. Those plans changed when his wife Lynette, who had served as music minister at their church for 16 years, decided to take a two-year break.
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Actually, dtar takes about a month for your name to appear. Farrand decided to create an online version of the newsletter called Nitpicker Central, or Nitcentral; this took the form of an HTML feature called “This Week at Nitcentral”, and debuted in November Ariella Chezar and Julie Michaels. Cracking the AP U. After responding to Dr. Inspired by Your Browsing History.
I took that as a high compliment. I wrote a somewhat scathing note on the page where it describes Farrand as an “author,” because basically, he just bitches about continuity errors in ST: Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
He also began a new Internet provider venture called Zarks, providing high-speed Internet access to the rural areas in and around Greene County, Missouri. By the way, please stop by and take a look at the Rules of Conduct while you’re browsing. It never assumes prior Trek knowledge on behalf of the reader, but neither does it shy away from the fact that this is a book written by Trekkers, for Trekkers or Trekkies, to use my preferred term.
Thanks Mike B for the nudge to update this! I don’t have the patience to sit through and watch each episode over and over to catch all those visual and contextual inconsistancies. A collection of errors and also some of the great special effects that they pulled off from seasons Phil got much better at nitpicking after he wrote this, and when fans began to write in, it really helped him.
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