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Yet another episode

Make-it-yourself yet another episode of your favorite series. With constraints. To make it more fun.
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It may be possible to take all the episodes of a series, and cut them up to do a completely new episode. Not a parody, but a stylization of one, with it's own plot, usual gimmicks, etc.

Optionally (this is more technical work, but less, I guess, creativity) one can redub some cuts - but only with sounds from episodes of the same series.

(This, of course, can be done with any series; I would just like to do it with ST:TNG. Oh, and producing Seinfeld in this way would probably be a waste of time.)

In ST, you can account for mixing episodes from different years easily - time warp blablabla :)

debedb, Mar 11 2003


       More Star Trek ! More Star Trek ! Yes ! YEEEESSSS !   

8th of 7, Mar 11 2003

       This would be difficult, if you took clips from series 1 of ST:TNG and mix in scenes from series 7 the result would be funny, verging on parody whether you intended it or not.   

       (+) I like parody.
death's_roadie, Mar 11 2003

       Well...... a few exterior shots, Will Riker yelling "Shields Up ! Red Alert !", Chief O'Brian reporting that the transporters are offline, Beverly Crusher looking concerned and Wesley Crusher being endlessly irritating and you've already got 43.27% of most ST:NG episodes ......
8th of 7, Mar 11 2003

       The other 56.73% was Worf emitting a low-level growl.
sambwiches, Mar 11 2003

       There's a contemporary artist (forgotten the name, but I think it's a woman artist) who has taken at least one television series (forget which one; it seems to have been before my time, and s/he may have done others, but I've only seen the one) and compiled dozens of art videos by stringing together all the *___fill-in-the-blank___* scenes from the series. For instance, when I saw the exhibit, "All smoking" was playing. It was one scene with smoking in it followed by another, unrelated smoking scene, followed by another...until the end. On the wall next to the video player was a set of dozens of disks, labeled with titles like "All kissing," "All eating," "All men in suits," etc.
beauxeault, Mar 11 2003

       Better yet, mix show genres. Seinfeld as captain of the Enterprise, with George sitting in Data's seat and Kramer as chief engineer. "Just move the ship, George. Push the button and get us out of this mess."
"I don't think I can take the pressure! <push> Dammit, Kramer spilled his coffee earlier on the console and now the button's jammed!"
Wesley Newman enters.
"Hah! Captain, you have no idea how long I've waited for this moment just to see you squirm. I can fix the transmorgifier button and save the ship, but it's going to cost you."
"How much?"
"I want half of your replicator rations of chocolate for the month..."
RayfordSteele, Mar 11 2003

       Dr. Ross: I'll take him now. This kid doesn't need more trauma.
Dr. Greene: Nope, I've got it. On the x-ray the clarinet is all the way through the lung.
Dr. Kovacs: I'll take over now. Abby, bring me the saw!
Dr. Weaver: You can't take out bowling balls without the parent's permission.
Carol: I found the end. Doug, pull this.
Dr. Romano: If you're all done here, I could use a blow job.
Dr. Carter: I can handle it. If you don't want to watch, that's your problem.
Dr. Corday: Robert, your arm is falling off again.
Parent: Is Danny going to be OK?
Dr. Weaver: Malucci, what are you doing in there?
Dr. Benton: Your daughter's pregnant.

Oh wait, that was the original episode...
roby, Mar 11 2003

       Make it so.
Jinbish, Mar 11 2003

       I expect you'll all be looking forward with great anticipation to my upcoming "Rockford Files: The Next Generation."
snarfyguy, Mar 11 2003

       If you tried this with a series other than Star Trek, where the cast wears the same clothing every episode, the constant outfit changes would be very annoying. Should work well with Gilligan's Island though.   

       I could have sworn that Berman/Braga actually did this a few times.
waugsqueke, Mar 11 2003

       //constant outfit changes would be very annoying//
On the other hand, if your finished episode were intended as a comedy, this could add much fun. Cutting back and forth between the long-haired and short-haired Worf, with suitable confused reactions from his cohorts, for example. (WTAGIPBAN)
krelnik, Mar 11 2003

       Throw in the changes to the forehead thing, and you've got a winner. Make it look like he's morphing from one scene to the next.
RayfordSteele, Mar 11 2003


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