I thought the same thing...and both me and my gram were shouting at the TV when we watched this the other day. No way in Hell I would have kept waking in the hall and a strnage one was out there...Woulda turned right back around and went back into Medical Center.
Floyd Resler <macmage@...
> wrote: Force of Life was one of my favorite episodes. Scared me when I was
a kid. I really liked the fact that the episode had no pat answers.
Like other episodes, something happens to the Alphans and they can't
explain why it happened. That's one thing I always found refreshing
The only thing I couldn't figure out was why did the nurse who was
running from Anton yell for the guys getting in the Travel Tube. Or,
at least, call for help on her commlock!
On Jan 9, 2006, at 11:00 AM, John Beaver wrote:
> This is one thing I always preferred about 1999
> compared to Trek, where every story revolves around
> the same three guys. It's nice to know that things
> happen to people outside the main cast. It makes
> Alpha feel more like a real place, knowing that those
> other 300+ people aren't just there to get killed when
> it's convenient to the story.
> --- Mike wrote:
>> --- In OnlineAlpha@yahoogroups.com, "Robert C.
>>> Mike wrote:
>>>> Some of the series' best episodes have been
>> centered around guest
>>>> Voyager's Return
>>>> Dragon's Domain
>>>> Testament of Arkadia
>>>> Force of Life
>>>> We'll have to agree to disagree about this
>> point, I guess.
>>> FORCE OF LIFE IS THE EP IN QUESTION!!! As for the
>> rest of those:
>>> at least have a half interesting plot!
>> I understand that it's the episode in question, but
>> I pointed out
>> shows that share the same "flaw", whose quality has
>> not suffered
>> because of it. At least in my opinion, anyway.
>> As for F of L's plot? I found it to be a pretty
>> diverting foray into
>> a gothic horror style of story. To each his own, I
>> guess. If you
>> don't like it I don't have any inclination to change
>> your mind on the
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