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4857Re: Probe Control Re-imagined

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  • ronaldheld
    Nov 22, 2007
      Until I read it here, i did no see the analogue that exist between
      the new Bionic Woman and Search.


      --- In probe_control@yahoogroups.com, "Merlin David Avatar"
      <AVATAR_MERLIN@...> wrote:
      >
      > Ok then, how about the "NORAD" mock-up used in the old
      > movie "Wargames". I think that too has possibilities although it
      too
      > would have to be updated. There are also several "control Rooms"
      > from various James Bond movies that could fill the bill.
      >
      > But as my good friend Dennis Miller is fond of saying: "That's just
      > MY opinion, but I could be wrong."
      >
      > Of course, anything that would bring a revival of our Favorite
      > series, even as a mini-series of one-time movie.
      >
      > Merlin
      >
      > --- In probe_control@yahoogroups.com, Geoff Willmetts
      > <gfwillmetts@> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Hello Dino
      > >
      > > The problem is that series like 'Alias' and our own [Spooks] (usa
      > title: MI5) use similar trechniques to Search to keep up with their
      > agents.
      > >
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      > > To: probe_control@: richardperez@: Tue, 20 Nov 2007
      > 08:42:46 -0500Subject: Re: [probe_control] Probe Control Re-imagined
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > I vote for the GE center design. Perfect for a 'command center'
      > look.Dean G. wrote:>> Greetings, All,>> I know it's probably been
      > ages since I've had anything to> contribute (no, it HAS been ages).
      > So, since the group has been> UNUSUALLY quiet this month I thought
      > I'd share some interesting> possibilities with everyone.>> Since
      > every so often the topic of 'how would Probe Control look>
      > if "Search" was revived as a modern series?' comes up, I bring it
      > up> now and I pass on something that came to my attention courtesy
      > of> NASA Tech Briefs:>>
      > http://www.techinteriors.com/installations.htm >
      > <http://www.techinteriors.com/installations.htm>>> Personally, I
      can
      > see several of these as strong contenders (mind> you, each of the
      > following would need a few modifications to lighting> to give it
      the
      > true feeling of our beloved Probe Control):>> the "GE Operations
      > Center" could present the feel of Probe Control> from the pilot
      > movie - containing several Probe Control Units;>> the "Security
      > Console" would give it that "bridge of the Galactica"> feeling
      > (either Galactica actually);>> the "Global Command Center Console",
      > layout-wise, best captures the> general arrangement of the original
      > Probe Control;>> now take the back chair away from the "Call Center
      > Console", add it> to the "Security Console" above as Cameron's
      > console, and you> complete the feeling.>> Now, while "Control Room
      > Console and Mobile Video> Wall", "Monitoring Station",
      and "Military
      > Command Console" each have> their merits, I couldn't get past their
      > having a strong feeling of> being in a Batcave, regardless of
      > lighting.>> End Run,> Dino>> [Non-text portions of this message
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