Talk:Gerry Anderson's New Captain Scarlet

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There is something that I find suspicous about the remake, not the CGI animation itself but how it was distributed on ITV. With the viewing ratings of the Minstry of Mayhem lower than the BBC equivilent (At the time it was first aired it was Dick and Dom in da Bunglow), did ITV consider trying to boost it with this as some stupid attempt to boost the rating of their failing Saturday slot? I mean when it was going to be first aired the advert for it showed no mention of it being part of the MoM, yet the time for it clearly showed where it would be logically.

Thankfully, it is now being shown outside the MoM, unthankfully the damage has already been done (i.e it was part of some sick rating drive)-Dynamo_ace

I like it, I think it is really good and I am a fan of gerry anderson so...

Size[edit]

This is getting to be pretty huge. Perhaps someone should break the episodes off into their own page?207.162.216.15 02:06, 6 July 2007 (UTC)

My understanding was that episode guides were now ruled "not-suitable" for Wiki. certainly they are being AfD'd with regularity nowawdays -- SockpuppetSamuelson 10:07, 6 July 2007 (UTC)
I'm seeing episode lists prominently linked around WP. Just as a real encyclopaedia has lists (in table form, etc.) for reference, so should an online one. In any case, I've added the 'too long' notice, which this article is. The TOC is off my screen at a relatively high resolution, at least.--Dancraggs 17:36, Tuesday July 10 2007 (UTC)
All the other Gerry Anderson series have episode lists, and it would reduce the size of the article considerably. I'm not sure about whether episode lists are still considered suitable but there are plenty out there and there is a Wikipedia Taskforce dedicated to this so I would think they're acceptable
Bobfos 11:10, 18 July 2007 (UTC)
Done. Simply south 16:46, 15 October 2007 (UTC)

Wiki-linking of characters biogs between both series[edit]

Biographing and Wiki-Linking characters between both series is going to get messy. Captain Scarlet/Captain Blue/Captain Black are already disambiguated specifically for the original series. What's more, Destiny Angel is a whole new character in the new series. It makes more sense to create separate encyclopaedia entries for the new characters, disambiguating as requred, cross-referencing between old and new. Or has the topic been addressed elsewhere? Cain Mosni 18:52, 23 May 2006 (UTC)

DVDs[edit]

The series has now been fully released on DVD for Europe-region machines. -- Simon Cursitor

Official Website[edit]

There was a Captain Scarlet web site, which as well as a Spectrum styled user interface, contained information on how the CGI series was created. This disappeared after a short while. Perhaps the domain was not renewed. Dawd 18:30, 28 January 2007 (UTC)

http://web.archive.org/web/20051206004356/http://www.captainscarlet.com/ DJ Barney 00:26, 16 June 2007 (UTC)

Fair use rationale for Image:Computer.jpg[edit]

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Look and Feel[edit]

Does this article deserve a mention of the unique look ? It is very different to Pixar productions for example, and for very good reasons explained in this interview with one of the animators: http://www.newtek-europe.com/uk/community/lightwave/thornton/1.html At least, there should be a reference to this interview somewhere. DJ Barney 00:29, 16 June 2007 (UTC)

Perhaps it would be interesting to add a section on the CGI aspect of it and how it differs, provided that there is enough material to warrant this section. If you think you could do it, then by all means. --Dancraggs 17:39, Tuesday July 10 2007 (UTC)

Article too long[edit]

Since a "too long" tag has been placed on the article I would suggest moving the episode summaries to a separate page like most other tv-related articles (and all the other Gerry Anderson series). This would slim down the main article considerably. Any objections? Bobfos 10:59, 18 July 2007 (UTC)

Sorry didn't see the above discussion :(

Bobfos 11:02, 18 July 2007 (UTC)

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Punctuation[edit]

Who is it who keeps putting all the apostrophies into this? I keep taking them out again, coz they're either not needed, or not in the right place. For example... Spectrum's Captain's. The apostrophie in 'Spectrums' should be after the second 's', because the Captains belong to Spectrum. And, unless the word after Captains is something belonging to them, or would have been something like 'is' or 'has', the apostrophie is not needed. I know this is somewhat trivial, and I shouldn't care so much, it's just I love NCS and want the article on it to look its best and accurate as can be. It'd save me a lot of time if people would stop putting them back in. Thanks, Elaine Colt.

It's not trivial at all, Elaine: proper punctuation makes a huge difference in the quality of a website. If Wikipedia is to become a definitive and respected source, we need to be determined to get our spelling, punctuation, and grammar right. Thanks for your contributions!
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Last episode[edit]

The second to last episode is "Dominion". That should have been used as the last episode because it would leave people wondering if the Mysterons had been destroyed whereas in the last episode, it's business as usual, in a series without a real ending.(130.255.31.115 (talk) 13:28, 25 March 2013 (UTC))

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