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It's not like TNG at all. That's the whole point. It's Trek Classic.
In other words, it's*fun*.
The plots could be classic Trek plots and even the music matches. The
alien makeup looks like an exageration of Federation-style aliens: all
lines on the forehead and funny ears.
As I said before I think they set out to make a parody and pulled back,
but left in some of the jokes. I think the best description would be
"tongue in cheek." Last episode had a serious moral dilemma about
protecting children in war -- all wrapped up in wisecracks by the two
guys disguised as Krill trying not to be caught. Previous week a problem
about time travel changing history, while a guy gets his leg cut off as
a practical joke (a joke you could only have with science fictional
Maybe somebody should ask MacFarlane.
Have you noticed that from the back the ship looks like a big grin?