- Oct 27, 2017
DS9 also had overarching meta-arcs. So even that isn't something radically new.TNG didn't have constant resets. There are several arcs throughout the series, they're just not capital S serialized drama format. What is up with people fake newsing the show and inaccurately assessing it for what it was.
I mean, speaking of overdone, I think we are in peak exhaustion of serialization as a compelling format these days. It's been over a decade of it being the dominant form and it's honestly a little boring now. For all the talk in recent years of a golden age of television it feels kind of stagnant. I'd really love to see some variety in how stories are told through longer form narratives and it's like we're stuck in serialization for the foreseeable future.