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Eric Russ
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Posted: 02 January 2017 at 5:04pm | IP Logged | 1  

Hi guys,

Anyone has information on the aspect ratio for the Star Trek Next Generation complete series collection discs?

I have read that the blu-ray is widescreen, and the dvd is full frame.  

I wanted to know if there is any distortion on the widescreen disc, being that they were filmed, as far as I know for a full frame format originally.

Any insight is appreciated.
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John Byrne
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That widescreen/full frame scam is what turned me off SCRUBS.
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Steve De Young
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I have all of TNG on Blu-Ray, from the original season releases.  They are not widescreen.
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The screencaps on TREKCore indicate that the Blu-Rays present the episodes in their original/proper 4:3 aspect ratio. 

I've seen the episodes cropped for widescreen TVs on BBC America and such, but a lot of TV channels tend to do that with older shows and movies, which is annoying.
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Eric Russ
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Posted: 03 January 2017 at 2:06am | IP Logged | 5  

Thanks, guys.

It's noted that the DVDs are full frame, so I guess I'll get that, unless the Blu-Ray, when I go into a store, specifically states what Steve said.  It could be that these versions are repackaged and tinkered with.

Thanks, again.
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