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WHAT WE LEFT BEHIND-
LOOKING BACK AT STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE Special Edition
Blu-ray review by David Blackwell

DETAILS: 116 minutes, intro from Ira, deleted scenes, featurettes, theatrical trailer, full round table on making of the documentary
VIDEO: 1.78:1 (Anamorphic Widescreen) 1080p High Definition
AUDIO: English 5.1 DTS- HD Master Audio
Subtitles: English SDH, German, Dutch, French, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese

STUDIO: Shout Factory/ Shout Studios/ 455 Films/ Tuxedo Productions
RELEASE DATE: 8-6-2019
WHAT WE LEFT BEHIND is an excellent retrospective documentary that looks back at how different and groundbreaking STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE was as a show. It is great to see the writers of the show get back for a day to breakdown the first episode of a hypothetical eighth season and the documentary refers back to that throughout. The 22 minutes of footage from the show shown in HD quality look amazing and I wish there was a blu-ray release of the series because I would buy every single set of the seven year run of STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE (so STAR TREK fans, go buy more of those STAR TREK: NEXT GENERATION sets, STAR TREK: ENTERPRISE, and this documentary on blu-ray to show CBS that a release of DS9 is possible or enough to convince CBS to allow Shout Factory to license the series for blu-ray). The documentary interweaves interviews from cast and crew about the making of the show and various behind-the-scenes things from more than one perspective. Actress Terry Farrell didn't really want to leave the show at the end of season six, but she felt like Paramount wasn't listening to her when her contract was being renegotiated for season seven. The documentary shows how groundbreaking and ahead of its time that it was like the serialized storytelling that STAR TREK: ENTERPRISE and STAR TREK: DISCOVERY would later adopt. However, some STAR TREK fans didn't get the show and some discovered it through binge viewing years after DS9 had left the air.

SPECIAL FEATURES:
An intro from Ira
A BRIEF HISTORY OF STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE
WHAT WE LEFT OUT features around 47 minutes of deleted scenes
Filmmaker HD Discussion focuses on the discussion of remastering 22 minutes of footage from the STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE show which was scanned from the original 35mm negatives that the show was shot on
MORE FROM THE FANS features additional interviews with fans of STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE not included in the documentary
BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE VARIETY PHOTO SHOOT
Theatrical trailer

BONUS DISC (exclusive to the Special Edition release):
A ROUND TABLE LOOK AT THE MAKING OF THE DOCUMENTARY featuring Co-director and STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE Showrunner Ira Steven Behr, Co-Director David Zappone, Producer Kai de Mello-Folsom, Producer/ Editor Joseph Kornbrodt, and Producer/ Editor Luke Snailham- this 53 minute round table includes the Filmmaker HD Discussion (on the other disc) and yet it features about almost 40 minutes of new material about the making of WHAT WE LEFT BEHIND
A MUSICAL REUNION with Composers Dennis McCarthy and Kevin Kiner

FINAL ANALYSIS: If you miss STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE or want to appreciate it, this retrospective documentary from multiple points of view is definitely one to check out on blu-ray or buy on 4K digital. Please support this documentary to build support for either CBS DVD/ Blu-ray to remaster the series in HD or enough for a smaller company like Shout! Factory to license it from Paramount (fingers crossed). I enjoyed watching WHAT WE LEFT BEHIND and the show looks fantastic in HD (which will be easy to do since all of the footage exists in HD to be scanned and put edited together via the effects to be either redone or upscaled).

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