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Netflix

Netflix is an online video broadcasting company who will be airing the new show Star Trek: Discovery in all countries of the world, except the USA and Canada, who have their own channels.

Klingon subtitles

On the day of the premiere of Star Trek: Discovery, Netflix made a press release written in Klingon announcing that the entire first season of the series would be provided with Klingon subtitles. The press release and the subtitles have been translated by Lieven L. Litaer.

Educational Video

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Netflix Video Promo
On September 8th, a video was published featuring Lieven L. Litaer, also known as the Klingon Teacher From Germany. In this almost 2 minute long video, the using procedure of Netflix is explained entirely spoken in Klingon. The videoclip has been published on multiple platforms subtitled in several languages, including French (1), Spanish (2), Portuguese (3) on YouTube and German on the Facebook channel of the German Netflix (4).

Discovery promotions

Since CBS only provides their show in the USA, Netflix is making their own promotion material. Most of them are identical to those sent by CBS and are published few days later, but some are promos made only for Netflix.

Proverbs

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Promo Phrases
As part of the promotion, Netflix has published some stills showing famous Klingon proverbs from The Klingon Way. These were displayed using the new font designed for DSC, so it revealed some additional letters that were not seen before.

The used phrases are:
  1. meQtaHbogh qachDaq Suv qoH neH "Only a fool fights in a burning house." (The Klingon Way, p. 111)
  2. bortaS bIr jablu'DI' reH QaQqu' nay' "Revenge is a dish best served cold." (The Klingon Way, p. 133)
  3. qaStaHvIS wa' ram loSSaD Hugh SIjlaH qetbogh loD "Four thousand throats may be cut in one night by a running man." (The Klingon Way, p. 127)

References

1 : Netflix - Façon Klingon uploaded 8 Sep 2017 on YouTube channel of "Netflix France"

2 : Netflix the Klingon Way uploaded 8 Sep 2017 on YouTube channel of "Netflix América Latina"

3 : Netflix the Klingon Way uploaded 8 Sep 2017 on YouTube channel of "Netflix Brasil"

4 : Lernt hier, wie man Netflix nutzt...auf Klingonisch uploaded 9 Sep 2017 on FB/StarTrekNetflixDACH

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Category: Appearance    Latest edit: 28 Feb 2018, by KlingonTeacher    Created: 12 Sep 2017 by KlingonTeacher



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