Friday, October 23, 2020

Discovery, Season 3: Far From Home

 Discovery, Season 3
"Far From Home"
Airdate: October 22, 2020
31 of 31 aired
31 of 31 produced


Discovery crash lands on an unknown planet and its crew must effect repairs while also contacting the native life forms.


But you can't make a Star Trek without breaking a few necks...

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Discovery, Season 3: That Hope is You, Part 1

Discovery, Season 3
"That Hope Is You, Part 1"
Airdate: April 18, 2019
30 of 30 produced
30 of 30 aired


Catapulting 900 years into the future, Michael Burnham and the Discovery crew find themselves on a television show that is exactly like the one they just left.

 Noooooo! How could this script be just as bad as the last one??!?!

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Lower Decks, Season 1: No Small Parts

 Lower Decks, Season 1
"No Small Parts"

Airdate: October 8, 2020
10 of 10 produced
10 of 10 aired


Boimler inadvertently reveals Mariner's parentage just as an unexpected adversary rears their slow-witted heads.

"The Red Hour" reminds me of how I feel while watching Discovery...

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Lower Decks, Season One: Crisis Point

Lower Decks, Season 1
"Crisis Point"
Airdate: October 1, 2020
9 of 10 produced
9 of 10 aired


Mariner reprograms Boimler's holodeck simulation of the crew in order to play out her violent revenge fantasies against them.

 Kurtzman Trek gets a much needed infusion of viscera.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Lower Decks, Season 1: Veritas

 Lower Decks, Season 1
Airdate: September 24, 2020
8 of 10 produced
8 of 10 aired


The Lower Decks crew finds themselves in a strange alien silo, being asked to explain their whereabouts on one very unusual day.


Don't wait for the translation!

Monday, September 21, 2020

Lower Decks, Season 1: Much Ado About Boimler

 Lower Decks, Season 1
"Much Ado About Boimler"
Airdate: September 17, 2020
7 of 10 produced
7 of 10 aired


Boimler suffers a transporter accident, while an away mission with an old friend means that Mariner must confront her life choices.

The show has almost materialized into something quite good...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Lower Decks, Season 1: Terminal Provocations

 Lower Decks, Season 1
"Terminal Provocations"
Airdate: September 10, 2020
6 of 10 produced
6 of 10 aired


Rutherford shows Tendi his holodeck program. Boimler and Mariner run afoul of one of their less qualified shipmates.

Ah, good old Kurtzman Trek.


Monday, September 7, 2020

Lower Decks, Season 1: Cupid's Errant Arrow

 Lower Decks, Season 1
"Cupid's Errant Arrow"
Airdate: September 3, 2020

5 of 10 produced

5 of 10 aired


While the ship aids in an engineering mission, Boimler struggles to convince Mariner that his girlfriend is real.

You ain't bad! You ain't NOTHIN'!

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Voyager, Season 7: The Void

 Voyager, Season 7
"The Void"
Airdate: February 14, 2001
158 of 168 produced
158 of 168 aired


Voyager becomes trapped in a large space anomaly that contains no resources and no exit. The crew must decide whether to become pirates like many of the anomaly's current occupants, or to stick to their Federation ideals.

Ah, the good old days, when Star Trek characters were not cannibals, disembowelers, or cold-blooded murderers.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Lower Decks, Season 1: Moist Vessel

 Lower Decks, Season 1
"Moist Vessel"

Airdate: August 27, 2020

4 of 10 produced

4 of 10 aired


The Cerritos is tasked with another vessel to tow an ancient derelict ship with phenomenal terraforming ability. Meaning, in her enthusiasm to make friends, Tendi goes a little too far.


 Pictured: The captain recklessly destroying crew morale


Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Voyager, Season 7: Prophecy

Voyager, Season 7

Airdate: February 7, 2001
157 of 168 produced
157 of 168 aired


Voyager comes across a Klingon warship in the Delta Quadrant. It has been wandering the galaxy for nearly a century, looking for their Messiah. The one they've found? B'Elanna and Tom's unborn daughter.


Today is a good day for cosplay

Saturday, August 22, 2020

Lower Decks, Season 1: Temporal Edict

 Lower Decks, Season 1
"Temporal Edict"
Airdate: August 20, 2020
3 of 10 produced
3 of 10 aired


Mariner accompanies Commander Ransom on an away mission, while the rest of the crew struggles with the captain's desire for efficiency.

Stabby stabby!

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Lower Decks, Season 1: Envoys

Lower Decks, Season 1
Airdate: August 13, 2020
2 of 10 produced
2 of 10 aired


Boimler and Mariner are tasked with escorting an unruly Klingon dignitary.

Tendi displayed pretty much my reaction upon watching this scene.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Voyager, Season 7: Repentance

 Voyager, Season 7
Airdate: January 31, 2001
156 of 168 produced
156 of 168 aired


Voyager rescues the crew of a disabled ship and finds it was a prison ship full of condemned prisoners on their way to execution, forcing the crew the reconcile their personal beliefs about capital punishment with their obligation to not interfere.

 Leola Root Stew claims yet another victim...


Monday, August 17, 2020

Lower Decks, Season 1: Second Contact

Lower Decks, Season 1
"Second Contact"

Airdate: 6 August 2020

1 of 10 produced

1 of 10 aired


Four ensigns on a galactically  insignificant Federation starship try to navigate their way through a second contact mission and a zombie apocalypse.

Look at me, I'm being "edgy!"

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Voyager, Season 7: Lineage

Voyager, Season 7
Airdate: 24 January 2001
155 of 168 produced
155 of 168 aired


Tom and B'Elanna learn that they are expecting a child, but B'Elanna has mixed emotions owing to her own difficult biracial childhood.

This "selfie" trend has gone way too far and needs to be STOPPED.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Voyager, Season 7: Shattered, Season 7
Airdate: 17 January 2001
154 of 168 produced
154 of 168 aired


When Voyager runs afoul of an Anomaly Of The Week, it is split between different time periods along its trek home to the alpha quadrant.

"You built me a bath tub, you say? Put 'er there, Platonic Life Partner."

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Voyager, Season 7: Flesh and Blood, Season 7
Airdate: November 29, 2000
151 of 168 produced
153 of 168 aired


Voyager comes across the results of its decision to share holographic technology with the Hirogen.

Simon Tarses is pissed and he wants revenge...

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Voyager, Season 7: Nightingale, Season 7
Airdate: November 22, 2000
153 of 168 produced
152 of 168 aired


Harry finds himself in a difficult spot after he agrees to help an alien race, but learns that they engaged him under false pretenses.

I question Harry's commitment to this assignment, if he is not bringing his primary instrument, the clarinet.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Voyager, Season 7: Body and Soul, Season 7
Airdate: November 15, 2000
152 of 168 produced
151 of 168 aired


While out on an away mission, Seven, the Doctor, and Harry are abducted by a race that is fighting a war against holographic beings.

Please don't tell us what you would do with a day in Seven of Nine's body.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Voyager, Season 7: Inside Man, Season 7
Airdate: November 8, 2000
150 of 168 produced
150 of 168 aired


When Voyager receives an unexpected holographic visitor from the Alpha Quadrant, they are presented with a novel but dangerous way of getting back home.

I chose blue zinc-oxide so that I would remain inconspicuous. Did it work?

Monday, June 8, 2020

Voyager, Season 7: Critical Care, Season 7
Airdate: November 1, 2000
148 of 168 produced
149 of 168 aired


The Doctor is abducted and made to serve within an alien health care system. What he finds there present challenges to his personal ethics.

"Well, your health care system is grotesquely unjust and murderous to its patients. But it's still better than Allstate."

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Voyager, Season 7: Repression, Season 7
Airdate: October 25, 2000
149 of 168 produced
148 of 168 aired


Tom and B'Elanna discover a comatose crew mate on their holodeck 1950s movie date, a mystery that leads to a Maquis mutiny.

 "You will never... box... again..."

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Voyager, Season 7: Drive, Season 7
Airdate: October 18, 2000
147 of 168 produced
147 of 168 aired


While giving the Delta Flyer II a dry run, Tom and Harry come across a hot-rodding pilot on her way to an interstellar race.

On this week's episode of "Who Wore It Better..."

Sunday, May 24, 2020

Voyager, Season 7: Imperfection, Season 7
Airdate: October 11, 2000
146 of 168 produced
146 of 168 aired


Seven suffers a life threatening malfunction and the crew rallies together to save her.

Hey look, it's a scene from a show I like to call "Good people doing rational things that are in character."