Thursday, July 28, 2022

Enterprise, Season 1: Shuttlepod One

 Enterprise, Season 1
"Shuttlepod One"
Airdate: February 13, 2002
15 of 97 produced
15 of 97 aired


When Trip and Malcolm discover the wreckage of a destroyed Enterprise on an asteroid, they find themselves stranded in a sub-light shuttle pod with no way to contact help and only ten days of air remaining. 

Oh, the humanity!

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Enterprise, Season 1: Shadows of P'Jem

Enterprise, Season 1
"Shadows of P'Jem"
Airdate: February 6, 2002
13 of 97 produced
14 of 97 aired


Enterprise visits a world beset by rebellion, and Archer and T'Pol find themselves caught in the middle. An old "friend" shows up to help them.

What we have here is a classic Andorian Stand-Off.


Monday, July 25, 2022

Enterprise, Season 1: Sleeping Dogs

 Enterprise, Season 1
"Sleeping Dogs"
Airdate: January 30, 2002
14 of 97 produced
13 of 97 aired


Enterprise finds a Klingon vessel trapped within the atmosphere of a gas giant, and the crew must decide whether to render aid before it (and they) are crushed.

In this review, a romantic subplot is advocated - because, right?

Friday, July 22, 2022

Strange New Worlds, Season 1: A Quality of Mercy

Strange New Worlds, Season 1
"A Quality of Mercy"
Airdate: July 7, 2022
10 of 10 produced
10 of 10 aired


Pike receives a visit from someone very familiar, bearing a dire warning about his future...

And the visitor is just so darned handsome!

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Enterprise, Season 1: Dear Doctor

 Enterprise, Season 1
"Dear Doctor"

Airdate: January 23, 2002

12 of 97 produced

12 of 97 aired

Captain Archer must make a difficult decision when a less advanced civilization asks for his help in dealing with a planetwide illness.

Please note: No pet dogs were called upon to be sacrificed for the greater good in this episode.


Sunday, July 17, 2022

Strange New Worlds, Season 1: All Those Who Wander

 Strange New Worlds, Season 1
"All Those Who Wander"
Airdate: June 30, 2022
9 of 10 produced
9 of 10 aired


When the Enterprise is called to rescue a ship in distress, they find it has been overrun by La'an's old nemesis, the Gorn.

 This week, on Jurassic Trek... Gore!

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Enterprise, Season 1: Silent Enemy

Enterprise, Season 1
"Silent Enemy"
Airdate: January 16, 2002
11 of 97 produced
11 of 97 aired


When the Enterprise encounters a hostile alien, they find their weaponry insufficient to counter them.

Pictured: Nice people doing good things.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Strange New Worlds, Season 1: The Elysian Kingdom

Strange New Worlds, Season 1
"The Elysian Kingdom"
Airdate: June 23, 2022
8 of 10 produced
8 of 10 aired


Dr. M'Benga must make a choice about his daughter's treatment when he encounters a strange fantasy world that plays out within the walls of the Enterprise.

 Children, our word for the day is "decolletage."

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Enterprise, Season 1: Cold Front

 Enterprise, Season 1
"Cold Front"

Airdate: November 28, 2001

10 of 97 produced

10 of 97 aired


Captain Archer learns that one of his shipmates is not what he seems - and has ties to the Temporal Cold War he learned of months ago.


All right, Daniels, this Google Maps interface has gotten way too complicated.


Friday, July 8, 2022

Enterprise, Season 1: Fortunate Son

 Enterprise, Season 1
"Fortunate Son"
Airdate: November 21, 2001
9 of 97 produced
9 of 97 aired


Earth cargo vessels suffer the depredations of Nausicaan pirates, leaving the Enterprise crew to figure out how to  stop the attacks.


This is not a regulation Dom Jot move...

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Strange New Worlds, Season 1: The Serene Squall

 Strange New Worlds, Season 1
"The Serene Squall"
Airdate: June 16, 2022
7 of 10 produced
7 of 10 aired


The Enterprise heads to the border of Federation space in order to save a colony from... space pirates (?) at the behest of a Starfleet counselor (or something). But things turn out not to be what they seem, when the counselor turns out to be (SPOILER ALERT) not what they seem.

 What do you mean my plan is needlessly complicated, Spock?

Friday, July 1, 2022

Enterprise, Season 1: Civilization

Enterprise, Season 1

Airdate: November 14, 2001

8 of 97 produced

8 of 97 aired


The crew of Enterprise visits a world at roughly a Renaissance level of development, but then feels compelled to investigate an advanced energy signature they discover on that world. 

"Someday you'll develop the glass tube thingie with the alternating red lights."