Thursday, January 29, 2015

Voyager, Season 3: Remember

Voyager, Season 3
Airdate: October 9, 1996
47 of 168 produced
47 of 168 aired


While being visited by a group of telepathic aliens, B'Elanna begins to experience a series of very realistic dreams in which she seems to remember an entire life of one of the aliens. As the dreams continue, they reveal a dark secret about their guests.

B'Elanna somehow fails to remember that Bruce Davison is always the bad guy.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Voyager, Season 3: False Profits

Voyager, Season 3
"False Profits
Airdate: September 25, 1996
43 of 168 produced
46 of 168 aired


Voyager happens upon the remnants of a wormhole and then discovers something exqually unusual - two Ferengi dominating a pre-warp society in the Delta Quadrant.

So... why are they clothed again?

Friday, January 16, 2015

Voyager, Season 3: The Swarm

Voyager, Season 3
"The Swarm
Airdate: September 25, 1996
48 of 168 produced
45 of 168 aired


The Doctor begins to suffer a mental breakdown while Voyager faces a mysterious and xenophobic enemy.
Hello... is it me you're looking for?

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Voyager, Season 3: The Chute
Voyager, Season 3
"The Chute"
Airdate: September 18, 1996
46 of 168 produced
44 of 168 aired


Harry and Tom find themselves thrown into a hellish prison with no food, no friends, and a psychoactive neural implant that boosts their aggression.

Harry prepares the chute for some serious pipe-laying.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Voyager, Season 3: Flashback

Voyager, Season 3
Airdate: September 11, 1996
44 of 168 produced
43 of 168 aired


Tuvok begins to suffer debilitating flashbacks to a traumatic event he suffered as a child that appear to not actually have happened. To solve this mystery, Captain Janeway mind melds with him, and the result is a walk through Tuvok's memories on USS Excelsior under the command of Captian Sulu eighty years ago.

The best part of waking up is Tuvok in your cup!

Monday, January 5, 2015

Voyager, Season 3: Basics, Part II

Voyager, Season 3
"Basics, Part II"
Airdate: September 4, 1996
45 of 168 produced
42 of 168 aired


Having been stranded on a harsh planet (that looks conspicuously like California), the Voyager crew must survive long enough to be rescued. Meanwhile, Tom Paris, Lon Suder, and the Doctor must retake the ship.

Look at me. Listen to my voice. I'm boring you into quiescence.

Saturday, January 3, 2015

DS9 Season 5 Recap

Deep Space Nine Season 5 Recap

Season 5 pulls the ripcord on the Dominion plot, and manages to do so in a way that incorporates the other threads developed over previous season rather than abandon them. If nothing else, that puts the season on pretty strong footing. It's not a perfect season, and there are definitely still some stinkers, but I think it's safe to say that if you are trying to convince a friend, Trekkie or not, to give DS9 another shot, you could do far worse than a sampler box from this season.

The best scene of the season was the final scene of the Kira-Odo relationship. Oh, wait...