Friday, August 12, 2022

Enterprise Season 1 Recap

Enterprise Season 1 Recap

The years before the voyages of Kirk's Enterprise are set to be examined in a Star Trek prequel. Is this a good idea? Should they have waited a year between shows? How did they execute their storytelling and casting?

Archer is really vamping, here.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Enterprise, Season 1: Shockwave, Part 1

 Enterprise, Season 1
"Shockwave, Part I"
Airdate: May 22, 2002
25 of 97 produced
25 of 97 aired


The Enterprise sends a shuttle down to a planet, which precipitates a disastrous accident. When the crew finds out who really caused the malfunction, they are pulled back into a Temporal Cold War with combatants from the future. 


The location shooting in Detroit really added to the verisimilitude.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Enterprise, Season 1: Two Days and Two Nights

 Enterprise, Season 1
"Two Days and Two Nights"
Airdate: May 15, 2002

24 of 97 produced

24 of 97 aired

The crew of Enterprise finally reaches Risa, but their vacations don't turn out quite the ways they planed.
Unless that's what you're into, which is totally fine.


Monday, August 8, 2022

Enterprise, Season 1: Desert Crossing

Enterprise, Season 1
Airdate: May 8, 2002
23 of 97 produced
23 of 97 aired

Archer and Trip accept an invitation from an alien leader that turns out to have unexpected strings attached.

Please enjoy this impromptu match of "Beefcake," a desert game in which men beefcake around shirtless.

Sunday, August 7, 2022

Enterprise, Season 1: Fallen Hero

Enterprise, Season 1
"Fallen Hero"
Airdate: May 8, 2002
22 of 97 produced
22 of 97 aired


Enterprise is ordered to escort a disgraced ambassador back to her Vulcan comrades.


Teaching the secret Vulcan handshake.


Saturday, August 6, 2022

Enterprise, Season 1: Vox Sola

 Enterprise, Season 1
"Vox Sola"
Airdate: May 1, 2002
21 of 97 produced
21 of 97 aired


The Enterprise receives an unexpected visitor after a failed diplomatic meeting, one which will test the crew's ability to communicate with a truly alien being.

The slash fiction writes itself...

Friday, August 5, 2022

Enterprise, Season 1: Detained

Enterprise, Season 1
Airdate: April 24, 2022
20 of 97 produced
20 of 97 aired


Archer and Travis wake up inside an internment camp filled with members of a race they have so far only known as enemies - the Suliban. 

Oh, boy!


Thursday, August 4, 2022

Enterprise, Season 1: Oasis

Enterprise, Season 1
Airdate: April 3, 2022
19 of 97 produced
19 of 97 aired


The Enterprise seeks out a wrecked, derelict transport vessel for salvage, but finds a mysterious crew of survivors on board. 

Sadly, this image is probably the most interesting part of the episode.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Enterprise, Season 1: Acquisition

Enterprise, Season 1
Airdate: March 27, 2002
18 of 97 produced
18 of 97 aired


The crew of the Enterprise finds themselves accosted by mysterious marauders, and only Trip, Archer and T'Pol are awake and able to stop them. 

A mangy, disheveled mutt, and Porthos.


Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Enterprise, Season 1: Rogue Planet

 Enterprise, Season 1
"Rogue Planet"
Airdate: March 20, 2002
17 of 97 produced
17 of 97 aired


Enterprise comes across a dark planet that has escaped its originating solar system, but also finds a surprising ecosystem and a group of hunters who are alien to this strange world.


A group of PlayStation 9 users discovers that their accessories don't look nearly as cool as they thought.

Monday, August 1, 2022

Enterprise, Season 1: Fusion

Enterprise, Season 1
Airdate: February 20, 2002
16 of 97 produced
16 of 97 aired


Enterprise comes across a splinter group of Vulcans who are trying to reclaim their repressed emotions.


This is the photo that accompanies the entry for "punchable" in the Vulcan dictionary.