Month: October 2020

far from home

“Far From Home” Leads Discovery To Some Predictable Results

Generally, the show takes every chance it can for exposition. Moving the show to an entirely different timeline begs more showcasing, yet it seems the producers are content to do less.

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no small parts

There Are “No Small Parts” In “Star Trek: Lower Decks”

All in all, “Star Trek: Lower Decks” is a fun watch. There is enough of a hook for those who have become accustomed to the threads prevalent in today’s streaming world. It’s also a nice throwback to the days where you could tune in whenever and know what was going on. And it does it all without making Starfleet look too silly, which is better than some Star Trek series have done.

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crisis point

“Crisis Point” Examines Mariner By Way Of The “Star Trek” Movies

If her mother, Captain Freeman, decides to transfer her, then she can kiss Starfleet goodbye. Given her dislike of Starfleet protocol, why does she want to stay? That would seem to be the bigger question of this character, and one that remains decidedly unanswered. Maybe the season finale will address that question.

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