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Star Trek Lower Decks

“Lower Decks:” Come For The Gags, Stay For The “Star Trek”

“Star Trek” has returned to animation for the first time since 1974. Like it’s older animated sibling, “Lower Decks” isn’t the same as its live-action counterparts. It’s familiar, but the pacing of what we know of “Star Trek” is different. Especially in the case of “Lower Decks,” which plays like a marriage of “Star Trek: […]

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The Downside Of The Uptake In Streaming Services

This fall will see the launch of Disney+ and Apple TV+, widening the ever-expanding playing field of streaming service choices.  It’s a far cry from the days when all you had to do is pick between Netflix and Hulu or just stick with your existing cable provider.  But with so many new choices we’ve arrived […]

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Where Does The End Of Discovery Season 2 Leave Show?

Executive producer and showrunner Alex Kurtzman recently confirmed that ‘Discovery’ was going 950 years into the future and not coming back.  So what does this mean for the show?  We know a little bit for the Short Treks episode ‘Calypso’.  There we see a human male and hear about how he’s been a soldier in a battle […]

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Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow With The Finale Of Star Trek Discovery

The second season of ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ has come to a close, and any arguments that the show doesn’t line up with established canon are now irrelevant, for better or worse.  The characters we have come to know and love have departed to make their own canon, but not without leaving a backdoor to continue exploring […]

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The Terrible Future Of Christopher Pike Brings One Of The Best Star Trek Discovery Episodes This Season

Captain Christopher Pike is one of the more familiar characters in the ‘Star Trek’ lineup that we know the least about.  That is, until this episode.  With ‘Through The Valley of the Shadows’, Pike becomes one of Star Fleet’s greatest heroes, even if no one will ever know exactly what he sacrificed to save the future.  The […]

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Perpetual Infinity Moves A Lot Of  Plot Information On Discovery But Still Packs An Emotional Punch

‘Perpetual Infinity’ packs a lot of information into a tiny package, but still manages to play with your emotions and ramp up the speculation about where this season might be heading.  Not too bad for a season that only has 3 episodes left.  At this rate, there will barely be time to breathe in the […]

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The Red Angel Reveals The Path For Star Trek Discovery

Well, that’s one way to solve a mystery.  ‘The Red Angel’ steps up and answers the question that has been plaguing us all season long.  It also stops to introduce a few new questions because, well, if we didn’t have things to speculate about we might stop watching.  We are also reminded of just how tight […]

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Project Daedalus Gives Discovery More Questions But Few Answers

The death a series regular can be a difficult thing to handle in a script.  Throw in the idea that the character has virtually no backstory and may be under the control of a shadow government, and, well, the task doesn’t get any easier.  ‘Project Daedalus’ handles the departure of Airiam gracefully, giving us just enough […]

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The Answers Are In The Past If Memory Serves Star Trek Discovery

By opening with scenes from the ‘unaired’ pilot of ‘Star Trek called ‘The Cage’ that we’ve all seen, ‘If Memory Serves’ was promising a thrill ride of an episode.  These kinds of episodes can go a couple of different ways though.  Too much fan service and it’s easy to lose sight of the reason for providing it in the […]

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