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Star Trek: Short Treks ‘Ephraim and Dot’ And ‘The Girl Who Made The Stars’ Review | Impending Fascination

Star Trek: Short Treks ‘Ephraim and Dot’ And ‘The Girl Who Made The Stars’ Review | Impending Fascination It’s that time again – ‘Star Trek: Short Treks’ has released two new episodes – ‘Ephraim and Dot’ and ‘The Girl Who Made the Stars’.  I’ve posted some thoughts here

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The Girl Who Made the Stars

Star Trek: Short Treks ‘Ephraim and Dot’ And ‘The Girl Who Made The Stars’ Review

‘The Girl Who Made the Stars’ and ‘Ephraim and Dot’ both feel a bit more like CBS is trying to get into the Pixar game and using ‘Star Trek’ to do it. They are both cute and fun to watch but offer little in the way of expansion. Not that everything has to be a discovery, no pun intended. It’s just that is what ‘Short Treks’ has offered in the past.

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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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Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow In A Slow Lead To The Finale For Star Trek Discovery

For an episode that sets up potentially one of the biggest battles we’ve seen in ‘Star Trek’ save some of the final battles from ‘Deep Space Nine’, we sure do spend a lot of time saying goodbye.  That is mostly what this episode is in fact.  It says so right in the title.  Of course, for a […]

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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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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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