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“Su’Kal” Seeks To Bring Discovery Back On Point

“Star Trek: Discovery” seems to have a plot problem this season. The burn could have been the focus of the season, but just as equally, Emperor Georgiou’s departure could have taken center stage. With Georgiou finally departed, “Su’Kal” tries to focus on the burn with mixed results. The show introduced too much at the last […]

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“Terra Firma Part Two” Wants Us To Believe

“Terra Firma, Part Two” wants us to see a changed Emperor Phillipa Georgiou by its conclusion. It tries to accomplish this with various tricks and call-backs to other “Star Trek” episodes. The problem with the mirror universe as a scheme is that it only works when reflecting on society or character. Since we didn’t get […]

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“Terra Firma Part One” Leaves “Discovery” On Shaky Ground

Time travel, rewriting history, a possible new omnipotent being. “Terra Firma Part One” sure does pack a lot into a “Star Trek: Discovery” episode. Georgiou takes center stage as the show tries to cure what ails her. The route we take to get there comes a bit out of left field and could be somewhat […]

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“Unification III” Brings Discovery Back Together

“Unification III” gave itself some pretty big shoes to fill. The original two-part episodes are considered one of “The Next Generation”s best. Featuring the return of Spock, the story tells of his attempts to reunite the Romulan and Vulcan people. With over 800 years to see how his attempts played out, it was not easy […]

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“Scavengers” Examines The “Discovery” God Problem

“Scavengers” sheds a curious light on Michael Burnham’s dilemma. Her mixed feelings about remaining with Discovery get tested during the episode. The episode also spotlights a personality trait that may get to the heart of why some have had a hard time accepting Michael as the lead. Michael has always done what she thought to […]

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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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Who Is The Red Angel In Star Trek Discovery

Now that we are seven episodes into the second season of ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ one might have thought we’d know a little more about the mysterious Red Angel that has been popping up, but we still know precious little.  Thanks to Saru’s vision being more refined than those who have seen the apparition, we know that […]

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Star Trek Discovery Honors The Saints Of Imperfection

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ has been a bit of a mixed bag thus far this season.  Maybe it’s because, as a long time fan, I am eager for the introduction of Spock and therefore disappointed when another episode goes by and still no return.  I think it’s a bit more than that, however.  A good plot […]

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Section 31 Series For CBS All Access Won’t Appear Before 2021

While it is fairly assured that there will be a ‘Star Trek: Section 31′ series, it’s not quite as written in stone as it first appeared.  The show is considered in development at CBS All Access and has not been given a full series order.  That doesn’t mean that it won’t get one, but there is […]

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