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“The Hope That Is You Part 2” Leaves A Lot Of Loose Ends

“The Hope That Is You Part 2” wants to be able to tie things up nicely and firmly transition “Discovery” into its new 32nd Century home. In doing so, some loose ends are likely to be forgotten forever, unfortunately, because the characters involved really could have used the signal boost. At some point in time, […]

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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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“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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“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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Star Trek 4 Gets A New Director In Noah Hawley – Impending Fascination

Star Trek 4 Gets A New Director In Noah Hawley – Impending Fascination Changing things up a bit…And trying to see what I can really do with this blog.  So, off to my own site it is but I won’t forget my Tumblr fans.  And if you feel so inclined, please continue to comment there!

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Star Trek Short Treks ‘Ask Not’ Review

Ask not what a 9-minute episode can do for you, ask what a 9-minute episode can do to introduce a new character. Maybe. We still haven’t had any confirmation that CBS All Access will give Pike, Spock, and Number One a series of their own, but ‘Ask Not’ could be seen as an introduction for […]

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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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