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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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“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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The Sounds Of Thunder Keep Star Trek Discovery At Warp

As promised a few weeks ago, we are now getting to see a new side of Commander Saru.  An encounter with a dying entity in ‘An Obol for Charon’ initiates vahar’ai in the Kelpian officer, causing his threat ganglia to wither and fall off and his fear to disappear along with them.  At the time he felt […]

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‘Star Trek Discovery – Will You Take My Hand’ Review

If you haven’t yet watched ‘Star Trek: Discovery – Will You Take My Hand’, you may want to move off for now.  This review discusses details of that episode.  This is your last chance, otherwise, use this review as a handy episode guide. As I watched ‘Will You Take My Hand’ the first time, I was […]

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The War Within Star Trek Discovery Is Finding Itself

If you haven’t yet watched ‘Star Trek: Discovery – The War Within, The War Without’, you may want to move off for now.  This review discusses details of that episode.  It also tries to look at the evidence at hand and theorize what the ultimate conclusion to the plot this season will be.  This is your […]

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Star Trek Discovery Gets A Little Ahead Of Itself

The following is a review of ‘Star Trek: Discovery – What’s Past Is Prologue’.  It will contain spoilers for the episode.  If you have yet to watch it turn back now.  Or use it as a handy watch along guide.  The choice is yours! So, it would seem for the most part the Mirror Universe has […]

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Star Trek: Discovery Jumps Off The Deep End

WARNING     –     MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS    –    READ AT YOUR OWN RISK ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ arrived at the midway point this week and, as ‘finale’ episodes will do, we are left with more questions than answers.  The biggest question we face though isn’t so much what happens next as it is what happened […]

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My Review Of ‘Star Trek: Discovery – Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum’

WARNING     –     MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS    –    READ AT YOUR OWN RISK ‘Star Trek’ finally gets back to one it’s most favorite things – Noncorporeal Entities!  Big clouds that shape the future of Star Fleet!  Ok, I may be oversimplifying what was on display in this episode,  but the use of sentient shiny […]

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My Review Of ‘Star Trek: Discovery – Magic To Make The Sanest Man Go Mad’

WARNING    –     MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS    –     READ AT YOUR OWN RISK Full disclosure, I love a good time loop episode.  Maybe it’s my longtime love of ‘Doctor Who’ shining through, but I love TV where so many different possibilities are possible, even if in the end the predictable result is chosen.  “Magic to […]

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