“These days, Trek’s lack of serialization outside of Deep Space Nine is seen as shallow. But it still has much to offer.”
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“And this is how a storyline begun in one of the most legendary episodes of the original series goes out in a hail of bad comedy.”
“I think I speak for many when I say: let the people currently in charge of Star Trek figure out how to tell just one great story. Then we can discuss building a multi-pronged media empire around their efforts.”
“Kirk sounds a little stressed out here, and no wonder; at his normal rate of conquest, he’ll have slept with every female in the pocket universe in a matter of weeks!”
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“I’m going to indulge in wild speculation here in regards to what the Star Trek franchise could have looked like without Picard. And that involves treating the entire Star Trek franchise as one whole story.”
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“We go from a buildup where the status quo might be changed Forever! to one where ultimately there are no consequences whatsoever. And in the long run, this cripples the franchise.”
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“For Christ’s sake, first we get the cheap-ass decision to not show the Ariel, and now this? It’s like the animation crew blew their budget on cocaine and hookers that month.”
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“Most of their work seems to be the result of a couple of not-very-bright guys trying their hardest to write really smart movies.”
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Following that super-secret review of The Lego Movie that, going by the views, you didn’t watch because you were too busy actually watching The Lego Movie, Mendo returns with the first of a possible trilogy in which he watches porn and somehow gets paid for it. Enjoy!
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In this special Retrotorial, Tom follows up his previous Retrotorial about what makes a great villain. This time, he looks at what makes a bad villain by looking at one of Star Trek’s most overrated villains, Gul Dukat from the most overrated Star Trek series, Deep Space Nine.
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In this special Retrotorial, Tom discusses his second favorite Star Trek antagonist, the Vulcan T’Pring from the original series episode “Amok Time”.