“It would seem the very first holodeck episode in the Star Trek franchise also features the very first holodeck malfunction.”
“Five seconds in, and this script and science have already officially parted ways.”
“It’s great to see at least some aspects of the Superman mythos onscreen not weighted down by angst or failed attempts at achieving Christopher Nolan and/or Frank Miller levels of grimness.”
“It would appear Mirror Universe episodes really need at least a couple of the regular universe characters to cross over, to counterbalance all the cartoonish evil on display.”
“And maybe I’m too jaded by Mirror Universe episodes by now, but I’m not at all surprised they blew up the Enterprise, on a show called Enterprise.”
“The first season of Daredevil, currently streaming on Netflix, delivers a great cast, great action, great cinematography, and great direction, all of which come together to make a show that is, quite simply, great.”
“This magical girl anime is different from all the others, in that there are no girls in it.”
“Odds are, we’re going to be waiting at least three years or so before any of this matters.”
“It looks like the guy who cleans the Enterprise toilets has the week off, so congratulations, Uhura, you are now in charge!”
“Unfortunately, we’re not going to find out how they did the saucer separation trick, or how they made that guy’s head explode in ‘Conspiracy’, or anything else cool that happened in the first season of TNG.”
“Hearing a constant laugh track on the Enterprise-D bridge is distinctly surreal. Someone really should take season two of TNG and add a laugh track just to see if it improves things.”
“I guess with the aqua-shuttle and bass boat, putting Kirk and Spock in speedos was not in the budget this week.”
“Nothing in the later episodes makes me want to retcon my original views. The series retained its early strengths and stuck to the landing.”
“The mid-season premiere of Agents of SHIELD is almost upon us, so here’s a quick recap of season two so far. If you haven’t been keeping up with the show, these are all the people, places, and things you’ll need to know to jump right back in.”
“As it turns out, ‘The Tholian Web’, one of the stronger episodes of the original series’ third season, was actually a Mirror Universe episode all along. We just didn’t know it until 2005.”
“But just as its protagonist is determined to avoid being defined as ‘Captain America’s girlfriend’, the show also moves on and does its own thing.”
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