Author: Tyler Peterson

Star Trek: Lower Decks “Envoys”

In today’s cold open, we trot out a well-worn Star Trek trope of a glowing ball of energy invading the ship, much like the alien that impregnated Troi in the Next Generation episode “The Child”. Mariner and Tendi are wheeling…
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Star Trek: Picard “Broken Pieces”

Previously on Star Trek Into Oldness: Picard rescued Small Wonder from the Borg Cube, and his heroism inspired Hugh to start a Borg revolution on the cube, which apparently he’d just plain never thought of doing before. Tragically, he…

Star Trek: Picard “The Impossible Box”

Previously on Grumpy Old Captains: They finally found Maddox and discovered the location of Soji, but Jurati secretly killed him because of something scary Commodore Oh told her Soji was gonna do. Raffi is depressed after an acrimonious encounter with…
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Star Trek: Picard “Remembrance”

Star Trek may take place in the future, but like all science fiction, it’s really about the present. The original Star Trek was suffused with Kennedyan optimism and a very ’60s faith in the power of science, Western-style democracy, and…