Category: TV

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…

Star Trek: The Next Generation “Shades of Gray”

A long, long time ago, when the Agony Booth’s list of Star Trek recaps was called the Worst of Trek and only consisted of recaps of bottom-of-the-barrel episodes like “Spock’s Brain” and “The Outrageous Okona”, there was one episode that seemed like a no-brainer to be included on the list. Anyone even vaguely familiar with the franchise knows exactly which episode is the most hated...

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine “Visionary”

Listen: Miles O’Brien has come unstuck in time. Yes, we’re doing “Visionary” this week. One O’Brien’s worst ordeals, this episode features the long-suffering chief catapulted through time, on each occasion trying to correct a horrible misfortune, only to return to…