Tagged: Star Trek

Can we stop using the word "reboot"?

Looking at this year’s slate of movie reboots (including Death Wish, Tomb Raider, Venom, Robin Hood: Origins, and Mary Poppins Returns) made me come to a realization: Someday, Disney is going to reboot Star Wars…

Star Trek: Voyager “11:59”

So Star Trek: Discovery finally ended its hit-or-miss first season last month, which means I’m free to return to recapping terrible episodes of Voyager. Lucky me? My best guess is that the fifth season episode “11:59”, which originally aired…

Star Trek: Voyager “Alice”

My recaps of bad Star Trek: Voyager episodes continue with season six’s “Alice”, one of those utterly predictable Voyager episodes that foreshadows its plot so heavily that by two minutes in, we already know exactly how the whole damn plot…

Star Trek "Dagger of the Mind"

In the franchise’s entire 51-year history, there’s only been one Star Trek episode of any of the six series that’s been holiday-themed. That episode was the original series’ “Catspaw”, which was the first episode filmed for the show’s second season,…

Star Trek: Voyager "Elogium"

Being in the middle of a long mid-season break before Star Trek: Discovery returns, I figured what better time to recap episodes of previous Star Trek shows to fill the void? Like, say, Voyager? I won’t lie; the news…

Star Trek: Discovery “Lethe”

Previously on Star Trek: Discovery: Michael Burnham was Starfleet’s first mutineer, yadda yadda yadda, she grew up as Sarek’s “ward”, blah blah blah, Captain Lorca brought her to the USS Discovery which is the only Starfleet ship with a…

Star Trek (TAS) “Bem”

The Stardate is 7403.6, which now that I think about it, could be the date this script was finished or something. It makes me wonder now how many Stardates are actually secret codes, like somebody’s telephone number or some hot…

Top 6 metafictional TV episodes

Metafiction in TV and movies is a technique or style that’s getting a lot of attention these days. Whether writers feel comfortable going meta due to audiences demanding increasingly sophisticated material, or due to the way that new forms of…