Operation: Annihilate! is an extremely dense episode. James T. Kirk finds his brother Sam and his sister-in-law Aurelan (Joan Swift) only to lose them soon after. He saves his nephew Peter (Craig Hundley) for whom he worries for half the episode and then forgets all about him: either he’s still in the infirmary or he’s … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E29, Operation: Annihilate!
It’s exciting to watch Star Trek: The Original Series because at every episode there’s a new idea popping up that I’ve seen developed in later series like The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, and Voyager. And in this fourteenth episode nothing less than the Romulans are introduced! In Balance of Terror, the USS Enterprise goes to … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E14, Balance Of Terror
We pick up where we left the Enterprise crew (season 6 part 1), on Stardate 46519.1, wandering around sector 18505, doing some stellar cartography… you can get lost in Memory Alpha!… But let’s get back to season 6 (1992-1993), with an excellent string of episodes: “Tapestry”: Excellent Picard dies and sees Q. Is Q God? … More ST:TNG in 2018 : Season 6 (Part 2)
We drop out of warp in a crucial time for the Star Trek franchise. The films with the cast of The Original Series just wrapped. The Next Generation is continuing with unprecedented success into a sixth season and 150 episodes, a juggernaut. The franchise is expanding with the launch of a second series, Deep Space … More ST:TNG in 2018 : Season 6 (Part 1)
…And we are back! (Part 1 here) Let’s see where Enterprise-D is headed next, with a selection of Season 5‘s second half (1991-1992): “Ethics”: Very good Worf is injured and demands he be euthanized, prompting a discussion on friendship and compassion. Riker‘s move to bring his son Alexander to make him realize what he’s … More ST:TNG in 2018 : Season 5 (Part 2)
Season 5, the season of maturity. By now, The Next Generation has nothing more to “prove” to the world. It stands on its own and with the continuous upward trend of seasons 1 through 4 it is already a remarkable achievement. Season 5 is the first truly post-Roddenberry season and the season during which the … More ST:TNG in 2018 : Season 5 (Part 1)