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The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special

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{4.5/5} “‘Death Star 2 feels kind of… derivative.’ ‘Mmm hmm, I suppose you have a better name?’ ‘How about Starkiller Base?’ ‘Pfft, that’s the stupidest name I ever heard.’” — Darth Vader & the Emperor The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special, released in 2020 It’s Life Day and Rey, Finn, Poe, and their friends are […]

Star Trek: Voyager — Seven of Nine

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{4.5/5} “Seven now realized what a violation she had been a part of. The destruction of the individual. She had heard and, to borrow a human phrase, rolled her eyes at Captain Janeway’s ranting about humans and other sentient beings would rather be dead than assimilated. Now, she realized that the captain was right.” Star […]

Star Trek: Voyager — Marooned

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{4.5/5} “The crewmen now assembled had long since learned to live under Starfleet rules and tender their own talents to all their benefit. Chakotay wanted to tell them, these rough-and-tumble upstarts from once upon a time, how very proud he was of them.” Star Trek: Voyager — Marooned by Christie Golden, published in 1997 Voyager […]

Star Trek: Voyager — The Murdered Sun

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{4.5/5} “A few rulers throughout the ages had been hard, or as Linneas might have put it, ‘wise,’ enough to be trusted with the secret — that the great glory of Blessing was obtained only with slave labor and killing a system’s sun. But there had not been many. For the most part, the truth […]

Star Trek: Voyager — The Escape

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{4.5/5} “Only a few people in each Period knew the truth about the future in Real Time. That was one of the many reasons why it was so forbidden to travel instead any 500,000 year Period. If knowledge of the Near Future got out, it would destroy the society.” Star Trek: Voyager — The Escape […]

Yes Man

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{4.5/5} “You spoke at the same time as I did just then. It’s almost like you were committed to what you were saying regardless of what I was going to say.” Yes Man, released in 2008 Carl says no to virtually everything, even when his best friend asks him to go out. After seeing an […]

Star Trek: Voyager (season 3)

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{4.5/5} “I don’t know what happened to you, but there can be any number of explanations: hallucination, telepathic communication from another race, repressed memory, momentary contact with a parallel reality — take your pick. The universe is such a strange place.” Star Trek: Voyager season 3, aired in 1996-97 When Janeway mind melds with Tuvok […]

Star Trek: Discovery — Dead Endless

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{4.5/5} “Command isn’t just knowing when to make a decision. It’s knowing how to inspire the people around you, encouraging them to do what they can, so you can do what you must… A crew may not be sure what heights they can reach. Their commanding officer has to have the confidence — in them […]

Penn & Teller: Fool Us (season 7)

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{4.5/5} “It’s very hard to fool them. But against all odds, there’s still a group of intrepid magicians who dare to dream the impossible dream.” Penn & Teller: Fool Us season 7, aired in 2020 Magicians who have fooled Penn and Teller twice return to try for a 3rd. Penn surprises Teller by doing a […]

Star Trek: Discovery — The Enterprise War

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{4.5/5} “He could see no other path for himself — not when so many had been lost. Rigel VII had devastated him. It was barely a scratch. Three had died there. This was thirty. He had been fooling himself to think that he had the talent for the job — and he certainly didn’t have […]