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Star Trek: Voyager (season 1)

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{4/5} “Well now, aren’t you contentious for a minor bipedal species?” Star Trek: Voyager season 1, aired in 1995 Captain Kathryn Janeway and the USS Voyager are searching for a Maquis ship in the Badlands when they’re transported 70 000 light years away to the Delta Quadrant. It will take 75 years to get back […]

Whose Line is it Anyway? (season 16)

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{4.5/5} “Just a tip. If you start walking, don’t move the weight bearing leg first. It’s something I’ve just learned.” — Colin Whose Line is it Anyway? season 16, aired in 2020 Wayne and guest star Amber Riley sing a song about living in a shipping container home. Ryan, Colin, and Wayne are waiters at […]

Agents of SHIELD (season 7)

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{5/5} “Come with me if you want to continue to exist.” — Enoch Agents of SHIELD season 7, aired in 2020 Simmons has been to the future and brought back some things to help the team. The agents have followed the Chronicoms back in time to 1931. The Chronicoms want Earth from themselves and know […]

Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (season 1)

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{5/5} “I don’t think we’re really joie de vivre people.” Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist season 1, aired in 2020 When Zoey is having an MRI while listening to music during an earthquake she gains a special power — she hears and sees people singing songs about their feelings. She tries to user her power to help […]

Counterpart (season 2)

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{5/5} “It’s just a precaution. It should never be used.” Counterpart season 2, aired in 2018-19 The doors between the worlds are shut. In one world, Howard is in a small room with no windows. In the other, he is living with the other Howard’s wife — Emily has woken up from her coma but […]

Cosmos: Possible Worlds (season 2)

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{4.5/5} “It will not be we who reach Alpha Centauri and the other nearby stars. It will be a species very like us, but with more of our strengths and fewer of our weaknesses.” — Carl Sagan Cosmos: Possible Worlds (season 2), aired in 2020 We learn about Baruch Spinoza, and the Polynesian voyagers. We […]

Counterpart (season 1)

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{4.5/5} “And in the end, that, that capacity for love, the ability to love someone unselfishly is the only thing that will separate me from you.” Counterpart season 1, aired in 2017-18 Howard discovers that his world is not the only one. He works for a spy organization in Berlin but doesn’t have any context […]

Planet Earth II

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{5/5} “The limited food and space on small islands can often lead to intense competition. But some islands are immense, more like miniature continents, and these provide opportunities for life to experiment and evolve.” Planet Earth II, aired in 2016 This is really season 2 of Planet Earth. The 6 episodes focus on: islands, mountains, […]

Star Trek: The Next Generation (season 7)

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{4.5/5} “It is a cellular peptide cake, with mint frosting.” Star Trek: The Next Generation season 7, aired in 1993-94 Captain Picard is declared dead when he’s seen being vaporized in a bar — Riker vows to find out what happened, leading him to mercenaries after an ancient Vulcan weapon. When Lwaxana Troi falls unconscious, […]

Battlestar Galactica

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{5/5} “So say we all.” Battlestar Galactica, aired in 2003 The Cylons haven’t been seen in 40 years, but now they’re back. They start by blowing up the station the humans built to function as a place for humans and Cylons to meet. Meanwhile, the Galactica under Commander Adama is an old ship that’s about […]