Kim’s Convenience (season 4)

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{4.5/5} “Why you read this book? I already on page 20 and there’s still no murder.” — Mr. Kim Kim’s Convenience season 4, aired in 2020 Raj cancelled his wedding because he’s in love with Janet, and now Janet’s not sure what she wants. Jung and Kimchee have a burst pipe emergency in their apartment, […]

Star Trek: TNG — Dragon’s Honor

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{4/5} “‘We have no desire to disturb your sacred traditions,’ Kakkh assured him. ‘Fear instead the wiles of the Federation, and strike now before they corrupt your Empire as they have contaminated so many other worlds before you. You must take action — for honor’s sake.’” Star Trek: The Next Generation — Dragon’s Honor by […]

Star Trek: The Next Generation (season 5)

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{5/5} “I understand your concerns… Request denied.” — Acting Captain Data Star Trek: The Next Generation season 5, aired in 1991-92 Ensign Ro Laren joins the crew but people aren’t sure about her since she’s been in prison. When Ambassador Spock is spotted on Romulus, Captain Picard receives orders to find out what he’s doing […]

Vivarium

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{4.5/5} “You’re a mystery and I’m going to solve you.” Vivarium, released in 2019 Gemma and Tom are looking to buy a house. When they go to the real estate office, a guy named Martin tells them all about a new subdivision called Yonder. They aren’t expecting to buy a house there but they take […]

Other TV shows I’ve watched lately

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Here are some TV shows I’ve watched lately without watching every single episode. {4.5/5} The Daily Show Trevor Noah continues to host. He tells you what the deal is with the unimaginable president. He interviews such people as Malala Yousafzai, Joe Morton, Patty Jenkins, Ilhan Omar, Bernie Sanders, Greta Thunberg, and Oprah Winfrey. He also […]

Star Trek: Picard (season 1)

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{5/5} “People in the synthetic humanoid field tend to get a little… secret planny.” Star Trek: Picard season 1, aired in 2020 Jean-Luc Picard lives on the family farm in France, having left Starfleet years ago. At that time he thought that Starfleet wasn’t responding properly to the plight of the Romulan people. Now he’s […]

Star Trek: TNG — The Last Stand

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{4.5/5} “We’ve been seeing the Krann only as wanderers, as rootless transients. We’ve been thinking that Krann society must have been affected in any number of bad ways by their ceaseless traveling. We forgot that the Krann live here. They’re used to being transients — except that they don’t think of themselves as that.” Star […]

Onward

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{4/5} “Long ago, the world was full of wonder. It was adventurous. It was exciting. And most of all, there was magic.” Onward, released in 2020 Ian is turning 16 and wanted to invite some friends over for a party but doesn’t quite do it. He also doesn’t quite get onto the freeway during his […]

Emma.

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{5/5} “I have none of the usual inducements of women to marry. Fortune I do not want. Employment I do not want. Consequence I do not want.” Emma., released in 2020 Although Emma isn’t interested in marriage for herself, she prides herself on her ability to make matches for others. When her friend Harriett receives […]

Organisms

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{5/5} “All that remained was to find the right partner: another interstellar entity who’d complete the Union’s life. An entity who was smart and fun to be with. An entity whose component orgs were carbon-based. (Some of the Union’s best friends were silicon-based, but still…) What the Union was looking for was an entity with […]