Star Trek: Voyager (season 1)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{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 […]

Star Trek TNG: The Q Continuum — Q-Strike

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{4.5/5} “You can’t be rid of me so readily… I’ll be back if I have to wait a million years, just wait and see… I won’t be forgetting you, Q. We’ll meet again, count on it… I hope you like games, young Q, because I know whom I’m testing next. You, Q, you.” Star Trek […]

Star Trek TNG: The Q Continuum — Q-Zone

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{4.5/5} “I’ll try, Q thought, settling back into a comfortable curvature of space-time, adjusting the gravity until it fit just right and resting his head against a patch of condensed dark matter. He had to admit, in spite of his occasional reservations, there was something exceptionally stimulating about not knowing what was going to happen […]

Star Trek TNG: The Q Continuum — Q-Space

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{4.5/5} “It’s too bad, Troi thought, that the rest of the crew can’t sense Captain Picard’s passion and commitment the same way I can. Then she looked around the conference table and saw the glow of the captain’s inspiration reflected in the faces of her fellow officers… On second thought, maybe they can.” Star Trek […]

Star Trek: Picard — The Last Best Hope

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{5/5} “Strange as this may seem, Commander La Forge, Romulans are not popular. The people here will do what you order, and they will do their best, but do not expect them to be happy. Again, I say — you are asking people to put aside their life’s work, and to assist people they have […]

Star Trek: TNG — Collateral Damage

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{4.5/5} “You might think yourself guilty, only to discover exculpatory factors. Or you might think yourself not guilty, only to find out that you’ve committed crimes of which you were unaware. But most important of all: It’s irrelevant. Because all that matters when this mess is done is what the state can prove — and […]

Star Trek: TNG — Available Light

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{4.5/5} “Our search for the truth must be unrelenting. We have to use every legal means at our disposal, shine all available light into every corner, so that no one can hide. It all has to come out. Every last distasteful shred of truth has to be laid bare for all to see. Otherwise, we’ll […]

Articles and videos about Star Trek

Posted by Dave Switzer under From the web

Here are some articles and videos about Star Trek that I found particularly fascinating. Authors and fans are brilliant at connecting the dots. None more brilliant than this connection by Ryan Britt between Discovery and the earlier series: Star Trek: Discovery Explains Why Kirk and Picard Never Trust Holograms Responding to complaints about the 3rd […]

Star Trek: TNG — The First Virtue

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{4.5/5} “Listen to yourselves! … Squabbling like children tearing at a new toy! You are diplomats, every one of you. You represent the highest virtues your people have to offer. I understand that tempers are running high, but let us move forward with our eyes open — so that we may truly see and understand […]

Star Trek: TNG — Double or Nothing

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{4/5} “You see on that screen a dazzling array of species… but as year upon year has gone by, they have slowly lost that which made them unique, special. The Federation must pay for that loss. And the Federation must, and shall, pay for the disservice that it has done to you. You, the outcasts, […]