|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.5 “The Enemy Within” – (Original air date Thursday, October 6, 1966)

    Welcome to my rewatching of the original 79 episodes of the series that launched the franchise. Below are the bulletpointed notes I jotted down while watching “The Enemy Within” The Planet-of-the-Week is Alfa 177 (yes, with an ‘F’). I’m hoping it has a moon named Amigo, so that we can honestly say this […]

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Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter One: Getting the Band Back Together (Or: Jedi Plans Are Always Complicated)

00:00:00 – 00:15:00 Lots of things were happening when Return of the Jedi premiered in the theaters on May 25, 1983. Ronald Reagan was still our president in the US, and would not be elevated to god-status until years later. That song from Flashdance was being hummed in America, while Spandau Ballet was belting out […]

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Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (a 15-Minute Force production): Chapter Eight: Daddy Issues (Or: Maybe The Falcon Really Is A Piece of Junk)

  01:45:01 – THE END This is it. We’ve arrived at the final chapter of the Empire Edition of the 15-Minute Force. I find myself dreading the end of my favorite of the Star Wars movies, but this is only because I don’t have a lot of good associations with Return of the Jedi. But, […]

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Gotham: Season 4 – a review

The brains behind the show Gotham have done something very smart. They’ve announced that Season 5 will be the final season of the series, and that it will be a shorter season as well—13 episodes, just enough to get it to 100 episodes, that old syndication milestone. I applaud this decision. I had already decided […]

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