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 “Who Mourns for Adonais?” On this date in history: The Box Tops knock Bobbie Gentry out of the #1 seat with their hit song, “The Letter.” Written by an […]Read more "|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season Two: Ep. 2.2 “Who Mourns for Adonais?” – (Original air date: Friday, September 22, 1967)"
Sure, I’m late coming around to watching this series. I’ll say this for myself, though. It’s still on the air. I’m doing better than I used to. I would forgive you if you thought this was solely a Star Trek/Star Wars blog. If you’re scrolling through my recent posts, it appears that Star Trek has […]Read more "Vikings: Season 1: Episode 1: “Rites of Passage” — a review"
Having recently completed my tour through all of the Next-Gen Era Star Trek episodes, I’ve decided to dedicate a 10-List to those I consider to be essential viewing to understand the essence of each series. Some clarification may be needed here. By “Next-Gen Era,” I am referring to the following Star Trek series: The Next […]Read more "10-List: The “Essential” Next-Gen Era Star Trek Episodes"
00:15:01 – 00:30:00 As we begin our next chapter of The Motion Picture Edition of the 15-Minute Federation, we join Admiral James T. Kirk in his gray-and-white uniform. He’s looking fit and trim, with the pointy sideburns, as he steps out of an air tram into Starfleet HQ. He runs into Lt. Commander Sonak, a […]Read more "//\\ 15-Minute Federation //\\ presents . . . Star Trek: The Motion Picture — Chapter 2: Decker Gets Demoted (Or: Dr. McCoy Was Right About Transporters All Along)"
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 “Amok Time.” On this date in history: Bobbie Gentry’s “Ode to Billie Joe” is mercifully finishing up its four-week run at the #1 spot on the Billboard 100. I […]Read more "|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season Two: Ep. 2.1 “Amok Time” – (Original air date: Friday, September 15, 1967)"
It took a full seven seasons to get there, but Voyager finally won a round against TNG and DS9. This was the best seventh season of Trek . . . so far. Voyager finally took the gold. Neither TNG nor DS9 turned in a particularly strong season. This much is true. But, even if both […]Read more "|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: Voyager: Season 7 — a review"
The character Harry Kim had a line in these series finale episodes that I’ve taken to heart: “Maybe it’s not the destination that matters. Maybe it’s the journey.” I feel this way, in general, about this entire Boldly Going project, which I am now a stone’s throw away from completing. After watching “Endgame,” I am […]Read more "|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: Voyager: Episodes 7.25/26—”Endgame”: a review of the series finale"