|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season Two: Ep. 2.11 “Friday’s Child” – (Original air date: Friday, December 1, 1967)

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 “Friday’s Child.” On this date in history, the #1 song in the UK was Long John Baldry’s “Let the Heartache Begin,” which I’m sure everyone remembers. Over here in […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season Two: Ep. 2.9 “Metamorphosis” – (Original air date: Friday, November 10, 1967)

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 “Metamorphosis.” On this date in history, the #1 song on the US charts is still “To Sir, With Love” by Lulu. In the UK, the #1 song is “Baby, […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season Two: Ep. 2.3 “The Changeling” – (Original air date: Friday, September 29, 1967)

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 Changeling.” On this date in history: Although the movie was released in August, Bonnie and Clyde was still #1 at the box office on this Friday. This movie […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.23 “A Taste of Armageddon” – (Original air date: Thursday, February 23, 1967)

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 “A Taste of Armageddon.” On this date in history: The 25th amendment to the US Constitution is ratified. This amendment clarified issues dealing with presidential succession and disability. It […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.22 “Space Seed” – (Original air date: Thursday, February 16, 1967)

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 “Space Seed.” On this date in history, The Monkees were finally knocked out of the #1 spot on the Billboard list. “I’m a Believer” was replaced by “Kind of […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.11 “The Menagerie, Part 1” – (Original air date: Thursday, November 17, 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 Menagerie, Part 1.” Any nerd worth his weight in Soylent Green knows that this was the original Star Trek pilot repurposed into a two-part episode of the […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.10 “The Corbomite Maneuver” – (Original air date: Thursday, November 10, 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 Corbomite Maneuver.” Since TOS is kind of like a time capsule all on its own, I thought I’d begin to include an “on this day in history” portion […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.9 “Dagger of the Mind” – (Original air date: Thursday, November 3, 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 “Dagger of the Mind.” Tantalus Penal Colony. A bit on-the-nose, wouldn’t you say? In Greek mythology, I believe Tantalus was being punished in Tartarus by standing in a […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.8 “Miri” – (Original air date: Thursday, October 27, 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 “Miri.” The U.S.S. Enterprise comes across an exact duplicate of Earth hundreds of light-years from their Earth. It has the same mass, circumference, density, atmosphere and topography. An […]

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