|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.18 “Arena” – (Original air date: Thursday, January 19, 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 “Arena.” On this day in history: Major Bernard F. Fisher of the USAF became the first person to be awarded the Air Force Medal of Honor. Major Fisher had […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.17 “The Squire of Gothos” – (Original air date: Thursday, January 12, 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 Squire of Gothos.” On this day in history: Dr. James Bedford becomes the first human to be cryonically frozen in the hope of one day being resuscitated. Fun […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.16 “The Galileo Seven” – (Original air date: Thursday, January 5, 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 Galileo Seven.” Happy New Year!!! Welcome to 1967. On this day in 1967: The Monkees’ “I’m a Believer” was the #1 single on the US charts. It’s a […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.15 “Shore Leave” – (Original air date: Thursday, December 29, 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 “Shore Leave.” This day in history: The #1 single in the US and UK simultaneously is “I’m a Believer,” by The Monkees. At #5 on the UK charts is […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.14 “Balance of Terror” – (Original air date: Thursday, December 15, 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 “Balance of Terror.” This day in history: Walt Disney died on the same day “Balance of Terror” first aired. He was in the middle of producing “The Jungle Book” […]

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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.12 “The Menagerie, Part 2” – (Original air date: Thursday, November 24, 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 2.” This date in history. On this same day in 1966, the Abbey Road sessions that would result in Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band began […]

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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. 1.9 “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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|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.7 “What Are Little Girls Made Of?” – (Original air date: Thursday, October 20, 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 “What Are Little Girls Made Of?” The main piece of trivia I remember about this episode is that it was written by Robert Bloch, the author who gave us […]

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