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The Gorn and First Contact

“Like most humans, I seem to have an instinctive revulsion to reptiles. I must fight to remember that this is an intelligent, highly advanced [species].” – James T. Kirk, TOS:

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Enterprise‘s “Fight or Flight” in Review

In this review by Matt and Elaine Sweatman, Elaine’s comments will be in italics. The first “regular” episode of Enterprise gives us an opportunity to settle in and get familiar

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Setting Specifics for Picard Season 3

With the season two finale of Star Trek: Picard having aired a couple of weeks ago, it’s almost time to turn the page to the third and final season of

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Power Records’ Star Trek Adventures

One Christmas morning in the late 1970s, snow at the window (one of the few times I can remember an actual white Christmas in the UK), I tore open a

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Strange New Worlds‘ “Ghosts of Illyria” in Review

The Enterprise is investigating an abandoned Illyrian colony threatened by frequent ion storms, a stunning eruption of fire and smoke billowing up from the planet. As Una explains in her

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Phyllis Strong on Illyrians

With this week’s episode of Strange New Worlds focusing on so-called “Ghosts of Illyria”, I decided to do a brief interview with Phyllis Strong, the writer of the Enterprise episode

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Enterprise‘s “Broken Bow” in Review

My wife Elaine and I have recently begun a project to watch the Star Trek series in continuity order, and were encouraged by friends to post our thoughts and observations

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Interview with Strange New Worlds Costume Designer Bernadette Croft

“Actually, what I said is you… might want to wear your dress uniform.” – Lieutenant Ortegas, “Children of the Comet” With dialogue in the most recent episode of Star Trek:

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Interview with Strange New Worlds Composer Nami Melumad

The most recent episode of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (“Children of the Comet”) features music and singing extensively. I recently interviewed the show’s composer, Nami Melumad, about it and

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Strange New Worlds’ “Children of the Comet” in Review

At the start of this episode, the Enterprise crew is studying a comet in the Persephone system, whose third planet is occupied by the desert-dwelling Deleb people. Aboard the ship,

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