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Lower Decks‘ “A Mathematically Perfect Redemption” in Review

Have you gone back and reminded yourself of Season 1? If not, I suggest you do so before watching this week’s episode, as we open with a “Previously on” caption,

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Lower Decks‘ “Hear All, Trust Nothing” in Review

The USS Cerritos is arriving at Deep Space 9 when Captain Freeman is told that the Federation representative who’s supposed to be overseeing negotiations with the Karemma, a mercantile race

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Star Trek: The Next Generation – 35 Years Later

As a four-year-old in 1978, Star Trek didn’t mean much to me beyond being a show my dad enjoyed. That changed when Star Trek: The Motion Picture (TMP) was released.

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Lower Decks‘ “Reflections” in Review

This week, a pair of very distinct and different storylines combine into the best episode of the season so far, which opens with Rutherford having a nightmare about some kind

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Star Trek: First Contact – The Making of the Classic Film in Review

Normally, making-of books for big movies are released around the time of the movie’s release, and indeed there was a Making Of Star Trek: First Contact written by Lou Anders,

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Lower Decks Comic Issue #1 in Review

This first issue of IDW‘s new Lower Decks comic was written by a well-established and award-winning comic writer, Ryan North. North has a broad range of experience, spanning from Adventure

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Lower Decks’ “Room For Growth” in Review

Opening with Captain Freeman being possessed (for apparently, like, the third time) by an ancient mask and changing the ship into an ancient temple, episode four appropriately continues the process

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Lower Decks‘ “Mining the Mind’s Mines” in Review

This week, we open with a traditional Star Trek pre-credit, reminiscent of the tone of episodes such as TOS’s “The Devil in the Dark”. A random Federation scientist in a

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Lower Decks‘ “The Least Dangerous Game” in Review

It’s a nice touch to jump straight to a scene with J.G. Hertzler returning to voice General Martok, even if he is only the host of the video sections of

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Lower Decks‘ “Grounded” in Review

The third season of the animated comedy Trek series is preceded by an online “Previously On” recap on Twitter, but thankfully this isn’t really necessary, as the episode opens with

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