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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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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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An Interview with Fred Bronson, Part 3: TNG

I recently interviewed Star Trek writer Fred Bronson, discussing such topics as the character of Robert April and Fred’s work on Star Trek in the 1970s. In this final segment,

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A War Over Wesley?

The surprise cameo appearance of Wesley Crusher (Wil Wheaton) in the Picard Season 2 finale “Farewell” was an exciting tie-in to both the end of his journey in The Next

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An Interview with Fred Bronson, Part 2: The ’70s

Fred Bronson, who wrote an episode of Star Trek: The Animated Series (i.e., “The Counter-Clock Incident”) and co-wrote installments of The Next Generation (“Ménage à Troi” and “The Game”), describes himself as someone

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