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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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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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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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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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Perceiving Prodigy

A Family-Friendly Final Frontier I was intensely skeptical when a kid-friendly Star Trek animated show for Nickelodeon was announced back in 2019. The show didn’t yet have a title then,

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A Review of Star Trek: Prodigy

Introducing My Son to Trek “We’ve only just begun.” – Janeway Hologram to Dal, “Starstruck” Star Trek: Prodigy, the new animated series for Nickelodeon, has at long last made it

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Red Alarm – Cetacean, Licorice Humor Trek for the Ages!

When I recently invited my eleven-year-old son to rewatch Season 2 of Lower Decks with me because I intended to review it, I received the enthusiastic “Yes!” that I expected.

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