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David Mack on Star Trek: Prodigy

David Mack is intimately familiar with Star Trek: Prodigy. He worked professionally as a consultant on the show, which launched on 28 October 2021. A short while ago, I had

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In Defense of Star Trek: Prodigy

It turns out that Star Trek: Prodigy is and could again be something unique in the collective consciousness that fills the vacuum of genre television. It served a distinct purpose

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Prodigy‘s “Kobayashi” in Review

The Kobayashi Maru Starfleet training exercise, revealed in the film The Wrath of Khan, has been given a fresh perspective in modern Star Trek. While Lower Decks and Discovery each

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Prodigy’s “Terror Firma” in Review

The previous episode establishes the stakes: Murder Planet vs. Prodigy Kids. The Prodigy six are stranded on a planet which is actually a sentient being that desires to consume all new life for

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Prodigy’s “Dream Catcher” in Review

Star Trek: Prodigy’s first “captain’s log” voiceover opens this episode. Dal is trying the record log as a concession to Hologram Janeway. The hologram, still training who she naïvely assumes are

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Prodigy’s “Supernova, Part 2” in Review

Prodigy Season 1 is now complete. Let’s consider the final installment, “Supernova, Part 2”, written by Kevin and Dan Hageman. Summary Continuing from Part 1, the fleet is still attacking

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Prodigy’s “Supernova, Part 1” in Review

Supernova is a Star Trek: Prodigy video game for PC and various consoles — but that’s not what we’re talking about here. Nor are we talking about the upcoming novel

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Prodigy’s “Mindwalk” in Review

“Preludes” and “Ghost in the Machine” ended with some tantalizing cliffhangers: “Ghost in the Machine” left the Protostar nose-to-nose with the Dauntless, with Hologram Janeway distraught after realizing she had

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Prodigy’s “Ghost in the Machine” in Review

Have you been awaiting the “stuck in the holodeck” episode? If so, your week has come! The good news is that this long-standing Trek trope has something fresh to offer

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Prodigy’s “Preludes” in Review

Whereas most TV episodes have one or two and occasionally three or four credited writers, “Yesterday’s Enterprise” had as many as six, and both parts of Prodigy’s mid-season finale “A

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