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Playing the Hand You’re Dealt: James Blish’s Adaptation of “Balance of Terror”

“Gene rewrote everything, but the original writers got the credit.“ So said Star Trek: The Original Series producer Robert Justman, according to Marc Cushman in his first volume of These

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Bloopers of the Borg Review

Great Fun for the True Trek Nerds Among Us As a father of two children, I can find my way around a good search-and-find book. In fact, one could say

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Discovery‘s “All is Possible” in Review

There’s some good Discovery to talk about in episode four of the show’s fourth season. Following on in the same vein as last week, “All Is Possible” offers us clear

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Picard a Synth?!

Last week, I sent a tweet into tweet land (aka Twitter) that asked a specific question: since Q will be back in Star Trek: Picard Season 2, will he change

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Ode to Star Trek Nemesis

Reflecting on the tenth Star Trek feature film “What you leave behind is not what is engraved on stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.” –

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“What If?” – The Golden Anniversary of First Contact

It is the evening of April 5th, 2113. In his study, Zefram Cochrane is alone with his thoughts. The room is dark except for the fire burning in the fireplace.

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Writing Star Trek: Insurrection

The ninth Star Trek film, eventually titled “Star Trek: Insurrection“, was to be Michael Piller’s first feature film assignment (and, sadly, his only one). When Rick Berman first approached him

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What Might Have Been: The Galaxy-class Enterprise-E

Starting filming in 1987, Star Trek: The Next Generation required some very large models to film the scenes of the exterior of the USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D. Industrial Light & Magic

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Recalling Star Trek: First Contact

A Review 25 Years in the Making What would you do if you found out the people you admired the most turned out to be total jerks? This is the

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Building Hero Collector’s Enterprise-D Replica

Fourteen months ago, I saw an amazing video by TrekMovie.com, advertising a build-your-own Enterprise-D. And what a build it would turn out to be! The material of this build is

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