Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Clues"

The crew wakes up from being knocked out for a minute but maybe it was more than a minute after all.

RATING: 63%

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Devil's Due"

Picard puts an alien devil on trial and she's like, hey, why not sleep with me instead?

RATING: 83%

Monday, July 6, 2015

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "The Wounded"

An old racist starship captain is making raids on a group of aliens called the Cardassians or something and it's up to O'Brien to talk him down.

RATING: 80%

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Data's Day"

Data writes a letter to that asshole scientist who tried to have him disassembled where he narrates his average day of giving away a bride at a wedding and facing down two Romulan warbirds.

RATING: 64%

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "The Loss"

Troi loses her empathic powers because of some living space dust.

RATING: 61%

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Final Mission"

Wesley and Picard get trapped on a desert world while Wesley is on his way to space college.

RATING: 77%

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Future Imperfect"

Riker wakes up and it's sixteen years in the future, which he remembers none of, but let's get real it's all fake and we know it.

RATING: 75%

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Reunion"

Worf's ex returns with his two (?!?!?!) year old son who clearly is suffering from SORAS and there's Klingon politics and a bat'leth fight, what more could you want?

RATING: 79%

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Legacy"

Tasha Yar's long lost sister dupes the crew into helping her band of ruffians but at least Data learns a valuable lesson about trusting human beings.

RATING: 53%

Friday, July 3, 2015

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Remember Me"

Everybody in the universe keeps vanishing from existence except Dr. Crusher in a great conceptual episode propelled solely by metaphor.

RATING: 93%

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Suddenly Human"

Picard has to pretend to be a dad to some human raised by aliens they find on a broken spaceship.

RATING: 49%

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Brothers"

Data's father signals to him to come visit but also accidentally signals Data's evil twin.

RATING: 61%

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Family"

Picard visits his family vineyard and hashes out some Borg PTSD with his brother.

RATING: 97%

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "The Best Of Both Worlds"

The Borg kidnap  Picard and turn him into a half robot in order to try to destroy Earth.

RATING: 91%

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Transfigurations"

An alien who has developed healing powers comes on board and the first thing he heals is Geordi's awkwardness around women.

RATING: 54%

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Ménage à Troi"

A Ferengi captain kidnaps Lwaxana to make her his wife and then Picard just lets the guy off the hook?

RATING: 44%

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Sarek"

Spock's dad comes on board to negotiate a treaty and he's having some major feelings which is not normal for a Vulcan.

RATING: 75%

Monday, June 29, 2015

Star Trek: Starfleet Corps of Engineers - "Ambush"

A coupla miners are making out on a planet while above the Da Vinci gets surprise attacked.

RATING: 51%

(Where to place: During the sixth season of Voyager, between Spirit  Folk and Ashes to Ashes.)

Friday, June 26, 2015

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "A Time To Sow"

After botching the mission from the last book the Enterprise is sent out to investigate a distress call that matches one the NX Enterprise got like 200 years prior.

RATING: 67%

(Where to place: In the year leading up to Nemesis.)

Star Trek - "The Fires of Pharos"

(Early Voyages issue 2)

A starbase wants to make a space lighthouse for a nebula so Captain Pike decides to help out.

RATING: 52%

(Where to place: During the Pike era, before The Cage.)

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "The Most Toys"

A sleazy collector kidnaps Data and then Data tries to kill him out of revenge because sure Data doesn't have emotions at all, nope.

RATING: 71%

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Star Trek: New Frontier - "All That Glisters..."

(No Limits anthology)

Lieutenant Shelby wishes she could be made command track 9 months or so before The Best of Both Worlds so I guess she gets a couple clutch promotions in that time!

RATING: 54%

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Hollow Pursuits"

King Awkward Reginald Barclay is addicted to holodeck programs starring the ship's crew but of course that ain't gonna fly on the Enterprise.

RATING: 68%

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Tin Man"

A psychic comes on board to make contact with a sentient space pinecone but maybe he's a little too psychic.

RATING: 89%

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Star Trek - "The Price of Admission"

(DC Vol Two Issue 29)

A planet applying for Federation membership is destroying an entire species to mine for some valuable rocks.

RATING: 49%

(Where to place: Between The Final Frontier and The Undiscovered Country.)

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Captain's Holiday"

Picard takes a vacation to that boring sex planet Risa and gets caught up in an Indiana Jones type adventure that's really more Jewel of the Nile quality.

RATING: 45%

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Allegiance"

Captain Picard gets kidnapped and replaced by a double who buys everybody beer and puts the moves on Dr. Crusher.

RATING: 70%

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Sins of the Father"

Worf meets his long lost brother and they learn a little lesson about how rich people get to change the law when it suits them.

RATING: 61%

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "The Offspring"

I like Data episodes but this episodes treatment of gender as binary and "necessary" for Data's child to choose to interact with others is not very forgivable.

RATING: 14%

Monday, June 22, 2015

Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Yesterday's Enterprise"

Bitchin'.

RATING: 100%

Star Trek:The Next Generation - "A Matter Of Perspective"

Riker gets accused of being inappropriate with a scientist's wife (believable) and then murdering that scientist (less believable) so they get to do a space court episode.

RATING: 66%