Star Trek — 800 episodes

Star Trek — 800 episodes and counting (as of the latest Lower Decks)

Star Trek: Lower Decks 2:3 We’ll Always Have Tom Paris marks a milestone — 800 episodes and counting for the franchise It’s official (*see below) — with the latest instalment of Star Trek: Lower Decks, there have been 800 televised episodes of Star Trek across various versions of the franchise since 1966. It’s a big number, and … >

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The Witcher: Blood Origin casts Michelle Yeoh

The film (and more recently television) star will play the last of a tribe of nomadic tribe of sword-elves in the Witcher prequel. Michelle Yeoh will take a leading role in the Blood Origin, the prequel series spinning off from The Witcher, set some 1200 years before the main show. The synopsis reads: “In an … >

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Discovery: Doug Jones as the human Saru in Su'Kal

Su’Kal – Star Trek: Discovery S3, Ep 11 review

Su’Kal foregrounds the story which percolated in the background of the last few episodes; the fate of an ancient Kelpian ship. Trapped in the heart of the Verubin Nebula, it was apparently the source of the ‘The Burn’; the cataclysmic event which destroyed interstellar travel. When a life sign on board is discovered, Captain Saru … >

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Terra Firma, Part 2 Michael Burnham Philippa Georgiou

Terra Firma, Part 2 — Star Trek: Discovery S3, Ep 10 review

Terra Firma, Part 2 keeps Philippa Georgiou (Michelle Yeoh) centre stage in another dark episode — but so what? Last week’s Terra Firma, Part 1 set things in motion: Georgiou has travelled from the mirror universe and through time and this is inevitably fatal. There is no solution until the sphere data inhabited AI on Discovery gives … >

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Michelle Yeoh as Emperor Georgiou from Star Trek: Discovery S3 Ep 9

Terra Firma, Part 1 – Star Trek: Discovery S3, Ep 9 review

Terra Firma, Part 1 provides another of Discovery’s lengthy pre-credits sequences, as the medical plight of the former Terran Empress Georgiou is set out. While the whole crew have time-travelled to the future, she has also hopped dimensions. Apparently, the body may tolerate one or the other, but not both – according to the Federation’s … >

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The Art of Star Trek Discovery

The Art of Star Trek Discovery book now published

Titan Books has published today (December 8 2020) a new hardback book The Art of Star Trek Discovery We’ve been enjoying Star Trek: Discovery season 3 (see our review of the latest episode here) and one of the many things that appeal to us is the stunning visuals. It seems both CGI and set/costume design has reached new … >

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Star Trek Discovery The Sanctuary

The Sanctuary — Star Trek: Discovery S3, Ep 8 review

Star Trek Discovery: The Sanctuary (Season 3, Episode 8) brings new information on the ‘Burn’, while raising the stakes between what’s left of the Federation and The Emerald Chain The latest Star Trek: Discovery episode, The Sanctuary, sends Booker (David Ajala) back to his roots and he needs help from Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green). Things … >

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Scavengers Star Trek Discovery Tilly and Cat

Scavengers — Star Trek: Discovery S3, Ep 6 review

Scavengers, the sixth episode in Star Trek: Discovery season 3 looked fabulous (again) and was an easy watch piece of entertainment, but failed to disguise the flaws prevalent in many recent episodes. Already we have a pattern, it seems. As Scavengers opens, we see the crew of Discovery getting to grips with the tech upgrades a thousand years of … >

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