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- Sat, Nov 30, 2013, 5:51pm (USA Central)
Equal parts cheese (I can't believe we got that early TNG-style joke to credits bit with Sisko and the coffee), boredom (did we have to see every single character succumb to the virus in exactly the same way?), weirdness (I think the aphasia speaks for itself) and pointlessness (that gratuitous bit with the exploding vessel, Sisko sitting with an incoherent Jake). When DS9 doesn't have a storyline to develop, it's amazing how bad it can be.
1/2 a star for Quark saving some face.
- Sat, Nov 30, 2013, 12:45pm (USA Central)
Well, I think you're being a bit too hard on Voyager here. Were there many things that were a bit silly? Sure.
But overall I found it enjoyable, with a nice "mystery" in the beginning, then interesting ideas. Maybe I'm less severe than you because I've watched it for the first time in 2013, and therefore many things about this show are so 90s that it's impossible for me to take it seriously enough to have expectations that high.
- Sat, Nov 30, 2013, 7:49am (USA Central)
I actually liked the episode, but Jammer makes some good points and I can appreciate the con side. At least the writers were consistent in their portrayal of Janeway's persistent incompetence. When faced with the choice of certain death if they continue to earth vs. a high chance of survival of they head back to the demon planet, she stays true to character and makes the wrong decision. By delaying their return, she ensures the crew's death. Watching her die was a pleasant bonus, though.
- Fri, Nov 29, 2013, 2:07pm (USA Central)
Oh come on, this was silly but entertaining. And I really liked the TakTak. Finally a culture that isn't EXACTLY LIKE HUMANS and where there are cultural issues.
- Fri, Nov 29, 2013, 1:10pm (USA Central)
I was disappointed that the Hansens didn't even once stop what they were doing to look into the camera and go "Mmmmmbop!".
- Fri, Nov 29, 2013, 4:37am (USA Central)
Star Trek: First Contact
I love this film, especially the scene between Picard and Lilly in the ready room.
"I'm sorry, I didn't mean to interrupt your little quest! Captain Ahab had to go hunt his whale!"
Patrick Stewart is an incredible actor.
- Thu, Nov 28, 2013, 9:27pm (USA Central)
this ep was horsesh*t
made no sense the picard already established in loads of episodes that the was already very driven winning the academy marathon,dumping girlfriends,etc he didn't need this stabbing thing because he was already that man
how in the hell would getting stabbed make him take more risks?most people would find being a cocky up start gets you stabbed so be more careful next time
- Thu, Nov 28, 2013, 8:11pm (USA Central)
The best thign about this episode is the continuity nod in the mention in the opening scene of a starbase in the Berengaria system, which I recall being mentioned by Kai Winn as a core Federation world.
- Thu, Nov 28, 2013, 7:51pm (USA Central)
It's pretty clear that the whole storyline of Trip transferring to Columbia was to enable this action sequence where he has to return and save the day.
- Thu, Nov 28, 2013, 6:24pm (USA Central)
Um...Voyager DID pick up crewmembers from other worlds (the Borg kids, Seven, Kes, Neelix), and make alliances, and become a community all in itself.
The execution may have been off, this can be argued. But they still did all these things! :P
- Thu, Nov 28, 2013, 6:23pm (USA Central)
This season the use of the transporter became about as standard as it is in the "later" trek shows...we saw the shuttlepods in almost every episode of the first three seasons, but in season 4 they've been scarce.
- Thu, Nov 28, 2013, 5:13pm (USA Central)
They're 100 ly from anywhere, but they're going back to Earth on the "Sarajevo"? That isn't an NX Warp 5 vessel, so how long is that trip going to take?
- Thu, Nov 28, 2013, 11:55am (USA Central)
At the end of the last episode, the timeline repaired itself, according to Daniels, but how much was "undone"? THe Xindi swath and the 7 million casualties are still "real", since Archer whines about them here.
- Thu, Nov 28, 2013, 10:48am (USA Central)
Storm Front, Part II
Reed determines a different history where Russia never went communist, and therefore Hitler focuses entirely on the West, but in Part I, it is mentioned that the Russians are trying to retake Moscow from the Germans.
- Thu, Nov 28, 2013, 10:41am (USA Central)
Bride of Chaotica!
@Caine: that always struck me as era-appropriate bravado from the star (John Dille, for example) more concerned with being handsome a flirting with the camera than committing to the rôle.
- Thu, Nov 28, 2013, 8:12am (USA Central)
Bride of Chaotica!
I absolutely loved this episode! A fun premise with lots of laugh-out-loud details, like Janeway as Arachcnia and the panicky robot.
Sure, not everything worked (backing out of the anomally at an increasing speed of quite a few meters per second and STILL being stuck after a minute? Voyager is only supposed to be 344 meters long, right?!) - but the things that DID work worked extremely well, at least for me.
On a sidenote: am I the only one who found Tom Paris seemed quite indifferent to what was going on whenever he was playing Captain Proton? It seems Harry Kim was much more into playing a part in the story than Tom was.
- Thu, Nov 28, 2013, 5:38am (USA Central)
I really hate this kind of puritanical garbage. I know the story showed the leader in an unsympathetic light, and I know other people on here have said how heavy handed the storytelling is, but even if both of those things had been remedied I still don't think I could put up with this insistence that there is some kind of 18th century idyllic life to which we should ultimately aspire to.
Life back then was extremely tough, even for those with relative wealth, so the idea that 400 years in the future there are still sections of humanity that would willfully place themselves in such a life style is incredulous to me. I thought we had evolved to be beyond such ridiculousness.
- Thu, Nov 28, 2013, 1:11am (USA Central)
And the Children Shall Lead
Just terrible. One of the worst Star Trek episodes (any series).
- Thu, Nov 28, 2013, 1:00am (USA Central)
The Enterprise Incident
I completely agree. Not only is this a 4 star TOS episode, I think it is easily one of the best of any of the Star Trek series episodes.
- Thu, Nov 28, 2013, 12:56am (USA Central)
I have seen this episode at least 10 times (I grew up in the 70's, Star Trek was on every single day!) and while I thought it was a bit silly, this one is one of my favorites. You see, I liked it well before I found out it was supposed to be bad :)! Despite the premise, I thought it boiled down to Kirk and the crew trying to find and save their friend. Anyone that is a TOS fan thought of this episode when they saw the Matrix, in fact, all through medical school I wish I had a device like the "Teacher". 3 stars on my list.
- Thu, Nov 28, 2013, 12:39am (USA Central)
Balance of Terror
I'm a big fan of your reviews (I started reading with your early DS9 reviews). I disagree with this one. I started watching TOS in the 70's when it was in syndication. This is easily one of my top ten Star Trek (any series) of all time. I completely agree with the Hunt for Red October analogy. Easily 4 stars for me.
- Wed, Nov 27, 2013, 9:20pm (USA Central)
Heart of Glory
This is my favorite episode of season 1 by far!! It was nice to see Worf interacting with other Klingons for once. But why is Picard so freaked out by Klingons at the beginning of the episode? They are your allies
- Wed, Nov 27, 2013, 9:01pm (USA Central)
The Aquatics supposedly have the most powerful ships among the Xindi, but I'm wondering how that could be. They don't seem capable of constructing them
- Wed, Nov 27, 2013, 8:04pm (USA Central)
All of the spherebuilders in the zany opening scene were female...was anyone else mused that the only male spherebuilder was the one used as a guinea pig?
- Wed, Nov 27, 2013, 6:04pm (USA Central)
It's Dolem I can't take seriously...he's ridiculously cartoonishly evil. The only reason he isn't constantly twirling his mustache is that he's not a mammal and therefore can't grow one.
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