Jammer's Reviews

Star Trek: The Next Generation

  • Note: All reviews contain significant spoilers.
  • Rating scale - Based on a possible four stars
  • Overview - General site information
  • Jammer's Notes - Latest site news, updates

Season 3 (1989-1990)

  • 9/25/1989. Evolution *** — When the ship's computer begins malfunctioning on the eve of a once-in-a-lifetime scientific experiment, the crew learns that a newly developing artificial intelligence may be responsible.
  • 10/2/1989. The Ensigns of Command **1/2 — Data must convince the inhabitants of an illegally located colony to give up their homes before the alien race that owns the planet arrives to colonize it.
  • 10/9/1989. The Survivors **** — The crew must determine why a Federation colony of 11,000 was completely destroyed except for one elderly couple and their house.
  • 10/16/1989. Who Watches the Watchers **1/2 — A mishap at an anthropological research station leads to one of the primitive subjects of the study witnessing the observers and concluding that Picard is a god.
  • 10/23/1989. The Bonding ** — The crew must inform a 12-year-old boy that his mother has been killed on an away mission.
  • 10/30/1989. Booby Trap *** — Geordi must race against the clock to free the Enterprise from an ancient booby trap designed to kill its captives with deadly radiation.
  • 11/6/1989. The Enemy ***1/2 — Geordi is held prisoner by a Romulan who survived a mysterious crash on a desolate planet along the Neutral Zone.
  • 11/13/1989. The Price **1/2 — When the Enterprise hosts negotiations for the acquisition of what appears to be a stable wormhole, one of the negotiators falls in love with Troi.
  • 11/20/1989. The Vengeance Factor ** — Picard attempts to mediate a deal that would return a lawless band of criminal outcasts to mainstream society, but a murderer threatens to derail the talks.
  • 1/1/1990. The Defector **** — A Romulan defector crosses the border into Federation space and claims that a Romulan invasion plot is imminent.
  • 1/8/1990. The Hunted **1/2 — A biologically enhanced soldier escapes a government prison on his homeworld and runs loose on the Enterprise.
  • 1/29/1990. The High Ground *** — Crusher is captured by a ruthless terrorist organization that plans to use her as a bargaining chip to force the government to consider its demands.
  • 2/5/1990. Déjà Q ***1/2 — Q, having been stripped of his powers by the Q Continuum, expresses his desire to join the Enterprise crew.
  • 2/12/1990. A Matter of Perspective *** — When Riker is accused of murder, an extradition hearing is convened in the holodeck to consider witness depositions.
  • 2/19/1990. Yesterday's Enterprise **** — The Enterprise's predecessor, the 1701-C, passes through a rift in time, arriving in an alternate future where the Federation has been at war with the Klingons for 20 years.
  • 3/12/1990. The Offspring *** — Data creates an android that he calls his child, and Starfleet's resulting interest in studying her threatens to separate her from her father.
  • 3/19/1990. Sins of the Father ***1/2 — When Worf's deceased father is accused of being a traitor, Worf decides to stand trial before the Klingon High Council in order to clear his family's name.
  • 3/26/1990. Allegiance ** — Picard is kidnapped and replaced with a duplicate. While the duplicate takes the Enterprise on a new course, Picard and his cellmates attempt escape.
  • 4/2/1990. Captain's Holiday *1/2 — While vacationing on Risa, Picard is pulled into an unanticipated conflict, romance, and a hunt for a mysterious item from the future.
  • 4/23/1990. Tin Man *** — With the help of a Betazoid with exceptional telepathic abilities, the Enterprise races to make contact with an unknown form of life before the Romulans can.
  • 4/30/1990. Hollow Pursuits *** — Geordi attempts to reach out to an officer whose career suffers from awkward social skills, tardiness, and an addiction to holodeck fantasies.
  • 5/7/1990. The Most Toys *** — A collector of rare items kidnaps Data and fakes his death in a shuttle explosion, intending to add him to the collection as its crown jewel.
  • 5/14/1990. Sarek ***1/2 — When Vulcan Ambassador Sarek comes aboard the Enterprise to negotiate an alliance, unexplained anger in the crew leads to violence that threatens the negotiations.
  • 5/28/1990. Ménage à Troi *1/2 — Riker, Troi and Lwaxana are kidnapped by a smitten Ferengi opportunist.
  • 6/4/1990. Transfigurations **1/2 — Crusher rescues a critically injured man who cannot remember who he is or where he came from, and he turns out to have extraordinary healing abilities.
  • 6/18/1990. The Best of Both Worlds, Part I **** — The Enterprise prepares for a deadly encounter with the Borg, who have invaded Federation space.

Main Index

Copyright © 1994-2014, Jamahl Epsicokhan. All rights reserved. Unauthorized reproduction or distribution of any review or article on this site is prohibited. Star Trek (in all its myriad forms), Battlestar Galactica, and Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc., NBC Universal, and Tribune Entertainment, respectively. This site is in no way affiliated with or authorized by any of those companies. | Copyright & Disclaimer