It’s Just Morbid Fascination at This Point – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Nine “Hide and Seek”

If you go back and read my first review for Star Trek: Picard’s first episode, I was positively giddy at the prospect of this new season and the story it was going to tell. Now, after watching the penultimate episode of the second season, titled “Hide and Seek”, my positivity has contracted to merely morbid … Continue reading It’s Just Morbid Fascination at This Point – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Nine “Hide and Seek”

A Disappointment Overall – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Eight “Mercy”

Source: IMDB I really wanted to like Episode Eight of Star Trek: Picard’s second season, titled “Mercy”, but I just can’t bring myself to like the overall product. There were some fine moments in the episode but I felt like this episode was treading water in a big way, postponing events not for good story … Continue reading A Disappointment Overall – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Eight “Mercy”

Through the Mind’s Eye – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Seven “Monster”

One of the things I find most interesting about Star Trek: Picard is the show’s ability to introduce new elements to established characters. Episode Seven, titled “Monsters”, delves in to Jean-Luc Picard’s childhood, which has been hinted at periodically throughout the second season. With Tallinn joining him, we learn more about the primary focus of … Continue reading Through the Mind’s Eye – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Seven “Monster”

A Misstep with Excellent Moments – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Six “Two of One”

Image Source One of the downsides of reviewing TV shows, especially shows that you enjoy, is the feeling you get when an episode just doesn’t land right for you. Up to this point, I’ve had only minimal issues with Star Trek: Picard but the latest episode, titled “Two of One” largely missed the mark for … Continue reading A Misstep with Excellent Moments – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Six “Two of One”

Deals with the Devil – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Five “Fly Me To The Moon”

Source After watching the latest episode of Star Trek: Picard, I’m stuck between liking most of the episode and disliking the rest. As I’ve done more and more of these reviews, it’s fair to say that not every episode of a given TV show’s season is going to be enjoyable. This isn’t to say the … Continue reading Deals with the Devil – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Five “Fly Me To The Moon”

My Favorite “Star Trek: The Next Generation” Episodes – Part 3

Source My first two essays covering my favorite episodes for Star Trek: The Next Generation covered the first three seasons the show. As I was writing the second essay, I realized that there were too many good episodes from the third season that I enjoyed to include any from season four. That holds true for … Continue reading My Favorite “Star Trek: The Next Generation” Episodes – Part 3

A Calm Moment in the Storm – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Four “Watcher”

Source After three episodes of constant rising action, Star Trek: Picard finally takes a breath with the fourth episode of the second season, titled “Watcher”. The crew of the La Sirena are still reeling from the events of the season and trying to find their way through 2024 Los Angeles. We also get an excellent … Continue reading A Calm Moment in the Storm – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Four “Watcher”

The Past Becomes The Present – Review of Star Trek: Picard Season Two, Episode Three “Assimilation”

Source Another week, another episode of Star Trek: Picard. Time travel storylines are old-hat for Star Trek, largely because science fiction writers always tend to think they’ve got a new idea for a tired trope. Thankfully, “Assimilation”, the third episode of the second season for Star Trek: Picard doesn’t waste any time in getting to … Continue reading The Past Becomes The Present – Review of Star Trek: Picard Season Two, Episode Three “Assimilation”

The Darkened Mirror – Review of Star Trek: Picard Season Two, Episode Two “Penance”

When Q decides to mess up your life, he does not do it in half-measures. Showing a far more malevolent side than ever before, the nigh-omnipotent Q brings Picard and the others into a nightmare landscape, one that it appears he set into motion as a form of punishment for Jean-Luc Picard. In the process, … Continue reading The Darkened Mirror – Review of Star Trek: Picard Season Two, Episode Two “Penance”

My Favorite Star Trek: The Next Generation Episodes (Part 2)

Continuing where I left off in my last essay, Star Trek: The Next Generation was one of the seminal TV shows for me as a child. Without being exposed to Star Trek, I can honestly say that my love for science fiction would not be as strong as it is today. In the first essay, … Continue reading My Favorite Star Trek: The Next Generation Episodes (Part 2)