What Is and What Yet May Be – Review of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” Episode 10 “A Quality of Mercy”

For the season finale of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, I was not expecting a time travel episode. But, given that this is Star Trek, a time travel episode was bound to appear sooner or later. When done correctly, such as “Trials and Tribble-ations” from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine or Star Trek IV: The … Continue reading What Is and What Yet May Be – Review of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” Episode 10 “A Quality of Mercy”

The Things We Do for Love – Review of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” Episode 7 “The Serene Squall”

There’s a quote I’m rather fond of from The Dresden Files. It’s spoke by Mab, the Faerie Queen of Air and Darkness in the book Changes: “So many terrible things are done for love. For love will men mutilate themselves and murder rivals. For love will even a peaceful man go to war. For love, … Continue reading The Things We Do for Love – Review of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” Episode 7 “The Serene Squall”

A Comedy of Manners in Space – Recap of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” Season One, Episode Five “Spock Amock”

One of my favorite types of episodes in fantasy and science fiction shows is “the body swap”. When done correctly, such as in Farscape’s season 2 episode “Out of Their Mind”, it can lead to some wonderful comedic moments. The good news is that Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ latest episode, “Spock Amock”, carries on … Continue reading A Comedy of Manners in Space – Recap of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” Season One, Episode Five “Spock Amock”

Finding One’s Place in the Universe – Review of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” Season One, Episode Two “Children of the Comet”

A person can go through their entire life and not understand or even know what path they are supposed to be on. Some of us wander aimlessly from place to place, job to job, relationship to relationship, and never truly know where we are supposed to be, who we are supposed to be with (if … Continue reading Finding One’s Place in the Universe – Review of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” Season One, Episode Two “Children of the Comet”

The Familiar Formula Still Works – Review of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” Season One, Episode One “Strange New Worlds”

Source: IMDB A spinoff of Star Trek: Discovery was inevitable, given that it was the first new Star Trek series to premiere on CBS All Access (now Paramount Plus) and receive good enough reviews to warrant other shows. A large part of that is due to the show’s second season, which is where the connection … Continue reading The Familiar Formula Still Works – Review of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” Season One, Episode One “Strange New Worlds”