Not much is bigger than the Star Trek universe. ‘Picard’ is more than the continuation of one man’s journey. It’s the movement of a narrative that spans and inspires generations.
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Sisko attempts to resolve a land dispute between two rival Bajoran factions while O’Brien tries to prevent the destruction of a Bajoran village.
A black writer for Star Trek: Discovery decided to quit after a co writer ratted out his use of the N word to his bosses. Quitting was the right response.
‘Star Trek’ forces us to ponder: what do freedom fighters do once they get the freedom to which they bent all their efforts?
If what we see in ‘Star Trek: Picard’ are the same old ideas we’re fed by thought police, it will be a disappointment and a betrayal to the original series.
To better understand how important ‘Star Trek’ is to reading the TV climate, it’s worth looking at what happened the last time it was so popular.
The series recaptures one of the greatest virtues of science fiction long gone missing in other genres: a strong, self-sacrificing, masculine hero.
Odo’s origins will become clearer and form a major plot point in subsequent seasons. In the meantime, Odo returns to his role as the series outcast.
Originally, the Ferengi were conceived as a new major enemy for the Federation. DS9 develops the Ferengi into so much more.
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It is the only DS9 episode on the bottom ten for all Star Trek shows, a testament to the superiority of the series compared with others in the Star Trek universe.
Despite the generally all-encompassing lawlessness of Star Trek, two competing notions of justice take hold in ‘Deep Space Nine.’
The episode is part courtroom drama, part Appalachian murder ballad, and all in all a fairly enjoyable episode.
When ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’ was on TV, almost the only Emmys that ever went their way, despite the good acting and writing, were for makeup.
‘Babel’ contains a lesson about the long-term consequences and dangers of nuclear war that Trump and Kim Jong-Un would do well to pay attention to.
The third episode of ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’s’ first season highlights the theme of finding one’s place while introducing one of the show’s most interesting and beloved characters.
The left tries to claim Star Trek for itself, but the original series offers a surprisingly prescient cautionary tale about Google’s conformist PC agenda.
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