Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1997) – In the Cards, and Call to Arms

Station log: stardate 50929.4 Micheal Dorn directs this, the penultimate episode of the fifth season. It was written by Ronald D. Moore, from a story by Truly Barr Clark and Scott Neal. It debuted on 9 June, 1997. This episode is a bit of a breather before the plunge into the season finale. It follows…

Star Trek: Voyager (1995) – Cathexis, and Faces

Captain’s log: stardate 48734.2 Brannon Braga comes up with the teleplay for this story by Braga and Joe Menosky. It first aired on 1 May, 1995. A strange nebula renders Chakotay (Robert Beltran) brain-dead, and also lets something else take over the minds of the crew. And no matter how many times the ship tries…

Continuum S02E09 – Seconds

  This week’s episode of Continuum tackles one of the age-old questions would you go back in time and kill someone, say Hitler, if you knew that it would save thousands, if not millions of lives? Kiera (Rachel Nichols) is confronted with that very question when Julian (Richard Harmon) is released from prison and slowly…

Continuum S02E05 – Second Opinion

  We get a bit of a bottle show this week for Continuum, as almost all of it seems to take place in the Vancouver Police Department, or in Alec’s (Erik Knudsen) new digs, supplied to him by Kellog (Stephen Lobo). Kiera (Rachel Nichols) is having a tough time, if she were in 2077, today…

Continuum S01 E09 – Family Time

This week the story hits home for young Alec (Eric Knudsen) as a hostage situation erupts on his farm with his family, Kiera (Rachel Nichols) and Carlos (Victor Webster) smack dab in the middle of it. And before I go any further, let me just get this out of the way… Kiera looks so hot…

Continuum S01 E07 – The Politics of Time

At it’s heart, this week’s episode is about loyalty, trust and the heart. It’s also a rather familiar police investigation kind of story, once the plot gets going. But it’s the characters that make the story its own. It happily also helped me put some distance between the fight sequence of last week (I’ve harped…

Continuum S01 E02 – Fast Times

  Continuum throws us right back into it this week, putting us right back in the year 2077 with Kiera (Rachel Nichols) getting outfitted as a CPS Protector for the first time, we learn some info about her, her CPS ID – 116914 and see her getting her tech issued, including her wicked pistol, her…