Captain’s log: date unknown John Shiban pens this stoy that first debuted on 26 February, 2003, as I dive into another pair of episodes from Star Trek: Enterprise’s second season. Captain Archer (Scott Bakula) and Trip (Connor Trinneer) end up arrested, for a crime they didn’t commit, and find themselves sentenced to a prison planet…
V – The Series (1985) – War of Illusions, The Secret Underground, and The Return
This week, we come to the conclusion of the ill-conceived weekly series of V. It could have been a lot better than it was, and even the reimagined series was stronger, but still not quite where it needed to be (though it is exponentially more enjoyable than this incarnation). First up is War of Illusions….
Star Trek: Voyager (1995) – Emanations, and Prime Factors
Captain’s log: stardate 48623.5 Brannon Braga pens this Harry Kim (Garrett Wang) episode that first aired on 13 March, 1995. Voyager is investigating mineral deposits in an asteroid field when they discover it also serves as a burial ground for a nearby race. They are teleported into the asteroid by an unknown means, and this…
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1992) – Power Play, and Ethics
Captain’s log: stardate 45571.2 Brannon Braga, Herbert Wright and Rene Balcer penned the teleplay from this episode that first aired on 24 February, 1992, from a story by Maurice Hurley and Paul Ruben. When the Enterprise investigates a storm-riddled planet for a missing ship, the away team, lead by Riker (Jonathan Frakes) returns to the…
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989) – Evolution, and The Ensigns of Command
Captain’s log: stardate 43125.8 This is the season that things really start to gel for the series, there are new uniforms, stronger writing, even better visuals, and Beverly Crusher (Gates McFadden) returns. And it all starts with a Wesley (Wil Wheaton) story. Evolution was written by Michael Piller from a story he and Micheal I….