Star Trek: The Original Series (1969) – The Way to Eden and The Cloud Minders

Captain’s log: stardate 5832.3 If there’s a worse episode than Spock’s Brain, then The Way to Eden has to be it. I knew, even when I saw it as a child that this was a terrible episode. The story and I did not reach, man. Written by Arthur Heinemann from a story he developed with…

The Rockford Files (1977) – Quickie Nirvana & Irving the Explainer

  Jim Rockford (James Garner) finds himself in all manner of trouble in this week’s episodes. First up is Quickie Nirvana, which aired 11 November, 1977 and was written by David Chase. The phone gag this time around featured someone calling, complaining about having left a message a few times, and wondering if Jim still…