Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) – The Nagus, and Vortex

Station log: stardate unknown Ira Steven Behr pens the teleplay from a story by David Livingston which finds Quark (Armin Shimerman) getting into some trouble when the Ferengi Grand Nagus, Zek (Wallace Shawn) arrives on the station. This episode first aired on 21 March, 1993. In a fun bit, O’Brien (Colm Meaney) is overseeing the…

Star Trek: The Next Generation (1990) – Remember Me, and Legacy

Captain’s log: stardate 44161.2 Gates McFadden gets a long overdue Crusher-centric episode that was written by Lee Sheldon. This episode first aired on 22 October, 1990. The Enterprise arrives at Starbase 133, where Dr. Crusher meets up with an old friend, who is catching a ride home with them. Unfortunately, he disappears, and seemingly has…

Doctor Who (Tom Baker) – Planet of Evil

  This week’s tale, Planet of Evil, sees the Doctor (Baker) and Sarah-Jane (Elisabeth Sladen)¬†responding to a distress call from the planet Zeta Minor, giving their original destination of London a complete miss.¬†Written by Louis Marks, this serial aired from 27 September to 18 October, 1975. Arriving on the planet, they find that a geological…