I was really excited for an episode centered on multiverse theory. I thought for sure, once that happened, it would help to clear up any possible paradoxes in future episodes regarding time travel. Instead, the alternative universe was a universe… Read More »The Alternative Factor: Disappointed, Table of Me
The fortress was obviously built of the same stuff as the fortress from the original pilot. Cool. The beings of pure energy are on track for Einstein’s theory of human evolution. Double cool. The Klingons were trigger-happy, but very — neat. Um?… Read More »Errand of Mercy: Klingons Shmingons
As soon as the miner showed them that silicon sphere I knew it would end up being an egg and the source of their trouble with the man-incinerating native. Spock’s gift of mind melding came in handy negotiating peace and McCoy’s statement… Read More »Devil in The Dark: A Little Girl Talk Goes A Long Way
Spores are making everyone emotional — starting with Spock! He’s smiling. He’s just hanging out. He’s kissing the pretty blonde (an honor usually bestowed on the captain). What could possibly go wrong? Oh, right, the spores brainwash you against leaving and from making any sort of societal… Read More »This Side of Paradise: Paradise Left
Fighting war virtually? Awesome. Disintegrating your own people? Not cool. The fact that this so-called civilization has managed to go half a millennia doing just that — rather than have peace talks — is crazy dumb. That’s why Spock, as understanding of their logic as he… Read More »A Taste of Armageddon: War, What is it Good For?