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  1. chat room
    Discovery’s Sonequa Martin-Green on Why Burnham Is Ready for the Captain’s ChairThe Star Trek: Discovery star examines the road that finally led a Black woman to the franchise’s most esteemed seat.
  2. overnights
    Star Trek: Discovery Season Finale Recap: Deus Ex MyceliaA nice, neat conclusion betrays the complex problems this show was just starting to explore.
  3. beam him up
    Ashes of Star Trek’s Scotty Smuggled Aboard International Space StationRichard Garriott reveals he brought some of actor James Doohan’s cremains with him on his 2008 trip to the ISS.
  4. overnights
    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Anticipated InputTechnically, this counts as a holodeck episode.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: The Spoils of PeaceFor a redemption arc, there sure is a lot of brutal murder going on here.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Observers, Manifest!A perfectly fine episode is studded with some shining mini-moments.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Dropped in the Fire“You had me at ‘unsanctioned mission.’”
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Looking Up“Can we irradiate your entire personality?”
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Still Me, Just More MeWhere there’s a Trill, there’s a way.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: An Unstoppable ForceA perfect marriage of formats, a main character’s long-deserved redemption, and an exciting new face combine for a hall-of-fame episode.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: A Wonderful First Impression“I don’t know, I’m on drugs.”
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    Star Trek: Discovery Season-Premiere Recap: True Believers“It’s a supercool story, just in a completely devastating way!!”
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    Star Trek: Lower Decks Season Finale Recap: To Boldly GoA funny, heartfelt, and satisfying conclusion holds a lot of interesting implications for a second season.
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    Star Trek: Lower Decks Recap: Tea. Spill It. Now.Lower Decks mixes it up by employing a classic Trek narrative device: a Starfleet trial.
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    Star Trek: Lower Decks Recap: Dammit Jim, I’m an Ensign, Not a Captain!Will Mariner be forced to reckon with the fact that she might not be all that she thinks she is? Probably not!
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    Star Trek: Lower Decks Recap: Romance, the Final FrontierWe already know Boimler doesn’t exactly have a lot of faith himself, so this week’s Barb plot feels a little like kicking him while he’s down.
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    Star Trek: Lower Decks Recap: Beam Me Up, Mom!Freeman has been taking Mariner’s attitude personally this whole time, not realizing that Mariner’s issues are with the institution as a whole.
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    Star Trek: Lower Decks Recap: Productivity Is FutileTurns out that Mariner was wrong — Ransom does know what the job of Starfleet officer entails.
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    Star Trek: Lower Decks Recap: Klingons on the Starboard SideMariner tries to teach Boimler to loosen up, at the expense of his precious protocols.
  20. tv review
    Lower Decks Is Fun, But Star Trek Is Suffering an Identity CrisisFor all its raucous pleasures, the new animated series maintains an ironic posture at odds with what made this franchise great.
  21. star trek: lower decks
    Is Animation Star Trek’s Next Frontier?Nearly 50 years after the franchise’s last foray into animation, the new Lower Decks attempts to fuse Trek’s past with animated comedy’s present.
  22. star trek
    Now There Are 2 Star Trek Animated ShowsBoldly going hard on animation.
  23. animation
    Welcome Aboard CBS All Access’ Star Trek: Lower Decks TrailerIf spaceships had a poop deck, these characters would be scrubbing it.
  24. books
    Please Address Patrick Stewart’s New Memoir As SirThe actor is finally writing his life stories.
  25. close reads
    Is There Any Hope for Picard?The series still has the potential to reach greatness, but only if it can engage the Star Trek franchise’s most essential quality.
  26. overnights
    Star Trek: Picard Season Finale Recap: Not All Good ThingsA peculiar final act ties up loose ends at warp speed before sending the La Sirena off to parts unknown.
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    Star Trek: Picard Recap: We Are the RobotsWelcome to Synthville.
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    Star Trek: Picard Recap: Homeward BoundThe season’s many disparate strands start to come together in an episode that once again toys with notions of fate and free will.
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    Star Trek: Picard Recap: The One With the Space PizzaPicard reunites with some more old Enterprise crew members who have carved out an idyllic new life for themselves, if not an entirely happy one.
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    Star Trek: Picard Recap: You Were Never Really HerePicard’s arrival at the Artifact forces him to confront his own Borg past — and that’s the least of his problems this episode.
  31. chat room
    Jeri Ryan Loves Who Star Trek’s Seven of Nine Has Become on PicardAs first, bringing the Voyager character back after nearly 20 years filled the actor with “abject panic.” Then she found the key to this new Seven.
  32. overnights
    Star Trek: Picard Recap: A Sort of HomecomingPicard and the rest of the La Sirena crew make a stop on a planet that’s home to some old friends and bad memories.
  33. tv review
    Star Trek: Picard Stumbles Over Its Own LegacyPatrick Stewart is as great as ever in the series’s title role, but the show around him is struggling to live up to the standards of its predecessor.
  34. viewing guide
    The 14 Best Star Trek Entries to Accompany PicardYou don’t need to have seen these Next Generation episodes and film to understand the new series, but they definitely enrich the experience.
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    Star Trek: Picard Premiere Recap: ReengageOne episode in, this is already a very different show from The Next Generation, but also one deeply informed by its predecessor.
  36. boldly going…
    Noah Hawley Is the Next Director to Lead the Crew in Star TrekParamount is going forward with his take on Star Trek 4 instead of S.J. Clarkson’s.
  37. trailer mix
    Patrick Stewart Has Very Sad Eyes (and Grapes!) in the Star Trek: Picard TrailerWhat happened to the Admiral? Living that vintner life, apparently.
  38. sdcc 2019
    Star Trek: Picard Is Bringing Back Data and Seven of NineCheck out the series’ new trailer, fresh off a Comic-Con stage.
  39. cbs all access
    Set Phasers to Literary! Michael Chabon Is Showrunning Star Trek: PicardChabon, now apparently a TV guy, also wrote a Netflix show.
  40. chat room
    Zachary Quinto Can’t Quit Playing Creepy TV VillainsIn AMC’s NOS4A2, Quinto wants to be “the receptacle for a lot of frustrations and angers and real-world fears.”
  41. documentaries
    A New Doc Boldly Argues for Deep Space Nine’s Place in the Black TV CanonThe revolutionary series deserves to be considered as one of the great cultural artifacts of the 1990s.
  42. overnights
    Star Trek: Discovery Season Finale Recap: The Final FrontierMichael Burnham closes the loop, and so does Star Trek: Discovery, in an explosive finale that set the series back on course.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: The Bye-Bye CrewOh my God, just go already!
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: My Large Adult Klingon SonWe’re really gonna double down on the time crystal thing, then?
  45. close reads
    Star Trek: Discovery Reinventing the Borg Would Be Its Smartest Choice YetWhat looks to be a slowly revealed origin story for one of Trek’s most infamous villains feels purposeful, subtle, and positively inspired.
  46. overnights
    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: MousetrapIf The Red Angel must be caught, and it only appears when Burnham’s life is endangered … well, you see where this is going.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: I, Robot(ically Augmented)Three cheers for cybernetics?
  48. vulture lists
    Every Star Trek Captain, Ranked by CompetencyWho would you want as your boss?
  49. overnights
    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Through the Looking CageA bold dip into original series canon goes a long way toward justifying bringing Spock and Pike into the Disco fold.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Lost, in SpaceMichael finds her brother, Amanda Grayson gets complicated, and a slash ship is born. If only the episode stopped there.
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