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After a strong start to the final season, episode 503, "Jinaal," has our crew on the trail of the Progenitors' mysterious tech. Let's dive right in, with my co-reviewer, Mary Fan.   MARY: So we're continuing the treasure...
Welcome, Trekkers, to fifth and final season of Star Trek: Discovery. This is the show that launched Paramount+ and was the first new live-action Trek show in over a decade when it premiered in 2017. It's...

X-Men ’97 is a Reboot Done Right

Rebooting or reviving a beloved series is always a tricky proposition. Do the show runners try to do something new and risk alienating old...

Avatar: The Last Airbender – What went right and what went wrong with the live-action remake

Nickelodeon's animated show Avatar: The Last Airbender (ATLA) has been widely praised across the years, and the announcement a few years back of its...

‘Quantum Leap’ Ties Up Loose Ends in its Two-Part Season 2 Finale

I'll confess, I hadn't been paying enough attention to realize that Season 2 of Quantum Leap would only be 13 episodes long, but started having...

‘Quantum Leap’ Sends Ben on a Journalistic Expedition in “The Outsider”

It can be hard to keep doing good when all your efforts feel futile. And in Quantum Leap episode 211, "The Outsider," Ben must convince...

In ‘Quantum Leap’ Ep 210, Both Ben and the Home Team Hunt for Answers

Sometimes, one of your favorite shows goes off the rails, but you keep watching anyway hoping it'll find its way back. Well, I'm happy...

‘Quantum Leap’ Dials Up the Action and the Emotions in “Off the Cuff”

One of the biggest shifts in tone between the current iteration of Quantum Leap and the 1989 original is the unrelenting spotlight on the...

Isn’t It Romantic? ‘Quantum Leap’ Explores Relationships in “Nomad”

Quantum Leap is all about time, and keeping track of it in the show can lead to some head scratching. Just how long has...

WITCHCRAFT! ‘Quantum Leap’ sends Ben further back than ever before

Rules are made to be broken, and in the case of Quantum Leap, the show has now thrown any pretense of staying within the leaper's...

‘Quantum Leap’ Takes Ben on an ‘Da Vinci Code’-style Adventure

The original Quantum Leap had Sam Beckett romancing a bevy of interchangeable beauties while totally ignoring what consent means when you're in someone else's body,...

Blue Eye Samurai is the Best New Animated Show of the Year

One of the features of Netflix is that thing often just appear, without warning, and can be easily overlooked if you don't happen to...

‘Quantum Leap’ revisits a dark piece of Asian American history in “One Night in Korea Town”

Looking back on how American history was taught back when I was in school, it often felt literally Black and white. Which was odd...

‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Ends Season 4 Heavy of References but Light on Plot

The problem with a show being very, very good is that you wind up expecting more and more from it. An episode that you...

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