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‘Lower Decks’ Returns to Classic ‘Trek’ Ideals… and a Classic Villain

The first half of Lower Decks Season 4's two-part finale, which Mike McMahan described as "the ultimate Star Trek, the ultimate Lower Decks" at NYCC and held back...

‘Lower Decks’ Gets Trapped in One of Those Infamous Star Trek Caves

Ah, the infamous Star Trek cave. Where, all too often, some unfortunate crew members get stuck deep within an alien mountain that definitely is not...

Ben Chases UFOs and Processes Loss in ‘Quantum Leap’ Episode 203

Poor Ben. He's now on his third leap after he was supposed to go home, and it ain't easy trying to process everything that...

‘Lower Decks’ Takes on the AI Apocalypse in “A Few Badgeys More”

Lower Decks is at its best when it takes on long-standing sci-fi tropes, many of which became tropes in the first place because of...

Quantum Leapers, Assemble! The Team Returns in a Bank Robbery Episode

When season one of Quantum Leap ended, its primary arc wrapped up nicely, but a lot of us viewers were left wondering: What are...

‘Lower Decks’ Lets Loose on Ferenginar in “Parth Ferengi’s Heart Place”

Miss the Ferengi? Well, you're in luck! Episode 406 of Star Trek: Lower Decks, "Parth Ferengi's Heart Palace," is an Easter Egg-packed jaunt back to...

Quantum Leap Returns with a Bang… and a Few Explosions

Raymond Lee has hinted in interviews that there'd be a lot of huge changes in Quantum Leap's second season, which isn't surprising given that season...

‘Lower Decks’ Delves into the Crew’s Emotional Wellness in “Empathalogical Fallacies”

'Lower Decks' Delves into the Crew's Emotional Wellness in "Empathalogical Fallacies"

‘Lower Decks’ Boldly Goes Where No Starfleet Officer Has Gone Before

Ah, Star Trek aliens. So easily defined by a single by a single trait. Logical Vulcans, warring Klingons, profiteering Ferengi, ruthless Orions... Diversity was only...

Ahsoka Keeps Going “Far, Far Away” From Fans Who Haven’t Watched ‘Rebels’

One of my main critiques of Ahsoka thus far has been that the character beats really don't land for me because I am missing context...

Mo’ Pips, Mo’ Problems in ‘Lower Decks’ Episode “In the Cradle of Vexilon”

I had a dream I got everything I wanted Not what you'd think And if I'm being honest It might've been a nightmare To anyone who might care... Congratulations, lower...

“Shadow Warrior” finally fills in some backstory for Ahsoka

One of the most interesting aspects of the character of Ahsoka is her relationship to Anakin. She was introduced in the Clone Wars series...

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