Star Trek: The Enterprise Incident – Romulan Girl Power

Written by D.C. Fontana, Arthur H. Singer, and Gene RoddenberryDirected by John Meredyth Lucas Proving once again she was integral to the success and popularity of the Star Trek series, D.C. Fontana pens what is arguably the best episode of the third season, and one of the best of the series. It’s filled with politicalContinue reading “Star Trek: The Enterprise Incident – Romulan Girl Power”

Star Trek: Balance of Terror- One of the Best of the Original Series

Written by Paul Schneider and Gene RoddenberryDirected by Vincent McEveety Every now and then, the original Star Trek series got things just about perfect. This means a variety of things came together so well that it stands the test of time and holds up as well watching it now as it did forty years ago.Continue reading “Star Trek: Balance of Terror- One of the Best of the Original Series”

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Timescape

Written by Brannon Braga and Rene EchevarriaDirected by Adam Nimoy Back before Star Trek: Voyager went into overkill having episodes where some of the regular cast were put into dire circumstances only to have their apparent doom negated in the end, Star Trek: The Next Generation told some terrific stories while that storyline was stillContinue reading “Star Trek: The Next Generation – Timescape”

Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Chase

Written by Joe Menosky, Ronald D. Moore, Brannon Braga, and Rene EchevarriaDirected by Jonathan Frakes Rarely during the run of any of the Star Trek series was there an episode that completely pandered to the fan base. In the case of The Chase, it does just that. Specifically, it panders to those people who postedContinue reading “Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Chase”

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Birthright Part II

Written by Rene Echevarria and Brannon BragaDirected by Dan Curry In the original Star Trek series, first aired in the sixties, the Klingons were just the bad guys. There was no reason to know anything more about them except that they were bad and the Federation was good. With a Klingon officer on the EnterpriseContinue reading “Star Trek: The Next Generation – Birthright Part II”

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Birthright Part I

Written by Brannon Braga and Rene EchevarriaDirected by Winrich Kolbe When Star Trek: Deep Space Nine first premiered, there was a brief crossover where it was shown that the station’s Commander, Benjamin Sisko (Avery Brooks) had issues with Captain Picard (Patrick Stewart) and at the time that seemed to be the only connection the twoContinue reading “Star Trek: The Next Generation – Birthright Part I”

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Face of the Enemy

Written by Naren Shankar, Rene Echevarria, and Brannon BragaDirected by Gabrielle Beaumont Ship’s Counselor Deanna Troi (Marina Sirtis) wakes up, seemingly in pain, and looks in the mirror to see a Romulan looking back at her. The last thing she remembers was being at a neuro-psychology seminar and being attacked in her quarters. The sub-commander,Continue reading “Star Trek: The Next Generation – Face of the Enemy”

Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Next Phase

Written by Ronald D. MooreDirected by David Carson The Enterprise comes to the aid of a Romulan science vessel which has blown a graviton generator. Commander Riker (Jonathan Frakes) leads an away team to the Romulan vessel. Chief Engineer Geordi LaForge (LeVar Burton) and Ensign Ro ( Michelle Forbes) attempt to beam back with theContinue reading “Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Next Phase”

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Unification Part II

Written by Michael Piller and Rick BermanDirected by Cliff Bole At the end of Unification Part I, Captain Picard (Patrick Stewart) and the android Data (Brent Spiner), both disguised as Romulans, have completed part of their mission objective: they have located Mr. Spock (Leonard Nimoy) on Romulus. More than Unification Part I, Unification Part IIContinue reading “Star Trek: The Next Generation – Unification Part II”

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Unification Part I

In one of the first real episodes that draws together the original Star Trek series and Star Trek: The Next Generation, Mr. Spock (Leonard Nimoy), a longtime Federation Ambassador, goes missing. Intelligence has located him on Romulus. Since the Romulans and the Federation have been at odds with each other for as long as theyContinue reading “Star Trek: The Next Generation – Unification Part I”