I’m really starting to enjoy Star Trek: Lower Decks. This week’s episode, “Veritas” was particularly fun. Because I have too much time on my hands, I decided to count the obscure references to previous Star Trek Episodes. This isn’t just fan service, this is a whole fan buffet: Alien courtroom: Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered CountryRoga Danar: TNG The HuntedKhan: TOS Space SeedVineyards: TNG BrothersSoul … Continue reading Lots of call-outs in Star Trek: Lower Decks
Like many people, today I’m celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the premier of Star Trek. I’ve been reflecting lately on why this particular cultural phenomenon has had such a grip on me for so long. I started watching when I was about 11 years old— only two years after Star Trek ended its three-year run on NBC, and long before its many movies and subsequent … Continue reading Happy 50th Anniversary, Star Trek!