Tonight’s episode of Enterprise is “Regeneration,” the Borg episode. Check it out if you’re curious to see the 22nd- and 24th-centuries collide. My speculations on the episode when it was first announced can be found here. For a possible result of the episode in the 24th-century, look here.
Paramount announced recently “Regeneration,” a late-season Enterprise episode in which Earth scientists discover wreckage of a Borg sphere buried under a glacier in the Arctic. Borg drones are found aboard, they reactivate, and much wackiness ensues, ultimately drawing Jonathan Archer and his crew into the fray. The reaction of fans on bulletin boards and UsenetContinue reading “Regeneration”
Suppose a future episode of Enterprise featured Frank Finlay as a dog breeder, the one who sold Captain Archer his beagle Porthos? Or is this just too strange a thought to contemplate?
Over on Trekweb, O Deus wrote in his review of “A Night in Sickbay”— “Sickbay” manages to achieve much of the [“Spock’s Brain”] effect with a bizarre episode that has Archer’s emotional dependence on his dog move well into the creepy range while displaying some of the more unprofessional behavior of his career (and consideringContinue reading “An Off-Base Criticism”
Watching Enterprise‘s premiere “Broken Bow” I kept asking myself, “Why do the Vulcans want humanity bottled up? Why do the Vulcans think humanity should keep to their own solar system?” Then in an Instant Messenger chat last evening with several friends, all Trek fans of varying ages and degrees, the same question came up severalContinue reading “On the Enterprise Premiere and Unanswered Questions”
There is a rumor that the next Star Trek series will be about the 29th century timefleet. This rumor hasn’t gotten much airplay at all, but it’s out there, and some sources suggest that the “Birth of the Federation” rumor exists as disinformation to cover the timefleet scenario. My one complaint with the timefleet scenarioContinue reading “On Star Trek Series 5 Rumors”
Rumor has it that Scott Bakula, star of Quantum Leap, is in the running to head up the next Star Trek series. As of right now, I’m not putting much faith in the Scott Bakula rumor. Why, only last week we had a rumor that Anthony Michael Hall (of those classic eighties films with MollyContinue reading “On the Latest Trek Rumor”
TrekToday has some interesting details on the next Star Trek series, in particular who the characters will be. Is it for real? I’ve talked with some friends of mine about the TrekToday article. All agree that it’s bogus for a couple of reasons. The names are a little in-jokey. A real casting bulletin wouldn’t goContinue reading “On Star Trek, Series V”