Star Trek explores the nature of fear, as Captain Kirk visits Planet Spirit Halloween, and Ensign Kim is tormented by a murder-clown.
Read More “Fear is the most honest of all emotions”: Catspaw (Original Series) vs. The Thaw (Voyager)
The Original Series revisits its original, unaired pilot episode … and half a century later, so does Discovery.
Read More “Previously, on Star Trek”: The Menagerie (Original Series) vs. If Memory Serves (Discovery)
We look at the evolution of Harry Mudd, as Captain Kirk outsmarts yet another artificial intelligence, and Mudd outsmarts everyone.
Read More “Sipping jippers on a beach somewhere”: I, Mudd (Original Series) vs. The Escape Artist (Short Treks)
Captain Kirk faces mortal combat with an alien opponent, while Captain Picard gets into a war of words … so to speak.
Read More “Shaka, when the walls fell”: Arena (Original Series) vs. Darmok (TNG)
Kirk and Archer take their respective Enterprises into the Wild, Wild West … but, you know, in space.
Read More “Up north, quite a ways”: Spectre of the Gun (Original Series) vs. North Star (Enterprise)
We meet an iconically charismatic villain for the first time, and encounter another charismatic villain with a familiar face.
Read More “He was the best of the tyrants”: Space Seed (Original Series) vs. The Arik Soong Arc (Enterprise)