Archive for the ‘Project: Star Trek’ category:
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So many of these episodes revolve around women. I wish I had a more eloquent and well thought out thesis statement to go along with that observation. It’s just a theme I’m picking up on. From “Mudd’s Women,” to “Th
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I love the title of this episode. Although, it’s a bit misleading. In this Christine Chapel heavy entry, the Enterprise is dispatched to find missing science guy, Dr. Roger Korby. He also happens to be Nurse Chapel’s fiance. He also also
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I watched “Mudd’s Women” twice. Why be coy, right? I was a bit offended on the first go. Perhaps, because this was the late ’60s, I was waiting for the story of three hauntingly beautiful women that seem to mesmerize the male
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Or “The One With Two Kirks” or “The One Where They Dress Up a Puppy.”
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If someone told me they wanted to watch some classic Trek, but didn’t want to fool around with pilots, and ne0-pilots, and annoying dudes named Charlie, I’d tell them to start here. Because “The Naked Time” is fan-fucking-tast
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The most interesting thing about “Where No Man Has Gone Before,” our fourth episode, is that it’s really the second episode. That is to say, “WNMHGB” was the second Star Trek pilot. Produced after “The Cage”
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Charlie Evans is a nightmare. No wonder they pawned him off on the Enterprise. That’s the basic idea behind “Charlie X,” the third (for our purposes) episode of season 1. Young Charlie was left to raise himself after his ship wrecke
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So welcome to Star Trek proper. We have Kirk, Bones, super logical Spock, and Sulu. Also, tons of camp. “The Man Trap” opens with McCoy and Kirk (and some other guy who’ll be dead in five minutes) beaming down to a planet to do some
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“The Cage” is the rejected Star Trek pilot. Which is sad, because Christopher Pike (Jeffery Hunter) would have been amazing to watch for three seasons. At this point in the project I am three episodes ahead of this one. I know the series
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I know what you must be thinking: “Paracinema, are you crazy? Star Trek isn’t a movie.” And then you make a sort of half-confused, crooked face and start to explain that you know there are Star Trek films, and I assure you that I go