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
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”
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
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
“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
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
Although I’m not sure when it happened, it’s pretty clear now: I adore Hitchcock’s 1930’s output. What’s odd is I occasionally find myself hesitant to dip below 1945. I’m unsure why that is as I am rarely disappoin
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