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Tread Perilously — Star Trek TOS: The Alternative Factor

Tread Perilously’s annual Star Trek month begins with an underwhelming episode of TOS called “The Alternative Factor.” During a routine patrol, the Enterprise encounters a “blink” in space localized to the planet it currently orbits. Unimpressed with Spock’s assessment of … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Star Trek TOS: And The Children Shall Lead

Tread Perilously warps into Star Trek month with one of the least awesome episodes of the original series: “And the Children Shall Lead” When the Enterprise arrives on Triacus, they discover all of adult colonists have killed themselves in some … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Star Trek: Spock’s Brain

Tread Perilously rings in 2018 by getting back to basics: bad episodes of good television. And few episodes of Star Trek are as bad as “Spock’s Brain.” When an ill-conceived civilization’s central processing unit — the Controller — begins to … Continue reading

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