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Tread Perilously — Star Trek TNG: Angel One

Tread Perilously continues to celebrate Star Trek Month with an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation called “Angel One.” When the Enterprise follows the path of an escape pod to the planet Angel One, they discover a matriarchy where … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — The Orville: Sanctuary

Tread Perilously takes its annual look at The Orville with “Sanctuary.” When the Orville takes on two Moclan passengers, Bortus learns they are harboring an infant female. Soon, he assists them in their escape from the law against female Moclans … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Star Trek VOY: Year of Hell

Tread Perilously’s Star Trek month continues with an attempt to tread safely with the consensus best episode of Star Trek: Voyager, “Year of Hell.” When the Voyager wanders into an area of space contested by the Zahl and the Krenim, … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Star Trek TNG: Shades of Gray

Tread Perilously’s annual Star Trek Month continues with the worst episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, the infamous clipshow known as “Shades of Gray.” When the Enterprise scouts a newly discovered planet, Commander William T. Riker gets barbed by … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — The Spirit (1987)

Tread Perilously begins a month of TV Movies with the ill-fated 1987 pilot film for The Spirit. When Armfet, Oregon police officer Denny Colt (Flash Gordon‘s Sam Jones) comes to Central City to investigate the death of his mentor (Philip … 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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Tread Perilously — Star Trek TNG: Masks

Tread Perilously returns to the 24th Century for “Masks,” a late-series episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. When the Enterprise encounters an 85 million-year-old comet, Data begins having visions of an ancient, vaguely meso-American culture. Soon the data center … Continue reading

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