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Tread Perilously — Perfect Strangers: The Gazebo

Tread Perilously enters the realm of ABC’s TGIF sitcom block with its first series, Perfect Strangers and the seventh season episode “The Gazebo.” Balki and Larry’s attempts to build a gazebo in the back yard remind their wives of a … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Star Trek ENT: In a Mirror, Darkly

Tread Perilously’s annual Star Trek month concludes with the consensus best episode of Star Trek: Enterprise: “In a Mirror, Darkly.” After staging a coup aboard the I.S.S. Enterprise, Commander Jonathan Archer leads the ship out of Imperial space and into … 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: The Way To Eden

Tread Perilously begins its annual Star Trek month with the TOS episode “The Way to Eden.” The Enterprise intercepts a ship stolen by an ambassador’s son and his pals, who all follow a cult leader known as Dr. Severin. Their … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Star Trek Discovery: Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum

Tread Perilously heads into a month of science fiction television with a look at the worst episode of Star Trek: Discovery thus far, “Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum.” Confounded by the cloaking technology dispersed to Klingon ships by Kol, Son … 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 Voyager: Living Witness

Tread Perilously’s attempt to tread safely continues with the Star Trek: Voyager episode called “Living Witness.” Seven hundred years after the Voyager encountered the Kyrian civilization, an archeologist tells the tale of how the Federation warship unleashed a bio-weapon on … Continue reading

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