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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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Tread Perilously — Webster: Moving On/Runaway

Tread Perilously stays in sit-com land with two unintentionally horrific episodes of Webster. After Webster burns down their old apartment (don’t ask), Webster and the Papadopolises tour a potential new living space: the restored Victorian home of Bill and Cassie … Continue reading

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