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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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Tread Perilously — Enterprise: These Are The Voyages…

Tread Perilously concludes its celebration of Star Trek‘s 50th Anniversary with the last episode of any Star Trek series until 2017: the Star Trek: Enterprise finale, “These are the Voyages.” Ten years after Enterprise NX-01 set out to seek new life … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Star Trek DS9: Move Along Home

Tread Perilously continues its celebration of Star Trek‘s 50th Anniversary with one of the driest and worst performed episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine — “Move Along Home.” When a race of Gamma Quadrant aliens known as the Wadi … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Star Trek TNG: Code of Honor

Tread Perilously continues its 50th anniversary celebration of Star Trek with one of the worst regarded episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation: “Code of Honor.” The Enterprise goes to Ligon II to open trade with its inhabitants and secure … Continue reading

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