Posts Tagged ‘gender equality’

Space Seed

Since this week’s episode, “Space Seed,” sets up what is perhaps the most iconic and most beloved story in the entire franchise, “The Wrath of Khan,” it is a very important chapter in the Star Trek legacy. But does that mean it is a good story? Let’s find out. (more…)

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Captain Picard

Inspired by a recent post, and some dialogue with fellow fans of Star Trek, I have decided to pay tribute to a man I have a profound respect for, as both an actor, and most importantly, as a human being: Sir Patrick Stewart! (more…)

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Shore Leave

Star Trek takes a detour into whimsical, light-hearted fantasy in this week’s episode, “Shore Leave.”


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The Menagerie Part One

As the only two-part episode in The Original Series, “The Menagerie” also cleverly serves as a re-telling of the very first Star Trek story ever filmed, “The Cage.” This week on The Uncommon Geek, I examine all of these episodes in full detail, highlighting their connections to other aspects of the Trek mythos. As well, I take a look at the ground broken by Gene Roddenberry concerning the nature of reality, decades before movies like “The Matrix” challenged the perception of our everyday world. (more…)

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