Star Trek: Prodigy: “All the World’s a Stage” is an affectionate ode to fandom…

*****STARSHIP-SIZED SPOILERS!!***** On the Good Ship… I’ve touched on my admiration for Star Trek: Prodigy (PRO) in this column before, and while I can’t promise episode-by-episode reviews, every now and then an episode might come along that prompts me to take a closer look. Most installments of this freshman Star Trek series (created by Dan…

Three new Star Trek trailers beamed down to New York Comic Con 2022…

*****STARSHIP-SIZED SPOILERS!!****** Until last week’s New York Comic Con, there wasn’t a lot of solid news on the Star Trek front, beyond rumors floated on “Star Trek Day,” (September 8th). Then, suddenly, we got three new trailers for upcoming Star Trek. While two of the trailers are little more than teasers, the trailer for season…

Scanning all Star Treks (1966-present)…

*****STARSHIP-SIZED SPOILERS AHEAD!***** With the annual Star Trek Las Vegas convention (aka “the 56 Year Mission”) right around the corner, I thought this might be a good time to take an overview of the entire televised Star Trek franchise. I’d previously examined all of the Star Trek feature films, so I thought I might explore…

Star Trek: Prodigy S1.3; “Starstruck” finds its space legs…

*****STARSHIP-SIZED SPOILERS!!***** Okay, I swore I wasn’t going to review every single episode of Paramount+’s new series “Star Trek: Prodigy,” but after last week’s double-length pilot (which had an uncanny “Star Wars Rebels” vibe) I was curious to see how/where the series would go after our heroes escaped from the prison mine and took their…

New trailers & teasers beam down for Star Trek’s “First Contact Day”…

*****POSSIBLE SPOILERS!!***** April 5th marks Star Trek’s “First Contact Day”—the fictional future holiday marking the creation of warp drive and ‘first contact’ with the Vulcans in 2063 (42 years away). Not unlike that tumultuous time in Star Trek’s imaginary future, the past year has seen some tremendous challenges as well (a deadly global pandemic, an…