Category Archives: Star Trek

Star Trek: A Taste of Armageddon

Do you have any idea how much I hated this episode when I was a kid?  It’s SO TALKY!  Nothing really happens and even the dangerous situations are handled casually.  Let’s be honest, as a kid, we want action and … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Space Seed

In terms of the lore of Star Trek, Space Seed may be the single most important episode of the original 79.  We are introduced to Khan.  While I’m guessing that most visitors of the Junkyard will know, I won’t go … Continue reading

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Star Trek: The Return of the Archons

As classic Trek episodes go, this one is reasonably awful but it gets redeemed by something as simple as an expression on someone’s face.  Just look at McCoy!  Kirk and Spock conspire against “the body” of Landrau and McCoy is … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Court Martial

So… funny thing about space.  It’s big.  You may have heard this before, but it’s really big.  And Time!  Time can be wibbly and wobbly.  But let me put Court Martial into perspective for you in terms of space and … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Tomorrow is Yesterday

The Enterprise is en route to Starbase 9 for resupply when things go wonky and they find themselves back in the late 1960s just before the “moon shot” in Tomorrow is Yesterday.  Now, before we get into the episode, let … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Arena

When I was a kid, there was one Star Trek creature for me: the Gorn.  Boy howdy, did I love the Gorn.  I was teased by my cousin for how much I loved the Gorn but there was something about this creature … Continue reading

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Star Trek: The Squire of Gothos

If you love Rufus T. Firefly, you know what happens when you call him an upstart.  Don’t call Rufus T. Firefly an upstart.  Doing so can get you smacked in the face, and war can be declared.  The Marx Brother’s … Continue reading

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Star Trek: The Galileo Seven

Up until this point in the series, the crew of the Enterprise always gets around via transporter.  It makes sense that there would be shuttlecraft on board, but it leads us to a serious question: why were Sulu and company … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Shore Leave

Coming off a powerhouse episode like Balance of Terror, the crew aren’t the only ones who need a break.  Everyone is looking for a bit of Shore Leave and the audience is privy to some too.  So Kirk and company … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Balance of Terror

Classic Star Trek is always fun to revisit, but only a handful of episodes really are that powerful that they should rank in a top ten list.  Balance of Terror consistently makes that top ten list even if it often … Continue reading

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