The Original TiT’s Season 2 TNG review

So, I embarked on my TNG Season 2 quest with marked trepidation. My head had been filled with somewhat negative thoughts (“Dr Crusher isn’t in it”; “just get through it – it gets WAY better mid-Season 3”), so my expectations admittedly weren’t very high. At least it’s only a short season of just 22 episodes I thought to myself (thanks to a writer’s strike I’m reliably informed). Well, I have to say I was quite pleasantly surprised… Right, first things first, let’s just get this one out of the way: Pulaski. The Star Trek equivalent of Marmite. Pulaski I have to admit, I disliked her immensely from the very beginning (hate is a strong word), and although I had somewhat warmed to her by the time we got to the likes of “Pen Pals” and “Samaritan Snare” (where she had begun to show an iota of compassion), I … Continue Reading ››


It's polling day here in the UK and who said politics can't be fun? Last week we compared Trek characters to politician personalities and today we thought we'd ask; what would be the key campaigning topics if we were living in the 24th Century. Rather than #GE2015 it's #GE2394 Romulas RomulanCapital2154 Any Federation Presidential candidate worth their salt will have a strategy in place for dealing with the repercussions of Romulus's demise. Hopefully this will encourage the Vulcan/Romulan unification process further. We'd also be keen to hear their stance on Remans, who's world would have been destroyed by the same Super-nova. What efforts are taking place to repatriate them with their Roman brothers and Sisters and Vulcan cousins? Klingon and Cardassian Empires These empires are attempting to recover from being decimated by the Dominion War. The Federation should not assume they are weak and no threat. In times of desperation, … Continue Reading ››