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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Season 7: “What You Leave Behind”

– Two and a Half Badges – (Series Finale) “Not with a bang, and not with a whimper. With a bang first, THEN a whimper.” 2020 UPDATE – Twenty-one years later I have remained disappointed in the conclusion of Sisko’s arc as Emissary, but I…Read on!Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Season 7: “What You Leave Behind”

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Season 7: “The Emporer’s New Cloak”

– Two and a Half Badges – “The Nagus pulls our Ferengi heroes into an uninspired send off.” 2020 UPDATE – Twenty-one years later I still feel this one let me down. Like The Next Generation before it, I felt like DS9’s seventh season could…Read on!Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Season 7: “The Emporer’s New Cloak”

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Season 6: “His Way”

– Three and a Half Badges – “A classy and age-old story that nonetheless brings Odo and Kira together beautifully.” 2020 UPDATE – Twenty-two years later when I think of this episode I feel I was too hard on the Odo and Kira relationship, which…Read on!Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Season 6: “His Way”

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Season 6: “In the Pale Moonlight”

– Four Badges – “A superb and disturbing tale of one captain’s descent into ‘justifying the means.’” 2020 UPDATE – Twenty-two years later and everyone agrees this episode is a classic, still, even as it still stares into the abyss of controversy without blinking. **These…Read on!Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Season 6: “In the Pale Moonlight”

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Season 6: “Inquisition”

– One and a Half Badges – “A worn-thin plot introducing Section 31 ensures its role in history by tainting Trek lexicon.” 2020 UPDATE – Twenty-two years later I’m still irritated at the advent of the idea of Section 31, and the implication it has…Read on!Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Season 6: “Inquisition”

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Season 6: “Rocks and Shoals”

– Three and a Half Badges – “A quintessential and near-perfect pair of war stories.” 2020 UPDATE – Twenty-three years later this episode still stands as some of the best of Deep Space Nine’s darker side. It doesn’t get celebrated as much as some other…Read on!Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Season 6: “Rocks and Shoals”

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Season 6: “A Time to Stand” (Season Opener)

– Two and Half Badges – “A stumble at the starting gate of the sixth season, that does its expositional job.” 2020 UPDATE – Twenty-three years later, no one cares that the first episode of one of the most epic arcs in DS9, namely the…Read on!Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Season 6: “A Time to Stand” (Season Opener)

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Of “Bottles” – A Critical Survey of Star Trek (Circa 1997)

I watch Trek for consistently thought-provoking sci-fi, a bright and hopeful view of a diverse and peaceful future for humanity, unparalleled adventure in television, engaging characters and performances, and a perspective shift that allows me to view the problems of modern humanity from a viewpoint that stimulates objectivity. In this respect, there has not been a single incarnation of Trek (yes, even the Animated Series) that has let me down…

It’s amazing how the incarnations of Trek reflect the personality traits that are ascribed to human birth order.…Read on!Of “Bottles” – A Critical Survey of Star Trek (Circa 1997)