In which matters are brought to a conclusion, and I need to find out if I can sue CBS for these whiplash injuries.
In which there are many women, and everyone is making bad decisions for what they hope are the right reasons. Also known as MY JAM.
I am broken. You’re all just lucky I regained the ability to form words, or else … well:
Okay, first of all, hands up everyone who’s relieved this didn’t turn out to be a prequel to “Wolf in the Fold”, the TOS episode where Scotty is possessed by a non-corporeal serial killer and brutally murders a bunch of women? This was a lighthearted romp by comparison.
We kick off 2018 with some things which made me laugh out loud, some things which gave me so much secondhand embarrassment I attempted to become one with the Force, and some things which … well. “Ill-considered” might be the nicest way to put it.
All this, and Jason Isaacs in leather. Happy new year.
What is even life without fresh Disco every week? A slog, my friends. An unbearable slog. It’s been weeks since Jason Isaacs did anything morally ambiguous on my TV. How, I ask you, is a woman meant to live like this?
But it’s not all doom and gloom, right? I know that Disco has attracted a lot of new people to the Star Trek universe, or inspired people to take another look at the various flavours of canon.
This is part one of my Star Trek newbies guide, covering episodes from every series (eventually) which range from “classics” to “not classics, but solid examples of what Star Trek can do” to “if you liked Discovery, this is similar”.