When I was a little girl, watching Star Trek: The Next Generation reruns with my father, Deanna Troi was my favorite character because she was very pretty and very kind—like a princess ... IN SPACE! That’s sometimes all it takes for little girls. As I grew up into a fully fledged nerd, I continued to think Troi was the coolest, but I found out that an awful lot of people disagreed with me incredibly passionately on the topic.Read More
A compilation video of Star Trek: The Next Generation's cast flubbing lines, making jokes, and generally cracking up will make your day.Read More
There’s one thing I know I want to see once Picard and (hopefully) other Enterprise-E crew members return: a redemptive arc for one Keiko O’Brien (Rosalind Chao).Read More
Timelines on timelines on timelines!
Confused yet? Us too.Read More
It's a Labor Day miracle: six members of the cast of 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' met up at a restaurant, and they look like the happiest of families.Read More
ACTUAL. SPACE. VODKA.Read More
Some new documents for the original pitch for Star Trek: The Next Generation have surfaced, and they reveal a very different take on the Enterprise's crew, including a Vulcan captain who dies in the pilot but lives on in hologram form, able to be summoned by the acting captain.Read More
"Space...what is the point of it?"
Botnik Studios is at it again with their predictive text, and this time, they're here for Star Trek!Read More
We knew Gal Gadot was wonderful in many ways, but add "classy as hell" to the list. The Wonder Woman superstar addressed James Cameron's unasked for opinions and explained why she stayed out of it.Read More
The reason this compilation works so well is that within the context of their episodes, the scenes make perfect sense to the storyline. Cut up and scrambled around, however ... I can't stop grinning. Come, start your morning off right.Read More
For many, Star Trek: The Next Generation is the smartest and classiest Trek. But the show had plenty of misfires, along with some oft-repeated tropes. And Honest Trailers has compiled them into a hilarious reel.Read More
"Now, you be sure to dress warmly on those other planes of existence." - Beverly Crusher
Everyone, from fans to Captain Jean-Luc Picard himself love to bag on Wesley Crusher. Well today, in celebration of Star Trek: The Next Generation's 30th anniversary (I'm so old), I want to pay homage to my favorite teen genius. Here's a couple of reasons why Wesley Crusher was totally badass and wasn't as annoying as everyone says, and I'm not just saying that because I had a huge crush on him shut up.Read More
Happy 30th anniversary, TNG.
I'll never forget the day, years ago, when a co-worker turned to me, incredulous: "You've never seen the Riker sits down video?" Reader, I had not.Read More
How a person mentally handles having lived so long a time in seemingly another world is what makes Outlander so interesting to watch, and every time I do, I’m reminded of a much-beloved episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation—one that touches on how its main character also deals with multiple lives and realities.Read More
Gene Roddenberry, creator of Star Trek, had a very specific vision of the future. By the time Star Trek: The Next Generation rolled around, he insisted on a story mandate: the conflict can never be between our main characters, because in Starfleet, petty squabbles are a thing of the past. Which is weird, because on the Original Series, Spock and McCoy were all about petty squabbles, and Scotty would punch you in the face if you trash talked about the Enterprise.Read More
Rogue One doesn't start out the same way as the other Star Wars saga films. And some fans have a mind to fix that.Read More
It's not every day you can trick Alex Trebek into doing a meme, but that's why this Jeopardy contestant is the real winner of the week.Read More
Picard and crew will reportedly be facing off against the Xenomorphs--and something tells me that even Data might have a hard time sticking to the Prime Directive.Read More
In case you hadn't already noticed from the celebrations all over the internet today, it's Star Trek's 50th Anniversary! Here's how to show your Star Trek pride while you're on Facebook today.Read More
Thousands of fans turned out for Montreal Comic-Con July 8-10, many to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek. Overall, the mood was positive, forward-looking, and particularly supportive of diversity in the franchise. But then William Shatner opened his mouth, and took us all back in time (not in a fun Voyage Home way) with a string of sexist jokes.Read More