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Star Trek Discovery “That Hope is You Part 2″ - Detailed Analysis and Review

Star Trek Discovery “That Hope is You Part 2″ - Detailed Analysis and Review

January 11, 2021

The season finale of Star Trek Discovery Season 3 is here, aptly titled "That Hope is You Part 2." We learn the full and complete truth behind the cause of the burn, and we see a resolution to the Emerald Chain / Osyraa plot. My response is mostly positive to this episode. I was happier with the cause of the burn than I think a lot of people will be, but let's dig in and talk about the episode.

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Star Trek Discovery “There is a Tide” Detailed Analysis & Review

Star Trek Discovery “There is a Tide” Detailed Analysis & Review

January 3, 2021

The second-last episode of Star Trek Discovery Season 3 "There is a Tide" plays a little like Die Hard in space, but it also adds some serious depth to our villain Osyraa. There is a fantastic negotiation scene between her and Admiral Vance. So let's dig in and talk about it.

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Star Trek Discovery “Su’Kal” Detailed Analysis & Review

Star Trek Discovery “Su’Kal” Detailed Analysis & Review

December 27, 2020

We're in the final 3 episodes of Star Trek Discovery Season 3 now.  The crew enter the Verebin Nebula to rescue a Kelpien survivor and learn the source of The Burn. This episode gets a little wacky with the away team, but also gives us some real growth for Tilly as she takes the captain's chair for the first time.

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Star Trek Discovery “Terra Firma Part 2″ - Detailed Analysis and Review

Star Trek Discovery “Terra Firma Part 2″ - Detailed Analysis and Review

December 21, 2020

Today we discuss the conclusion to "Terra Firma Part 2" in Star Trek Discovery Season 3. We see the culmination of Georgiou's character arc, which I felt was nicely done. This two-parter has definitely change the way I see Mirror Georgiou and I'm loving it.

So let's dig in and see what we can find to talk about in this episode.

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Star Trek Discovery “Terra Firma Part 1″ - Detailed Analysis and Review

Star Trek Discovery “Terra Firma Part 1″ - Detailed Analysis and Review

December 14, 2020

Today we talk about the first part of Star Trek Discovery's first traditional two-parter. It's a character study of Georgiou and it takes us back to the mirror universe. Meanwhile, Stamets and Adira continue to uncover new information about the source of the burn.

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Star Trek Discovery “The Sanctuary” Detailed Analysis & Review

Star Trek Discovery “The Sanctuary” Detailed Analysis & Review

December 7, 2020

This episode 8 of Star Trek Discovery Season 3, Book is called back to his home planet Kwejian. Osyraa, leader of the Emerald Chain wants Ryn the Andorian back, and she'll do anything to get her hands on him.

There were a lot of different strands running through this episode, so let's dive in and see what we can find in "The Sanctuary".

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Star Trek Discovery “Unification III” Detailed Analysis & Review

Star Trek Discovery “Unification III” Detailed Analysis & Review

November 30, 2020

In Unification III, Star Trek Discovery gives us a conclusion to the classic beloved Next Generation Story. But can this episode possibly live up to its name? Michael Burnham travels to Ni'Var (formerly Vulcan) where the Vulcan and Romulan people live in peace, thanks to the efforts of her brother Spock. Can she convince them to provide the data that could help understand the source of the burn?

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Star Trek Discovery “Scavengers” Detailed Analysis and Review

Star Trek Discovery “Scavengers” Detailed Analysis and Review

November 23, 2020

In the latest episode of Star Trek Discovery, Michael Burnham must choose between loyalty to Starfleet, and her captain, and helping a friend. Cleaveland Booker has located a black box that could provide vital information into the source of the burn, but he has been captured. This was a solid action episode with some nice connections to the larger arc, in both plot and character.

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Star Trek Discovery “Die Trying” Detailed Analysis & Review

Star Trek Discovery “Die Trying” Detailed Analysis & Review

November 16, 2020

In the newest episode of Star Trek Discovery, the crew finally locate Starfleet headquarters, in what is a fanboy extravaganza. We see Voyager J and the USS Nog. I love the back and forth between Admiral Vance and Saru and Burnham. Can they convince him to trust them, and is coming back to Starfleet, after so many centuries all they hoped it would be?

Another great episode of Star Trek.

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Star Trek Discovery “Forget Me Not” - Detailed Analysis & Review

Star Trek Discovery “Forget Me Not” - Detailed Analysis & Review

November 9, 2020

In the fourth episode of Star Trek Discovery Season 3, Forget Me Not, we pay a visit to the Trill homeworld, only seen once before in the DS9 episode Equilibrium. There, Adira hopes to find a way to connect with the memories of her symbiont. Meanwhile, Saru tries to help the crew deal with the emotional issues they're facing since leaving their lives behind.

This episode had some fantastic character moments, and I'm loving the way they're developing Detmer's character. It was also wonderful to see Trill again.

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Star Trek Discovery “People of Earth” - Detailed Analysis and Review

Star Trek Discovery “People of Earth” - Detailed Analysis and Review

November 2, 2020

In Star Trek Discovery Season 3 Episode 3, Michael Burnham is reunited with the crew of the USS Discovery. Saru takes his place as the official captain, and they jump to Earth to see what has become of the Federation in this new century. But they don't receive the warm welcome they were hoping for. Time for some good old Starfleet diplomacy. And what's the deal with the mysterious Adira, a United Earth Defence Force inspector who is trying to sabotage the ship?

 

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Star Trek Discovery “Far From Home” - Detailed Analysis & Review

Star Trek Discovery “Far From Home” - Detailed Analysis & Review

October 26, 2020

Star Trek Discovery Season 3 is off to a pretty strong start. I enjoyed "Far From Home" and think it may even be better than last week's installment. This time around, we catch up with the crew of the USS Discovery, and see how they are all coping in this new time period. Saru and Tilly make first contact with some friendly Coridonites and an oppressive courier. Jet tries to teach Stammets what an idiot he's being, and Georgiou finds her self right at him in this more dystopian future. But running through it all is the classic Star Trek idealism and optimism.

 

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Star Trek Discovery “That Hope is You Part 1″ - Detailed Analysis and Review

Star Trek Discovery “That Hope is You Part 1″ - Detailed Analysis and Review

October 19, 2020

After a long wait, Star Trek Discovery is back. Michael Burnham has succeeded in saving the universe, but she now has to face the fact that the lift she knew is gone forever, and her friends aboard Discovery are nowhere to be found. Worse than that, she learns that the Federation is all but gone in this distant future. What's a Starfleet officer to do? It turns out, this new century might need Michael just as much as the previous one did. 

This is a good solid episode that opens the new season and promises an interesting and satisfying story.

So let's geek out about it.

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