Doctor Who & Star Trek The Next Generation–Non-Existent Crossovers (Seventh Doctor)

Doctor Who has been on (and off) the air since 1963, with a myriad of adventures showing the Doctor and his companions traveling to endless corners of the universe.

(Daily Doctor Who #215)

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Favorite Fictional Heroes Countdown–Part 4 (#70-61)

And the countdown to my favourite fictional hero continues.  In this instalment, we have three, count ’em, three artificial life forms.  And a guy who is mistaken for an artificial life form.  And there are four female characters, which is tied for as many as we’ve had in a single list.  Two of them are attractive European-accented brunettes, one is an animated Mom, and one is a child from a book.

If you want to look at previous posts in this series you can look here:  102-91 (and rationale for the lists), 90-81 and 80-71.  Anyway…let’s get to it!

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Weekly Geeky Question #13: All-Star Enterprise Crew

Every week in 2018, the plan is that my friend Rod is going to ask me some geeky question that will answer in a post. This week is Week #13, and this week’s questions is…

Who is on my All-Star Enterprise crew?

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Star Trek: The Next Generation – Season Seven Summary

It’s taken me a while to get to it, but here at last is the summary of the seventh and final season of Star Trek:  The Next Generation.   It’s a season that manages to leave a good taste in the mouth mostly because the finale, All Good Things, is so outstandingly enjoyable that it almost manages to wipe away the memory of all the sub-par episodes of the year.  But then you’re like, “Oh yeah, Masks, and Sub Rosa, and that one with the train on the holodeck….  And so it goes. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Season Seven Summary

Star Trek: The Next Generation – All Good Things [7.25]

Picard finds himself mysteriously moving back and forth between three different eras of his life:  the day when he first came aboard the Enterprise as Captain, far future when he is long-retired, and the “present day.”  In all three time frames he becomes aware of a mysterious anomaly in space that threatens to destroy the universe.  He is also told by Q that he must solve this mystery in order to prove that humanity is worthy to exist.  Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – All Good Things [7.25]

Which Season of Star Trek: The Next Generation was the best?

I am nearly at the end of my review of the entirely of Star Trek: The Next Generation, something I’ve been doing for several years now.  Occasionally, in conversation with others about the series, the question of which season of the show (it had seven) was the best in terms of overall quality?  I have decided to find out. Continue reading Which Season of Star Trek: The Next Generation was the best?

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Masks [7.17]

The Enterprise encounters some sort of strange phenomenon that causes various parts of the ship to be slowly transformed into a copy of a long dead ancient civilization, while Data becomes possessed with multiple dead personalities from this civilization.  Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Masks [7.17]

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Thine Own Self [7.16]

Suffering from amnesia after being Injured in an accident, Data wanders into a pre-warp village and inadvertently exposes the local population to radioactive rocks.  He races to find the cause of the people’s sickness before lives are lost, but at the same time comes under suspicion for causing the problems himself.  Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Thine Own Self [7.16]

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Inheritance [7.10]

During a mission, Data meets human scientist Juliana Tainer who reveals that she is his “mother” – she helped to create him and was in fact married to Data’s creator, Noonian Soong.  However, during the course of the mission Data realizes that Dr. Tainer is in fact also an android, albeit a highly sophisticated one.  Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Inheritance [7.10]