Quantum Leap – Black on White on Fire [3.7]

Sam leaps into Ray Harper, a young black medical intern who is engaged to Susan, a young white woman, just as the Watts riots break out in 1965. He desperately tries to help people medically even as he does what he can to diffuse tensions amongst his loved ones, especially when Ray’s angry brother Lonnie threatens Susan. Tragically, Lonnie is killed by the police, but terrible events motivate Ray and Susan to stay in Watts in an effort to bring something positive to the community.

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Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Wounded [4.12]

The Enterprise is forced to ally with former wartime enemies, the Cardassians, to stop a rogue Federation captain from attacking Cardassians ships and stations.  The Captain, Benjamin Maxwell, is a former commanding officer of Chief O’Brien, who must deal with his prejudices against the Cardassians. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Wounded [4.12]

Star Trek: The Next Generation – Season One [Summary]

So how does the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation hold up, after nearly 25 years? Um, it’s hard to say. All in all, it’s not that good. But then, it wasn’t that good at the time, either. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Season One [Summary]

Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Neutral Zone [1.25]

As the Enterprise is ordered to investigate the destruction of outposts along the Romulan neutral zone, they intercept a ship carrying cryogenically frozen people from the 20th Century. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Neutral Zone [1.25]