An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets. [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Ties of Blood and Water Rewatch Season 5, Ep 19
Kira gets an offer of help from an exiled Cardassian, but finds herself challenged both by his past deeds... and by her own. Plus: Ol' Blue Eyes is back! (No, no that one. Not him, either.) [more inside]
American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast. [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Business as Usual Rewatch Season 5, Ep 18
There are some things latinum can't buy. For everything else, there's weapons dealing. As Quark struggles with his penury, his conscience, and his brother Gaila (who owns his own moon), O'Brien must suffer the wrath of Kirayoshi. (Directorial debut of Alexander Siddig.) [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: A Simple Investigation Rewatch Season 5, Ep 17
Things are rarely simple when love and crime get mixed up, as a certain changeling cop who's about to get entangled in a 24th-century version of one of his crime novels is about to find out. (Spoilers for a 1952 movie below the cut.) [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Doctor Bashir, I Presume? Rewatch Season 5, Ep 16
It's doctor versus doctor versus holo-doctor in an epic smug-off, as Voyager's Dr. Lewis Zimmerman (Robert Picardo) drops by DS9. But soon he's causing trouble for Dr. Bashir's career...and Rom's love life. [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: By Inferno's Light Rewatch Season 5, Ep 15
IT'S ON NOW. A Dominion fleet pours through the wormhole, friends and enemies change alliances, Worf is in the fight(s) of his life, Garak battles against time and his worst enemy, Dukat gets a new job, and the infiltrator aboard the station puts their second and deadlier plan into motion, with the fate of Deep Space Nine, Bajor, the Federation, and the Alpha Quadrant at stake. [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: For the Uniform Rewatch Season 5, Ep 13
One day more, Another day, another destiny, This never ending road to Calvary; These men who seem to know my crime Will surely come a second time, One day more... [more inside]
SGU Stargate Universe: Water Rewatch Season 1, Ep 6
Severe rationing can't save the Destiny's dwindling water supply, forcing Colonel Young and Lieutenant Scott to seek out drinkable water on a deadly ice planet. [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Darkness and the Light Rewatch Season 5, Ep 11
Someone's killing off the members of Kira's former resistance cell, one by one, and apparently saving her for last... but she's one mean mother(-to-be). [more inside]
SGU Stargate Universe: Light Rewatch Season 1, Ep 5
Nearly out of power, Destiny has dropped out of F.T.L. and is flying directly toward a sun. The crew has no access to core systems and no way to change the ship's course. Colonel Young conducts a lottery to determine who will escape certain death to try and find a habitable planet with the shuttle. [more inside]
In the far future, a highly sexual woman is assigned with finding and stopping the evil Durand-Durand. Along the way, she encounters various unusual people. [more inside]
SGU Stargate Universe: Darkness Rewatch Season 1, Ep 4
Destiny suffers a power crisis, putting the lives of the stranded crew in jeopardy when even the emergency reserves run dry. Colonel Young orders everyone to limit their power consumption and Dr. Rush pushes himself to his breaking point. Meanwhile Eli begins recording individual messages from the crew in case they don’t survive. [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Ascent Rewatch Season 5, Ep 9
If Quark and Odo are to survive, they'll have to depend on each other as they climb... into thin air. [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Let He Who Is Without Sin... Rewatch Season 5, Ep 7
Some of the crew are taking some R&R on the planet that's the Club Med of the Alpha Quadrant. What could possibly go wrong? Risa, meet Worf. [more inside]
A NASA Mars mission won't work, and its funding is endangered, so they decide to fake it just this once. But then they have to keep the secret... [more inside]
SGU Stargate Universe: Air (Part 3) Rewatch Season 1, Ep 3
With the air supply failing on Destiny, a team disembarks to a desert-like planet in search of lime or a similar mineral to scrub the ship’s air of carbon dioxide. Meanwhile, with life on the ship looking bleak, Colonel Young reports in to General O’Neill and Chloe has one last chance to see her mother, courtesy of the communication stones. [more inside]
It's people. PEOPLE! [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Assignment Rewatch Season 5, Ep 5
A new enemy appears on DS9, with a familiar face, and O'Brien has to figure out not only what they want, but why. [more inside]
SGU Stargate Universe: Air (Part 2) Rewatch Season 1, Ep 2
In part 2 of the series premiere, approximately 80 scientists, military personnel and civilians find themselves stranded on a large, damaged Ancient space ship, several billion light years from Earth. The new, reluctant crew discover that they're locked out of the ship's systems, life support is failing and they will need to make repairs fast or run out of air in a matter of hours. [more inside]
Well, I spent stardates lookin' for you/ Quark's Bar and holodeck lovers were never true/ Playin' a petaQ's game, hopin' to win/ Tellin' those dishonorable lies and losin' again... (it sounds better in the original tlhIngan) [more inside]
SGU Stargate Universe: Air (Part 1) Rewatch Season 1, Ep 1
College dropout Eli Walllace solves a mathematical equation in an online computer game, planted there by Stargate Command. For his achievement, Dr. Nicholas Rush and General Jack O'Neill recruit Wallace to the Icarus program, which is attempting to dial a nine-chevron address with the Stargate. When the hidden base is attacked, an evacuation begins. But with the planet's unstable core about to go critical and lacking any other means of escape, approximately 80 people are forced to step through the gate and head to an unknown destination -- on the other side of the universe. [more inside]
11.22.63: The Day in Question Season 1, Ep 8
The past pulls out every weapon it has to keep Jake from reaching Dealey Plaza in time to save Kennedy. [more inside]
A robot malfunction creates havoc and terror for unsuspecting vacationers at a futuristic, adult-themed amusement park. [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Apocalypse Rising Rewatch Season 5, Ep 1
Awesome metal band name or daring undercover raid into the heart of the Klingon Empire? You decide! [more inside]
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Watchdogs Season 3, Ep 14
Agent Mack and his brother step in when a radical group called the Watchdogs plans to eliminate the Inhumans; Simmons finds a powerful chemical compound.
11.22.63: Soldier Boy Season 1, Ep 7
The end is near, and Jake is not up to the task. Sadie scrambles to pick up the pieces, but no one knows the mission as well as Jake. Kennedy and the assassin are on a collision path - but has Jake changed things enough in the past to alter the course of events? The days are counting down as 11.22.63 draws near.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Body Parts Rewatch Season 4, Ep 25
Quark is a dead man. No, wait, he's not. Well, then again... [more inside]
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Parting Shot Season 3, Ep 13
Bobbi and Hunter become ensnared in an assassination plot after tracking Malick to Russia. As S.H.I.E.L.D. races to save the lives on the line, the team is changed forever.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Inside Man Season 3, Ep 12
Coulson and General Talbot are forced to team up and attend a worldwide symposium on Inhumans, where they suspect Malick has an inside man. As the S.H.I.E.L.D. team gets closer to the truth, an unexpected traitor is revealed.
11.22.63: Happy Birthday, Lee Harvey Oswald Season 1, Ep 6
It's October 1962, and the gathering storm of threats in Dallas continues to build. Jake must take drastic action to establish the full dimensions of the threat to Kennedy. And amidst it all, he's hit with an unexpected death and a bitter betrayal from one of those closest to him.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: To the Death Rewatch Season 4, Ep 23
Weyoun! DS9 adds to its already-impressive list of recurring characters with yet another Jeffrey Combs portrayal. And there are also a bunch of rebel Jem'Hadar trying to activate an ancient gateway, fate of the galaxy at stake, working with the enemy, etc. The important thing is, Weyoun. [more inside]
11.22.63: The Truth Season 1, Ep 5
Everything begins to fall apart as Jake struggles to live two lives: teacher and time traveler. When Sadie's life is threatened, Jake has to make a terrible choice, leaving Bill to his own devices. Lee Harvey Oswald takes steps that will lead him into a date with destiny.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Muse Rewatch Season 4, Ep 21
A mysterious woman helps Jake write a novel; Lwaxana Troi, pregnant with a son, asks Odo to help her escape her husband. [more inside]
In Duncan Jones (nee Zowie Bowie, son of David)'s debut feature, astronaut Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell in a celebrated showcase performance) has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, alongside his computer companion GERTY. Despite not storming the box office, Moon (trailer) drew comparisons to movies like Solaris, Alien, and 2001, found critical praise (though not universally), won several awards, and still maintains a healthy following seven years later. (Some links contain spoilers)
11.22.63: The Eyes of Texas Season 1, Ep 4
Jake and Bill's partnership starts to struggle as they discover more secrets surrounding the unpredictable Lee Harvey Oswald. The conspiracy involving Oswald deepens, while romance blooms for Jake and Sadie. But by becoming involved with an innocent bystander, has Jake placed his new love in danger?
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Hard Time Rewatch Season 4, Ep 19
O'Brien was forced to endure a virtual-reality simulation of twenty years in prison in a matter of hours, a sentence which he insists was solitary confinement--so why does he keep seeing a hallucination of an alien? [TW: suicide] [more inside]
11.22.63: Other Voices, Other Rooms Season 1, Ep 3
Jake finds an unlikely ally in his quest. [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Accession Rewatch Season 4, Ep 17
Sisko gets to quit the job he never wanted, but the new guy wants to bring back old ideas, and Sisko isn't too happy about that. Plus, Kira contemplates a change of careers, and Worf is in no hurry to be an amateur obstetrician again. [more inside]
11.22.63: The Kill Floor Season 1, Ep 2
Thrown by the enormity of his goal, Jake decides the one thing he can do to make a real difference is save the family of his friend Harry Dunning. Harry's family was murdered in a small Kentucky town by Harry's father, Frank. But does Jake have what it takes to kill a man and what are the consequences of violence?
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Sons of Mogh Rewatch Season 4, Ep 15
Worf's brother Kurn arrives on the station, and asks Worf to kill him. Meanwhile, Klingon ships are detected outside Bajoran space. [more inside]
11.22.63: The Rabbit Hole Season 1, Ep 1
High school teacher Jake Epping discovers why the burgers served by his friend Al at his charming diner are so darned cheap and tasty.
In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet. [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Crossfire Rewatch Season 4, Ep 13
What becomes of the broken-hearted... especially when they have to protect the new lover of their crush? [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Homefront Rewatch Season 4, Ep 10
"I was hoping that this would never happen. But it finally has. The Changelings have reached Earth." [more inside]
The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help. [more inside]
A thread to discuss the entire first season of The Expanse, as well as the James S. A. Corey book it's based on: Leviathan Wakes.
The Expanse: Leviathan Wakes Season 1, Ep 10
Events on Eros come to a head in the season finale.
The Expanse: Critical Mass Season 1, Ep 9
Miller, Holden and his crew are trapped on Eros. Avasarala discovers the origin of the mystery ships.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Sword of Kahless Rewatch Season 4, Ep 9
Worf is contacted by a legendary hero to help him find a long-lost weapon that was the foundation of their Empire, and an enemy from Worf's past also joins the hunt... but the two Klingons and Dax discover who the real enemy is. [more inside]