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The Department of Time: Tiempo de magia (Time of magic)  First Watch   Season 2, Ep 6

The team travels to 1920s New York into the world of magic and Houdini, as the Ministry's own existence is placed in peril. [more inside]
posted by zarq on Jun 1, 2018 - 6 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Repression  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 4

On the starship Voyager, assaults against former Maquis are considered especially troubling. The dedicated detective who investigates these vicious felonies is security officer Lieutenant Commander Tuvok. This is his story. *DUNK DUNK* [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on May 31, 2018 - 13 comments

The Department of Time: El Monasterio del Tiempo (The Convent of Time)  First Watch   Season 2, Ep 4

In 1808, Napoleon visited the Royal Convent of Santa Clara de Tordesillas, where the abbess convinced him to release three prisoners that were about to be executed. Unfortunately, the abbess has unexpectedly died before she met Napoleon. Now, the Ministry must send a replacement to convince him not to execute the prisoners, as one of them is an ancestor of Adolfo Suárez González, the first Prime Minister of Spain after the military dictatorship of Francisco Franco. Adolfo guided Spain through its transition to a democracy. His ancestor must survive! [more inside]
posted by zarq on May 29, 2018 - 4 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Drive  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 3

Tom Paris enters the new Delta Flyer in an interstellar starship race. When B'Elanna becomes his copilot, will they drive... each other crazy? [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on May 28, 2018 - 7 comments

Babylon 5: A Race Through Dark Places  Season 2, Ep 8

Bester is chasing telepaths who are leaving Earth space, and the trail leads to Babylon 5... "Would it interest you to know that I'm married, Mr. Garibaldi? That I have a five-year-old daughter? That on Sundays when I'm back home, we pack a picnic lunch and go out under the dome on Syria Planum and watch the stars come out? Hardly the description of a monster." [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet on May 27, 2018 - 2 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Imperfection  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 2

We are the ex-Borg. We are here to talk to you today about organ donation. Your biological and technological distinctiveness could help save a life. Resistance is selfish. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on May 24, 2018 - 5 comments

The Department of Time: Tiempo de hidalgos (Time of Noblemen)  First Watch   Season 2, Ep 3

Pacino joins the team for the first time as they work to ensure that Miguel de Cervantes publishes "Don Quixote" in 1604. [more inside]
posted by zarq on May 24, 2018 - 5 comments

Movie: A Clockwork Orange

In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 22, 2018 - 19 comments

Babylon 5: Soul Mates  Season 2, Ep 7

Londo's three wives come to the station--so he can divorce two of them. Talia's ex-husband makes her an offer: freedom... Meanwhile, Delenn asks Ivanova for help. "Because with you, I will always know where I stand." [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet on May 22, 2018 - 7 comments

The Department of Time: El tiempo en sus manos (The time on his hands)  First Watch   Season 2, Ep 2

Salvador activates a protocol to have Julián detained and returned to the Ministry. Meanwhile, a cop from 1981 arrives in the present chasing a murderer who fled through a closet that turns out to have been a time door. His name is Jesús Méndez, nicknamed "Pacino" for his resemblance to the actor. In 2016, Pacino discovers that the he was declared guilty in absentia of the murders he was investigating. [more inside]
posted by zarq on May 22, 2018 - 6 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Unimatrix Zero, Part II  Rewatch   Season 7, Ep 1

[Season premiere; part 2 of 2] Assimilated by the Borg, Janeway, Torres, and Tuvok plot to release a virus into the Borg Collective which will allow members of Unimatrix Zero to retain their individuality in the real world and resist the Borg Queen. Is resistance futile? Thus begins the last season... [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on May 21, 2018 - 18 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Unimatrix Zero  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 26

[Season finale; part 1 of 2] Seven discovers a virtual reality realm inhabited by drones escaping the torment of their real lives. And they call it…THE OASIS [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on May 17, 2018 - 7 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: The Haunting of Deck Twelve  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 25

While the USS Voyager is without power for several hours, Neelix tells the children a ghost story of the events that lead up to it… or is it more than just a story? This is really going to be scary... I'm not kidding you this time! [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on May 14, 2018 - 8 comments

The Department of Time: La leyenda del tiempo (The Legend of Time)  First Watch   Season 1, Ep 8

Season finale. When the Ministry discovers that a young Salvador Dali has designed a film poster in 1924 depicting a modern electronic tablet computer, the team is sent to investigate. [more inside]
posted by zarq on May 14, 2018 - 12 comments

Babylon 5: Spider in the Web  Season 2, Ep 6

A negotiation between Futurecorp and the Provisional Martian Government is derailed by the assassination of the Futurecorp Representative... and Talia is next on the hit list. "You threw one [telepath] out a third-story window on Io." "There was an ample pool beneath the window!" [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet on May 13, 2018 - 0 comments

The Department of Time: Tiempo de venganza (Time of Revenge)  First Watch   Season 1, Ep 7

In 1843, Isabella II of Spain became Queen at the age of 13 (with her mother Maria Christina assuming regency). A year later, she demanded to visit the Ministry of Time. Former Ministry agent Armando Leiva, who recruited Irene back in 1960, has escaped from a Ministry prison in the Middle Ages and plans to kill the Queen during her visit. With the very existence of the Ministry at stake, Ernesto, Amelia and Alonso are sent to foil Leiva's plans. [more inside]
posted by zarq on May 11, 2018 - 9 comments

The Department of Time: Tiempo de pícaros. (Time of Rogues)  First Watch   Season 1, Ep 6

The Ministry is called to investigate when archaeologists find a cell phone belonging to a missing 21st century corrupt executive in a room that was sealed off in 1520. Julián, Amelia and Alonso travel to the past and meet the novella-inspiring Lazarillo de Tormes. Meanwhile, Irene interrogates Paul Walcott who has been captured by the Ministry and locked in a 1053 prison in Huesca. [more inside]
posted by zarq on May 10, 2018 - 4 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Life Line  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 24

The Doctor makes a house call to the Alpha Quadrant when he learns that his programmer, Lewis Zimmerman, has a tragic and inoperable case of terminal baldness. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on May 10, 2018 - 5 comments

The Department of Time: Cualquier tiempo pasado (Any time in the past is better)  First Watch   Season 1, Ep 5

Julián, Amelia and Alonso travel to 1981 to ensure a Picasso painting is returned to Spain. [more inside]
posted by zarq on May 9, 2018 - 9 comments

The Department of Time: Una negociación a tiempo (Bargaining in time)  First Watch   Season 1, Ep 4

Salvador sends the team to 1491 to save the first discoverer of the time doors from the Spanish Inquisition. Amelia hides her job at the Ministry by telling her 1880 parents that she has a boyfriend. [more inside]
posted by zarq on May 7, 2018 - 5 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Fury  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 23

Kes returns, seeking revenge on both Voyager and Janeway. (Because that is totally a thing that Kes would do, right?) [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on May 7, 2018 - 5 comments

Babylon 5: The Long Dark  Season 2, Ep 5

An ancient Earth vessel, the Copernicus, is found when it drifts near Babylon 5. Meanwhile, Garibaldi takes an interest in a raving veteran of the Earth-Minbari war. "Take my advice and go back to the time you came from. The future isn't what it used to be." [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet on May 5, 2018 - 1 comment

Movie: Logan's Run

An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: life must end at the age of 30. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 5, 2018 - 15 comments

Movie: Close Encounters of the Third Kind

After an accidental encounter with otherworldly vessels, an ordinary man follows a series of psychic clues to the first scheduled meeting between representatives of Earth and visitors from the cosmos. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on May 3, 2018 - 13 comments

The Department of Time: Cómo se reescribe el tiempo (How time is rewritten)  First Watch   Season 1, Ep 3

The Ministry sends agents to 1940 after a man being chased by Nazis promises to show Heinrich Himmler how to travel in time if he'll spare his life. Amelia, Julián and Alonso travel to Montserrat. Ernesto and Irene go to Hendaye, where Hitler and Franco negotiate Spain's participation in WWII. [more inside]
posted by zarq on May 3, 2018 - 10 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Muse  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 22

On a primitive planet inhabited by warlike humanoids with a robust theater tradition, Torres is bitten by the acting bug, and there's no hypospray for that. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on May 3, 2018 - 6 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Live Fast and Prosper  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 21

A trio of con artists impersonate Captain Janeway, Tuvok, and Chakotay to try to scam money and resources out of unsuspecting victims. But the crew has a sting of their own, if only they can keep their eye on the tera nut... [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Apr 30, 2018 - 19 comments

Babylon 5: A Distant Star  Season 2, Ep 4

Sheridan attempts to save an old friend, who is stranded in hyperspace. Delenn faces dissent. Franklin attempts to improve the health of station personnel. "We are starstuff. We are the universe made manifest, trying to figure itself out. And as we have both learned, sometimes the universe requires a change of perspective." [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet on Apr 29, 2018 - 3 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Good Shepherd  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 20

Three low-ranking crew members' underwhelming job performance attracts the attention of Captain Janeway. Blessed is she for shepherding the weak through the valley of darkness![more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Apr 26, 2018 - 5 comments

Movie: Looker

Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a resounding success. But when someone starts killing his beautiful patients, Dr. Roberts becomes suspicious and starts investigating. What he uncovers are the mysterious - and perhaps murderous - activities of a high-tech computer company called Digital Matrix. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 23, 2018 - 7 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Child's Play  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 19

Icheb's return to his home planet after his abduction by the Borg is difficult for Seven to bear when her awakening parental instincts make her suspicious of his parents. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Apr 23, 2018 - 5 comments

Babylon 5: The Geometry of Shadows  Season 2, Ep 3

Londo attempts to woo a gathering of Technomages who have arrived on the station, to mirror an event in the early Empire and bring himself prestige. Ivanova tries to stop the regularly scheduled Green Drazi/Purple Drazi conflict. "There is a storm coming, a black and terrible storm. We would not have our knowledge lost or used to ill purpose. From this place we will launch ourselves into the stars. With luck, you will never see our kind again in your lifetime." [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet on Apr 21, 2018 - 6 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Ashes to Ashes  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 18

Harry and his crewmates encounter an unfamiliar face on a familiar name: Ensign Lyndsay Ballard. (Well, okay, familiar to THEM.) [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Apr 19, 2018 - 6 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Spirit Folk  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 17

The characters in the Fair Haven holoprogram begin to suspect the Voyager crew after they witness several "supernatural" occurrences. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Apr 16, 2018 - 13 comments

Babylon 5: Revelations  Season 2, Ep 2

Franklin busies himself with saving Delenn and Garibaldi. Sheridan's sister arrives to discuss his late wife, Anna. G'Kar returns with news. Morden makes a request. "The darkness has come again." [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet on Apr 14, 2018 - 2 comments

Movie: Predator

A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 12, 2018 - 29 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Collective  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 16

When your cube looks kind of weird and you wish that you weren't there / Just disable your ocular scanning graft and you can be anywhere / I like diagnostics! / I like romance! / I like astrophysics! / I like non-leather pants![more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Apr 12, 2018 - 9 comments

Movie: Scanners

A scientist sends a man with extraordinary psychic powers to hunt others like him. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Apr 9, 2018 - 3 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Tsunkatse  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 15

"When America's smackdown hero takes on Voyager's battlestar babe, worlds will collide!" Are you not entertained? [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Apr 9, 2018 - 3 comments

Babylon 5: Points of Departure  Season 2, Ep 1

[exposition, the episode] Goodbye Sinclair; hello Sheridan. Sheridan, previously the only Earth Force commanding officer responsible for taking down a Minbari ship during the war, has been assigned to Babylon 5 as Sinclair. A rogue Minbari warship is on the loose. Lennier reveals a secret. "I can only conclude that I'm paying off karma at a vastly accelerated rate." [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet on Apr 8, 2018 - 7 comments

The City and the City: miniseries   Season 1, Ep 0

Two cities with a dangerous and volatile relationship. [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Apr 8, 2018 - 13 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Memorial  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 14

From Burbank Studios, it's the Colgate Toothpaste Nakan Massacre Hour! This week's special guests: the crew of the starship Voyager! [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Apr 5, 2018 - 14 comments

Babylon 5: Chrysalis  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 22

The Centauri and the Narn bicker about the ownership of an outpost, and one side takes decisive action. Delenn takes an irreversible step, after consulting with Kosh. Garibaldi's informant is killed and he wants to find out why. "And so it begins." [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet on Apr 2, 2018 - 2 comments

Babylon 5: Chrysalis  First Watch   Season 1, Ep 22

The Centauri and the Narn bicker about the ownership of an outpost, and one side takes decisive action. Delenn takes an irreversible step, after consulting with Kosh. Garibaldi's informant is killed and he wants to find out why. "And so it begins." [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet on Apr 2, 2018 - 1 comment

Star Trek: Voyager: Virtuoso  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 13

Solo amore/ Quando fuggeva lontano/ Speri invano ma non torni più./ Speri invano ma non torna più. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Apr 2, 2018 - 5 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Blink of an Eye  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 12

Attention! The Prefect of Audiovisual Programming has decreed that the latest iteration of The Skyship Chronicles must be fit for retransmission in random sequence; therefore, heavily-serialized plotlines are officially forbidden. And it will have not one, not two, but FIVE cute kids. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Mar 29, 2018 - 17 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Fair Haven  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 11

[stuck between Trekkifying an old Irish joke and filking "Fairytale of New York"] OK, the crew goes to a stereotypical Irish village on the holodeck, and it starts raining, and there's this guy who's just standing out in the rain, and Tuvok goes, "Illogical." The pub owner says, "Don't mind him, he's Paddy O'Furniture." OK, so I went with the joke, sue me. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Mar 26, 2018 - 17 comments

Babylon 5: The Quality of Mercy  Season 1, Ep 21

[minor arc] Dr. Franklin discovers an illegal medical establishment in Downbelow, which is stepping on the toes of his mildly-less-illegal medical establishment in Downbelow. Meanwhile, Lennier and Londo go out for drinks and a murderer is sentenced to the "death of personality." "I'm perfectly happy to inconvenience myself for your benefit. [...] Here my friend, here you will see the heart and soul of Babylon 5. Also its spleen, its kidneys--a veritable parade of internal organs." [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet on Mar 25, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: Avatar

A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 24, 2018 - 38 comments

Babylon 5: Babylon Square  Season 1, Ep 20

[major arc] Babylon 4 reappears after vanishing four years ago. The Grey Council meets. "Summoned, I come. In Valen's name, I take the place that has been prepared for me. I am Grey. I stand between the candle and the star. We are Grey. We stand between the darkness and the light." [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet on Mar 22, 2018 - 9 comments

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