Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: In the Cards Rewatch Season 5, Ep 25
Sisko, J. and Nog [NFI], "The Acquisition of Unique Artifacts in a Post-Monetary Society: A Case Study", The Journal of Deep-Space Studies, Stardate 50929.4, v. 47:9, pp. 1701a-e. [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Empok Nor Rewatch Season 5, Ep 24
A salvage operation on an abandoned, booby-trapped Cardassian space station? One of the most dangerous agents of the Obsidian Order in your party? What could possibly go wrong? [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Blaze of Glory Rewatch Season 5, Ep 23
Do you hear the people sing? Singing the song of angry men? It is the music of the people Who will not be slaves again! When the beating of your heart Echoes the beating of the drums There is a life about to start When tomorrow comes. [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Children of Time Rewatch Season 5, Ep 22
O'Brien cheats on his wife, Worf starts a personality cult, Dax tries to crash the Defiant, and Odo wipes out a civilization. Well, sort of. [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Soldiers of the Empire Rewatch Season 5, Ep 21
Qoy qeylIs puqloD. Qoy puqbe’pu’. yoHbogh matlhbogh je SuvwI’ Say’moHchu’ may’ ’Iw. maSuv manong ’ej maHoHchu’. nI’be’ yInmaj ’ach wovqu’. batlh maHeghbej ’ej yo’ qIjDaq vavpu’ma’ DImuv. pa’ reH maSuvtaHqu’. mamevQo’. maSuvtaH. ma’ov. [more inside]
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Ferengi Love Songs Rewatch Season 5, Ep 20
Quark grows despondent enough to visit his mother, only to learn she's involved (in more ways than one) with Zek. Meanwhile, cross-cultural misunderstanding threatens Rom and Leeta's wedding. ♫ Love... soft as a Ferengi's lobes... ♫ [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]
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]
Gotham: Transference Season 2, Ep 22
While Gordon, Bruce and Lucius remain at Indian Hill, the city of Gotham will be met with a new threat as Hugo Strange's inmates devise a plan to escape and start their new lives. [Season finale]
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]
Gotham: A Legion of Horribles Season 2, Ep 21
Hugo Strange welcomes a familiar face to Gotham from the basement lab at Indian Hill. Meanwhile, Bruce discovers a friend is in danger and teams up with Gordon, Alfred and Lucius while uncovering more of his experiments.
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]
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]
Gotham: Azrael Season 2, Ep 19
Professor Strange is questioned by Gordon and Bruce, then sends a resurrected [redacted] to confront Gordon; Nygma tries to learn more about Strange.
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]
RuPaul's Drag Race: RuPaul Book Ball Season 8, Ep 8
EVERYONE LOVES PUPPETS in the mini challenge; for the maxi challenge, our five queens each create three runway looks to tell their life story. Bonus: a song-and-dance skit inspired by Strangers With Candy!
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]
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]
RuPaul's Drag Race: Shady Politics Season 8, Ep 7
Our six remaining queens get dirty in a political attack ad challenge. Vivica A. Fox is a guest judge. Two queens bring their Effie game with "And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going"--and then there were five.
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]
The Walking Dead: Season 6 (All Episodes) Books Included Season 6, Ep 0
We should have done this long ago: a book-included full season thread that readers of The Walking Dead comic can drop into for potentially spoilerrific digressions.
The Walking Dead: Last Day on Earth Season 6, Ep 16
To save one of their own, Rick's group must venture outside the walls. Their experience there will change their lives forever.
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]
Banshee: Season 4 (All Episodes) Season 4, Ep 0
A succession of people getting punched right in the goddamned face.
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]
RuPaul's Drag Race: RuCo's Empire Season 8, Ep 3
Our queens take on the Supreme Court for the mini-challenge, then split into teams for an Empire-themed acting challenge. The runway portion features the added difficulty of staying upright on roller skates. And... a familiar face rejoins the competition!
Love: The End of the Beginning Season 1, Ep 10
Troubles keep mounting for Gus as he gets to experience life in the writers' room. Meanwhile, a new crisis pushes Mickey to a breaking point.
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]
Gotham: This Ball of Mud and Meanness Season 2, Ep 14
Alfred and Selina help Bruce search for his parents' killer, Matches Malone; Gordon goes to Edward Nygma with Kristen Kringle's whereabouts; Hugo Strange continues working to reduce the Penguin's aggression.
Doctor Thorne: All Episodes Season 1, Ep 0
A television drama adaptation of the Anthony Trollope novel, scripted by Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey). Mary Thorne, pennyless and with undisclosed parentage, grows up under the guardianship of her uncle Doctor Thorne. She spends much of here formative years in the company of the Gresham family at Greshamsbury Park estate. As they close on the world of adult cares and responsibilities the past starts to impinge and the financial woes of the Gresham family threaten to tear relationships apart.
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]
RuPaul's Drag Race: Keeping it 100 Season 8, Ep 1
In the 100th episode of RuPaul's Drag Race, former season champions return for a photo shoot with the new crop of queens. The runway challenge hearkens back to iconic challenges of seasons past.
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]
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]
Love: Tested Season 1, Ep 3
Gus struggles with his student, Arya (Iris Apatow) and is faced with losing his job if she fails her test. Meanwhile, Mickey also has trouble with work and with her creepy boss Dr. Greg (Brett Gelman).
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]
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]
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.
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]
Top Chef: Where's the Beef? Season 13, Ep 8
The chefs get super soigné during the quickfire. For the elimination, 3 teams go head-to-head at a beefsteak banquet and make a lot of dick jokes.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Starship Down Rewatch Season 4, Ep 7
In the grand tradition of "Balance of Terror" (TOS), a submarine movie IN SPAAAAAACE, and some of the crew learn some pretty important lessons about life... and each other. [more inside]