Star Trek: The Next Generation: Contagion Rewatch Season 2, Ep 11
Picard is baffled when the sister ship of the Enterprise explodes after its survey of the planet Iconia. Riker is baffled when Picard decides to repeat its every step prior to exploding. [more inside]
Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Naked Now Rewatch Season 1, Ep 2
(from MA) The crew of the Enterprise is subjected to an exotic illness - a sweaty pandemic, if you will - that drives them to unusual manic behavior, akin to a type of alcoholic intoxication. Based directly on TOS’ The Naked Time (MA). [more inside]
One of Soderbergh's best: As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself. [more inside]
The Knick: The Busy Flea Season 1, Ep 3
Doc Edwards loses a patient and his composure. Thackery uses cocaine and is inspired by an insipid Southern accent. Barrows lies, cheats, and steals. A contagion is brewing.