Star Trek: The Next Generation: Encounter at Farpoint Rewatch Season 1, Ep 1
Captain Jean-Luc Picard takes command of the U.S.S. Enterprise-D on her first mission. Consequently—as so often happens with Starfleet captains—he meets a god. (Series premiere) [more inside]
Mixed-ish: Becoming Bow Season 1, Ep 1
A young Rainbow Johnson recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the '80s, and the dilemmas they face staying true to themselves after moving from a hippie commune to the suburbs. (black-ish spin-off, ABC US broadcast) [more inside]
Grown-ish: Late Registration Season 1, Ep 1
Zoey Johnson is going to college! Can she and her new friends navigate family expectations, drunken parties, the lure of Adderall addiction, and, for some inexplicable reason, midnight classes as they make the transition to adulthood? Can series creator Kenya Barris pull off a spinoff of his hit series black-ish? Can this show appeal to actual young people, as opposed to middle-aged losers (ie me) who are nostalgic for A Different World and Undeclared? With this episode, we start to find out. [more inside]
The Originals: Gather Up The Killers First Watch Season 4, Ep 1
A time jump finds Hayley still in hiding, Marcel finding that 'Heavy is the head that wears the crown' and a mysterious occult / witch-magic threat looming in New Orleans. [more inside]
The summer after their high school graduation, teenage buddies Jesse, Hector and Marisol goof around with their new GoPro camera. It might not be the best idea, however, to use it to spy on the rumored bruja who lives in the apartment downstairs.
The Sarah Jane Adventures: Invasion of the Bane Rewatch Season 1, Ep 1
Bubble Shock is a new drink that is taking the world by storm. It's strangely addictive and everyone's drinking it. Sarah Jane is so fascinated by the phenomenon that she is almost oblivious to the arrival of her new neighbour, 13-year-old Maria Jackson, a young girl starting a new life with her father.