ReDiscovering Star Trek : TOS S01E08 : Charlie X

(These are in airdate order, not production order.) Wiki description: While traveling aboard the Enterprise, a dangerous young man named Charlie Evans terrorizes the crew with his unusual mental powers   Notes while watching: Never really liked Kirk’s green wrap myself Crew of 428 on the Enterprise 2 episodes in a row where Yeoman Rand gets stalked or …

Discovering Star Trek : DSC S01E05 : Choose Your Pain

Wikipedia description: Captain Lorca is shown to have commanded multiple operations using the Black Alert – mycelium network to attack Klingon raids. His superior officer reveals that the Klingons have identified the Discovery’s spore drive as Starfleet’s secret weapon. On a transfer vessel from the HQ to Discovery, Lorca is abducted by Klingons. Discovery under …

Discovering Star Trek: DSC S01E03 : Context is for Kings

Wikipedia description: Six months into her sentence, Burnham is on an unexpected prison transfer when an emergency forces her shuttle to be rescued by the USS Discovery. Spending several days on the ship, Burnham is ordered by its captain, the mysterious Gabriel Lorca, to assist with a scientific assignment. Burnham overhears Lieutenant Paul Stamets, an …