Star Trek: TOS – S01E19, Tomorrow Is Yesterday

I know, I’m repeating myself (see the review of Balance of terror), but I must reinforce the concept here: the first season of the original series of Star Trek series is so full of ideas! Virtually every episode explores a new theme, opens a new avenue for new adventures… and with this episode, number nineteen, here … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E19, Tomorrow Is Yesterday

Star Trek: TOS – S01E14, Balance Of Terror

It’s exciting to watch Star Trek: The Original Series because at every episode there’s a new idea popping up that I’ve seen developed in later series like The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, and Voyager. And in this fourteenth episode nothing less than the Romulans are introduced! In Balance of Terror, the USS Enterprise goes to … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E14, Balance Of Terror

Star Trek: TOS – S01E13, The Conscience Of The King

And here we are with the first reference to Shakespeare within Star Trek, which is so important in basically all the incarnations of the brand. For example, think about that masterpiece of Star Trek VI: The undiscovered country and about the various occasions in The next generation in which we say Shakespearean interpretations by Data, … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E13, The Conscience Of The King

Star Trek: TOS – S01E10, The Corbomite Maneuver

This tenth episode, even though it was actually the third to be produced, goes at full speed into pure Star Trek territory. The corbomite maneuver is almost didactic in showing everything that defines the main idea of ​​Gene Roddenberry. Humanity has reached a point in which the only important thing is knowledge deriving from exploration. There’s … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E10, The Corbomite Maneuver