The Great Star Trek Enterprise Rewatch: A Night in Sickbay

Captain Archer is in for a tough night. Not only has he offended the Kreetassans again, but Porthos has picked up a pathogen during the visit to their home planet. Whilst Doctor Phlox tries everything he can to save Porthos, Archer spends a restless night with his dog in sickbay. Continue reading


Will Star Trek Discovery Be Any Good?

In around a month’s time, fans will be sitting down to watch the latest entry in the Star Trek franchise – Star Trek Discovery. For a while now we’ve been teased with trailers and character information, all designed to whet our appetite for the main event. I’ve been dipping in and out of the news, but regular readers of this blog will be unsurprised to learn that I’ve been on the fence about the whole thing. I love Star Trek, but dare I get my hopes up? Continue reading

The Great Star Trek Enterprise Rewatch: Carbon Creek

Everyone knows that humanity’s first contact with the Vulcans took place in Montana in 2063. But over dinner with Trip and Archer, T’Pol tells them that in 1957, her great-grandmother and two other Vulcans crash-landed near the town of Carbon Creek, Pennsylvania. T’Pol explains how the three Vulcans interacted with the natives of this mining town, all the while searching for a way home. Continue reading

The Great Star Trek Enterprise Rewatch: Shockwave I+II

When a plasma discharge destroys a colony of 3500 people, it seems as if Enterprise’s shuttlepod is the likeliest culprit. On the advice of the Vulcan High Command, Starfleet plans to cancel Enterprise’s mission and recall the ship. Should Archer give up and return to Earth with his tail between his legs, or can the crew of Enterprise discover who was really responsible for the accident? Continue reading