Or, why the Hatchers love Captain Pike so much, in all his various incarnations in print and on the screen.
This is the one where all the Star Trek fans show up to yell at me, probably. But hear me out.
Even before Chris Pine gave us a hotheaded, womanizing Jim Kirk in the Star Trek reboot films, lots of people, including Star Trek fans, though of James Tiberius Kirk that …
The holodeck in the post-TOS Star Trek is an intriguing bit of future hi-tech, but it may have been used a bit too much as a storytelling device, and sometimes it was just plain annoying.
The Elseworlds (or ‘imaginary story’) concept is a tried and tested formula in comics, but it also exists in other media, although nobody calls it that. In particular, it has frequently appeared in (mainly American) serial television productions since the 1960s at least.
Dorothy Fontana, that is. Who deserves a lot more credit than she gets, and not just from Trekkies. Here’s a rundown.
Star Trek VII: Generations is probably nobody’s favorite, probably for a number of reasons. Here’s my take on how it could have been done better – and possibly making it one of the better loved cinematic installments of Star Trek.