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dp-odoOdo has a splitting headache

Star Trek DS9: Dramatis Personae
Season 1, Episode 18
Lower Decks TNL Rating: 1 Dreadful
Running Time 2:22

Crew of the Relativity

  • Lt Matthias
  • Jr Engineer Colin
  • Jr Science Officer Renee
  • Jr Helmsman Steve

Join the lower decks crew of the USS Relativity in the 31st century as they travel back in time to review previous missions of great Starfleet ships. Have a wonderful April 1st!

Episode Info

A telepathic infections splits the crew of DS9 into two factions fighting against each other.

 

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06 lower decks pokerWe love good cinematography, and this episode had some great shots! We forgot to discuss that during the review.

Star Trek TNG: Lower Decks
Season 7, Episode 15
TNL Rating: 8 Dazzling
Running Time 1:35

Crew of the Relativity

  • Captain Chris Sixx, a Trill
  • Science Officer Keri, possibly a Q
  • Engineering Officer Mike, a photonic engineer
  • Hologram Ben, a photonic person who interferes

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Episode Info

This episode focuses on four Ensigns who are bucking for promotion, and in the end we get some great character development for the crew members and an understanding of how it feels to be on the “lower decks.”

Episode Pictures (click for hi-res):

 

The tiered marble game in Ten Forward.

The tiered marble game in Ten Forward.

Ben plus Taurik and Lavelle.

Ben plus Taurik and Lavelle.

Lavelle having a horrendously hilarious awkward talk with Riker.

Lavelle having a horrendously hilarious awkward talk with Riker.

Taurik scoring shuttle Curie to simulate battle damage.

Taurik scoring shuttle Curie to simulate battle damage.

Ogawa is brought into the secret. They have Cardassian who's been spying on behalf of the Federation.

Ogawa is brought into the secret. They have Cardassian who’s been spying on behalf of the Federation.

Sito is given and education by Worf, in classic Worf style.

Sito is given and education by Worf, in classic Worf style.

Sito and Worf say goodbye.

Sito and Worf say goodbye.

 

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08 irish wakeSpoiler: There’s a funeral in this episode.

Star Trek DS9: The Sound of Her Voice
Season 6, Episode 25
TNL Rating: 8 Dazzling
Running Time 1:13

Crew of the Relativity

  • Captain Chris Sixx, a Trill
  • Science Officer Keri, possibly a Q
  • Engineering Officer Mike, a photonic engineer
  • Hologram Ben, a photonic person who interferes

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Episode Info

The Defiant responds to a distress call. A singular officer can only communicate via voice transmission while the Defiant races to here. Meanwhile, Quark tries to pull off the heist of the century and while trying to keep Odo occupied.

Episode Pictures (click for hi-res):

Here's the dog on a record label that we were talking about.

Here’s the dog on a record label that we were talking about.

Quark insists that Morn is stable on his bar stool.

Quark insists that Morn is stable on his bar stool.

The necklace Odo replicated for Kira.

The necklace Odo replicated for Kira.

Here's a good look at the bunks in the Defiant.

Here’s a good look at the bunks in the Defiant.

Kira and Odo all dressed up, ready to visit 1920's Paris.

Kira and Odo all dressed up, ready to visit 1920’s Paris.

Due to an energy barrier, the crew has to take a shuttle down.

Due to an energy barrier, the crew has to take a shuttle down.

The rain and cave sets were really good in this episode. It's nice, because it's not often you see rain used on a set in Star Trek.

The rain and cave sets were really good in this episode. It’s nice, because it’s not often you see rain used on a set in Star Trek.

She's dead Jim.

She’s dead Jim.

 

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The Listening Post

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03 the milkey wayThis is an artist’s rendering of the Milky Way galaxy. Well, the Milky Way in reverse. Yes, seriously. These guys had no idea what our galaxy looks like. Even as a child WHEN THIS EPISODE FIRST AIRED, I could tell that it was a bad representation. Granted, I had astronomy books. But still, I was around 4 or 5 years old!

Star Trek TAS: The Counter-Clock Incident
Season 2, Episode 6
TNL Rating: 2 Tedious
Running Time 1:27

Crew of the Relativity

  • Captain Chris Sixx, a Trill
  • Science Officer Keri, possibly a Q
  • Engineering Officer Mike, a photonic engineer
  • Hologram Ben, a photonic person who interferes
  • Pilot Bill, a human from the Star Trek animated universe

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Episode Info

Captain Kirk finds a woman who speaks backwards. The backwards woman is hurtling towards a supernova, and he must save her! They latch a tractor beam onto the ship, which is going over warp 30, and it predictably drags the Enterprise with it. This time – into another universe! What’s in store for Kirk and crew? Only time will tell.

Episode Pictures (click for hi-res):

Commodore Robert April and his wife Sarah board the Enterprise.

Commodore Robert April and his wife Sarah board the Enterprise.

The alien vessel is surprisingly asymmetrical and cool-looking.

The alien vessel is surprisingly asymmetrical and cool-looking.

The iconic picture of this episode - the crew as babies.

The iconic picture of this episode – the crew as babies.

Young Robert & Sarah - just about to hit that magic kissing moment. And also just about to give up on youth. Really? Did they really just give up on youth? Give me a break!

Young Robert & Sarah – just about to hit that magic kissing moment. It looks like Sarah is in pain! Anyway, they are also just about to give up on youth. Really? Did they really just give up on youth? Give me a break!

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03 the binding ceremonyThe Teresian’s binding ceremony. Taymon will be lead away to be murdered by having the nucleus of all his cells removed.

Star Trek VOY: Favorite Son
Season 3, Episode 20
TNL Rating: 2 Tedious
Running Time 2:20 – At the end, we talk about the new Star Trek series.

Crew of the Relativity

  • Captain Chris Sixx, a Trill
  • Science Officer Keri, possibly a Q
  • Engineering Officer Mike, a photonic engineer
  • Hologram Ben, a photonic person who interferes

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Episode Info

Okay, by now Captain Janeway should be suspicious any time a woman takes an interest in Harry, let alone a planet of women.

Episode Pictures (click for hi-res):

Torres burned in the face!

Torres burned in the face!

When the girls love Harry Kim, you know something's wrong.

When the girls love Harry Kim, you know something’s wrong.

Harry tries a little role-reversal on the women.

Harry tries a little role-reversal on the women.

Harry's new friend, Taymon, has become a mummy.

Harry’s new friend, Taymon, has become a mummy.

 

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00 master of fire

Dukat. Emissary to the Pah Wraiths.

Star Trek DS9: What You Leave Behind
Season 7, Episode 25
TNL Rating: 8 Dazzling
TNL Arc Rating: 9 Inspirational
Running Time 2:42

Crew of the Relativity

  • Captain Chris Sixx, a Trill
  • Science Officer Keri, possibly a Q
  • Engineering Officer Mike, a photonic engineer
  • Hologram Ben, a photonic person who interferes

Join the crew of the USS Relativity in the 31st century as they travel back in time to review previous missions of great Starfleet ships. After reviewing each episode, the crew also tries earning a quatload of quatloos by answering historical trivia.

Episode Info

It’s the end of Deep Space 9. Wow.

Episode Pictures (click for hi-res):

“Please don’t touch that… This isn’t a toy. It’s a model.”

“Just relax for a moment. You’re free of the carbonite.”

A quickly painted Fire Cave.

A quickly painted Fire Cave.

The Founder blames Broca for the Cardassian uprising.

The Founder blames Broca for the Cardassian uprising.

Skype on the Defiant

Skype on the Defiant

The combined Federation, Klingon, and Romulan fleet.

The combined Federation, Klingon, and Romulan fleet.

The Cardassians turn on the Dominion. Here they fire at a Dominion ship that was chasing the Defiant.

The Cardassians turn on the Dominion. Here they fire at a Dominion ship that was chasing the Defiant.

Broca is taken away to be executed - the start of the elimination of all Cardassians.

Broca is taken away to be executed – the start of the elimination of all Cardassians.

Kai Winn uses the Kosst Amojan to ignite the Fire Cave.

Kai Winn uses the Kosst Amojan to ignite the Fire Cave.

Kai Winn and Dukat are turned on by the light of a fireplace... er, Fire Cave.

Kai Winn and Dukat are turned on by the light of a fireplace… er, Fire Cave.

The Dominion Defense is strong indeed.

The Dominion Defense is strong indeed.

Damar is shot by the Jem'Hadar, and dies shortly thereafter.

Damar is shot by the Jem’Hadar, and dies shortly thereafter.

Kai Winn feels that Dukat is an appropriate sacrifice to gain power from the Pah Wraiths.

Kai Winn feels that Dukat is an appropriate sacrifice to gain power from the Pah Wraiths.

Cardassia has been liberated, but at a terrible price.

Cardassia has been liberated, but at a terrible price.

The leaders of the war have finally made it to Cardassian soil. But the humans don't feel entirely victorious.

The leaders of the war have finally made it to Cardassian soil. But the humans don’t feel entirely victorious.

The Dominion signs the peace treaty.

The Dominion signs the peace treaty.

Vic sings

Vic sings “The Way You Look Tonight” to a room full of people without prosthetic make-up.

Kai Winn is shocked to be shoved aside as Dukat is the true Pah Wraith Emissary. She turns on him, telling Sisko that the Kosst Amojan is the key. She pays the ultimate price.

Kai Winn is shocked to be shoved aside as Dukat is the true Pah Wraith Emissary. She turns on him, telling Sisko that the Kosst Amojan is the key. She pays the ultimate price.

Sisko tackles Dukat, and they both fall into the fire. The Kosst Amojan - the key to Pah Wraith prison - burns, Dukat disappears, and Sisko also disappears.

Sisko tackles Dukat, and they both fall into the fire. The Kosst Amojan – the key to Pah Wraith prison – burns, Dukat disappears, and Sisko also disappears.

As a half-Prophet, Sisko is brought to live in the wormhole. Sisko briefly gives Sarah a vision, where he says he won't be coming back any time soon.

As a half-Prophet, Sisko is brought to live in the wormhole. Sisko briefly gives Sarah a vision, where he says he won’t be coming back any time soon.

Odo puts on his best suit for Kira.

Odo puts on his best suit for Kira.

We say goodbye to a fabulous character as he saves his people.

We say goodbye to a fabulous character as he saves his people.

We back away from Kira and Jake in the window, and from DS9. Eventually DS9 disappears as we say goodbye to the space station that has been a part of our lives for seven years.

We back away from Kira and Jake in the window, and from DS9. Eventually DS9 disappears as we say goodbye to the space station that has been a part of our lives for seven years.

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00 clean basementGarrak has to clean the basement, and he’s ecstatic! Ahh, the joys of being in the resistance!

Star Trek DS9: The Dogs of War
Season 7, Episode 24
TNL Rating: 7 Exceptional
Running Time 1:36

Crew of the Relativity

  • Captain Chris Sixx, a Trill
  • Science Officer Keri, possibly a Q
  • Engineering Officer Mike, a photonic engineer
  • Hologram Ben, a photonic person who interferes

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Episode Info

The rebel faction of Cardassians are betrayed and set back. The Cardassians believe they have killed Damar. Quark becomes Nagus – or does he? Julian and Ezri share uncomfortable time and comfortable time together. The generals plan for a massive assault, and Benjamin gets some good news.

Episode Pictures (click for hi-res):

The rebel leaders transport to a high ledge, even through they were expecting a good reception. What? That doesn't make sense!

The rebel leaders transport to a high ledge, even through they were expecting a good reception. What? That doesn’t make sense!

Word around Ferenginar is that Quark will be the next Nagus. Thus, Brunt is literally kissing up to Quark.

Word around Ferenginar is that Quark will be the next Nagus. Thus, Brunt is literally kissing up to Quark.

The Cardassians have a great PA system. Here, Weyoun is telling them how Damar has been killed.

The Cardassians have a great PA system. Here, Weyoun is telling them how Damar has been killed.

Freedom fighters strike a military outpost, and Cardassians are blasted into the air.

Freedom fighters strike a military outpost, and Cardassians are blasted into the air.

Upon seeing this, Worf decides to send the lift back down.

Upon seeing this, Worf decides to send the lift back down.

Outraged that Rom's the new Nagus and not him, Quark makes a speech to the assembled Ferengi on how his bar will remain a bastion of conservative Feringinar values.

Outraged that Rom’s the new Nagus and not him, Quark makes a speech to the assembled Ferengi on how his bar will remain a bastion of conservative Feringinar values.

The Generals get together in a standing meeting to plan the next huge offensive. Strangely, this is the last time we see Velal, the Romulan.

The Generals get together in a standing meeting to plan the next huge offensive. Strangely, this is the last time we see Velal, the Romulan.

Benjamin and Kasidy are going to have a baby!

Benjamin and Kasidy are going to have a baby!

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