06-sudden-deathAborted clones!

Star Trek TNG: Up the Long Ladder
Season 2, Episode 18
TNL Rating: 4 Tolerable
Running Time 1:18

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

Picard encounters ornery, luddite Irish folk and clones. Fun ensues.

Episode Pictures (click for hi-res):

Klingon Tea Ceremony

Klingon Tea Ceremony

The Bringloidi and their hay.

The Bringloidi and their hay.

Sometimes you just have to bow to the absurdity.

Sometimes you just have to bow to the absurdity.

Really, Star Trek? Did you have to go there?

Really, Star Trek? Did you have to go there?

Pod people clones.

Pod people clones.

An agreement of convenience.

An agreement of convenience.

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07-shields-upThe aliens are adapting!

Star Trek ENT: Regeneration
Season 2, Episode 23
TNL Rating: 6 Solid
Running Time 1:15

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  • 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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Deep in the arctic, Starfleet investigates unusual readings. There they find an assimilating monster!

Episode Pictures (click for hi-res):

Starfleet's arctic base. Jeez, with that giant piece of metal jutting out, it's surprising that it took Starfleet 100 years to find it.

Starfleet’s arctic base. Jeez, with that giant piece of metal jutting out, it’s surprising that it took Starfleet 100 years to find it.

Borg nanotech is rebuilding organic cells.

Borg nanotech is rebuilding organic cells.

Starfleet Academy or HQ? I'm not sure.

Starfleet Academy or HQ? I’m not sure.

The crew of the Enterprise use their Microsoft Surface Table (TM). Actually, is this technology following Star Trek again?

The crew of the Enterprise use their Microsoft Surface Table (TM).
Actually, is this technology following Star Trek again?

The borg vessel was attempting to assimilate the transport, but the Enterprise attacks!

The borg vessel was attempting to assimilate the transport, but the Enterprise attacks!

Zephram Cochrane's speech.

Zephram Cochrane’s speech.

The clever borg now have an advantage over the episode.

The clever borg now have an advantage over the episode.

John Billingsley's wife, Bonita Friedericy, was one of the scientists who were borged and subsequently killed. Awsome! As long as they are good actors, we love this sort of thing!

John Billingsley’s wife, Bonita Friedericy, was one of the scientists who were borged and subsequently killed. Awsome! As long as they are good actors, we love this sort of thing!

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The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven!

Star Trek: Insurrection
Star Trek Movie #9, TNG Movie #3
TNL Rating: 7 Exceptional
Running Time 2:53

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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While on a separate mission, Data runs amok, and compromises that mission. The Enterprise is called in, and Picard decides to investigate. What he finds echos the mistakes of the past that have been made over and over.

Episode Pictures (click for hi-res):

The Ba'ku village through the duck blind. What a great set!

The Ba’ku village through the duck blind. What a great set!

 

One of his pursuers with his cloaking suit ripped open. Data threw him down on the ground so hard his suit ripped! Conveniently, his gun is readily available.

One of his pursuers with his cloaking suit ripped open. Data threw him down on the ground so hard his suit ripped! Conveniently, his gun is readily available.

Apparently karaoke hasn't advanced much over the past few centuries.

Apparently karaoke hasn’t advanced much over the past few centuries.

I kiss you, and you say "yuck"?

I kiss you, and you say “yuck”?

A cute scene.

A cute scene.

The inside of the giant holoship.

The inside of the giant holoship.

Attack on the Ba'ku village!

Attack on the Ba’ku village!

Beverly Crusher absolutely knows how to use a weapon. Awesome!

Beverly Crusher absolutely knows how to use a weapon. Awesome!

Worf's phaser rifle jams, but with Worf, it's still a weapon.

Worf’s phaser rifle jams, but with Worf, it’s still a weapon.

Riker's joystick moment. Somehow, this is supposed to appeal to children.

Riker’s joystick moment. Somehow, this is supposed to appeal to children.

Picard gains mutant powers.

Picard gains mutant powers.

First we must eliminate the excess derma... So! Then the flaccid tissues under the eyes... And now the forehead... Zip! I lift the wrinkles and worry lines right up into the wi-- Into the hairline...

First we must eliminate the excess derma… So! Then the flaccid tissues under the eyes… And now the forehead… Zip! I lift the wrinkles and worry lines right up into the wi– Into the hairline…

Check out Patrick Stewart's arm. He was buff!

Check out Patrick Stewart’s arm. He was buff!

Gallatin: He wouldn't.  Worf: Yes, he would.

Gallatin: He wouldn’t.
Worf: Yes, he would.

Data playing. Aww, isn't that so cute! It was put in the movie for the kids, just like Jar Jar Binks.

Data playing. Aww, isn’t that so cute! It was put in the movie for the kids, just like Jar Jar Binks.

The Enterprise librarian shh-ing Troi and Riker. Yes, there was a reason this scene was cut.

The Enterprise librarian shh-ing Troi and Riker. Yes, there was a reason this scene was cut.

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10 starbase is on a tidally locked moon

Starbase 11. What a great picture, and it even includes Starfleet personnel walking down the street.

Star Trek TOS: Court Martial
Season 1, Episode 14
TNL Rating: 5 Average
Running Time 1:40

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
  • Special call-in appearance by Jane, our ship’s lawyer for some professional analysis of Starfleet courtroom procedure.

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Episode Info

Starfleet accuses Kirk of negligence in command, as even the computer shows that he killed someone by making a mistake (even though it was bound to happen eventually, ergonomically speaking).

For a good view of the original compared the remastered versions, check out this article at TrekMovie.com.

Episode Pictures (click for hi-res):

 

01 damage

Here, we clearly see where the pod was ejected from.

02 matte painting

The HD remaster SFX group was absolutely on top form in this episode. On the Starbase, you can seep offices and people in the windows. It was a nice touch of them to keep the original painting and simply add to it.

03 Star Ship Status - 10 ships

Commodore Stone’s starship status chart. This shows how important set design can be. To the viewer, these small touches can really make a world seem “lived in” and more real, even if the original show didn’t have the resources to show another starship in orbit.

04 kirk signing paper

Kirk reading papers and signing them with a surprisingly long pen.

The infamous "space baby" or "baby sailor moon" dress.

The infamous “space baby” or “baby sailor moon” dress.

Another superb shot added into the HD upgrade. If you look carefully, not only are there people in the windows, but there are two people in space suits moving a temporary cover to the hole left by the pod ejection.

Another superb shot added into the HD remaster. If you look carefully, not only are there people in the windows, but there are two people in space suits moving a temporary cover to the hole left by the pod ejection.

Look carefully on the left on the bar, and you'll see the sign for the "Starbase Club." Also, behind Kirk, you can see someone stubbing out their cigarette. Overall, the Club set was really well done.

Look carefully on the left on the bar, and you’ll see the sign for the “Starbase Club.” Also, behind Kirk, you can see someone stubbing out their cigarette. Overall, the Club set was really well done.

The infamous Star Trek food cubes.

The infamous Star Trek food cubes.

The dress of no return. Keri described it as "tragically retro."

The dress of no return. Keri described it as “tragically retro.”

Notice the forest on top of Lt. Shaw's drink.

Notice the forest on top of Lt. Shaw’s drink.

We liked this costume with the exception of the pocket protector on Samuel T. Cogley's tummy.

We liked this costume with the exception of the pocket protector on Samuel T. Cogley’s tummy.

A diverse set of Captain Kirk's peers indeed! Well done 1st season TOS!

A diverse set of Captain Kirk’s peers indeed! Well done 1st season TOS!

14 jettison pod

Let’s place the Jettison Pod button so Kirk could easily just LEAN on his chair and eject it!

Spock winning chess against the computer. An impossibility!

Spock winning chess against the computer. An impossibility!

 

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07 scarecrowA Q scare crow? Why do they have a scarecrow? Could some other aliens be harassing the Q?

Star Trek VOY: Death Wish
Season 2, Episode 18
TNL Rating: 9 Inspirational
Running Time 1:19

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 crew of the Voyager accidentally liberates a Q who had been imprisoned in an comet floating in interstellar space. He was imprisoned there by the Q because he wanted to commit suicide. Q shows up demanding that Q get back in his prison, however Q requests asylum. Now it’s up to Janeway to decide the future of the Q Continuum.

Episode Pictures (click for hi-res):

Voyager is attacked by protons!

Voyager is attacked by protons!

Q and Colonel Thaddeus "Old Iron Boots" Riker who commanded the 102nd New York Infantry during Sherman's march to Atlanta. He was wounded in Georgia, and was rescued by Q.

Q and Colonel Thaddeus “Old Iron Boots” Riker who commanded the 102nd New York Infantry during Sherman’s march to Atlanta. He was wounded in Georgia, and was rescued by Q.

Riker, Janeway, and a picture of Riker's ancestor in the US Civil War

Riker, Janeway, and a picture of Riker’s ancestor in the US Civil War

Maury Ginsberg, Isaac Newton, and William Riker

Maury Ginsberg, Isaac Newton, and William Riker

Double Q facepalm

Double Q facepalm

Q puts Q on the stand

Q puts Q on the stand

 

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00 uncomfortable obrien

Miles is highly uncomfortable, but his wife Keiko (holding his arm) doesn’t understand why!

Star Trek TNG: Rascals
Season 6, Episode 7
TNL Rating: 5 Average
Running Time: 1:18

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

Picard, Ro, Keiko, and Guinan, an inexplicable group of people are turned into children by a space anomaly; Ferengi take over the Enterprise. What happened next? Find out and listen to the episode!

Episode Pictures (click for hi-res):

The shuttle encounters an anomalous energy field.

The shuttle encounters an anomalous energy field.

The energy penetrates the shuttle. This is an easy special effect, but very effective.

The energy penetrates the shuttle. This is an easy special effect, but very effective.

Keiko, Picard, Guinan, and Ro as kids.

Keiko, Picard, Guinan, and Ro as kids.

The tritanium alloy of the shuttle was separated into its separate components. It's a good thing that didn't happen to the crew!

The tritanium alloy of the shuttle was separated into its separate components. It’s a good thing that didn’t happen to the crew!

Berik, DaiMon Lurin, and Morta take over the Enterprise. Really!?!

Berik, DaiMon Lurin, and Morta take over the Enterprise. Really!?!

Mike had to send this image of the map showing the service conduit map on the kids' computer.

Mike had to send this image of the map showing the service conduit map on the kids’ computer.

Happy foam Klingon letters on the kids' education room.

Happy foam Klingon letters on the kids’ education room.

Number One Dad!

Number One Dad!

 

 

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