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World’s Worst Trekkie: Carlie Takes On “Mudd’s Women”

Ah, Harry Mudd, that old rascal I’ve heard so much about. I’ve seen a version of the man, of course–Rainn Wilson in Discovery–but not Classic Harry Mudd, not until now. I’ve got to admit, I wasn’t exactly expecting the hat. Or … Continue reading

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World’s Worst Trekkie: Carlie Takes On “The Enemy Within”

Considering how much I enjoyed “The Naked Time,” I was really looking forward to sitting down and watching “The Enemy Within.” So, we did, and . . . well . . . Boy. Talk about an episode you like in … Continue reading

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World’s Worst Trekkie: Carlie Takes On “The Naked Time”

Well, after four episodes of gloom and doom, we get to the episode of TOS where everyone just gets space drunk. I’m sure this says something deeply unflattering about me, but this is easily my favorite episode so far.

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World’s Worst Trekkie: Carlie Takes On “Where No Man Has Gone Before”

So, okay. After “The Man Trap” and “Charlie X”–an episode which was obviously supposed to air around Thanksgiving, a holiday that I’m kinda surprised to discover we still apparently celebrate in the future, albeit with synthetic meat loaf–we’re now circling … Continue reading

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World’s Worst Trekkie: Carlie Takes on “Charlie X”

. . . you know, I’m starting to think that nothing good ever happens to sole survivors in Star Trek. Like, where are my aspirational stories, man? Where are the happy endings for these castaways?

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The World’s Worst Trekkie: Carlie Takes On “The Man Trap”

Sometimes, television makes no goddamn sense. Case in point: Gene Roddenberry created Star Trek. As we discussed last week, the pilot episode (“The Cage”) was soundly rejected by the studios, so Roddenberry and co. created a new pilot: “Where No Man Has … Continue reading

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The World’s Worst Trekkie: Carlie Takes on “The Cage”

So, I have long since thought of myself as the World’s Worst Trekkie. Star Trek has been a part of my life since I was about five years old, when I reluctantly watched some episode or another of TNG with … Continue reading

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