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SIX OF THE BEST… things The Orville did better than Star Trek: Discovery

I really wanted to like Star Trek: Discovery, but CBS and Paramount are making it really hard. Meanwhile, The Orville is fun, funny, and hopeful. It’s much better than Discovery. Here’s why.

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SIX OF THE WORST… things about Toys

When I was a teenager, I really liked the Robin Williams film Toys. But when I watched it with my wife and daughter earlier this year, it was surprising just how much of it didn’t hold up in any way whatsoever.

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SIX OF THE BEST… TNG episodes, part 2

Almost ready to wrap up the 30th anniversary celebration of Star Trek: the Next Generation. Just one more post tomorrow, on the 30th anniversary of the pilot episode. Meanwhile, here’s the rest of my top-12 list.

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SIX OF THE BEST… TNG episodes, part 1

You can’t do a 30th-anniversary celebration of any TV show, let alone Star Trek:TNG, without a best episodes list. So here’s the first part of mine.

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SIX OF THE BEST… recurring characters on TNG

Personally, I liked Ensign Ro the best, but that doesn’t mean she was the best recurring character. Here are six of the best of them.

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SIX OF THE WORST… TNG misfires

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Star Trek: the Next Generation, I’m reviving some of my 25th-anniversary columns and reworking them a little. Here’s the first, and it’s about mistakes.

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SIX OF THE BEST… reasons not to watch The Defenders

I really wanted to like The Defenders. At least, I wanted to like it more than I actually did. This column contains spoilers.

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