A lot of episodes of Star Trek were pretty progressive for their time (some are even progressive for this time). This episode ain’t one of them.
Now we’re moving on to “The Naked Time,” which immediately makes me think of this:
Welcome back! This time around I’m looking at “Where No Man Has Gone Before,” which is the second episode in a row with the “dude with psychic powers fucks shit up” theme.
Welcome back to the recaps! This week, I’m looking at “Charlie X,” which does a very good job of why we shouldn’t give superpowers to children.
Welcome back to the land of Star Trek recaps! This week, I’ll be taking a look at the second aired episode, “The Man Trap.”
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I may have mentioned once or twice that Star Trek was a pretty huge part of my childhood. A large part of our family time when I was a kid was spent watching the various series that were one when I was a kid (The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, and Voyager), and my mom used to watch the original series when she was a kid.
I do have to admit, however, that I actually haven’t watched very much of the original series, and it’s actually been quite a long time since I’ve watched any of the others. That (along with listening to the podcast Women At Warp which you should all be listening to because it’s amazing) has spurred me towards this little project.
Once a week, for the foreseeable future, I will be recapping one episode of Star Trek, beginning with the original series, and going straight through to Enterprise. I will be including the animated series, and I may cover the movies (I’m undecided on this point).
To that end, I will start with the TOS unaired pilot episode, “The Cage.”