Star Trek “What Are Little Girls Made Of?” (1966.10.20) – In Review

Star Trek premiered in 1966, and today marks the 50th anniversary of the airing of “What Are Little Girls Made Of?”.  Captain Kirk escorts Nurse Chapel to an alien planet to reunite with old love Roger Corby, but things take a bad turn when they discover Corby has been keeping a secret during his long absence with the technology to create perfect android duplicates of human beings.  Capes (Optional) will revisit each episode of Star Trek on the anniversary of its original release with a review and trivia.  Join us for the ride. <continue reading>.

Star Trek “Mudd’s Women” (1966.10.13) – In Review

Star Trek premiered in 1966, and today marks the 50th anniversary of the airing of “Mudd’s Women”.  Captain Kirk and his crew must deal with the roguish Harcourt Fenton Mudd and his trio of irresistible ladies, while the Enterprise gradually loses power.  Capes (Optional) will revisit each episode of Star Trek on the anniversary of its original release with a review and trivia.  Join us for the ride. <continue reading>

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. “Emancipation” (2016.05.10) – In Review

“Emancipation” features the backdrop of events unfolding in Captain America: Civil War, while also moving plot threads for the third season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. forward. The Sokovia Accords, named in respect to the victims of the Ultron attack in Avengers: Age of Ultron, is meant to establish a U.N. panel to oversee superhumans. That underlies the episode itself, and tints certain character dynamics along the way. <continue reading>

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. “Failed Experiments” (2016.05.03) – In Review

“Failed Experiments” is an apt title for this episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., as it features experiments of a scientific nature undertaken by more than one party, each not going in the direction the researchers would prefer. Mind you, there’s a good deal of action along the way, and an appearance by space faring aliens already familiar to the series and to comics fans. <continue reading>

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. “The Singularity” (2016.04.26) – In Review

“The Singularity” picks up where things left off for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., with the base heavily damaged by an earthquake triggered by one of their own, who’s now in the sway of the Big Bad of the season. It also starts pressing the series towards the end of the season by leaving the viewer with the impression that we’ve passed the point of no return. It also brings in a guest actor for a stint, a welcome character actor who’s one of those people who can make reading the telephone book interesting (they still have telephone books, right?). <continue reading>

Star Trek “The Enemy Within” (1966.10.06) – In Review

It has been 50 years since Star Trek premiered and today marks the anniversary of the airing of the fifth episode. Captain Kirk is forced to face his inner demons directly in “The Enemy Within” when a transporter malfunction separates him a ‘good’ half and a ‘bad’ half.  Every week Capes (Optional) will revisit each episode on the anniversary of its original release with a review and trivia, and we want you to join us for the ride. <continue reading>

Star Trek “The Naked Time” (1966.09.29) – In Review

It has been 50 years since Star Trek premiered and today marks the anniversary of the airing of the fourth episode. “The Naked Now” features an anemy never dealt with by the crew of the Enterprise before.  The must deal with a pathogen which pits the members of the crew against each other.  Every week Capes (Optional) will revisit each episode on the anniversary of its original release with a review and trivia, and want you to join us for the ride. <continue reading>

Star Trek “Where No Man Has Gone Before” (1966.09.22) – In Review

It has been 50 years since Star Trek premiered. Today marks the anniversary of the airing of the third episode, which was also meant to be the pilot for the series “Where No Man Has Gone Before”.  This time the ominous foe was once a good friend of Captain Kirk’s who has gained almost limitless powers while exploring the galaxy.  Every week Capes (Optional) will revisit each episode on the anniversary of its original release with a review and trivia, and want you to join us for the ride. <continue reading>

Star Trek “Charlie X” (1966.09.15) – In Review

Star Trek premiered 50 years ago, and today marks the anniversary of the airing of the second episode, “Charlie X” and, once again, the crew of the Enterprise face off against an ominous foe in the guise of a 17-year-old boy with unimaginable powers.  Join Capes (Optional) each week as we revisit each episode on the anniversary of its original release with a review and trivia. <continue reading>