The Rewatch 194: Cost of Living

Series: Star Trek: TNG
Episode: 5.20 Cost of Living (3/30/1992)
Rating: 4/5
Redshirt Status: 0/1/35

Notable Guest Stars:
 Tony Joy (Minister Campio)-  Joy had been a voice actor for several animated shows including the 90s classic Hey Arnold.
Albie Selznick (Juggler) – 
He appeared on The Young and the Restless for two years, and also co-stared in Suddenly Susan.
Patrick Cronin (protocol Master Erko
)-  He appeared on several daytime soaps over the years, and had a reoccuring spot on Home Improvement.


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The Rewatch 171: Half a Life

Series: Star Trek: TNG
Episode: 4.22 Half a Life (05/06/1991)
Rating: 4/5
Redshirt Status: 0/1/34

Notable Guest Stars:
David Ogden Stiers (Timicin) Stiers has been in many television shows, but perhaps he is best remembered as Charles Winchester III from M*A*S*H.  He has also appeared as a Replicant on one of my favorite shows, Stargate Atlantis.

Michelle Forbes (Dara) Forbes was a star on Guiding Light, but more importantly she would return to TNG as a reoccurring character Ensign Ro Laren.

Terrence E. McNally (B’Tardat) McNally is no longer actively doing acting work, and now is known for his radio work hosting Free Forum .He also wrote and produced the film Earth Girls are Easy(1988).

Carel Struycken (Mr. Homn)  Lwaxana is once again accompanied by her valet, Homn, better known as Lurch from The Adams Family Films.

WARNING:  This episode involves discussion of euthanasia and ritual suicide.


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The Rewatch 149: Ménage a Troi

Series: Star Trek: TNG
Episode: 3.24 Menage a Troi
Rating: 5/5
Redshirt Status: 0/1/22.5

Notable Guest Stars:

Majel Barret (Lwaxana Troi) I don’t really think I need to note anything about Majel anymore.  She’s the First Lady of Trek.
Frank Corsentino
(Daimon Tog)- Corsentio’s last three roles (according to IMDB) were on Star Trek.  He has played Daimon Bok from an earlier episode and will later appear as Gegis on Voyager.
Ethan Phillips
(Farek) Speaking of Voyager, Ethan Phillips may be a guest star on this episode, but he will appear as a regular on Voyager as Neelix.
Carel Strucken
( Mr. Homm) I love Mr. Homm.


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The Rewatch 122: The Manhunt

Series: Star Trek:TNG
Episode: 2.19 The Manhunt (6-19-1989)
Rating:  4/5
Redshirt Status: 0/18.5/21.5

Notable Guest Stars:
Majel Barett – Lwaxana Troi. My favorite TV mom.
Carel Struychen –
Mr. Homm
Rod Arrants –
Rex.  He was a popular soap opera actor.
Mick Fleetwood
– Antedean Dignatory. I’m not sure which one was Mick Fleetwood though.  Neither have lines that are distingishable.
Robert O’Reilly –
Scarface.  Later to appear as Chancellor Gowron.


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The Rewatch 88: Haven

Series: Star Trek (The Animated Series)
Episode: 1.10 Haven (11-30-87)
Rating: 4/5
Redshirt Status: 0/1

Notable Guest Stars:
Majel Barrett – Lwaxana Troi. Majel Barrett was Christine Chapel and the original Number One on the original series. She would appear as part of the franchise till her death.
Robert Knepper – Wyatt Miller. He is most known for his role on the series Prison Break.
Nan Martin – Victoria Miller
Robert Ellenstien – Steven Miller. He appeared previously as the President of the Federation (maybe a Miller ancestor?)
Carel Struycken – Mr. Homn He would also be a reoccurring character on Star Trek. Also Lurch 2.0
Anna Katarina – Valenda Innis
Raye Birk: Wrenn. He is known from his role as Walt on Cheers
Armin Shimermann– The box. This was his first star Trek role, although it aired after The Last Outpost.


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