The Rewatch 151: The Best of Both Words ( 1 and 2)

Series: Star Trek: TNG
Episode: 3.26 The Best of Both Words 1 (6/18/1990) 4.01 The Best of Both Worlds 2 (9/24/1990 )
Rating: 5/5
Redshirt Status: 11/11.5/33 (season 3) 0/0/33 (season 4)

Notable Guest Stars:

Elizabeth Dennehy (Lt. Commander Shelby) She appeared on several TV shows, including the soap opera Guiding Light. She is also the daughter of Brian Dennehy.
George Murdock (Admiral Hanson).
He appeared previously in Star Trek V as ‘God’.

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The Rewatch 150: Transfigurations

Series: Star Trek: TNG
Episode: 3.25 Transfigurations (6/17/1990)
Rating: 5/5
Redshirt Status: 0/.5/22

Notable Guest Stars:

Mark LaMura (John Doe)- He has a wide array of credits, including television and stage.  He had a long term stay on All of my Children.
Julie Warner (Christy Henshaw)-
She appeared in Tommy Boy, Puppet Masters, and Indian Summer which I might need to watch because the cast sounds amazing.  She also appeared as this character earlier in the season.
Charlies Dennis (Sunad
)-  Dennis is a writer and actor, having started his career as an 8 year old.  He even tried his hand as a film critic before moving onto TV, film and video games himself.

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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 148: Sarek

Series: Star Trek: TNG
Episode: 3.23 Sarek (4/14/1990)
Rating: 5/5
Redshirt Status: 0/.5/22

Notable Guest Stars:

Mark Lenard (Sarek) – Mark Lenard has played Sarek in several episodes of Star Trek as well as the films.
Joanna Miles
(Perrin) – Joanna Miles won 2 Emmy Awards for her acting in the film The Glass Menagerie. She also will return as Perrin in the later episode Unification.
Rocco Sisto (Sakkath) Sisto has been on several long running shows as a guest star, including JAG, Crossing Jordan and of course Star Trek.
William Denis (
Ki Mendrossen) Denis does not have an extensive IMDB profile, but his first role listed was on the Golden Girls.

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The Rewatch 147: The Most Toys

Series: Star Trek: TNG
Episode: 3.22 The Most Toys 04-30-1990)
Rating: 4/5
Redshirt Status: 0/.5/22

Notable Guest Stars:

 Saul Rebinek (Kivas Fajo) He is probably most recently known for his role as Artie Nielsen in Warehouse 13. He was also in the HIV docudrama And the Band Played On (1993).  He also appeared in my other favorite franchise Stargate (in one of the more heartbreaking episodes).
Nehemiah Persof
(Toff ) An Israeli-American actor who appeared in over 200 TV series over 52 years. Also a veteran of WWII, and one of the first class of the Actor’s Studio.

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The Rewatch 146: Hallow Pursuits

Series: Star Trek: TNG
Episode: 3.21 Hallow Pursuits( 04-30-1990)
Rating: 4.5/5
Redshirt Status: 0/.5/22

Notable Guest Stars:

Dwight Schultz – Reginald Barclay.  Barclay is a important minor character, more so for Voyager then TNG.  He’ll return in several episodes in the franchise.
Charley Lang –
Duffy. He played Congressman Skinner on The West Wing and was on Days of our Lives.

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The Rewatch 145: Tin Man

Series: Star Trek: TNG
Episode: 3.20 Tin Man (04-02-1990)
Rating: 4.5/5
Redshirt Status: 0/.5/22

Notable Guest Stars:

Michael Cavanaugh – Robert DeSoto.  He;s been on several big TV shows as a guest appearance, including ER’s first episode, The West Wing, The Secret World of Alex Mack and FlashForward.
Harry Groener – Tam Elbrun. You may recall him as Mayer Wilkins in Buffy.

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The Rewatch 144: Captain’s Holiday

Series: Star Trek: TNG
Episode: 3.19 Captain’s Holiday (04-02-1990)
Rating: 4.5/5
Redshirt Status: 0/.5/22

Notable Guest Stars:

Jennifer Hetrick – Vash.  She will return as the character twice more, once on TNG and once on DS9.
Max Grodenchik –
Sovak. He played many characters over the year, but mostly is known for being Rom, Quark’s younger brother on DS9.Apparently he’s in Apollo 13, but I don’t recall seeing him.  Oh, well.  What a hardship to rewatch my favorite movie again.

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The Rewatch 143: Allegiance

Series: Star Trek: TNG
Episode: 3.18 Alliegence (03-19-1990)
Rating: 3/5
Redshirt Status: 0/.5/22

Notable Guest Stars:

Reiner Schone – Esogg.  He has played several roles in various sci-fi programs including Babylon 5 and Sliders.
Stephen Markle – Kova Tholl
Joycelyn O’Brien – Mitena Haro. She also appeared on Quantum Leap (which stars future Star Trek Alum Scott Bakula)

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The Rewatch 142: Sins of the Father

Series: Star Trek: TNG
Episode: 3.17 Sins of the Father (03-19-1990)
Rating: 5/5
Redshirt Status: 0/.5/22

Notable Guest Stars:

Charles Cooper – K’mpec, Cooper previously acted on Star Trek as Klingon General Kord. They got to reuse some of the costume for this episode. He will return for another episode as K’mpec
Tony Todd – Kurn.
Todd would return as Kurn for a couple episodes including on DS9, but he will also appear as an Adult Jake Sisko, and an Hirogen. He also did various voices for Star Trek video games. He also appeared in 1994’s The Crow
Patrick Massett –
Duras. He will appear once more as Duras. He is also a script writer, having co-written the script for the 2001 version of Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.

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