The Rewatch 83: Where No One Has Gone Before

Series: Star Trek: The Next Generation
Episode: 1.06 Where No One Has Gone Before (10-26-87)
Rating: 3/5
Redshirt Status: 0/0

Notable Guest Stars:
Victoria Dillard – She was known for her role on Spin City and also appeared in Ricochet. She is a ballerina in this episode.
Stanley Kamel – Kosinski. He played a role on the series Monk.
Eric Menyuk – The Traveler. He will appear on a few episodes, and plays a hand in the endgame for Wesley Crusher.
Biff Yeager – Commander Argyle. He would continue to play the Chief Engineer, and made the most appearances before Geordi got the position.

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The Rewatch 80: The Naked Now

Series: Star Trek:The Next Generation
Episode: 1.03 The Naked Now (10-3-87)
Rating: 3/5
Redshirt Status:  0/0

Notable Guest Stars:
Brooke Bundy – Commander Sarah MacDougal.  She appeared in the Nightmare on Elm Street series, as well as various soap operas.
Benjamin Lum  –  Lt. Commander Jim Shimoda.  He had a recurring role on the 1980s television series Paradise
Skip Stellrecht – Engineering Crewman – He became a popular voice actor, including Cowboy Bebop which is a favorite of a friend of mine.

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The Rewatch 78: The Voyage Home

Star Trek: The Search for Spock (1984)
Rating: PG
My Grade: B

Notable Guest Stars:

Catherine Hicks – Gillian Taylor.  She is known for her role on the TV series 7th Heaven
Mark Leonard – reprising his role as Sarek
Majel Barrett – Appearing as Commander Christine Chapel, MD. Her appearance is very brief, but apparently there is deleted footage of much more significant scenes.
Jane Wyatt – Amanda Grayson.  She has only a brief scene but points out to Spock that he needs to accept his human parts as much as his Vulcan parts, which is an ongoing storyline for Spock.
Robin Curtis – Lt. Saavik.  She is there briefly to say goodbye.  More comments on this later in the review.
Madge Sinclair – Captain of the Saratoga and the first Female Captain shown in Star Trek.
Grace Lee Whitney – Janice Rand.  I wish she would get bigger bits, but we have to wait till Voyager comes around.
Brock Peters – Fleet Admiral Cartwright. Known for To Kill a Mockingbird.  He would also appear later as Joseph Sisko, Captain Sisko’s father on DS9.
Michael Berryman – Starfleet Officer.  He would appear on Star Trek many times over the years.

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The Rewatch 77: The Search for Spock

Star Trek: The Search for Spock (1984)
Rating: PG
My Grade: B

Notable Guest Stars:

Christopher Lloyd – Lord Kruge.  Its Doc Brown.  If you don’t know who Doc Brown is, get yourself to the streaming sites and rent Back to the Future.  Or Angels in the Outfield.  Also a good movie.  One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest is also considered pretty good by critics (but I don’t care for it).
Merritt Butrick – David Marcus  – His second appearance in Trek, his last as David Marcus.
Dame Judith Anderson – T’Lar.  She took the role for her nephew who urged her to.
Robin Curtis – Lt. Saavik.
Mark Lenard – Sarek.  This is his third appearance in the role.  He would continue to play this character into the TNG series.
Miguel Ferrer – First Officer of the Excelsior.  I know him from Crossing Jordan and didn’t even catch that he was in the movie till I read the cast list.  He’s also known for his role in NCIS: LA.
John Larroquette – Maltz.  He was known for his role on Night Court, and he also appeared as a charismatic spy on Chuck.
Grace Lee Whitney – She’s credited as ‘Woman in Cafeteria, but lets face it:  She’s Janice Rand.

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The Rewatch 76: The Wrath of Khan

Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
Rating: PG
My Grade: 5/5

Notable Guest Stars:

Ricardo Montalban – Khan, reprising his role from the Original Series.
Bibi Besch – Carol Marcus.  She is known for several films, but I’m going to mention Tremors because I love that movie.  She had a bit part – the Doctor’s wife. She died in 1996 after a long battle with Breast cancer.
Merritt Butrick- David Marcus.  He would appear in the following film (as David) and in an episode of TNG before his untimely death at 29 in 1989.  He also had a recurring role on Square Pegs as Johnny Slash.
Kiristie Alley – Lt. Saavik.  She is known for her roles on Cheers, Veronica’s Closet, and several reality tv shows about her life. I’ve always enjoyed her acting.  This was her credited role.  Unfortunately she would pass on reprising the role for the sequel.
Paul Winfield– Captain Clark Terrell.  He is known for his role in the fim Sounder which earned him an Academy award nomination. He also had a part in 1966 on the show Man from U.N.C.L.E.

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The Rewatch 73: All Our Yesterdays.

Series: Star Trek (The Original Series)
Episode: 3.23  All Our Yesterdays (03-14-1969) (er…Finale?)
Rating: 4/5
Redshirt Status:  0/9/58

Notable Guest Stars:
Ian Wolfe – Mr. Atoz.  He is a popular character actor with over 400 credits to his name. He appeared earlier on the series as Septimus in Bread & Circuses.
Mariette Hartley –
Zarabeth.  She is an award-winning character actress as well as the founder of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Kermit Murdock –
The Prosecutor
Johnny Haymer –
The Constable.  He is known for his role on M*A*S*H

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