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In Star Trek, Gene Roddenberry’s idealistic vision of the future, the United Federation of Planets is born. Money is forgotten, technology is advanced, and the human race lives in near-harmony with their alien neighbors, too busy exploring the wonder of far-flung reaches of the galaxy with Starfleet to engage in discrimination or warfare.
Except every TV show needs drama. So, as the franchise progressd Roddenberry’s perfect future became less and less idyllic.
The Federation is clearly a military organization; they do not just participate in wars, they initiate them. Starfleet has a secret intelligence organization, which engages in clandestine, dubious tactics; their Captains repeatedly break their own Prime Directive, interfering with both space ... The post Star Trek: 16 Most Despicable Things Starfleet Has Done appeared first on Screen Rant.
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Supergirl actor Jeremy Jordan wants to play a superhero someday. Jordan currently plays Winn Schott, Kara Danvers’ friend and co-worker at the DEO, on Supergirl. Winn is often an integral part of saving the day. He is incredibly smart and often responsible for coming up with the solution that Supergirl needs to defuse any situation. Yet for all Winn does, he is still considered more of a sidekick than a hero – even though he will be rising into more of a leadership role soon.
Winn has done many heroic things on the show, but usually he does so from behind the scenes. Winn often remains either at the DEO ...
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Dana Scully is calling it quits after The X-Files season 11, as Gillian Anderson reiterates her plans to leave the series behind. The new season of FOX’s hit series is set to premiere next week, promising fans 10 more episodes of Fox Mulder and his partner tracking down everything from alien conspiracies to ghosts to secret governments running the world. But no matter how the new season ends, it looks as though any possible continuation of the show will have to do without Anderson, who, for the second time this year, says she’s turning in her badge.
The news that Anderson ...
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It’s not hyperbole to say that the Marvel Cinematic Universe has changed the way that movie franchises are developed. There is more to it than simply throwing a few recognizable characters together, as the creators of the DC Cinematic Universe and the Dark Universe learned the hard way.
The movie industry might currently be obsessed with crossing different franchises over, but the TV industry has been doing it for years. We have seen numerous crossovers between the shows on various networks, which has included both cartoons and live-action programs. Marvel is no exception in this regard, as many of their animated series crossed over, in episodes that date all the ...
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Screen Rant’s editorial team has assembled to share their top 5 picks for TV shows in 2017 – both new and ongoing. It was a great year for vegging out on the couch, with the return of Game of Thrones for an eventful seventh season in the summer, The Walking Dead bringing the braaains once more in season 8, and lesser-watched but more cerebral fare like Black Mirror, Mr. Robot and Channel Zero. We also got a brand new Star Trek show – Star Trek: Discovery, which has fans eagerly awaiting the second half of the season in 2018.
The small screen was also ...
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