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By Caillan
January 27, 2002 - 9:57 AM

Hello World!

This weekend I rekindled my love for Grapefruit Juice - I'd forgotten how wonderful it is! Just plonk in a few ice cubes, and voila, you have the perfect refreshing drink.

I also discovered how wonderful shredded lettuce is with plain yoghurt. It's so simple, but absolutely delicious and especially good with curry.

Trek BBS Today

Below are some of the topics currently being discussed at the Trek BBS:

- Would you like to see the formation of the Federation on Enterprise?

- Who would be the best girlfriend for Julian Bashir?

- What strange habits of Trek characters have you noticed?

More topics can be found at the Trek BBS!

Trek Two Years Ago

These were some of the major news items on January 27 and January 26 2000:

  • Slanted Fedora Convention Report
    An extensive report from the Slanted Fedora convention in New York was posted at the Trek Nation. The article, which is still available to read here, included details of appearances by Chase Masterson (Leeta), Max Grodenchik (Rom) and Armin Shimerman (Quark).

  • Excellent 'Virtuoso' Overnight Ratings
    'Virtuoso' scored one of Voyager's better sixth season ratings, with a 4.9 rating / 7 share. Overall, the series placed fourth for the night, ahead of Get Real and Roswell.

  • More 'Andromeda' Info
    Cinescape released more information on the upcoming Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda. The article referred to characters "Captain Dylan Jericho" and "Keith Harper," who were later renamed Dylan Hunt and Seamus Harper.

  • 'I, Zimmerman' Details
    Robert Picardo (the EMH) let slip a few details from the upcoming episode 'I, Zimmerman' which would see the Doctor travel to the Alpha Quadrant to try and save his dying creator. The episode, which featured the return of Barclay and Deanna Troi, was eventually renamed 'Life Line.'

    More news can be found in the archives.

Poll Results

Below are the results of the most recent TrekToday poll:


How would you grade 'Dear Doctor'?
9-10 58.2% - (952 Votes)
7-8 21.2% - (348 Votes)
Wasn't able to see it 11% - (180 Votes)
5-6 4% - (66 Votes)
Didn't want to see it 2.3% - (38 Votes)
1-2 1.9% - (32 Votes)
3-4 1.1% - (19 Votes)

Total Votes: 1635

Thanks for voting! Please participate in our new poll, which asks you to pick your favourite Star Trek century.

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Happy Birthday!

Happy 62nd birthday to James Cromwell, who played Zefram Cochrane in 'Star Trek: First Contact' and the Enterprise pilot 'Broken Bow.'

Today's Television Listings

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing the Enterprise episode 'Dear Doctor' at 8:00 p.m eastern time.

  • In the United Kingdom, Sky One will show the DS9 episodes 'Meridian' at 14:00, 'Fascination' at 15:00, and 'Past Tense' at 16:00. at 17:00 the Enterprise episode 'Strange New World' will be shown. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

Tomorrow's Television Listings

  • TNN will be showing TNG's 'The Best of Both Worlds, Part I' at 8:00pm Eastern Time and TNG's 'Silicon Avatar' at 11:00pm.

  • The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series's 'Day of the Dove' at 6:00pm Eastern Time.

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series's 'The Enemy Within' at 10:00am Eastern Time, repeated at 2:00pm, TNG's 'Reunion' at 3:00pm, DS9's 'Invasive Procedures' at 4:00pm and Voyager's 'Death Wish' at 5:00pm, repeated at 10:00pm.

  • In the United Kingdom, Sky One will be showing Voyager's 'The Chute' at 17:00 GMT and Enterprise's 'Unexpected' at 20:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

  • In the Netherlands, Ned2 will be showing 'Unimatrix Zero, Part I' at 20:35 CET. Thanks go out to StarTrek.nl for this!

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