Site Columns

By Caillan
February 6, 2002 - 9:08 AM

Hello World!

For Potter maniacs, head over to The Digital Bits for the scoop on the DVD. It certainly sounds fun-packed, but I'm disappointed to hear about the lack of a commentary track, one of the best DVD features. However, I'm sure kids like my brother will have a ball with all the games.

Trek BBS Today

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

- Would you use the Star Trek ISP?

- Was 'Vortex' the first great DS9 episode?

- What would Gene Roddenberry think of Enterprise?

More topics can be found at the Trek BBS!

Trek Two Years Ago

These were some of the major news items on February 6, 2000:

  • Communicator Editor Talks Series V
    Larry Nemecek, editor of the Star Trek Communicator, said there was only ever one concept presented to Paramount as a possible Series V, although the premise had been modified several times. Still, the official press release announcing the arrival of Enterprise wasn't made until May 2001.

  • EW Reviews 'Tsunkatse'
    EW's Mike Flaherty posted his review of the much-publicised episode 'Tsunkatse.' "WWF superstar the Rock [...] guests as a combatant in the Tsunkatse, a no-holds-barred fighting contest," he wrote. "He's enlisted to layeth the smacketh down on Seven of Nine after she's kidnapped by the franchise's evil promoter, who sees gold in the prospect of forcing the Borg into battle." Overall, Flaherty awarded the episode a B grade.

  • 'Andromeda' Name Confusion
    The name of Andromeda's main character main character was still changing frequently up to the series's premiere. At this stage, the two contenders were 'Dylan Hunt' and 'Dylan Shephard,' with Hunt eventually winning out. More news on the series can be found at our sister site, SlipstreamWeb.

    More news can be found in the archives.

Today's Television Listings

  • At 8:00pm (7:00pm Central), UPN will be showing the Enterprise episode Shadows of P'Jem. Here's how the official site describes the episode:

    Archer and the crew are disappointed to discover that T'Pol has been ordered by the Vulcan High Command to leave the Enterprise — and equally frustrated at her seeming indifference to leaving their ranks. T'Pol's last mission as a Starfleet officer, however, proves eventful when she and Archer are kidnapped by a militant faction on an alien planet and find themselves once again at the mercy of the volatile Andorians.

    More information about the episode can be found in the Trek Nation episode guide.

  • TNN will be showing the Next Generation episodes 'Reunion' at 8:00 p.m and 'Hero Worship' at 11:00 p.m eastern time.

  • The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series episode 'Whom Gods Destroy' at 6:00 p.m eastern time.

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series episode 'Menagerie - Part II' at 10:00 a.m and 2:00 p.m eastern time, with the TNG episode 'Clues' at 3:00 p.m, DS9's 'Rivals' at 4:00 p.m and Voyager's 'Resolutions' at 5:00 p.m.

  • In the United Kingdom, E4 will show the Original Series episode 'Bread and Circuses' at 14:00 and 18:00 GMT. Sky One will show the Voyager episode 'Fair Trade' at 17:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

Tomorrow's Television Listings

  • TNN will be showing TNG's 'Future Imperfect' at 8:00pm Eastern Time and TNG's 'Violations' at 11:00pm.

  • The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series's 'Let That Be Your Last Battlefield' at 6:00pm Eastern Time.

  • In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series's 'Conscience of the King' at 10:00am Eastern Time, repeated at 2:00pm, TNG's 'First Contact' at 3:00pm, DS9's 'The Alternate' at 4:00pm and Voyager's 'Basics, Part I' at 5:00pm, repeated at 10:00pm.

  • In the United Kingdom, Sky One will be showing Voyager's 'Fair Trade' at 17:00 GMT, repeated at 00:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!

  • In Australia, TV1 will be showing the Original Series's 'The Enemy Within' at 23:45. Thanks go out to Sci-Fi TV Schedules International!

Discuss this news item at Trek BBS!
XML Add TrekToday RSS feed to your news reader or My Yahoo!
Also a CSI: Crime Scene Investigation fan? Then visit!

Find more episode info in the Episode Guide.