Articles tagged nichelle nichols

4 May 2009 // 5:36 AM

Retracing My ‘Trek’ Steps

It started with a sign. Strike that, with a bumper sticker. Everyday, as I walked to school, I would pass the house at the end

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Star Trek:  The Original Series – Series 3 Remastered

TV’s first and most ambitious space opera closes out its original run with brave, ham-handed, unintentionally hilarious philosophizing on race, gender, truth and beauty…beam me up, Scotty.

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7 Oct 2007 // 11:01 PM

Part 1 - All Time Classics

Where it all began... how TV became the cultural icon it is today, and the seminal shows that offered audiences a glimpse into the medium’s artistic potential.

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Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner (Uncensored)

The show has comic moments (commenting on Shatner's weight gain, Ross says, "You have let yourself boldly go"), but the roast isn't so much funny as it is forced.

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21 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

Are We There Yet? (2005)

Nick (Ice Cube) is defiantly ungrown-up. In other words, he's ripe for a life lesson.

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Star Trek: The Original Series - Season Three

Star Trek remains enjoyable today in ways that other, similarly important or influential shows do not.

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Star Trek: The Original Series - The Complete First Season

Star Trek's message of 'tolerance' is highlighted in the few episodes that explicitly showcase the dangers of racism and bigotry.

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Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country [Special Edition] (1991)

It is a reminder of the power the faded franchise once commanded.

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17 Jan 2002 // 3:00 PM

Snow Dogs (2002)

In 'Snow Dogs', Cuba Gooding, Jr. is all giggles and slapstick. I lost count of the number of times he slipped on the ice or fell in the snow.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Star Trek

The overwhelming theme of 'Star Trek' is 'Yay, us!'

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979/2001)

Ambitious, strange, and grand. Nice to have you back, Captain (or rather, Admiral) Kirk.

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