July 12, 2022

Strange New Worlds Review: “A Quality of Mercy” (Season One Finale!)

Strange New Worlds Review: “A Quality of Mercy” (Season One Finale!)
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Positively Trek 207: Strange New Worlds Review: “A Quality of Mercy” (Season One Finale!)

Plus: Star Trek Universe Returns to the San Diego Comic Con


Captain Pike receives a visit from a time traveler with a dire warning: if Pike attempts to escape his fate, the consequences could be disastrous! Having to see his possible future for himself, Pike witnesses a true balance of terror…


In this episode of Positively Trek, hosts Bruce and Dan discuss the season one finale of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds: “A Quality of Mercy.” We also talk about the week’s Star Treknews, including the return of Star Trek Universe to the San Diego Comic Con, The Motion Picture on 4K UHD Blu-Ray details, and some hints about season two of Strange New Worlds!


STAR TREK UNIVERSE Returns to San Diego Comic Con on July 23 - https://blog.trekcore.com/2022/07/star-trek-universe-returns-to-san-diego-comic-con-on-july-23/


Watch: Boimler Returns Home In Clip From ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Season 3 - https://trekmovie.com/2022/07/07/watch-boimler-returns-home-in-clip-from-star-trek-lower-decks-season-3/


Wrath of P’Khan Ice Cream - https://wrathofpkhan.com/


‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture’ Directors Edition 4K UHD Blu-Ray And TOS Movies Collection Coming In September - https://trekmovie.com/2022/07/06/star-trek-the-motion-picture-directors-edition-4k-uhd-blu-ray-and-tos-movies-collection-coming-in-september/


24 and Star Trek Star Gregory Itzin Dead at 74 - https://people.com/tv/gregory-itzin-dead/

The STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS Creative Team Unveils a New Enterprise Set and Teases Character Plans for Season 2 - https://blog.trekcore.com/2022/07/star-trek-strange-new-worlds-season-finale-news-roundup/


‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ Producer Explains How Bruce Horak Will Return - https://trekmovie.com/2022/07/06/star-trek-strange-new-worlds-producer-explains-how-bruce-horak-will-return/


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Opening (00:00:00)

Star Trek Universe at San Diego Comic Con (00:04:27)

Star Trek TMP on 4K UHD Blu-Ray (00:14:15)

Gregory Itzin Passes Away at 74 (00:20:09)

SNW Creative Team Teases Season 2 (00:23:52)

Bruce Horak Will Return (00:33:40)

Patreon Shout Out (00:40:07)

SNW Review: “A Quality of Mercy” (00:41:05)

Final Thoughts (01:52:28)

Closing (01:57:24)



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Bruce Gibson



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