Star Trek: Lower Decks S3, E1 – “Grounded”

“Grounded,” Star Trek: Lower Deck’s Season Three opener, picked up the cliffhanger from last season: Captain Freeman’s impending trial for the destruction of Pakled Planet. With the Cerritos impounded in dry dock, the crew stuck on Earth, scattered and confused. The senior officers refuse to talk to the press, and the lower deckers feel helpless, especially Freeman’s daughter.
But, instead of focusing on the progress of that trial, we follow the efforts of Beckett Mariner as she sets out on yet another rogue mission to prove her mother’s innocence. Continue reading Star Trek: Lower Decks S3, E1 – “Grounded”

A Tribute to Nichelle Nichols: 1932-2022

Today, Addell and Gary wanted to take a moment to pay their respects and reflect on the passing of Nichelle Nichols.

Actress Nichelle Nichols, the original Lt. Nyota Uhura, passed away on the evening of July 30, 2022. Gary and Addell took a moment to examine the remarkable life of this amazing woman. This special tribute episode of Age of Discovery will include an overview of Nichols’ formative years; her early career as a dancer, singer, and actor; the state of television during the 1960s; the impact of her portrayal of Uhura; her life after Star Trek, and finally, her legacy. Continue reading A Tribute to Nichelle Nichols: 1932-2022