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Star Trek's Avery Brooks Arrested on Suspicion of DUI

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Avery Brooks has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, TMZ.com reports.

The Star Trek: Deep Space Nine star was pulled over Sunday in Wilton, Conn. after... read more

Future History: Leonard Nimoy Hosts Star Trek Doc

The History Channel announced on Tuesday that Leonard Nimoy will host Star Trek: Beyond the Final Frontier, an exclusive look at one of the world's (universe's?) most popular entertainment franchises. Premiering Feb. 19 at 9 pm/ET, the two-hour special will feature original interviews with Nimoy, Patrick Stewart, Kate Mulgrew and Avery Brooks, among others, as well as a moment of silence for the 287 red shirts who died in the name of the Federation throughout the years. read more

I've read all of Robert B. ...

Robert Urich and Barbara Stock, Spenser: for Hire

Question: I've read all of Robert B. Parker's Spenser books and thought they did a decent job of depicting the character on TV's Spenser: For Hire, given the TV programming of the time. (Can you imagine that show on FX now?) But I never could figure out why they got rid of Susan, Spenser's girlfriend, and then brought her back. Can you shed any light on that? Thank you, and I love your column.


Answer: You're very welcome, Gayle, and thank you. I imagine the fact that they actually shot Spenser: For Hire in your stomping grounds gave the show the authenticity that only someone who lives in Boston could appreciate.

Anyway, guidance counselor Susan Silverman (Barbara Stock) was shown the door — or, more accurately, s read more

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