Strap in for some new-old voyages of the Starship Enterprise. Another 22 episodes will be in your orbit when the second season of Star Trek: The Next Generation reenters the stratosphere on Blu-ray and DVD on Tuesday. And, hey, it's only been 22 years since the season's finale and 15 years since it was released on VHS! That's like nothing in light years, right?
Someone should go ask Data (Brent Spiner). Let's just call this set his showpiece. The most exciting entry (of many) in this set's special features is an extended version of the episode "The Measure of Man," in which Data must prove to a Starfleet court (with the help of Patrick Stewart's loyal, fatherly Captain Picard as his "lawyer") that he's a sentient being in order to prevent some corporate-paid mad-as-heck scientist from cracking open his head in order to study his positronic brain. This isn't just a longer episode — some scenes are shot entirely differently than in the broadcast version. Some you've never seen before. (You purists also get the original version and a hybrid copy with more extra material.)read more
Spoiler Alert! Do not read this interview with Warehouse 13 executive producer Jack Kenny until you have watched last night's mid-season finale. Or deal with the spoilers and don't blame us.
Get ready for some eggplant-tinted villainy on Disney XD's The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes! Star Trek favorite Brent Spiner, fresh from his badass turn on Syfy's Warehouse 13, returns to the dark side as that great Marvel baddie the Purple Man (Sunday, Sept. 16, 11:30am/10:30c). The plot has Vision (Peter Jessop) waking up after undergoing a month of repairs, during which Iron Man (Eric Loomis) and the Avengers have taken over the Earth and established their own utopia. Or is this all the work of the mind-controlling Purple Man? TV Guide Magazine has an exclusive clip!