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.)
Viewers are certain to geek out over Monday's Comic-Con-inspired Castle, but not all of the sci-fi nerds in the episode will be those dressed up for the convention.
Exclusive: Castle recruits Star Trek alum for Comic-Con episode
In our exclusive sneak peek at the episode below, Castle (Nathan Fillion) and Beckett (Stana Katic), meet Gabriel Winters (guest star Ed Quinn), the former star of the "unjustly" canceled sci-fi series ...
To step onto Castle's Hollywood soundstage one early October afternoon is to boldly go where no author and his muse have gone before. Today's action is unfolding not in a gritty NYPD precinct, but on an elaborate spaceship set, all sleek steel and high-tech consoles, manned by actors clad in costumes that would look right at home aboard the USS Enterprise.
Under the watchful eye of director Jonathan Frakes (aka Star Trek: The Next Generation's Commander William T. Riker), a Shatneresque captain stoically assesses...
When Castle tackles a Comic-Con-inspired episode later this season, the show will have the sci-fi bona fides to back it up.
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"We explore what happens in the Marvel Universe outside of Earth — different dimensions, outer space and all these crazy places," says Cort Lane, Marvel's VP for animation...