Must-See Television

Dr. Who, “Blink”

by carroll on April 28, 2016

BlinkmustseeWhen Sally Sparrow explores an abandoned estate, she gets more than she bargained for. After receiving ominous warnings from the extra-terrestrial time traveler known simply as the Doctor, people around her begin going missing—only to show up minutes later either significantly aged or dead! Sally must piece together the warnings to not only save herself, but also the Doctor and the entire world. This thrilling episode will not only keep you on the edge of your seat due to its wonderful treatment of suspense, it also affords special attention to details in revealing its amazing causal loop.

“Blink.” Doctor Who. British Broadcasting Corporation. United Kingdom. 9 June 2007.

Star Trek: The Next Generation, “Time’s Arrow”

April 28, 2016

Split into two parts –one a season finale and the other a season premiere—“Time’s Arrow” opens with the investigation into why Data’s head was found in a mine shaft on Earth that is over 500 years old. Data of the present appears unaffected, but despite efforts made by the crew of the Enterprise to keep […]

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Star Trek, “City on the Edge of Forever”

April 28, 2016

After becoming paranoid as a result of accidently injecting himself with cordrazine, Dr. McCoy beams down to a nearby planet and escapes into a mysterious time portal. The landing party who went after him is then informed that McCoy’s actions in the past have altered the present, and the Enterprise no longer exists. Spock and […]

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Fringe, “White Tulip”

April 28, 2016

FBI agent Olivia Dunham and Fringe team scientists Walter and Peter Bishop are called to investigate a mass murder aboard a train, where all of the energy seems to have been drained from anything containing it in the train car—from the victims’ cell phones and laptops to their own mitochondria. The team traces the incident […]

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Journeyman, “The Hanged Man”

April 28, 2016

Dan Vasser travels back in time to 1984 just in time to save a mother and son, Sandra and Chris, from crashing their RV. However, Dan accidentally drops his digital camera, and is unable to retrieve it from Chris, who claims it to be his. He returns to the present to find everything changed in […]

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The Twilight Zone, “No Time Like the Past” (1963)

April 5, 2016

Paul Driscoll has decided that he is fed up with the way the world has turned out. Wars, disease, bombings—it’s all too much to handle. Luckily for Driscoll, he has access to a time machine. But when he attempts to go back in time to change historical events, he finds that nothing works. He cannot […]

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