Watch Patrick Stewart's unprofessionalism in Star Trek: TNG bloopers

Sir Patrick Stewart is a consummate actor whose professionalism is beyond reproach.... except when Sir Patrick Stewart isn't, because Sir Patrick Stewart can't remember his damn lines. As you might guess, this blooper reel — more of which will be on the Star Trek: TNG season 4 set released tomorrow — features the… » 7/29/13 8:30am 7/29/13 8:30am

Do Real-World Politics Affect Star Trek's Prime Directive?

The cardinal rule in the Star Trek universe is the Prime Directive, which forbids the super-advanced Federation from interfering with the development of less-advanced cultures. Of course every crew breaks it regularly, but some crews have broken it more than others. Since Star Trek often tries to make reference to… » 3/28/08 11:12am 3/28/08 11:12am