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“Downtime” is a 1995 direct-to-video film linked to the “Doctor Who” saga.

When her father’s will is delivered to her, Victoria Waterfield (Deborah Watling) gets convinced she can find him again in Det-Sen Monastery in Tibet. However, she only finds the Great Intelligence there and she loses consciousness. When she awakens, she finds that an explosion has destroyed the monastery. Back in London, she’s contacted by Professor Edward Travers (Jack Watling), who offers her a purpose in developing the New World University.

After 15 years of work, New World University seems to have achieved its goals but Victoria Waterfield needs another item and she hires Sarah Jane Smith (Elisabeth Sladen) to find it. Meanwhile, Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart (Nicholas Courtney) wakes up from a strange three-day sleep and the situation becomes even stranger when he’s contacted by Daniel Hinton (Mark Trotman), a former student of the school where he taught, who tells a strange story. The key may be in the hands of his daughter Kate (Beverley Cressman).

J. Michael Straczynski has announced a Babylon 5 animated movie. The Great Maker, as he’s nicknamed in the fandom, has also specified that it’s a finished project that is 100% real and will be released very soon. The reference is to the other project announced in 2021 of a reboot of the show that was under discussion and ended up in limbo after the changes that came after the merger between Warner Bros and Discovery.

Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) in The Last Generation (Image courtesy Paramount+ / Amazon Prime Video)

“The Last Generation” is the tenth episode of the third season of the TV show “Star Trek: Picard”, it follows “Vox”, and it’s the third season finale. It’s available in various countries on the Paramount+ streaming platform and in many other countries on Amazon Prime Video.

The young people have been assimilated and are attacking Earth. The Enterprise-D and its crew must attempt to save the Federation, starting with Jack Crusher (Ed Speleers), at the center of the invasion. The USS Titan finds itself in the midst of battle, also in a seemingly impossible situation.

Beverly Crusher (Gates McFadden) and Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) in Vox (Image courtesy Paramount+ / Amazon Prime Video)

“Vox” is the ninth episode of the third season of the TV show “Star Trek: Picard” and follows “Surrender”. It’s available in various countries on the Paramount+ streaming platform and in many other countries on Amazon Prime Video.

Note. This article contains some spoilers about “Vox”.

Deanna Troi (Marina Sirtis) helps Jack Crusher (Ed Speleers) find the strength to open the red door in his mind to see what is hiding and who owns the voice that whispered to him. The answer poses a danger to him and beyond, also because Frontier Day has arrived.

Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) in Surrender (Image courtesy Paramount+ / Amazon Prime Video)

“Surrender” is the eighth episode of the third season of the TV show “Star Trek: Picard” and follows “Dominion”. It’s available in various countries on the Paramount+ streaming platform and in many other countries on Amazon Prime Video.

Vadic (Amanda Plummer) appears to have taken full control of the USS Titan and threatens to kill her hostages one by one if Jack Crusher (Ed Speleers) doesn’t turn himself in. The only hope seems to be using Data (Brent Spiner) to regain control of the ship’s systems but he can only do so if he prevails over Lore.