Star Trek Phase II - 4x04-5 - Blood and Fire, The Movie - Subtitles

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Episode: 4x04-05 Title: "Blood and Fire, The Movie" Length: 1:32:18 Release date : 20th December 2008 Update 4x04a: 14th January 2009 Update 4x04b: 17th January 2009 Update 4x04e: 23rd May 2011 Stardate: 6429.2 (Sat September 14, 2267) Writer: David Gerrold and Carlos Pedraza Director: David Gerrold Plot: The horrific story finds a battle damaged Enterprise caught between an incurable contagion that threatens to overrun the galaxy, the pull of a dying star, and Klingons poised to attack. Like all of the best Star Trek episodes, "Blood and Fire" finds the Enterprise crew facing their own human fears and failings as they have to weigh the costs and decide how much personal risk to take in order to save the people around them. Gerrold wrote the story of contagion as a metaphor for the AIDS pandemic and the episode is dedicated to the gifted Star Trek alumni the world has lost to the disease: William Ware Thesis, Mike Minor and Merritt Butrick. It was also Gerrold's intention to challenge the apathy of the public regarding the small sacrifice, yet far reaching power, of blood donations. Based on an original TNG script that was shelved because of the mention of a gay crewman aboard the Enterprise, "Blood and Fire" for Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II honors Gene Roddenberry's vision of a non-judgmental future with the inclusion of a gay couple as part of the principle action of the story. David Gerrold directed the episode which features guest stars Denise Crosby ("Tasha Yar <b>...</b>

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