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Star Trek: Season 1

1x06 Mudd's Women

My first taste of how bad the original Star Trek can be. The casual sexism of the 1960s is front and centre, but this episode has the added problem of being quite boring and very silly.

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@lefthandedguitarist That's the weird thing about this episode for me. There is a lot of that 1960s casual sexism, but there's also an almost ahead-of-its-time concern for Eve, her autonomy, and her well-being. It's like the folks behind the scenes were trying to be progressive in their treatment of gender politics, but were understandably hamstrung by the frame of reference for these ideas in popular culture at the time.

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