Re: TOS: Devil's Bargain by Tony Daniel Review Thread (Spoilers!)
I think he meant that it feels like an episode that takes place after the end of the last season of the show. I'm surprised you haven't heard something described that way before, I see it used a lot around here.
Over the course of many encounters and many years, I have successfully developed a standard operating procedure for dealing with big, nasty monsters. Run away. Me and Monty Python.
Harry Dresden - Blood Rites (The Dresden Files #6)