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Earl Grey is a Trek.fm podcast dedicated entirely to Star Trek: The Next Generation. Not an episode review show, Earl Grey explores specific elements of TNG with hosts Phillip Gilfus, Darren Moser, and Daniel Proulx.

Earl Grey is a Trek.fm podcast dedicated entirely to Star Trek: The Next Generation. Not an episode review show, Earl Grey explores specific elements of TNG with hosts Phillip Gilfus, Darren Moser, and Daniel Proulx.
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Earl Grey is a Trek.fm podcast dedicated entirely to Star Trek: The Next Generation. Not an episode review show, Earl Grey explores specific elements of TNG with hosts Phillip Gilfus, Darren Moser, and Daniel Proulx.

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Episodes

240: Star Trek: The Next Generation Musical!

8/7/2018
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TNG Characters Who Play Music. Music is an important element to the experience of watching episodes of The Next Generation, but there are also a number of characters on the show that play musical instruments themselves. What motivates them to play music and how might they use their talents as part of a music group? In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Justin Oser and Amy Nelson are joined by special guest Tony Robinson of Continuing Mission and Melodic Treks (Tony also creates the...

Duration:01:18:48

239: Jean-Luc Picard Is Back!

8/5/2018
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New Picard Series. On August 4, 2018, Patrick Stewart made a surprise appearance on the main stage at Star Trek Las Vegas to announce that Jean-Luc Picard will be returning in a new series set 20 years after Star Trek: Nemesis. Only a few other details have so far been given on the new series, but the reaction inside the hall during the announcement and throughout social media in the short time since has been one of incredible excitement and enthusiasm. In this episode of Earl Grey,...

Duration:01:21:03

238: Bored Romulans

7/31/2018
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Romulans in "The Enemy" and "The Defector." The third season episodes "The Enemy" and "The Defector" aired within a few months of each other and provided the first episodes of The Next Generation to show Romulan characters in such depth. The Romulans appeared in The Next Generation in more episodes than in any other Star Trek series, but how much do we really know about this iconic species? In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Justin Oser, Amy Nelson, and Richard Marquez are joined by...

Duration:01:20:42

237: Exotic Solar Systems

7/23/2018
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"The Chase" and Panspermia. "The Chase" is a sixth season episode of The Next Generation that answered a question many fans had wondered about over the years - why do so many of the species that we see in Star Trek look so similar? This question is answered when the pieces of a puzzle spanning many worlds and billions of years is revealed. A progenitor species found themselves alone in the galaxy four billions years ago and decided to seed many planets with life in the hope that the...

Duration:01:20:09

236: Magical Medical Stuff

7/17/2018
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The Lost Episodes, Part 2. There are many scripts, script outlines, and episode and movie concepts that never made it onto the screen on The Next Generation. These lost episodes can provide a fascinating window into what might have been, what characters and concepts ended up being modified and used later, and into the behind-the-scenes writing process. In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Richard Marquez, Amy Nelson, and Justin Oser discuss two more never-produced episodes of season...

Duration:01:10:02

236: Magical Medical Stuff

7/17/2018
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The Lost Episodes, Part 2. There are many scripts, script outlines, and episode and movie concepts that never made it onto the screen on The Next Generation. These lost episodes can provide a fascinating window into what might have been, what characters and concepts ended up being modified and used later, and into the behind-the-scenes writing process. In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Richard Marquez, Amy Nelson, and Justin Oser discuss two more never-produced episodes of season...

Duration:01:10:02

235: Klingon Karaoke

7/10/2018
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Star Trek Las Vegas 2018. For the past 17 years, thousands of fans have converged on Las Vegas every summer to see Star Trek actors and creatives, meet other fans, and celebrate what they love about the franchise. This is the largest Star Trek convention in the United States and is eagerly anticipated year after year. In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Amy Nelson, Richard Marquez, and Justin Oser provide tips and insights for attendees and share stories of their past Star Trek Las...

Duration:01:23:18

234: In Command of Your Duplicate

7/3/2018
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Favorite Character Moments Season 6. The Next Generation has a mostly episodic format, but over the course of the show and the movies, there are many great character moments. Those moments, both great and small, can enhance our experience of the show and lead to a new understanding of both regular and recurring characters. In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Amy Nelson, Richard Marquez, and Justin Oser list their three favorite character moments from season six. Each host discusses...

Duration:01:23:59

233: Old Fashion Klingon

6/26/2018
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K'Ehleyr. K'Ehleyr only appeared in the episodes "The Emissary" and "Reunion" on The Next Generation, but her half-Klingon, half-human character left an indelible impression for many Star Trek fans. With her strength of character, her sense of humor, and her diplomatic skills, K'Ehleyr is a unique and beloved character. In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Justin Oser and Richard Marquez are joined by special guest Bruce Gibson of Literary Treks to discuss their impressions and...

Duration:01:16:39

232: Shag Shuttle Carpeting

6/19/2018
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"Suspicions" Commentary. Dr. Beverly Crusher has an interest in a new shielding technology developed by a Ferengi scientist and convenes a demonstration for other scientists aboard the Enterprise-D. However, what starts as an exchange of information turns into a murder mystery in the episode "Suspicions." In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Justin Oser and Richard Marquez are joined by special guest Patrick Devlin of Warp Five and The Edge to provide a commentary for the episode...

Duration:00:59:44

232: Shag Shuttle Carpeting

6/19/2018
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"Suspicions" Commentary. Dr. Beverly Crusher has an interest in a new shielding technology developed by a Ferengi scientist and convenes a demonstration for other scientists aboard the Enterprise-D. However, what starts as an exchange of information turns into a murder mystery in the episode "Suspicions." In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Justin Oser and Richard Marquez are joined by special guest Patrick Devlin of Warp Five and The Edge to provide a commentary for the episode...

Duration:00:59:44

231: Not Father of the Year Material

6/12/2018
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Fathers on TNG. The characters on The Next Generation, whether regular characters or guest stars are shaped by the important people in their lives, including their parents. On the show, we see a number of different fathers. Their interactions with their children and the crew help to reveal important aspects of their lives that we might not otherwise see and of parenting in the 24th century. In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Richard Marquez, Amy Nelson, and Justin Oser take the...

Duration:01:22:05

230: Snowflake

6/5/2018
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The Next Generation has a mostly episodic format, but over the course of the show and the movies, there are many great character moments. Those moments, both great and small, can enhance our experience of the show and lead to a new understanding of both regular and recurring characters. In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Amy Nelson, Richard Marquez, and Justin Oser list their three favorite character moments from season five. Each host discusses why their chosen moments are important...

Duration:01:26:19

229: Repurposed Leather Couches

5/22/2018
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"The Wounded" In the season four The Next Generation episode "The Wounded," we're introduced to the Cardassians, a species that has until recently been at war with the Federation and which will become very important in Deep Space Nine. Captain Benjamin Maxwell of the Phoenix has ordered his ship to carry out attacks inside Cardassian space and the Enterprise-D, along with Cardassian military observers on board the ship, pursue the Phoenix. We also learn more about Chief O'Brien's...

Duration:01:24:11

229: Repurposed Leather Couches

5/22/2018
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"The Wounded" In the season four The Next Generation episode "The Wounded," we're introduced to the Cardassians, a species that has until recently been at war with the Federation and which will become very important in Deep Space Nine. Captain Benjamin Maxwell of the Phoenix has ordered his ship to carry out attacks inside Cardassian space and the Enterprise-D, along with Cardassian military observers on board the ship, pursue the Phoenix. We also learn more about Chief O'Brien's...

Duration:01:24:11

228: Trek Movie Madness, Part 2

5/15/2018
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The Final Frontier vs. Nemesis. Trek Madness is back by popular demand and here we bring you the second part of Trek Movie Madness! Join the crews of Standard Orbit and Earl Grey as we debate the generally accepted worst of the TOS and TNG movies: The Final Frontier vs. Nemesis! Most Trek fans would agree that these two films are the worst of their respective film franchises, so how does do these two movies measure up against each other? In this episode of Earl Grey, join Amy Nelson,...

Duration:01:46:20

227: Loving Dread

5/8/2018
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Mothers on TNG. The characters on The Next Generation, whether regular characters or guest stars are shaped by the important people in their lives, including their parents. On the show, we see a number of different mothers and mother figures. Their interactions with their children and the crew help to reveal important aspects of their lives that we might not otherwise see and of parenting in the 24th century. In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Richard Marquez, Amy Nelson, and Justin...

Duration:01:27:28

226: The Finest Humiliation

5/1/2018
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The Lost Episodes, Part I. There are many scripts, script outlines, and episode and movie concepts that never made it onto the screen on The Next Generation. These lost episodes can provide a fascinating window into what might have been, what characters and concepts ended up being modified and used later, and into the behind-the-scenes writing process. In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Richard Marquez, Amy Nelson, and Justin Oser discuss two never-produced episodes of season one of...

Duration:01:00:01

225: Magic Rocks

4/24/2018
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Romantic Relationships on TNG, Part 2. There are many romantic relationships on The Next Generation - some of them lasting only an episode and others spanning many episodes. Whether fleeting or long-lasting, romance on The Next Generation can reveal additional dimensions to the characters and show them in a different light. In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Richard Marquez, Amy Nelson, and Justin Oser talk about more relationships on TNG as they discuss a selection of important...

Duration:01:28:34

225: Magic Rocks

4/24/2018
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Romantic Relationships on TNG, Part 2. There are many romantic relationships on The Next Generation - some of them lasting only an episode and others spanning many episodes. Whether fleeting or long-lasting, romance on The Next Generation can reveal additional dimensions to the characters and show them in a different light. In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Richard Marquez, Amy Nelson, and Justin Oser talk about more relationships on TNG as they discuss a selection of important...

Duration:01:28:34