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A scene-by-scene retrospective podcast looking back at the 1960s classic and introducing co-host Gerry to a show he has never watched before.

A scene-by-scene retrospective podcast looking back at the 1960s classic and introducing co-host Gerry to a show he has never watched before.

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United States

Description:

A scene-by-scene retrospective podcast looking back at the 1960s classic and introducing co-host Gerry to a show he has never watched before.

Twitter:

@trekpodcast

Language:

English


Episodes

Series Wrap-up – Episode 80

12/1/2021
This series wrap-up is a brief interlude before we resume with the motion pictures, with a quick look back at some of our highlights and our thoughts on some viewers’ questions. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss their plans for the future. In this episode Gerry and Iain considered the highs and lows of […] The post Series Wrap-up – Episode 80 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:00:32:25

Turnabout Intruder – Episode 79

11/24/2021
Turnabout Intruder was the twenty fourth and final episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with Kirk’s body stolen by a jealous ex-lover intent on commanding the Enterprise. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss role reversal and gender politics in space. Arriving at a Federation outpost on Camus II, the Enterprise crew find […] The post Turnabout Intruder – Episode 79 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:01:04:59

All Our Yesterdays – Episode 78

11/17/2021
All Our Yesterdays was the twenty third episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with a civilisation using time travel technology to escape an impending apocalypse. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss looking before you leap. After arriving at a planet due to face the supernova of its star, Kirk, Spock and McCoy […] The post All Our Yesterdays – Episode 78 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:00:53:45

The Savage Curtain – Episode 77

11/10/2021
The Savage Curtain was the twenty second episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with a lava creature seeking to learn about good and evil by pitting Kirk alongside Abraham Lincoln in a battle with Genghis Khan and other villains. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss whether this whole thing wasn’t done better […] The post The Savage Curtain – Episode 77 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:00:52:13

The Cloud Minders – Episode 76

11/3/2021
The Cloud Minders was the twenty-first episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with a starkly divided society causing Kirk and Spock to weigh their moral codes against an urgent rescue mission. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss whether something you can’t see could harm you. Arriving at the planet Ardana, Kirk and […] The post The Cloud Minders – Episode 76 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:00:51:36

The Way to Eden – Episode 75

10/27/2021
The Way to Eden was the twentieth episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with a group of idealists taking control of the Enterprise as they seek nirvana. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss whether that singing was truly necessary. After bringing on board a band of renegade hippies, the crew of the […] The post The Way to Eden – Episode 75 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:00:51:46

Requiem for Methuselah – Episode 74

10/20/2021
Requiem for Methuselah was the nineteenth episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with a planet’s sole inhabitant inhibiting an operation to retrieve chemicals required to end a deadly epidemic. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss whether Kirk has his priorities straight, given the circumstances. Seeking a supply of ryetalin to synthesise a […] The post Requiem for Methuselah – Episode 74 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:00:57:07

The Lights of Zetar – Episode 73

10/13/2021
The Lights of Zetar was the eighteenth episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with the last remnants of a destroyed civilisation causing difficulties for the Enterprise. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss whether Scotty’s behaviour ought to raise more concerns. On the way to the Federation’s primary information hub at Memory Alpha, […] The post The Lights of Zetar – Episode 73 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:00:52:19

That Which Survives – Episode 72

9/29/2021
That Which Survives was the seventeenth episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with an automated defence system causing havoc for Kirk and the Enterprise. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss whether beauty is worth consideration. After beaming down to an ‘impossible’ world, Kirk, McCoy and Sulu quickly lose their colleague D’Amato (Arthur […] The post That Which Survives – Episode 72 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:00:46:50

The Mark of Gideon – Episode 71

9/22/2021
The Mark of Gideon was the sixteenth episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with an overpopulated world looking for a desperate solution. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the necessity for a full-scale replica Enterprise. Hoping to welcome the reclusive planet Gideon into the Federation, Kirk is given special permission to visit […] The post The Mark of Gideon – Episode 71 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:00:48:37

Let That Be Your Last Battlefield – Episode 70

9/15/2021
Let That Be Your Last Battlefield was the fifteenth episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with two intractable foes bringing their millenia old dispute to the Enterprise. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the difference between a terrorist and a freedom fighter. After identifying a missing Starfleet shuttle, seemingly disabled and leaking […] The post Let That Be Your Last Battlefield – Episode 70 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:00:50:53

Whom Gods Destroy – Episode 69

9/8/2021
Whom Gods Destroy was the fourteenth episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with an asylum inmate causing problems for Kirk and Spock. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the key elements of a good impersonation. When Kirk and Spock visit the insane asylum on Elba 2 to deliver medicine that will eliminate […] The post Whom Gods Destroy – Episode 69 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:00:50:46

Elaan of Troyius – Episode 68

9/1/2021
Elaan of Troyius was the thirteenth episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with a special guest making life difficult on board the Enterprise. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss good manners and how to learn them. When the Enterprise picks up Elaan, the Dohlman of Elas (France Nuyen), who is to be […] The post Elaan of Troyius – Episode 68 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:00:53:56

The Empath – Episode 67

8/25/2021
The Empath was the twelfth episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with Kirk, Spock and McCoy made unwilling participants in a test of character. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss judgment and who gets to set the tests. Attending the planet Minara II to recover a research team before the local star […] The post The Empath – Episode 67 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:00:52:53

Wink of an Eye – Episode 66

8/18/2021
Wink of an Eye was the eleventh episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with Kirk accelerated beyond human perception by an alien queen anxious to breed. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss fast love and fast times. Responding to a distress call, Kirk, McCoy, Spock and a redshirt visit the planet Scalos. […] The post Wink of an Eye – Episode 66 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:00:50:51

Plato’s Stepchildren – Episode 65

8/11/2021
Plato’s Stepchildren was the tenth episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with Kirk and Spock forced to endure a series of humiliations as an alien race try to persuade McCoy to join them. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the morality of telekinesis. Responding to a plea for help, Kirk, Spock and […] The post Plato’s Stepchildren – Episode 65 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:00:54:04

The Tholian Web – Episode 64

8/4/2021
The Tholian Web was the ninth episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with Kirk trapped in interspace while the hostile Tholians attempt to trap the Enterprise. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss crisis leadership and the effect of poisonous space on relationships. Responding to a distress call from the USS Defiant, Kirk […] The post The Tholian Web – Episode 64 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:00:58:18

For the World is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky – Episode 63

7/28/2021
For the World is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky was the eighth episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with a displaced civilisation unknowingly on course to destroy an inhabited world. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the difference between known unknowns and unknown unknowns. Intercepting an asteroid bound to destroy […] The post For the World is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky – Episode 63 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:00:46:11

Day of the Dove – Episode 62

7/21/2021
Day of the Dove was the seventh episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with an alien being pushing the Enterprise into conflict with a Klingon crew for its own benefit. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the persistance of racial hatred. Drawn to the same planet by false distress calls, Kirk and […] The post Day of the Dove – Episode 62 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:00:46:22

Spectre of the Gun – Episode 61

7/14/2021
Spectre of the Gun was the sixth episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with an alien race punishing the Enterprise’s unwelcome visit with a theatrical form of execution. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the nature of reality. On a mission to make contact with the reclusive Melkotian race, Kirk orders the […] The post Spectre of the Gun – Episode 61 appeared first on Fascinating?.

Duration:00:50:50