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Your source for Star Trek Talk! We love good, challenging storytelling, and Star Trek has always been our favorite Universe! We will break down past and present Star Trek, discuss the events of the day and our hopes for the future!

Your source for Star Trek Talk! We love good, challenging storytelling, and Star Trek has always been our favorite Universe! We will break down past and present Star Trek, discuss the events of the day and our hopes for the future!
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Your source for Star Trek Talk! We love good, challenging storytelling, and Star Trek has always been our favorite Universe! We will break down past and present Star Trek, discuss the events of the day and our hopes for the future!

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English

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Episodes

Discovering 'Discovery' + Other Feedback

2/12/2019
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It's a feedback episode! Here's what we talk about: *Convincing others to give 'Discovery' a whirl, fun with puns, and Diane Duane's 'Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages' with Bill Reed! Novels discussed: 'My Enemy, My Ally', 'The Romulan Way', 'Swordhunt', 'Honor Blade', 'The Empty' Chair' by Diane Duane (collected as 'Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages'), 'Spock's World' and 'Dark Mirror' by Diane Duane, and 'Dwellers in the Crucible' by Margaret Wander Bonanno * How to head-canon Zephram...

Duration:01:15:43

'Star Trek: Discovery' 2x04 - "An Obol for Charon" Review

2/9/2019
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It's a gripping classic Trekian tale this week! We dive into "An Obol For Charon", our favorite quotes, and some trivia! Summary courtesy of CBS All Access: A surprise visitor to the USS Discovery brings shocking news about Spock and dredges up past regrets for Burnham. Following the asteroid incident, Tilly struggles to keep a grip on her reality. L'Rell's authority on Qo'noS is threatened. Star Trek Universe Podcast #032 - 'Star Trek: Discovery' 2x04 - "An Obol for Charon" Review

Duration:00:44:53

Picard's Radically Altered Galaxy + News

2/7/2019
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This episode we jump into a little news here on the Star Trek Universe podcast! News like: CBS All Access Has Record-Breaking Weekend Fueled By ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 2 Premiere | Picard and the Radically Altered Galaxy | Patrick Stewart Wants the Unexpected | Jonathan Frakes Talks Picard Series | Picard Series Will Be Like 10-Hour Movie | McAvoy Wants to Play Young Picard | Alex Kurtzman on Syncing Up With and Expanding Canon in 'Discovery' | 'Discovery' Is Still Serialized |...

Duration:01:07:05

'Star Trek: Discovery' 2x03 - "Point of Light" Review

2/1/2019
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A gripping fan theory emerges as we review the Klingon telenovela that is "Point of Light"! Summary courtesy of CBS All Access: A surprise visitor to the USS Discovery brings shocking news about Spock and dredges up past regrets for Burnham. Following the asteroid incident, Tilly struggles to keep a grip on her reality. L'Rell's authority on Qo'noS is threatened. Star Trek Universe Podcast #030 - 'Star Trek: Discovery' 2x03 - "Point of Light" Review

Duration:01:01:36

'Star Trek: Discovery' 2x02 - "New Eden" Review

1/30/2019
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We're talking the Frakes-directed "New Eden': what we loved, didn't love, our favorite quotes, and trivia! Summary courtesy of CBS All Access: A new signal appears, prompting Stamets' emotional return to the mycelial network and leading Burnham, Pike and Owosekun to a pre-warp planet, where they face a complex ethical dilemma. Tilly's overeagerness lands her in trouble but when the planet - and Discovery's landing party - are threatened, her curiosity may be the one thing that can save them....

Duration:00:38:02

'Star Trek: Discovery' 2x01 - "Brother" Review

1/18/2019
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The second season of Discovery is finally here, and we get into everything we liked (and in Matt's case, everything we disliked) about this brand new entry of Star Trek! Get our review and Dave's favorite quotes! Summary courtesy of CBS All Access: After answering a distress signal from the USS Enterprise, the USS Discovery welcomes aboard Captain Christopher Pike and begins a new mission to investigate the meaning behind seven mysterious red signals. Michael Burnham grapples with her past...

Duration:01:04:51

'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x15 - "Will You Take My Hand?"

1/17/2019
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Will you take our hand and join us for our review, trivia, and favorite quotes? Summary courtesy of CBS All Access: With Mirror Georgiou at the helm of the plan to end the Klingon war once and for all, the USS Discovery crew struggles to fathom and tolerate her hostile tactics. Memories of past hardships are rekindled within Burnham. (Season finale) Star Trek Universe Podcast #027: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x15 - "Will You Take My Hand?"

Duration:00:44:50

'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x14 - "The War Without, The War Within "

1/17/2019
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Our review plus trivia, favorite quotes, and spoiler talk regarding the rest of the season! Summary courtesy of CBS All Access: Back on the USS Discovery, Michael Burnham and the crew are faced with the harsh reality of the war during their absence. In order to move forward, Starfleet must use unconventional tactics and sources to take their next action against the Klingons. Star Trek Universe Podcast #026: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x14 - "The War Without, The War Within "

Duration:00:31:49

'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x13 - "What's Past is Prologue"

1/17/2019
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Our review plus trivia, favorite quotes, and spoiler talk regarding the rest of the season! Summary courtesy of CBS All Access: Lorca plans to move forward with a coup against the Emperor, propelling Burnham to make a quick decision to save not only herself but the USS Discovery. Star Trek Universe Podcast #025: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x13 - "What's Past is Prologue"

Duration:00:45:47

'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x12 - "Vaulting Ambition"

1/16/2019
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Our review plus trivia, favorite quotes, and spoiler talk regarding the rest of the season! Summary courtesy of CBS All Access: As the crew continues their guise, Burnham undergoes a merciless mission in hopes of helping the U.S.S. Discovery return home. Tilly works on restoring Stamets' neurofunction. Star Trek Universe Podcast #024: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x12 - "Vaulting Ambition"

Duration:00:33:15

'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x11 - "The Wolf Inside"

1/15/2019
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Our review plus trivia, favorite quotes, and spoiler talk regarding the rest of the season! Summary courtesy of CBS All Access: As the crew continues their guise, Burnham undergoes a merciless mission in hopes of helping the U.S.S. Discovery return home. Tilly works on restoring Stamets' neurofunction. Star Trek Universe Podcast #022: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x11 - "The Wolf Inside"

Duration:00:30:24

'Star Trek: Section 31' Series Officially Announced!

1/14/2019
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'Star Trek: Section 31' has officially been announced as a series! It will star Michelle Yeoh, but what else may we glean from this news? Who's showrunning? Since Section 31 was introduced in 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine', we have longed to see them in their own series, but could shedding light on the organization destroy the panache of the concept? Star Trek Universe Podcast #023 - 'Star Trek: Section 31' Series Officially Announced!

Duration:00:11:59

'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x10 - "Despite Yourself"

1/11/2019
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Our review plus trivia, favorite quotes, and spoiler talk regarding the rest of the season! Summary courtesy of CBS All Access: While in unfamiliar territory, the U.S.S. Discovery crew is forced to get creative in their next efforts to survive opposing and unprecedented forces and return home. Star Trek Universe Podcast #021: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x10 - "Despite Yourself"

Duration:00:41:48

'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x09 - "Into The Forest I Go"

1/7/2019
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Join us for our review of Discovery 1x09 as well as trivia, favorite quotes, and spoiler talk regarding the rest of the season! Summary courtesy of CBS All Access: Bypassing Starfleet's orders, Lorca uses the U.S.S. Discovery crew's ultimate asset, the ship itself, in an effort to end the war with the Klingons once and for all in the Chapter 1 Fall Finale. Star Trek Universe Podcast #020: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x09 - "Into The Forest I Go"

Duration:00:51:53

Star Trek: Short Treks - "The Escape Artist" Review

1/5/2019
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Star Trek: Short Treks, "The Escape Artist" is a delightful, comedic tale about the infamous Harry Mudd, written by 'Lower Decks' showrunner Mike McMahan and directed by Rainn Wilson! Today we discuss this short, its implications with previous Mudd-centric entries, and where it exists in the timeline! Star Trek Universe Podcast #019 - Star Trek: Short Treks - "The Escape Artist" Review E-mail: StarTrekUCast@gmail.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/startrekucast Facebook:...

Duration:00:29:54

'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x08 - "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum"

12/30/2018
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Something has gotten into Commander Saru, you guys! And we're going to talk all about it as our Star Trek: Discovery rewatch continues! We're on the road to season 2, and we're inviting you to join us on the journey! Summary courtesy of CBS All Access: The USS Discovery is tasked with a high priority mission to planet Pahvo and learn the science behind the Klingons' cloaking technology. Star Trek Universe Podcast: #018: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x08 - "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum"

Duration:00:25:50

'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x07 - "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad"

12/27/2018
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Harry Mudd has returned to cause trouble, and indeed so we have as well! We're reviewing 'Star Trek: Discovery' episode 1x07 - "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad"! We'll also be talking trivia and our favorite quotes for the episode! Star Trek Universe Podcast: #017: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x07 - "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad"

Duration:00:45:58

'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x06 - "Lethe"

12/23/2018
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Our review, trivia, and our favorite quotes from "Lethe", the sixth episode of "Star Trek: Discovery"! What are your thoughts on this episode? Let us know at StarTrekUCast@gmail.com! Star Trek Universe Podcast: #016: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x06 - "Lethe"

Duration:00:54:19

A New 'Discovery' Season 2 Trailer, Updates + Feedback!

12/21/2018
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We break down and talk about the latest 'Star Trek: Discovery' trailer (https://youtu.be/9o8kFyeOdfY), discuss some of Alex Kurtzman's recent comments from a behind-the-scenes "What to Expect" video for season 2 (https://youtu.be/Z7sbnQDypQo), talk about the new Season 2 poster and synopsis, then it's on to feedback from the listeners where we discuss Khan cosplay, listener hot-takes on classic episodes, which TOS episodes rank with "My Mother the Car" in terms of horrible 60s television......

Duration:01:34:31

'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x05 - "Choose Your Pain"

12/18/2018
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Our review, trivia, and our favorite quotes from "Choose Your Pain", the fifth episode of "Star Trek: Discovery"! What are your thoughts on this episode? Let us know at StarTrekUCast@gmail.com! Star Trek Universe Podcast: #014: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Review - 1x05 - "Choose Your Pain"

Duration:00:50:03