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Facing his Star Trek Mid-Life Crisis©, actor/comic Mike McCafferty explores the last 50 years of Star Trek from his own, unique and hilarious perspective. Mixing the deep dive facts with the absurd comedy, Mike is relentless in his quest to talk about all things Star Trek. Whether his guests are super fans like himself, people who have worked on a series or just a random person he meets on the street, Mike will share his passion for one of the greatest franchises ever created! Q’plah!

Facing his Star Trek Mid-Life Crisis©, actor/comic Mike McCafferty explores the last 50 years of Star Trek from his own, unique and hilarious perspective. Mixing the deep dive facts with the absurd comedy, Mike is relentless in his quest to talk about all things Star Trek. Whether his guests are super fans like himself, people who have worked on a series or just a random person he meets on the street, Mike will share his passion for one of the greatest franchises ever created! Q’plah!
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Facing his Star Trek Mid-Life Crisis©, actor/comic Mike McCafferty explores the last 50 years of Star Trek from his own, unique and hilarious perspective. Mixing the deep dive facts with the absurd comedy, Mike is relentless in his quest to talk about all things Star Trek. Whether his guests are super fans like himself, people who have worked on a series or just a random person he meets on the street, Mike will share his passion for one of the greatest franchises ever created! Q’plah!

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English


Episodes

86 - V'oq Yourself - DISCOVERY EP #11

1/18/2018
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ANGER ALERT! Mike has a full head of steam toward this episode of ST:D, "The Wolf Inside." While The Doctor (Kim Miller) and Evil Jason (Jason Makiaris) try to talk him down, they discuss "Spacing" people, cloaked tents, the BIG REVEAL (Spoiler: not so big) PLUS! Jason makes the most shocking admission ever in the podcast, or the history of humanity!

Duration: 01:10:59


85 - Despite Mycelium - ST:D episode #10 "Despite Yourself!"

1/10/2018
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Discovery is back! Mike is Joined by The Doctor (Kim Miller) and Crewman Jason to discuss episode #10 - "Despite Yourself." PLUS! A deep dive on the practicality of neck snapping. AND! A shameless plug for a new series Mike is writing on! Check out our Facebook page for funny/dumb things!

Duration: 01:06:01


84 - A deep dive on the TNG episode "Q Who"

1/2/2018
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Mike takes a close look at the first appearance of the Federation's greatest foe: The Borg (sorry Dominion). Diving into "Q Who," Mike analyzes the strengths and weakness of the episode, as well as why the Borg are such a frightening adversary.

Duration: 00:53:29


83 - The Next Generation - Mike talks to his son about TNG!

12/28/2017
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NOTE! Feral Audio is going away! Follow me @mikemccafferty or at the IJWTTAST Facebook page if this feed goes away! MEANWHILE: Mike gets the greatest gift of all when his teenage son Kiernan starts watching TNG...AND LIKES IT! Though embarrassed, as all teens must be toward their parents, Mike corrals his son to gather his thoughts.

Duration: 00:30:17


82 - "Directed by Quentin Tarintino?" Plus! Orville season finale!

12/12/2017
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Is Quentin Tarintino writing and directing the next Star Trek movie? Mike and the Doctor (Kim Miller) react to the latest news about this strange story. PLUS! We review the last two episodes of The Orville! AND! Kim is sick, so why not discuss some of the episodes that featured illness on the series!

Duration: 00:49:49


81 - A Deep Dive on Discovery with Jon Stern!

11/27/2017
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After teasing his appearance on the pod for months, Jon Stern (Co-founder of Abominable Pictures - Children's Hospital, Wet Hot American Summer, Mystery Science Theater 3000.) Mike finally joins him at his house on a Sunday afternoon to talk Trek. It's a fun, spirited conversation about Discovery, Kate Mulgrew and Trek in general!

Duration: 01:26:54


80 - The Mike of Gideon - Plus the Orville!

11/20/2017
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With Discovery on hiatus and his gang of friends deserting him, Mike decides to podcast alone. The madness that ensues ranges from discussions about garage sales, to The Orville's latest episode to the TOS episode "The Mark of Gideon." But then Mike finally settles the debate of which 2017 Star Trek series (or homage) is better. THE ANSWER MAY SHOCK YOU!

Duration: 00:43:19


78 - Discovery Fall Finale...now with nudes! PLUS Orville!

11/13/2017
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This episode we look at Discovery's ninth episode, "Into the Woods I go!" We talk over the episode, as well as take a bigger look at what we liked and didn't about the first 2/3rds of the season. PLUS! We chat about The Orville! AND! We jabber on for an extra long time at the end of the episode about Jaws, Thor, and Battlestar Galatica! We love you!!!

Duration: 01:15:58


78 - Discovery ep #8 "In Scripto Confusem" PLUS Orville!

11/6/2017
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Mike and Kim tackle the penultimate Discovery episode "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum," and come to the conclusion that the title is just as confusing as the plot of the episode. PLUS We continue our mini-reviews of The Orville episodes, looking at "In the Fold." AND! Mike gushes about the fan made series "Star Trek Continues!"

Duration: 01:22:06


77 - Discover ep 7 - "The Magic that Drives Mike Mad!"

10/30/2017
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Mudd's back! Mudd's Back! Mudd's back! This episode Mike, The Doctor and Jason tackle episode 7 of ST:D "The Magic that Drive Sane Men Mad." It's a batshit crazy time travel episode, but does it hold up? PLUS! We review The Orville's new episode "Majority Rules".

Duration: 01:11:23


76 - Discovery Ep 6 - "Hey, Lethe!"

10/23/2017
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As we move deep into the forest of episodes of Star Trek: Discovery, Mike, Kim and Jason run across the "Lethe" river. Does the episode hold up or will it fulfill its namesake and be forgettable?!

Duration: 01:17:09


75 - Discovery Episode "Choose Your Pain" PLUS! Orville #6 and Mike's run!

10/16/2017
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Lots going on! First, Mike tells Jason about his epic 5k run at Vasquez Rocks, including racing 2009 Kirk! Then (13:00) they dive into the latest ST:D episode "Choose your pain," discussing Harry Mudd, Lorca and Burnham's Captain problem. And then (at 52:00) The Doctor (Kim Miller) shows up and we discuss The Orville episode "Krill" Hey! give us a review on iTunes! It helps people find us!!

Duration: 01:36:16


74 - Discovery Episode 4 - "Something, Something Crying Lambs!" (Plus Orville!)

10/9/2017
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Okay it's actually called, "The Butcher's Knife Cares Not for the Lamb's Cry," and Mike actually likes it! But that doesn't mean there's not a lot of weird, nonsensical things that he and The Doctor (Kim Miller) can riff on for potential laughs. Plus! Tardigrade Nipple Clips! AND! We're sticking with our mini reviews of The Orville since they keep ripping off old Star Trek episodes! Hey! Help us out and leave a review on iTunes! It helps!!

Duration: 01:11:43


73 - Discovery Episode 3 "Context is for Kings" (PLUS Orville ep 4!)

10/2/2017
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Mike, The Doctor (Kim Miller) and Midshipman Makiaris (Jason) do a hot take podcast on episode three of Discovery: "Context is for Kings" It's a soft second pilot for the series and Mike and company talk about what works and what doesn't. PLUS! We're gonna keep talking about Seth's Macfarlane's "The Orville" because they keep stealing plotlines from of Star Trek.

Duration: 01:24:41


72 - STAR TREK DISCOVERY IS HERE!

9/25/2017
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After 12 years WE HAVE NEW TV STAR TREK! Mike, The Doctor (Kim Miller) and Mid-Shipman Jason (Makiaris) watched the pilot and second episode and give their rapid reactions. PLUS! Orville fans, we compare and contrast the 2 ST:D and the 3 Orville episodes. Something for EVERYONE (who has CBS all-access)!

Duration: 01:03:39


71 - I Just Want to Talk About...The Orville?

9/18/2017
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This podcast has a fairly narrow scope of which shows it likes to talk about. But with the release of Seth MacFarlane's "The Orville," a homage to TNG, Mike and Jason decide to leave the Trek universe and check out the first two episodes. Does it hold up, and how close is it to The Next Generation source material? All this plus the countdown to Star Trek: Discovery has begun!

Duration: 00:38:36


70 - A Star Trek DISCOVERY that makes Mike PISSED!

9/9/2017
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Mike is in prime rant mode as he finally puts together a major fact of Star Trek: Discovery that he believes CBS is hiding. Listen to him get FIRED UP!

Duration: 00:25:49


69 - Self-Destruct Podcast!

9/6/2017
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Mike (@MikeMcCafferty) ropes The Doctor (@flibadip) into a podcast where he has no topic or agenda! The results are a free-wheeling episode that careens from Kelsey Grammer on "Cause and Effect" to DeForest Kelley's eyeshadow in TOS to Keiko giving birth in "Disaster." PLUS! Mike and Kim enact the seldom used Self-destruct protocol found in ALL podcasts. AND! Mike asks a bunch of rando trivia questions of Kim! HOW CAN'T YOU LOVE THIS?!

Duration: 00:47:18


68 - "Evolution" of an Eclipse - We talk about the TNG stellar episode and Mike's lunar experience!

8/25/2017
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Mike traveled to Oregon to see the eclipse, so The Doctor (Kim Miller) suggested they talk about the TNG season three premier episode "Evolution." The episode is an evolution of the series, with new outfits, opening sequence and the return of the original doctor, Gates McFadden. WE BLOT OUT ALL OTHER PODCASTS WITH OUR LUMINESCENT INSIGHT!

Duration: 01:10:59


68 - "Evolution" of an Eclipse - We talk about the TNG stellar episode and Mike's lunar experience!

8/25/2017
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Mike traveled to Oregon to see the eclipse, so The Doctor (Kim Miller) suggested they talk about the TNG season three premier episode "Evolution." The episode is an evolution of the series, with new outfits, opening sequence and the return of the original doctor, Gates McFadden. WE BLOT OUT ALL OTHER PODCASTS WITH OUR LUMINESCENT INSIGHT!

Duration: 01:10:55

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