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Each show, Darrell and Mike will talk about why Trek is so important to them, analyze episodes, and reflect on what it was like growing up Trek. All of this, plus news and topics related to Star Trek.

Each show, Darrell and Mike will talk about why Trek is so important to them, analyze episodes, and reflect on what it was like growing up Trek. All of this, plus news and topics related to Star Trek.
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Each show, Darrell and Mike will talk about why Trek is so important to them, analyze episodes, and reflect on what it was like growing up Trek. All of this, plus news and topics related to Star Trek.




Episode 312, “Many whelps! Handle it!”

Discord: Patreon: News DSC Ep 6: Lethe DSC Ep 7: Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad DSC Ep 8: Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum DSC Ep 9: Into the Forest I Go Read more on Episode 312, “Many whelps! Handle it!”…

Duration: 01:04:52

Episode 311-Discovery Edition, “USS How you doin’?”

Our thoughts on Episode 5, “Choose Your Pain” Subspace communications Discord: Patreon:

Duration: 00:46:41

Episode 311, “Claws-trophobic”

Discord: Patreon: News How was NYCC? There is a listing for Star Trek Discovery on Google Play. Not available yet. Shatner set tour DSC source of technobabble statement. The Orville: Last episode was a kinda crappy copy of TNG’s “A Matter of Time”. Read more on Episode 311, “Claws-trophobic”…

Duration: 01:00:33

Episode 310-Discovery Edition, “Lorca give Ripper a sock…Ripper free!”

Our thoughts on Episode 4, “The Butcher Cares Not For The Lamb’s Cry” Discord: Patreon:

Duration: 00:30:54

Episode 310, “Voji Howser”

Discord: Patreon: News Discovery: Season 2: 2019? (Alex Kurtzman) DSC: Mia Kirshner to play Spock’s mom (Amanda) Lorca’s Tribble was originally written to be a german shepard. Orville: They just keep getting better & better. Though the last one was a vastly better version of “For the World is Hollow”. Read more on Episode 310, “Voji Howser”…

Duration: 01:05:35

Episode 309-Discovery Edition, “Spock or Not Spock”

Our thoughts on Episode 3, “Context is for Kings” Subspace communications Discord: Patreon:

Duration: 00:55:49

Episode 309, “They’re all Tauren!”

Discord: Patreon: News Discovery happened. 9.6 million viewers Discovery episode 15 started filming yesterday. No technobabble. Yay!! Anovos DSC uniforms $425 thru Oct 1. $500 after that. Ship in summer 2018. Orville: They just keep getting better & better. Read more on Episode 309, “They’re all Tauren!”…

Duration: 01:02:31

Episode 308-Discovery Edition, “It was always Burnham since the world was turnin'”

Discord: Patreon: Our thoughts on Episodes 1 and 2 of Star Trek: Discovery

Duration: 00:37:12

Episode 308, “Zoom and enhance”

Discord: Patreon: News Discovery will have a mirror universe episode (directed by Frakes?) Disc First 4 episode titles: “The Vulcan Hello” “Battle at the Binary Stars” “Context is for Kings” “The butcher’s knife cares not for the lamb’s cry” First 2 hours shown tonight at 5pm. 50th anniversary TOS Polar Lights 1/350 model has amazing decals where originals were crappy. Read more on Episode 308, “Zoom and...

Duration: 01:17:42

Episode 307, “There’s dust everywhere!”

Discord: News Discover Music preview! US ONLY [clip] 2:22 Anovos Enterprise uniforms now available & shipping. $500. Two clips! Thoughts on CBSAA as we approach 9/24: Cuts out the middle-man. People are used to cable packages and such. Model is changing because…. People expect things for free nowadays, but people have to put food on the table. Ironically, it’s the “DVR Generation” that skips commercials that caused this. Stuff’s gotta get...

Duration: 01:00:33

Episode 306, “Traveler Mystery Tour”

News “The blue that dominates the Federation interface designs on Discovery will apparently evolve to something more TOS-like and colorful” New trailer mentions “You are explorers” and “fortune favors the bold”. Read more on Episode 306, “Traveler Mystery Tour”…

Duration: 01:25:43

Episode 305, “May cause anatomical inversion”

News Mike visited the Enterprise Bryan Fuller was pushed out because his scripts were months late & overbudget. Discovery S1: Klingon War. S2: Aftermath of Klingon War. S3: in work. Lootcrate Star Trek edition: Every other month starting Dec 2017. $39.99 for 1 or $34.99 for 6 – paid all at once. Anovos now has TNG skants (female only) @jbillingsly60 (Dr Phlox) is now on...

Duration: 01:07:34

Episode 304, “You sank my virtual space cruiser”

News Terry Farrell and Adam Nimoy are engaged QMX insignia badges $14.95 – not screen accurate, but better ones will come soon enough. I have one! From @EKavlar (Raven 322) Read more on Episode 304, “You sank my virtual space cruiser”…

Duration: 01:15:32

Episode 303, “They’re made of bacon”

News Shortly before Fontana’s report, NBC had replaced its old Nielsen rating system with a new and updated one. When they ran the original figures through their new system they found out much to their surprise that it had not only reached full penetration into their most coveted target audience, the male population between 18 and 45, but also that the series had been one of the most successful series the network had...

Duration: 01:15:40

Episode 302, “Kurzodo”

News People on twitter should stop being awful and nasty to the DSC team. Nobody deserves hatred. “There will be technobabble”. The whole “No God” thing was a misunderstanding. It’s allowed. Commercial! James Cawley has a new Fan Film Academy Kol has a Starfleet emblem. @isolinearchick...

Duration: 01:17:36

Episode 301, “It’s like writing checks”

News New EW article. Trek rehash: A disturbing trend. There will be tribbles on Discovery. Star Trek Continues: What Ships Are For Still can’t find EW issues on the newsstand. You can buy...

Duration: 01:21:57

Episode 300, “The Lorca Maneuver”

News So much Discovery news. New Discovery trailer is up. Still no shot of the DSC bridge 😀 USS Europa Different Klingons? Klingon Death Scream (from TNG) Possible TOS-type uniform Shots of Mudd “Challenge your preconceptions or they will challenge you” (from ENT – Tucker’s Vulcan teacher) Blue phasers! 😀 Michael’s parents died so Sarek/Amanda adopted...

Duration: 01:22:49

Episode 299, “Here’s to you, Mr. Weekly Rotating Chief Engineer”

News In Manitoba Canada, the Personalized license plate: ASIMIL8 license plate revoked as offensive to native people. Lic plate frame says “WE ARE THE BORG. RESISTANCE IS FUTILE.” The Justice Center for Constitutional Freedoms is advocating for owner to get plate back. Also communicator & phaser close-up videos. See @startrekcbs Read more on Episode 299, “Here’s to you,...

Duration: 01:48:01

Episode 298, “You’ve got the gold ring”

News DSC on the Space channel in Canada. Kirk Thatcher in Spider-Man Homecoming The Truth is in the Stars (2017) with William Shatner – Netflix – Star Trek’s influence on humanity. Read more on Episode 298, “You’ve got the gold ring”…

Duration: 01:16:03

Episode 297, “Model-T Borg”

Special guest Cara (@Xandara) fills in for Darrell! News Discovery says lots of Klingons and Game of Thrones-type deaths. Don’t get too close to the characters. Follows the GoT/WTD model, but is this good? I say, let’ discuss! Kate Mulgrew at DCC “There’s very little of that 7 years that I didn’t love… except the technobabble.” Aron Eisenberg on Twitter How to break up:...

Duration: 01:24:42

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