Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The Wacky Course-Correcting of Harry Mudd (#252)


Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton sip jippers and hock cudgels while breaking down the peculiar evolution of Trek's original con-man extraordinaire Harcourt Fenton Mudd. From his problematic 1966 debut in Mudd's Women to recent reinvention on Discovery, the duo examine his complicated legacy as a franchise icon and how he's benefitted from modern interpretation.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Weirdest & Wildest Alternate Trek Actors (#251)


Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton take a break from recasting themselves in order to delve into the franchise's complex history of hiring new actors to provide fresh takes on tried and true faves. From oft-covered icons like Spock, Picard and Pike, to strange stunt-casting, child versions and more, the duo debate which performances worked and which ones definitely didn't!

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

"Workforce" - Star Trek: Voyager (#250)


Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton bicker over how to properly calibrate primary reactor coils while breaking down Voyager's seventh season two-parter Workforce. Does the story's sci-fi world-building make sense? Where does Jaffen rank among Janeway romances? And why was Chakotay only really active in two-parters?

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