Sunday, February 21, 2021

No, We Are Not Starfleet! (#335)

Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton deeply disappoint Captain Picard while discussing the major Trek players who refused the call of Starfleet. From Wesley's change of heart in TNG's final season, to Seven's stint with the Fenris Rangers and Jake Sisko's preference for journalism, the duo explore the character-driven reasons for why a Starfleet career may not be for everybody.

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Sunday, February 14, 2021

Ranking Star Trek's Early Seasons (#334)

Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton construct rudimentary cannons while revisiting both the original Star Trek and The Animated Series and then ranking the five seasons in worst-to-best order. With countless classic episodes, including Arena, The Enterprise Incident and Yesteryear, popping up throughout both shows' runs, crowning a winner will be no easy task. Then, as an added bonus, Tyler sits down with his girlfriend Rose to hear about her recent experience watching TOS for the first time.

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Sunday, February 7, 2021

Why the Stakes in Star Trek Matter (#333)

Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton roll around in the mud while underlining why apocalyptic events aren't required to establish compelling stakes in Trek. From Picard's fraught reunion with his brother, to Jake and Nog's baseball card hunt and Carbon Creek's Vulcan visitors, the duo reveal the smaller character-driven stories and moments that earned their emotional investment.   

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Sunday, January 31, 2021

Is Star Trek: Picard Meant to Be Binge-watched? (#332)

Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton admire their new golem bodies while determining whether Picard is a show that improves with rapid viewing, or depends on weekly consumption for full effect. Over the course of a spirited hour, the duo reveal their updated thoughts on the new series, break down each individual episode and rank this inaugural run against Discovery's first three seasons. Enjoy!

Also, make sure to watch Ché Fox's response to Subspace's character rankings!

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Sunday, January 24, 2021

Crafting the Perfect Season of Star Trek (#331)

Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton, along with special guest Scott Hardy of the SpyHards Podcast, embark on a daring mission to draft the ideal season of Trek. With 700+ hours of content to choose from, and only 27 episode slots, it is certainly no easy task! So tune in as the trio battle to make the right calls while facing down a barrage of extraordinarily grueling choices.  

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Sunday, January 17, 2021

Ranking Trek's Main Characters (#330)

Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton angrily veto one another while compiling their definitive ranked list of every single main character from Trek's many TV incarnations. From all-time titans like Kirk, Janeway and Picard, to fresh-faced newcomers such as Burnham, Soji and Boimler, the duo embark on perhaps their most challenging podcast mission yet!

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Sunday, January 10, 2021

"That Hope Is You, Part 2" - Star Trek: Discovery (#329)

Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton take a wild and wacky turbolift ride while wrapping up Discovery's third season with the eventful finale, That Hope Is You, Part 2! From Burnham's big career move, to the Emerald Chain's fate and those brand new uniforms, the duo delve into all the answers and lingering questions packed into this story arc's action-filled conclusion. 

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Sunday, January 3, 2021

"Su'Kal" & "There Is a Tide..." - Star Trek: Discovery (#328)

Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton toss their apples in the garbage while breaking down the two latest episodes of Star Trek: Discovery, Su'Kal and There Is a Tide... From the unlikely source of the Burn, to Osyraa's scheme and Tilly's first stint in the big chair, the duo explore all the major 32nd century happenings.    

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