Sunday, January 30, 2022

"Message in a Bottle" - Voyager: VOY's Unlikely Turning Point? (#383)

Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton reprogram their subroutines while revisiting the classic Voyager episode Message in a Bottle, and determining if it marks an important shift in the direction of the show. The duo also discuss the final Picard S2 trailer, Playmates' new action figure line and this April's Star Trek: Mission Chicago con, as well as the fifth chapter of The Book of Boba Fett, Return of the Mandalorian.

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Sunday, January 23, 2022

PRO: "Kobayashi"/"First Con-tact"/"Time Amok" (#382)

Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton blast AC/DC riffs while delving into the latest batch of Prodigy episodes! From familiar favourites gracing the Enterprise-D bridge, to a new Ferengi antagonist and some high-concept time shenanigans, Trek's latest animated offering has plenty to discuss. Plus, the duo weigh in on Paramount+'s recently revealed upcoming Trek slate and the fourth chapter of The Book of Boba Fett, The Gathering Storm.

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Sunday, January 16, 2022

The Evolution of Star Trek Ensemble Casts (#381)

Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton apply for jobs as casting agents while exploring each series' approach to utilizing its primary characters. From the TOS triumvirate, to DS9's extremely balanced main players and Discovery's frequent line-up shake-ups, there have been many approaches to Star Trek storytelling. Listen in as the duo determine what works, and what doesn't. Plus, the hosts offer their thoughts on the first three episodes of The Book of Boba Fett.

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Sunday, January 9, 2022

DSC: "The Examples"/"Stormy Weather"/"...But to Connect" (#380)

Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton serenade each other through a crisis while catching up on the latest batch of Star Trek: Discovery episodes. From the intriguing introduction of Ruon Tarka, to Zora's emotional awakening and the mysterious threat of Species 10C, the duo tackle all the major new revelations. Plus, special guest Janine Smith beams in with her thoughts on the mid-season finale, as well as the journey thus far.

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