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Episode 178: Synthaholics Short

Episode 178: Synthaholics Short

Episode 178: Synthaholics Short

Aaron is on vacation and Holly is away, David is alone but the show must go on! Holly and David recorded some audio before we recorded Episode 169 of the podcast to use on a rainy day. The rainy day has come! To supplement the unused audio David turned to a Facebook live chat to get a few ideas. So before we get to the unused audio David briefly talks about two of the topics mentioned in the chat, why are there no superheroes in Star Trek and my thoughts on the Disney streaming service. Once that’s out of the way Holly asked me some questions that maybe a non trekkie might ask or someone who’s new to Star Trek might ask. Pardon the sound issues as I used my handheld recorder to record the pre and and after show and the day we recorded hope and fear we had some clipping issues so those exist on the audio because we recorded these the same day. When everyone returns we will be talking the Voyager Episode Heroes and Demons!

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Episode 177: Be Right Back

Episode 177: Be Right Back

Episode 177: Be Right Back

Holly Michelle is back this week to talk with Aaron and David about the Black Mirror Episode Be Right Back. Now don’t turn to a different podcast just yet! We very specifically picked this episode because if you listened to last week’s episode this episode fits in thematically to the discussion we had last week!

Be Right Back deals with grief and what that does to a person. It also confronts what if our personalities were put into a robot and will that be enough? After the episode recap we talk more about if we would want to live on after death so maybe our families will remember us and what the future may looks like to our descendants. We hope you held on tightly do your drink as we made that hard left turn into Black Mirror! At the top of the show we discuss the news of Patrick Stewart reprising his role as Jean-Luc Picard.

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Episode 176: Spotting Dax

Episode 176: Spotting Dax

Episode 176: Spotting Dax

Who’s a character we haven’t really spent a ton of time talking about? Well that would be Jadzia Dax! We feel like this character was underutilized and so our doing our first Spotting Dax Episode. This week we look briefly at the Star Trek Deep Space Nine pilot Emissary before jumping into the first Dax centric episode called…. you guessed Dax. Not really any news to talk this week but we do discuss what it may be like to live on in another body humanoid or otherwise! I hope you have some slug symbiont juice nearby, it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek.

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Episode 175: Time’s Arrow Featuring Jeff Heller

Episode 175: Time’s Arrow Featuring Jeff Heller

Episode 175: Time’s Arrow Featuring Jeff Heller

Aaron and David welcome Jeff Heller, of Film Dumpster, to the show to discuss the Star Trek TNG two parter Time’s Arrow. Before we get into the episode discussion Jeff talks to us about Film Dumpster and what they do there. San Diego Comic Con was this past week so we talk the trailers for Star Trek Discovery and The Orville season 2.

Jeff is a big fan of time travel so Time’s Arrow was a great episode to talk about. In this episode the crew of the enterprise go back in time to stop these soul sucking aliens and to find out why they found a 500 year old Data head. In this adventure they meet up with Ginun of the past, Jack London, and Mark Twain! Time to make yourself an Old Fashioned it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 174: Who Watches the Watchers?

Episode 174: Who Watches the Watchers?

Episode 174: Who Watches the Watchers?

David Duncan is off this week! So Aaron has the keys to the podcast. Will Aaron crash podcast into a ravine? In this thrilling ride Aaron is joined this episode with Robbie Palmer from the Nerdynomicon. Together they discuss Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “Who Watches the Watchers?”. Robbie & Aaron talk about their love for Twin Peaks and the actor Ray Wise. As they deconstruct this episode the topics of the Prime Directive, Ray Wise and Religion are discussed.

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Episode 173: Dear Doctor

Episode 173: Dear Doctor

Episode 173: Dear Doctor

After our fun filled episode last week it’s time to get serious, Aaron and David are back to discuss the Star Trek Enterprise episode “Dear Doctor”. “Dear Doctor” is a Phlox centered episode where he is asked to create a cure for the Valakians, a race dying of a genetic disease. The Valakians cohabits their planet peacefully with another humanoid race called the Menk.

Phlox ends up believing the Menk should be given a chance to thrive and with cure in hand he convinces Archer to not hand over the cure to the Valakians. After the recap of the episode Aaron and David debate whether or not Phlox and Archer committed genocide on the Valakians by as Kirk would say “Let them die!” We also have a listener email this week. Why don’t you pour a stiff drink for a serious conversation, it’s time for you weekly shot of star trek!

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Episode 172: Empok Nor (Featuring Dutchess and Kirk)

Episode 172: Empok Nor (Featuring Dutchess and Kirk)

Episode 172: Empok Nor (Featuring Dutchess and Kirk)

Aaron and David welcome our friends Dutchess and Kirk to discuss the Star Trek Deep Space Nine episode Empok Nor. We met Dutchess and Kirk at the Nickel City Con back in May and discovered Star Trek was a common interest. The Star Trek news we discuss this week is that Patrick Stuart is in talks to voice Picard in an animated Star Trek tv show. At hearing this news David has a change of heart about the possibilities of a potential new animated series.

Empok Nor is a fantastic episode that was selected by our guests this week. DS9 is being plagued with mechanical issues that just can’t be repaired and for some reason the parts they need can’t be replicated. Luckily the Cardasians have just abandoned Empok Nor a sister station to DS9. O’Brien, Garak and Nog lead an engineering team and a Bolian to their doom in hopes of collecting parts DS9 needs to function! You might want to drink hard for this one, it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek

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Episode 171: The Ballad of Thomas Riker

Episode 171: The Ballad of Thomas Riker

Episode 171: The Ballad of Thomas Riker

What happens when transporter accidents don’t kill you? Aaron and David are here to recount the ballad of Thomas Riker. Some fates are worse than death, like being stuck alone for 8 years to find out that you actually did make it out. You could also be pining for a woman for 8 years just to find out she only wants to be friends. Or you could steal the most advanced federation warship and then turn yourself over to the Cardassians to work the rest of your days in a labor camp. You could also be promised a daring rescue by a woman who forgets about you when she falls in love with a changeling. The Ballad of Thomas Riker is one paved with much sorrow and regret!

But before we jump into Star Trek The Next Generation episode “Second Chances” and the DS9 episode “Defiant” we have some more exciting star trek news to talk about! You may wipe the sweat from your brow no animated series episode today! Pour yourself a double of whatever you are drinking, it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 170: The Practical Joker and Emails

Episode 170: The Practical Joker and Emails

Episode 170: The Practical Joker and Emails

Aaron and David discuss the Star Trek animated series episode “The Practical Joker”. This week we also received two new emails and we read and answer both after the recap and discussion of “The Practical Joker.” But before we get to “The Practical Joker”  we discuss the Star Trek Discovery news that the showrunners Gretchen Berg and Aaron Harberts have been fired by CBS and are now longer working on Star Trek Discovery. Alex Kurtzman will be taking over as showrunner so Aaron and I also discuss our thoughts on that as well.

Did you ever think the USS Enterprise could or would have a sense of humor? It’s not something I have ever thought about but apparently some people did back in the 70s and this is how we got The Practical Joker! Also if you tweet be sure to twitter bomb Star Trek and Star Trek Discovery to #BringBackSybok and #WhereIsSybok. I recommend you pour yourself something strong. It’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 169: Hope and Fear

Episode 169: Hope and Fear

Episode 169: Hope and Fear

Holly Michelle is back joining David and Aaron on a discussion of the Star Trek Voyager season four finale “Hope and Fear”! This week there isn’t much news but we do have a long listener email that we do read and respond to this episode. This episode is one of the few Star Trek season finales that aren’t set up to be a mid season cliffhanger.

In “Hope and Fear” Ray Wise guest stars as Arturis an alien who claims to be a walking universal translator. Arturis helps decode a transmission from Starfleet that leads the Voyager crew to a ship the USS Dauntless. The USS Dauntless is equipped with a slipstream drive to get Voyager home in just three months! Is Arturis really a nice guy, is this just too good to be true? You might want to slipstream some booze in to your coffee to find this out, on your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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