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Episode 214: The Menagerie

Episode 214: The Menagerie

Episode 214: The Menagerie

Aaron is back this week with Holly and David to discuss both parts of The Menagerie the Star Trek Original series two part episode. With Captain Pike being all the rage after Star Trek Discovery’s second season we thought we would go back to where Spock decides to take after his sister and stage a mutiny. Spock does this to help his former captain live a better life since his unfortunate radiation bath he had on a Crossfield class starship filled with clueless cadets. We discuss our thoughts on this classic two part episode as well as how we feel about it now within the larger context of discovery and knowing the character of captain pike so much better then we did before. Pour yourself a big stiff drink things are about to get silly on your weekly shot of Star Trek.

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Episode 211: Such Sweet Sorrow Part 2 Discovery S2E14

Episode 211: Such Sweet Sorrow Part 2

Phillip Malerich joins Aaron and David to discuss Such Sweet Sorrow Part 2 the season finale of Star Trek Discovery Season 2. Holly was once again was abducted by the Red Angels so she was unable to participate in the discussion this week. Most of the Star Trek news this week is related to the ending of Such Sweet Sorrow so we wait to the end of the episode to discuss this week’s news. Beware this episode contains full spoilers for Such Sweet Sorrow Part 2 and the second season of Star Trek Discovery Season 2. On many levels this episode is pretty much what we expected it to be. The biggest surprise to us was the lack of any real clear cliffhanger. The ending also felt like a great opener for a Captain Pike and Number One seres. This is something we discuss after we talk about our thoughts on the Second Season of Star Trek Discovery. I wonder what alcoholic drinks Kelpian X-wing pilots enjoy? If you have any ideas let us know, it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 210: Such Sweet Sorrow Discovery S2E13

Episode 210: Such Sweet Sorrow Discovery S2E13

Episode 210: Such Sweet Sorrow Discovery S2E13

Aaron, Holly, and David are all together to discuss Such Sweet Sorrow the second to last episode of the second season of Star Trek Discovery. Much like season one of Star Trek Discovery this episode does a lot to set up what will happen in the finale while withholding all the action for the finale. Even though this is the case it is an episode full of character moments for character other than Michael and we get a great look at the updated Enterprise bridge and it is a truly beautiful sight to behold.

We are all looking forward to see next week’s episode to see how the wrap up the season. There are a  ton of possibilities many of which could be very exciting. Once we finish the episode discussion we have a bit of a PSA at the end to clarify our thoughts on Star Trek and Discovery as a whole. Break out your finest wine and have a toast for parting is such sweet sorrow. It’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 209: Through the Valley of Shadows Discovery S2E12

Episode 209: Through the Valley of Shadows

Episode 209: Through the Valley of Shadows Discovery S2E12

Holly, Aaron and David are guestless this week and we three must walk Through the Valley of Shadows on our own! Through the Valley of Shadows is the twelfth episode of Star Trek Discovery we only have two more episodes before season two is over.

Anson Mount shines as Captain Pike in this week as his future is unveiled to him while he trying to find himself a time crystal on the Klingon monastery planet of Boreth. Michael goes of on an adventure with Spock and meets another assimilated section 31 agent who’s not super smart.

Is control the Genesis of the Borg, will the Season 2 of Star Trek Discovery tie into the Calypso Short Trek? Well we’ve got two weeks to find out. Grab your best quartz or time crystal infused spirit it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek.

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Episode 208: Perpetual Infinity Discovery S2E11

Episode 208: Perpetual Infinity Discovery S2E11

Episode 208: Perpetual Infinity Discovery S2E11

Long time listener and friend of the show Dave Kish joins Aaron and David on our podcast’s anniversary and to discuss Perpetual Infinity the 11th episode of the second season of Star Trek Discovery. This week Control jumps into Leland using nanoprobes to continue its quest to get the sphere data. Pike gets a grim vague image of his future, Michael eventually gets a heart to heart with her mother, and finally the friendship and trust between Ash and Georgio is put to the test. Will Michael save her mother from always going BACK TO THE FUTURE???? Find out this week on the Synthaholics coverage of Star Trek Discovery! If you are in a future with no life raid all the unattended liquor stores and pour yourself as much as you want, it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 207: The Red Angel Discovery S2E10

Episode 207: The Red Angel Discovery S2E10

Episode 207: The Red Angel Discovery S2E10

Guy Davis again joins Holly, Aaron, and David to discuss The Red Angel the tenth episode of the second season of Star Trek Discovery. This week there is some light news about the new Picard show, Patrick Stewart has red the script he is said to of enjoyed it and shooting for the show starts in April. In this episode we find out who the red angel is….. Or do we? Or is the switcharoo a red herring. I guess we fill find out next week? Unfortunately Guy is here for another exposition episode instead of a more plot heavy episode. In this episode section 31 comes to hang out with Discovery to try to capture the red angel. They need to set a mousetrap where Michael is the bait to catch herself maybe? What do you think Red Angels like to drink? Break out whatever you think that might be it’s time for your weekly shot or Star Trek!

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Episode 206: Project Daedalus Discovery S2E9

Episode 206: Project Daedalus Discovery S2E9

Episode 206: Project Daedalus Discovery S2E9

Jen the Klingon Pop Warrior joins Holly, Aaron, and David this week to discuss Project Daedalus this week’s episode of Star Trek Discovery. Jen brings us sad news that the Klingon Christmas Carol will not be playing at all this year. We also have some news about the Deep Space Nine documentary What We Left behind. Project Daedalus is the episode Holly was waiting for since this episode prominently features Airium. Unfortunately there are no Klingons in this episode two times having Jen on and no Klingons to talk about with her. We did record this episode on jolly old St. Patrick’s day so drinking and shenanigans are sure to ensue. It’s time to grab some more Guinness it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek.

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Episode 199: New Eden Discovery S2E2

Episode 199: New Eden Discover S2E2

Episode 199: New Eden Discovery S2E2

Natalie Schlichtmann joins Holly, Aaron and David this week to discuss New Eden the second episode of the second season Star Trek Discovery. You may remember Natalie for when she had a Taste for Armageddon in episode 108 now she’s back from some Discovery!

Before we get to the episode this week we hear some news about the Quentin Tarantino Star Trek since the Kelvin Star Trek 4 seems to be on hold. This podcast has full spoilers for New Eden please be sure to watch the episode before giving this podcast a listen if you don’t want to be spoiled. New Eden was a fun episode and it’s probably the most Star Trek like Star Trek Discovery has ever felt and this is a great thing. Time to dip into the sacramental wine it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 194: Spotting Dax III – Rules of Acquisition

It’s time for another episode of Spotting Dax! This week Aaron, Holly and David talk about the Star Trek Deep Space Nine season two episode Rules of Acquisition. Now we do hear you saying well isn’t this a Ferengi heavy episode?

You would be correct this is a Ferengi episode but, Dax is a way more interesting character and shows more character development in this episode as a side character then she did for her last two episodes. Just minutes into watching Rules of Acquisition we knew this was going to be a heavy episode. The episode opens with Dax playing Tango with a group of Ferengi and they discus Ferengi culture and the way women are treated in their culture. So once we finish the recap we have quite the discussion.

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Episode 189: Star Trek 2009

Episode 189: Star Trek 2009

Episode 189: Star Trek 2009

Holly is missing but David and Aaron must boldly continue on to discuss the first Star Trek reboot film, Star Trek the Star Trek. Before we get into the main topic this week we discuss the news that Michelle Yeoh may be getting her own Star Trek spin off. Also this week the latest Short Trek is out unfortunately Aaron has not seen it but David has and he gives this thoughts on the second short trek.

It has been a while since we have discussed a Star Trek movie on the podcast and since we have covered both into darkness and Star Trek Beyond, Star Trek 2009 seems like a good choice. While we both enjoyed this film for what it is, Aaron and David are both a little more worried now about the future of Star Trek on TV with Alex Kurtzman at the helm. Pour yourself your favorite 20th century drink it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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