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Episode 192: Realm of Fear

Episode 192: Realm of Fear

Episode 192: Realm of Fear

Arron, Holly, and David are back this week to talk the TNG Episode Realm of Fear! No Star Trek news this week but the next Short Trek will be out before we record next week so we should of that to talk about next week. Realm of Fear is one of the Next Generation Episodes that features Dwight Schultz as Barclay! Barclay is one of our favorite recurring characters in Star Trek, so it’s about time we do an episode that is all about him.

In this episode we learn Barclay has an extreme and possibly irrational fear of being transported. Barclay must overcome his fears to help solve the mystery about what happened to the USS Yosemite. Because this episode focuses on his fear that seems to be on the irrational side we get into a discussion on what some of our irrational fears are! Pour yourself a drink that will help calm your nerves it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 191: The Expanse

Episode 191: The Expanse

Episode 191: The Expanse

Aaron has returned from his Section 31 outing and with all of us together again we discuss the Enterprise season two episode The Expanse. Aaron did gather some news on his away mission. It seems Michael Dorn is interested in joining the Picard series if his part is meaningful. Also the Midnight’s Edge youtube channel did an interview with Wrath of Khan writer/director Nicholas Meyer.

We have decided to tackle the Xindi Enterprise arc starting with this episode to examine is it really as bad or as good as some people remember. Do not fret this hasn’t just become an Enterprise podcast. We will keep our regular seemingly random selection of episodes until season two of Discovery airs. But each time we need to cover Enterprise will just move along the season one episode at a time! Grab your favorite drink to help you thought the Xindi arc it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 190: Annihilation

Episode 190: Annihilation

Episode 190: Annihilation

Aaron is off on an above top secret Section 31 mission so Holly and David use this week to talk about the 2018 Sci-fi Thriller Annihilation. Annihilation stars Natalie Portman and Oscar Isaac in a very thought provoking sci-fi film where the main theme is self destruction. Holly gives us the movie recap this week and we discuss the film what we thought of it and some of our favorite and least favorite things about the film. Unfortunately this week was light on Star Trek news and Holly has yet to see the Short Trek Calypso. Pour yourself your finest mixed drink in honor of all the mixed up life forms in the shimmer, it’s time for your weekly shot of Science Fiction!

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Episode 188: Spotting Dax II – Invasive Procedures

Episode 188: Spotting Dax II - Invasive Procedures

Episode 188: Spotting Dax II – Invasive Procedures

The Halloween time is over and it has been a while since we’ve Spotted Dax, so this week we are talking Invasive Procedures. This week unfortunately Holly was not able to join us but she emailed us audio of her thoughts for this episode.

This week there wasn’t really anything too newsworthy thought we do discuss our plans for Episode 200 toward the end of the show. So please tune in for that we are wanting listener participation to make episode 200 something very special! The second time Deep Space Nine gives Dax her own episode it is again somewhat underwhelming as it doesn’t get to really show what the character is capable of. We will continue to look forward to when Dax comes into her own. Pour yourself a drink it’s time to be rejoined in your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 187: Catspaw

Episode 187: Catspaw

Episode 187: Catspaw

Happy Halloween from Synthaholics and the Star Trek episode Catspaw! But before we get into the episode we have some Star Trek news. This week it was announced that there was going to be a new Star Trek animated sitcom called Lower Decks! We all give our thoughts and opinions on this new show before we break down Catspaw.

Catspaw was designed to be a Halloween episode of Star Trek so we thought it was a prefect time do discuss this episode. Beware all who enter and listen to this podcast, lots of silliness ensues cat and bird noises abound! This episode we also talk about how Halloween was for each of us growing up, turns out the three of us all had some pretty strict upbringings when it comes to Halloween. Break out your Halloween treats it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 185: Real Life

Episode 185: Real Life

Episode 185: Real Life

This week on Synthaholics David and Aaron discuss the Star Trek Voyager episode Real Life. Unfortunately Holly was not feeling well this week and unable to join us. But before we get into the voyager episode we talk a little Discovery news and about our expectations for season two.

We quickly discover that Real Life is one of Aaron least favorite episodes of Star Trek. While David doesn’t love the episode he is able to find more redeeming qualities in the episode. After the episode recap we get into talk about family life and how it was growing up for Aaron and I and how we compare to the doctors children. Pour yourself a double of whatever you are drinking it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 184: I Borg

Episode 184: I Borg

Episode 184: I Borg

The three Synthaholics are back on their regular schedule and no audio issues! This week they discuss I Borg from the 5th season of Star Trek The Next Generation. Before we get into the episode discussion we have some Star Trek Discovery news. At NYCC the second trailer for Star Trek Discovery dropped and we were all pretty blown away by it. Robbie from The Nerdynomicon Podcast joins us to discuss the trailer before beaming out. The first Short Trek Runaway is out and we got full spoilers on it. I Borg is a fantastic episode involving the borg and deals with the moral questions of how we may view our enemies. Check out the Synthaholics YouTube channel to learn how to make a Borg Queen Martini so you can drink along with your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 183: The Muse

Episode 183: The Muse

Episode 183: The Muse

Aaron, Holly, and David are back this week to discuss the Star Trek Deep Space Nine episode The Muse! It’s been a month but we are all back in the recording booth again. Due to technical difficulties our news segment and the beginning of the recap are missing. Luckily the majority of the show is intact and the important philosophical discussions about long life and moderate success vs short life and mind blowing success is all there. This episode surprised us as it was better then we remembered it being. The Muse is Majel Barrett final on screen performance as Lwaxana Troi and it is a very touching one with her side story with Odo. Pour yourself a tall drink it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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Episode 182: Ender’s Game

Episode 182: Ender's Game

Episode 182: Ender’s Game

Michael Vine joins Aaron O’Brian and Holly Michelle Vine to discuss the Sci-fi film and novel Ender’s Game! David was at RocCon so Aaron takes the reigns this week. Ender’s Game is the first book in a sci-fi series from the 80’s that was made into movie in 2013. Aaron and Holly break down the movie and discuss the similarities and differences between the book and the film adaptation. Michael chimes in to give his takes on the military aspects of the film. Aaron also brings to light some of the controversy author Orson Scott Card got caught up in that probably ended up making the movie not as successful as it could of been. Pour yourself a drink it’s time for your weekly shot of Science fiction!

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Episode 181: In a Mirror, Darkly

Episode 181: In a Mirror, Darkly

Episode 181: In a Mirror, Darkly

Last week Holly had some burning questions about the Tholians, so Aaron and David join Holly and  we take a look at the next time we see the Tholians “In a Mirror, Darkly”! Before we get into the episode Aaron has some news from the Star Trek Discovery cast fresh out of Fan Expo. “In a Mirror, Darkly” is a two part episode in Star Trek Enterprise’s fourth season. In this two parter we find out what happens with the Defiant after it was lost in interphasic space.

Oddly enough it ends up in the mirror universe 100 years in the past. After seeing Star Trek Discovery we all kind of scratch our heads at some of the actions that happen between the characters in this two parter. It seems at this time in the mirror universe everyone’s a little less murdery. Because there are multiple times in these episodes where character fight but they just let the loser live once they are beaten. But all in all we enjoyed “In a Mirror, Darkly”. Pour yourself a Gorn drink it’s time for your weekly shot of Star Trek!

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