Star Trek: Discovery S3 E2 – “Far From Home”

Today, we’re going to discuss “Far From Home,” the second episode for Season 3 of Star Trek: Discovery. It was directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi and written by Michelle Paradise, Jenny Lumet & Alex Kurtzman.

We summarize the plot and then discuss our impressions of the show. We’ll end our podcast with recent Star Trek news. Continue reading Star Trek: Discovery S3 E2 – “Far From Home”

Star Trek: Discovery S3 E1 – “That Hope Is You, Part 1”

Welcome to Star Trek: Age of Discovery. Today, we’re going to breakdown the Season 3 premiere of Star Trek: Discovery, “That Hope Is You, Part 1.”

The crew of the Discovery had planned to travel 930 years into the future to nullify a threat to all life posed by the AI, Control. However, after emerging out the wormhole, Michael Burnham finds herself separated from the ship and in a strange new world where the Federation is a pale form of the interstellar organization she knew. Continue reading Star Trek: Discovery S3 E1 – “That Hope Is You, Part 1”

Star Trek: Lower Decks S1 E9 – “Crisis Point”

Today, we’re tackling “Crisis Point,” the ninth and penultimate episode of Star Trek: Lower Decks.

This week’s episode of Star Trek: Lower Decks featured a story centered on Ensign Beckett Mariner’s lone wolf/‘buck the system’ approach. We’ve been building up to this moment since the first episode, “Second Contact.” We will get into all of this later in the analysis. Continue reading Star Trek: Lower Decks S1 E9 – “Crisis Point”

Star Trek: Lower Decks S1 E6 – “Terminal Provocations”

Today, we breakdown the sixth episode of Star Trek: Lower Decks entitled “Terminal Provocations.” After we summarize the plot we’ll analyze the episode, and discuss our overall impressions. We’ll end our podcast with a review of The Star Trek Day activities and news. Continue reading Star Trek: Lower Decks S1 E6 – “Terminal Provocations”

Star Trek: Lower Decks S1 E5 – “Cupid’s Errant Arrow”

In today’s episode: 1) Boimler has a girlfriend! And she’s real! Mariner is going to get to the bottom of that. Literally!! 2) Rutherford and Tendi are going to discover there’s no place like the Cerritos, and 3) Capt. Freeman is going to blow things up.

We are going to look at “Cupid’s Errant Arrow,” Episode Five of Star Trek: Lower Decks. We’ll summarize the plotlines and then share our reactions to the show. We’ll end our podcast with the news about the first-ever Star Trek Day Celebration honoring the 54th Anniversary of the premiere of Star Trek on TV. Enjoy! Continue reading Star Trek: Lower Decks S1 E5 – “Cupid’s Errant Arrow”