"Choose Your Pain" Analysis
Harry Mudd, Starfleet prisoners, Acting Captain Saru ... and lots of TV-MA material! All this and more in episode five of "Star Trek: Discovery," as the trio is joined by guest co-host Grace Moore (@BonecrusherJenk) of "Women at Warp - A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast." They discuss the continuing story of Captain Lorca, not knowing character names, and identifying the right Klingon.
What did you think of the adult themes in this episode? Are you looking forward to more of the same in the rest of season one?
"The Butcher's Knife Cares Not for the Lamb's Cry" Analysis.
Rank None Micheal Burnham begins to settle in with the crew of the Discovery as the trio talks episode four with guest co-host Michelle Toven (@mtoven). Captain Lorca sends the ship on its first mission via the spore drive, and we say goodbye & hello to members of the crew. Join the discussion of the newest episode of Star Trek: Discovery. What surprised you most about this episode?
"Context is for Kings" Analysis
The trio talks the third episode of "Star Trek: Discovery," which finally introduces the starship Discovery, its captain, crew, and mission. Guest co-host Eric Berry (@trekkieb47) of "Starfleet Escape PodCast" transports to Ceti Alpha 3 to help discuss prisoner Michael Burhnam's arrival on the Discovery, her landing party mission on the starship Glenn, and how everyone hates her on the dastardly pirate crew.
"The Vulcan Hello"/"Battle at Binary Star" Analysis.
The first two episodes of "Star Trek: Discovery" gave audiences a taste of what's to come in this sixth live action entry in the Star Trek franchise. The trio dives into the design of the show, the intricacies of the characters and their moral choices, and why each episode needs more of the "Robot Face" character. There is still much more to learn about this new series, but what do these first two entries tell us about what is to come?
What are your favorite and least favorite moments from the first two episodes - the two-hour series "prolouge"?
Star Trek: Discovery Premiere Reactions
In this supplemental transmission, the stranded trio shares their first thoughts about episodes one and two of Star Trek: Discovery. With CBS and CBS All Access (as well as Netflix, across the globe) showing this new Trek series, Daniel, Phillip, and Darren discuss what stood out, where they think the series is going, and what hit them as life-long Star Trek fans encountering the newest series in the franchise.
What were your first impressions? And have they changed after repeated viewings?