"Lower Decks" - Terminal Provocations
It's "danger in the Holodeck" time - so the trio is joined by Jessica from "Time & Space: A Doctor Who Podcast" to tackle "Badgey" and a maniac new-to-us ensign. From the "Chu Chu" dance to learning how to stay diplomatic with aliens, this latest episode from "Lower Decks" throws a lot at the audience. What were your favorite moments?
Lower Decks - "Cupid's Errant Arrow"
Love is in the ventilation system - and Mariner's suspicions about Boimler's girlfriend lead to (predictable?) hijinks, whilst Rutherford and Tendi look at the grass being greener on another starship. The trio is joined by Sabriel of the "Transporter Lock" podcast to talk about the latest shenanigans onboard the starship Cerritos. As the series reaches its season one midpoint, has the tone been established? What do we think of the characters? And what would "Star Trek: Saved By the Bell" look like? Let us know what jokes you enjoyed the most in the latest "Lower Decks."
The animated Cerritos engages in its first sister-ship mission that involves a promoted Mariner, a spastic Tendi, and an almost non-existent Rutherford (boo!). The trio is joined by Char to see how the characters are (or are not) moving along, our favorite jokes, and how we could “punch it” with some of the storylines.
Lower Decks Review - "Temporal Edict"
"Star Trek: Lower Decks" gets comfortable this week with its usual A and B "Ship Story" and "Planet Story." The former finds the lower decks "buffer time" policy going awry, whilst the Cerritos' first officer and Ensign Mariner tangle with conflicting ideas about protecting the crew. Grace, co-host of the "Women At Warp" podcast joins the trio to look at the jokes, characters, and all things animated in this third episode of the newest Trek series. What was your favorite moment?
There's a history of new Star Trek series hitting a bump in their second episode. Once all the characters have been introduced in the first episode, we know have to let them journey on their own. Does "Star Trek: Lower Decks" succeed in its second outing? The trio is joined by Robyn of the podcast network "Black Girls Create" to talk about the continuing adventures of the U.S.S. Cerritos ensigns. We explore the ship's various departments as Rutherford keeps changing uniforms, and we get more planetside antics with the wild duo of Boimler and Mariner. What were your favorite moments?