Requiem for Data.
The death of Data in Star Trek: Nemesis remains controversial. Some see it as a logical end to his story. Others see it as a random checklist event that leaves a bitter after taste. No matter your opinion, fans know that Brent Spiner and his android character will be returning to the franchise in Star Trek: Picard. What form will it take? What has happened in the intervening years? Do we all acknowledge B4? Join the discussion as we dive into the legacy of Data’s death.
Trivia and Random Rankings
The trio take a break from hard-hitting, Star Trek analysis for a session of Trek trivia and random rankings. Phillip plays host as Darren and Daniel attempt to answer a slew of questions covering the Star Trek franchise. They also take turns ranking their top four in a variety of off-the-wall categories like Top Four Crew Quarters and Top Four Opening Title Sequences. Join the fun, let us know your rankings, and if you answered all the trivia questions correctly.
The Future of the Enterprise-E.
Jean-Luc Picard will return to the small screen in 2020, and fans will get answers to a lot of “What happened to...?” questions. One of those questions is, What happened to the Enterprise-E? Is it still in service? Who’s in command? Was it destroyed? Decommissioned? The trio look at the possibilities and what it could mean to the Star Trek Universe. They also review the latest Short Trek, “The Trouble with Edward.” Let us know if you want to see the Enterprise-E again.
Star Trek Universe Updates
It's been a busy fall for the Star Trek franchise! More details have come out about the beginning of "Star Trek: Picard" and season three of "Star Trek: Discovery." The second season of Short Treks has begun, with the initial release of "Q&A," a Spock/Number One vignette set aboard Captain Pike's Enterprise. The trio reacts to all these recent developments and what the future holds for Star Trek in 2020.
Are They Really That Bad? - Star Trek: The Motion Picture.
It's the 40th anniversary of Star Trek's first movie - and there are mixed feelings. Franchise fans are glad that TMP led to Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, eventually creating many movies and television series. However, TMP is also the infamous "Motionless Picture." But, is it really that bad? The trio rewatch this 1979 feature film and look at the characters of Captain Decker, potential Badmiral Kirk, a civilian Spock who seems similar to his Star Trek: Discovery counterpart, and everyone's favorite Disco Bones. Do the special effects really take away from the story? Is there an actual story to tell that can fill a movie? And does the enjoyment of the movie depend on how you watch it? Let us know your opinion of TMP and whether it's really that bad.