What is the Federation? | DSC S03 Ep 01. Michael Burnham falls back into our lives as “Star Trek: Discovery” begins its third season ... and it’s into an unknown future. The trio review “That Hope Is You, Part 1” and then look into the question that the episode poses - what is the Federation? What could topple it? What could save it? Let us know what you think about the feasibility of the United Federation of Planets surviving for centuries.
"No Small Parts" - Star Trek: Lower Decks
The first season of Trek's second animated series comes to an end - and there is a lot jammed into it! The episode begins with an unexpectedly serious turn of events and soon the ensigns of the U.S.S. Cerritos are facing some life-changing events. What did you think of this season finale, and now that one season is in the bag, what do we think about "Lower Decks" overall?
Crisis Point - It's movie time! Grab the popcorn and soda (in the safety of your living room) and join the trio as they talk about the newest entry into the Star Trek feature film pantheon, thanks to Beckett Mariner. There are lots of gags and references to Trek films, both recent and older, that help bring this episode to life. Most of the characters have a moment to reveal a little more of themselves - and the surprise ending sets up the next episode, the season one finale. Let us know your favorite moments!
"Star Trek: Lower Decks" - Veritas
The trio is joined by Aaron Harvey of the podcast "Infinite Trek" to talk about an episode that balances individual storylines for our four animated characters. In this homage to "Star Trek VI," what does the perspectives tell us about the four ensigns and how does a hidden balloon explain everything? Let us know your favorite moment.
“Much Ado About Boimler.”
The first season of “Lower Decks” is almost over ... and is their potentially some character development afoot? The trio is joined by Sue from the Roddenberry podcast “Women at Warp” to look at Mariner battling alongside an Academy friend - what has Beckett lost by clinging to her single pip with a death grip and not pursuing that captain rank? We also take a trip to The Farm with Boimler and Dog. What references did we miss? And how could more Rutherford be added to this episode?
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