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Shuttle Pod 92 – “Top Three Characters”
How well do you know the Shuttle Pod Crew? For that matter, how well do you know your Trekkie friends? Think you could guess their top three favorite characters in all of the Star Trek franchise? This week, Kayla, Brian, and Jared sit down to discuss their top three, but with a fun twist. They first have to try and guess each others’.
All Access Star Trek: ‘Picard’ Update And Looking Back At ‘Discovery’ Season 3
Tony and Laurie talk about Patrick Stewart and Sonequa Martin-Green at the Critics Choice Awards and cover the latest news on the upcoming seasons of both Star Trek: Picard and Star Trek: Discovery. They review Discovery season 3 as a whole—what they liked, what they didn’t, and what they hope to see next season—and wrap up the podcast with a Data deepfake and some very nerdy donuts. Links to topics discussed in the pod Patrick Stewart Wins Best Actor At Critics Choice Super Awards For ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Watch the Critics Choice Super Awards on the CW Book Review: ‘Star Trek: Picard – The Dark Veil’ Delivers An Action-Mystery With Riker And Troi ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Producers And Stars On What’s Next For Captain Burnham And Season Four Listen: Saru And Michael’s Final ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 3 Logs Hint At What’s To Come In Season 4 Other mentions: Captain Janeway talks about the “different time” of Captain Sulu, Captain Kirk, and Dr. McCoy An Ursula K. Le Guin Short Story Inspired The Big Mystery For ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 3 BioTrekkie and The Admiral with Mohamed Noor & Jayne Brook: Episode 1 – Analyzing Alien Life: Biology in Star Trek Discovery Season 3 Episode 1 Trekbits: Tony: Data Gets A Deepfake Upgrade In ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Laurie: Dave Rothstein’s Sci-Fi Minis (from Neil Shurley’s Star Trekking newsletter) Buy your own talking Captain Picard action figure
All Access Star Trek: “That Hope Is You, Part 2” – ‘Discovery’ Season 3 Finale Review
Tony and Laurie talk about Dr. Mohamed Noor and Jayne Brook’s new web series, upcoming Voyager and Nichelle Nichols documentaries, and Whoopi Goldberg’s excitement about being on Star Trek: Picard. They review the Star Trek: Discovery season 3 finale “That Hope is You, Part 2,” then wrap up with a New Year’s Eve cameo by a Star Trek phone case and a piece of Star Trek casting history that surprised them both. Links to topics discussed in the pod Whoopi Goldberg Talks About Joining ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Season 2 Patrick Stewart Invites Whoopi Goldberg To Join ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Mohamed Noor And Jayne Brook To Explore ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Science With YouTube Miniseries ‘Star Trek: Voyager’ Documentary To Start Crowdfunding Pre-Orders In March The Shuttle Pod Crew Talks Making Star Trek Documentaries With David Zappone And Joe Kornbrodt ‘Woman In Motion’ Doc About Nichelle Nichols And NASA Coming To Theaters For One-Night February Event The Ready Room Other mentions: The Trill “rejoined” the Federation Deanna Troi takes the Bridge Officer’s Test in “Thine Own Self” The gormagander Trekbits: Tony: Kelly Osbourne with Laurie’s Juan Ortiz phone case Laurie: Rex Holman as Morgan Earp (TOS) and J’onn (Star Trek V) For more visit TrekMovie.com
All Access Star Trek: “There Is A Tide…” – ‘Discovery’ Episode 312 Review
Tony and Laurie talk about how COVID is impacting production on Star Trek Picard and Star Trek: Discovery, including the news that Tig Notaro is limiting her time as Jett Reno. They also talk about Michael Chabon’s newly revealed backstory for Riker and Troi and their son’s middle name: Worf. The podcasters then crawl through the Jeffries Tubes to review Star Trek’s latest homage to Die Hard, Discovery‘s “There Is A Tide…” featuring the return of Ken Mitchell. Links to topics discussed in the pod Jeri Ryan Confirms New ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Season 2 Production Start Date Tig Notaro Returning As Reno For ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 4, But Limiting Time Due To COVID Concerns Michael Chabon Reveals Riker-Troi Family Backstory On USS Titan, Including Son’s Middle Name Was Worf Other mentions: Tom Cruise yells at M:I 7 crew for not following COVID protocols Shakespeare in Star Trek Die Hard (and yes, it is a Christmas movie) Transparent displays is a dumb sci-fi trope Ken Mitchell’s various Star Trek roles Zora from “Calypso” Trekbits: Tony: THR: How James Bond Inspired This Underrated ‘Star Trek’ Episode Laurie: Picture Book: Fascinating: The Life of Leonard Nimoy Let us know what you think of the episode in the comments, and post your suggestions for topics we should cover when Discovery‘s third season ends. (We particularly appreciated last week’s discussions!)
Shuttle Pod 91 – Star Trek’s Legacy Of Social Commentary: TNG’s “The Drumhead”
Kayla, Jared, and returning host John Duchak discuss one of their favorite episodes of Star Trek — The Next Generation’s season 4 episode “The Drumhead” — in the context of how Star Trek has done social commentary. And, importantly, Kayla invites you to join her in never again being able to unsee the fact that the interrogation chair is actually a mediocre 1990’s office chair, complete with caster wheels, arm rests, and those little levers to adjust the height. So, go ahead and sit down in an office chair while we probe into the ancestral origins of your great-great-great-granduncle to decide whether or not you are allowed to hang out with us.
All Access Star Trek: “Su’Kal” – ‘Discovery’ Episode 311 Review
Tony and Laurie hypothesize about John de Lancie’s “You are going to be seeing more of me” comment, discuss Mary Wiseman and the ridiculousness of body-shaming, and Tony asks Doug Jones directly about shipping Saru and T’Rina. Then they dig into their review of Star Trek: Discovery‘s “Su’Kal,” which they both liked a great deal.