25 episodes

Chris is a life-long Trekker. Rachel is new, skeptical but begins to fall in love with Kirk, Spock, Uhura and the gang. Chris provides the background info, passion for sci-fi and nerd perspective, as they cover Roddenberry's The Original Series through the Animated Series and into the Star Trek movies. Rachel provides the questions, confusion, outsider's perspective and comedy. She entertains herself by writing songs and jingles for the show. Some have called this a Star Trek primer. A tight, half hour podcast covering and rating each episode in turn of the most influential TV show of all time.

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Chris is a life-long Trekker. Rachel is new, skeptical but begins to fall in love with Kirk, Spock, Uhura and the gang. Chris provides the background info, passion for sci-fi and nerd perspective, as they cover Roddenberry's The Original Series through the Animated Series and into the Star Trek movies. Rachel provides the questions, confusion, outsider's perspective and comedy. She entertains herself by writing songs and jingles for the show. Some have called this a Star Trek primer. A tight, half hour podcast covering and rating each episode in turn of the most influential TV show of all time.

    Episode 102 – Star Trek 3: The Search for Spock – Part 1

    Episode 102 – Star Trek 3: The Search for Spock – Part 1

    Come back in time with us to the year 2019 when we created this episode for BBC America’s Best of Spock Marathon. Ahhh Spock! So happy to have you back. Even if you are a pon-farring teen with no memories of your best friends. They’ll sort it all out somehow, right?

    • 26 min
    Episode 101 – Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan – Part 2

    Episode 101 – Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan – Part 2

    We’re back to wrap up our Khan-tastic two-parter! Over on Patreon.com/rachelwatchesstartrek there has been controversy about Chris’ illogical ratings for this episode. Some even think we should have gone higher!

    • 36 min
    Episode 100 – Star Trek 2: Wrath of Khan – Part 1

    Episode 100 – Star Trek 2: Wrath of Khan – Part 1

    We are 100 episodes old! Thank you patrons & listeners for making it so.







    It’s time for a stand-out Trek classic. Could it be 10s across the board? Join us for ggrrrrKhaaaaaaannnn!

    • 25 min
    Episode 99 – Star Trek: The Motion Picture – Part 2

    Episode 99 – Star Trek: The Motion Picture – Part 2

    It’s time to bring the movie home. Rachel finds out who Vgr is and is impressed by its real-life ancestors. Chris spills the gossip behind the scenes. Join us! 

    • 34 min
    Episode 98 – Star Trek: The Motion Picture – Part 1

    Episode 98 – Star Trek: The Motion Picture – Part 1

    Rachel and Chris go to the movies and embark on an adventure like no other! 42% on Rotten Tomatoes. They call it ‘Star Trek the Motionless Picture’ and ‘Where Nomad Has Gone Before’. William Shatner saw it and thought it was the sure end of the franchise. Here we share the story, background, gossip and rate it for concepts, entertainment and sexiness.







    Special thanks to Chad Fifer for our theme tune and to Greig Johnson for his vocal stylings!







    For the love of Kahless, please support us on Patreon!

    • 37 min
    How Sharper Than a Serpent’s Tooth & The Counter-Clock Incident: Episode 97

    How Sharper Than a Serpent’s Tooth & The Counter-Clock Incident: Episode 97

    This week, Rachel and Chris wrap up the animated series!







    Special thanks to Chad Fifer for our theme tune and to Greig Johnson for his vocal stylings!







    For the love of Kahless, please support us on Patreon!

    • 35 min

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