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A Weekly Star Trek podcast focusing on the past, present, and future of Trek.

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A Weekly Star Trek podcast focusing on the past, present, and future of Trek.

    All My Hopes - Remembering Nichelle Nichols

    All My Hopes - Remembering Nichelle Nichols

    Join Girafe, Julian, and special guest David Majors from the Promenade Merchants Podcast for this very special edition of Strange New Pod celebrating the life and accomplishments of Nichelle Nichols.

    Tributes From:

    9:05 - Heather Rae From Mission Log Live

    16:15 - Heather Kirby From Promenade Merchants

    30:00 - Fatheree From Tex Trek

    35:04 - Emcee Frodis

    46:00 - Ashlyn & Rhianna Herd From The Duras Sisters Podcast

    54:02 - Adrienne From Where's Beverly? Read by Girafe

    56:40 - Cara from The Star Dispatch

    1:02:09 - Ashlyn Sings "Quietly Now" From the Fanzine "Goddess Uhura"

    1:08:19 - Myrriah Gossett From Star Trek Discovery Pod Read by Julian

    1:13:05 - Sohail A.K.A. Starfleet Boy

    1:19:25 - Marina From Le Quadrant Pop



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    Just Keep Circling: SDCC 2022 Wrap-Up w/ Myrriah Gossett

    Just Keep Circling: SDCC 2022 Wrap-Up w/ Myrriah Gossett

    We're back after a week off with all the news from Star Trek's big Hall H panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2022! Our friend Myrriah Gossett from Star Trek Discovery Pod joins Girafe, Hawk, and Julian to break it all down.

    Will Jean-Luc and the cast of TNG visit the Enterprise one more time in Picard's final season? Is there beef between Jean-Luc and Beverly? When Lower Decks returns in four weeks, how will Mariner, Boimler, Rutherford, and Tendi clear Captain Freeman's name? Who will we see when the Cerritos heads to Deep Space Nine? Plus, how will the big Strange New Worlds x Lower Decks crossover work?

    The SNP crew try to answer all those questions and more. Plus, the return of the Strange New Loop, mailbag, and much more on episode 93 of Strange New Pod!
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    The Orville New Horizons Episodes 1-4 Review

    The Orville New Horizons Episodes 1-4 Review

    Join Julian, Karyn, and Matt for episode one of our three-part Orville review series!
    This bonus podcast covers The Orville New Horizons episodes "Electric Sheep," "Shadow Realms," Mortality Paradox," and "Gently Falling Rain."
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    Balancing the Terror + Matthew MacFadzean Interview

    Balancing the Terror + Matthew MacFadzean Interview

    For the first time in 29 weeks, Strange New Pod doesn't have a new episode of Star Trek to review. Not to worry, though, as Strange New Worlds gave us plenty to deep dive and dissect.

    This week, it's the pod of old as the crew deep dive all the similarities and differences between the Strange New Worlds finale "A Quality of Mercy" and the classic TOS season one episode "Balance of Terror."

    The podcast also had the honor and privilege of sitting down with the Romulan Commander himself, Matthew MacFadzean. The SNP team talked about what it was like to take on such an iconic role, the makeup process, being on set during strictCOVID restrictions, and so much more.

    So grab a bottle of Romulan Ale, engage that cloak, and enjoy episode 92 of Strange New Pod!

    Time Index:

    6:43 - Interview with Matthew MacFadzean

    33:49 - Deep Diving "A Quality of Mercy and "Balance of Terror"

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    "A Quality of Mercy" Strange New Worlds S1 Finale Review w/ Rhianna Herd

    "A Quality of Mercy" Strange New Worlds S1 Finale Review w/ Rhianna Herd

    After an amazing freshman season, Strange New Worlds' first run has come to an end with an explosive finale! Join the SNP crew along with one-half of the Duras Sisters, Rhianna Herd, as they deep dive and review "A Quality of Mercy."

    What happens when Captain Pike is visited by the ghost of Balance of Terror’s future? How does Captain Kirk factor into the future events Pike inadvertently sets into motion? Can he make a case for peace with the Romulans? And what about that bombshell cliffhanger at the end of the episode? Strap in and go to warp as the team along with Rhianna answer all these questions and much more.

    Time Stamps:

    Act One: 10:41
    Act Two: 57:42
    Act Three: 1:24:27
    Permission to Speak Freely: 1:55:24
    Crew Member of the Week: 2:04:35
    Subspace T'Poll and Mailbag: 2:14:48

    A big congratulations to the cast and crew of Strange New Worlds for putting on such a terrific season of Star Trek. We can't wait for season two. 

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    The Duras Sisters Podcast
    The Duras Sisters Instagram
    The Duras Sisters Twitter
    Rhianna Herd on Instagram
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    SNW "All Those Who Wander" Review

    SNW "All Those Who Wander" Review

    It's the penultimate episode of Strange New Worlds season one, and "All Those Who Wander" Proves to be the series' most divisive episode yet.  Join Erik, Girafe, Hawk, and Julian as they review this classic sci-fi horror episode with a tragic and heartbreaking ending.

    What happens when the Enterprise responds to a distress call from the USS Peregrine? What shocking and terrifying discovery do Pike and his away team find on board? And what does the team think about that BIG sacrifice at the end of the episode? The SNP crew breaks it all down.

    Plus, the crew member of the week, the return of the red shirt counter, a fruitful mailbag, and so much more on the 90th episode of Strange New Pod! 
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Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

BlueCatShip ,

Strangely Soothing

What a great podcast! Great group of folks. They have so much fun, and we get the good and not-so-good of each episode, with differing viewpoints and neat guests.

JT Allen ,

Great Pod and Amazing Community Building

I always appreciate the different insights the team brings to Star Trek. I also appreciate the work they all do to build community among Star Trek fans.

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Incredible Star Trek pod!

A must for all fans!

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