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Hosted ByBrian Meloche & Ruthie Rink

The Star Trek: Discovery Podcast is an in-depth discussion about Star Trek: Discovery, shown weekly on CBS All Access in the U.S., Space in Canada and Netflix everywhere else. We're Brian Meloche and Ruthie Rink, two long-time Star Trek fans, and each episode we analyze the story, characters, and the show’s placement in the Star Trek universe. Our listeners are very important to us, and your feedback is an essential part of this podcast. Thanks for listening!

STDP 049 – Far From Home (S3E2)

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STDP 049 - Far From Home (S3E2)

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 3 Episode 2 – Far From Home

We’re back! Brian and Ruthie talk through Star Trek: Discovery, Season 3 Episode 2, titled Far From Home. Like the premiere, this episode was written by Michelle Paradise & Jenny Lumet & Alex Kurtzman and directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi.


If you haven’t seen this episode of Star Trek: Discovery, stop right now!!! Go watch it, then come back!!! We’ll be here for you!

Welcome… to the future!!!

The USS Discovery has arrived in the 32nd Century, but it had a bumpy ride. It lands on an inhospitable planet, known only by its inhabitants as The Colony. Several people have their bells rung, Detmer especially. There wasn’t really any payoff to Detmer, but we might see something from this in future episodes.

Hazmat clean-up on aisle 5!!!

Jett Reno is back, and boy was she funny this episode! She had some of the best lines ever heard on this show.

Bad guys

This episode had a bit of a Western feel, with a barroom brawl and a villain. More to follow…

Spot the References…

Again, there were a lot of references this week, though not as many as last week. I used this Den of Geek article to help find them.


00:00:00 STDP 049 – Far From Home (S3E2)
00:00:17 Intro
00:01:11 Feedback for Prior Episodes
00:26:18 About Far From Home
00:29:47 Ratings
00:36:41 Yeses
01:01:03 Nos
01:20:43 Hold Your Horses
01:44:04 Listener Feedback
01:59:40 Our Notes
02:00:41 Spot the References
02:07:37 Shipwide Announcements
02:16:09 Wrap Up

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