Star Trek Discovery Podcast

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STDP 051 – Forget Me Not (S3E4)

STDP 051 – Forget Me Not (S3E4)
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STDP 051 – Forget Me Not (S3E4)

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 3 Episode 4 – Forget Me Not

We’re back but not all of us. Unfortunately, Ruthie cannot join us again this week due to her power still being out at the time of recording, so Brian is joined by LT from NC for the second week in a row to talk through Star Trek: Discovery, Season 3 Episode 4, titled Forget Me Not. This episode was written by Alan McElroy & Chris Silvestri & Anthony Maranville and directed by Hanelle M. Culpepper, who directed the first three episodes of Star Trek: Picard.

SPOILERS AHEAD!!!

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!

Trill

We arrive on the Trill homeworld and, unlike Earth, the world is welcome to Starfleet. What they weren’t so welcome to was a symbiont in a non-Trill host. We both enjoyed most of what we saw in this story, although it did have a few weak points.

Thanksgiving Day Dinner, Starfleet Style!

One of the more amusing parts of this story was the Saru dinner, a sort of Thanksgiving day festivity on the Discovery, followed by a holo-movie.

Zora is alive!

We finally see something from the second Short Trek, Calypso. Zora, the artificial intelligence we see interact with Craft in that Short Trek, emerges when the computer does not give Saru good recommendations. Limiting dairy and therapeutic coloring books aren’t going to do it for this crew!

Spot the References…

Again, there were a lot of references this week, more than last week. I used this Den of Geek article to help find them.

Chapters

00:00:00 STDP 051 – Forget Me Not (Star Trek: Discovery S3E4)
00:00:17 Intro
00:03:17 Feedback from Past Episodes
00:09:15 About Forget Me Not
00:12:44 Ratings
00:15:18 Yeses
00:39:05 Nos
01:03:42 Hold Your Horses
01:21:54 Listener Feedback
01:45:11 Our Notes
01:49:44 Spot the References/47
02:01:47 Shipwide Announcements
02:06:43 Wrap Up

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