Star Trek Lower Decks Podcast

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STLDP 020 – First First Contact (S2E10)

Star Trek Lower Decks Podcast
Star Trek Lower Decks Podcast
STLDP 020 - First First Contact (S2E10)
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Star Trek: Lower Decks – Season 2 Episode 10 – First First Contact

We’re back! Kyle, LT, and I (Brian) talk through Star Trek: Lower Decks S2E10, the season finale, titled First First Contact. This episode was written by showrunner Mike McMahan and directed by Jason Zarek.

To Be Continued…

Sorry for this coming as late as it did, but we had several things we had to remove, correct and/or edit this time around. As you can see from the length of this episode, we had a lot to talk about. One thing is for sure… We loved it! This episode had a lot going for it.

Easter Eggs – I needed some assistance this time from LT!

I think my fatigue and lack of time caught up to me this week because not only did it affect how long it took me to edit this time around, I made several mistakes in the Spot the References section. Thankfully, LT was there to catch several of them. One thing we didn’t catch was that there weren’t two California-class ships orbiting the planet at the end of the episode (in addition to the Cerritos, of course); there was only one. The other ship was a Parliament-class ship, like the USS Vancouver that was seen last season. That’s not that big of a deal, but I don’t like making mistakes!

Chapters

00:00:00 STLDP 020 – First First Contact (Lower Decks S2E10)
00:00:17 Intro
00:02:46 Feedback for Previous Episodes
00:15:02 About First First Contact
00:16:12 Ratings
00:20:30 Yeses
00:45:12 Nos
00:56:42 Not Good Enoughs
01:15:01 Open Hailing Frequencies (Listener Feedback)
01:41:09 Spot the References
02:08:37 Shipwide Announcements (News)
02:33:00 Wrap Up

What’s coming up on the network…

Now that the season of Lower Decks is done, we want to let you know what else is coming on this feed. Lots of Star Trek! First, Kim and James from our Rebinge DS9 podcast will be hosting Star Trek Prodigy, a RebingeIt Podcast, covering the newest animated show, Star Trek Prodigy. If you get this podcast from the Discovery, Picard, or Talk Through Media All-Inclusive Feed, there’s nothing for you to do. However, there will be a new feed just for children on that feed that will just be for Prodigy, and we’ll have more information on that in the next couple of days. In a few weeks, Ruthie and I will be returning with Season 4 of Star Trek: Discovery. After that, we will cover Season 2 of Star Trek: Picard and probably some time after that, Strange New Worlds. A lot of Trek will be coming your way from Talk Through Media for the months to come.

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