Speaker: Brian Meloche

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STDP 026 – Brother (S2E1)

We love Captain Pike! For episode 26 of The Star Trek Discovery Podcast, Ruthie and I discuss the Season 2 premiere of Star Trek: Discovery – S2E1, which is titled, Brother. It was written by Ted Sullivan & Gretchen J. Berg & Aaron Harberts (the latter two were the showrunners at the time this was filmed), and it was directed by the current showrunner and co-creator, Alex Kurtzman. We both loved this supersized movie-like premiere! If you haven’t given Discovery a try, this epic episode is one you can jump right in!

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STDP 025 – Season 2 Preview and Other News Roundtable

As we get ready for Star Trek: Discovery Season 2, we sat down for a marathon session with repeat panelists Steve Brown of the Panels to Pixels Podcast, Wes Huntington of the Minnesota Star Trek Nerd Podcast, and new panelists John McGrail of GSM’s Maid of Steel Podcast and Martin Donison of GSM’s Arrow Squad Podcast, Tomorrow’s Legends (@tomorowslegendsFacebook Group), and Sibercast (@Sibercast and Facebook Group) to discuss the Short Treks, news about the Picard series and Lower Decks, discuss other possible shows (including one that has since been announced) and then discuss what we expect for Season 2.

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STDP 024 – Short Treks Episode 4 – The Escape Artist

The Star Trek Discovery Podcast – STE4 – The Escape Artist

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STDP 023 – Short Treks Episode 3 – The Brightest Star

Star Trek: Discovery – Short Treks, Episode 3: The Brightest Star Ruthie and I are back with the third Short Trek! We recorded episodes for the first three Short Treks on Tuesday, December 18th in back to back to back fashion, and this is the final…

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STDP 022 – Short Treks Episode 2 – Calypso

Star Trek: Discovery – Short Treks, Episode 2: Calypso We’re finally back! Ruthie and I are back with the second Short Trek, titled Calypso!

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STDP 021 – Short Treks Episode 1 – Runaway

We’re finally back! Ruthie and I are back with The Star Trek Discovery Podcast, with the first of four mini-episodes, covering the Short Treks. We recorded the first three all on the same night, and we’ll be releasing them over the holidays. For this one, episode 21, we discuss the first Short Trek, with a focus on Ensign Sylvia Tilly, titled Runaway. Ruthie loved it, whereas I liked it but found a couple things to take issue with, one thing in particular.

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TWDTT 085 – Warning Signs (S9E3)

On episode 85 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Kyle, Mark, and I discuss The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 3, titled Warning Signs. We all loved it! We get closer to saying farewell to Rick, as the Oceansiders go vigilante on the Saviors, Anne becomes Jadis again, Gabriel isn’t a B (he’s an A). Should she be a Gregory or a Negan?

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TWDTT 083 – A New Beginning (S9E1)

On episode 83 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and I discuss The Walking Dead Season 9 Episode 1, the season premiere, titled A New Beginning. Mark loved it. I didn’t love it, but I liked it a lot. It was a setup episode, and a bit long, but there wasn’t much I could find fault with, unlike the second half of the Fear season 4.

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FTWDTT 051 – …I Lose Myself (S4E16)

On this episode 51 of Fear the Walking Dead Talk Through, Kyle, Mark and I discuss Fear the Walking Dead Season 4 Episode 16, the season finale, titled …I Lose Myself. While not the worst episode, it certainly wasn’t the best either. It had some great moments, particularly the moments between John and June, but this episode suffered from the same unbelievable use of time and distance and plot points that stretched my suspension of disbelief beyond the breaking point. I still look forward to what the show will come up with next season… but my anticipation is nothing like it was at the end of season 3.

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FTWDTT 050 – I Lose People… (S4E15)

On this episode 50 of Fear the Walking Dead Talk Through, Kyle, Mark and I discuss Fear the Walking Dead Season 4 Episode 15, titled I Lose People… This was a very good episode that finally made it clear what the showrunners were trying to do with this show, though it wasn’t without fault.

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STDP 020 – Season 2 and Picard Show News Roundtable

After a five month hiatus, we finally bring you the long awaited roundtable episode, covering news about Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 and the Picard TV series! Joining Ruthie and I are Mark Steve from the Panels to Pixels podcast.

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FTWDTT 049 – MM 54 (S4E14)

On this episode 49 of Fear the Walking Dead Talk Through, Kyle is out, as Mark and I discuss Fear the Walking Dead Season 4 Episode 14, titled MM 54. We finally get some backstory of the Filthy Woman, though it had some issues.

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FTWDTT 048 – Blackjack (S4E13)

On this episode 48 of Fear the Walking Dead Talk Through, we discuss Fear the Walking Dead Season 4 Episode 13, titled Blackjack. This episode brought in all of the characters, though not all together. Brian and Mark liked it a lot more than the last few episodes, but Kyle liked it a lot less.

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FTWDTT 047 – Weak (S4E12)

On this episode 47 of Fear the Walking Dead Talk Through, we discuss Fear the Walking Dead Season 4 Episode 12, titled Weak. This episode featured the directorial debut of Colman Domingo, and he did a good job in his first outing, with a well acted and directed story, that had a few negatives that I can’t really fault him for. We liked it, but not a lot. That said, it was better than last week.

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FTWDTT 046 – The Code (S4E11)

On this episode 46 of Fear the Walking Dead Talk Through, we discuss Fear the Walking Dead Season 4 Episode 11, titled The Code. This was a well acted episode, with interesting new characters, and a plot that has more holes than Swiss cheese! While Mark liked it, Kyle didn’t, and Brian thought it might have been the worst episode of the either Walking Dead show to date. Brian also updates you on his experiences this week with AMC Premiere.

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FTWDTT 045 – Close Your Eyes (S4E10)

On this episode 45 of Fear the Walking Dead Talk Through, we discuss Fear the Walking Dead Season 4 Episode 10, titled Close Your Eyes. We all thought this bottle episode was better than the mid-season premiere. Brian also talks about his experiences this week with AMC Premiere.

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FTWDTT 044 – People Like Us (S4E9)

Fear the Walking Dead, Season 4 Episode 9 – Hey Survivors! We are back with an episode of Fear the Walking Dead Talk Through! And a storm is blowing through… a strange one that defies physics!

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TWDTT 082 – Comic-Con, Other News and Brian Rants!

Brian is, Back in the Saddle Again, with Mark and Kyle to discuss all the news, trailers, past discussions of The Walking Dead and Fear The Walking Dead that came out of Comic-Con this year. Read More…

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FTWDTT 041 – Just in Case (S4E6)

So much to talk about. I think we all had a OMG moment with this episode. We discuss S4E6 of Fear the Walking Dead, titled Just in Case.

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FTWDTT 040 – Laura (S4E5)

For episode 40 of Fear the Walking Dead Talk Through, Kyle and I are again joined by TWDTT co-host Mark as we talk through Season 4, Episode 5 of Fear the Walking Dead, which is titled Laura. This was an amazing episode that we all loved.

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FTWDTT 039 – Buried (S4E4)

For episode 39 of Fear the Walking Dead Talk Through, Kyle and I are again joined by TWDTT co-host Mark as we talk through Season 4, Episode 4 of Fear the Walking Dead, which is titled Buried. This was a decent episode that oozed sadness.

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FTWDTT 038 – Good Out Here (S4E3)

For episode 38 of Fear the Walking Dead Talk Through, Kyle and I talk through Season 4, Episode 3 of Fear the Walking Dead, which is titled Good Out Here. This was a great but devastating episode, as we say goodbye to a character unexpectedly!

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FTWDTT 037 – Another Day in the Diamond (S4E2)

For episode 37 of Fear the Walking Dead Talk Through, Kyle, special guest co-host Mark from The Walking Dead Talk Through and I are joined by Lara, as we talk through Season 4, Episode 2 of Fear the Walking Dead,

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TWDTT 081 – Wrath (S8E16) Feedback

For this special feedback only episode 81 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark, Kyle and I give your feedback from Season 8, Episode 16 of The Walking Dead, which is titled Wrath. We also have a little news,

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FTWDTT 036 – What’s Your Story (S4E1) Feedback

For this special feedback only episode 36 of Fear the Walking Dead Talk Through, Kyle, Mark and I give your feedback from Season 4, Episode 1 of Fear the Walking Dead, which is titled What’s Your Story? We also have some Survivor Sunday feedback,

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TWDTT 080 – Wrath (S8E16) Roundtable

On this very special roundtable episode number 80 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, we talk through Season 8, Episode 16 of The Walking Dead, which is titled Wrath. We are joined again by Kristin, Rima, co-host of target=”_blank”>Legion ‘Cast,

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STDP 019 – Season 1 Roundtable

After a hiatus, we finally bring you the long awaited Season 1 Roundtable episode for Star Trek: Discovery! Joining Ruthie and I are my former co-host from this show, Adam, whom you can still hear on The Nerfherder Council Podcast, and Steve of the Panels to Pixels Podcast. We learn about his… well… let’s say Steve REALLY loves Denise Crosby! 🙂

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TWDTT 079 – Worth (S8E15)

On episode number 79 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and I talk through Season 8, Episode 15 of The Walking Dead, which is titled Worth. This episode was good, but not as good as some of the others in the second half.

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TWDTT 078 – Still Gotta Mean Something (S8E14)

On episode number 78 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and I talk through Season 8, Episode 14 of The Walking Dead, which is titled Still Gotta Mean Something. This was another great episode, as it seems all of the second half have been so far!

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TWDTT 077 – Do Not Send Us Astray (S8E13)

On episode number 77 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and I talk through Season 8, Episode 13 of The Walking Dead, which is titled Do Not Send Us Astray. There is a big, exciting battle at The Hilltop! For the most part, our heroes win.

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TWDTT 076 – The Key (S8E12)

During episode number 76 of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Mark and I talk through Season 8, Episode 12 of The Walking Dead, which is titled The Key. A grieving Rick takes his shot at Negan. Rather than go after Negan,

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TWDTT 075 – Dead or Alive Or (S8E11)

On this episode, Mark and I talk through Season 8, Episode 11 of The Walking Dead, which is titled Dead or Alive Or. We see the journey of Father Gabriel and The Hilltop’s Dr. Carson try to get back to The Hilltop and fail. Dr.

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TWDTT 074 – The Lost and the Plunderers (S8E10)

Mark and I talk through Season 8 Episode 10, titled The Lost and the Plunderers. Overall, we thought the episode was the best of the season, with particularly good performances by Steven Ogg and Pollyanna McIntosh.

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TWDTT 073 – Honor (S8E9)

On this episode of The Walking Dead Talk Through, I am joined by my new co-host, Mark Kirkman, no relation :-), as we analyze Season 8 Episode 9, titled Honor. Overall, we thought the episode was middle of the road, not bad but not great. We say farewell to Carl, but I was surprised that I didn’t cry.

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STDP 018 – Will You Take My Hand? (S1E15)

There was a lot to say about the season finale of Star Trek: Discovery, S1E15, titled Will You Take My Hand? We also got more feedback about S1E14 The War Without, The War Within. Ruthie & I analyze the episode, discuss your feedback,

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STDP 017 – The War Without, The War Within (S1E14)

There was a lot to say about S1E14 of Star Trek: Discovery, titled The War Without, The War Within, and we also got a lot more feedback about S1E13 What’s Past Is Prologue. So, sit back, put on your favorite set of headphones or take your favorite driv…

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STDP 016 – What’s Past Is Prologue (S1E13)

A lot of BIG STUFF happened during S1E13 of Star Trek: Discovery, titled What’s Past Is Prologue, so if you haven’t watched the episode, Ruthie and I would suggest you stop reading this now and don’t listen to us until you do!!!

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STDP 015 – Vaulting Ambition (S1E12)

Ruthie and I discuss Star Trek: Discovery S1E12, titled Vaulting Ambition. Our heroes continue to try to make it back home from the dog eat dog Mirror Universe, but get deeper and deeper. We both LOVED Vaulting Ambition!

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STDP 014 – The Wolf Inside (S1E11)

Ruthie and I discuss Star Trek: Discovery S1E11, titled The Wolf Inside. Our heroes continue to try to make it back home from the dog eat dog Mirror Universe. We see new but familiar races, several alternate versions of people we know,

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STDP 013 – Despite Yourself (S1E10)

On this episode of The Star Trek Discovery Podcast, new co-host Ruthie and I discuss the mid-season premiere of Star Trek: Discovery, S1E10, titled Despite Yourself. In the long standing tradition, Discovery travels to the Mirror Universe. Go Captain Killy!

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STDP 012 – Season 1A Roundtable

Star Trek Discovery returns on January 7th, but we return a bit early for a roundtable discussion on the first nine episodes of Season 1. Joining Adam and Brian are Mark Des Cotes of Solo Talk Media and my former co-host of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Ruthie Rink. With that, we have an important announcement.

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TWDTT 072 – How It’s Gotta Be (S8E8)

On this episode of The Walking Dead Talk Through, Brian is joined by Ben Beck of DC Prime Time and Lara Wille-Swink as we discuss S8E8 of The Walking Dead, the midseason finale, titled How It’s Gotta Be.

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TWDTT 071 – Time For After (S8E7) Feedback

On the conclusion of a very special 2-parter of The Walking Dead Talk Through, we give your feedback and notes of Season 8, Episode 7 of The Walking Dead, which is titled Time For After. I am joined again by Rima,

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TWDTT 070 – Time For After (S8E7) Review

On this very special 2-part episode of The Walking Dead Talk Through, we discuss Season 8, Episode 7 of The Walking Dead, which is titled Time For After. I am joined by Rima, from the Strange Indeed podcast, and Kristin from House Podcastica.

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FTWDTT 034 – Season 4 – TWD/FTWD Crossover Character Revealed!

Wow… it’s here! They dropped a bomb on us and revealed who is crossing over from The Walking Dead into Fear The Walking Dead. Read More…

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TWDTT 069 – The King, the Widow, and Rick (S8E6)

On this episode of The Walking Dead Talk Through, we discuss Season 8, Episode 6 of The Walking Dead, which is deceptively titled The King, the Widow, and Rick. For this episode, I am joined by returning guest host Reese Nicole Brown of The Introverted…

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TWDTT 068 – The Big Scary U (S8E5)

On this episode of The Walking Dead Talk Through, we discuss Season 8, Episode 5 of The Walking Dead, which is titled The Big Scary U. For this episode, I am joined by Mark Kirkman and Clare Retterer!

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STDP 011 – Into the Forest I Go (S1E9)

On this episode of The Star Trek Discovery Podcast, Adam and I discuss the mid-season finale of Star Trek: Discovery, S1E9, titled Into the Forest I Go. I thought this was the best episode to date. Adam wasn’t as impressed, but also enjoyed the episode.

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TWDTT 067 – Some Guy (S8E4)

For this episode of The Walking Dead Talk Through, we discuss Season 8, Episode 4 of The Walking Dead, which is titled “Some Guy”, and the post-Ruthie period of this podcast begins. For the rest of this half season, through Episode 8 in December,

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TWDTT 066 – Monsters (S8E3)

Monsters is the third episode of season 8 and the topic of our discussion this week. A season 1 character returns that can’t compete with the return of Morgan, but he gets killed off anyway, so it doesn’t really matter.

This is the final episode with Ruthie as co-host. She announced this week that she is stepping down, effectivel immediately. Brian will continue to do the show with guest hosts until a co-host can be chosen.

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