Star Trek

STLDP 001 – Second Contact (S1E1)

My TWDTT/FTWDTT co-host Kyle McAdams and I bring you this new animated show on CBS All Access. Ruthie will be back for Discovery in October. This episode, we talk through the first episode of Star Trek: Lower Decks, titled Second Contact. This one was pretty much a split vote. I loved it and thought it was very respectful to the TNG era of the 1990’s. Kyle had a lot of issues with it, especially the pacing and format.

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STLDP 001 – Second Contact (S1E1)
Star Trek Lower Decks Podcast

 
 
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RBDS9 018 – Duet (S1E18)

James and Kim analyze S1 Ep 18 of DS9: Duet. A new Cardassian arrives at the station and he’s either an innocent filing clerk or the Butcher of Gallitep.

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RBDS9 018 – Duet (S1E18)
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STPC 018 – Patreon Call-in 8/1/2020

This is our August Patreon call-in show, recorded on August 1, 2020. Joining Ruthie and me are Kyle McAdams, who you may know from The Walking Dead Talk Through, Kim Voegle from Rebinge DS9, Lawrence Todd, Arend Mayes, Geoff Gentry, and Jim Matthews.

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STPC 018 – Patreon Call-in 8/1/2020
The Star Trek Picard Cast

 
 
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RBDS9 017 – Dramatis Personae (S1E17)

James and Kim analyze S1 Ep 17 of DS9: Dramatis Personae. Everyone is acting very oddly. Kira is on a power trip and Sisko is weirdly disinterested. What is Odo to do?

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RBDS9 017 – Dramatis Personae (S1E17)
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RBDS9 016 – The Forsaken (S1E16)

James and Kim analyze S1 Ep 16 of DS9: The Forsaken. Odo is fighting off Lwaxana’s (mostly) unwelcome advances while Dax and Miles are trying to house train a forsaken puppy/computer program.

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RBDS9 016 – The Forsaken (S1E16)
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RBDS9 015 – If Wishes Were Horses (S1E15)

James and Kim analyze S1 Ep 15 of DS9: If Wishes Were Horses. All kinds of weird stuff starts happening on the station. And oh yeah, we might all die (again).

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RBDS9 015 – If Wishes Were Horses (S1E15)
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RBDS9 014 – Progress (S1E14)

James and Kim analyze S1 Ep 14 of DS9: Progress. Kira is fighting a balance between her past, her present and the future of Bajor.

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RBDS9 014 – Progress (S1E14)
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RBDS9 013 – The Storyteller (S1E13)

James and Kim analyze S1 Ep 13 of DS9: The Storyteller. Miles and Julian have their first away mission together and it does not go well.

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RBDS9 013 – The Storyteller (S1E13)
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RBDS9 012 – Battle Lines (S1E12)

James and Kim analyze S1 Ep 12 of DS9: Battle Lines. Kai Opaka asks for a ride through the wormhole, but will it be a one way trip?

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RBDS9 012 – Battle Lines (S1E12)
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RBDS9 011 – Vortex (S1E11)

James and Kim analyze Season 1 Episode 11 of DS9: Vortex. Quark tries to scam some nasty dudes in bad costumes and another dude takes Odo for a bit of a ride.

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RBDS9 011 – Vortex (S1E11)
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RBDS9 010 – The Nagus (S1E10)

James and Kim analyze Season 1 Episode 10 of DS9: The Nagus. The Nagus arrives at DS9 and promptly drops dead. What has Quark done now?

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RBDS9 010 – The Nagus (S1E10)
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RBDS9 009 – Move Along Home (S1E9)

Allamaraine! James and Kim analyze Season 1 Episode 9 of DS9: Move Along Home. Quark’s shenanigans gets the crew in some hot water.

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RBDS9 009 – Move Along Home (S1E9)
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RBDS9 008 – The Passenger (S1E8)

James and Kim dive into Season 1 Episode 8 of DS9: The Passenger. Kira and Bashir return from a mission with an unexpected (and invisible) passenger.

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RBDS9 008 – The Passenger (S1E8)
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STPC 017 – Patreon Call-in 5/16/2020 – The Last Best Hope & Strange New Worlds

For Patreon call-in show #5, Brian and Ruthie are joined by Kim Voegele, Laurence Todd, James Robbins, Brian Shiro, and Jim Matthews. We discuss Star Trek: Picard – The Last Best Hope and the Star Trek: Strange New Worlds announcement.

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STPC 017 – Patreon Call-in 5/16/2020 – The Last Best Hope & Strange New Worlds
The Star Trek Picard Cast

 
 
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RBDS9 007 – Dax (S1E7)

James and Kim dive into Season 1 Episode 7 of DS9: Dax. Jadzia has to stand trial for crimes committed by Dax’s previous host.

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RBDS9 007 – Dax (S1E7)
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RBDS9 006 – Q-Less (S1E6)

James and Kim dive into Season 1 Episode 6 of DS9: Q-Less. Vash and Q arrive at the station and everything goes very badly.

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RBDS9 006 – Q-Less (S1E6)
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RBDS9 005 – Captive Pursuit (S1E5)

James and Kim dive into Season 1 Episode 5 of DS9: Captive Pursit. Miles makes a new friend from the Gamma Quadrant and he’s a little green.

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RBDS9 005 – Captive Pursuit (S1E5)
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STPC 016 – Star Trek: Picard – The Last Best Hope – Una McCormack

Ruthie & Brian sit down with Uma McCormack, author of Star Trek: Picard – The Last Best Hope and discuss writing the novel, finding the characters’ voices, and other story details from the novel. If you haven’t read the novel but are planning to, you may want to read it first. There are spoilers in this episode!

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STPC 016 – Star Trek: Picard – The Last Best Hope – Una McCormack
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RBDS9 004 – Babel (S1E4)

James and Kim dive into Season 1 Episode 4 of DS9: Babel. Miles is acting funny and not in a good way.

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RBDS9 004 – Babel (S1E4)
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STPC 015 – Patreon Call-in Show – 04/18/2020

We’re back for Episode 15 with our latest Patreon call-in show, which we are bringing to our regular listeners later than Patreon subscribers got it. This was recorded on April 18, 2020. Joining Brian and Ruthie are Kim Voegele, Laurence Todd (AKA LT from NC), Leigh Radtke (AKA Cybermam), Wes Huntington, Arend Mayes, and Mark Boaldin. We discuss Picard Season 1, Discovery Season 3, and the new Rebinge DS9 and Let’s Talk Through podcasts.

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STPC 015 – Patreon Call-in Show – 04/18/2020
The Star Trek Picard Cast

 
 
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RBDS9 003 – A Man Alone (S1E3)

James and Kim dive into Season 1 Episode 3 of DS9: A Man Alone. Odo is accused of murder when someone from his past suddenly dies.

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RBDS9 003 – A Man Alone (S1E3)
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LTT 001 – Galaxy Quest and Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary

Kyle, Mark, Ruthie and Lara discuss Sci-fi, Cons, Pop Culture influences that the movie Galaxy Quest beautifully portrayed and the behind the scenes shown in Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary.

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LTT 001 – Galaxy Quest and Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary
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RBDS9 002 – Past Prologue (S1E2)

James and Kim dive into Season 1 Episode 2 of DS9: Past Prologue. Kira’s loyalties are put to the test as her past comes back to haunt her.

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RBDS9 002 – Past Prologue (S1E2)
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RBDS9 001 – Emissary (S1E1)

James and Kim dive into Season 1 Episode 1 of DS9: Emissary. They discuss PTSD and debate rampant ear touching.

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RBDS9 001 – Emissary (S1E1)
Rebinge Deep Space Nine

 
 
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RBDS9 000 – Intro to Rebinge DS9 Podcast (S1E0)

James and Kim introduce themselves and kick off their rebinge of Star Trek DS9. Come along for the ride!

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RBDS9 000 – Intro to Rebinge DS9 Podcast (S1E0)
Rebinge Deep Space Nine

 
 
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STPC 014 – Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2 (S1E10)

For episode 14 of The Star Trek Picard Cast, Brian and Ruthie talk through your feedback on Season 1, Episode 10 of Star Trek: Picard, titled Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2. This episode’s teleplay was by Michael Chabon, its story was by Michael Chabon & Akiva Goldsman. It was directed by Akiva Goldsman. This was better than the previous episode, though not as good as it could have been.

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STPC 014 – Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2 (S1E10)
The Star Trek Picard Cast

 
 
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STPC 013 – Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 1 (S1E9)

For episode 13 of The Star Trek Picard Cast, Brian and Ruthie talk through your feedback on Season 1, Episode 9 of Star Trek: Picard, titled Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 1. This episode’s teleplay was by Michael Chabon & Ayelet Waldman, its story was by Michael Chabon & Ayelet Waldman & Akiva Goldsman. It was directed by Akiva Goldsman. The short version: We didn’t like this one very much.

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STPC 013 – Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 1 (S1E9)
The Star Trek Picard Cast

 
 
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STPC 012 – Broken Pieces (S1E8)

For episode 12 of The Star Trek Picard Cast, Brian and Ruthie talk through your feedback on Season 1, Episode 8 of Star Trek: Picard, titled Broken Pieces. This written by Michael Chabon, and directed by Maja Vrvilo.

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STPC 012 – Broken Pieces (S1E8)
The Star Trek Picard Cast

 
 
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STPC 011 – Nepenthe (S1E7)

For episode 11 of The Star Trek Picard Cast, Brian and Ruthie talk through your feedback on Season 1, Episode 7 of Star Trek: Picard, titled Nepenthe. This written by Samantha Humphrey and Michael Chabon, and directed by Doug Aarniokoski.

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STPC 011 – Nepenthe (S1E7)
The Star Trek Picard Cast

 
 
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STPC 010 – The Impossible Box (S1E6)

For episode 10 of The Star Trek Picard Cast, Brian and Ruthie talk through your feedback on Season 1, Episode 6 of Star Trek: Picard, titled The Impossible Box. This written by Nick Zayas, and directed by Maja Vrvilo.

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STPC 010 – The Impossible Box (S1E6)
The Star Trek Picard Cast

 
 
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STPC 009 – Stardust City Rag (S1E5)

For episode 9 of The Star Trek Picard Cast, Brian and Ruthie talk through your feedback on Season 1, Episode 5 of Star Trek: Picard, titled Stardust City Rag. This episode was written by Kirsten Beyer, and it was directed again by Jean-Luc Picard’s former Number One, Jonathan Frakes.

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STPC 009 – Stardust City Rag (S1E5)
The Star Trek Picard Cast

 
 
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STPC 008 – Absolute Candor (S1E4)

For episode 8 of The Star Trek Picard Cast, Brian and Ruthie talk through your feedback on Season 1, Episode 4 of Star Trek: Picard, titled Absolute Candor. This one has us meet someone we’ve been waiting for, and someone else Picard left behind.

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STPC 008 – Absolute Candor (S1E4)
The Star Trek Picard Cast

 
 
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STPC 007 – The End is the Beginning (S1E3)

For episode 7 of The Star Trek Picard Cast, Brian and Ruthie talk through your feedback on Season 1, Episode 3 of Star Trek: Picard, titled The End is the Beginning. We’re finally in space! It was a decent episode, but Brian took some issue with the cold open. And then, there’s the long-standing issue with the Federation economy… but we got to see Hugh! We also respond to some feedback we have gotten back from our listeners about the acting. And we had to talk about Commodore Oh’s ears, which you’ll see in our blog post!

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STPC 007 – The End is the Beginning (S1E3)
The Star Trek Picard Cast

 
 
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STPC 006 – Maps and Legends (S1E2)

For episode 6 of The Star Trek Picard Cast, Brian and Ruthie talk through Season 1, Episode 2 of Star Trek: Picard, titled Maps and Legends. Another great episode, although this one was a lot more exposition than the premiere.

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STPC 006 – Maps and Legends (S1E2)
The Star Trek Picard Cast

 
 
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STPC 005 – Remembrance (S1E1)

Brian and Ruthie are so happy to give you super-sized talk through of S1E1 of Star Trek: Picard, titled Remembrance. As usual, we received have tons of feedback for the episode, and we bring it all to you, along with our reaction to it, and add our own thoughts and reactions. TLDR: We both loved it… a lot!

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STPC 005 – Remembrance (S1E1)
The Star Trek Picard Cast

 
 
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STPC 002 – Other Characters Returning in Star Trek: Picard

For the second episode of The Star Trek Picard Cast, Brian and Ruthie focus on the other Star Trek characters that are returning for Picard that aren’t Picard. We speculate on what they might be doing on the show. We also speculate on what other characters we think might also return to Picard, and what other characters we’d like to see return.

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STPC 002 – Other Characters Returning in Star Trek: Picard
The Star Trek Picard Cast

 
 
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STPC 001 – Introduction to The Star Trek Picard Cast

Welcome to the first episode of The Star Trek Picard Cast! We bring you this introduction to us, Brian Meloche and Ruthie Rink, if you don’t know us already from The Star Trek Discovery Podcast, and details everything we know so far about Star Trek: Picard!

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STPC 001 – Introduction to The Star Trek Picard Cast
The Star Trek Picard Cast

 
 
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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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STDP 020 – Season 2 and Picard Show News Roundtable
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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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STDP 019 – Season 1 Roundtable
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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 018 – Will You Take My Hand? (S1E15)
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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 017 – The War Without, The War Within (S1E14)
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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 016 – What’s Past Is Prologue (S1E13)
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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 015 – Vaulting Ambition (S1E12)
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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 014 – The Wolf Inside (S1E11)
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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 013 – Despite Yourself (S1E10)
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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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STDP 012 – Season 1A Roundtable
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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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STDP 011 – Into the Forest I Go (S1E9)
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STDP 010 – Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum (S1E8)

Star Trek: Discovery – S1E8 – “Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum” On this episode of The Star Trek Discovery Podcast, Adam and I discuss Season 1 Episode 8, titled “Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum”. Saru knows fear! This episode does a deeper (but in my opi

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STDP 010 – Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum (S1E8)
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STDP 009 – Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad (S1E7)

On this episode of The Star Trek Discovery Podcast, Adam and I discuss Season 1 Episode 7, titled “Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad”. This episode marks the return of Harry Mudd, and a return to a classic Trek trope, a time loop!

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STDP 009 – Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad (S1E7)
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STDP 008 – Lethe (S1E6)

On this episode of The Star Trek Discovery Podcast, Adam and I discuss Season 1 Episode 6, titled Lethe. This episode was a bit of a departure from the long story arc we have seen so far from this series.

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STDP 008 – Lethe (S1E6)
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