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Star Trek has always been our favorite Universe! We will break down past and present Star Trek, discuss the events of the day, and talk about our hopes and fears for the future!

Matthew Carroll and David C. Roberson


    • Oct 3, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
    • every other week NEW EPISODES
    • 44m AVG DURATION
    • 182 EPISODES

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    Lower Decks 3x06 - "Hear All, Trust Nothing" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 27:02


    Deep Space Nine is back! This episode we're talking about Lower Decks 3x06 - "Hear All, Trust Nothing"

    Lower Decks 3x05 - "Reflections" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 26:38


    We're starting with the man in the mirror. We're asking him to change his ways.Review for Star Trek: Lower Decks 3x05, "Reflections"

    Lower Decks 3x04 - "Room for Growth" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 32:47


    Reviewing Lower Decks 3x04, "Room for Growth"!

    Lower Decks 3x01, 02, 03 Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 36:20


    We're playing catch-up and reviewing the first three episodes of Star Trek: Lower Decks season 3: "Grounded", "The Least Dangerous Game", and "Mining The Mind's Mines"!

    Star Trek Day Trailers & News

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 30:18


    We're getting into the Star Trek Day trailers and news in this episode, from Star Trek: Picard to Lower Decks, Prodigy, Discovery, Strange New Worlds, Khan: Ceti Alpha V, and Online! We have trailers, clips, and all sorts of little tidbits including release dates!

    SDCC Trek Trailers and News Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 82:15


    SDCC Trek Trailers and News Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 49:15


    It's part one of our SDCC news coverage for Star Trek: Picard season 3, Strange New Worlds, Lower Decks and Discovery!

    Trek Newcomer Reviews The Original/Animated Series

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 86:39


    Today Dave interviews Christianna Traynor, a 29 year-old who has just finished watching Star Trek The Original Series and Animated Series for the first time! She'll be fielding questions from the host and the listeners about her favorite characters and episodes, her thoughts on the diversity of the series and its use of allegory as well as drawing comparisons with the J.J. Abrams films which was her first introduction to the world of Trek!

    Strange New Worlds 1x10 - "A Quality of Mercy" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 61:29


    It's back to the past future to save the further past future from delta pattern maroon monsters and millions of lives lost! Was M'Benga's daughter right? Can we re-write the ending?

    Strange New Worlds 1x09 - "All Those Who Wander" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 63:27


    Our review of Strange New Worlds 1x09, "All Those Who Wander" and listener feedback catch-up!

    Strange New Worlds 1x08 - "The Elysian Kingdom" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 24:29


    Got some wacky fairy tale doo-doo this time, kids. We're reviewing Star Trek: Strange New Worlds 1x08, "The Elysian Kingdom".

    Strange New Worlds 1x07 - "The Serene Squall" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 29:09


    So who else has a massive crush on Chapel? We're talking Star Trek: Strange New Worlds 1x07, "The Serene Squall", and we don't really agree on a lot this time around, but we have fun anyway.

    Strange New Worlds 1x06 - "Lift Us Where Suffering Cannot Reach" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 38:23


    Dave didn't understand it for a minute, y'all. Dave got fooled by the red herrings. He'll never live this one down, y'all. But talk about stakes! This time we're talking about Star Trek: Strange New Worlds 1x06, "Lift Us Where Suffering Cannot Reach". And it's a dark one.

    Strange New Worlds 1x05 - "Spock Amok" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 70:31


    Welp. Spock's katra is a bit misplaced in this one... this time we're talking about Star Trek: Strange New Worlds 1x05, "Spock Amok", and we have us some classic body swap hijinks to get into.

    Strange New Worlds 1x04 - "Memento Mori" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 35:40


    Tether your brown dwarf to our black hole, kids. We're diggin' into Star Trek: Strange New Worlds 1x04, "Memento Mori" on this one. It's an good old-fashioned submarine battle, and Pike might be immortal for the next ten years, but his crew aren't... Grab your tissues, maman.

    Strange New Worlds - 1x03 "Ghosts of Illyria" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 48:39


    Secrets come to light. And so do the crew members for that matter. Is it the bee's knees though? More like the moth's wings.

    Strange New Worlds 1x02 - "Children of the Comet" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 31:05


    Ready a sedative for the hypospray and pray to your comet god, kids. It's a jaunt with fate on this one. We're talking Star Trek: Strange New Worlds 1x02, "Children of the Comet"

    Picard 2x10 - "Farewell" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 63:23


    Even gods have favorites, Maman. Leave your skeleton keys and hug your Q goodbye. Time to dip, Maman.We're talking about Star Trek: Picard 2x10, "Farewell".

    Strange New Worlds 1x01 Review

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 51:28


    This one should have been called "Familiar Old Worlds". But one of us liked it a lot at least.

    Picard 2x08 "Mercy" + 2x09 "Hide and Seek" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2022 41:15


    We got a little behind, but we talked about Picard 2x08, "Mercy" and 2x09, "Hide and Seek" in this one. We're unlocking the door, maman. A lantern isn't the only thing hanging in this one, maman.

    Picard 2x07 - "Monsters" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 43:16


    We're going inside the mind of Picard! What mysteries shall be uncovered!? What ears shall be recovered!? It's scary. I want my maman...

    Picard 2x06 - "Two of One" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2022 41:05


    Hey, time to talk about "Two of One", episode 2x06 of Star Trek: Picard!

    Strange New Worlds Trailer + Picard 2x05 - "Fly Me to the Moon" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 52:36


    Strange New Worlds Trailer plus our review of Picard 2x05, "Fly me to the Moon"

    Picard 2x04 - "Watcher" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 43:52


    A future friend leads Picard to the mysterious Watcher, and it might just be someone in league with a group we haven't seen in some time! We talk all about it!

    Picard 2x03 - "Assimilation" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 41:44


    We're reviewing Picard 2x03, "Assimilation"!

    'Strange New Worlds' Casts Kirk + 'Discovery' 4x13, "Coming Home" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2022 51:51


    Jim Kirk is coming to 'Strange New Worlds'! We discuss that and review 'Discovery' 4x13, "Coming Home" (The Season Finale)!

    Discovery 4x12 - "Species Ten-C" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 26:28


    We're finally here! We've made it past ultimate poker, the galactic barrier, and the Ten-C's old apartment! Now it's time to have a conversation... or try to anyway.What did we think of this episode? What do we predict for the season finale?

    Strange New Worlds Teaser + Picard 2x02 - "Penance" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2022 39:45


    Strange New Worlds released a teaser trailer, and we're talking all about it, plus we're reviewing Picard 2x02, "Penance"!

    Disco 4x11 - "Rosetta" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 61:53


    We're catching some kinda particle feelings from this week's Discovery, and we're here to talk all about our fear response.

    Picard 2x01 - "The Star Gazer" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2022 48:08


    Star Trek: Picard is finally here! Let's talk about it!

    Star Trek 4 News + Discovery 4x10 - "The Galactic Barrier" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 28, 2022 47:43


    Paramount gives up negotiation leverage, plus we talk about Star Trek: Discovery 4x10, "The Galactic Barrier"

    Discovery 4x09 - "Rubicon" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2022 43:39


    Did Michael stop Book from detonating the DMA? Will Saru accept a dinner date from his special Vulcan lady friend? Will Dave and Matt discuss Peacemaker after they talk about Star Trek? All these answers and more in our review of Discovery 1x09, "Rubicon"!

    New Kelvinverse Film Announced! | Star Trek 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2022 35:43


    A new Star Trek film has been announced for production late 2022 starring the original Kelvinverse cast! We get into our thoughts, our hopes, and we also talk about Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. There is a connection, in case you were wondering...

    Discovery 4x08 - "All In" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 12, 2022 34:45


    Discovery is back! Let's talk about "All In"!

    Trek TCA Announcements + Prodigy 1x09 & 1x10 "A Moral Star" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2022 42:23


    Starfleet Academy is a go, Section 31 is still happening, more highly curated Trek series are on the way, Picard season 3 will break new ground in Trek, and Akiva Goldsman has an anthology series in mind--all that plus we review Prodigy 1x09 and 1x10, "A Moral Star" parts 1 and 2.

    Picard Trailer 3 Review + Prodigy 1x08 - “Time Amok”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 43:13


    Today we're talking about the third Star Trek: Picard trailer and the eight episode of Prodigy, “Time Amok”! In the case of the latter, we can't believe they went there!

    Prodigy 1x07 - "First Con-Tact" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 32:03


    A chance meeting with the woman who raised Dal gives us a chance to understand him better while giving the crew the chance to learn about the Prime Directive!

    Star Trek Renewals and Release Dates!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 7:08


    On this episode Dave updates you on all the renewals and release dates announced plus info on the Jeri Ryan/Michelle Hurd audio adventure and Shazad Latif's Section 31 update!

    Prodigy 1x06 - "Kobayashi" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2022 51:23


    Dal takes the Kobayashi Maru with a little help from some of our old friends. We're talking about Star Trek: Prodigy 1x06, "Kobayashi", and it just might be Dave's favorite episode since DS9's "Trials and Tribbleations"!

    Discovery 4x07 - "...But to Connect" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 40:28


    It's the mid-season finale of Star Trek: Discovery, and we're here to talk about the moral quandary, what we thought worked (pretty much everything), what we thought didn't (was there anything really?), and where we think the season might be going with theories about Tarka's true intentions and the real source behind the DMA!

    Discovery 4x06 - "Stormy Weather" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 25, 2021 59:04


    A giant subspace rift? An unseen wall that eats away at the hull? A scared A.I.? We're talking about all of that in our review of Star Trek: Discovery 4x06, "Stormy Weather"!

    Discovery 4x04/4x05 Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 38:05


    We're catching up with Star Trek: Discovery after an unexpected ship-wide failure! Captain Burnham deals with diplomacy and death wishes while the crew tries to unlock the mysteries of the DMA! We're getting into 4x04, "All is Possible" and 4x05, "The Examples"!

    Discovery 4x03 - "Choose to Live” Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 36:42


    Romulans who became Vulcans, new android bodies, and a mission to track down a badass ninja nun with a lost cause! We're getting into Star Trek: Discovery 4x03, "Choose to Live" this week!Join Us:Site: https://startrekucast.comApple: http://bit.ly/StuCastSpotify: http://bit.ly/StarTrekUCastStitcher: http://bit.ly/StuCast1Spreaker: http://bit.ly/StuCastSpreakerFB page: http://bit.ly/FBTrekCastFB Group: http://bit.ly/FBTrekGroupInsta: http://bit.ly/IGTrekCast

    Discovery 4x02 - "Anomaly” Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 39:29


    In the wake of the destruction of Kwejian, Book suffers through emotional distress as Discovery tries to ascertain the true nature of the gravitational anomaly responsible! And we're to discuss everything in the episode! Spoilers ahead as we review Star Trek: Discovery 4x02, "Anomaly"!Join Us:Site: https://startrekucast.comApple: http://bit.ly/StuCastSpotify: http://bit.ly/StarTrekUCastStitcher: http://bit.ly/StuCast1Spreaker: http://bit.ly/StuCastSpreakerFB page: http://bit.ly/FBTrekCastFB Group: http://bit.ly/FBTrekGroupInsta: http://bit.ly/IGTrekCast

    Prodigy 1x05 - "Terror Firma” Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 23:31


    Let's talk about "Terror Firma", the mid-season finale of Star Trek: Prodigy!Join Us:Site: https://startrekucast.comApple: http://bit.ly/StuCastSpotify: http://bit.ly/StarTrekUCastStitcher: http://bit.ly/StuCast1Spreaker: http://bit.ly/StuCastSpreakerFB page: http://bit.ly/FBTrekCastFB Group: http://bit.ly/FBTrekGroupInsta: http://bit.ly/IGTrekCast

    Discovery 4x01 - "Kobayashi Maru” Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 61:11


    Star Trek: Discovery is back, and we're here to talk all about it! Spoilers incoming!Plus, post review, we talk about Ghostbusters: Afterlife!Join Us:Site: https://startrekucast.comApple: http://bit.ly/StuCastSpotify: http://bit.ly/StarTrekUCastStitcher: http://bit.ly/StuCast1Spreaker: http://bit.ly/StuCastSpreakerFB page: http://bit.ly/FBTrekCastFB Group: http://bit.ly/FBTrekGroupInsta: http://bit.ly/IGTrekCast

    Prodigy 1x04 - "Dreamcatcher” Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 35:51


    Star Trek: Prodigy has been great, and this week is no exception! Join us as we discuss 1x04 "Dreamcatcher!"Join Us:Site: https://startrekucast.comApple: http://bit.ly/StuCastSpotify: http://bit.ly/StarTrekUCastStitcher: http://bit.ly/StuCast1Spreaker: http://bit.ly/StuCastSpreakerFB page: http://bit.ly/FBTrekCastFB Group: http://bit.ly/FBTrekGroupInsta: http://bit.ly/IGTrekCast

    Prodigy 1x03 - "Starstruck” Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 30:09


    Another great episode of Star Trek: Prodigy. The crew is in trouble and they have to learn how the ship works and how their own insecurities keep them from being open and vulnerable. Will distrust of authority put the crew inside of a star?!Be sure to subscribe and follow to never miss an episode!Join Us:Site: https://startrekucast.comApple: http://bit.ly/StuCastSpotify: http://bit.ly/StarTrekUCastStitcher: http://bit.ly/StuCast1Spreaker: http://bit.ly/StuCastSpreakerFB page: http://bit.ly/FBTrekCastFB Group: http://bit.ly/FBTrekGroupInsta: http://bit.ly/IGTrekCast

    Prodigy Premiere! "Lost and Found" Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 54:31


    What a wonderful premiere! Join us as we dive deep into the characters and plot from the Star Trek: Prodigy premiere! So much fun! So much investment already! We are very excited for this show!Be sure to subscribe and follow to never miss an episode!Join Us:Site: https://startrekucast.comApple: http://bit.ly/StuCastSpotify: http://bit.ly/StarTrekUCastStitcher: http://bit.ly/StuCast1Spreaker: http://bit.ly/StuCastSpreakerFB page: http://bit.ly/FBTrekCastFB Group: http://bit.ly/FBTrekGroupInsta: http://bit.ly/IGTrekCast

    Lower Decks 2x10 - "First First Contact” Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 47:24


    We absolutely adore the second season finale of Star Trek Lower Decks, "First First Contact"! Join us as we discuss everything from similarities to the first season's finale, character development, and the serialization of this season to our favorite quotes, trivia and Matt's flagrant solo mission patterns! It's a hell of a good time!Be sure to subscribe and follow to never miss an episode!Join Us:Site: https://startrekucast.comApple: http://bit.ly/StuCastSpotify: http://bit.ly/StarTrekUCastStitcher: http://bit.ly/StuCast1Spreaker: http://bit.ly/StuCastSpreakerFB page: http://bit.ly/FBTrekCastFB Group: http://bit.ly/FBTrekGroupInsta: http://bit.ly/IGTrekCast

    Lower Decks 2x09 - "wej Duj” Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 22:56


    We're reviewing possibly the best episode Lower Decks has produced thus far: "wej Duj", episode 2x09 of Star Trek: Lower Decks!

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