Episodes

Episode 41 – The Gift

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep41-The-Gift.mp3 Andy and Jessica talk: The two storylines in this episode Janeway "allowing" (or not) both situations Who 7 of 9 is and how deep the character can go, even beyond heels and cat suits! 7 of 9 is alone and she is becoming an individual Kes is becoming... everything? Kes' goodbye tour and how […]

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Episode 40 – Scorpion (1&2)

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep40-Scorpion-1-2.mp3 Andy and Jessica talk: Janeway and DaVinci - a fascinating choice of mentor Borg Stampedes and Alliances Species 8472 - The Borg’s Borg The Scorpion parable - Chakotay! Just who is the scorpion here, anyway? Tiptoeing between two giants 7 of 9 - What we think (so far) The Borg Queen and where do […]

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Episode 39 – Alliances

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep39-Alliances.mp3 Andy and Jessica talk: Those funny trumpets can be found here Space battle! Janeway's slippery slope Delta Quadrant is the wild west The Prime Directive means nothing? Keeping ourselves kind is Star Trek Math jokes from strippers Remember Jadzia? Jessica has more to say about her. Jessica's Rating 4 of 5 grafted orchids Andy’s Suggestions […]

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Episode 38 – Phage

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep38-Phage.mp3 Andy and Jessica talk: Phage. Faj-uh. Phhhhhaaaayzzzz. Vidiians are creepy, gross, super interesting and really awful If you pull the strings, this episode just falls apart The transporters are magical immortal machines that we don’t use The Dr. is the last to know anything! Kes is a child. So Neelix is… EW. Janeway’s decision […]

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Episode 37 – Caretaker (1&2)

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep37-Caretaker-1-and-2.mp3 Andy and Jessica talk: The moments vs the plots Jeri Taylor Star Trek fostering careers First impressions of Captain Janeway, Tuvok and Chakotay (Chakotay!) Indian? Native? Indigenous? The new doctor and holosuites, holodecks and holoships Neelix & Kes The Caretaker. Oh, that crazy evil Caretaker. Wouldn't be a pilot without the Prime Directive DS9 […]

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Episode 36 – Trials and Tribble-ations

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep36-Trials-And-Tribble-ations.mp3 Andy and Jessica talk: Sisko and Dax are the ones pelting Kirk with tribbles! You can see TOS and DS9 comparison on youtube here. Beautiful retcons all the way around The bar fight is still going on? Another side by side comparison of the original and this episode. Sisko giving rules that he breaks The […]

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Episode 35 – Way of the Warrior

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep35-The-Way-Of-The-Warrior.mp3 Andy and Jessica talk: Woo hoo DS9! Everything has changed but mostly Odo The Klingon's motivations We have arrived. Worf as a character Dax & Kira's holosuite adventures Space battles! All the extra amazing episodes Jessica's Rating 4 of 5 root beers Way of the Warrior (1&2) Tweet #btt Next Up: Trials & Tribble-ations Jessica's […]

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Episode 34 – Jem’Hadar

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep34-The-Jem-Hadar.mp3 Andy and Jessica talk: Watch The Search! The little great moments throughout this episode Runabout. Not Roundabout. Sisko. And Quark. And frustration. Where are the fail-safes for the runabout?! Quark calling out the hewmans. Bigotry. Ours, Sisko’s and even the cast at the time. Jem’Hadar, tech, motives and new things! And everything The Search, […]

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Episode 33 – Crossover

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep33-Crossover.mp3 Andy and Jessica talk: Campiness: TOS and now Letting go of plot holes We're coining the term "DS9'ed that" The MU and the difference in characters It ain’t all we’re good/they’re evil anymore What would your mirror act like? The death of Odo. Watch it over and over here. Jessica's Rating 4 of 5 […]

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