Episodes

Episode 50 – Bound

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep50-Bound.mp3 Andy and Jessica talk a lot, but this kind of sums it up. So instead of ranting, I created a thing. Clearly, we’re not all on the same page about what makes Star Trek worth watching. This sums up my feels about #Bound. pic.twitter.com/VUXaKLja6V — beginningthetrek (@beginthetrek) September 17, 2018 Jessica's Rating 1 of […]

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Episode 49 – Similitude

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep49-Similitude.mp3 Andy and Jessica talk: Really good old fashioned Star Trek story Trip has died! The acting has gotten much better. Thanks, LeVar! What could they have explored?! Archer dealing with the order to make him and kill him Designer babies and My Sister's Keeper. Phlox. Awwww. The 3rd season's aggressiveness and willingness to play […]

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Episode 48 – The Xindi

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep48-The-Xindi.mp3 Andy and Jessica talk: Enterprise is starting to be serialized! The Xindi - all 5 of them, weird The militaristic vibe and dealing with 9/11 Malcolm v unchecked aggression Trip's trips to planets The foreman is gross Those uncomfortable scenes with Trip in T'Pol Phlox How to call the different Xindi We get the […]

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Episode 47 – The Andorian Incident

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep47-The-Andorian-Incident.mp3 Andy and Jessica get all 47: Help us out, donate! All this time on the hostage, zero wrap up! Transporters and tech is getting better Where's Hoshi?! T'Pol (and all of us) recognizing the ugly of her people What exactly is this curtained off spy equipment FOR? Andorian antennae Archer's decision to hand over the […]

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Episode 46 – Broken Bow

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep46-Broken-Bow-1-2.mp3 Andy and Jessica go on about Enterprise's pilot: We don't talk, we SING! Sacagawea, not Pocahontas! Sorry about that. All the characters Filling in the history Regression in the story AND the show The pissed off Vulcan thing Seasons of Enterprise AND SINGING! (We're sorry) Jessica's Rating 2 of 5 NX-01s Andy’s Suggestions Have […]

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Bonus – Convention Spectacular

A spectacular bonus episode for Jessica’s first time at Star Trek: Las Vegas! Some first impressions there and some interviews with other fans who were gracious enough to talk with us about how they happened to start their trek. Stay tuned for next time when we’ll start on Enterprise’s Broken Bow.

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Episode 45 – Equinox

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep45-Equinox-1-2.mp3 The last episode we watch from Voyager, Andy and Jessica get into: Jekyll and Hyde episode! Big epic, stuff Jessica didn't like The EMH switch Janeway has broken Prime Directive Ransom's motivation BLT and Turkey Platter What makes Janeway bring the crazy? Jessica's Rating 5 of 5 Voyager Plaques Andy’s Suggestions Barge of the […]

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Episode 44 – Extreme Risk

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep44-Extreme-Risk.mp3 In this emotional episode Andy and Jessica discussing: May not be suitable for kids - we talk about depression in this one The A plot is a little forgettable, especially compared to Roxanne Dawson's performance These all-important probes B'Elanna is the most brilliant of all engineers Andy's moment of connection to this episode Jessica's […]

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Episode 43 – Bride of Chaotica

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep43-Bride-of-Chaotica.mp3 Begin podcast! (trumpets) Light & fluffy but we can get deep with these themes 7 of 9 and Satan's Robot Everything is mimicked so beautifully Janeway chewing scenery Retrosexism First contact and technobabble We glossed over all those photonic life forms! Threshold. WOW. Too far and yet fun and yet so gross. Nostalgia, Trek […]

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