Episodes

Episode 28 – Emissary (Parts 1 & 2)

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep28-Emissary.mp3 Andy and Jessica talk: This is a whole new thing and we aren't moving on every week Long story arcs All the new characters. And O'Brien. The command structure on the station The way Star Trek actors know how to bump and shake Sisko's a lot darker than the previous captains We're not sure […]

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Bonus Episode – TNG Wrap Up

A bonus episode for one of the most watched Star Trek series of all time. Next week we’ll start in on Deep Space Nine, but until then, enjoy the episodes we watched, what we have yet to see and … what’s that one robots name … the silver-skinned one … you know.

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Episode 27 – Unification (Parts 1 & 2)

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep27-Unification-1-and-2.mp3 In our final exploration of TNG, Andy and Jessica talk: The last of our TNG trek! The virtual-ality and entertainment in Star Trek All the characters feeling a bit off Sarek and Picard moments The plot just doesn't feel genuine Spock's hope and grassroot movements and revolutions That guy who is in everything Practical effects […]

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Episode 26 – The Inner Light

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep26-The-Inner-Light.mp3 Andy and Jessica talk, or gush, about:  how this was an ok episode, I guess the moment when you lose it and just start crying the moment when Picard isn't Picard love for Picard, his hair, his flute, and his costumes the many mind trips of Picard hey, where is Troi? oh, and we […]

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Episode 25 – The Wounded

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep25-The-Wounded.mp3 Andy and Jessica talk: BDSM helmets and Cardassian makeup Action vs. meetings Clunkiness between O’Brien and Keiko Singing in Star Trek Everyman characters Proving you are right being more important than taking lives Specism. Or xenophobia. Or something. War. It messes soldiers up. Maxwell did it all wrong. Would Picard have done it better? […]

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Episode 24 – Best of Both Worlds (Part 2)

In this second parter, Andy and Jessica talk: The deaths and destruction of the other ships may not have been given the weight they deserve The silly borg arm that Locutus wears Annnnd we’re back to Riker. And sexism. And emotional laziness. Shelby didn’t die! Why was Shelby chosen, instead of Worf as #1? Or […]

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