Episodes

Episode 32 – Blood Oath

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep32-Blood-Oath.mp3 Andy and Jessica talk: Odo & Quark moments Dahar masters How the old gunslingers made Klingon history Killing the Albino or murdering the Albino? Stage play DRAMA Worf and the bat'leth It's a good day to die Where's the death chant? Jessica's Rating 3 of 5 bat'leths Andy’s Suggestions Playing God (Season 2, Episode […]

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Episode 31 – Rules of Acquisition

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep31-Rules-Of-Acquisition.mp3 Andy and Jessica talk: Brian Thompson The Ferengi Armin Shimerman Dosi face paint More Brian Thompson Sexism. Yea. How could we not? Rule 33 Ear hair combing. Ew. What's your Ferengi rule to live by? His name is Morn What is the Federation doing out here? Jessica's Rating 3 of 5 Dosi helmets Andy’s […]

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Episode 30 – Duet

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep30-Duet.mp3 Andy and Jessica talk about Duet, including: This one isn't all that funny There's the magical mix of Star Trek in this episode Marritza’s journey Cardassians are dramatic Should Marritza have gone to jail anyway? At what point would you say “I’m willing to die to not let you do this." Odo, Odo, Odo. […]

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Episode 29 – Progress

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep29-Progress.mp3 Andy and Jessica talk: Apologies for some podcast mess ups 1st impressions are never right Styles of captainship Kira, Andy's new Spock Mullibok, the actor who plays him (Brian Kieth), and the character himself Real life comparison vs the hope of Star Trek vs DS9 Where is Kira’s line? What won’t she do? Jake […]

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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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