Episodes

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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Episode 23 – Best of Both Worlds (Part 1)

Best of Both Worlds – Part 1 This week, Andy and Jessica discuss… Lt Commander Shelby, Jessica’s new favorite Guest Star and her relationship to Riker How poorly Riker acts toward Shelby Why Riker acts like a total butt-faced, crabby-pants jerk to Shelby We talk about those pesky Borg too! Jessica has a theory: The […]

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Episode 22 – Sins of the Father

Sins of the Father In this Worf centric episode, Andy and Jessica talk: Face prosthetics make aliens extra hard to relate to Finding out who Worf is Finding out who Klingons are Jessica’s hatred of bureaucratic bad guys Worf’s shame – is it really going to change him? The storylines that are sparked from this […]

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Episode 21 – Yesterday’s Enterprise

Yesterday's Enterprise Andy and Jessica talk: Tasha Yar’s decision to die: meaningful or no? Believing in Guinan Confusion from the ships and new timeline Real and actual relationships on the Enterprise We dig Other Picard Where is Worf? Guinan and her brain More Tasha Yar spoilers All of the mind-bending time travel Jessica’s Rating 4 […]

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Episode 20 – Peak Performance

Peak Performance Andy and Jessica talk: Games! Strategema, role playing, real time, war games, etc. Wesley Crusher is sneaky, but thank god he was given horrible guard Captain Riker The Ferengi Shoulda roped off the war games… and other plot holes Starfleet and military-ness Polaski, Data and Kolrami Wil Wheaton, Geek and Sundry and other […]

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Episode 19 – Q-Who

Q-Who Andy and Jessica talk: The Borg! Best bad guys ever? The development of Q Yes, for the love of God, Q is an ass and we’re changing our rating. Relationship between Picard and Q Q and Guinan Finding the great ladies in Star Trek Jessica’s Rating 3 of 5 Borg Cube Ships Andy’s Suggestions […]

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Episode 18 – The Measure of a Man

Measure of a Man Andy and Jessica talk about AI and twisting your brain around rights of robots, after Jessica backpedals on a previous statement: Data in love makes Jessica misty Captain Picard and Phillipa Louvois’ relationship Louvois decision and what it means to the federation Riker’s heartbreak moments Human attachments to … everything! Data […]

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Episode 17 – Elementary, Dear Data

Elementary, Dear Data Your hosts Jessica Ray and Andy M. Goldberg discuss many things, including: Being new to Star Trek and what BTT is all about Costumes from Durinda Wood! So good! Friendships and non-friendships aboard the Enterprise Andy’s bald shiny head Data, AI and the ship Moriarty as a sentient being and a character […]

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Episode 16 – Symbiosys

Symbiosis In our 2nd episode of the Next Generation, Andy and Jessica talk: The Prime Directive More Prime Directive Even more Prime Directive Solar flares 8 minutes of not rescuing the ship The Prime Directive Learning all about Picard and other characters. Some of whom are awesome and some Jessica thinks suck. Medicine vs. drugs. […]

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