Episodes

Episode 09 – The Enterprise Incident

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep09-The-Enterprise-Incident.mp3 The Enterprise Incident Andy and Jessica talk Enterprise Incident, which includes: Was the romance between Lady Romulan Commander and Mr. Spock real? Lady Romulan Commander's agenda (part 1) This episodes special effects Captain Kirk was the bad guy! Did you know? Captain Kirk's glammin' it up as a Romulan How naive was the Romulan […]

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Episode 08 – Journey to Babel

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep08-JourneyToBabel-Master.mp3 Journey to Babel In this episode of Beginning the Trek Andy and Jessica discuss: A check-in with Andy about this journey, and what we like and dislike and where we're going from here Wardrobe loves their unitards and shiny, shiny outfits All the alien races and extreme alien-ness Jessica doesn't care about whatever vote […]

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Episode 07 – Trouble with Tribbles

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep07-The-Trouble-With-Tribbles.mp3 Trouble with Tribbles Wherein Andy and Jessica talk: The snappiness of the episode—it’s fun! Jessica’s absolute favorite moment of Star Trek so far: watching Shatner get bombarded with Tribbles! Spock and McCoy insulting each other and that whole relationship The joy of Scotty and his accent and character and starting the fight The bar […]

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Episode 06 – Errand of Mercy

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep06-Errand-of-Mercy.mp3 Errand of Mercy I lovedie-loved-loved this episode. Listen as Andy and I talk mostly actors and spot-on acting in this one. Also: The hand gestures of the Organians Captain Kirk’s reaction to the Organians and moment of shame in Errand of Mercy Commander Kor and Kirk's relationship - are they basically the same character? […]

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Episode 05 – The Cage

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep05-The-Cage.mp3 The Cage This one was a long one! Lots and lots for Jessica and Andy to talk about, such as: Spock’s skin color How challenging it is to accept the old technology and lack of sophistication in effects The new Star Trek Discovery show and how Trekkies handle every version of Star Trek that […]

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Episode 04 – The Naked Time

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep04-The-Naked-Time.mp3 The Naked Time Wherein we discuss: Gold glittery hazmat suits My first introduction to Mr. Sulu and the immediate love The Redshirt trope The never-ending scorpion noise of infection How I called the plot on this one The confusion that came from how the virus affected people Spock’s emotions Lack of security measures on […]

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Episode 03 – A Taste of Armageddon

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep03-A-Taste-of-Armageddon.mp3 A Taste of Armageddon Wherein we discuss: How Jessica just doesn’t believe that anyone would voluntarily walk into a disintegration chamber How this may be the most peaceful and moral of all wars (and the guards are just the worst) Comparing Eminiar 7's war with our food processes Ranking on the Enterprise Redshirts and […]

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Episode 02 – The Corbomite Maneuver

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/beginningthetrek.com/BTT-Ep02-The-Corbomite-Maneuver.mp3   The First Time Jessica and Andy dive into an actual episode. It's about time! I'm only, what, 50 years late to the party? On this podcast we talk: the complete surprise that is Balok how tv has changed the perception of Star Trek, especially in regards to airing on tv vs streaming body […]

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Episode 01 – Beginning the Trek

Meet the Podcasters You may have listened to the snippets for Beginning the Trek, but now meet Andy and Jessica for real! We’ll be getting into conversations about Star Trek episodes next week, but in this first one we talk about all the things us. Such as Andy’s deep love for Star Trek and how […]

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