Random Trek

Random Trek

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A weekly podcast in which Scott McNulty discusses a randomly selected episode of “Star Trek” — all series, all seasons — with a non-random guest.
141: “If Wishes Were Horses” (DS9) with Andi
Mar 23 • 46 min
“If Wishes Were Horses” - Andi from Women at Warp joins Scott to discuss DS9’s “If Wishes Were Horses” (S1E16). Topics include sex kitten Dax, why bad Trek is still fun trek, and the future of baseball. Host Scott McNulty with Andi.
140: “The Omega Directive” (VOY) with Mikayla Micomonaco
Mar 17 • 42 min
“The Omega Directive” - Mikayla Micomonaco, co-host of The Web of Queer, joins Scott to discuss Voyager’s “The Omega Directive” (S4E21). Topics include Starfleet’s continuing, and shocking, lack of security, Janeway’s management style, and poor old Harry…
139: “Maneuvers” (VOY) with Lisa Granshaw
Mar 9 • 42 min
“Maneuvers” - Lisa Granshaw, freelance writer, joins Scott to discuss Voyager’s “Maneuvers” (S2E11). Topics include favorite captains (sorry, Archer), least favorite characters (I’m looking at you, Harry Kim), and Seska: awesome or not? Host Scott McNulty…
138: “Imperfection” (VOY) with L.M. Myles
Mar 2 • 44 min
“Imperfection” - L.M. Myles writer, podcaster, and Dr. Who fan, joins Scott to discuss Voyager’s “Imperfection” (S7E2). Topics include Romulans (who don’t appear in the episode), Klingons (who also do not appear in the episode), and strong woman…
137: “Civil Defense” (DS9) with Jess Fink
Feb 24 • 46 min
“Civil Defense” - Jess Fink, illustrator and comic maker, joins Scott to discuss DS9’s Civil Defense (S3E7). Topics covered include the distinct lack of making out on Star Trek, Gul Dukat’s appeal (of course), Bashir and Garak’s lunches. Just a note that…
136: “Power Play” (TNG) with Anne Zander
Feb 16 • 42 min
“Power Play” - Anne Zander, actor, writer, and improviser, joins Scott to talk about TNG’s Power Play (S5E15). On this episode we talk about how creepy it is for familiar characters to act very differently, we question Riker’s leg placement, a doorbell…
135: “Transfigurations” (TNG) with Len Webb
Feb 10 • 43 min
“Transfigurations” - Len Weeb, creator and producer of the Black Tribbles, joins Scott to talk about TNG’s Transfigurations (S3E25). Geordi talks a woman, O’Brien kayaks, and another energy blob leaves the ship. Special thanks to Radio Theater’s David J.…
134: “A Man Alone” (DS9) with Kennedy Allen
Feb 2 • 44 min
“A Man Alone” - Kennedy Allen, producer of the Black Tribbles, joins Scott to talk about DS9’s A Man Alone (S1E4). We talk Voyager, going to Mars, and clone killing. Host Scott McNulty with Kennedy Allen.
133: “Faces” (VOY) with Duncan Barrett
Jan 26 • 45 min
“Faces” - Duncan Barrett, author and actor, joins Scott to talk about VOY’s Faces (S1E14). An early episode of Voyager means the bad guys are the Vidiians. Body horror, coming to grips with what makes you you, and that poor red shirt are all discussed…
132: “Emergence” (TNG) with Sue Kaye
Jan 19 • 44 min
“Emergence” - Sue Kaye, co-host of Women at Warp and Anomaly Supplemental, joins Scott to talk about TNG’s Emergence (S7E23). One of the final episodes of TNG and it is a holodeck episode! Really? Really! Topics include trainers, Picard’s personal life,…
131: “The Muse” (DS9) with Andrew Cunningham
Jan 12 • 44 min
“The Muse” - Andrew Cunningham, Senior Products Editor/reviewer at ArsTechnica and co-host of Appointment Television! and Overdue, joins Scott to talk about DS9’s The Muse (S4E21). An inspiration vampire visits the station to make Jake write a novel and…
130: “Breaking the Ice” (ENT) with Monty Ashley
Jan 5 • 42 min
“Breaking the Ice” - Monty Ashley, man about The Incomparable network and TV lover, joins Scott to talk about ENT’s Breaking the Ice (S1E8). Lots of MAS*H talk, Monty tells us how Enterprise should have ended, and are Vulcans secret vampires? Host Scott…
129: “Progress” (DS9) with Guy English
Dec 29, 2016 • 44 min
“Progress” - Guy English, fan of the show and man of the world, joins Scott to talk about DS9’s Progress (S1E15). A season one episode of Deep Space Nine that is worth watching! Kira solves problems, a grumpy man makes a kiln, self sealing stembolts are…
128: “Barge of the Dead” (VOY) with Aleen Simms
Dec 22, 2016 • 43 min
“Barge of the Dead” - Aleen Simms, incomparablist, host of Less Than of Equal, and more, joins Scott to talk about VOY’s Barge of the Dead (S6E3). The boat to Klingon hell is just what you think it might be: dark, full of fire, and contains grumpy…
127: “Ship in a Bottle” (TNG) with Steven Schapansky
Dec 16, 2016 • 44 min
“Ship in a Bottle” - Steven Schapansky, Dr. Who fan and podcast producer, joins Scott to talk about TNG’s Ship in a Bottle (S6E12). This episode begs the question: why are holodecks allowed on starships? At least Reg is there to help realign some stuff.…
126: “The Inner Light” (TNG) with Gerry Canavan
Dec 9, 2016 • 44 min
“The Inner Light” - Gerry Canavan, prof at Marquette University, joins Scott to talk about TNG’s The Inner Light (S5E25). Another episode considered one of the best ever, but does it hold up? Yes, it does. Does the probe make any sense? Not so much. Does…
125: “The Game” (TNG) with Chip Sudderth
Dec 1, 2016 • 45 min
“The Game” - Chip Sudderth, Incomparable panelist and Babylon 5 enthusiast joins Scott to discuss TNG’s “The Game” (S5E6). What’s up with Risa? Why does the Game not look like much fun at all? And whatever happened to that Ashley Judd? Host Scott McNulty…
124: “The Return of the Archons” (TOS) with Dan Wearsch
Nov 24, 2016 • 51 min
“The Return of the Archons” - Dan Wearsch, host of Random Sterling, co-host of Microphone Talking, Spousal Privilege and more, joins Scott to discuss “The Return of the Archons” (TOS, S1E22). Are we of the body? Also, is twirling like a maniac in the…
123: “The City on the Edge of Forever” (TOS) with Tiffany Arment
Nov 18, 2016 • 52 min
“The City on the Edge of Forever” - Tiffany Arment, Incomparable panelist and ranker of things joins Scott to discuss TOS’s “The City on the Edge of Forever” (S1E28). Widely hailed as the best episode of Star Trek ever, does it hold up? Yes, yes it does.…
122: “Future Imperfect” (TNG) with Adam Teterus
Nov 10, 2016 • 50 min
“Future Imperfect” - Adam Teterus, Comic Book Junto co-host, Indy Hall booster, and writer, joins Scott to discuss TNG’s “Future Imperfect” (S4E8). Birthday cake, manthings, and the shockingly long time it takes Starfleet officers to advance in the ranks…
121: “Covenant” (DS9) with David J. Loehr
Nov 3, 2016 • 44 min
“Covenant” - David J. Loehr, man of stage and podcast joins Scott to talk about DS9’s Covenant_ (S7E9). Topics include the most iconic Star Trek villain vs. the best, whether Bajorans are space Jews or space Catholics, and the crazy number of episodes the…
120: “The Vengeance Factor” (TNG) with Glenn Fleishman
Oct 28, 2016 • 45 min
“The Vengeance Factor” - Glenn Fleishman, tech journalist and Incomparable panelist, joins Scott to discuss TNG’s The Vengeance Factor (S3E9). A big mystery! Which is solved very quickly. Riker puts it on pretty heavily (though respectfully). And Scott…
119: “Bliss” (VOY) with Jean MacDonald
Oct 20, 2016 • 47 min
“Bliss” - Jean MacDonald, founder of App Camp for Girls, joins Scott to talk about Voyager’s Bliss (S5E14). Topics include the perils of watching a show in random order, how Gene Roddenberry might have been a jerk, and how this episode is a kind of…
118: “Soldiers of the Empire” (DS9) with Susana Polo
Oct 14, 2016 • 45 min
“Soldiers of the Empire” - Susana Polo, writer at Polygon and founder of The Mary Sue, joins Scott to talk about DS9’s Soldiers of the Empire (S5E21). Topics include starting your Star Trek viewing experience with Voyager, the Federation assimilating…
117: “The Forgotten” (ENT) with Ben Harrison
Oct 6, 2016 • 43 min
“The Forgotten” - Ben Harrison, film maker and The Greatest Generation podcaster, joins Scott to talk about ENT’s The Forgotten (S3E20). Topics include the ins and outs of hosting a Star Trek podcast, Trip taking a long time to write a crappy letter, and…
116: “Similitude” (ENT) with Michael Lopp
Sep 29, 2016 • 43 min
“Similitude” - Michael Lopp, that’s Rands to you, blogger, author, and speaker, joins Scott to talk about ENT’s Similitude (S3E10). Topics include the captain you’d want to manage your startup, Enterprise’s awful theme song (yes, it is still awful), and…
115: “Melora” (DS9) with Erika Ensign
Sep 22, 2016 • 46 min
“Melora” - Erika Ensign, Dr. Who podcaster, Incomprable panelist, and Babylon 5 podcaster (and more!) joins Scott to talk about DS9’s Melora (S2E06). Topics include Dr. Who companions, disability, and the average gravity on Federation planets. Also, check…
114: “Parallels” (TNG) with John Roderick
Sep 15, 2016 • 43 min
“Parallels” - John Roderick, singer of The Long Winters, man on the line, and Road Worker, joins Scott to talk about TNG’s Parallels (S7E11). Topics include the optimal cake slice size, spoilers, Riker/Troi and Worf/Troi, and the overall misuse of Troi.…
113: “The Man Trap” (TOS) with Marisa McClellan
Sep 8, 2016 • 48 min
“The Man Trap” - Today marks the 50th anniversary of the very first broadcast of the very first episode of the very first Star Trek series. To celebrate Scott has thrown aside the random nature of this podcast and invited Marisa McClellan, canning expert,…
112: “Half a Life” (TNG) with John Gruber
Sep 1, 2016 • 46 min
“Half a Life” - John Gruber, the most daring of fireballs, joins Scott to discuss TNG’s Half a Life (S4E220). Topics cover what to order at a steakhouse, what to order at a specific steakhouse (Barclay Prime), Picard’s odd behaviour, and our thoughts…
111: “The Q and the Grey” (VOY) with Max Temkin
Aug 25, 2016 • 45 min
“The Q and the Grey” - Max Temkin, box maker, game designer, and Star Trek enthusiast, joins Scott to discuss VOY’s The Q and the Grey (S3E11). Topics include Max’s thoughts on why Voyager has some of the best episodes in all of Trek, how this episode is…
110: “Prophet Motive” (DS9) with Joe Rosensteel
Aug 18, 2016 • 49 min
“Prophet Motive” - Joe Rosensteel, Defocused and Unhelpful, joins Scott to discuss DS9’s Prophet Motive (S3E16). Rub your ears and count your latinum because this is a Ferengi episode. Topics covered include energy whips, strange medical award ceremonies,…
109: “Homefront” and “Paradise Lost” (DS9) with Tony Sindelar
Aug 12, 2016 • 84 min
“Homefront” and “Paradise Lost” - Tony Sindelar, Batman enthusiast, joins Scott to discuss DS9’s two parter composed of Homefront and Paradise Lost (S4E11/12). Most of these episodes take place on Earth, which leads to a discussion about just what the…
108: “Hippocratic Oath” (DS9) with Shannon Sudderth
Aug 5, 2016 • 50 min
“Hippocratic Oath” - Shannon Sudderth, a host of the Audio Guide to Babylon 5 and frequent Incomparable panelist, joins Scott to discuss DS9’s Hippocratic Oath (S4E4). Another DS9 episode! This episode includes discussions about whether or not it is cool…
107: “Prodigal Daughter” (DS9) with Mikah Sargent
Jul 28, 2016 • 51 min
“Prodigal Daughter” - Mikah Sargent, senior editor at Mobile Nations and podcaster (Integrate, Cartoon Cast, and Disruption joins Scott to discuss DS9’s Prodigal Daughter (S7E11). During the final season of a complicated arc driven show it makes sense to…
106: “Blaze of Glory” (DS9) with Caroline Siede
Jul 21, 2016 • 51 min
“Blaze of Glory” - Caroline Siede, eclectic nerd and writer, joins Scott to discuss DS9’s “Blaze of Glory” (S5E23). Topics include whether Bashir is annoying or cute (could be be both?), the joys of Nog and Jake, and what’s the deal with that one guy’s…
105: “The Swarm” (VOY) with Marisa McClellan
Jul 15, 2016 • 48 min
“The Swarm” - Marisa McClellan, canner and cookbook author (three times over), joins Scott to discuss Voyager’s “The Swarm” (S3E4). Lots of tiny spaceships, a disapproving Vulcan, and very little Harry Kim. Host Scott McNulty with Marisa McClellan.
104: “Elementary, Dear Data” (TNG) with Marshall Honorof
Jul 8, 2016 • 49 min
“Elementary, Dear Data” - Marshall Honorof, tech writer, joins Scott to discuss TNG’s “Elementary, Dear Data” (S2E3). Topics include why Capt. Picard doesn’t just shutdown the holodeck, if Geordi sees everything upside down, and The Nanny. Read about…
103: “Accession” (DS9) with Dan Moren
Jun 30, 2016 • 49 min
“Accession” - Dan Moren, novelist and host of many podcasts (The Rebound, Clockwise, and Inconceivable!) joins Scott to discuss DS9’s “Accession” (S4E17), which Scott fails to pronounce properly. Topics discussed include Bashir (better when taken with…
102: Wrongs Darker Than Death or Night (DS9) with Chris Ullrich
Jun 23, 2016 • 49 min
“Wrongs Darker Than Death or Night” - Chris Ullrich, co-host of the Flickcast joins Scott to discuss DS9’s Wrongs Darker Than Death or Night (S6E17). Comfort women, the Orb of Time, and Kira’s amazing definition of “just observing” are all discussed on…
101: Requiem for Methuselah (TOS) with Jason Snell
Jun 16, 2016 • 54 min
“Requiem for Methuselah” - Jason Snell, Incomparable head honcho, master of the Six Colors, and Chief UpGradian joins Scott to discuss TOS’s Requiem for Methuselah (S3E21). Composers’ handwriting, squeeze bottles full of Science Juice, and the shocking…
100: 100 Episode Celebration
Jun 9, 2016 • 75 min
100 Episode Celebration - Scott is joined by a number of listeners to celebration the 100th episode of Random Trek. This super sized episode features Scott answering questions, people commenting on the show, and a glimpse into Scott’s childhood (plus the…
99: “The High Ground” (TNG) with Darren Franich
Jun 3, 2016 • 47 min
“The High Ground” - Darren Franich, Entertainment Weekly writer and co-host of the Vidiots Video Store Show, joins Scott to discuss TNG’s The High Ground (S3E12). A lot of time is spent talking about the Trek movies, books, video games, and not so much…
98: “Proving Ground” (ENT) with Stuart Wellington
May 26, 2016 • 41 min
“Proving Ground” - Stuart Wellington, Star Wars fan and one of the Flophouse peaches, joins Scott to discuss Enterprise’s “Proving Ground” (S3E13). Topics discussed include the Star Trek movies, the Xindi, Capt. Archer, and the majesty of Jeffrey Combs.…
97: “Twisted” (VOY) with Michael Fisher
May 13, 2016 • 46 min
“Twisted” - Michael Fisher, mobile tech enthusiast, joins Scott to talk about Voyager’s “Twisted” (S2E6). Things discussed include virtual reality, the Amazon Echo, the Star Trek movies, and many things other than Twisted (which isn’t good). Want to…
96: “Skin of Evil” (TNG) with Pete the Retailer
Apr 28, 2016 • 43 min
“Skin of Evil” - Pete the Retailer, co-host of AlphaBeatical and Star Wars Minute, joins Scott to discuss TNG’s Skin of Evil (S1E23). Shed a tear for Tasha Yar, watch out for mobile oil slicks, and don’t worry about the shuttle pilot (no one on the…
95: “Suspicions” (TNG) with Adam Rakunas
Apr 21, 2016 • 43 min
“Suspicions” - Adam Rakunas, novelist (buy his first book and pre-order his second!) joins Scott to discuss TNG’s Suspicions (S6E22). Everyone thinks Dr. Crusher is crazy… again. There’s a nice Ferengi scientist, lots of casual racism directed toward said…
94: “The Next Phase” (TNG) with Justin Michael
Apr 15, 2016 • 44 min
“The Next Phase” - Justin Michael, Star Trek fan, editor of Less than or Equal, and problem solver, joins Scott to discuss TNG’s The Next Phase (S5E24). Romulans, being out of phase, not thinking too hard about science, close talkers, and Ensign Ro are…
93: “Rules of Acquisition” (DS9) with Jordan Miller
Mar 31, 2016 • 44 min
“Rules of Acquisition” - Jordan Miller, Star Trek fan and husband of another Random Trek guest, joins Scott to discuss DS9’s Rules of Acquisition (S2E7). Topics include Tiny Ron, the lovely german language, the problematic nature of the Ferengi, and Morn.…
92: “Angel One” (TNG) with Alan R. C. Raventree
Mar 24, 2016 • 48 min
“Angel One” - Alan R. C. Raventree, clockmaker and Trek fan, joins Scott to discuss TNG’s Angel One (S1E14). Topics include misplaced freighters, what makes a grandfather clock tick, Riker’s chest hair, and lots and lots of ship talk. Next on Random Trek…
91: “Tuvix” (VOY) with Ken Gagne
Mar 17, 2016 • 44 min
“Tuvix” - Ken Gagne, gamer, youtuber, and polygamer, joins Scott to discuss VOY’s Tuvix (S2E24). Tuvok and Neelix: two great tastes that taste great together? Well.. at least Tuvix isn’t as annoying as Neelix. Topics discussed include the Apple II,…
90: Joan McNulty
Mar 10, 2016 • 40 min
Joan McNulty - My mom, Joan McNulty, died on Sunday, March 6th, 2016. I thought it a fitting tribute to re-post her Random Trek appearance, so I hope you enjoy it (again or for the first time!). You can read a bit more about my mom on my blog.Host Scott…
89: “Author, Author” (VOY) with Anna Tarkov
Mar 3, 2016 • 42 min
“Author, Author” - Anna Tarkov, podcaster and writer, joins Scott to discuss VOY’s Author, Author (S7E20). Topics include the fact that a holonovel is really a video game, how Tom Paris is kind of a jerk, and the parallels that this episode draws with…
88: “The Andorian Incident” with Carrie Miller
Feb 26, 2016 • 41 min
“The Andorian Incident” - Carrie Miller, chemistry professor and knitter, joins Scott to discuss ENT’s The Andorian Incident (S1E7). Topics include shifty Vulcans, how cool the Andorians look, Archer’s lack of patience, how cute Porthos is, and Star Trek…
87: “The Emissary” (TNG) with Maia Weinstock
Feb 18, 2016 • 41 min
“The Emissary” - Maia Weinstock, editor, writer, and LEGO enthusiast, joins Scott to discuss TNG’s The Emissary (S2E20). Topics include admirals’ uniforms, Klingon mating rituals, Khelyr’s wardrobe, and ridiculous birdmen. Next on Random Trek ENT’s The…
86: “Time’s Arrow Part 1 and 2” (TNG) with David Gian-Cursio
Feb 11, 2016 • 87 min
“Time’s Arrow” - David Gian-Cursio, 3D artist, joins Scott to discuss TNG’s Time’s Arrow Parts 1 and 2 (S5E26, S6E1). Topics include the 2016 Star Trek Ships of the Line calendar (in which David is the artist of February’s ship!), the fan art community,…
85: “One” (VOY) with Jim Metzendorf
Feb 4, 2016 • 44 min
“One” - Jim Metzendorf, author of “The Professional’s Guide to Audio Podcast Production” and editor of Random Trek, joins Scott to discuss VOY’s One (S4E25). How weird it is to talk to Scott, watching Star Trek: TNG a week early thanks to a sweet…
84: “The Wire” (DS9) with Sabriel Mastin
Jan 28, 2016 • 44 min
“The Wire” - Sabriel Mastin, freelance writer and games critic joins Scott to discuss DS9’s The Wire (S2E22). This is a Garak focused episode, so how could it be anything other than good? Topics include: do we learn anything about Garak in this episode?…
83: “Elogium” (VOY) with Rachel Donner
Jan 21, 2016 • 45 min
“Elogium” - Rachel Donner, podcaster and hockey enthusiast, joins Scott to discuss Voyager’s Elogium (S2E4). Procreation. That’s the theme of this episode and it revolves around Neelix and Kes. Yuck. That’s right, some space aliens make Kes enter her…
82: “The Omega Glory” (TOS) with Mikah Sargent
Jan 14, 2016 • 49 min
“The Omega Glory” - Mikah Sargent, tech enthusiast and co-host of Integrate and the Incomparable’s own Cartoon Cast, joins Scott to discuss The Original Series’ “The Omega Glory” (S2E25). We learn why Star Trek is suitable entertainment for the very…
81: “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home” with David J. Loehr, Tony Sindelar, and Jason Snell
Jan 7, 2016 • 116 min
“Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home” - David J. Loehr, Tony Sindelar, and Jason Snell join Scott to discuss “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. That’s right, our first movie and it is a good one! You know the one, with the whales and the time travel and the…
80: “Playing God” (DS9) with Warren Frey
Dec 4, 2015 • 41 min
“Playing God” - Warren Frey, writer, editor, and podcaster (Radio Free Skaro) joins Scott to discuss “Playing God” (DS9 S217). Topics include ranking the Star Trek movies, Dr. Who, and voles. Oh, the voles. Next on Random Trek: a hiatus until 2016. Enjoy…
79: “Message in a Bottle” (VOY) with Joel Mathis
Nov 26, 2015 • 43 min
“Message in a Bottle” - Joel Mathis, associate editor at Philly Mag, and all around fun guy joins Scott to discuss Voyagers’s “Message in a Bottle” (S4E14). Andy Dick, holographic genitalia, and cool ships of Star Trek are all discussed. Next on Random…
78: “Dear Doctor” (ENT) with Dan Sturm
Nov 19, 2015 • 44 min
“Dear Doctor” - Dan Sturm, podcaster and director, joins Scott to discuss Enterprise’s “Dear Doctor” (S1E13). Mistranslation hijinks, casual racism, and the Prime Directive before there was a Prime Directive are just some of the topics discussed. Next on…
77: “Parallax” (VOY) with Shawn Blanc
Nov 12, 2015 • 43 min
“Parallax” - Shawn Blanc, writer, Sweet Setuper, and focused individual, joins Scott to discuss “Parallax” (VOY S1E3). Blending a crew, black holes, poorly aging special effects, and the troubling relationship between Neelix and Kes are all discussed.…
76: “Muse” (VOY) with Becky Sweger
Nov 5, 2015 • 43 min
“Muse” - Becky Sweger, federal data enthusiast and bendystraw lover blogger joins Scott to talk about “Muse” (VOY S6E22). Topics include Star Trek captain’s hair, the distinct lack of space in this episode, and how Scott actually likes Harry Kim in…
75: “The Forsaken” (DS9) with Eric Smith
Oct 29, 2015 • 41 min
“The Forsaken” - Eric Smith, novelist, blogger, and all around geek, joins Scott to talk about “The Forsaken” (DS9 S1E17). Topics include what exactly was forsaken in this episode, Lwaxana Troi, the writers’ questionable grasp on how computers actually…
74: “Distant Origin” (VOY) with Josh de Lioncourt
Oct 22, 2015 • 45 min
“Distant Origin” - Josh de Lioncourt, blogger, novelist, and podcaster (Maccessibility and Masters Cast) joins Scott to discuss Distant Origin (VOY S3E23). This episode introduces the truly awesome alien race the “Voth.” This episode is also the only…
73: “Time and Again” (VOY) with Dan Koeppel
Oct 15, 2015 • 40 min
“Time and Again” - Dan Koeppel, freelance writer, banana expert, and Star Trek: TNG screenwriter (!), joins Scott to discuss “Time and Again” (VOY S1E4). Topics include the perils of having your episode share a name with a fantastic book, how the Voyager…
72: “The Corbomite Maneuver” (TOS) with Clayton Morris
Oct 9, 2015 • 49 min
“The Corbomite Maneuver” - Clayton Morris, news guy, podcaster, and speaker, joins Scott to discuss the classic Original Series episode The Corbomite Maneuver (TOS S1E2). Topics discussed include the evolution of space exercise equipment, the ton of…
71: “Prime Factors” (VOY) with Alyssa Favreau
Oct 1, 2015 • 44 min
“Prime Factors” - Alyssa Favreau, writer, designer, proofreader, fact checker, and copy editor, joins Scott to discuss Prime Factors (VOY S1E10). Though, to be honest, they don’t spend that much time talking about the episode. Topics include space bros,…
70: “Vis A Vis” (VOY) with Brian Hamilton
Sep 24, 2015 • 43 min
“Vis a Vis” - Brian Hamilton, podcaster and writer, joins Scott to discuss Vis a Vis (VOY S4E20). Tom Paris meets a crazy alien who steals ships and people’s DNA! Hilarity ensues. And what’s the deal with everyone in the future being obsessed with pop…
69: “Shattered” (VOY) with Philip Mozolak
Sep 17, 2015 • 43 min
“Shattered” - Philip Mozolak, podcaster and TeeVee enthusiast, joins Scott to discuss Shattered (VOY S7E10). Chakotay visits Voyager’s past and future to find a way to unshatter the ship he loves. Or something. A stop in the holodeck, with ensuing…
68: “Whispers” (DS9) with Sarah Grey
Sep 10, 2015 • 45 min
“Whispers” - Sarah Grey, editor and writer, joins Scott to discuss Whispers (DS9 S2E14). Bad things happen to Miles O’Brien, but this episode has a twist (which, of course, makes it even worse for Miles). Topics discussed include the ethics of sleeping…
67: “Tears of the Prophets” (DS9) with Lisa Schmeiser
Sep 4, 2015 • 43 min
“Tears of the Prophets” - Lisa Schmeiser, reporter, podcaster, and newsletter producer (subscribe to So What, Who Cares?), joins Scott to discuss Tears of the Prophets (DS9 S6E26). The discussion includes whether DS9 feels dated, if the Bajorns are a…
66: “The Haunting of Deck Twelve” (VOY) with Joan McNulty
Aug 27, 2015 • 38 min
“The Haunting of Deck Twelve” - Joan McNulty, retiree, reader, and Scott’s mom, joins Scott to discuss The Haunting of Deck Twelve (VOY S6E25). The Original Series, how Scott got into Star Trek, whether Neelix is annoying, and the merits of Capt. Janeway…
65: “Mirror, Mirror” (TOS) with David Chartier
Aug 21, 2015 • 50 min
“Mirror, Mirror” - David Chartier, freelance content strategist and thinker, joins Scott to discuss Mirror, Mirror (TOS S2E4). Agonizers, golden belts, and Uhura’s alternate uniform are all discussed. Next on Random Trek: VOY’s The Haunting on Deck…
64: “Singularity” (ENT) with Manu Saadia
Aug 13, 2015 • 36 min
“Singularity” - Manu Saadia, author of the forthcoming book Trekonomics, joins Scott to discuss Singularity (ENT S2E9). The economics of the Star Trek universe are discussed, as is why so many Enterprise episodes feature scenes in the bathroom, the merits…
63: “A Night in Sickbay” (ENT) with Aleen Simms
Aug 6, 2015 • 42 min
“A Night in Sickbay” - Aleen Simms, host of Less Than or Equal, joins Scott to discuss A Night in Sickbay (ENT S2E5). Porthos is sick, and it is all Archer’s fault. Plus thoughts on the theme song (yes, again), how Archer isn’t all that great at his job,…
62: “The Sword of Kahless” (DS9) with James Callan
Jul 30, 2015 • 45 min
“The Sword of Kahless” - James Callan, content strategist and trivia master, joins Scott to discuss The Sword of Kahless (DS9 S4E9). Topics discussed include the details of Klingon archeology, how finding the sword isn’t the point of this episode, and…
61: “Man of the People” (TNG) with Marcos Huerta
Jul 23, 2015 • 45 min
“Man of the People” - Marcos Huerta, astronomer, latino, and huge Trek/Sci-fi fan, joins Scott to discuss Man of the People (TNG S6E3). This episode is all Troi all the time (well, it is a lot of Troi, a lot of the time). Topics include how Troi’s…
60: “Symbiosis” (TNG) with Courtney Wilburn
Jul 17, 2015 • 40 min
“Symbiosis” (TNG) - Courtney Wilburn, web developer and Levar Burton fan, joins Scott to discuss Symbiosis (TNG S1E22). This is a very special episode of TNG where we learn about the perils of addiction and the questionable tactic of having your entire…
59: “The Search Part 1 and 2” (DS9) with Shareef Jackson
Jul 9, 2015 • 61 min
“The Search Part 1 and 2” - Shareef Jackson, STEM enthusiast, joins Scott to discuss “The Search, Part 1 and Part 2” (DS9 S3E1&2). This episode has everything: the revealing of the Founders, the introduction of the Defiant, and Odo turns into a rock. What…
58: “The Visitor” (DS9) with L.M. Myles
Jul 2, 2015 • 45 min
“The Visitor” - L.M. Myles, writer, podcaster, and Dr. Who fan, joins Scott to discuss “The Visitor” (DS9 S4E3), which, despite the name, doesn’t offer much screentime for Nana Visitor. Old Jake, Young Jake, and an unstuck in time Ben Sisko make for an…
57: “The Enemy Within” (TOS) with Frank Wu
Jun 25, 2015 • 49 min
“The Enemy Within” - Frank Wu, Hugo award winning artist, joins Scott to discuss “The Enemy Within” (TOS S1E4). Transporter malfunctions, freezing Sulus, dogs in costumes, and the monster that is inside all of us are all in this episode. Scott and Frank…
56: “Lessons” (TNG) with Kara Scott
Jun 18, 2015 • 45 min
“Lessons” - Kara Scott, poker player and reporter, joins Scott to discuss “Lessons” (TNG S6E19). Awkward kissing, poor Picard wardrobe choices, and a roll out keyboard - This episode has it all. Kara and Scott discuss all manner of things including what…
55: “Death Wish” (VOY) with Merlin Mann
Jun 11, 2015 • 44 min
“Death Wish” - Merlin Mann, writer, podcaster, Internet nuisance, joins Scott to discuss Death Wish ( VOY S2E18). This episode proves that the only thing better than one Q is double the Q. Scott and Merlin also discuss timescales when you’re immortal, and…
54: “Inside Man” (VOY) with Clint Ecker
Jun 4, 2015 • 43 min
“Inside Man” - Clint Ecker, programmer and snazzy dresser, joins Scott to talk about “Inside Man” (VOY S7E06). This episode features Reg Barclay, a Random Trek favorite, and Troi. Who doesn’t like Troi? It also has a bonus Reg, creepy stalker behavior,…
53: “Shakaar” (DS9) with Derek Powazek
May 28, 2015 • 43 min
“Shakaar” - Derek Powazek, web developer turned farmer, joins Scott to discuss Deep Space Nine’s “Shakaar” (S3E24). Nothing says a Bajoran DS9 episode like the intersection of religion, internal politics, and agriculture. What do soil reclamators look…
52: “The Gift” (VOY) with Georgia Dow
May 21, 2015 • 45 min
“The Gift” - Georgia Dow, psychotherapist, senior editor at iMore, and host of Isometric, joins Scott to discuss Voyager’s “The Gift” (S4E2). Shed a tear because this is Kes’ last episode (though why didn’t she take Neelix with her?). This also happens to…
51: “The Devil in the Dark” with Collin Donnell
May 14, 2015 • 50 min
“The Devil in the Dark” - Collin Donnell, developer, twitterer, and brank hacker joins Scott to discuss one of the most iconic TOS episodes: The Devil in the Dark (S1E26). Door opening procedures, appropriate miner garb, Phaser 1 and Phaser 2, and basic…
50: “Equilibrium” with Antony Johnston
May 7, 2015 • 43 min
“Equilibrium” - Antony Johnston, writer for comics, graphic novels, and videogames in addition to the host of Unjustly Maligned, joins Scott to discuss DS9’s Equilibrium (S3E4). Trills, symbiotes, potential underground serial killers, and dodgy doctors…
49: “The Squire of Gothos” with Steven Schapansky
Apr 30, 2015 • 50 min
“The Squire of Gothos” - Steven Schapansky, of Radio Free Skaro and the newly launched Lazy Dr. Who, joins Scott to chat about the TOS classic: “The Squire of Gothos” (TOS S1E17)). They discuss the crazy amount of paperwork Starfleet requires, the power…
48: “Workforce Part I & II” (VOY) with Joe Rosensteel
Apr 23, 2015 • 83 min
“Workforce Part I & II” - Joe Rosensteel (that’s Joe Steel to you, kid), podcaster, infrequent Incomparable panelist, and Star Trek fan, joins Scott to discuss Random Trek’s first two part episode: Workforce Part I and Workforce II (VOY S7E16 and 17).…
47: “The Catwalk” (ENT) with Katie Floyd
Apr 16, 2015 • 37 min
“The Catwalk” - Katie Floyd, a Mac Power User, joins Scott to discuss “The Catwalk” (ENT S2E12). Topics include visceral reactions to the very existence of Enterprise (and the reboot movies), how great the Star Trek novels are, Porthos as the strongest…
46: “A Time to Stand” (DS9) with David Sparks
Apr 9, 2015 • 45 min
“A Time to Stand” - David Sparks, better known as Mac Sparky, joins Scott to discuss “A Time To Stand” (DS9 S6E1). David admits that he is a Star Wars fan (shocking!), we compliment Julian Bashir, have questions about the final resolution of the episode,…
45: “Loud As A Whisper” (TNG) with Myke Cole
Apr 2, 2015 • 45 min
“Loud As A Whisper” - Myke Cole, writer and Capt. America fan, joins Scott to talk about Loud As A Whisper (TNG S2E5). We discuss how accurate the depiction of the military is on TNG, why it is ok that Wesley is driving the Enterprise, the state of…
44: “The Ensigns of Command” (TNG) with Annalee Flower Horne
Mar 26, 2015 • 44 min
“The Ensigns of Command” - Annalee Flower Horne, science fiction writer and web developer, joins Scott to talk about The Ensigns of Command (TNG S3E2). We discuss how impossible the impossible is, how many showers Riker takes during a typical TNG episode,…
43: “Identity Crisis” (TNG) with Victor Agreda Jr
Mar 19, 2015 • 44 min
“Identity Crisis” - Victor Agreda Jr., Angry Dad Gamer and the man behind the Bakers Dozen Rules, joins Scott to discuss “Identity Crisis” (TNG S4E18). Topics include Geordi’s love live, how effects from the 90’s hold up to the HD treatment, and the…
42: “Clues” (TNG) with Carrie Anne Castillo
Mar 12, 2015 • 44 min
“Clues” - Carrie Ann Castillo, the woman behind The Little Big Blog joins Scott to discuss “Clues” (TNG S4E14). There’s a mystery afoot. How do we know this? Well, the episode is called “Clues” and Capt. Picard keeps reminding us that there’s a mystery to…
41: Remembering Leonard Nimoy
Mar 5, 2015 • 48 min
Remembering Leonard Nimoy - Leonard Nimoy, Spock, died on Feb. 27th. On this special episode of Random Trek Scott is joined by a number of past guests who share their thoughts about Spock and their favorite Spock moment. Scott’s guests are: Jason Snell -…
40: “Blood Oath” (DS9) with Nicole Wakelin
Feb 26, 2015 • 44 min
“Blood Oath” - Nicole Wakelin, editor at GeekMom, Director of Automotive Content at She Buys Cars, and writer all over the place, joins Scott to discuss “Blood Oath” (DS9 S2E19). Who ordered the trio of Klingons? And what’s this about revenge? Star Trek…
39: “Oasis” (ENT) with Helene Wecker
Feb 19, 2015 • 44 min
“Oasis” - Helene Wecker, author of the fantastic “The Golem and the Jinni” joins Scott to discuss “Oasis” (ENT S1E20). What do you do when you’re stranded on an inhospitable planet? Create holographic friends and eat a lot of kumquats. And who is that in…
38: “Judgement” (ENT) with Andy Ihnatko
Feb 12, 2015 • 42 min
“Judgement” - Andy Ihnatko, technology writer and podcaster, joins Scott to discuss “Judgement” (ENT S2E19). If you really enjoy Klingon courtrooms and Star Trek VI this episode of Enterprise is for you. Topics discussed include what kind of Star Trek fan…
37: “Shades of Gray” (TNG) with Casey Liss
Feb 5, 2015 • 45 min
“Shades of Gray” - Casey Liss, of the Accidental Tech Podcast and Analog(ue), joins Scott to discuss “Shades of Gray” (TNG S2E22). Widely, and correctly, hailed as the worst episode of TNG ever this podcast covers everything from Starfleet Medical’s lax…
36: “All Good Things…” (TNG) with Matt Gemmell
Jan 29, 2015 • 92 min
“All Good Things…” - Matt Gemmell, writer, joins Scott to talk about “All Good Things…” (TNG SE7E25). Random Trek’s first double length episode marks the final episode of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” ever, and possibility its best. Three different…
35: “Waltz” (DS9) with Marisa McClellan
Jan 22, 2015 • 39 min
“Waltz” - Marisa McClellan, cookbook author and the writer behind the popular canning blog Food in Jars, joins Scott (to whom she is married) to discuss “Waltz” (DS9S6E11). Gul Dukat and Sisko are stranded on a remote planet. They eat some soup. They…
34: “Evolution” (TNG) with Chip Sudderth
Jan 15, 2015 • 45 min
“Evolution” - Chip Sudderth, a host of the Audio Guide to Babylon 5 and host of the Two Minute Time Lord, joins Scott to talk about Evolution (TNG S3E1). Wesley is front and center in this episode and that isn’t as bad as you might think. Hungry, hungry…
33: “Inheritance” (TNG) with Shannon Sudderth
Jan 8, 2015 • 44 min
“Inheritance” - Shannon Sudderth, a host of the Audio Guide to Babylon 5 and frequent Two Minute Time Lord guest, joins Scott to talk about Inheritance (TNG S7E10). Topics include phasering to the candy center of a planet, the future of women in…
32: “The Chase” (TNG) with Anže Tomić
Jan 1, 2015 • 45 min
“The Chase” - Anže Tomić, podcaster and writer, joins Scott to talk about “The Chase” (TNG S6E10). This episode answers the question: why do all Star Trek aliens look a like? And the answer isn’t that great (turns out). We also discuss our favorite Trek…
31: “Darmok” with Christina Warren
Dec 25, 2014 • 44 min
“Darmok” - Christina Warren, tech analyst, podcaster, and internet maven, joins Scott to talk about “Darmok” (TNG S5E2). Does this episode of TNG live up to the hype? Is Capt. Picard a their? And were did he get his Members Only jacket? All this plus…
30: “Initiations” (VOY) with Lisa Maria Martin
Dec 18, 2014 • 46 min
“Initiations” - Lisa Maria Martin, content strategist and information architect, joins Scott to discuss Initiations (VOY S2E2). This episode is one of those rare gems: a Chakotay centric story. Topics discussed include the deal with Neelix and what it is,…
29: “The Measure of a Man” (TNG) with Brett Terpstra
Dec 11, 2014 • 45 min
“The Measure of a Man” - Brett Terpstra, a man of many projects, joins Scott to discuss The Measure of a Man (TNG S2E9). Such topics as the existence of souls, how to disarm (literally) an android, and how Riker evolves as a character are all touched…
28: “Pen Pals” (TNG) with Deborah Stanish
Dec 4, 2014 • 46 min
“Pen Pals” - Deborah Stanish, of the Verity Podcast (all about Dr. Who), joins Scott to discuss Pen Pals (TNG S2E15). They ponder the ramifications of the Prime Directive, the Riker School of Management vs. the Picard School of Management, wiping…
27: “The Mark of Gideon” (TOS) with Jean MacDonald
Nov 27, 2014 • 49 min
“The Mark of Gideon” - Jean MacDonald, founder of App Camp for Girls, joins Scott to talk about “The Mark of Gideon” (TOS S3E17). Overpopulation, cranky Spock, the Gideon’s seeming complete lack of knowledge about how disease works, and the horrible life…
26: “Who Watches The Watchers” (TNG) with Guy English
Nov 20, 2014 • 44 min
“Who Watches The Watchers” - Guy English, of Aged and Distilled and Debug, joins Scott to chat about "Who Watches The Watchers" (TNG S3E4). Religion vs. mythology, poor archery skills, Romulans, the ethics of creepily observing developing societies, and…
25: “Babel” (DS9) with Jamelle Bouie
Nov 13, 2014 • 42 min
“Babel” - Jamelle Bouie, staff writer at Slate, joins Scott to talk about Babel (DS9 S1E5). This episode features an aggrieved O’Brien, a poorly emoted Jake, and a goatee-less Sisko. Listen as we talk about why anyone would pay for replicated food,…
24: “Where No Man Has Gone Before” (TOS) with Katrina Griffiths
Nov 6, 2014 • 47 min
“Where No Man Has Gone Before” - Katrina Griffiths, of the Verity Podcast, joins Scott to discuss the second Star Trek TOS pilot: Where No Man Has Gone Before (TOS S1E1 or 3). 60’s contact lenses, Creepy Gary Mitchell transforming into Creepier Gary…
23: “Rivals” (DS9) with Anthony Pascale
Oct 30, 2014 • 42 min
“Rivals” - Anthony Pascale, the man behind TrekMovie.com, joins Scott to talk about DS9’s “Rivals” (S2E11). Topics include the finer points of space racquet ball, Prince Humperdinck, how pressing a button on an orb makes not a compelling casino game, and…
22: “Minefield” (ENT) with Matthew Yglesias
Oct 23, 2014 • 42 min
“Minefield” - Matthew Yglesias, executive editor of Vox, joins Scott to discuss Minefield (ENT, S2E4). Among the topics discussed include Matt’s crazy Trek lists, why no one on the Enterprise seems capable of doing anything, and what’s the deal with those…
21: “Starship Mine” (TNG) with Jordan Cooper
Oct 16, 2014 • 46 min
“Starship Mine” - Jordan Cooper, host of the Tech Douchebags podcast, joins Scott to have some small talk about “Starship Mine” (TNG S6EP18). We discuss Capt. Picard’s fake horse-riding affinity, Tuvok’s shady past, why Geordi is the only hungry officer,…
20: “First Contact” (TNG) with Tony Sindelar
Oct 9, 2014 • 45 min
“First Contact” - Tony Sindelar, the Incomparable and co-DM of Total Party Kill, joins Scott to discuss TNG’s First Contact (S4E15). Topics include Riker’s total lack of guile, Malcorian facial hair, the naming of planets, alien groupies, and when it is…
19: “Sleeping Dogs” (ENT) with Lex Friedman
Oct 2, 2014 • 43 min
“Sleeping Dogs” - Lex Friedman, famous for not having seen it, being Daily, Rebounding, and Turning a Car Around, joins Scott to talk about Sleeping Dogs (Enterprise S1E14). Scott expresses mild shock and then major regret after learning that this episode…
18: “I, Mudd” (TOS) with Monty Ashley
Sep 25, 2014 • 49 min
“I, Mudd” - Monty Ashely, Incomparable panelist and Internet writer, joins Scott to talk about The Original Serie’s second Harry Mudd episode: I, Mudd (S2E12). Uniforms, the concept of computers (and if the Star Trek writers have any idea how they work),…
17: “Indiscretion” (DS9) with John Siracusa
Sep 18, 2014 • 45 min
“Indiscretion” - John Siracusa, of ATP and Incomparable note, joins Scott to talk about DS9’s Indiscretion (S4E5). Scott explains the deal with Deep Space Nine, John questions the central premise, and some parallels to Star Wars are identified. The end of…
16: “Phage” (VOY) with David Loehr
Sep 11, 2014 • 45 min
“Phage” - David J. Loehr, Incomparable panelist and playwright, joins Scott to discuss Voyager’s Phage (S1E5). Neelix’s lungs are stolen, and yet he still talks too much in this episode. Good old Harry Kim scans a wall, and the crew forgets the most…
15: “Remember Me” (TNG) with Jacqui Cheng
Sep 4, 2014 • 45 min
“Remember Me” - Jacqui Cheng, Editor-in-chief of The Wirecutter, joins Scott to talk about TNG’s Remember Me (S4E5). In this episode who let Wesley fiddle with the Warp core and why, The Traveller as “Q Light,” and how Dr. Crusher definitely isn’t crazy…
14: “Hope and Fear” (VOY) with Brianna Wu
Aug 28, 2014 • 42 min
“Hope and Fear” - Brianna Wu, Head of Development at Giant Spacekat and one of the hosts of the Isometric Podcast, joins Scott to talk about Voyager’s Hope and Fear (S4E26). Bri explains why Voyager is the best Trek there is, we discuss Harry Kim and his…
13: “Timescape” (TNG) with Swoozy Clancey
Aug 21, 2014 • 44 min
“Timescape” - Swoozy Clancey is a nerdy nurse who has embarked on a journey of watching all of Star Trek: The Next Generation in order. Why not invite her onto Random Trek to talk about a random episode? Luckily for her, the fates were kind and picked a…
12: “Collective” (VOY) with Glenn Fleishman
Aug 14, 2014 • 43 min
“Collective” - Glenn Fleishman, editor and publisher of The Magazine, host of The New Disruptors (which isn’t a podcast reviewing new Klingon and Romulan weaponry), and tweeter of 14 million tweets, joins Scott to talk about Voyager’s Collective (Spoiler:…
11: “Conspiracy” (TNG) with Michael T. Rose
Aug 7, 2014 • 45 min
“Conspiracy” - Michael T. Rose, of TUAW, joins Scott to discuss the first season The Next Generation episode Conspiracy. Put on your tin foil hat and watch out for Trapper Keepers. Aliens have infiltrated the highest ranks of Starfleet Command and Riker…
10: “11:59” (VOY) with Ged Maheux
Jul 31, 2014 • 45 min
“11:59” - Ged Maheux, of the Icon Factory and Gedblog, joins Scott to discuss Voyager’s “11:59”. Why does everyone in the Year 2000 drive cars from the 1970’s? Will they or won’t they? Do we care? Email everyone in a 100 mile radius because this episode…
9: “Errand of Mercy” (TOS) with Erika Ensign
Jul 24, 2014 • 47 min
“Errand of Mercy” - Erika Ensign, frequent Incomparable panelist and Hugo nominated (!) Verity Podcast member, classes up the joint with Scott to discuss the TOS episode Errand of Mercy). What’s the deal with the blue jumpsuited man Scott is obsessed…
8: “Looking for par’Mach in All the Wrong Places” (DS9) with Moisés Chiullan
Jul 17, 2014 • 44 min
“Looking for par’Mach in All the Wrong Places” - Moisés Chiullan, Founder/Host of ESN.fm, joins Scott to talk about the very first Deep Space Nine episode on Random Trek: Looking for par’Mach in All the Wrong Places. Quark loves a Klingon. Worf loves the…
7: “The Apple” (TOS) with Steve Lutz
Jul 10, 2014 • 48 min
“The Apple” - Steve Lutz, of The Incomparable, joins Scott to discuss The Original Series’ “The Apple.” Vaal loves us all, except Spock. Steve loves most of us but totally not Chekov. This episode features the Star Trek crew beaming onto paradise, but all…
6: “Reunion” (TNG) with John Moltz
Jul 3, 2014 • 45 min
“Reunion” - John Moltz, who has a Very Nice Website and co-hosts Turning This Car Around, joins Scott to discuss Random Trek’s first Klingon heavy episode: TNG’s Reunion. Grab a bat’leth, chill some Klingon bloodwine, and get ready to delve into the…
5: “Doctor’s Orders” (ENT) with Greg Knauss
Jun 26, 2014 • 41 min
“Doctor’s Orders” - Greg Knauss, he of the Incomparable, Romantimatic, and EOD, has the honor of being on the first Enterprise Random Trek episode: Doctor’s Orders. An awful theme song, a cute dog, a naked Denobulan, and a frustrated Vulcan? Sounds like a…
4: “Waking Moments” (VOY) with Dave Caolo
Jun 19, 2014 • 45 min
“Waking Moments” - Dave Caolo, of TUAW, joins Scott McNulty to talk about Random Trek’s second Voyager episode: Waking Moments. Grab your skis and don’t fall sleep or the aliens will get you! Host Scott McNulty with Dave Caolo.
3: “Life Line” (VOY) with Serenity Caldwell
Jun 12, 2014 • 41 min
“Life Line” - Serenity Caldwell, of the Incomparable and roller derby note, brings with her the first episode of Voyager to grace Random Trek: Life Line (S6E24). Beam yourself across to galaxy and be ready to ponder the meaning of holographic animals,…
2: “By Any Other Name” (TOS) with Dan Moren
Jun 5, 2014 • 45 min
“By Any Other Name” - Dan Moren of The Incomparable and Not Playing fame joins Scott to talk about Random Trek’s first Original Series episode: By Any Other Name (S2E21). The Galactic Barrier will be breached as topics such as Kirk’s worthiness as a…
1: “Tapestry” (TNG) with Jason Snell
May 29, 2014 • 36 min
“Tapestry” - Jason Snell, The Incomparable host and Star Trek fan, joins Scott to talk about the TNG episode Tapestry (S6E15). Topics include Jason’s voyage to Star Trek fandom, to Q or not to Q, space casino games, the message of the episode, and much…