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Trekabout Episode 269: Lethe

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After last week, we weren’t expecting much from Star Trek: Discovery, so of course this week the show gives us “Lethe”, an amazing episode that gives us much-needed character development for both Captain Lorca and Michael Burnham. Plus! Where do we get a DISCO t-shirt? iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 267: The Butcher’s Knife Cares Not for the Lamb’s Cry

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We learn more about the spore drive, get Star Trek: Discovery’s riff on “The Devil in The Dark”, and find out what happened to Captain Georgiou. Plus! Ensign Tardigrade is the best. iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 266: Context Is for Kings

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In “Context Is for Kings”, we meet the USS Discovery, Captain Lorca, Lt. Stamets, and, best of all, Cadet Sylvia Tilly. Nothing else matters. Cadet Sylvia Tilly needs to be retconned into all previous Trek series. Oh yeah, and some other stuff happened about a new way to fly on fungus spores. Wait. What, Star …

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Trekabout Episode 265: The Vulcan Hello/Battle at the Binary Stars

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Well, it’s finally here: the premiere episodes of the first new Star Trek series since 2001, Star Trek: Discovery. “The Vulcan Hello” and “Battle at the Binary Stars” are less a pilot for a new series and more a prologue, as it sets up the events of the series but doesn’t directly deal with our setting …

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Trekabout Episode 263: Future’s End, Part II/Warlord

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We wrap up the adventures of Voyager’s crew in the strange alien land of Los Angeles, 1996 in “Future’s End, Part II”, and it’s only kind of successful at paying off the first installment. Then, Jennifer Lien gets a chance to shine in “Warlord”. iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 262: Sacred Ground/Future’s End

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Star Trek: Voyager continues its upswing this week by giving us a Janeway episode, “Sacred Ground”, in which she is challenged to put aside her devotion to the scientific method. Then, in “Future’s End”, the show does something so batshit that you just have to admire it. iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 261: False Profits/Remember

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Hey, remember the Ferengi that got stranded in the Delta Quadrant way back in “The Price”? Well, “False Profits” brings them back. Then, B’Elanna is given memories of a horrible event, in “Remember”. iTunes Google Play RSS

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