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Trekabout Episode 322: Star Trek: Nemesis

We’ve reached the end of 24th Century Trek and the end of Trekabout, as we dive into the flawed Star Trek: Nemesis. Thank you everyone for your support over the past 6 years. You made this worthwhile. Live long and prosper.  iTunesGoogle PlayRSS

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Trekabout Episode 197: Star Trek: First Contact

Hey, it’s time to check in with our old friends from Star Trek: The Next Generation! Watch Picard as he freaks out over the Borg for some reason! Watch Zefram Cochrane as he invents warp drive with no materials or staff in the middle of a mining camp in post-war Montana! Listen as Trekabout’s affection for …

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Trekabout Episode 141: Lower Decks/Thine Own Self

“Lower Decks”: the TNG episode that lets us see how everyone else views our main characters, namely: as giant assholes. “Thine Own Self”: the TNG episodes that lets us see everyone surrounding Data as giant assholes. TNG, did you wake up on the wrong side of the nacelle this morning, or what? iTunes Google Play …

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Trekabout Episode 138: Force of Nature/Inheritance

“Force of Nature” is that rare TNG episode, the topical morality play, but unfortunately it’s mostly a mess. “Inheritance”, meanwhile, is that common TNG episode, a quiet interpersonal character study. Also! Why are they trying to train a cat? iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 133: Timescape/Descent

Brannon Braga episodes can be a bit of a double-edged sword, and “Timescape” is no exception, what with the cool concept and middling resolution. Meanwhile, “Descent” reimagines TNG as a comic book, because that is what people look for from Star Trek, we guess? iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 128: Tapestry/Birthright, Part I

Star Trek: The Next Generation gives us our 34th Q episode this season, “Tapestry”, and Q is effectively and non-annoyingly used. Later, in “Birthright, Part I”, the show decides to make up for that by making Worf annoying. Also! Eric gives an impassioned plea for remastering Star Trek: Deep Space Nine in high definition. iTunes Google …

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Trekabout Episode 120: The Inner Light/Time’s Arrow

Someone out there in the galaxy must have a problem with Picard. First he gets assimilated by the Borg, causing massive psychological damage. Now he gets brain-kidnapped by an alien probe in “The Inner Light”, causing massive psychological damage. Later, in “Time’s Arrow”, Samuel Clemens proves that massive psychological damage is no indication that one can’t …

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Trekabout Episode 109: Ensign Ro/Silicon Avatar

Some of the smooth polished edges have been worn down in the four years the Enterprise-D has been traveling the stars, but “Ensign Ro” gives us a titular character with a checkered past and a dislike of all our regular characters. Another guest star has a checkered past in “Silicon Avatar” and it’s a giant space-faring crystal. …

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Trekabout Episode 107: In Theory/Redemption

Trekabout closes out The Next Generation’s fourth season with a couple of experimental episodes. In “In Theory”, Data experiments with romance, and in “Redemption”, Worf experiments with leaving Starfleet. Plus! Richard is confused by the return of an old crewmember. iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 100: Data’s Day/The Wounded

Trekabout boldly goes where, well, a lot of podcasts have gone before, by reaching its 100th episode! But Eric Brasure and Richard Goodness keep the celebrations to a minimum, as Richard is very excited to discuss “Data’s Day” and Eric is very excited to discuss “The Wounded”. Plus! They’re trying to make O’Brien happen. Will they succeed? iTunes Google …

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