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Trekabout Episode 276: Rise/Favorite Son

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Tuvok and Neelix get trapped in a small room and must face their demons together, in “Rise”. Harry Kim gets trapped on a planet and must face some demons, in “Favorite Son”. Plus! Richard really thought that Jeri Taylor left after the third season. iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 275: Unity/Darkling

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Star Trek: Voyager pays off the end of “Blood Fever” by showing us a colony of former Borg in “Unity”. Then, in “Darkling”, the show pays nothing off by giving us a terrible riff on Doctor Jekyll and Mister Hyde. iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 273: Fair Trade/Alter Ego

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We return to Star Trek: Voyager with a pair of pretty good episodes! “Fair Trade” brings us a panicked Neelix who makes some questionable decisions. “Alter Ego” brings us a panicked Harry Kim who makes some questionable decisions. Happy to have you back, guys! iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 272: Into the Forest I Go

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In the “midseason finale” of Star Trek: Discovery, “Into the Forest I Go”, the USS Discovery makes a breakthrough in the Klingon-Federation war, just as Burnham and Tyler have a breakthrough in their personal lives. Also! What’s our plan for Star Trek: Discovery going forward? iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 271: Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum

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After a couple good episodes, Star Trek: Discovery sadly backslides with “Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum”. The show remembers that it has a metaplot to deal with, so we get yet another grab-bag serialization episode that feels scattershot and broad. Plus! What’s up with the stardates? iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 270: Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad

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Have you ever felt like you were repeating the same day over and over? “Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad” has got you there, as Harcourt Fenton Mudd returns with an elaborate plan to steal the USS Discovery and sell it to the Klingons. iTunes Google Play RSS

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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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