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Episode 299, “Here’s to you, Mr. Weekly Rotating Chief Engineer”

| July 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

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In Manitoba Canada, the Personalized license plate: ASIMIL8 license plate revoked as offensive to native people. Lic plate frame says “WE ARE THE BORG. RESISTANCE IS FUTILE.” The Justice Center for Constitutional Freedoms is advocating for owner to get plate back.

http://www.cbs.com/shows/star-trek-discovery/news/1007366/star-trek-discovery-sets-course-for-comic-con-2017/

Also communicator & phaser close-up videos. See @startrekcbs

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Episode 298, “You’ve got the gold ring”

| July 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

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DSC on the Space channel in Canada. Space.ca

Kirk Thatcher in Spider-Man Homecoming

The Truth is in the Stars (2017) with William Shatner – Netflix – Star Trek’s influence on humanity.

https://www.cnet.com/videos/star-trek-discovery-producer-alex-kurtzman-promises-unique-story/

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Episode 297, “Model-T Borg”

| July 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Special guest Cara (@Xandara) fills in for Darrell!

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Discovery says lots of Klingons and Game of Thrones-type deaths.

Don’t get too close to the characters.

Follows the GoT/WTD model, but is this good?

I say, let’ discuss!

Kate Mulgrew at DCC

https://youtu.be/rje9u4CRURk

“There’s very little of that 7 years that I didn’t love… except the technobabble.”

https://twitter.com/ClareKramer/status/881244860782493697

Aron Eisenberg on Twitter

How to break up: Star Trek style

I’m sorry, but the easiest way is to ask her to chew your food for you. Trust me. 😉

https://twitter.com/ShimermanArmin/status/880466012428054528

Armin Shimerman on Twitter

Been absent for awhile.But I do have a proud announcement. I am the newest Shakespeare professor at the University of Southern Calif (USC) !

https://twitter.com/ShimermanArmin/status/880466012428054528

Ten Forward:

Chris on Twitter: What is the longest period of time that went by without u watching any Star Trek?

Star Trek in pop culture:

Simpsons

Last week in Trek

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Episode 296, “Whatever century it is”

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

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TNG Rule “Roddenberry’s Box”. No personal conflict in the 24th century. Hated by writers is thrown out.

DSC uniform diagram is out. What do we think? http://trekmovie.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/TrekMovie_DSC_Uniform_Breakdown_21_6_17_777-article.jpg

DSC Photo of transporter room is out. What do we think? http://trekmovie.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/dscew-transporter.jpg

Producers of Discovery on the look of the show.

Frakes to direct during season one.

Pogo made his Picard/Data video private for some reason.

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Episode 295, “It’s a 3-watt life form”

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

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DSC premier Sunday, Sept. 24 at 8:30 p.m. ET (Time approximate after NFL football). First 8 episodes will come out thru Nov 5, then in Jan, we get the other 7.

We have not yet seen the Discovery bridge. The trailer was the Shenzhou.

John DeLancie will guest star in Ep 9 of STC.

STC Ep 9, 10, 11 are filmed and in post production. That’s all there is.

Ten Forward:

Chris on Twitter: Worst case scenario: what is the one thing that they can do in Discovery that will make u stop watching it?

Star Trek in pop culture:

Another one From The Sarah Jane Adventures “The Empty Planet” (recommended by M’Ress)

00:05

Last week in Trek

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Episode 294, “Admiral Mustang”

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

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Star Trek: Operation Enterprise is now open at Movie Park Germany. Federation Plaza is a 1 sq km area also containing a holodeck, 2 transporter rooms & an Ent D bridge.

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Episode 293, “Data the Mustang Transformer”

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

News

Darrell got a car loan (there was no real news, so…)

Star Trek VR

Ten Forward:

Chris on Twitter: Which Trek character would u choose to be stranded in the delta quadrant with your cohost?

Star Trek in pop culture:

Another one From The Sarah Jane Adventures (recommended by M’Ress)

00:08

Last week in Trek

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Episode 292, “Manufactured Triumph”

| May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

News

DSC rank is TNG pips on metal badges.

Harry Mudd to be on multiple episodes.

Ten Forward:

Chris on Twitter: Which Trek alien race has zero chances of existing in real life?

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Episode 291, “Mystery Date”

| May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

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WHAT: ZERO-G Roddenberry Adventures Flight with William Shatner

DATE: Friday, August 4, 2017

TIME: 9am – 2pm

WHERE: Las Vegas, NV

COST: $9,950 plus 5% tax (per person)

TICKETS: Tickets for this event can be purchased at www.gozerog.com.

Ten Forward:

Chris on Twitter: Which Trek character do u think gives out the best advice? I vote for Guinan with McCoy a close 2nd.

Star Trek in pop culture:

(Thanks listener M’Ress) Dr Who – The Daleks seemed to have learned something from The Borg.

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Episode 290a, “Discovery First Look”

| May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Our thoughts on the first Star Trek: Discovery trailer.

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