Trek Mate: A Star Trek Podcast – Episode 120: Dissecting Trek-On!
Aug28

Trek Mate: A Star Trek Podcast – Episode 120: Dissecting Trek-On!

Trek-On has come and gone, so it’s time for us to put back on the mics and dissect our first outing as event organisers.   Support us on Patreon HERE.   Buy our merchandise HERE.   Remember to check out our weekly YouTube exclusive episode reviews and other videos on our YouTube channel here: YouTube.com/TheSciFiCollective   And whilst you’re on our YouTube channel please click Like, Subscribe & share us with your Trekkie...

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New Ground, TNG S5 E10 Review, The Battle Bridge
Aug25

New Ground, TNG S5 E10 Review, The Battle Bridge

Worf’s son Alexander comes to live on the Enterprise; the crew helps guide a test vehicle for a revolutionary new form of interstellar travel. Today James and Lou discuss (New Ground) and what we think of it, as well as feedback, with tonight’s guest host Bryan (The Klingon) Detamore. Credit: Main Title Theme (TV Edit) was arranged by Dennis McCarthy and composed by Gerry Goldsmith and Alexander Courage All audio used is...

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Upper Pylon 2 – 5 x 15: By Inferno’s Light
Aug24

Upper Pylon 2 – 5 x 15: By Inferno’s Light

This week, the UP2 crew is reunited as we wrap up the exciting Dominion War setup arc with “By Inferno’s Light.” As tensions mount in the Alpha Quadrant with Cardassia joining the Dominion, Worf, Garak, Martok and Bashir must overcome their own personal struggles to escape the Dominion prison and warn the Alpha Quadrant of the Bashir-Changeling’s plot. What did you think of this episode and this two-parter? Be...

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Upper Pylon 2 – 5 x 14: In Purgatory’s Shadow
Aug17

Upper Pylon 2 – 5 x 14: In Purgatory’s Shadow

This week with Hansen and Blair away, special guest Dan Levitt (@dlevitt79) joins Smonksey and Chris as we have reached the point of no return of Deep Space Nine: the setup for the Dominion War starting with “In Purgatory’s Shadow.” A mysterious message from Enabran Tain emerges from the Gamma Quadrant, leading Garak and Worf on a mission to discover its source. What they find will have chilling repercussions for the...

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Voyager’s Continuing Missions – Strange New Worlds Short Stories Second Helping
Aug15

Voyager’s Continuing Missions – Strange New Worlds Short Stories Second Helping

We dip back into the first Strange New Worlds Short Story Collection for 2 new short stories to satisfy our insatiable hunger for more Voyager goodness. Podcast (contmiss): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:00:56 — 57.7MB)Subscribe: Android |...

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Upper Pylon 2 – 5 x 13: For the Uniform
Aug10

Upper Pylon 2 – 5 x 13: For the Uniform

This week on UP2, special guest and frequent emailer Zubair joins the UP2 crew as we are reunited with our favorite Maquis traitor, Michael Eddington, in “For the Uniform.” Sisko has been relentlessly pursuing Eddington for months, furious that his former Starfleet security chief betrayed him under his watch. Eddington, however, is ready, and raises the stakes to make the chase personal for Sisko. However, Eddington may...

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A Matter of Time, TNG S5 E9 Review, The Battle Bridge
Aug09

A Matter of Time, TNG S5 E9 Review, The Battle Bridge

A time traveler claiming to be from the 26th century arrives to witness an attempt to save a doomed planet. Today James and Lou discuss (Episode Name) and what we think of it, with tonight’s guest host Shawn, from the Rusted Robot. Credit: Main Title Theme (TV Edit) was arranged by Dennis McCarthy and composed by Gerry Goldsmith and Alexander Courage Links Discussed In This Show Were: The Rusted Robot You can download the MP3...

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Upper Pylon 2 – 5 x 12: The Begotten
Aug03

Upper Pylon 2 – 5 x 12: The Begotten

This week on UP2, we take a look at the end of Odo’s life as a solid when he becomes the impromptu father of a baby Changeling with “The Begotten.” When Odo becomes the guardian of a sick baby Changeling, he must try to establish contact. However, doing so will require the help of Odo’s former keeper, Dr. Mora Pol, and this creates some…family drama. Meanwhile, Kira gives birth while her boyfriend insists...

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Upper Pylon 2 – 5 x 11: The Darkness and the Light
Jul27

Upper Pylon 2 – 5 x 11: The Darkness and the Light

This week on UP2, the gang takes a look at Bryan Fuller’s intro into the DS9 universe with the dark, atmospheric revenge-thriller “The Darkness and the Light.” When members of her former resistance cell begin meeting unfortunate ends, Kira becomes the next target in an unknown assailant’s game of revenge. Racing against the clock, she’ll have to figure out who it is that wants her dead, and the answer may...

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Unification II, TNG Season 5 Episode 8 review, The Battle Bridge.
Jul23

Unification II, TNG Season 5 Episode 8 review, The Battle Bridge.

Sorry guys…  Work hours changed and things in the family happened that kept me busy.  Work hours are still not where they should be but are getting better.  In fact, I’m 45 minutes away from punching the clock.  Be back to normal soon. On Romulus, Picard and Data meet with Spock, who claims to be trying to reunite the Romulans and Vulcans. While Spock works to achieve his goal, powers within the Romulan government seek to...

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