Upper Pylon 2 – 3 x 11: Past Tense, Part I
Jul14

Upper Pylon 2 – 3 x 11: Past Tense, Part I

This week while Chief Medical Officer Blair and Admiral Hansen are on shore leave, the remaining UP2 crew take a look at the first entry into the prophetic “Past Tense” time-traveling two-parter. While beaming down for an engagement at Starfleet Command, Sisko, Dax and Bashir are accidentally transported to the year 2024 through the magic of time particles, or some such. The year is a volatile period in Earth’s...

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Ten Forward Episode: 197 – The Many Facets of Naked Bliss
Jul08

Ten Forward Episode: 197 – The Many Facets of Naked Bliss

This week, Sina, Not-So-Evil-Dan & Carnivorous Chris Johnson delve deeply into three episodes where the crew is acting damned irregular.  What did the character’s wacky mind trips teach them?  Or us?  What opportunities were missed?  Why are Tasha Yar’s quarters full of dick statues? These questions and more get answered as we float downstream on the great inebreation continuum (with Sina as the designated rower)....

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Upper Pylon 2 – 3 x 10: Fascination
Jul07

Upper Pylon 2 – 3 x 10: Fascination

This week, the boys of UP2 take a look at the return of Lwaxana Troi and a very “Midsummer Night’s Dream”-esque story in “Fascination.” DS9 sees the celebration of the annual Bajoran Gratitude Festival, bringing many visitors to the station including Lwaxana Troi and Vedek Bariel. However, mysterious occurrences start happening as people are seemingly inflicted with intense passionate feelings for what...

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Reunion, TNG S4 E07 Review, The Battle Bridge
Jul05

Reunion, TNG S4 E07 Review, The Battle Bridge

Captain Picard is selected to arbitrate the selection of a new Chancellor for the Klingon Empire and, in doing so, find out who dishonorably murdered the old Chancellor. Also involved is Ambassador K’Ehleyr, who has a surprise for Worf: their son. Today James and Lou discuss (Reunion) and what we think of it, as well as feedback, with tonight’s guest host Bryan Detamore. Credit: Main Title Theme (TV Edit) was arranged by...

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Sci Fi Waffle – Episode 29 – Thunderbirds 1965 TV Series Review
Jul05

Sci Fi Waffle – Episode 29 – Thunderbirds 1965 TV Series Review

Sci Fi Waffle – Episode 29 – Thunderbirds 1965 TV Series Review Due to a technical failure the original Episode 29 was lost and will be re-recorded and posted as Episode 30. So here is a hastily put together show reviewing the 1965 TV series Thunderbirds. I hope you enjoy it. All the information used in this podcast was sourced from Wikipedia which means I have no way of thanking the original author other than in these notes. His or...

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Voyager’s Continuing Missions: Protectors
Jul03

Voyager’s Continuing Missions: Protectors

This month we tackle Beyer’s first novel where all our characters are physically present in the storyline, and no one has to die to progress the story. It’s all here, in it’s 4 hour glory, Protectors! Podcast (contmiss): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:37:05 — 198.7MB)Subscribe: Android |...

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Episode #198 – An Engineer & an Attorney Walk Into the Bar
Jul02

Episode #198 – An Engineer & an Attorney Walk Into the Bar

Sina is joined at the bar by Sarah and Caroline with Continuing Missions – we discuss progressive (and not so progressive) moments in Voyager and meander into other series while we have a few drinks.  Join us with your choice of adult beverage.     Podcast (ten-forward): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:08:16 — 172.4MB)Subscribe: Android |...

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Upper Pylon 2 – 3 x 09: Defiant
Jun30

Upper Pylon 2 – 3 x 09: Defiant

This week on UP2, we make room for the unexpected as Commander Riker pays a visit to DS9 in “Defiant.” When Will Riker arrives on the station for some R&R, he becomes friendly with a frazzled Major Kira. But wait…is that Will Riker? Why is he stealing the Defiant and taking Kira as a hostage? What does he really have in store? Tune in to find out, and as always, be sure to leave us your feedback! Podcast (up2):...

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Upper Pylon 2 – 3 x 08: Meridian
Jun23

Upper Pylon 2 – 3 x 08: Meridian

This may be the shortest episode on record of UP2, as we could barely muster up enough enthusiasm to talk about the sleaze-fest known as “Meridian.” During a mapping mission in the Gamma Quadrant, the Defiant discovers a planet that phases in and out of existence every 60 years. This leads to one of those one-episode romances between Dax and some creeper that we all love so much. Meanwhile, Quark tries desperately to get a...

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Sci Fi Waffle Episode 28 – The Flash Season 1 review
Jun21

Sci Fi Waffle Episode 28 – The Flash Season 1 review

Sci Fi Waffle Episode 28 – The Flash Season 1 review In Episode 28 Paul & Shawn review Season 1 of the TV series of The Flash. In other news; Feedback featuring Pepa Pig Lee’s wife and new baby Maddie are both fine and doing well. Russia’s Space shuttle programme Leonard Nimoy’s death clock You can find the photos of Russia’s shuttles by following this link;...

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