Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Movie Review, The Battle Bridge
Aug02

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Movie Review, The Battle Bridge

When a renegade Vulcan captures the Federation, Klingon, and Romulan ambassadors on Nimbus III, “the planet of galactic peace”, it can only mean one thing: the vacation is over; Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the new Starship Enterprise-A are pressed back into service to come to the rescue. But, when the Vulcan has a prior association with Spock, it allows him to seize control of the Enterprise and put it on course...

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Times Arrow Part 2, The Battle Bridge, TNG S6 E1 Review
Jul12

Times Arrow Part 2, The Battle Bridge, TNG S6 E1 Review

Trapped in 19th century San Francisco, the crew of the Enterprise must locate Data and prevent his death while stopping the Devidians from destroying Earth’s history. (Season 6 premiere) Today James and Lou discuss (Times Arrow Part 2) and what we think of it, with tonight’s guest host Collin Higgins. Credit: Main Title Theme (TV Edit) was arranged by Dennis McCarthy and composed by Gerry Goldsmith and Alexander Courage...

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Times Arrow, TNG S5 E26 Review, The Battle Bridge
Jun06

Times Arrow, TNG S5 E26 Review, The Battle Bridge

Sorry guys….lots of scheduling, work and life issues. An engineering team finds evidence of an alien presence on Earth in 19th century San Francisco: Data’s severed head, buried five hundred years ago. (Season 5 finale) Today James and Lou discuss (Times Arrow) and what we think of it, with tonight’s guest host Colin Higgins. Credit: Main Title Theme (TV Edit) was arranged by Dennis McCarthy and composed by Gerry...

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The Inner Light, TNG S5 E25 Episode Review, The Battle Bridge
Apr22

The Inner Light, TNG S5 E25 Episode Review, The Battle Bridge

An alien probe controls and disables Captain Picard, who wakes up as “Kamin,” a resident of the planet Kataan. While the crew of the Enterprise tries to jar the probe’s influence, “Kamin” lives through the final, dying decades of his homeworld in the span of approximately twenty minutes in the form of an interactive “ancestor simulation”. Today James and Lou discuss (The Inner Light) and what...

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The Next Phase, TNG S5 E24 Review, The Battle Bridge
Mar27

The Next Phase, TNG S5 E24 Review, The Battle Bridge

Geordi La Forge and Ensign Ro are believed dead after a transporter malfunction. However, they soon discover that their state may not actually be “death”. Today James and Lou discuss (The Next Phase) and what we think of it, with tonight’s guest host Colin Higgins. Credit: Main Title Theme (TV Edit) was arranged by Dennis McCarthy and composed by Gerry Goldsmith and Alexander Courage All audio used is copyrighted by...

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I Borg, TNG S5 E23 Review, The Battle Bridge
Mar08

I Borg, TNG S5 E23 Review, The Battle Bridge

The discovery of an injured adolescent Borg brings to the surface hard feelings for both Captain Picard and Guinan for what the Borg Collective had done to them. Matters are complicated when plans to use the young Borg to destroy his people are halted when it is discovered that the Borg has become an individual. Today James and Lou discuss (I Borg) and what we think of it, with tonight’s guest host Shawn Vanderloo. I have to add...

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Battle Bridge Season 6 guest host spots filling up very fast.
Mar07

Battle Bridge Season 6 guest host spots filling up very fast.

Hi guys.  The Battle Bridge has been taking guest host spots for season 6.  The list is filling up very fast, so I strongly suggest you take a look at what is available and send an email request to LouTrekShow@gmail.com and let me know what you want to talk about. One change I am making for season 6 is we are going to allow two guests per episode, if it is requested.  The only problem is the logistics of when everyone is available. ...

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Imaginary Friend, TNG S5 E22 Review, The Battle Bridge
Mar01

Imaginary Friend, TNG S5 E22 Review, The Battle Bridge

As the Enterprise explores a nebula, a little girl’s imaginary friend becomes terrifyingly real. Today James and Lou discuss (Imaginary Friend) and what we think of it, with tonight’s guest host Paul (Not a director) Finch. Credit: Main Title Theme (TV Edit) was arranged by Dennis McCarthy and composed by Gerry Goldsmith and Alexander Courage All audio used is copyrighted by CBS and Paramount and is intended to be used...

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The Perfect Mate, TNG S5 E21 Review, The Battle Bridge
Feb22

The Perfect Mate, TNG S5 E21 Review, The Battle Bridge

Picard serves as host for a peace treaty between two warring planets, but he may be unable to resist the reconciliation “gift” – a beautiful empathic metamorph who is to be presented by one leader as the other’s wife. Today James and Lou discuss (The Perfect Mate) and what we think of it, with tonight’s guest host Chris “The Teacher” Johnson. Credit: Main Title Theme (TV Edit) was arranged by Dennis McCarthy...

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Cost of Living, TNG S5 E20 Review, The Battle Bridge
Jan30

Cost of Living, TNG S5 E20 Review, The Battle Bridge

Lwaxana Troi is on board the Enterprise-D to hold her wedding ceremony, and she also takes an interest in Worf’s son Alexander, encouraging him to adopt her carefree ways. Today James and Lou discuss (Cost of Living) and what we think of it, with tonight’s guest host Bryan 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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