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Why the Trek: A Star Trek Discovery Podcast

Oct 9, 2018

First, Zach gives us a spoiler-free review of the premiere of the newest season of Doctor Who! We discussed how both Doctor Who and Discovery faced some unexpected backlash based on their choices for series leads.

And then, new Star Trek Discovery content! Unfortunately, Zach and David feel just luke-warm about the...


Jun 7, 2018

You asked for it (you didn't), so we delivered (we did)! We start with Zach's unfiltered thoughts about Solo, A Star Wars Movie, then David tries his hardest to segue back to Star Trek Discovery.

Then we get into the subject of this episode: Star Trek Deep Space Nine, S1E18 Duet. David compares the Cardassian occupation...


May 10, 2018

We're back for part 2! We ask why Starfleet ships don't replicate shotguns and swords when they fight the Borg. David reenacts (poorly) the best monologue in Star Trek history. We discuss if Picard actually needed to be present to resolve the plot towards the end (think Raiders of the Lost Ark). Join us next time when...


Jan 31, 2018

We are not happy at all about what happened to a certain captain from the Mirror Universe! Zach points out how this episode felt almost robotic in how it moved us from Point A to Point B, but skipped over some of the most interesting bits, like the fate of the Mirror Buran. David suggests two small changes which could...