This week, the Shuttle Pod crew hop on the Captain’s yacht and head down to the planet of the Ba’ku. It’s a good thing Data is made to serve as a floatation device, because we’re taking a deep dive into Star Trek: Insurrection.
Star Trek: Insurrection is a Star Trek movie with a number of problems but a number of really cool moments, too. The Shuttle Pod crew talk about the things they love and hate about the 1998 film, including how it makes our boobs start to firm up (not that we care about such things in this day and age).
Some links of note from this week’s podcast:
Some say the book about the making of the film is better than the actual film. Michael Piller’s “Fade In”, which was not published before Piller passed away, has just been made officially available for the first time. We definitely recommend that you check that one out.
There is also this deleted scene — an alternate ending to Insurrection that didn’t play well during initial test screenings: