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All Access Star Trek: “The Sanctuary” – ‘Discovery’ Episode 308 Review

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All Access Star Trek: “The Sanctuary” – ‘Discovery’ Episode 308 Review
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Tony and Laurie are joined this week by Neil, who previews the new book The Art of Star Trek: Discovery. They also talk about the status of Star Trek movies (with an update about Noah Hawley’s version) and the new Voyager documentary currently in production. Then the trio reviews “The Sanctuary,” the latest Discovery episode: Thumbs down for Osyraa, but thumbs up for the pairings of Detmer & Rhys and Culber & Georgiou.


All Access Star Trek: “Unification III” – ‘Discovery’ Episode 307 Review

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All Access Star Trek: “Unification III” – ‘Discovery’ Episode 307 Review
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Tony and Laurie talk about Star Trek’s nominations in the new Critics Choice Super Awards, production plans for Star Trek: Picard and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, ViacomCBS’s sale of Simon & Schuster, and the late great Herb Solow. In their review of Star Trek: Discovery‘s “Unification III,” they appreciate the nods to Star Trek’s legacy and speculate about what it means to be an “acting” first officer. Tony also recommends a video that proves Burnham isn’t the only Starfleet officer who has a problem with the chain of command.


All Access Star Trek: “Scavengers” – ‘Discovery’ Episode 306 Review

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All Access Star Trek: “Scavengers” – ‘Discovery’ Episode 306 Review
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Tony and Laurie talk about Anson Mount joining METI, Simon Pegg patching things up with Quentin Tarantino, and Kovich theories. Then they get into the nitty gritty of Star Trek: Discovery’s “Scavengers,” which strikes them both as a mixed bag, and head down a few nerdy rabbit holes along the way.


All Access Star Trek: “Die Trying” – ‘Discovery’ Episode 305 Review

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All Access Star Trek: “Die Trying” – ‘Discovery’ Episode 305 Review
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Tony and Laurie give updates on The Orville going back into production, Brent Spiner’s strange and hilarious short film, ViacomCBS’ faith in Star Trek, and Star Trek: Discovery‘s plans for Adira and Gray. Then they review “Die Trying,” the fifth episode of Discovery season 3, and both podcasters are very surprised to find the latest Georgiou twist intriguing, thanks to David Cronenberg.


All Access Star Trek: “Forget Me Not” – ‘Discovery’ Episode 304 Review

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All Access Star Trek: “Forget Me Not” – ‘Discovery’ Episode 304 Review
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Tony and Laurie talk about the latest Star Trek: Discovery production updates and then dive into the Trill pools and other topics) in Discovery episode #304, “Forget Me Not.” Tony spots Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Kate Mulgrew talking “Tuvix” on Twitter and Laurie recommends the best William Shatner/Leonard Nimoy interview ever.


All Access Star Trek: “People Of Earth” – ‘Discovery’ Episode 303 Review

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All Access Star Trek: “People Of Earth” – ‘Discovery’ Episode 303 Review
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Shuttle Pod’s Kayla joins Tony and Laurie to talk about the new Captain Janeway statue in Bloomington, Kate Mulgrew’s new role in Star Trek: Prodigy, and the recently announced Star Trek: Picard prequel novel about Riker and Troi. They share an excerpt from Laurie’s interview with author Una McCormack, and review “People of Earth,” the third episode of Star Trek: Discovery‘s season 3, taking special note of its new characters and the sizzling hot chemistry between Michael Burnham and Book.


All Access Star Trek: “Far From Home” – ‘Discovery’ Episode 302 Review

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All Access Star Trek: “Far From Home” – ‘Discovery’ Episode 302 Review
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Anthony and Laurie discuss the latest Star Trek news: the official announcement of Discovery season 4, new visual effects tech, what’s coming in season 2 of Lower Decks, STLV’s transformation into the 55-Year Mission Tour, and the shake-up at Viacom/CBS. Then they review “Far From Home,” the second episode of season 3 of Star Trek: Discovery.  


All Access Star Trek: “That Hope Is You” – ‘Discovery’ Season 3 Premiere Review

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All Access Star Trek: “That Hope Is You” – ‘Discovery’ Season 3 Premiere Review
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Anthony and Laurie are happily surprised by “That Hope Is You,” the Star Trek: Discovery season 3 premiere (and Laurie is extra happy about David Ajala and his sexy wink). They cover the latest news about Lower Decks, Alex Kurtzman’s plans for Star Trek’s future (including movies), and share their “Trekbits” of the week, which include some butt talk courtesy of The Delta Flyers.


All Access Star Trek: “No Small Parts” – ‘Lower Decks’ Season One Finale Review

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All Access Star Trek: “No Small Parts” – ‘Lower Decks’ Season One Finale Review
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On an epic, jam-packed episode, the Shuttle Pod’s Matt joins Tony and Laurie to talk about the Trek news from New York Comic Con (Janeway! Janeway!), check out interview clips from Kate Mulgrew and Brannon Braga, and review the season finale of Star Trek: Lower Decks. For more details and show notes visit TrekMovie Podcast Network at TrekMovie.com.


All Access Star Trek: “Crisis Point” – ‘Lower Decks’ Episode 109 Review

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All Access Star Trek: “Crisis Point” – ‘Lower Decks’ Episode 109 Review
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This week, Tony and Laurie celebrate #Frakesweek by talking about some of the highlights of Tony’s interview with Jonathan Frakes, and share an excerpt. They also discuss the new COVID guidelines and how they might affect upcoming Star Trek series. They then dig deep into the psychology (and the jokes and Star Trek references!) in the 9th episode of Lower Decks, “Crisis Point.” The podcasters wrap things up with their weekly Trek finds and mention the new Trek The Vote initiative. For more details and show notes visit TrekMovie Podcast Network at TrekMovie.com.


All Access Star Trek: “Veritas” – ‘Lower Decks’ Episode 108 Review

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All Access Star Trek: “Veritas” – ‘Lower Decks’ Episode 108 Review
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Tony and Laurie chat about Star Trek’s presence at the Emmys and Picard’s win, theorize on how a familiar Star Trek legacy character could turn up in Discovery season 3, and address some pervasive rumors with a mass debunking. They then review “Veritas,” the eighth episode of Lower Decks, and agree that everything is better with Kurtwood Smith in it. For more details and show notes visit TrekMovie Podcast Network at TrekMovie.com.


All Access Star Trek: “Much Ado About Boimler” – ‘Lower Decks’ Episode 107 Review

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All Access Star Trek: “Much Ado About Boimler” – ‘Lower Decks’ Episode 107 Review
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This week, Anthony and Laurie talk about Tony’s recent interview with Wil Wheaton (and share an audio clip), preview the panels at NY Comic Con, and chat about the new official Star Trek podcast, the latest update on the not-happening-yet Star Trek movie, and CBS AA’s upcoming rebrand as Paramount+. Then they review the newest Star Trek: Lower Decks episode “Much Ado About Boimler.” Links to topics discussed in the pod News: New York Comic Con – Star Trek panels and schedule The official Star Trek podcast: episode 1 with Ben Stiller Wil Wheaton interview Star Trek movie update: Noah Hawley CBS AA rebranding as Paramount+ ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ S3 Theory: An Episode Of ‘Voyager’ Is The Origin Of “The Burn” Other mentions: The Zabrak Star Trek: Enterprise‘s “Vox Sola” Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s “The Most Toys” Melllvar from Futurama  Maurice LaMarche Metaverse Lower Decks panel with Mike McMahan, Barry J. Kelly, M. Willis, and Marisa Livingston Paula M. Block on Twitter Trekbits: Laurie: She-Ra: Progressive of Power podcast interview with Lower Decks writer M. Willis Tony: Photo of Star Trek: TOS and TNG casts with Gene Roddenberry  


All Access Star Trek: “Terminal Provocations” – ‘Lower Decks’ Episode 106 Review

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All Access Star Trek: “Terminal Provocations” – ‘Lower Decks’ Episode 106 Review
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This week on the podcast, Tony and Laurie recap all the Star Trek Day news, offering up their theories on Discovery‘s “cataclysmic event” and the possibilities for a Strange New Worlds/Lower Decks crossover. They also look at clues that Jason Isaacs might be returning to the franchise, and review “Terminal Provocations,” the latest episode of Star Trek: Lower Decks. As they wrap things up with their Trekbits suggestions, Tony talks about interviewing Bob Justman back in the earliest days of TrekMovie. Links to topics discussed in the pod News: Star Trek Day legacy panels roundup Star Trek: Discovery season 3 trailer  Star Trek Day Discovery panel with Alex Kurtzman, Michelle Paradise, and David Ajala Star Trek Day Strange New Worlds panel with Anson Mount, Rebecca Romijn, Ethan Peck, Davy Perez, Akela Cooper, Henry Alonso Myers, and Akiva Goldsman Jason Isaacs “Takes The Fifth” On Lorca’s Possible Return Star Trek Day Lower Decks panel with Mike McMahan, Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid, Noël Wells, and Eugene Cordero, plus mid-season trailer Other mentions: Clippy Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s “The Nth Degree” Star Trek: Voyager‘s “Day of Honor” Star Trek: The Animated Series‘ “The Practical Joker” Perd Hapley Trekbits: Tony: All The Asians on Star Trek podcast Laurie: Inside Star Trek: The Real Story by Herbert F. Solow and Robert H. Justman Tony’s interview 2007with Bob Justman: Part 1 and Part 2  


All Access Star Trek: “Cupid’s Errant Arrow” – ‘Lower Decks’ Episode 105 Review

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All Access Star Trek: “Cupid's Errant Arrow” – ‘Lower Decks’ Episode 105 Review
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This week, Anthony and Laurie talk about the newest additions to the Star Trek: Discovery cast, discuss the possibilities of a Short Treks/Captain Proton team-up, and preview the online festivities happening on Star Trek Day (September 8th). They also dig into “Cupid’s Errant Arrow,” the latest episode of Star Trek: Lower Decks, to figure out why it’s so much better on its second viewing. Before they wrap up, they reveal a fun connection that almost happened between Star Trek and Parks and Recreation. Links to topics discussed in the pod News: Non-binary and transgender characters added to Star Trek: Discovery From NYCC; Star Trek: Discovery will be visiting Trill in season 3 DS9’s “Invasive Procedures” DS9’s “Playing God” Captain Proton and Short Treks Star Trek Day festivities Other mentions: The airport scene from Airplane! Planet of the Apes scene (but don’t watch it if you’ve never seen the movie before) The Planet of the Apes musical from The Simpsons, which we don’t talk about on the podcast at all (but it amuses us, so here it is) Trekbits: Laurie: Literally! With Rob Lowe podcast episode with Nick Offerman


All Access Star Trek: “Moist Vessel” – ‘Lower Decks’ Episode 104 Review

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All Access Star Trek: "Moist Vessel" - ‘Lower Decks’ Episode 104 Review
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This week, Anthony and Laurie delve into the latest Alex Kurtzman interview for info on the Section 31 show and new creative hires in the Star Trek Universe, and discuss the news that Star Trek: Discovery is hitting CBS proper—the broadcast network, not the streaming service. Then they review “Moist Vessel,” episode 4 of Star Trek: Lower Decks (repeating the title as often as they can). Links to topics discussed in the pod News: Alex Kurtzman talks Section 31 show and composer Nami Melumad Nami Melumad on Twitter CBS Network broadcasting Star Trek: Discovery Other mentions: Sloan This Is the End Trekbits: Anthony: William Shatner on the “Storybook Squares” version of Hollywood Squares (and William Shatner and Henry Winkler’s Better Late Than Never GalaxyCon panel on Aug. 29.) Laurie: Episode of The Delta Flyers podcast where they talk about Neelix’s crush


All Access Star Trek: “Temporal Edict” – Review Of ‘Lower Decks’ Episode 103

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All Access Star Trek: "Temporal Edict" - Review Of ‘Lower Decks’ Episode 103
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This week on the podcast, Tony and Laurie look at Alex Kurtzman’s latest comments on Star Trek: Strange New Worlds and CBS All Access’ plans for world streaming domination. Then they dig into the third episode of Lower Decks, asking if the premise relies too heavily on one bad, very un-Starfleet decision by Captain Freeman, and picking out their favorite jokes and references. Links  to topics discussed in the pod News:  Alex Kurtzman interview about Strange New Worlds Dr. M’Benga slapping Spock CBS’ Rebranding plans Metaverse interview with Lower Decks creatives Wesley Crusher in Star Trek Nemesis (and the deleted scene that explains a little more) Other mentions: “Conundrum,” the TNG episode where Riker and Ro cavort Groundskeeper Willie baring his chest Battle for the Planet of the Apes clip Chief O’Brien at Work TrekMovie’s interview with Mike McMahon about how Lower Decks characters should all belong in Starfleet Trekbits Anthony: Typeset in the Future Laurie: Follow Olivia on Twitter


All Access Star Trek: “Envoys” – Review Of ‘Lower Decks’ Episode 102

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All Access Star Trek: "Envoys" - Review Of ‘Lower Decks’ Episode 102
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This week, Anthony and Laurie cover the Star Trek Universe news: Alex Kurtzman’s latest updates on Discovery, Strange New Worlds, Short Treks, and Section 31;  the movies and how they do (or don’t) relate to TV; and upcoming virtual Trek events. After that, we review “Envoys,” the second episode of Star Trek: Lower Decks. We talk drunken Klingons, Starfleet enthusiasm, and favorite jokes, but disagree on the show’s pacing. News: Alex Kurtzman’s Star Trek Universe updates Star Trek: Prodigy new producer director Virtual NYCC/Metaverse Star Trek movie news Random mentions during the review of “Envoys”: Laurie and Neil’s roundup of unsung Star Trek friendships TNG’s “The Child” TNG’s “Half a Life” (regarding Kaelons) TAS’ “The Survivor” Trekbits: Tony: Trek-inspired COVID suit (Google Translate will come in handy if you don’t speak Spanish.) Laurie: Ralph Senensky’s website (More on Ralph here. )


All Access Star Trek Supplemental: Mike McMahan Full Interview

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All Access Star Trek Supplemental: Mike McMahan Full Interview
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TrekMovie founder Anthony Pascale sits down for a phone interview with Star Trek: Lower Decks creator Mike McMahan. The two discuss legacy character and actor cameos, the Star Trek inspiration for the Lower Decks characters, Mike’s philosophy on Trek easter eggs, how to find humor in Starfleet, and more. Take a listen! The interview was recorded on August 5th and is available, in part, as a transcription at TrekMovie.com.


All Access Star Trek: ‘Lower Decks’ Premiere Review, Plus Mike McMahan Interview Highlights

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All Access Star Trek: ‘Lower Decks’ Premiere Review, Plus Mike McMahan Interview Highlights
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Anthony and Laurie have high praise for the first episode of Star Trek: Lower Decks, and get some insights directly from show producer Mike McMahan (via Anthony’s recent interview) about deep cuts and Easter eggs. They also dig into the latest Trek news, talking about the future of ViacomCBS’s streaming service and production plans for the live-action shows like Picard, Discovery, and Strange New Worlds.


Introducing All Access Star Trek – The New TrekMovie.com Podcast All About The Star Trek Universe

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Introducing All Access Star Trek - The New TrekMovie.com Podcast All About The Star Trek Universe
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In our first episode, Anthony and Laurie recap the Star Trek Universe panel at Comic-Con@Home, talk through the latest updates on Star Trek: Discovery and Lower Decks, and discuss the Emmy nominations (as they pertain to Star Trek, of course).