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The Suicide Squad (2-ish) Speculation & Hopes

The Suicide Squad (2-ish) Speculation & Hopes
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James Gunn’s entrance to the Worlds of DC, formally the DCEU, begins with The Suicide Squad, a film that’s not quite a reboot and not quite a sequel. This week, we talk about the upcoming film, the confirmed cast, actors and characters we’d like to see, and our overall hopes and dreams for the villain team-up flick. As always, we discuss the latest news including WB’s new CEO, the MCU courting Keanu Reeves, the possible Swamp Thing film, Daisy Ridley as Batgirl, and a full Shrek reboot!

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Screen Heroes Podcast Credits

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Hosts: Rae Stewart | Derreck Mayer | Ryan Couture

Executive Producer & Editor: Derreck Mayer

Music by Flying Killer Robots

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The Suicide Squad (2-ish) Speculation & Hopes

Top 20 Quintessential Picard Episodes

Jean-Luc Picard, Captain of the USS Enterprise. While he might not be everyone’s favorite Captain, it’s hard to argue with the impact he’s had on the Star Trek franchise and fandom. After 7 years on television followed by 4 feature films, Patrick Stewart’s Captain Picard set off into the sunset. The end of Star Trek: Nemesis saw our Captain walking through the halls of the Enterprise E, seemingly with a fresh sense of purpose and hope. His loyal First Office had finally become Captain himself. He and the crew saved Earth, the Federation, and even the Romulan Empire. And B4 might just get his own personality from Data’s memory dump. Things were looking up but it was that generation’s final journey. Right? I mean, that was the tagline for the film, after all.

It turns out that many of us were wrong. Picard is returning. The new series, Star Trek: Picard is slated for a 2019 premiere and that gives us just enough time to get our ducks in a row and prepare for his return. So here we go…

The Top 20 Quintessential Picard Episodes for those #Prepping4Picard (in chronological order).

Want to know why I picked these episodes? No problem. Check out Episode 72 of the Redshirts & Runabouts podcast, “Quintessential Picard” for a detailed discussion.

Select an episode below to hear our review on Redshirts & Runabouts as we Trek through our own Prepping 4 Picard series.

Please note that episode numbers were derived from Wikipedia.

Season 1, Episode 1 & 2: Encounter at Farpoint (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 73)
Season 1, Episode 25: Conspiracy (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 74)
Season 2, Episode 9: The Measure of a Man (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 78)
Season 3, Episode 15: Yesterday’s Enterprise (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 79)
Season 3, Episode 19: Captain’s Holiday (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 79)
Season 3, Episode 23: Sarek (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 79)
Season 3, Episode 26 & Season 4 Episode 1: Best of Both Worlds Parts 1 & 2 (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 80)
Season 4, Episode 2: Family (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 80)
Season 4, Episode 21: The Drumhead (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 80)
Season 5, Episode 2: Darmok (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 82)
Season 5, Episodes 7 & 8: Unification Parts 1 & 2 (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 82)
Season 5, Episode 25: The Inner Light (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 83)
Season 5, Episode 26 & Season 6, Episode 1: Time’s Arrow Parts 1 & 2 (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 83)
Season 6, Episode 10 & 11: Chain of Command Parts 1 & 2 (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 84)
Season 6, Episode 15: Tapestry (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 84)
Season 6, Episode 18: Starship Mine (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 86)
Season 6, Episode 19: Lessons (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 86)
Season 6, Episode 20: The Chase (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 86)
Season 7, Episode 4 & 5: Gambit Parts 1 & 2 (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 87)
Season 7, Episode 25 & 26: All Good Things… (Redshirts & Runabouts Ep 87)

What do you think of our list of the Top 20 Quintessential Picard episodes? Did we leave something off the list? Did we include something you think doesn’t belong? Listen to our discussions and then let us know your thoughts.

Make it so.

Top 20 Quintessential Picard Episodes

Fill Our Holes: Kick-Ass 1 & 2

It’s time for another Fill Our Holes retro review! This week, it’s Ryan’s pick and he goes all the way back to the ancient year of 2013 and the superhero sequel, Kick-Ass 2! We also talk a bunch about the first Kick-Ass film, because, why not? Of course, we cover news including Titan’s casting new characters and the dismal box office from Men In Black: International, Shaft, and Dark Phoenix.

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Screen Heroes Podcast Credits

A Heroes Podcast Network Production

Hosts: Rae Stewart | Derreck Mayer | Ryan Couture

Special Guest: Ian Turner

Executive Producer & Editor: Derreck Mayer

Music by Flying Killer Robots

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Fill Our Holes: Kick-Ass 1 & 2

Prepping 4 Picard #1: Encounter at Farpoint

Prepping 4 Picard begins this week with Star Trek: The Next Generation’s pilot episode, “Encounter at Farpoint” and the first episode on our Top 20 Quintessential Picard episodes! Derreck & Rae discuss the introduction to Picard, the new Enterprise, the new crew, and Q.

Comment below or hit us up @RedshirtsPod on Twitter!

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Redshirts & Runabouts Podcast Credits

A Heroes Podcast Network Production

Hosts: Greg Bosko & Derreck Mayer

Special Guest: Rae Stewart

Executive Producer & Editor: Derreck Mayer

Music by Flying Killer Robots

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Prepping 4 Picard #1: Encounter at Farpoint

X-Men: Dark Phoenix Review

The X-Men saga as we know it has finally come to an end with X-Men: Dark Phoenix. This week, we sit down with Ian of the Echo Station podcast to review the final chapter in this X-Men universe, Jean Grey’s journey to Dark Phoenix. We also talk news including the status of DC Universe’s Swamp Thing and how James Gunn might play a part in the DCEU (Worlds of DC) moving forward.

Want to join the conversation? Join us live every Tuesday night at 9PM EST on Twitch to chat with us! We’ll answer questions and note comments live on the broadcast! Follow at: twitch.tv/heroespodcasts

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Screen Heroes Podcast Credits

A Heroes Podcast Network Production

Hosts: Rae Stewart | Derreck Mayer | Ryan Couture

Special Guest: Ian Turner

Executive Producer & Editor: Derreck Mayer

Music by Flying Killer Robots

iTunes: Screen-Heroes.com

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0eK6BHFwO2hrM92kbjLtbu

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Social Media: @ScreenHeroesPod

X-Men: Dark Phoenix Review

Quintessential Picard

Star Trek: Picard is slated to boldly go later in 2019. With that in mind, we put together a list of the Top 20 Quintessential Picard episodes from The Next Generation. In this week’s episode, Derreck is joined by recurring guest host, Rae, to talk through all 20 episodes and why they made the cut on must-see Picard episodes.

Comment below or hit us up @RedshirtsPod on Twitter!

Don’t forget to subscribe to Redshirts & Runabouts now on Spotify and Spreaker! The links are below!

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Redshirts & Runabouts Podcast Credits

A Heroes Podcast Network Production

Hosts: Greg Bosko & Derreck Mayer

Special Guest: Rae Stewart

Executive Producer & Editor: Derreck Mayer

Music by Flying Killer Robots

iTunes: http://bit.ly/RedshirtsPod

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Quintessential Picard

Top Alien Invasion Films

Who doesn’t like a good alien invasion flick? Aliens, spaceships, laser weapons, cool special effects, social commentary, the genre is just endless with potential. This week, we sit down to talk about some of our favorite alien invasion movies of all-time… though most of our conversation seems stuck in the 90s. Plus, we talk news including WB’s DC situation like our new Batman, the Suicide Squad rebootequel, Swamp Thing, and more. We also discuss our thoughts on the first trailer for The Dark Crystal Netflix series and our hopes for the show.

Want to join the conversation? Join us live every Tuesday night at 9PM EST on Twitch to chat with us! We’ll answer questions and note comments live on the broadcast! Follow at: twitch.tv/heroespodcasts

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Screen Heroes Podcast Credits

A Heroes Podcast Network Production

Hosts: Rae Stewart | Derreck Mayer | Ryan Couture

Executive Producer & Editor: Derreck Mayer

Music by Flying Killer Robots

iTunes: Screen-Heroes.com

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0eK6BHFwO2hrM92kbjLtbu

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Social Media: @ScreenHeroesPod

Top Alien Invasion Films

Discovery Season 2 Wrap-Up

We finally did it! We wrap-up Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 and talk a bit about our thoughts for Season 3! This episode is not a review of direct episodes. It includes our thoughts and feelings on overall plots, characters, actors, designs, and concepts. We talk about what we felt didn’t work, what we loved, and what we want to see on Discovery moving forward.

Join us next week as we begin to dive into new topics, moving away from direct reviews of episodes and films.

Comment below or hit us up @RedshirtsPod on Twitter!

Don’t forget to subscribe to Redshirts & Runabouts now on Spotify and Spreaker! The links are below!

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Redshirts & Runabouts Podcast Credits

A Heroes Podcast Network Production

Hosts: Greg Bosko & Derreck Mayer

Executive Producer & Editor: Derreck Mayer

Music by Flying Killer Robots

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Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2K3L5l2buSG0sKcl9RpRum

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Discovery Season 2 Wrap-Up

Fill Our Holes: Snowpiercer (2014)

It’s the return of our fan favorite series, Fill Our Holes! In this retro review series, we pick a movie at least two of us haven’t seen and review them. In this return episode, we picked the 2014 Chris Evans sci-fi flick, Snowpiercer! We also talk news including the first images from the Dark Crystal prequel series, Batman movie casting, and details on Falcon & Winter Solider, plus more.

What did you think of Snowpiercer? Do you think we were unfair? Hit us on on Twitter or Facebook!

Want to join the conversation? Join us live every Tuesday night at 9PM EST on Twitch to chat with us! We’ll answer questions and note comments live on the broadcast! Follow at: twitch.tv/heroespodcasts

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Screen Heroes Podcast Credits

A Heroes Podcast Network Production

Hosts: Rae Stewart | Derreck Mayer | Ryan Couture

Executive Producer & Editor: Derreck Mayer

Music by Flying Killer Robots

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Fill Our Holes: Snowpiercer (2014)

Picard & DS9 Doc

Schedule change! Due to a number of scheduling issues, Derreck goes it alone this week with a short episode to discuss big news from the upcoming Picard series as well as some information, spoiler-free, on What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Deep Space Nine, a crowd funded documentary from Ira Steven Behr.

We’ll be back next week to wrap-up Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 as a whole and talk about what we want and do not want from season 3.

Comment below or hit us up @RedshirtsPod on Twitter!

Don’t forget to subscribe to Redshirts & Runabouts now on Spotify and Spreaker! The links are below!

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Redshirts & Runabouts Podcast Credits

A Heroes Podcast Network Production

Hosts: Greg Bosko & Derreck Mayer

Executive Producer & Editor: Derreck Mayer

Music by Flying Killer Robots

iTunes: http://bit.ly/RedshirtsPod

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2K3L5l2buSG0sKcl9RpRum

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Picard & DS9 Doc

Pokemon: Detective Pikachu Review

Live action Pokemon? Yeah, we went there. This week, we bring Gamer Heroes co-host Kam Konek in to discuss Pokemon: Detective Pikachu in all its HD glory. We also talk news including the newly announced Mortal Kombat movie, the Honey I Shrunk the kids sequel, Disney’s Hulu takeover and rumored Wolverine casting.

What did you think of Detective Pikachu? Do you want to see move in this universe? Hit us on on Twitter or Facebook!

Want to join the conversation? Join us live every Tuesday night at 9PM EST on Twitch to chat with us! We’ll answer questions and note comments live on the broadcast! Follow at: twitch.tv/heroespodcasts

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Screen Heroes Podcast Credits

A Heroes Podcast Network Production

Hosts: Rae Stewart | Derreck Mayer | Ryan Couture

Executive Producer & Editor: Derreck Mayer

Music by Flying Killer Robots

iTunes: Screen-Heroes.com

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0eK6BHFwO2hrM92kbjLtbu

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Social Media: @ScreenHeroesPod

Pokemon: Detective Pikachu Review

Kelvin Timeline 10 Year Retrospective

May 8th, 2009 marked the return of Star Trek after a long 4 year gap that started with the end of Star Trek: Enterprise. Now, 10 years later, Greg & Derreck take a walk down memory lane to discuss the state of the Kelvin timeline created in the 2009 film that includes Star Trek (2009), Star Trek Into Darkness, and Star Trek Beyond.

We’ll be back next week to wrap-up Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 as a whole and talk about what we want and do not want from season 3.

How do you feel about the Kelvin timeline and its films?

Comment below or hit us up @RedshirtsPod on Twitter!

Don’t forget to subscribe to Redshirts & Runabouts now on Spotify and Spreaker! The links are below!

Stop by our Patreon to see what kinds of cool perks you can get for being one of our contributors: patreon.com/HeroesPodcasts

Not ready for that kind of commitment? No problem! Buy us a coffee over at ko-fi.com/heroespodcasts because every dollar truly does help.

Redshirts & Runabouts Podcast Credits

A Heroes Podcast Network Production

Hosts
Greg Bosko
Derreck Mayer

Executive Producer & Editor
Derreck Mayer

Music
Flying Killer Robots

iTunes
http://bit.ly/RedshirtsPod

Spotify

Spreaker

Google Play
https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Iaejelixsduxurglmfjqbcgtstm

RSS Feed
http://heroespodcasts.com/feed/podcast/redshirtsandrunabouts

Social Media
@RedshirtsPod

Kelvin Timeline 10 Year Retrospective