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RR42: TNG Mek’ba Season 3 Guest Appearance

RR42: TNG Mek’ba Season 3 Guest Appearance
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We return to our TNG Mek’ba series as we enter Season 3 of The Next Generation. This week, we are joined by returning guest Zach for the Best Guest Appearance of TNG Season 3. Zach picked the introduction to Barclay who would go on to guest star on Voyager and even the First Contact film. Derreck picked the return of Spock’s father, Sarek, in the episode of the same name. Greg must decide which episode is the Best Guest Appearance of TNG Season 3! But first, we have a lovely conversation about two fantastic episodes.

At the beginning of the episode, we also talk a bit about Star Trek merchandise including the expensive Picard computer and the first spotting of the new Kirk & Picard action figures!

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What do you think of our two episodes? Which one is the best guest appearance of TNG Season 3? Do you think there is a better episode we missed? What are some future topics you’d like us to have in our Mek’ba for future TNG seasons and other Trek series?

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Redshirts & Runabouts Podcast Credits

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Hosts
Greg Bosko
Derreck Mayer

Special Guest
Zach Story

Executive Producer & Editor
Derreck Mayer

Music
Flying Killer Robots

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RR42: TNG Mek’ba Season 3 Guest Appearance

RR05 – Long Distance Katra

Family has been a cornerstone of Star Trek since The Original Series. In the spirit of Star Trek: Discovery Episode 06 “Lethe”, we first discuss our favorite family-centric episodes of Star Trek. As luck would have it, we each picked an episode from The Next Generation.

Then, we take our discussion to the details and plot points of “Lethe” but not before providing our spoiler-free thoughts on the episode. We discuss Captain Lorca’s mental state, the concept of a long distance Katra, and just how we feel about the continuing theories of Lt. Tyler’s origins.

Join our three-man crew for a journey that will span decades, every episode, every series, every movie, and every possible timeline no matter how small.

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Redshirts & Runabouts Podcast Credits

Hosts
Greg Bosko
Derreck Mayer
Jeremy Monken

Executive Producer
Derreck Mayer

Editor
Derreck Mayer

Music
Flying Killer Robots

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RR05 – Long Distance Katra

Star Trek: Discovery First Look

It has been a long time coming, nearly a year. Last summer Star Trek: Discovery was announced. We received a title, logo, and a simple test flight video that many mistook for a final ship design. We were also given a premiere window of January 2017. Well, it’s mid-May and obviously that didn’t happen. The second premiere window of May is also being missed for a goal of Fall 2017.

This has made many fans skeptical of the show and the support CBS was or was not giving it. Well, I think many questions were answered today as CBS released official production stills and a first look trailer, in addition to adding two more episodes (15 instead of 13) to Discovery’s first season. To top that, they even announced Talking Trek, which will be a Talking Dead style talk show that also premieres this Fall.

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Of course, many questions remain and there are some concerns from die-hard Prime timeline (pre-2009 movie) fans. For example, why do the Klingons look like that? and why do the interior ship and uniform designs look like the new movies? All good questions, especially given that CBS originally stated that Discovery would take place in the Prime timeline like all previous TV series, and not the Kelvin timeline where the three latest movies take place.

I want your thoughts! Watch the trailer below. Check out the images and then comment!

So what did you think? Are you excited for Star Trek: Discovery? Pumped? Bummed? Meh? Will you watch Talking Trek?

Let us know!

Star Trek: Discovery will premiere in the US on CBS and all remaining episodes will stream on CBS All-Access. Discovery will be available on Netflix in other territories.

Oh and live long and prosper. \\\///

Star Trek: Discovery First Look