Category: Episodes

Episode 13: Into the Wormhole

Season 1 of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine took a lot of risks and introduced us to stereotype-busting women characters. Our crew talks about the series premiere “Emissary,” our earliest impressions of the DS9 main characters, and Kira and Dax’s…

Episode 12: Ready, Set, Ro!

Special guest Amy Imhoff of Shoes and Starships joins us to discuss the TNG character Ensign Ro Laren. We look at her key episodes and role in laying the groundwork for key elements of DS9 and Voyager. Download Now (right…

Episode 11: His Name is Mudd

Mudd with androids in I, Mudd

Harcourt Fenton Mudd is an “intergalactic pimp” whom we first meet trafficking mail order brides and later see creating an android of his ex-wife just so he can keep her locked up. Yet Mudd, often described as a “loveable rogue,” is considered a…

Episode 10: Coffee. Black.

    Special guest Kayla LaFrance, space scientist and winner of TBS’ King of the Nerds, joins Sue, Grace and Jarrah as we share our unabashed love for Captain Kathryn Janeway. In this episode we talk about Janeway’s importance as a role…

Episode 9: Book Club – Uhura’s Song

Andi, Sue and Jarrah discuss the 1985 Star Trek novel Uhura’s Song by Janet Kagan, in which Uhura uses music to unite two estranged planets of cat people. Kagan’s novel is often criticized for “Mary Sue” characters. In addition to…