Episode 107: You May Now Give Birth

Kes, Paris and their baby after Kes gives birth

Special guest Anne Theriault joins us to talk about depictions of pregnancy and childbirth in Star Trek, covering both of Keiko’s pregnancies, Kes’ labour during time travel, Trip’s alien pregnancy, Ekora from “The Quickening”, “Friday’s Child” and more. Download Now…

The Seska Problem: Pregnancy as Manipulation

Seska and her baby

  Let’s face it, Star Trek can have really bad luck with women. Whether it’s being seduced by salt-sucking shapeshifters or being so damned suave that an intergalactic peace offering bonds to you, the moment our illustrious men get rose-colored glasses…

Episode 57: To Julie Newmar, Thanks for Everything

screencap from Friday's child showing Eleen and McCoy

  A detailed look at the TOS Season 2 episode “Friday’s Child,” which stars Julie Newmar as Eleen, a pregnant woman whom Kirk, Spock and McCoy help to flee her tribe. Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Jarrah, Andi, Grace Editor: Andi Transcription:…