Episode 101: “The Inner Light”

The crew takes a deep dive into one of TNG’s most loved episodes, “The Inner Light.” We discuss several themes and issues raised by narrative, including trauma, consent, gaslighting, self-discovery, family, and “the theater of the mind.” Download Now (right-click…

Bev’s Best Moments – Celebrating #BevCrusherDay

“I don’t understand Doctor Who. Never seen it. All I hear is people asking, ‘Who’s your Doctor?’ Well, you know who my doctor is? Beverly Crusher.“ -Me, World Con 2011 (before watching any Doctor Who) Beverly Cheryl Howard Crusher has been…

Flipping the Script on “Lessons”

Do you remember the TNG episode where a bold, independent woman rubs Picard the wrong way, makes an enemy of Riker, forces Crusher to face deeply unrecognized feelings, and enchants the Captain? Or when a disaster on an isolated planet…

Episode 31: Dudebuggy Adventures

Beverly and Deanna in Insurrection looking skeptical

Our crew takes the Captain’s Yacht our for a spin through the four Next Generation movies: Generations, First Contact, Insurrection and Nemesis. Along the way we meet some familiar Klingon sisters, 700 hippies, a Borg Queen, and even more terrifying: beardless Riker.…