Category: Episodes

Episode 19: Star Trek Matriarchies

Beata and Riker in "Angel One"

What happens when Star Trek tries to depict societies dominated by women? We discuss the various Trek matriarchies, from the sirens of “The Lorelei Signal,” to the straw feminists of “Angel One” to the sexy matriarchy of “Bound.” Download Now (right-click…

Episode 18: Voy-oween

Happy Hallo-Women at Warp! This week we look at the most Halloween-y Voyager episodes: “Bride of Chaotica”, “The Haunting of Deck Twelve” and “The Thaw” and learn how Janeway > Fear.   Download Now (right-click and save) Notes and References: For more on…

Episode 17: WAW Dragon Con Panel

At Dragon Con 2015, Andi and Sue were joined by Trek Track staffer Carol Underwood, Chief Xenocosmetology Officer Moxie Magnus, and Miss Star Trek Universe Pageant Winner Hannah Hoyt for an audience-guided discussion of the women and portrayals of women in the Star…

Episode 16: Pulaski Pulls No Punches

Pulaski episode art

Doctor Katherine Pulaski (Diana Muldaur) is one of Star Trek’s most controversial characters. Taking over from Doctor Crusher in Season 2 of The Next Generation, she has been described as a “female Bones” and criticized in particular for her attitude towards Data. In this…

Episode 15: D.C. Fontana-rama

Writer Dorothy C. Fontana was the most influential woman behind the scenes on Star Trek: The Original Series, and perhaps in all of Star Trek. We talk about her start in Hollywood, her approach to writing and her significant episodes from TOS,…