Episode 141: Ooo, You’re My Best Friend

The crew chats about what makes a good friendship, onscreen and off, and the best of the best friendships in Star Trek, as well as those we wish we got to see more of and some missed opportunities.

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Hosts:  Andi, Grace, Jarrah, Sue

Editor:  Andi

Transcription: Grace

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  8 comments for “Episode 141: Ooo, You’re My Best Friend

  1. Josh Pritchett
    June 19, 2020 at 3:03 pm

    Hi, my friend Mary Fan who is also an accomplished scifi writer and Star Trek blogger wrote a great article on this very subject of friendships between women on Star Trek.


  2. Margo
    June 24, 2020 at 1:09 pm

    How about Picard/Guinan and Guinan/Ro? In a couple of episodes Guinan calls Ro out on her behavior and attitude.

    Also, Uhura needs her own Woman At Warp episode, for so many reasons.

  3. trekkie
    July 11, 2020 at 7:47 pm

    No mention of Janeway and Seven?

    • July 13, 2020 at 9:02 am

      Sadly we couldn’t possibly cover every possible friendship in Trek in the time we had available. We had tons of listener suggestions and picked the ones that were the most commonly suggested or that we thought were the most unusual or interesting. We will be doing an ep all about Seven at some point and will make sure to discuss more about her relationship with Janeway.

      • trekkie
        July 15, 2020 at 4:35 pm

        Cool… Of course, those two have lots of subtext, too!

        • July 15, 2020 at 4:49 pm

          Definitely! We actually talked about that in our recent ep on Janeway’s love interests too, with Seven as a very popular fan ship of Janeway’s.

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