Tag: enterprise

Episode 47: The Baddest Women in the Universe, Part I

Seska, Kai Winn, Lursa

We begin a multi-part look at the villainous women of the Star Trek universe, starting with the Duras Sisters, Kai Winn, Seska, Losira (TOS “That Which Survives”) and Tarah (ENT “Cease Fire”). Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Jarrah, Grace Guest:…

Episode 46: How I Met Your Great-Great Grandmother

Janeway and T'Pol in 11:59 and Carbon Creek

Janeway and T’Pol each get to tell the stories of their foremothers, in Voyager’s “11:59” and Enterprise’s “Carbon Creek.” We compare these episodes and discuss the themes of family history, role modelling, and the meaning of progress. Download now (right-click…

Episode 44: It’s Not Easy Being Green

vina as green dancing orion girl

The Orion slave girl has been one of the most iconic and controversial figures in Star Trek since the original pilot 50 years ago. Now, we put a feminist lens on the early “green skinned space babes” and their more modern incarnations in…

Episode 21: Two About T’Pol

T'Pol in "Fusion"

A look at two early T’Pol-centric Enterprise episodes. In “Fusion,” T’Pol is sexually assaulted during a mind meld, and in “Stigma,” she is stigmatized for a disease she contracted as a result of the assault – Enterprise’s attempt at an…

Episode 7: The Ferengi Feminist Revolution

On the barrier-breaking individuals and social forces that led Ferengi women from being nothing more than men’s property to being fully-clothed, independent businesswomen! Download Now (right-click and save) Hosts: Sue, Jarrah and Grace Editor: Jarrah Transcription: Emma Rountree Download Transcript: PDF or…

Episode 3: Starfleet’s Women in Command

Jarrah, Sue and Grace discuss the Starfleet women who held the rank of captain, other than Captain Janeway, from the captain of the USS Saratoga in Star Trek IV to Erika Hernandez in Enterprise. Download Now (right-click and save) Hosts: Jarrah,…