Tag: TNG

“The Outcast” is Happening Now

Soren testifies at the J'naii tribunal

Content warning: Transphobia and anti-trans violence “The Outcast” is one of the most debated The Next Generation episodes. An alien society where everyone has no gender takes the title character, Soren, who identifies as a woman, and using some form…

Why Tasha Yar Matters

Tasha Yar faces off against Armus

  As Picard airs its last episodes, fans are saying goodbye to beloved characters, yet one of the most important—Tasha Yar—is missing from the series except as a fleeting image in Data’s memory. Even though she originally died in the…

Episode 186: “Dark Page”

Deanna and Lwaxana in "Dark Page"

We’re joined by Azucena for an in-depth look at the 7th Season TNG episode, “Dark Page.” We discuss production notes, the themes of the episode, and the depth of character added to Lwaxana Troi. Content Note: In depth discussions of…

Episode 173: “The Offspring”

The Offspring

Blue joins us for a deep dive on TNG’s “The Offspring,” including a look at how the episode evolved from the initial pitch, and queer, trans and neurodivergent readings of the story. This episode is brought to you by Text…