Operation: Annihilate!

This week it's Operation: Annihilate! One of us loves us the other less so. We talk this week about how cheap effects can sometimes ruin a good Networks start using focus groups to make TV. Who sometimes Plays and TV have it easier than TV. If this were today (or the movie Solo) during the... Continue Reading →

City at the Edge of Forever!

This week it's CITY ON THE EDGE OF FOREVER. Who knew this episode came so late in Season 1? We discuss a lot of things this week. We start with all the Drama with Harlan Ellison and not just his problems writing the script and but him making it more Trek? Was Shatner a prima... Continue Reading →

Errand of Mercy

This week its Errand of Mercy we are talking about. Kirk and the gang find a planet that has stagnated... or has it? We get our cool introduction to the Klingons and we find out how their initial look was created. We discuss the similarities and differences between this episode of of TOS and Return... Continue Reading →

The Devil in the Dark

This week it's The Devil in the Dark. Today we sadly talk about the Death of William Shatner's father which happened during the filming of this episode. Shatner's performance is nonetheless excellent in this episode, as is Nimoy's, but perhaps Shatner is more Shatner than Kirk? We discuss. We also talk about the lack of... Continue Reading →

This Side of Paradise

This Side of Paradise takes us to the remote edge of the Galaxy where a group of pioneers have set up a new home. But all goes wrong when the spores blow their confetti filled loads all over the crew. It's almost #Mutiny and Kirk won't have it. He won't leave his ship! Matt really... Continue Reading →

A Taste of Armageddon

It's a Taste of Armageddon.In this week's #episode we cover a lot in a little time this week. First we discuss why people in the 60's look old for their age compared to now. We talk about mutually assured destruction. Poor Matt Jeffries budget compared to Discovery! We discuss the diplomats power of over Starfleet... Continue Reading →

Space Seed

This week it's Space Seed! The episode that made arguably the best movie in the original cast. KHAN NOONIEN SINGH! This week discuss Eugenics and how it went from in favor to out of favor in the early 20th Century. We discuss Umbro's and how even in the 60's they knew it would be a... Continue Reading →

Return of the Archons

This week the Return of the Archons. This episode begins the Star Trek trope of Kirk having to outwit a super computer, a computer is pretending to be a god, and the Enterprise is in danger while the away team has to save themselves and the ship. We find out another keen move by Gene... Continue Reading →

Tomorrow is Yesterday

This week's episode is Tomorrow is Yesterday! A fun timey-wimey episode where the Enterprise, thanks to a Black Sun, is sent back to the 1960's. We discuss Black Suns, how our nuclear missiles were carried in the 60's,we get to talk some fun Time Travel science that is a bit questionable but also relate-able to... Continue Reading →

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