Trek TV Episode 190 - Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E21 - "The Drumhead"
In this episode of Trek TV we discuss Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E21 - "The Drumhead". Hosted by Tracy and Vaughn. Guest starring Derek & Jared. In the Starfleet justice system, potential conspiracy investigations are represented by two separate yet definitely unequal groups: the wise, measured, and rational Starfleet captain who waxes eloquently regarding freedom and decency, and the fanatical, paranoid, and downright insane retired Starfleet admiral who completely loses her goddamned mind when the words of her own beloved father reveal her true vindictive hypocrisy. This is Trek TV's podcast about their story.* Also, we somehow have some actual, honest-to-god personal insights about the functioning of a REAL criminal justice system, and we're not even the defendants! This time. Plus all the hot life-threatening confidential data smuggling tips you could ever want or need (we accept no responsibility when you are inevitably caught and sentenced to a slow death) and more, in this week's particularly dramatic and thought-provoking episode of Trek TV! *Not a Dick Wolf production, though we have been called names that are remarkably similar.
Trek TV Episode 189 - Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E20 - "Qpid"
In this episode of Trek TV we discuss Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E20 - "Qpid". Hosted by Tracy and Vaughn. Guest starring Derek & Jared. Ahhh, Robin Hood. The Duke of Thieves! The Man of Tights! The Jolly Green Outlaw! Yes, the tale of the fellow from Sherwood Forest and his merry gang is obviously a perfect fit for the socialist heroes of the Enterprise, and thanks to a "favour?" or "lesson(?!?)" from our pal Q, this episode has all the legendary Robin Hood elements you love to see: Swordfights! Explosive arm capsules! Breathtakingly wide gulfs in stunt double quality! Female characters having to inexplicably fight a real life-or-death struggle via cartoonish clay pot bashings, despite being the only actors actually trained in swordfighting, because the director must have suffered some kind of undiagnosed stroke while filming! And virtually NO archery, certainly not from "Robin Hood" himself! Also Vash is back and she's continuing to TCB so hard even a nigh-omnipotent godbeing can't help but get all over that. Yes, it's a fun, light-hearted episode, so you KNOW we fit a solid chunk of serious discussion about capital punishment in there. So don't be "Stu-pid": take a page out of Mr. Hood's book, steal all this and more from this content-rich episode of Trek TV, and give it to the poor person who matters most: yourself, dear listener! Poor in Trek-related podcast entertainment, we mean. We don't know your financial status, probably.
Trek TV Episode 188 - Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E19 - "The Nth Degree"
In this episode of Trek TV we discuss Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E19 - "The Nth Degree". Hosted by Tracy and Vaughn. Guest starring Derek & Jared. Hey, listeners! Barclay's a computer! And Picard reeaaeally wants him to stop all the downloadin'. Now, we at Trek TV don't know a lot about computers, other than the ones we got in our houses (our moms put some audio software on there and we record podcasts with'em sometimes), so instead we'll have to try and help computer Barclay the only way we do know: by somehow finding a way to make Pep & Ched even more unwholesome, giving poor Geordi the business even worse than UberReg does, and considering whether we've just found the laziest alien "explorers" ever. And even with all that and more nonsense, how about fitting in some of our patented kvetching about the state of popular media to show just how "in touch" and "with it" we are? Yes, we're happy to "give you the stick" as we truly take Star Trek recapping and discussion to "the Nth degree" with this inexplicably lengthy episode of... TREK T-V! A Real Multinational Podcast! *Now with TWO nations!
Trek TV Episode 187 - Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E18 - "Identity Crisis"
In this episode of Trek TV we discuss Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E18 - "Identity Crisis". Hosted by Tracy and Vaughn. Guest starring Derek and Jared. Turns out Geordie was always a creature, who knew? We knew. Listen here now while we fill you in on the finer points. Good news is, it only takes 45 minutes to convey that to someone accurately. Enjoy this shockingly brief episode of Trek TV, but brace yourself lest the overwhelming enthusiasm packed into its short runtime convert you into the horrible veiny beast you were always meant to be.
Trek TV Episode 186 - Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E17 - "Night Terrors"
In this episode of Trek TV we discuss Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E17 - "Night Terrors". Hosted by Tracy and Vaughn. Guest starring Derek & Jared. You're having that dream again. Darkness. Clouds. Crashing thunder. You're being shot in the most unflattering way possible. Your hat is unspeakably gigantic. Truly, a nightmare! Suddenly, a voice from the dark... "Podcast, in your ears. 4 idiots, blathering." Of course! You awaken suddenly, feeling properly refreshed and rested for the first time in days. Rising from your blood-and-grease-soaked mattress, you happily put away your ceremonial knife table; you won't be needing it anymore. The long national nightmare is over, because you have finally found the answer: the newest episode of Trek TV. Sweet dreams, beloved listener.
Trek TV Episode 185 - Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E16 - "Galaxy's Child"
In this episode of Trek TV we discuss Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E16 - "Galaxy's Child". Hosted by Tracy and Vaughn. Guest starring Derek, Jared, and (eventually) Dustin. Hey, so excited to finally meet, we've heard so much about you! You're a big fan of performing caesarean sections on big space perogies too, right? Oh, how'd we know that? We just happened to see your name on the signup sheet for Dr. Tracy's 15-Minute C-Section C-minar, that's all. And you're also not alone in your frequent curiousity about the muddiness of the dump, or your love of both making fun of and having surprisingly nuanced discussions about awkward creepy behaviour, either! Just something we overheard. Now, it may seem like we know a suspicious amount about you, but that's just because you're among friends here at Trek TV. Maybe... good friends? Also, while you enjoy this totally non-creepy episode of Trek TV, why not consider making your passwords a bit more secure? No particular reason, just friendly concern. Whoops, the cops are here again, you'll have to enjoy the episode without us I guess! See you space baby...
Trek TV Episode 184 - Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E15 - "First Contact"
In this episode of Trek TV we discuss Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E15 - "First Contact". Hosted by Tracy and Vaughn. Guest starring Derek and Jared. Listen, we all know why you're here on this one, so let's cut right to the chase: yes, this IS the episode where a guy tries to absolutely murder Riker in a hospital with a massive length of inexplicable surgical copper pipe, and don't worry, we definitely cover it with all the care and attention it deserves. Plus, we FINALLY point out the mysterious Ten Forward regular who's always wearing the orange shirt and brown slacks (ps. it turns out he's not the waiter from Lower Decks). But it's not all fun and games, as our consideration of arguably the BEST SCENE IN THE ENTIRE SERIES leads to some shockingly serious considerations of the questions it raises about the nature of consent under duress and double standards... don't worry though, because we still fit in a LOT of dick jokes. Like, probably too many. Really, that and the rest of it likely cancels all that serious stuff out, so even if this is your first contact with the podcast, we think you can trust that you'll enjoy yourself as we welcome you into the exciting and startling universe of Trek TV! Just make sure you protect your junk, and if you don't like it you REALLY don't have to try and martyr yourself in protest; we don't need another lawsuit.
Trek TV Episode 183 - Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E14 - "Clues"
In this episode of Trek TV we discuss Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E14 - "Clues". Hosted by Tracy and Vaughn. Guest starring Derek & Jared. Mysteries! We humans just love solving'em. But did you know that the solution to more than 95% of mysteries are at best just severely unsatisfying, if not deeply disappointing, and that's when they don't just lead to your wholesale destruction? So the next time you stumble upon a tantalizing trail of clues, just remember this simple rule: "Myster-E? Let it B!" This important public service announcement is brought to you by this week's episode of Trek TV; if you'd like to learn more, listen in as we further detail the dangers of deductive reasoning while also discussing such non-mysterious things as weird pink moss balls, brief glimpses of luscious centuries-old alien gams, the indescribable power of a good space ham, and more. But be aware: there MAY be some rare mention of clues.
Trek TV Episode 182 - Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E11 - "Devil's Due"
In this episode of Trek TV we discuss Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E11 - "Devil's Due". Hosted by Tracy and Vaughn. Guest starring Dustin, Derek, & Jared. Well, we were certainly due for it, but Vaughn and Tracy must have royally cheesed off the Devil with this one because Ol' Scratch done gone ahead and claimed their souls; which is to say, he spirited their audio track away straight to Hell. Thankfully, we're wise to that original flim-flam demon's tricks and our backup recording was safely hidden away from their... dumb pitchfork thing? So no need to have sympathy for us, dear listeners; reserve that for yourself, as our constant paranoia of imminent damnation means you get to enjoy all the devil-skin tight outfits, high-pitched shrieks, and absolutely staggeringly lengthy digressions of this double-wide episode of Trek TV in basically listenable quality! See ya in hell!
Trek TV Episode 181 - Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E12 - "The Wounded"
In this episode of Trek TV we discuss Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E12 - "The Wounded". Hosted by Tracy and Vaughn. Guest starring Derek & Jared. An episode that doesn't just introduce the ever-duplicitous, extemely over-necked Cardassians, but finally shines a proper spotlight on everyone's favorite put-upon transporter chief?! Spoon us up a heaping helping of that delicious O'Brian-brand slop, please! Just don't expect simply a pleasant, relaxing meal, as we dig deep into the messy enigma that is The Chief and discover some SHOCKING truths that reveal far more than we ever bargained for. Also rogue captain, Picard narrowly averts war yadda yadda yadda but come on we know what we're really here to see. So make sure your air intake is clear, hum your favorite war ditty, and try not to look directly at the terrible Gul facial hair as you partake in our OWN special pile of slop that is Trek TV!
Newest Fan Art
My rendition of Jared
From: Chris W.
Attached is my rendition of Jared according to Mariana's description from the "Final Mission" episode (Episode 178.) Since Mariana stated that Jared resembled Data, I did so with my fanart. I also gave him blue eyes since Mariana stated she liked Riker's eyes, and Data's eye color is almost certainly not that of Jared's. I hope you all like it
Trek TV Episode 190 - Star Trek: The Next Generation S04E21 - "The Drumhead"