Trekabout Episode 197: Star Trek: First Contact

Hey, it’s time to check in with our old friends from Star Trek: The Next Generation! Watch Picard as he freaks out over the Borg for some reason! Watch Zefram Cochrane as he invents warp drive with no materials or staff in the middle of a mining camp in post-war Montana! Listen as Trekabout’s affection for …


Trekabout Episode 135: Interface/Gambit, Part I

Have you ever had trusted coworkers think you’re crazy? Well, “Interface” is the episode for you! Have you ever wanted to see Indiana Picard and the Pirate Ship of Doom? Well, “Gambit, Part I” is the episode for you! Have you ever wanted to listen to a Star Trek podcast about these episodes? Well, Trekabout …


Trekabout Episode 127: Aquiel/Face of the Enemy

Hey, remember Geordi and Troi? Yeah, us either. But TNG does, as they give us a murder mystery starring Geordi, “Aquiel”, and a… murder mystery starring Troi, “Face of the Enemy”? Huh. Also! Why doesn’t Star Trek feature dogs more? iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 106: The Host/The Mind’s Eye

Dr. Crusher finally gets another episode, “The Host”, but unfortunately it’s yet another female character-centered episode that’s basically about her fucking. Later, in “The Mind’s Eye”, Geordi’s virgin-streak continues, as his trip to Risa is canceled by Romulans. iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 103: Night Terrors/Identity Crisis

Trekabout is almost at the end of The Next Generation’s fourth season, and unfortunately, we’ve hit a wall this week, with “Night Terrors” and “Identity Crisis”. While neither episode is terrible, they’re both suspiciously sloppy. Plus! Eric is worried about Brannon Braga. iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 102: First Contact/Galaxy’s Child

It’s been a while since The Next Generation has given us a quietly earnest story about the difficulties in understanding, and “First Contact” delivers. In “Galaxy’s Child”, however, no one is understanding anyone else, and an alien can’t deliver. iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 85: The Enemy/The Price

After falling in love with a fake woman last week, Geordi finds himself on a hot and sweaty planet with a Romulan, trying to locate Wesley’s tower, in “The Enemy”. Later, in “The Price”, Troi finds herself the victim of a sexual predator–’80s TV drama writers. iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 84: The Bonding/Booby Trap

This week’s Trekabout is all about things we can’t have. In “The Bonding”, child guest-star-of-the-week loses his mother and the crew of the Enterprise is forced to deal with the reality of having children on starships. Later, in the unfortunately-named “Booby Trap”, Geordi’s past and present as an awkward virgin are revealed. Plus! Trekabout is …