Winamp Logo
Star Trek The Next Conversation Cover
Star Trek The Next Conversation Profile

Star Trek The Next Conversation

English, TV & Video, 1 season, 242 episodes, 5 days, 17 hours, 27 minutes
About
Podcast… the final frontier! 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' devotee and authority Matt Mira leads Next Gen skeptic Andrew Secunda into the deepest reaches of the series episode by episode. Listen as they discuss, debate, and enjoy all the legendary show's strengths, failings, and innovations. Email us! [email protected] Twitter: @StarTrekTNC Web: startrektnc.com
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e26 “The Jem'Hadar”

It's a high octane thrill-ride of pew-pews! (eventually, and briefly.) Until then, it's a strangely slow farce on a camping trip. Is it fun or dull? Andy and Matt can't agree. And if you're a hailbag skip-per, check out the beginning for A BIG TNC NEWSFLASH![Episode discussion begins around 57:00ish]
5/18/20242 hours, 8 minutes, 26 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e25 “Tribunal”

DS9 s2e25 “Tribunal” Matt obsesses over an apparent time traveler from the 1970s, and Andy enjoys a cavalcade of funny characters in this exploration of the Cardassian legal system.  Remember folks, winning isn’t everything!  As this podcast proves.   [Episode discussion begins around  1:05ish]Premium bonus content, including Star Trek: Voyager, Enterprise, Discovery, Strange New Worlds, and Marvel movies (MCU) discussions, on our Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/startrektnc
5/2/20242 hours, 11 minutes, 57 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e24 “The Collaborator”

Is this episode a nuanced tale of political intrigue or b-b-b-boring?  Or both?  Andy sings the praises of Louise Fletcher’s villain who makes Nurse Ratched seem palatable, the boys debate Vedek Bareil’s pecs.  [Episode discussion begins around 50:00ish]Premium bonus content, including Star Trek: Voyager, Enterprise, Discovery, Strange New Worlds, and Marvel movies (MCU) discussions, on our Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/startrektnc
4/27/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 22 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e23 “Crossover” - a semi funny Star Trek podcast currently about TV's Deep Space Nine

It's a trip back to Mirror Town, and one of our hosts loves it and one hates it! But will they be replaced by a reverse version of themselves by the end? Also: what does it take to kill a goo man?[Episode discussion begins 1:05ish]
4/19/20242 hours, 35 minutes, 9 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e22 “The Wire”

A tour de force from recurring character Garak in bizarrely play-like long scenes hooks Andy and Matt, as Mr. Fasc-tastic (Mr. Fascistastic? Mr. Fascistic?) Odo checks the cameras he's hidden all around DS9. [Episode discussion begins around  58:00, takes a Letterman detour, then actually begins at 1:06ish]
3/20/20242 hours, 12 minutes, 18 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e21 “The Maquis, Part II”

The second part of this Maquis de Sade-centric two-parter, one of the few Treks to follow the possible Best of Both Worlds/Godfather II template of 2 being better than 1.  To Andy's shock, Odo show the Mr. Fantastic powers he always assumed he was hiding, and Dukat starts to live up to his (future) legend.  [Episode discussion begins around 1:00ish]
3/4/20241 hour, 59 minutes, 57 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e20 “The Maquis, Part I”

Is Bernie Casey a badmiral or a badactor?  Or neither?  And Dax is dating a Ferengi offscreen - is it Quark, who we are led to believe is making a turn from creep to charmer?  Meanwhile, Matt has HAD it with the Maquis.  Even though this is their first episode.  [Episode discussion start 1:08ish]
2/27/20242 hours, 17 minutes, 33 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e19 “Blood Oath”

Jadzia gets tangled in a Klingon plot with bat'leths and convos about honor galore and Andy loves it!  Matt, predictably, feels otherwise.  Also predictably: Trill Talk!™[Episode discussion begins around 1:15ish]
2/2/20242 hours, 16 minutes, 53 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e18 “Profit and Loss”

Quark falls in love with a Cardassian and Andy tries to give Susan from SEINFELD her due. [Episode discussion begins around 1:25ish]
1/19/20242 hours, 34 minutes, 27 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e17 “Playing God”

Jadzia Dax looks back on Jadzia's experiences, while Jadzia wonders what Curzon Dax was thinking - or is it Jadzia Dax that's wondering what Dax was thinking?  Also, a mini-universe, dead vole puppets, and Jake tries to get with a Dabo girl/woman.[Episode discussion begins around 52 minutes in]
1/9/20242 hours, 4 minutes, 6 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e16 “Shadowplay”

Get ready for some hot wormhole action as Kira gets busy with a classic weird Trek "handsome man," Dax fixates on another tech monolith but doesn't immediately beam this one up, while Matt and Andy debate if Odo is connecting with an imaginary friend.[Episode discussion begins around 1:02]
12/29/20232 hours, 6 minutes, 29 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e15 “Paradise”

Sisko gets boxed, O'Brien goes Rambo, DS9 introduces us to another loathsome class A psycho fanatic, Matt tries to avoid eviction, and Andy engages in the longest vamp ever.[VAMP WARNING: Technically the episode discussion begins around 1:03, but at 1:05ish Andy begins the LONGEST VAMP EVER, and when it finally ends, Matt discusses his landlord meltdown, so the episode discussion doesn't begin in earnest until 1:17ish]This month, as requested, Matt and Andy will be adding a little Christmas bonus in the TNC Patreon stocking with a commentary episode on THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL!www.patreon.com/startrektnc
12/6/20232 hours, 6 minutes, 17 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e14 “Whispers”

O’Brien sorta thinks there’s an unspecified conspiracy when everybody (except Jake) starts acting a little weird!  Matt and Andy debate whether Bashir has diversified his creep interests into grabbing O’Brien’s strike zone for too long or if he’s just poking him in the tummy, like all future doctors do.  [Episode discussion begins 47:00ish]
11/13/20232 hours, 3 minutes, 1 second
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e13 “Armageddon Game”

O'Brien gets sick with a highly non-contagious biological weapon virus, Andy still sees no evidence of why Bashir would ever become beloved by fans, and Maurice Hurley is excited about a double homicide investigation which Keiko solves... or doesn't? [Episode discussion begins around 55:00ish]
11/2/20232 hours, 10 minutes, 39 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e12 “The Alternate”

Odo meets his daddy - is he a monster or a good daddy?  Meanwhile Matt has some issues with Dax having an itchy transporter finger and Bashir is back in gear as everybody’s favorite Deep Space Incel.    [Episode discussion start :59ish in]
10/15/20232 hours, 3 minutes, 41 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e11 “Rivals”

O'Brien is a RIVAL with Bashir in the episode, and Quark has a RIVAL in Chris Sarandon!   And WHAT ELSE happens??  There's are some little luck machines.   Odo wanders around in the back of some shots.  Kira trips (offscreen).  Don't bother buckling up for this one, crew.[Episode discussion begins around  1:26ish]  
10/3/20232 hours, 30 minutes, 48 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e10 “Sanctuary”

The Bajorans give refugees the cold shoulder, the crew is SHOCKED at a matriarchal society, and the Universal Translator has more trouble with a new species than it even did in Darmok.[Episode discussion begins around 1:20ish, along with a lot of hails demanding we not tamper with the length (!)]FYI, if any of our Patreon crew have had problems with stupid Patreon rejecting your membership fees, please let us know.www.patreon.com/startrektnc
9/18/20232 hours, 25 minutes, 45 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e9 “Second Sight”

Matt and Andy debate whether an alien is a vanishing figment of Cisco’s imagination… or Batman! Meanwhile, the crew outdoes Alexander Rozhenko in HA HA HAs.[Episode discussion begins around 1:01ish]
9/2/20232 hours, 23 minutes, 39 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e8 "Necessary Evil”

We're in full-on Terok NOIR mode and Constable Odo is on the case! Meanwhile, Matt has a theory about what a "Cardassian neck trick" is, and a lizard extra needs a few more classes at the Andrew Secunda School of Specific Acting. [Episode discussion begins around 1:05]
8/18/20232 hours, 12 minutes, 27 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e7 “Rules of Acquisition”

Are the Ferengi adorable scamps or truly despicable?  Hard to tell in this light farce minus fun episode.  Tongo seems enjoyable, tho.  [Episode discussion begins about 53:00]
8/3/20232 hours, 5 minutes, 40 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e6 “Melora”

Dr. Bashir works overtime to engage in some extracurricular anti-gravity activities with a visiting alien while Matt and Andy wonder why Dax suddenly has super strength.  [Episode Discussion begins 1:07ish]
7/27/20232 hours, 15 minutes, 24 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 s2e5 “Cardassians”

There's intrigue afoot and Gashir is on the case! Plus, a new couple of Andy's Theories™ and Matt and Andy debate who's more of a speciesist -- O'Brien or Keiko? [Episode discussion begins at about 1:08]Sign up for our Patreon for weekly coverage of STRANGE NEW WORLDS season 2, plus monthly episodes of VOYAGER!www.patreon.com/startrektnc
7/18/20232 hours, 10 minutes, 16 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 “Invasive Procedures” s2e4

Dax gets into hot water as Odo stands around wishing he had some special ability which would stop intruding criminals, while Matt and Andy play another round of "Is Bashir being a creepo or just a caring friend-doctor?"[Episode discussion begins at a blisteringly fast 39:00 minutes!]Tune into our Patreon for our weekly coverage of STRANGE NEW WORLDS season 3 starting this week, crew! www.patreon.com/startrektnc
6/14/20231 hour, 51 minutes, 8 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 "The Circle" S2E2

It's Part 2 (?) of this three-parter, and the boys are in fine mistake form here on "the best Star Trek podcast." Matt rebounds from his boredom in part 1 and is back on board, while Andy asks if Kira just had sex with that glowing orb.   [Episode discussion starts roughly 56:00 in - a blistering pace!]
5/16/20231 hour, 53 minutes, 30 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 “The Homecoming” s2e1

LET'S GET READY TO SERIALLLIZZZZZE! Or at least start to as Matt and Andy discuss Frank Langella's refusal to take credit, whether Cardassians and Bjorans are into each other in general, and the fastest and most uneventful prisoner breakout in Trek history.Also, SOMEWHERE IN TIME (starring Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour) spoiler at 1:06ish.  Yes, SOMEWHERE IN TIME. [Episode discussion begins around 1:09]
5/9/20232 hours, 24 minutes, 14 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 “The Siege” S2E3

Andy is excited that Dax is finally employing the main reason it'd be cool to be a Trill, Steven Webber kills it as a slimy Bjoran (doing double-duty on WINGS?), and Matt shares a dumb opinion on French Onion Soup. [Episode discussion starts 55:00ish. If you're the type of crewman that wants to follow our next day coverage of STRANGE NEW WORLDS, season 3, check us out in the Patreon this month! www.patreon.com/startrektnc ]
5/2/20231 hour, 55 minutes, 41 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 “In the Hands of the Prophets” S1E20

There's been a murder and nobody's on the case!  O'Brien sort of is, but he's mostly looking for one of his tools.  Matt fends off the reaction to his take on "Duet" in a super long hailbag, we hear from Maurice Hurley, and Andy wonders why Vedek Winn didn't pick someone who was a better shot.(Episode discussion finally starts around 1:33)
4/29/20232 hours, 31 minutes, 46 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 “Duet” S1E19

Major Kira goes head-to-head with an alleged Cardassian war criminal as Matt and Andy go head-to-head over whether this episode deserves its highly-ranked status - or whether it even has that status? Also - is this file clerk the greatest living actor of the 24th Century?Episode discussion starts around the 50:00 minute mark.
4/2/20232 hours, 31 minutes, 22 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 “Dramatis Personae” S1E18

Are we getting Naked Now?  Are we back wearing our Masks?  Is Masaka waking?  Not really, but it’s definitely another “the crews’ minds are being messed with and they’re not acting like themselves” episode!  Matt and Andy try to untangle who’s paranoid, who’s spacey, and who’s inexplicably building a weird clock prop.  But mostly – what is this story?  Episode discussion begins around the 1:09:00 mark.
3/20/20232 hours, 27 minutes, 57 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 "The Forsaken". s1e17

Andy likes the character development in this episode and Matt was putt off by the utter lack of stakes and or plot movement. Episode discussion begins around 1:07:00
3/6/20231 hour, 57 minutes, 9 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 "If Wishes Were Horses" S1E16

Matt and Andy watch an episode where the crew's imaginations start to become reality. Sadly not a single crew-member imagines a plot or stakes. episode discussion begins around the 1:07:00 mark.
2/27/20232 hours, 27 minutes, 50 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 "Progress" S1E15

Great news, we get to visit another Bajoran village this week. But instead of a cloud monster, we are greeted with a curmudgeonly Brian Keith! episode discussion begins around the 01:05:00 mark.
2/13/20232 hours, 8 minutes, 13 seconds
Episode Artwork

Picard Season 2 Recap

After sifting through the ashes of season 2 of Picard, I wanted to know if I was crazy so we recorded an episode with everyone's opinions being heard. Season 3 starts this week and you can hear us talk about it in the Patreon
2/13/20231 hour, 57 minutes, 46 seconds
Episode Artwork

Picard season 2 ep 1

Season 3 is almost here. Andy and Matt dig up the patreon archives and unearth our season 2 opener. Boy did it start in a promising fashion. Soon We will release the Season 2 wrap up. If you like what you hear, consider joining our patreon where we will be covering Season 3 of Picard every single week.
2/7/20231 hour, 54 minutes, 59 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 "The Storyteller" DS9 S1E14

Andy and Matt search the entire station for a plot worth investing in. Ep discussion begins around the 39:00 mark
1/30/20231 hour, 37 minutes, 23 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 "Battle Lines" S1E13

Matt and Andy return to the station and Andy lets us know that his favorite character is Kira. Episode discussion begins at about the 58:00 mark.
1/21/20232 hours, 4 minutes, 21 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 “Vortex” S1E12

Apologies for the delay, crew! In this ep, Matt and Andy ask why a shapeshifter can be hurt by falling rocks, whether the guest performances in this episode are bizarre or brilliant (or both), and did Odo just break the law so he didn’t have to adopt a kid? Episode discussion starts at 1:01:50. 
12/19/20221 hour, 54 minutes, 18 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 "The Nagus" S1e11

It's Ferengi week on DS9! Episode discussion Begins around 01:05:00 thats right an hour and five minutes...
11/24/20221 hour, 50 minutes, 23 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 "Move Along Home" S1E10

The crew is forced to play a game that has neither stakes nor consequences! Episode discussion begins around the 38 minute mark
10/31/20221 hour, 34 minutes, 1 second
Episode Artwork

DS9 "Passenger" S1E9

Dr Bashir takes a big swing and Andy manages to keep the hails under an hour and Matt forgets to post the episode for at least 4 days.
10/14/20221 hour, 46 minutes, 4 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 "Dax" S1E8

Andy's questions about the Trill are answered, but that only brings more questions that Matt doesn't have the answer to.Episode discussion begins at the 57:30 mark.
9/28/20222 hours, 15 minutes, 11 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 "Q Less" S1E7

Andy's favorite character shows up in the the station this week, However the plot doesn't seem to appear. Episode discussion begins around the 40 minutes
9/6/20222 hours, 8 minutes, 52 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 "Captive Pursuit" S1E6

Matt and Andy go on a trope hunt but DS9 proves a cunning prey. Also Chief O'Brien is pretty rude to Quark.Episode discussion begins around the 46:00ish mark.
8/30/20221 hour, 49 minutes, 47 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 "Babel" S1E5

The crew of DS9 contracts a virus that makes it impossible to speak or understand each other. Matt and Andy must've contracted this years ago. Episode discussion begins around the 0:46:00 mark
8/23/20221 hour, 47 minutes, 34 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 "A Man Alone" S1E4

Odo gets all Tuvok-y. Episode discussion begins around the 50:00 Mark.
8/15/20221 hour, 54 minutes, 13 seconds
Episode Artwork

DS9 "Past Prologue" S1E3

Andy struggles with an inundated hailbag, Matt forgets how to podcast (again), and the episode discussion takes an 1:14 minutes to start. AKA just another day at the space office!
8/7/20222 hours, 19 minutes, 53 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Emissary" DS9 S1E1and2

We did it! We've arrived at the first stable wormhole known to exist. Matt and Andy get a feel for the station and wonder just how many Runabouts they have.
7/26/20222 hours, 18 minutes, 4 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "All Good Things PART 2" (s7e26)

All Good Things is here! Andy and Matt get deep into it. (hails available in part 1)Episode discussion begins immediately.
6/21/20222 hours, 56 minutes, 25 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "All Good Things Part 1" (s7e26)

Our hail bag was so big this week it needed its own episode. Which is also available right now. (So please don't consider this a saucer separation, think of it more as an evasive maneuver) Episode discussion.... in the next episode.
6/21/20221 hour, 43 minutes, 45 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC “Preemptive Strike” (TNG s7e24)

Ro's back! Will Andy have a girlfriend now? Or will she join the Maquis? Episode discussion begins 57:15
5/15/20222 hours, 12 minutes, 58 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Strange New Worlds" (SNW s1e1)

Matt and Andy sit down to discuss the first episode of the highly anticipated Trek series that actually mostly takes place on a ship and people have "Missions". Give a listen, if you like it, you can listen to more on our Patreon www.Patreon.com/STTNC
5/7/20221 hour, 43 minutes, 54 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Emergence" (TNG S7E23)

The Enterprise has a baby and Matt completely misses some key plot details. Episode discussion right around the 01:00:00 mark
5/2/20221 hour, 59 minutes, 46 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Bloodlines". (TNG S7E22)

Picard's most formidable enemy returns... That's right, DaiMon Bok! Episode discussion probes begins around 40:00
4/14/20221 hour, 48 minutes, 5 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Firstborn" (TNG s7e21)

Andy and Matt watch the show take a big swing in the last 5 minutes... its kinda worth it.Episode discussion starts around the 40:00
4/6/20221 hour, 50 minutes, 19 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Journey's End" (TNG S7E20)

Wesley is real mean to Geordi and then we never see Geordi again. Ep discussion begins around the 40 minute mark
3/31/20221 hour, 39 minutes, 29 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Genesis" (TNG S7E19)

Matt and Andy cant figure out why Barclay becomes a spider. Ep Discussion begins around 32:00
3/23/20221 hour, 49 minutes, 22 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Eye of The Beholder" (S7E18)

Matt and Andy watch a classic case of the "Wait so none of that actually happened?" Episode Discussion begins about 50 minutes in.
3/17/20221 hour, 39 minutes, 16 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Masks" (TNG S7E17)

Masks is a polarizing episode. In that sometimes Matt falls asleep when watching it and sometimes he doesn't. Andy def made it through the whole thing in one sitting though. Frank Sinatra Come on: 47:00. episode discussion follows.
3/8/20221 hour, 45 minutes, 5 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Thine Own Self" (TNG S7E16)

Data gets a cool new name. Then a child in the village calls him Jayden. Episode discussion at the 40minute mark,
3/1/20221 hour, 49 minutes, 9 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Lower Decks" (TNG S7E15)

Matt and Andy finally get to see what Riker is like if you aren't a senior officer. We also announce some exciting(?) Patreon news. Episode Discussion beings at the 49:00 mark(ish).
2/22/20222 hours, 10 minutes, 48 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Sub Rosa" (TNG S7E14)

Beverly falls for a handsy ghost. Episode discussion begins at the 59:00 minute mark
2/8/20222 hours, 25 minutes, 56 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Homeward" (TNG S713)

Matt and Andy discuss how much of a dick Worf's brother is when he shows up on the Enterprise to violate the Prime Directive in some insane ways. Picard isn't happy and Data doesn't seem to care. Episode discussion begins at 1:01:23
1/16/20222 hours, 15 minutes, 18 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "The Pegasus" (TNG S7E12)

Andy and Matt decloak for a new episode of TNC. Is this our greatest Badmiral yet?
12/25/20212 hours, 51 minutes, 1 second
Episode Artwork

TNC "Parallels" (TNG s7e11)

Matt and Andy have the multiverse explained to them by a piece of media in only 44 minutes, and its a joy. Episode discussion begins around 51:00
11/12/20212 hours, 8 minutes, 50 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Inheritance" (TNG S7e10)

Data meets his mom and Matt and Andy finally give away a Doctor McCoy statue no-one really wanted. Episode discussion begins at 50:00Patreon shout outs at 2:08:00
10/31/20212 hours, 48 minutes, 44 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Force Of Nature" (TNG S7E9)

Matt is excited about the technobabble but Andy is excited about Spot's B story. Episode discussion begins around the 40 minute mark
10/25/20212 hours, 7 minutes, 28 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Attached" (TNG S7E8)

Matt and Andy get nauseous the farther apart they get. Episode discussion gets goin around the 40 minute mark.
10/12/20211 hour, 53 minutes, 5 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Dark Page" (TNG S7E7)

Matt and Andy enter another dream state. Sadly this time its Lwaxana Troi's subconscious we are visiting. Episode discussion begins around 55:00Patreon shout outs around the 2 hour mark.
9/28/20212 hours, 42 minutes, 12 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Phantasms" (TNG S7E6)

Matt and Andy live through their own nightmare which is this episode. Ep discussion about at 58:00
9/17/20212 hours, 32 minutes, 23 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Gambit Part 2" (TNG S7E5)

Matt and Andy return with the exciting conclusion, that really falls apart in the 5th act. Episode discussion begins at about 55:00Patreon Shout outs 2:17
9/1/20212 hours, 39 minutes, 43 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Gambit Part 1" (TNG S7E4)

Picard is missing, Riker is in charge. Riker goes missing, Data is in charge. Episode discussion begins around 43:00Patreon shout-outs around 2:04:00
8/9/20212 hours, 25 minutes, 26 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Interface" (S7E3)

Matt and Andy finally return to Interface with some season 7 TNG.Ep discussion begins 43:41Patreon Shout outs at 1:48:41
7/24/20212 hours, 14 minutes, 33 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Liaisons" (TNG S7E2)

Matt and Andy try to learn about love because they already understand antagonism and pleasure derived from food.Episode Discussion begins at 46:00Patreon shout outs around the 2hr Mark.
6/1/20212 hours, 28 minutes, 3 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Descent Part 2" (TNG S7E1)

We did it! SEASON 7!!!!!!!! Data and Lore work out their sibling rivalry as Andy and Matt try to work out how to do a podcast... still. Episode discussion begins around 58:00Presidents Circle Patreon Shoutouts begin around 2:20:51
5/6/20212 hours, 33 minutes, 24 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Descent Part 1" (TNG S6E26)

Stop. Stop it. Stop.  Stop. Matt, Andy, and Data are back, and all of them have developed a taste for killing! (Matt and Andy just for killing the TNC release schedule)Episode discussion starts at 46:00
4/25/20212 hours, 8 minutes, 13 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Timescape" (TNG (S5E25)

In this episode Matt and Andy pause time, then rewind time, then speed up time, then eventually get the podcast out. Episode discussion 53:00 Patreon Shout outs 1:43
3/27/20212 hours, 6 minutes, 48 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Second Chances" (TNG S6E24)

We're back. Now with 100% more Riker and 100% less covid. 00:00 Covid Update22:00 Episode starts56:00 Second Chances is discussed 1:59:00 Patreon Shout outs
2/22/20212 hours, 23 minutes, 3 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Rightful Heir" (TNG S6E23)

Worf goes on a vision quest. Episode Discussion: 43:00Patreon shoutouts: 1:56:00
12/28/20202 hours, 18 minutes, 4 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Suspicions" (TNG S6E22)

Join Matt and Andy on their quest to find out if Beverly Crusher is a reliable narrator. Episode discussion begins around the 39 minute mark.
12/11/20201 hour, 51 minutes, 34 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Frame of Mind" (TNG S6E21)

Andy thinks it's spooky but Matt thinks the spookiest thing about this episode is the lack of plot.Episode Discussion begins at. 40:00Patreon Shout outs at 1:48:00 episode brought to you by ilovechocograms.com
11/26/20202 hours, 8 minutes, 16 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "The Chase" (TNG S6E20)

Matt and Andy travel at high warp on a fetch quest with the Enterprise D. Episode discussion begins around 45:00
11/16/20202 hours, 19 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Lessons" (TNG S6E19)

Andy falls in love with an episode. Matt wants to learn more about Bees. Episode discussion 34:00
11/4/20201 hour, 57 minutes, 49 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Starship Mine" (TNG S6E18)

Captain Picard does his best John McClane on the Enterprise D. Episode discussion at the 44:00 markPatreon Shoutouts at 1:55
10/30/20202 hours, 21 minutes, 4 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Birthright Part 2" (TNG S6E17)

Matt and Andy spend a lot of time with Worf and no time with Data,Episode discussion starts at 30:00
10/23/20201 hour, 30 minutes, 52 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Birthright Part I" (TNG s6e16)

Data starts dreaming JUST as Matt starts yawning. Coincidence? Find out on a brand new episode of TNC. Episode discussion begins at the 51:00 mark
10/15/20201 hour, 46 minutes, 16 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Tapestry" (TNG S615)

Andy finally comes around on Q, and Matt ponders a big what if. (Not really, the thing about Andy is true though)Episode discussion begins at the 30:00 mark Don't forget to visit our sponsor Chocograms! and enter the promo code FrankSinatraComeOn to save 15 percent off your first order!
10/8/20201 hour, 53 minutes, 42 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Face of The Enemy" (TNG S6E14)

Troi finally gets to be the hero. But she's a Romulan, Episode discussion at 33:00Patreon Shoutouts 1:57:00Visit our sponsor Chocograms and save 15% off your first order with the promo code FrankSinatraComeOn
10/1/20202 hours, 18 minutes, 22 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Aquiel". (TNG S6E13)

Geordi finds out it was the dog all along. Episode Discussion begins at 1:03:00 yes an HOUR of hails.This episode is brought to you by Chocograms! Head to ilovechocograms.com. and enter the promo code FRANKSINATRACOMEON to save 15% off your first order!
9/26/20202 hours, 13 minutes, 35 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Ship in a Bottle" (TNG S6E12)

Matt and Andy have very different ideas about Captain Picard's behavior towards an arch villain that the Enterprise accidentally made 4 years earlier.Episode discussion begins at 47:00
9/19/20202 hours, 17 minutes, 14 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Chain of Command Part 2" (TNG S6E11)

Andy and Matt have even more to say about Captain Jelico but we both agree Data looks great in command red.Episode discussion begins at 42:00Please visit our sponsor! ilovechocograms.comGet some delicious sweets and support a small business! Enter the Promo code: "FRANKSINATRACOMEON" at checkout to save 15% OFF Your first order!
9/11/20202 hours, 5 minutes, 27 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Chain of Command Part 1". (TNGs6e10)

There's a new captain in town and only one of us likes him. Episode Discussion begins around the 57:00 mark
9/4/20202 hours, 38 minutes, 11 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Quality Of Life" (TNG S6E9)

Matt and Andy think Geordi is Jealous that Data is spending so much time with other computers. Episode discussion begins around 55:00Patreon Shout outs for August at 1:55
8/27/20202 hours, 21 minutes, 10 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "A Fistful of Datas"

Andy and Matt explore the "Ancient West" even though Matt insists it would just be the "Old West".Episode discussion begins At 41:00
8/20/20201 hour, 48 minutes, 39 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Rascals" (TNGs6e7)

Andy and Matt find the security on the Enterprise to be less than adequate.Episode discussion begins at 50:37
8/16/20202 hours, 6 minutes, 23 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "True Q" (TNG S6E6)

Andy finally comes around on Q, all it took was a lot of puppies and a deleted scene with more dogs. Episode discussion around 34:00
8/5/20201 hour, 48 minutes
Episode Artwork

TNC "Schisms" (TNG S6E5)

Commander Riker can't sleep. Thats pretty much the plot of this episode. Oh and you all had lots to say about Relics.Episode Discussion: 1hr15min in... I know! It's a lot. Patreon Shoutouts: 2hr21:43
7/31/20202 hours, 51 minutes, 48 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Relics" (TNG S6e4)

Matt and Andy enjoy one of Matt's favorite episodes of TNG. Two engineers yammering on and on about treknobable. Its a dream come true. Episode discussion begins at 38:00
7/23/20202 hours, 6 minutes, 51 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Man of The People" (TNG s6e3)

Andy and Matt sit through this episode... and then have to talk about it. Episode Discussion begins at 35:00
7/18/20201 hour, 47 minutes, 7 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Realm of Fear". (TNG S6E2)

Matt and Andy face their fear of an episode with no real danger to the ship, Unless you count setting up an explosion next to the warp core.Episode discussion begins at 43:00
7/9/20201 hour, 54 minutes, 9 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Time's Arrow Part 2" (TNG s6e01)

Matt and Andy have had quite enough of MaK Twain but can't get enough of Samuel Clemens impressions.... Is that weird? Episode discussion starts at 30:00Patreon Shout outs: 1:35If you'd like to support the podcast and get up top Four(!) bonus episodes a month, head over to www.patreon.com/startrektnc
6/30/20201 hour, 54 minutes, 58 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Time's Arrow part 1" (TNG s5e26)'

Matt and Andy take a trip to the 19th century and meet an incredibly annoying Mark Twain.Episode Discussion begins at 30:30PLEASE CONSIDER JOINING “STAR TREK: THE NEXT CONVERSATION” IN DONATING TO:Movement for Black Lives - M4BL is a network of more than 100 member organizations, each focusing on different aspects of the civil rights and criminal justice reform movements, such as Color of Change, the Black Movement Law Project, the Black Lives Matter Network, and dozens of smaller local and regional groups that might otherwise struggle to receive funding. Donations to M4BL through ActBlue are regranted to these member organizations based on need, which allows for greater targeting efficiency.https://secure.actblue.com/donate/movement-4-black-lives-1NAACP Legal Defense Fund is America’s top legal firm fighting for racial justice.https://org2.salsalabs.com/o/6857/p/salsa/donation/common/public/?donate_page_KEY=15780&rc=&track=DUXXXXA&utm_source=ggexpressbr&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=sem&gclid=Cj0KCQjwoaz3BRDnARIsAF1RfLe1D2YA5dbWNRUf0Ve-aaw2HKGNIQ4Kowy9Z_4HSrUZxE5rDGSwKoQaAkmVEALw_wcBAct Blue Racism and Police Brutality Fundshttps://secure.actblue.com/donate/pd-blm-2020Assata’s Daughters - a Black woman-led, young person-directed organization organizes young Black people in Chicago by providing them with political education, leadership development, mentorship, and revolutionary services.https://www.assatasdaughters.org/donate-1The National Police Accountability Projecthttps://www.nlg-npap.org/donate-to-npap/Transgender Law Center Black LGBTQIA+ Migrant Projecthttps://transgenderlawcenter.org/donateBlack Emotional and Mental Health Collectivehttps://www.beam.community/donation JusticeLA - a coalition in Los Angeles that has scored huge wins in the past year around canceling a multi-billion dollar jail contract and are currently fighting to reduce the multi-billion dollar police budget.https://justicelanow.org/Bail Project – pays bail for people in need and works to prevent incarceration.https://secure.givelively.org/donate/the-bail-projectThe Loveland Foundation – pays for therapy for Black women and girls and works to show up for communities of color.https://www.flipcause.com/secure/cause_pdetails/NzU4MzM=
6/19/20201 hour, 46 minutes, 18 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "The Inner Light" (TNG s5e25)

Matt and Andy live hours of podcasting, only to discover the TNG episode was only 45 minutes long.Episode discussion Begins at 40:00Frank Sinatra, Come ON! at 42:49
6/11/20202 hours, 17 minutes, 18 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "The Next Phase" (TNG S5E24)

Matt and Andy watch Geordi try to explain to Ro that they aren't ghosts, doomed to haunt the Enterprise. Episode Discussion begins at 22:00
6/4/20201 hour, 58 minutes, 1 second
Episode Artwork

TNC "I, Borg" (TNG S5E23)

Matt and Andy discover an episode where every scene propels the plot forward and stays true to the characters.... It's pretty weird at first buy they get used to it. Episode discussion begins at 36:00
5/27/20202 hours, 8 minutes, 49 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "Imaginary Friend" (TNG S5E22)

Matt and Andy wonder if Imaginary friends are real and if Data knows when he is making a joke.Episode discussion begins at 36:29
5/21/20201 hour, 49 minutes, 57 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC "The Perfect Mate" ( TNG S5E21)

Matt and Andy both refuse to change in order to be compatible with one another. Andy is a hopeless romantic and Matt finds the whole thing dull.Episode discussion begins at 36:00
5/13/20202 hours, 25 minutes, 36 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC: "Cost Of Living" (S5 E20)

Matt and Andy are befuddled as Lwaxana Troi returns. This time she is teamed up with the equally peripheral character of Alexander. The Enterprise is in grave danger, but you wouldn't know it from the amount of time they spend on the characters that aren't even members of the crew. Episode discussion begins at 33:00
5/7/20202 hours, 8 minutes, 4 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC: "The First Duty" (TNG S5 E19)

Wesley's door at Starfleet Academy isn't from the future. It has a handle, like a regular old timey door. He also uses this handle to kick out Captain Picard and his mom. Episode discussion begins at 32:24
4/30/20202 hours, 53 minutes, 52 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC: "Cause and Effect" (TNG S5 E18)

Matt and Andy watch the Enterprise blow up, a lot. Episode discussion begins at the 33 minute mark.
4/23/20202 hours, 11 minutes, 57 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC: "The Outcast" (TNG S5 E17)

Matt and Andy watch Riker fall in love while Geordi grows a beard off screen.Episode discussion begins around 28:00
4/15/20202 hours, 4 minutes, 6 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC: Ethics (TNG S5 E16)

Matt and Andy watch a classic medical drama set in space. Worf loses the use of his legs but gains the respect of, his son, I guess?Episode Discussion begins at 30:00
4/8/20201 hour, 39 minutes, 1 second
Episode Artwork

TNC: Power Play (S5 E15)

Matt and Andy return to good old fashioned TNG. Chief O'Brien and Ensign Ro also came along for the ride. We also wrap up Picard discussions in the hails. So if you don't want that spoiled, skip from 10:00 to 39:30. Otherwise enjoy the ride. Episode discussion begins at 39:30
3/31/20201 hour, 40 minutes, 57 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC: Picard Episode 10: Et in Arcadia Ego Part 2

So many loose ends to tie up neatly in a bow. Can it happen? Find out along with Matt and Andy.Episode discussion begins at the 30 minute mark.
3/27/20202 hours, 4 minutes, 58 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC: "Conundrum" (TNG S5, E14)

Matt and Andy watch the Enterprise crew have their minds erased. Not their whole minds, just the parts needed to stop the plot in its tracks. This also makes Riker seemingly irresistible to everyone and Data become a bartender.episode discussion begins around the 27 minute mark.
3/23/20201 hour, 50 minutes, 47 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC: PICARD Episode 9: Et in Arcadia Ego Part 1

Matt and Andy get to planet full of androids. But they still don't know who to root for. Episode discussion begins around 25:00
3/20/20201 hour, 58 minutes, 53 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC: Picard Episode 8: Broken Pieces

Matt and Andy are quarantined. And luckily they have some Picard to discuss. Episode discussion begins at 41:30
3/17/20202 hours, 14 minutes, 7 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC: Picard Episode 7: Nepenthe

Riker and Troi are back to bring some much needed warmth. Its like snuggling under a warm emotion reading, bearded blanket. Not too much happening plot wise though.Episode discussion begins around the 30:00 mark
3/8/20202 hours, 18 minutes, 48 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC: Picard Episode 6: The Impossible Box

Matt and Andy spend time on a Borg Cube. Picard deals with his past assimilation and a lot of characters discover the same thing many times. Episode discussion begins around 36:00
2/27/20201 hour, 37 minutes, 56 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC: Picard Episode 5: Stardust City Rag

Matt and Andy find a McGuffin. It's Bruce Maddox. There's a lot of Arguing but agreeing on this one. Plot happens. But what's the plot? Episode discussion begins at 33:00
2/21/20201 hour, 52 minutes, 29 seconds
Episode Artwork

113 "Masterpiece Society" (TNG S5E13)

Matt and Andy have some questions bout a "perfect" society. It's a mess. We're sorry. Episode discussion begins around the 30:00 mark
2/17/20201 hour, 43 minutes, 28 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC: Picard Episode 4: Absolute Candor

Matt and Andy wade even deeper into the mystery box that is Picard. Lots to discuss on this one! Episode discussion begins at 27:00
2/14/20202 hours, 20 minutes, 42 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC: Picard Episode 3: The End is The Beginning

Matt and Andy discuss episode 3 of Picard. Is everyone a spy? Will Picard ever leave earth? Episode discussion begins at 23:00
2/7/20201 hour, 50 minutes, 16 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC: Picard Episode 2: Map and Legends

Matt and Andy need a legend to the map that is the first 2 episodes of Star Trek Picard.
1/31/20201 hour, 49 minutes, 22 seconds
Episode Artwork

112 "Violations" (TNG S5E12)

Matt and Andy almost fall into a coma while covering this episode in which three members of the senior staff also fall into comas. episode discussion begins at 24:00
1/27/20201 hour, 35 minutes, 21 seconds
Episode Artwork

TNC: Picard Episode 1: Remembrance

Matt and Andy break down episode 1 of Star Trek : Picard. Does Jean Luc only take milk and sugar in his tea because its a dream sequence? Why is Data wearing a First contact era uniform on the Enterprise D? Does D now stand for Dream? Spoilers ahead! Episode discussion begins around the 16:00 mark.
1/24/20201 hour, 41 minutes, 12 seconds
Episode Artwork

111 "Hero Worship" (TNG S5E11)

Why would they put so two episodes about children right next to each other in the season? We don't know. We still had to talk about it.Episode discussion begins around 33:00
12/23/20191 hour, 50 minutes, 7 seconds
Episode Artwork

Bonus Spoiler-Cast: Rise of Skywalker

Matt and Andy saw talked about the new Star Wars movie for so long they decided to make it its own bonus episode! SPOILERS!
12/23/201943 minutes, 2 seconds
Episode Artwork

110 "New Ground" (TNG S5E9)

Matt and Andy break new ground by trying to figure out what makes this character heavy episode of TNG so hard to watch. Episode discussion begins around 34:00
12/1/20192 hours, 1 minute, 53 seconds
Episode Artwork

109 "A Matter Of Time" (TNG S5 E9)

Matt and Andy return from the 26th century to be bad con-men. We're back and less professional than ever! Episode discussion begins around 40:00
10/28/20192 hours, 25 minutes, 50 seconds
Episode Artwork

108. "Unification Part 2" (TNG S5E8)

Matt and Andy finally get to see what Spock is doing on Vulcan. But not before they try to remember how much morphin is involved in Power Ranger-ing.Episode discussion begins around the 36:00 mark.
9/16/20191 hour, 55 minutes, 41 seconds
Episode Artwork

107 "Unification Part 1" (TNG S5 E7)

Matt and Andy attempt to reunify the podcast but realize they are still bad at it. Spock shows up too! But not till it's totally pretty much over and everyone talks to walls. Episode discussion begins in earnest around the 42:00 minute mark... A calamity of errors precedes it. We try to start talking about it around 29:00 but, well. You know.
8/26/20192 hours, 12 minutes, 14 seconds
Episode Artwork

106 "The Game" (TNG S5 E6)

Riker comes back from vacation even more Riker than usual. Matt and Andy find the Game the crew is playing about as exciting as the episode.
7/29/20192 hours, 9 minutes, 33 seconds
Episode Artwork

RED ALERT! PICARD Trailer breakdown

Matt and Andy beam up to breakdown the SDCC trailer for Picard. The Captain has returned, this time with a dog!
7/22/201942 minutes, 19 seconds
Episode Artwork

105 "Disaster" (TNG S5 E5)

Matt and Andy kick the rust off. Will this episode be a disaster? Probably. But hey, we're back!Episode Discussion begins at 31:00
6/28/20192 hours, 34 minutes, 12 seconds
Episode Artwork

104 "Silicon Avatar" (TNG S5E4)

Matt and Andy return, but so does the Crystalline Entity! Oh and does Riker always beam down to planets with bottles of wine?
6/5/20192 hours, 7 minutes, 31 seconds
Episode Artwork

103 "Ensign Ro" (TNG S5 E3)

Andy is back! Matt's there too. And it really seems like everyone on the Enterprise has an attitude problem. Also Andy is very excited to have Ro Laren at the helm. Episode discussion probably begins around 33:00 (I'm just guessing cause I'm a new dad and my brain is mush)
5/23/20191 hour, 49 minutes, 33 seconds
Episode Artwork

102 "Darmok" (TNG S5 E2)

Matt and Andy when the pod starts. Matt his ears open. Andy his acting, specific. Episode discussion begins around 48:00
4/22/20191 hour, 51 minutes, 17 seconds
Episode Artwork

101: "Redemption Part 2" (TNG S5E1)

Matt and Andy watch the Klingon Civil war reach a fever pitch but Worf still can't find anyone to listen to him.Episode discussion starts around 27:00 in full disclosure there is about 10 minutes discussion/rant about the pluralization of the Klingon Bird of Prey. That goes till about 45:00 then its clean sailing.
4/8/20192 hours, 34 seconds
Episode Artwork

100. "Redemption Part 1" (TNG S4 E26)

Andy and Matt prevent their own Civil War when they mostly agree bat also disagree a lot on this episode. And Worf finally gets people around him who will say "yes."Episode Discussion begins around the 21:00 minute mark
4/1/20191 hour, 46 minutes, 4 seconds
Episode Artwork

99. "In Theory" (TNG S4 E 25)

Andy finally gets to see what it's like to date someone on the Enterprise D. Matt remembers Frank Sinatra but forgets how the rest of the show goes.
3/25/20191 hour, 52 minutes, 29 seconds
Episode Artwork

98. "Mind's Eye" (TNG S4 E24)

Matt and Andy are brainwashed to find that even though the plot of this episode makes perfect sense, they are still unfulfilled. Episode discussion at 30:-00
3/11/20191 hour, 53 minutes, 53 seconds
Episode Artwork

97. "The Host" (TNG S4 E23)

Matt and Andy form a symbiotic relationship when it comes to Beverly Crushers love life. Andy also invites us all to the Andy Secunda School of Specific Acting.-Episode discussion at 24:00
3/4/20192 hours, 36 minutes, 16 seconds
Episode Artwork

96 "Half a Life" ((TNG S4 E22)

This week Matt and Andy get real sad about getting old. Mostly cause this episode makes us feel useless already. Episode Discussion begins at 28:00
2/25/20191 hour, 55 minutes, 8 seconds
Episode Artwork

95 "The Drumhead" (TNG S4 E21)

Matt and Andy liked this episode so much, they decided to call the Director to gush about it. That's right, it's the second installment of Ask Frakes with Jonathan Frakes.Episode Discussion 35:00Ask Frakes 1:36:00
2/18/20192 hours, 32 minutes, 19 seconds
Episode Artwork

94 "Q Pid" (TNG S4 E20)

Matt and Andy desperately search for a plot while being trapped in Nottingham. Andy achieves his goal of getting our instagram up to date and Data is put to no use. Episode discussion begins at 30:00
2/11/20192 hours, 13 minutes, 24 seconds
Episode Artwork

93 "Nth Degree" (TNG S4 E19)

Barclay get's super intelligence from a probe. Geordi gets jealous and Andy tells us all that he wouldn't even bother with other humans if he became as smart as Barclay. Episode Discussion at 25:00
2/4/20191 hour, 44 minutes, 40 seconds
Episode Artwork

92 "Identity Crisis" (TNG S4 E18)

Matt and Andy can't believe how much better at being a doctor Beverly Crusher is this season. Geordi loses his identity but gains his sight and Data has a hard time admitting he has feelings.Episode discussion begins at 44:00
1/28/20192 hours, 12 minutes, 5 seconds
Episode Artwork

91 "Night Terrors" (TNG S4 E17)

There is something threatening the Enterprise this week. And that something is a lack of quality sleep.Episode discussion begins at 41:00A spoiler-y discussion of Season 1 of Discovery happens at the end of the show at 2:14:00
1/21/20192 hours, 32 minutes, 31 seconds
Episode Artwork

90 "Galaxy's Child" (TNG S4 E16)

Matt and Andy dive right in to the awkwardness of Geordi meeting the real version of the Holodeck creation he fell in love with last season. In a script by penned by the great Coo Coo Bird of trek, Maurice Hurley there is much to discuss! Episode discussion at 21:55
1/14/20192 hours, 29 minutes, 40 seconds
Episode Artwork

89 "First Contact" (TNG S4 E15)

Matt and Andy make first contact with an episode they generally agree on!?!Episode discussion at 36:00
1/7/20191 hour, 58 minutes, 35 seconds
Episode Artwork

88: "Clues" (TNG S4 E14)

Matt and Andy have something of a mystery on their hands... Join them as they search for clues that will help them figure out if they like this episode.
12/24/20182 hours, 9 minutes, 38 seconds
Episode Artwork

87: "Devil's Due" (TNGS S4 E13)

Matt and Andy watch as Captain Picard fights the devil in an epic space battle. Or ya know, an arbitration hearing. Episode discussion begins around 30:00
12/17/20181 hour, 55 minutes, 50 seconds
Episode Artwork

86: "The Wounded" (TNG S4 E12)

Matt and Andy get to know Chief O'brien a little better. The Cardassians make their first appearance and we order a pizza. Episode Discussion at 31:00
12/10/20182 hours, 9 minutes, 35 seconds
Episode Artwork

85 "Data's Day" (TNG S4 E 11)

Matt and Andy finally get the answer to the age old question.. What does Worf get people for wedding presents? Episode Discussion starts at the 38:00 mark
12/3/20182 hours, 6 minutes, 51 seconds
Episode Artwork

84: "The Loss" (TNG S4 E10)

Andy and Matt have some feelings about Counselor Troi being able to sense feelings but then not being able to sense feelings. Episode Discussion starts at 32:00
11/26/20181 hour, 50 minutes, 26 seconds
Episode Artwork

Thanksgiving Break!

Hi! We are off this week, ya know galavanting around the country, seeing family, eating turkey. Andy is going to try to do too much and Matt is going to try to do too little! We will be back next week as per usual! in the meantime if you really miss us you can sign up for our Patreon page and get bonus content there! www.patreon.com/Startrektnc
11/19/201812 minutes, 6 seconds
Episode Artwork

83 "Final Mission" (TNG S4 E9)

Matt can't wait for this mission to be over. But Andy seems to enjoy it for some reason. Episode discussion starts around the 33 minute mark.
11/12/20181 hour, 45 minutes, 45 seconds
Episode Artwork

82 "Future Imperfect" (TNG S4 E8)

Matt and Andy wake up in a simulation set sixteen years in the future. Oh, wait. They don't. It's all a ruse! But don't worry! the resolution to this episode won't be satisfying to Andy either.Episode Discussion starts at 34:00
11/5/20182 hours, 8 minutes, 23 seconds
Episode Artwork

81 "Reunion" (TNG S4 E8)

Matt and Andy get reunited with Susan Plakson. The klingons finally deliver an episode Matt likes and Andy has some questions about spoilers. Episode discussion at 29:06
10/29/20182 hours, 1 minute, 58 seconds
Episode Artwork

80 "Legacy" (TNG S4 E7)

Matt and Andy meet Tasha Yar's sister. Data pretends to not have emotions and we get some really cool phaser fights. Episode Discussion starts at 1:01:20
10/22/20182 hours, 44 minutes, 17 seconds
Episode Artwork

79 "Remember Me" (TNG S4 E6)

Buckle up, Beverlovers! Dr. Crusher gets caught in a warp bubble, Matt & Andy slap on the helmets of the Star Wars Destroyers, and... you know where to send the hails 🖖Episode Discussion begins at 1:03. Update from eagle eared listener Josh Munro 9:41pm Oct 14ATTN Matt Mira - with the spoiler stuff you added, the ep discussion actually starts at 1:13:31sorry I messed up everyone. Enjoy the remaining hour and 45 minutes.
10/15/20182 hours, 52 minutes, 38 seconds
Episode Artwork

78: "Suddenly Human" (TNG S4 E5)

Matt and Andy do their best to get through an episode that poses the questions that no-one asked. Like, "What would Picard be like if he were roommates with a teenager?" Or "Where does Data store his memory of "Slapstick" Comedy?"Episode Discussion begins at the 40:00 minute mark.
10/8/20181 hour, 52 minutes, 55 seconds
Episode Artwork

77: "Brothers" (TNG S4 E4)

Matt and Andy find out what an Android can do once a homing beacon is activated. They also watch Brent Spiner play three people in the same scene and take a special trip to Andy Secunda's School of Specific Acting.
10/1/20181 hour, 50 minutes, 11 seconds
Episode Artwork

Saucer Section 1 - (BROTHERS TNG S4 E4)

We've heard you! So whenever time allows we will be posting the first part of the pod (before episode discussion as its own episode) Admirals Club, Hails, Facegroup, Presidents, and random thoughts from both Andy and Matt. For those who didn't like the idea of having to scrub forward!
9/28/201848 minutes, 6 seconds
Episode Artwork

76: "Family" (TNG S4. E2)

Matt and Andy agree that Worf's parents seem nice but Picard's brother is a 24th century Amish wine maker. Episode discussion begins at the 45 minute mark.
9/24/20182 hours, 21 minutes, 49 seconds
Episode Artwork

75 "The Best Of Both Worlds Part 2" (TNG S4, E1)

Andy is excited about epic space battles and Matt is mostly excited about Riker's temporary promotion.
9/17/20182 hours, 26 minutes, 46 seconds
Episode Artwork

74. "Trekkies" (1997 Documentary)

Matt and Andy take a break from TNG to watch the 1997 Documentary Trekkies. And quickly discover that they are also Trekkies.
9/10/20182 hours, 4 minutes, 6 seconds
Episode Artwork

73: "The Best of Both Worlds Part 1" (TNG S3 E26)

Matt and Andy have finally engaged the Borg. It's the episode we have been waiting for since we started this show. Does it live up to the hype? Does Andy have any theories? Does Shelby know how to use a communicator? Episode Discussion starts at 28:00
9/3/20183 hours, 38 seconds
Episode Artwork

72: "Transfigurations" (TNG S3, E25)

The Enterprise picks up a John. No, really. There's lots of Andy's theories floating around this one and we think he might be onto something. Episode Discussion begins at the 46:00 mark.
8/27/20182 hours, 38 minutes, 36 seconds
Episode Artwork

71 "Menagé A Troi" (TNG S3 E24)

Matt and Andy exchange gifts and then spend a lot of time debating who is the best at being a Ferengi and also whether or not this episode is good. Episode Discussion begins at the 51 Minute mark.
8/20/20182 hours, 16 minutes, 26 seconds
Episode Artwork

70 "Sarek" (TNG S3 E23)

Matt and Andy return from Star Trek Las Vegas to discuss the convention, the new Picard series and of course the uncontrollable emotion of SAREK. Episode discussion begins at the 53 minute mark.
8/13/20182 hours, 41 minutes, 17 seconds
Episode Artwork

69 "The Most Toys" (TNG S3 E22)

Matt and Andy talk a lot about toys, and about Andy's theory that Data has emotion... He's just not telling anyone. Episode discussion begins at 55:45 (sorry/notsorry)
8/6/20182 hours, 43 minutes, 11 seconds
Episode Artwork

68 "Hollow Pursuits" (TNG S3, E21)

Matt and Andy spend a lot of time on the Holodeck with their new best friend Reginald Barclay. Only Guinan "gets" them. Episode discussion begins at the 35(isn) minute mark.
7/30/20182 hours, 9 minutes, 33 seconds
Episode Artwork

67 "Tin Man" "(TNG S3, E20)

Matt and Andy finally meet a real Betazoid from Betazed. Turns out he is annoying and has no social tact. Just like our hosts!Episode discussion starts at 46:00
7/23/20182 hours, 15 minutes, 22 seconds
Episode Artwork

66 "Captain's Holiday" (TNG S3, E19)

Matt and Andy go on vacation to Risa but when they run into Captain Picard, they realize there isn't enough story to go around. Episode discussion begins at 40:00
7/16/20182 hours, 1 minute, 9 seconds
Episode Artwork

65 "Allegiance" (TNG S3, E18)

Matt and Andy react very differently to authority. But not different enough for either of them to be replaced by an alien replica that acts much friendlier. Captain Picard on the other hand...Episode Discussion starts at 47:00You can now support this show on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/startrektnc
7/9/20182 hours, 4 minutes, 10 seconds
Episode Artwork

64 "Sins of the Father" (TNG S3, E17)

Andy and Matt get to know Worf's brother and quite frankly they think he is better at Klingon-ing than Worf.Episode Discussion starts at the 46:00 mark! (We know it's a little crazy. We'll try to be shorter in the future.)Oh and our Patreon is finally up! Support us if you want? https://www.patreon.com/startrektnc
7/2/20182 hours, 9 minutes, 20 seconds
Episode Artwork

63. "The Offspring" (TNG S3, E16)

Andy and Matt watch Data make a baby. Oh, and Jonathan Frakes swings by(!!?!) for the first installment of ASK FRAKES! Episode discussion begins at 31:00
6/25/20181 hour, 59 minutes, 28 seconds
Episode Artwork

62. "Yesterday's Enterprise" (TNG S3, E15)

Andy finally lays his eyes on one of the GREAT episodes of TNG. But what is is reaction?! Well, we talk about it for a full two hours. Episode discussion begins at 33:00
6/18/20182 hours, 35 minutes, 9 seconds
Episode Artwork

61. "A Matter Of Perspective" (TNG S3, E14)

Andy and Matt each recount the same episode from different perspectives but arrive at the same conclusion. Riker is kind of a creep and this episode is not good. Episode discussion begins around the 42:00 mark.
6/11/20182 hours, 4 minutes, 36 seconds
Episode Artwork

60. "Deja Q" (TNG S3, E13)

Andy wishes he was omnipotent and Matt wishes there was more to talk about.Episode Discussion begins around the 32:00 mark.
6/4/20181 hour, 38 minutes, 15 seconds
Episode Artwork

59 "The High Ground" (TNG S3 E, 12)

Matt and Andy find themselves sympathizing with no one in an episode that helped us discover how people should use inter-dimensional transporters. Episode Discussion starts at 24:00
5/28/20181 hour, 29 minutes, 38 seconds
Episode Artwork

58 "The Hunted" (TNG S3, E11)

Andy and Matt disagree on a lot about this episode. But they both agree that the idea that you can just will a transporter beam to not work, causing an explosion that blinds 4 officers on the Enterprise, is pretty much the dumbest thing yet.Episode Discussion begins around 34:00
5/21/20181 hour, 42 minutes, 54 seconds
Episode Artwork

57 "The Defector" (TNG S3 E10)

Andy and Matt once again enter the Neutral Zone. But this time they find a plot. Episode Discussion begins at the 28:00 mark
5/14/20181 hour, 53 minutes, 29 seconds
Episode Artwork

56 "The Vengeance Factor" (TNG S3 E09)

Andy and Matt are getting tired of warring planets with rogue factions. But when Riker gets a little too close, things still don't get interesting.Episode discussion starts at the 00:31:00 mark
5/7/20181 hour, 37 minutes, 11 seconds
Episode Artwork

55 "The Price" (TNG S3, E8)

Matt and Andy almost get lost in the Delta quadrant. Which would be a better outcome than having to watch this episode again. Even though we get a lot of Troi and a man who is supposed to be wooing her but is just negotiating for a useless wormhole. Episode Discussion begins at 46:00... yes it took that long.
4/30/20182 hours, 6 minutes, 35 seconds
Episode Artwork

54 "The Enemy" (TNG S3, E7)

Matt and Andy cross into federation space as Geordi finds Galorndon Core to be less than enjoyable.
4/23/20181 hour, 29 minutes, 44 seconds
Episode Artwork

53 "Booby Trap" (TNG S3, E6)

It's one of Matt's favorite episodes and It proves one of Andy's oldest theories!
4/16/20181 hour, 34 minutes, 59 seconds
Episode Artwork

52 "The Bonding" (TNG S3, E5)

Matt and Andy do their own bonding over the competent character development and incompetent story. Episode discussion starts around the 20:00 mark.
4/9/20181 hour, 20 minutes, 32 seconds
Episode Artwork

51. "Who Watches the Watchers" (TNG S3, E4)

Matt violates the Prime Directive and Andy has some very specific acting advice for the guest stars of tonight's episode.
4/2/20181 hour, 28 minutes, 26 seconds
Episode Artwork

50 "The Survivors" (TNG S3,E3)

Andy and Matt do theater best to survive this episode that was shot mostly in Malibu. (It's better than it sounds)
3/26/20181 hour, 15 minutes, 19 seconds
Episode Artwork

49 "The Ensigns of Command" (TNG S3, E2)

Matt and Andy discover a strange new part of TNG... Character development.
3/19/20181 hour, 20 minutes, 6 seconds
Episode Artwork

48 "Evolution" (TNG S3 E1)

Andy and Matt drop out of warp and wind up in SEASON 3! But, can their podcast evolve like Wesley's nano-bots? Probably not.
3/12/20181 hour, 18 minutes, 41 seconds
Episode Artwork

47 - A. The Minisode "Shades Of Gray" MVC and Andys

Matt and Andy forgot how their podcast goes. So despite our better judgement we decided to do a mini-sode where we give the MVC and Andys to Shades of Gray!
3/6/201828 minutes, 43 seconds
Episode Artwork

47. "Shades of Gray" (TNG S2, E22)

Matt and Andy return!!! With a clip show. Well they're talking about a clip show. And not a good one at that.
3/5/20181 hour, 36 minutes, 7 seconds
Episode Artwork

46 "Peak Performance" (TNG S2 E21)

Picard and Riker face off in a battle simulation, Andy's FX board goes down and he switches to manual and Matt plays a pointless game of Strategama.
12/11/20171 hour, 22 minutes, 15 seconds
Episode Artwork

45 "The Emissary" (TNG S2, E20)

Andy and Matt discover a rare galactic anomaly... A good season 2 episode of TNG. Also Andy likes klingons. Episode discussion at the 23:00 mark
12/4/20171 hour, 23 minutes, 38 seconds
Episode Artwork

44 "Manhunt" (TNG S2, E19)

Andy and Matt go on a "Manhunt" for a plot... They come up empty handed.Episode discussion begins around the 25:00 mark.
11/27/20171 hour, 36 minutes, 4 seconds
Episode Artwork

43 "Up the Long Ladder" (TNG S2, E18)

Andy and Matt discover that the luck of the Irish has no bearing on how good an episode of Star Trek will be. Its a doozy. Episode discussion at 16:00
11/20/20171 hour, 10 minutes, 44 seconds
Episode Artwork

42 "Samaritan Snare" (TNG S2 E17)

Andy and Matt look for things. Things to make season two go... by faster. We answer hails and dive into the episode at the 19:00 mark.
11/15/20171 hour, 15 minutes, 31 seconds
Episode Artwork

41 "Q Who" (TNG S2 E16)

Andy and Matt have engaged the Borg.
11/6/20171 hour, 31 minutes, 5 seconds
Episode Artwork

40 "Pen Pals" (TNG S2 E15)

Andy and Matt ask the age old question... why is Data breaking the Prime Directive?
10/30/20171 hour, 19 minutes, 55 seconds
Episode Artwork

39 "The Icarus Factor" - (TNG S2 E14)

Riker has daddy issues and Matt and Andy have issues with this episode.
10/23/20171 hour, 5 minutes, 5 seconds
Episode Artwork

38 "Time Squared" (TNG S2 E13)

Matt and Andy drive themselves slowly insane as they begin to breakdown what does and doesn't happen in Time Squared. Episode discussion at the 24 minute mark.
10/16/20171 hour, 29 minutes, 5 seconds
Episode Artwork

37 "The Royale" (TNG S2 E12)

The away team is trapped in a bad casino set based on a bad casino novel. Similarly, Matt and Andy can find no escape from this bad casino episode. 
10/9/20171 hour, 18 minutes, 16 seconds
Episode Artwork

36 "Contagion" (TNG S2 E11)

Matt and Andy perform a check of the Deuterium conduits then dive headfirst into a computer virus and the space age solution of rebooting.Episode Discussion starts at 27:18
10/2/20171 hour, 40 minutes, 13 seconds
Episode Artwork

35 "The Dauphin" (TNG S2 E10)

Wesley makes out with a werewolf, Matt and Andy get jobs on 1701-D, the hails dig deep into legal analysis of "Measure of a Man," and Matt obsesses over a little-known historical scream.Episode discussion at 38:00
9/18/20172 hours, 5 minutes, 46 seconds
Episode Artwork

34 - "Measure of a Man" (TNG S2 E9)

Is Data a sentient being with rights, or a toaster from ANCIENT TIMES? Andy questions the legality of the verdict, while Matt casts him as Maddox's evil grandfather. 
9/11/20171 hour, 39 minutes, 8 seconds
Episode Artwork

33 - "A Matter of Honor" (TNG S2 E8)

Riker and his beard kick some ass, Klingon-style! Mendon acts like a total Mordock! In an unexpected turn of events, Matt begins to feel that Andy is TOO quick with his sound cues. 
9/4/20171 hour, 44 minutes, 56 seconds
Episode Artwork

32 - "Unnatural Selection" - (TNG S2 E7)

Matt and Andy get age rapidly through this episode. But are very excited to see Chief O'Brien do something. They also hear from Larry Nemecek regarding Dr. Selar.Episode discussion at the 23 minute mark!
8/28/20171 hour, 42 minutes, 57 seconds
Episode Artwork

31 "The Schizoid Man" (TNG S2, E6)

Andy feels left out. Matt Feels left in. And Data feels like another person.Episode Discussion at 30:30This episode is sponsored by the Ripley's Believe it or Not Odditoruim in Hollywood, CA. Mention Riker's sexy new beard to get admission for away team of 10 for 100 bucks!
8/21/20171 hour, 32 minutes, 33 seconds
Episode Artwork

31 "Loud as a Whisper" (TNG S2 E5)

Matt and Andy learn the important lesson that a Deaf person can be as much of a dick as everyone else while Troi once again SORT OF uses her empathic abilities. Episode discussion starts at the 45 minute mark! (insane)If you'd like to help Matt help host the ST:Discovery after show, be sure to let CBS and Embassy Row TV know on twitter using the hashtag #LiveLongAndMira
8/14/20171 hour, 48 minutes, 6 seconds
Episode Artwork

30 "The Outrageous Okona" (TNG S2, E4)

Andy and Matt watch Data destroy the Comedy on the holodeck and are charmed by the Rocketeer. Episode discussion starts around the 25 minute mark.
8/7/20171 hour, 37 minutes, 17 seconds
Episode Artwork

28 "Elementary Dear Data" (TNG S2E3)

Technically, it should be "Elementary, Dear Geordi" because Geordi is Watson and Data is Sherlock, but whatevs. Plus: Matt tortures Andy with Britney Spears.Episode discussion at the 32 minute mark. This episode was brought to you by The Ripley's Believe it or Not! Museum: Hollywood
7/31/20171 hour, 58 minutes, 7 seconds
Episode Artwork

27 "Where Silence Has Lease" TNG (S2,E2)

Matt and Andy wade deeper into Season 2. Where Silence Has Lease and plot has no meaning.
7/24/20171 hour, 54 minutes, 11 seconds
Episode Artwork

26 "The Child" (TNG S2 E1)

Andy and Matt drop out of warp and enter a standard orbit of TNG Season 2.
7/17/20171 hour, 39 minutes
Episode Artwork

25 "Chaos on the Bridge" (TNG Documentary)

Matt and Andy are back, and this time they're bringing a doc! The boys take a look at William Shatner's joyful turning over of the the rock of the first season of Next Generation to discuss all the creepy-crawly characters who played a part like Gene Rodenberry's hilarious scheming lawyer.
7/10/20171 hour, 21 minutes, 41 seconds
Episode Artwork

25 - "The Neutral Zone" (TNG S1, E26)

We've done it! Andy has made it through the first season of Star Trek The Next Generation!!!! Listen to us bask in the glory of a few 20th century passengers and an encounter with the Romulans! Episode discussion starts at the 7 minute mark.
6/26/20171 hour, 13 minutes, 30 seconds
Episode Artwork

24 - "Conspiracy" (TNG S1,E25)

Something dark is going on in Starfleet as Matt and Andy uncover the most surprising twist of all - a really great first season TNG episode! Episode discussion begins around 21:00
6/19/20171 hour, 34 minutes, 2 seconds
Episode Artwork

23 - "We'll Always Have Paris" (TNG S1, E24)

Picard gets a visit from an old flame in an episode which seems to Matt and Andy like it was written through a game of telephone - which it turns out, it was.
6/12/20171 hour, 27 minutes, 14 seconds
Episode Artwork

22 - "Skin of Evil" (TNG S1, E23)

Andy and Matt say goodbye to Tasha Yar and hello to Armus the sludge monster. Email talk till 12:30
6/5/20171 hour, 40 minutes, 38 seconds
Episode Artwork

21 - "Symbiosis" (TNG S1 E22) and Discovery Trailer

Andy and Matt break dow the Star Trek Discovery trailer and find out that even space drugs are bad. Episode discussion starts at 38:00 Discovery discussion at about the 6:00 mark
5/29/20171 hour, 36 minutes, 35 seconds
Episode Artwork

20 - "The Arsenal of Freedom" (TNG S1 E21)

Picard crushes Crusher! Geordi gets a view from the Captain's chair! @mattmira and @secunda wonder where the credit card slot on a doomsday vending machine would be. Episode discussion at 16:00
5/22/20171 hour, 36 minutes, 36 seconds
Episode Artwork

19 - "Heart of Glory" (TNG S1, E20)

It's a race against time for Worf to save Klingon comrades and for @mattmira to rush @secunda through the podcast to avoid getting into "The Neutral Zone" with his wife/Captain! R'oiario! (No translation) Episode Discussion begins at 20:00
5/15/20171 hour, 28 minutes, 20 seconds
Episode Artwork

18 - "Coming of Age" (TNG S1, E19)

Matt and Andy disagree wildly about "Coming of Age." Why wasn't Mordock the test? Why is Riker such a baby? We come to no real conclusions! Emails 00:45 - 38:00 mark, Episode discussion from there on out.
5/8/20171 hour, 56 minutes, 42 seconds
Episode Artwork

17 - "Home Soil" (TNG S1, E18)

Andrew and Matt act like a couple of ugly giant bags of mostly water, before becoming ugly giant bags of mostly pizza while in NY. Emails up top "Home Soil" discussion at 36:00
5/1/20171 hour, 47 minutes, 17 seconds
Episode Artwork

16 - "When The Bough Breaks" (TNG S1, E17)

The Enterprise demonstrates why you shouldn't bring kids on a starship. Andy's theories about Wesley gain more credence and Matt wishes there was a Star Trek theme park.
4/24/20171 hour, 24 minutes, 55 seconds
Episode Artwork

15 - "Too Short A Season" ( TNG S1, E16)

When you get old, does someone just throw oatmeal on your face? Mira and Secunda wade through the mushy oatmeal of a plot that can best be summarized thusly: “The Enterprise is dispatched to deliver overacting to a planet experiencing 40 years civil war peace”
4/17/20171 hour, 19 minutes, 27 seconds
Episode Artwork

14 - "11001001" (TNG S1, E15)

A binary race called the Bynars (!) visits, Andy ships "Rikard," and a fan puts Matt in his head about using "guys" too much.
4/10/20171 hour, 35 minutes, 12 seconds
Episode Artwork

13 "Angel One" (TNG S1, E14)

The crew visits Angel One. A planet where men have no say in political or social occurrences. Somehow Andy doesn't have any theories, so Matt steps in. Because he's the best.
4/3/20171 hour, 24 minutes, 39 seconds
Episode Artwork

12 - "Datalore" (TNG S1, E13)

Andy and Matt deconstruct the introduction of Data's brother Lore. Meanwhile, Andy has a theory and Matt wants to know if you can draw.
3/27/20171 hour, 44 minutes, 26 seconds
Episode Artwork

11- "The Big Goodbye" (TNG S1, E12)

Picard loses his freakin' mind over standard holodeck technology while visiting the 1930s. Matt denied he wrote last week's episode description in an obvious attempt to get his own theme song, but his efforts were pretty transparent, in my opinion. Hey, it's not my fault I'm a dynamic podcast personality who inspires musical brilliance.
3/20/20171 hour, 33 minutes, 16 seconds
Episode Artwork

10 - "Haven" (TNG S1, E11)

Troi almost gets married and a tractor beam saves the day. Matt has an "Andy's theory" but no theme music of his own. I tried hard to write this description to save Andy the trouble, though he thinks I wrote this description just to have someone make me a theme song.
3/13/20171 hour, 43 minutes, 43 seconds
Episode Artwork

9 - "Hide and Q" (TNG S1, E10)

The boys are a little punchy and Riker's a little omnipotent.
3/6/20171 hour, 39 minutes, 49 seconds
Episode Artwork

8- The Battle (TNG S1, E9)

"The Battle" (TNG S1, E8) Secunda's echo is cured, Mira delves into Wesley's wardrobe, and TNC chaos reigns as TNG finally displays some sense.
2/27/20171 hour, 31 minutes, 29 seconds
Episode Artwork

7 - "Justice" (TNG S1, E8)

Secunda's brain starts to break as he realizes how many bad episodes of TNG he has to go before the, "Eh, fine" ones. Mira advances a theory about alien genitalia.
2/20/20171 hour, 28 minutes, 57 seconds
Episode Artwork

6 - "Lonely Among Us" (TNG S1,E7)

A new batch of segment theme songs as Secunda offers a terrifying theory about Wesley and Mira wonders where the sensor maintenance room is.
2/13/20171 hour, 31 minutes, 22 seconds
Episode Artwork

5 - "Where No One Has Gone Before" (S1, E6)

A new "Andy's Theories" theme is introduced, bad tech jargon is explored, and two children win a contest to visit the Enterprise (not Matt).
2/6/20171 hour, 20 minutes, 39 seconds
Episode Artwork

4 - "The Last Outpost" (S1, E5)

Mira goes sound effects crazy as Secunda asks the age old question, "Are those supposed to be Space Jews?" about the TNG episode which gave us the Ferengi.
1/30/20171 hour, 29 minutes, 49 seconds
Episode Artwork

3 - "Code of Honor" (S1, E4)

Stardate 41235.25. Mira and Secunda kick around the bizarre racism and crazy characterizations of the third episode, while trying to answer the question, "Why is Dr. Crusher wearing an old-timey analog watch?"
1/23/20171 hour, 20 minutes, 45 seconds
Episode Artwork

2 - "The Naked Now" (Season 1 Episode 3)

Podcast Log, Stardate 41209.2. Matt and Andy discuss the merits and weirdness of the third Next Generation episode, covering such topics as Tasha's confusing seduction strategies, who plays drunk best, and the POSSIBLE pedophilic urges of Geordi LaForge.
1/16/20171 hour, 15 minutes, 31 seconds
Episode Artwork

1 - “Encounter at Farpoint” (Season 1, Episodes 1 & 2)

Podcast Log, Stardate 41153.7. In this premiere episode of STAR TREK: THE NEXT CONVERSATION, Next Gen devotee Matt Mira and Next Gen skeptic Andrew Secunda discuss the pilot episode of the venerable Star Trek series and examine such topics as Data’s secret sarcasm, Troi’s inappropriate workplace telepathy, and whether Q is an omnipotent space delight or an omnipotent waste of space.
1/9/20171 hour, 52 minutes, 11 seconds