The Incomparable

209: One Gorn Limit


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  the incomparable number 209 just went [TS]

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  welcome back to be uncomfortable podcast [TS]

  I'm your host Jason L we are here to [TS]

  talk about Star Trek because we [TS]

  discovered an episode 200 that [TS]

  everybody's favorite episodes of being [TS]

  comfortable worry about Star Wars which [TS]

  is funny since your host actually it has [TS]

  a deep abiding love of Star Trek and [TS]

  although like Star Wars just fine would [TS]

  probably pick star trek over Star Wars [TS]

  if one had to and yet my my own very own [TS]

  podcast just doesn't have enough star [TS]

  trek representation so we're gonna [TS]

  correct that tonight with an episode [TS]

  topic suggested by the great moisture [TS]

  yon who in true Glenn fleischmann [TS]

  fashion has suggested a topic and not [TS]

  been on the episode is unable to be here [TS]

  but he suggested topics here in spirit [TS]

  and what we're going to do is we're [TS]

  going to talk will probably do this [TS]

  again sometime because there's so many [TS]

  topics but this is going to be about the [TS]

  best and worst of Star Trek I guess we [TS]

  could even say part 1 because we'll [TS]

  probably have to do this again and in a [TS]

  semi draft format but really let's just [TS]

  say discussion a roundtable discussion [TS]

  we're going to talk about some of the [TS]

  best and worst things and star trek i [TS]

  have a fine group of Star Trek viewers [TS]

  experts fans what have you with me [TS]

  tonight to talk about it i'm going to [TS]

  start with the host of our very own [TS]

  random Trek podcast that a many of us [TS]

  have been on or about to be on it's got [TS]

  McNulty hi Scott [TS]

  hello I'm glad that we're doing this [TS]

  because I don't think there's enough [TS]

  Star Trek represented on the internet [TS]

  you're with me yeah there's really not [TS]

  it's not like it used to be used to be [TS]

  all star [TS]

  track and now that percentage of the [TS]

  internet devoted to Star Trek has been [TS]

  going down over time and four-year it [TS]

  goes down we need to get it back up [TS]

  that's right JJ Abrams help us we're [TS]

  gonna do our part Tony sindelar is also [TS]

  here by Tony hi Jason I'm really looking [TS]

  forward to like arguing about which is a [TS]

  better bureaucracy like the Obsidian [TS]

  order or OCR so you know yeah it could [TS]

  happen that maybe an episode like five [TS]

  part 5 of Best Western Star Trek [TS]

  bureaucracies or maybe it'll be sooner [TS]

  you you heard her a few episodes ago and [TS]

  she's back for her second tour of duty [TS]

  and a Star Trek fan which is also one of [TS]

  the things that prompted me doing this [TS]

  episode now it's Brianna Wu hello [TS]

  welcome back [TS]

  what's crackalackin now we're [TS]

  crackalackin again I knew I got my eye I [TS]

  now I'm prepared for crackalackin so I i [TS]

  have a question are we going to all be [TS]

  friends after this episode we are high i [TS]

  miss you and your friends you leave [TS]

  friends and whatever happens in here is [TS]

  just all part of the podcast and it's [TS]

  it's all neutralized [TS]

  it's like you we rub decontamination gel [TS]

  on our body afterwards who tell you i [TS]

  will talk about some controversial stuff [TS]

  but I was looking over these questions [TS]

  and it's tough [TS]

  even I wouldn't touch on twitter i know [TS]

  i know well we're gonna just we're going [TS]

  to dip our towing it and the beauty of [TS]

  it is we will all just have a good time [TS]

  here the people what's gonna happen [TS]

  those people's iphones are going to like [TS]

  explode when they hear what we're saying [TS]

  be like no I can't [TS]

  and that's good that's what makes for [TS]

  good podcasting and david lawrence also [TS]

  out there he will probably have [TS]

  incredibly ridiculous and controversial [TS]

  opinions too i would assume just knowing [TS]

  you LOL i would assume yeah i mean i [TS]

  guess a is as many times as I have [TS]

  watched the original Star Wars movies [TS]

  and i guess some other things that exist [TS]

  in the stories universe [TS]

  I've probably watched the wrath of khan [TS]

  more times than all of those combined [TS]

  that may be true for me too [TS]

  alright so Star Trek best of course [TS]

  instructor here's how this is gonna work [TS]

  we're gonna go around in in a in a [TS]

  circular fashion that may or may not be [TS]

  perceived as a draft although if people [TS]

  want to agree but the point is not the [TS]

  point is not that that you're assembling [TS]

  a team that you're going to deploy in [TS]

  some way I think it's more that we would [TS]

  like to come up with some suggestions [TS]

  and opinions about the good and the bad [TS]

  and that's that's a key here is we're [TS]

  gonna do it we're going to [TS]

  you some positivity we're going to do [TS]

  some negativity and it should be an [TS]

  interesting just some discussion points [TS]

  having fun as you might if you were [TS]

  gathering around the table with a good [TS]

  group of your friends who like Star Trek [TS]

  to talk about Star Trek except that [TS]

  there's no table and it's the internet [TS]

  and it skype instead and it's recorded [TS]

  and therefore a podcast and that brings [TS]

  us back to where we started [TS]

  anyway first up is best episodes of Star [TS]

  Trek and this this is a level that's [TS]

  pretty easy on another level it's [TS]

  incredibly hard because you have to pick [TS]

  and i figured baby we go around a couple [TS]

  of times but i wanted to add let [TS]

  everybody pick some of their their [TS]

  favorites the ones that uh that they [TS]

  think are are among the best and we're [TS]

  going to start with our our newest [TS]

  member [TS]

  Brianna do you have a favorite a best [TS]

  episode of Star Trek that you want to [TS]

  throw out there absolutely do and just [TS]

  get the controversy started its avoid [TS]

  your APIs out well max let's just let's [TS]

  do this [TS]

  I have a Voyager episode of my list to [TS]

  actually so yeah [TS]

  ouu misfiled to change but it's all [TS]

  right here we go get on type one of my [TS]

  one of my favorite episodes voyager is [TS]

  course oblivion and we can just spoil [TS]

  everything yes you're right okay so [TS]

  basically what happens is it the episode [TS]

  starts off and character slowly start to [TS]

  die over the course of the episode and [TS]

  you find out that they are every member [TS]

  of wager is basically a copied member of [TS]

  the actual curve ledger that have been [TS]

  like duplicated by this like liquid [TS]

  thing that came from a demon planet and [TS]

  it sounds like kind of a kitschy concept [TS]

  but it's a really it's the most sad [TS]

  depressing episode of Star Trek I've [TS]

  ever seen because your characters are [TS]

  themselves their the characters you've [TS]

  come to love but they slowly die and [TS]

  just kind of disintegrate in front of [TS]

  you and the very end of it they [TS]

  completely fail to get all this [TS]

  information about transwarp technology [TS]

  over to the real Voyager so all of their [TS]

  lives were for nothing and it's just a [TS]

  fantastic [TS]

  yes science fiction story you like a [TS]

  dark is what I do i do you know I don't [TS]

  think I've seen that episode I should I [TS]

  should watch it [TS]

  yeah I'd like to watch just to watch the [TS]

  crew of later times they got you had me [TS]

  from they all died you do that had to be [TS]

  part of the pitch and there's a demon [TS]

  planted with goo that makes duplicates [TS]

  which is you know that again that story [TS]

  again that's how hard I've true I know I [TS]

  i would say it's fanservice but maybe [TS]

  that's not quite the right word [TS]

  alright course oblivion from Voyager [TS]

  that's a good one Scott what do you have [TS]

  i will pick I spend more time getting my [TS]

  list of characters than episodes so but [TS]

  i will pick a defaced 9 episode called [TS]

  duet which is actually from the first [TS]

  season oh that's a great episode and [TS]

  this is the the episode where a [TS]

  Cardassian ends up on the this 1d place [TS]

  behind on the space station i was going [TS]

  to say i have some space station Deep [TS]

  Space nine would be the space station [TS]

  and he has he's suffering from a disease [TS]

  but no one knows why he's there [TS]

  it turns out the he could only get the [TS]

  disease if he were on bayshore was [TS]

  occupied and if he was in this [TS]

  particular site of this this massacre [TS]

  but he says that he wasn't there it [TS]

  wasn't him and Karen Reese is doesn't [TS]

  believe him and it turns out at the end [TS]

  that he is the guy who orchestrated this [TS]

  whole massacre and he's here he's very [TS]

  unhappy man and he wants to kill him and [TS]

  it's it's it's just a great episode and [TS]

  I think Karen Reese really comes into [TS]

  her own as a character that episode and [TS]

  there's a lot of tense scenes and it's [TS]

  fantastic i like that one a lot that's [TS]

  really that was that was the episode [TS]

  that made me sit up and take notice the [TS]

  Deep Space nine was going to do some [TS]

  things that were not necessarily what [TS]

  the next generation was going to do [TS]

  yeah I really like that upset to see [TS]

  we're all getting along the calm before [TS]

  the storm [TS]

  Tony I'll at the top of my list is also [TS]

  a Cardassian episode but a next-gen [TS]

  Cardassian episode a chain of command [TS]

  which is a two-parter so I guess pick [TS]

  one of them to pick an episode [TS]

  no command Part 2 which is the famous [TS]

  episode where Picard is on like a secret [TS]

  mission well there's like a diplomatic [TS]

  meeting with the Kardashians and he gets [TS]

  captured and he is interrogated their [TS]

  these long scenes where the [TS]

  interrogators like trying to break him [TS]

  down and Picard wishes he will not break [TS]

  and it's the the famous line you know [TS]

  there are four lights when the [TS]

  Cardassian trying to get him over and [TS]

  over again to say that there are five [TS]

  lights when there are only four legs and [TS]

  you know it's relatively targets for [TS]

  Star Trek episodes go those are some of [TS]

  the ones that i liked or I find the most [TS]

  interesting even if they are sometimes [TS]

  not the most are tricky but i think that [TS]

  was a great one it you know yeah my [TS]

  favorite place you get Ronnie Cox as the [TS]

  fill-in captain on the enterprise and [TS]

  data briefly gets promoted he gets to [TS]

  wear red red uniformly it goes he goes [TS]

  to like a different shift structure for [TS]

  the bridge which upsets everybody that [TS]

  there's you there's new nothing really [TS]

  is more exciting than starship time you [TS]

  know time management and Leslie [TS]

  fascinating [TS]

  yeah with my god what but what do you [TS]

  mean there's gonna be three ships [TS]

  instead of two shifts [TS]

  well I'd like to do it that way jerks [TS]

  and all the way by the way Troy put on [TS]

  the uniform right that's this episode [TS]

  isn't it i think it is like nobody likes [TS]

  rocks also what I remember is that it's [TS]

  the most ill-conceived mission and one [TS]

  which he gets captured it's like Picard [TS]

  and crusher wearing like little [TS]

  jumpsuits in a in a glary cave and then [TS]

  it all goes wrong because it's all been [TS]

  a setup but it seems like an unknown [TS]

  unplanned poorly planned secret mission [TS]

  well there is the premise that was kind [TS]

  of it was supposed to be a trap to get [TS]

  the card because they that he had the [TS]

  secret you know fleet knowledge that he [TS]

  did but i would not send Picard on any [TS]

  secret missions I feel like there's [TS]

  other people that i consider way [TS]

  purchase multiple myeloma I'm like I [TS]

  feel like he's just not you know he's [TS]

  more about you know let's keep them on [TS]

  the bridge making decisions up there and [TS]

  not like let's send him down into a [TS]

  spooky cave full of Cardassian who want [TS]

  to kill him [TS]

  are you saying you can't imagine Picard [TS]

  fighting a Gorn because I could totally [TS]

  imagine that that would be cool like to [TS]

  Gorn I don't think you can fight to Gord [TS]

  feel like one got one Corran is the [TS]

  limit [TS]

  he would out he would help think them [TS]

  totally yeah I can see that so you think [TS]

  he could be like for Gorn at least 10 at [TS]

  least they're off all going to be to [TS]

  just let me know if he can handle an [TS]

  awesome he can handle the Gorn well but [TS]

  that was a younger Picard right and also [TS]

  he didn't totally handle it [TS]

  yeah they're I don't I don't I don't [TS]

  want to ruin that episode for you if you [TS]

  only seen the first like minute and a [TS]

  half of it [TS]

  wow this fight is going really well let [TS]

  me change the chapel [TS]

  I ready to read the watch what watch the [TS]

  rest of this episode he's totally got [TS]

  the situation under control [TS]

  I'm just saying when when admiral ackbar [TS]

  send him on this mission we should have [TS]

  known it was a trap [TS]

  that's all I'm referencing Thank You [TS]

  million little star wars like the route [TS]

  through some star wars in there for [TS]

  people who are feeling starved of Star [TS]

  Wars that's fanservice yeah that's a [TS]

  good just helping out come out and [TS]

  thrown under the bus earlier and bring [TS]

  it back now David yeah well done Tony [TS]

  david i-i that's one where I think [TS]

  there's like a core of it that's pretty [TS]

  good and there's a bunch of stuff in it [TS]

  that's kinda weird and strange and yeah [TS]

  the B plot [TS]

  I mean maybe plot in a lot of next-gen [TS]

  episodes is like might as well like for [TS]

  half of it it could be like you know [TS]

  data and Geordi decide enter a science [TS]

  fair [TS]

  yeah they can find spot it's never [TS]

  looked like this for ya [TS]

  meanwhile Picard is being torn in one of [TS]

  the border invading or you know intense [TS]

  diplomatic negotiations with the [TS]

  Kardashians face returns the bridge [TS]

  after his terrible experience being [TS]

  tortured and psychologically humiliated [TS]

  and a striker [TS]

  so what happened while I was gone and [TS]

  they say well data lost his cat for a [TS]

  while I hate that I hate all of the data [TS]

  is on trial over his humanity be plot [TS]

  represents knocks yeah right records to [TS]

  polish the trombone a little bit that [TS]

  that's a hey now hey David it's your [TS]

  term but you have a well I've gotten [TS]

  into more arguments about this only only [TS]

  because only because the default answer [TS]

  is the city on the edge of forever [TS]

  yes my favorite of all time and and I [TS]

  mean I love the classic series is a [TS]

  series [TS]

  as a group of it but my all-time [TS]

  favorite episode is a Deep Space nine [TS]

  Episode oh my god the visitor that's the [TS]

  one where it starts off where this this [TS]

  woman is knocking on a door in in the [TS]

  rain and this elderly man opens the door [TS]

  and it turns out to be Jake Sisko and [TS]

  he's a reclusive author and she's trying [TS]

  to find out why is he recluse why did he [TS]

  stop writing what happened [TS]

  and as he grudgingly let Syria and tells [TS]

  the story of what happened we find out [TS]

  that he lost his father years and years [TS]

  ago decades ago during a freak [TS]

  experiment on deep space 9 and he [TS]

  continued to live on the station and [TS]

  every few years [TS]

  cisco would appear to him on the station [TS]

  but they couldn't communicate it was [TS]

  just sort of feels kind of like Kirk in [TS]

  the Tholian web i guess yeah and [TS]

  eventually they start to realize there's [TS]

  a way to bring him back and maybe they [TS]

  could and you know it sort of it's a lot [TS]

  of science fiction mumbo-jumbo as Star [TS]

  Trek has want to do but at the core is [TS]

  just this amazing meditation on fathers [TS]

  and sons and that relationship and what [TS]

  it means to connect across time and [TS]

  across generations literally and of [TS]

  course in the end everything is saved [TS]

  and x put right and Jake is back to [TS]

  being a teenager on the station but it's [TS]

  just a beautifully written episode [TS]

  yeah I love that one I just watched a [TS]

  couple years ago [TS]

  it's a really good one I've ever seen it [TS]

  but you solved it to its great that's [TS]

  not going to be I Patrick out this [TS]

  podcast and like like course oblivion [TS]

  it's one of those things where they take [TS]

  you into the future and it's this it's [TS]

  uuc up you see a path that isn't [TS]

  actually taken by the main characters [TS]

  it's rewritten but it's a beautiful [TS]

  thing to see that and and it doesn't it [TS]

  doesn't hit the same old story beats [TS]

  which I like I mean I love star trek it [TS]

  kills me when I give up on a Star Trek [TS]

  series but that one's that's absolutely [TS]

  my favorite episode [TS]

  which surprised me to the great one [TS]

  yeah i think it's my turn huh so what am [TS]

  I going to choose this is so hard [TS]

  I sitting on the edge of time I think [TS]

  well know if I was gonna choose original [TS]

  series i was actually going to go [TS]

  trouble with tribbles and I i mean i was [TS]

  a oh yeah I was a read more convinced of [TS]

  this than ever then last summer when i [TS]

  was in Portland I got to see trek in the [TS]

  park where they did it in a park in the [TS]

  middle of portland oregon they did a [TS]

  live staging every summer for five years [TS]

  they did all life stages of Star Trek [TS]

  episode and they did trouble with [TS]

  tribbles and I was reminded of just how [TS]

  wacky and funny and like it is singing [TS]

  on stage you can see with it with an [TS]

  audience and with actors who know the [TS]

  material that it is it is like a [TS]

  crowd-pleasing legitimately funny thing [TS]

  it's a great funny piece of writing with [TS]

  these broad characters that we've come [TS]

  to know and love and see them in these [TS]

  situations and the Klingons are the butt [TS]

  of the jokes and the bureaucrats in the [TS]

  butt of the jokes but I'm not gonna pick [TS]

  the trouble with tribbles [TS]

  oh maybe if we do a second i'm not [TS]

  because i have to pick Darmok front next [TS]

  generation which I I i love this episode [TS]

  dearly [TS]

  there was a kerfuffle on the internet a [TS]

  little while ago about somebody wrote [TS]

  about how is so overrated and and the [TS]

  thing is the the beauty of this episode [TS]

  not only is there the story about the [TS]

  The the captain of the other ship that [TS]

  who sacrifices himself in order to forge [TS]

  a connection he risked his life and in [TS]

  fact gives his life to forge a [TS]

  connection between their planet and the [TS]

  Federation you know this crazy thing [TS]

  that needs to be done just in order to [TS]

  to make this connection but what's [TS]

  really amazing is the first thing you [TS]

  see with the aliens talking to the [TS]

  bridge of the enterprise they say all [TS]

  sorts of crazy things that nobody [TS]

  understands there like you know Chin's [TS]

  at court and he soaked at his his eyes [TS]

  black his face red whatever it is right [TS]

  at the very end it this episode is [TS]

  bookended by a scene where once again [TS]

  there on the screen of the enterprise [TS]

  saying all this stuff and although Riker [TS]

  is there and doesn't understand any of [TS]

  it the card has just come back and he [TS]

  understands everywhere they're saying [TS]

  and we as an audience understand ever [TS]

  word they're saying because in the [TS]

  course of this episode we've learned [TS]

  what all their metaphor for zar and what [TS]

  they mean and so not only we taking this [TS]

  kind of emotional journey where the [TS]

  captain and the card have to fight down [TS]

  the fight this beast down on the planet [TS]

  and and the the captain dies but they [TS]

  they sort of exchange stories before he [TS]

  dies overnight and then the card comes [TS]

  in to save the day at the end but we [TS]

  also has an audience take this journey [TS]

  about this straight language and [TS]

  metaphor and yeah if you tried to apply [TS]

  this scientifically it wouldn't make any [TS]

  sense but it's kind of a beautiful story [TS]

  of language and metaphor and then on top [TS]

  of it I just it's quite a magic trick I [TS]

  think for you to go in 40 minutes from [TS]

  having this complete nonsense and at the [TS]

  end you know exactly what they're saying [TS]

  it's really a great trick and I'm blown [TS]

  away everytime i see it so i have to [TS]

  pick it so you're saying you'd like that [TS]

  episode I love it took a little bit it's [TS]

  ok little that it's alright [TS]

  yeah it's already Picard how ok so [TS]

  here's my complaint about that episode [TS]

  this is the episode where we get the [TS]

  equivalent of Kirk's blouse what it was [TS]

  when Steve let's call it the fact that [TS]

  blouse for 47 Creek this is because [TS]

  leather jacket it's like comes out of [TS]

  nowhere and he's like I think i will now [TS]

  have a leather jacket on and put waited [TS]

  like it's in Darmok I don't know why [TS]

  it's there but but yeah your card you [TS]

  can do what you want wear leather jacket [TS]

  don't care and I i remember the time [TS]

  thinking how can this be this good this [TS]

  is a guy who wrote for wings haha fine [TS]

  said come jovanovski no philippines [TS]

  ethnic now jovanovski road Dharma up but [TS]

  the story came from it was one of those [TS]

  spec scripts that came in osky I'm sure [TS]

  is that it's got German oskis prints all [TS]

  over he wrote he wrote some of the [TS]

  weirdest episodes of the next generation [TS]

  later on including masks which is the [TS]

  the most crazy Basque for end of episode [TS]

  ever how that's such a high threshold [TS]

  though okc TNG episode that's quite an [TS]

  accomplishment that's the and what [TS]

  somebody in the chatroom just said [TS]

  Darmok ask too much of the viewer and [TS]

  I'd say that's why i love it is it [TS]

  actually asked something of the viewer [TS]

  and I think it's a beautiful thing [TS]

  sure uh let's let us go around we might [TS]

  do another best up [TS]

  so that was a lot of fun but i want i [TS]

  wanna i wanna bring out the bad ones now [TS]

  let's be negative but let's yeah let's [TS]

  let's talk let's talk bad Breanna you [TS]

  wanna bring out a bring out your dead [TS]

  enemies giving something you hate [TS]

  so there's nothing I fight about in my [TS]

  marriage more than my husband who loves [TS]

  tos and I hate it and so I have I've [TS]

  over the coast of being married to him [TS]

  i've seen every TLS episode multiple [TS]

  times and Spock's brain is the stupidest [TS]

  worst piece of star trek in history like [TS]

  words cannot adequately communicate how [TS]

  bad a script this is like there's a [TS]

  little there's a line in this that's [TS]

  brain and brain what is brain [TS]

  oh yeah you just can't you can I that's [TS]

  the most particularly bad line ever its [TS]

  units season three is so terrible [TS]

  it's so awful this is one of my favorite [TS]

  shows of all time and I agree with [TS]

  everything you're saying but oh my god [TS]

  is just it's it's embarrassing like I'm [TS]

  embarrassed for the actors to be pumped [TS]

  she'll like I'm embarrassed for like the [TS]

  scene like the the pieces of set that [TS]

  are there [TS]

  I'm embarrassed for the writer it's just [TS]

  it's terrible and the people that made [TS]

  it should just feel terrible when and to [TS]

  think that you know here they've fought [TS]

  to bring their show back and and they [TS]

  actually had good episodes waiting and [TS]

  this was the one they started the third [TS]

  season with and and you know howhow must [TS]

  have been to tune in and you just kinda [TS]

  go whoa what did we do it although brain [TS]

  and brain what is brain is a [TS]

  spectacularly bad episode after they [TS]

  steal Spock's brain but he still walks [TS]

  around because they put a little thing [TS]

  in the let them control them with a [TS]

  clicker without it but but i love the [TS]

  line at the end where McCoy has got he's [TS]

  like doing his surgery where he's got [TS]

  like the colored lights shining up in [TS]

  his face and he goes it was so easy Jim [TS]

  a child could do it a child could do it [TS]

  i love that but it's a terrible episode [TS]

  it's terrible [TS]

  alright let's take a brief break so that [TS]

  i can tell you about something cool [TS]

  and I really mean that it's drobo now I [TS]

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  don't think Spock's brain is the worst [TS]

  episode of Star Trek the original series [TS]

  I've got a list but we may get there but [TS]

  let's go to Scott well I have a [TS]

  two episodes that actually we i recently [TS]

  watched because they were both on random [TS]

  tray [TS]

  uh-huh so i have to decide between and [TS]

  i'll pick the one that David Laura was a [TS]

  hand [TS]

  yes because in fact it is if it's an [TS]

  awful awful episode from Voyager called [TS]

  the age in which Neelix's lungs Neelix's [TS]

  long as our stolen [TS]

  oh I'm sensing a trend here we don't you [TS]

  don't like organ that we print we feel [TS]

  very strongly the organs to stay inside [TS]

  people and this is the first time in a [TS]

  random track history although around the [TS]

  track has not been around for that long [TS]

  where I had to at the end of the episode [TS]

  apologize to the guests because i spent [TS]

  most of the episodes explaining how [TS]

  awful this episode of Star Trek was why [TS]

  do you think it's bad [TS]

  well it involves Neelix first to call me [TS]

  back [TS]

  jet that yeah uh the organ stealing [TS]

  aliens make no sense the the ibook the [TS]

  long sequences where he's talking where [TS]

  we don't actually see his mouth so it's [TS]

  just this very static shot for you know [TS]

  three and four minutes at a time of [TS]

  Ethan Phillips lying there that's a [TS]

  little holographic loans with all the [TS]

  clubs [TS]

  it's just a bad episode huh huh i [TS]

  thought the ends are pretty good [TS]

  that's that's the thing that Vivian's [TS]

  they are that they they are featured in [TS]

  my favorite episode of voyager which is [TS]

  one of my favorite Star Trek episodes of [TS]

  all time but this is not that episode [TS]

  ok i do love the videos i think they're [TS]

  really creepy because they're like space [TS]

  zombies there i like them and they're [TS]

  they're sympathetic if this is just a [TS]

  I'm sad for them that they were [TS]

  introduced in this awful episode all [TS]

  right uh Tony what uh organ stealing [TS]

  episode of your achievements [TS]

  well i'm not sure if it's directly or [TS]

  concealing related you may have to [TS]

  stretch a little bit too but the [TS]

  original series episode the impact oh [TS]

  this is always so high oh you stole it [TS]

  from me donuts [TS]

  the draft but you stole it for me anyway [TS]

  when I rewatched the original series and [TS]

  it's like I stumble a little bit Spock's [TS]

  brain but it's like I can keep doing i [TS]

  can keep doing this there's some [TS]

  interesting stuff in there but the [TS]

  Empire is the wall that i hit and it's [TS]

  just like note work we're done for a [TS]

  little while and the empath I I has her [TS]

  vocal cords been stolen i think they're [TS]

  vestibular so but I Kirk Spock and McCoy [TS]

  are captured by aliens and put in an [TS]

  experiment that allows them to not have [TS]

  any scenery from together and they [TS]

  interact with an empath which allows [TS]

  them to hire a mime instead but you know [TS]

  an actor who would talk and that's [TS]

  like--that's the episode yeah it's a [TS]

  mime episode this is the one Steve lots [TS]

  and his daughter when they were watching [TS]

  the original series i think he said this [TS]

  on his random Trek episode Scotty sort [TS]

  of like they got to the empath and it [TS]

  broke them and they just think then [TS]

  watched another one or two but they [TS]

  really their spirits had been lost at [TS]

  the empath it is it is along with [TS]

  writing that which survives this is the [TS]

  one-two punch that says whenever he's [TS]

  like what if Star Trek come back for [TS]

  four seasons like um it's not looking [TS]

  good guys [TS]

  it's not looking good so I'm in a [TS]

  parallel universe there's a fourth [TS]

  season of star trek that was produced [TS]

  and at that point it never came back and [TS]

  star trek was never franchise because [TS]

  the four season was even worse than the [TS]

  third it was a whole season of empaths i [TS]

  just i don't think there's anything in [TS]

  that episode that's really redeeming [TS]

  just see so many like all the different [TS]

  parts that they then packaged together [TS]

  our kind of flawed or gimmicky or just [TS]

  not very original and then they mix them [TS]

  together into like a really gross you [TS]

  know stupid they've been able to eat [TS]

  dark set with academic scenery very [TS]

  little dialogue yet there's not the [TS]

  level of like where you have carcass [TS]

  talking to Abraham Lincoln into play so [TS]

  awful it's always something that happens [TS]

  that doesn't have that it's just bad [TS]

  yeah i mean i'm trying to I try to think [TS]

  of you know what that episode probably [TS]

  came in under budget right that's like [TS]

  they didn't even use lights I mean come [TS]

  on [TS]

  no it's it's you know maybe it was a [TS]

  real savings for paramount that or do [TS]

  not there [TS]

  but you know you don't have to pay a [TS]

  mind if they don't speak that it's not [TS]

  speaking but it's like an extra with the [TS]

  mime actually mines pay you because [TS]

  their nobody wants to see them [TS]

  sorry minds i apologize to mind not [TS]

  being strapped episodes months if they [TS]

  can't hear you it's okay yeah [TS]

  what no that's not how it works alright [TS]

  David doesn't mind what is your mind or [TS]

  organ transplant related choice for [TS]

  worst episode mine is about stealing [TS]

  organs from a mine but the enterprise [TS]

  episode i think yeah this is what I was [TS]

  gonna say you know there are shows that [TS]

  i have given up on watching sway i can [TS]

  only assume that they're bad episodes in [TS]

  that run although i will say that of [TS]

  enterprise even when I didn't like it [TS]

  was at least competent so okay i might [TS]

  have picked Spock's brain but i just [TS]

  love it so much because it is just so [TS]

  awful because you hate good things David [TS]

  yeah you want [TS]

  hey and and you know and the empath is [TS]

  certainly like number two or number [TS]

  three on my list and you know actually [TS]

  yeah i mean they could have gone with [TS]

  what does it code of honor from the [TS]

  first season of the next generations [TS]

  don't spoil it David but i'm not going [TS]

  with that good [TS]

  you can edit that part out I know you [TS]

  want to know by my worst episode might [TS]

  be turnabout intruder from the original [TS]

  series because it's kind of odd that [TS]

  there's this restriction about women [TS]

  being captains of Starship kind of a [TS]

  kind of just a little bit but even that [TS]

  you know ok ok I'll go along with that [TS]

  it was the 23 sixties what but but i [TS]

  will go along with that for the sake of [TS]

  the story it's it's mainly that when [TS]

  when Kirk is inhabited by a woman he [TS]

  turns into I don't know a walking hissy [TS]

  fit [TS]

  it's like what [TS]

  the hell it is just and I like Shatner [TS]

  but I'm sorry no no it's just every [TS]

  moment of that just it just hurts to [TS]

  watch there's a there's a special kind [TS]

  of entertaining sexism that you get when [TS]

  you watch stuff of that era but that [TS]

  episode just transcends it in such an [TS]

  awesome way that you're just your your [TS]

  how you can even comprehend it you can't [TS]

  believe it was made even then right well [TS]

  be the last line two is like she could [TS]

  have had a life as fulfilling as any [TS]

  woman's nothing but that's the last [TS]

  night in Star Trek however that was it [TS]

  oh my god and and you know a few weeks [TS]

  later man landed on the moon huh man [TS]

  emphasis man landed on the moon David [TS]

  that's such a bet that because that [TS]

  episode isn't so bad it's funny that's [TS]

  like painful on multiple level bad even [TS]

  let that be your last battlefield is god [TS]

  its moments but I mean the running is [TS]

  awesome [TS]

  Frank Gorshin running but yea alright uh [TS]

  David hinted at it but he didn't pick up [TS]

  some ticket code of honor on a [TS]

  next-generation this is the episode [TS]

  where they said let's let's that will [TS]

  have an episode that's based sort of a [TS]

  society that's based on a sort of feudal [TS]

  china will put everybody in like a [TS]

  little silk outfits but we'll have them [TS]

  all be black and they'll be really [TS]

  behind the times and and sort of savages [TS]

  like what could go wrong with that [TS]

  yeah and again this like act like a [TS]

  turnabout intruder this is an episode [TS]

  that is painful bad it's bad it's bad [TS]

  dramatically it's especially bad [TS]

  socially where they're trying to be all [TS]

  like elevated and liberal and we love [TS]

  everybody and yet in doing so they they [TS]

  are repeating some of the worst clich├ęs [TS]

  and stereotypes and it's just it is and [TS]

  i like it less even than justice which [TS]

  would have been my choice which is where [TS]

  Wesley is sentenced to death for [TS]

  for walking on the grass well he was he [TS]

  was asking that is truly about that [TS]

  that's bad but it's got the one good [TS]

  thing about it is just got that sort of [TS]

  mysterious protecting alien that is [TS]

  beyond their with the ability to [TS]

  comprehend and I thought that was kind [TS]

  of cool where's code of honor it's just [TS]

  hey here's a planet that's got this [TS]

  weird society there's a runaround plot [TS]

  its it's so bad it's unbelievably [TS]

  offensive i have i have a story about [TS]

  this episode actually so you know i was [TS]

  i was like a child when this first came [TS]

  out so I'd never seen like TNG the first [TS]

  time season and my husband bet me a [TS]

  hundred dollars i could not watch the [TS]

  entire first season of technology and [TS]

  not watching anything else in between [TS]

  think that was all i could watch because [TS]

  he submitted his code of honor justice [TS]

  oh my god and I got through I got [TS]

  through encounter at Farpoint and like [TS]

  all this really bad yeah everybody's [TS]

  doing nothing this way this episode was [TS]

  like the roger moore movie era start [TS]

  right there was just so bad and you're [TS]

  just trying to get through it because [TS]

  you know like there's better stuff on [TS]

  the other side of it but I'm just I'm [TS]

  watchlist in between my fingers over my [TS]

  face it was so bad and they actually the [TS]

  descriptors bad the acting is bad the [TS]

  line i remember here is a one of the [TS]

  people on this planet says yes yes [TS]

  please prepare it and it is the most [TS]

  painful pack need badly acted pretty [TS]

  please prepare it terrible it is it is [TS]

  it is offensive and awful and the first [TS]

  season that's rough you but really think [TS]

  about the third season of the original [TS]

  series the first season of the next [TS]

  generation that is there's not a lot of [TS]

  good there isn't there some nice [TS]

  continuity and quality [TS]

  yeah I could probably go with like [TS]

  almost the entire first season most of [TS]

  the second season of next-generation [TS]

  large parts of the third says it all [TS]

  right uh so what should we do should we [TS]

  do some more episodes should we move on [TS]

  to another category want to do another [TS]

  round episode so you want to move on i [TS]

  like talking about bad episodes this is [TS]

  good podcast right where we will go one [TS]

  more round a good and bad episodes then [TS]

  Breanna you got a good one for us a good [TS]

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  Wow see I could sit here and [TS]

  passionately talk about like all my all [TS]

  the best episodes of Voyager but I think [TS]

  like we were talking about to get really [TS]

  heavy issues so I'm just going to talk [TS]

  about one I found like awesome and that [TS]

  was best of both worlds it was in the [TS]

  theater I here recently in boston and [TS]

  you like most of TNG I just never seen [TS]

  it was too young when it came out and it [TS]

  was so unbelievably good i mean was it [TS]

  could have been a movie it was so good [TS]

  and seeing in the theater with a bunch [TS]

  of Anya Star Trek fans there was just [TS]

  awesome energy they're like you have a [TS]

  really compelling female lead in that [TS]

  episode was her name do you guys [TS]

  remember arm [TS]

  Shelby Shelby Shelby was done here right [TS]

  she is awesome [TS]

  you've got your Picard being turned into [TS]

  your Borg and like the dick chain of [TS]

  command being upset on the enterprise [TS]

  and it's just a fantastic episode like [TS]

  yeah I can't say anything negative about [TS]

  it maybe the second half of it was nice [TS]

  awesome awesome is the first but just [TS]

  really like the very best of Star Trek I [TS]

  felt yeah but I think that's yeah it's a [TS]

  classic I've been curious to see the one [TS]

  where they what they showed in the [TS]

  theaters is where they edited together [TS]

  and have it be kind of like a continual [TS]

  like movie movie thing where they take [TS]

  the two episodes and stitch them [TS]

  together at what the the anecdote I know [TS]

  about that is that the the guy who wrote [TS]

  Michael piller wrote that episode he was [TS]

  not intending to come back the next year [TS]

  and so he literally had not figured out [TS]

  what would happen after that classic I [TS]

  think that cliffhanger is really what [TS]

  brought next generation into the public [TS]

  consciousness everybody was talking [TS]

  about the clip i think i think it [TS]

  brought back the cliffhanger honestly [TS]

  for a because that's it where everybody [TS]

  was talking about somewhere about mr. [TS]

  war fire [TS]

  it's like oh god they're gonna blow up [TS]

  Captain Picard what's gonna happen and [TS]

  uh and apparently he ended up the writer [TS]

  ended up coming back to the show and and [TS]

  having no idea to resolve it and then [TS]

  configure because he's just not plan to [TS]

  eat he thought it was gonna be somebody [TS]

  else's problem he was just going to move [TS]

  on and it does have that feeling like [TS]

  you're like I don't even know what where [TS]

  this is gonna go I don't feel like he [TS]

  seeded any [TS]

  no but many plot twist that I can figure [TS]

  out over the summer it's just like nope [TS]

  no idea and it's a great great cliff [TS]

  hanger and and I mean the first have [TS]

  always preferred the first half to the [TS]

  second half and and because exactly that [TS]

  it shows and but that is a great [TS]

  cliffhanger [TS]

  it's the best I i really like the the [TS]

  character of Shelby because i think you [TS]

  know TNG generally speaking kind of [TS]

  fails and succeeds at portraying women i [TS]

  think um and I just I really found the [TS]

  idea of a character that was really [TS]

  really driven in which really aiming [TS]

  towards being the starship captain but [TS]

  was maybe a little bit [TS]

  no not so super diplomatic about the way [TS]

  she went about it i just i found that a [TS]

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  Beverly Crusher and I don't know I just [TS]

  I thought it was fantastic overall I [TS]

  always meant thought that they mented to [TS]

  make that cause she ends up spending a [TS]

  lot of time with Ryker and that it's [TS]

  really like the Riker this is what you [TS]

  were like you've gotten a lot better but [TS]

  this is you a couple years ago when [TS]

  you're like a little too out of control [TS]

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  the Picard figure to her which was it's [TS]

  a real shame that they didn't bring that [TS]

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  great character she was in some of the [TS]

  novel's she's in Peter David's new [TS]

  frontier novels sure but they but it's [TS]

  too bad they didn't bring they didn't [TS]

  bring her back on the show because that [TS]

  was a was a great character best of both [TS]

  worlds a classic perfect pic beautiful [TS]

  Scott what do you got ah well it's it's [TS]

  a toss-up between the two episodes for [TS]

  me i'm going to pick the one that I is [TS]

  actually good good good good strategies [TS]

  got see I've always thinking the other [TS]

  one introduces the character that i like [TS]

  but trials and tribulations deep space 9 [TS]

  episode in which the crew of deep space [TS]

  nine go back in time to the trouble with [TS]

  tribbles episode of the original series [TS]

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  it also gives us a glimpse into the [TS]

  bureaucracy of Starfleet where we find [TS]

  out about the temporal investigations [TS]

  unit who they start off the episode in [TS]

  Cisco's office grilling him about why in [TS]

  fact he went back in time and you know [TS]

  those guys those names are dumber and [TS]

  Locksley which are just anagrams from [TS]

  alderans [TS]

  darling that's right and they have a [TS]

  good line about how they hate Captain [TS]

  Kirk because he's always messing with [TS]

  this is the worst he is the first and so [TS]

  there's lots of great things this is the [TS]

  episode in which you know that they [TS]

  travel back in time and so the fish nine [TS]

  crew looking at the Klingons in the [TS]

  trouble troubles who do not have ridges [TS]

  on their heads and they turned to a [TS]

  wharf it was wearing a fur hat who's [TS]

  wearing fur hat he's taken Spock's [TS]

  disguise [TS]

  yes and they're like what's the deal and [TS]

  Worf response we do not speak of it [TS]

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  follow-up questions are going to be [TS]

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  perfect way to deal with the hands you [TS]

  don't want to deal with you LOL [TS]

  multi-episode arc and enterprise you [TS]

  don't like that way of dealing with it [TS]

  it's just a lot of fun to see how they [TS]

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  comments about the the skirt links and [TS]

  the fonts over Spock to she's like he's [TS]

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  everybody loved Kirk she's like I'm [TS]

  talking about Spock and it explains the [TS]

  the moment where you know captain kirk [TS]

  is under the migraine shoot and these [TS]

  troubles just keep falling out and [TS]

  that's because cisco index are throwing [TS]

  them looking for a bomb in one of the [TS]

  troubles will someone please close that [TS]

  door it's just a delightful episode in [TS]

  every respect that scene by the way gets [TS]

  huge laughs and in tracking the park for [TS]

  the same reason that throughout the [TS]

  entire out the entire scene there's [TS]

  somebody behind the stage just [TS]

  continually checking the travels over [TS]

  it's just it works it's a classic just [TS]

  keep repeating that joke star trek just [TS]

  keep doing it [TS]

  I always found that episode really [TS]

  notable because you know i do 3d for a [TS]

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  a really cool historical point of kind [TS]

  of taking old footage and new footage [TS]

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  each other in a way that told really [TS]

  cool story and I could say like watching [TS]

  that episode when the things that got me [TS]

  really interested about going into this [TS]

  field because it really does open up all [TS]

  kinds of narrative possibilities it just [TS]

  had not existed before that and it still [TS]

  looks good [TS]

  good yeah it's very believable did a [TS]

  good job i I'm I'm looking forward to if [TS]

  they do the deep space 9 HD conversion [TS]

  that should be interesting because [TS]

  they're gonna have to do they're going [TS]

  to recompose it all that stuff but it [TS]

  looks great great one [TS]

  good job Scott you picked a natural good [TS]

  1c instead of the episode that [TS]

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  no that's right yes I like her hollow [TS]

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  Tony well just like Scott I'm gonna pick [TS]

  another fun light episode and I'm gonna [TS]

  go with that deep space nines in the [TS]

  pale moonlight haha arm and you know I [TS]

  like a lot sir just and morons pic 2 by [TS]

  the way he couldn't be here he has [TS]

  excellent taste [TS]

  um you know I i think the dark episodes [TS]

  are some of my favorites [TS]

  not because i like it when Star Trek is [TS]

  darkness as early as i like seeing what [TS]

  they do with these characters when they [TS]

  really kind of like push them and force [TS]

  them in difficult situations i like the [TS]

  like fun episodes too i like it when you [TS]

  know Jordan and data are trying to catch [TS]

  a mouse or whatever it is they're trying [TS]

  to do in deep space mines in the pale [TS]

  moonlight of the last several seasons of [TS]

  deep space nine or this long huge dark [TS]

  about the war with the Dominion and the [TS]

  premise of in the pale moonlight is a [TS]

  sicko is trying to get the Romulans onto [TS]

  the side of the Federation so that they [TS]

  can hopefully win the war against the [TS]

  Dominion and he engages in some kind of [TS]

  unethical stuff and he more or less gets [TS]

  caught with it and the Romulans are [TS]

  going to go back with the evidence and [TS]

  presumably not join the federation and [TS]

  instead the Romulan ambassador is [TS]

  killed with an explosion that it turns [TS]

  out that Derek asset and the whole [TS]

  episode is done in the form of kind of [TS]

  cisco narrating his log that he's gonna [TS]

  send to Starfleet that he then at the [TS]

  end of the episodes delete and never [TS]

  sensed to Starfleet because he decides [TS]

  it's more important that they get the [TS]

  Romulan Empire on the side of the [TS]

  Federation so they can win this war than [TS]

  that he do what he probably really [TS]

  should do as a Starfleet officer or is a [TS]

  good person because you know he's been [TS]

  just kind of at this point kind of got [TS]

  broken down by the the war and feeling [TS]

  that like you know the ends justify the [TS]

  means at that point so it is probably [TS]

  one of the darkest Star Trek episodes [TS]

  but if I think it's great it's yeah it [TS]

  also it has a lot of character who is [TS]

  one of my favorite characters too so [TS]

  yeah that's a good one [TS]

  well done David what do you have if if I [TS]

  were going to pick a Voyager episode [TS]

  guess this won't surprise anyone it [TS]

  would be bribed of kaotica oh yeah it [TS]

  has that whole forties pulp thing going [TS]

  on which then turns serious when [TS]

  transdimensional aliens get mixed in [TS]

  with Tom Paris's weird fantasy holodeck [TS]

  program but I can't pick a holodeck [TS]

  program our holiday episode so I'm gonna [TS]

  go with the two part in a mirror darkly [TS]

  oh yes [TS]

  yeah enterprise which is maybe the best [TS]

  enterprise I've seen out partly because [TS]

  it just starts off i mean it it can't it [TS]

  can't cross with our universe because we [TS]

  don't know it yet so which is plunges [TS]

  you right into this be from the opening [TS]

  credits i mean it even has the evil [TS]

  version of the opening credits which is [TS]

  so much better than the actual song they [TS]

  used it's actually calculates the good [TS]

  version of the opening credits the evil [TS]

  one opens every other episode of it and [TS]

  you know I kind of if if we had gotten [TS]

  to see scott bakula running around [TS]

  having a little fun and wearing the gold [TS]

  outfit again that should still be on the [TS]

  air [TS]

  why you cast him and and like make him a [TS]

  dour serious captain I mean I did [TS]

  what were they thinking but this at [TS]

  least he gets you know he's still he's [TS]

  evil he still serious but he's having [TS]

  fun and it just it it combines the [TS]

  Tholian web and the mirror universe and [TS]

  all of these things and that was the [TS]

  first time when i said i want to see [TS]

  season 5i want to see season says I want [TS]

  to see what Manny Coto is gonna do with [TS]

  this because he he got it right because [TS]

  that last season they embrace the [TS]

  original series and made all the links [TS]

  and made all the references to the [TS]

  original series which they could cause [TS]

  enterprises relatively close in time and [TS]

  and making a mirror universe episode [TS]

  that's actually a sequel to the Tholian [TS]

  web is just it's crazy and and did the [TS]

  utter genius of taking that moment from [TS]

  first contact with an end and actually [TS]

  getting james cromwell 22 just sort of [TS]

  do this sort of uncredited little moment [TS]

  where he pulls a gun out and shoot [TS]

  that's like oh my god and that's how you [TS]

  start the show me it was just beautiful [TS]

  yeah I i cannot say enough good things [TS]

  about that upset that the song the song [TS]

  is so good that do you know how are you [TS]

  guys runners like Gina on your if he's [TS]

  nike+ you can hold the center button on [TS]

  your ipod and it will like will do a [TS]

  power song like to record our song [TS]

  feature like that was my power song for [TS]

  another one that came out because it's [TS]

  like I don't want to start running stop [TS]

  running and like it just it propels you [TS]

  forward it's so like the aesthetics of [TS]

  that like the ISS universe in the the [TS]

  kind of cold evil version the Federation [TS]

  is just awesome i love that episode and [TS]

  and they're not all working together [TS]

  which is beauty yeah there's a good [TS]

  there's a Gorn in that too right yeah [TS]

  when you get see how she be like an [TS]

  interesting character for you know to [TS]

  actually be a character yeah right thats [TS]

  Emperor ocean to you [TS]

  yeah that's a great one well so i could [TS]

  pick that Voyager episode i really liked [TS]

  here which is deadlock which has the [TS]

  vidiians in it which is this by saying I [TS]

  could pick this is trickery that's going [TS]

  to happen here [TS]

  I I could I could pick that deadlock [TS]

  because i love that that's the episode [TS]

  with a Voyager gets split in two and you [TS]

  really know it so you see the Voyager [TS]

  get the crap beaten out of it and [TS]

  everything blow up and and and Harry Kim [TS]

  gets like sucked sucks through a hole in [TS]

  the ship and dies and you're like blown [TS]

  through yeah that's true thank you and [TS]

  no yeah Harry Kim is dead again maybe [TS]

  this time for sure [TS]

  what's great what's great is it to do it [TS]

  it plays with your expectations of the [TS]

  reset button of an episode so when it's [TS]

  revealed that there's another Voyager [TS]

  what that's perfectly fine and has not [TS]

  had the crap kicked out of it and Harry [TS]

  Kim is alive there and all of that you [TS]

  think you think Oh see this is this is a [TS]

  cheat and the beauty of it is what ends [TS]

  up happening is that that Chinese [TS]

  Voyager actually gets attacked by the [TS]

  vidiians and they all get like their [TS]

  organs taken out and they send I think [TS]

  it's the the incidence baby because the [TS]

  baby died and the other Voyager and and [TS]

  Harry Kim through back to the broken [TS]

  Voyager and they blow up the healthy [TS]

  Voyager and the broken voyager is the [TS]

  one that we keep and it's a great twist [TS]

  is one of that one of my favorite twist [TS]

  but i'm not going to take it i'm going [TS]

  to pick trouble with tribbles which [TS]

  already talked about let's talk about [TS]

  bad episodes one more time [TS]

  Brianna you got something for us alright [TS]

  very bad upset so okay I've got a [TS]

  critique avoid represent this time [TS]

  threshold is a whole first of all like [TS]

  it really says something that the worst [TS]

  episode boardroom picking here doesn't [TS]

  involve Chakotay because he sure your [TS]

  guide to bad Voyager like if Chakotay is [TS]

  the main character it's definitely top [TS]

  10 worst episodes of Voyager ever but um [TS]

  no I'm going to say I it's got to be [TS]

  threshold so if it had have you guys [TS]

  ever read the book the physics of Star [TS]

  Trek that kind of explains some of the [TS]

  stuff about the universe if you guys [TS]

  ever read that [TS]

  yeah yeah okay so like the war factor 10 [TS]

  your theoretically existing at every [TS]

  point of the entire universe [TS]

  simultaneously and said in this episode [TS]

  they go past warp factor 10 which is [TS]

  defined as the continuity error but it's [TS]

  completely stupid what happens on so [TS]

  they end up like Tom Paris ends up [TS]

  evolving and a ball [TS]

  something involving so he and Captain [TS]

  Janeway like evolved into lizards and [TS]

  have sex [TS]

  nothin have offspring and then somehow [TS]

  the doctor brings them back but it's [TS]

  just it's an abomination in every sense [TS]

  of the word it's like it's not [TS]

  respectful to the cannon is just painful [TS]

  to watch [TS]

  it's it hurts like physically hurts so [TS]

  all my god it's it's it's bad i would [TS]

  say tying for it would be the fight [TS]

  which is this Archie Koty episode where [TS]

  he hits he's a boxer the whole episode [TS]

  and they like ran out of money or [TS]

  something so the entire episode 7 of [TS]

  boxing rake it's like you know trying to [TS]

  fight this this alien because of mind [TS]

  control or whatever that's what that [TS]

  actually is from the creative team that [TS]

  brought you Darmok by the way the fight [TS]

  so much [TS]

  that's it that's a German oski Wow [TS]

  Chakotay in dreams are a bad combination [TS]

  of lucid dreaming you mean you would [TS]

  think he would talk to the writers at [TS]

  some point like put them aside like come [TS]

  on guys I think he was actually pretty [TS]

  candid with about how and I think he [TS]

  can't even get into some trouble with [TS]

  you know how openly disdainful he was at [TS]

  the dialogue he had to read for his [TS]

  character you know but it's a job right [TS]

  i mean he has its job seven years of [TS]

  episode pays pretty good all right Scott [TS]

  Scott bring us down [TS]

  what do you have well i'll do what i [TS]

  could do so [TS]

  season one of the next generation has [TS]

  many awful episodes in it so many one [TS]

  awful episode that is also perhaps of [TS]

  the police are here again because it's [TS]

  so bad [TS]

  perhaps the one of the artists episodes [TS]

  of the next generation and one that has [TS]

  the most far-reaching consequences but [TS]

  they never pick it up is conspirators II [TS]

  know I was just going to say that which [TS]

  is an awful episode in which little [TS]

  aliens it infect the high levels of [TS]

  Starfleet and are moving people around [TS]

  and doing all kinds of [TS]

  bad things and the you-know-what [TS]

  jean-luc figures it out and they're the [TS]

  end is perhaps one of the most [TS]

  horrifying scenes I've ever seen Star [TS]

  Trek where they blow up the Queen [TS]

  symbian and it is extremely graphic that [TS]

  makes you think i'm watching Star Trek [TS]

  episode well and it's stop-motion [TS]

  animation which they never really did [TS]

  again so it looks sort of like the end [TS]

  of Raiders of the Lost Ark on a really [TS]

  bad budget and you see the whole life [TS]

  ribcage its very nature as a kid I was [TS]

  like I that's also the same episode [TS]

  where they eat the conspiracy people eat [TS]

  meal meal worms right yes and Riker has [TS]

  to like put and it was like those are [TS]

  probably the two most disturbing things [TS]

  in next-gen for me as a kid and they [TS]

  were in the same episode and then it [TS]

  never goes anywhere and i gotta say I I [TS]

  felt really bad because the the actor [TS]

  who plays remick in that who then turns [TS]

  out to be the symbian and all that is [TS]

  also a playwright who just won the Tony [TS]

  and all for all the way the story bad [TS]

  LBJ and he's a really good player right [TS]

  and when I met him I said I'm a Star [TS]

  Trek fan and he looked at me and said I [TS]

  am so sorry I left his kids if you if [TS]

  you eat mealworms you can go somewhere [TS]

  like out yeah don't tell me you took the [TS]

  right let me well done [TS]

  wow yeah that was that was what and [TS]

  what's funny about that episodes they [TS]

  were really setting it up is this was [TS]

  going to be a story arc thing that we [TS]

  were going to take through and instead [TS]

  they're like he had no we're never going [TS]

  to speak I i thought i thought it could [TS]

  have been a cool art I really do [TS]

  bye yeah it's yeah i mean they should [TS]

  have done something with it yeah I kept [TS]

  waiting for them to come back i remember [TS]

  those scenes and that just that freaked [TS]

  me out so hard I remember that my god [TS]

  what's going on [TS]

  alright Tony what you have I have I [TS]

  believe the title of it is a move along [TS]

  home which is oh yeah [TS]

  move along home move along [TS]

  oh and I mainly i mainly drawing from [TS]

  the original series next-gen ds9 because [TS]

  otherwise every watch the most of but [TS]

  and you know there's some bad episode [TS]

  was a lot of them a lot of like some of [TS]

  the ones you have mentioned like I just [TS]

  don't even remember [TS]

  number are so they're probably worse [TS]

  than the ones i'm remembering as bad but [TS]

  move along home is a basically just a [TS]

  complete throwaway episode in the first [TS]

  season of deep space nine where a bunch [TS]

  of aliens show up and like that's that's [TS]

  like half of the you know half the plot [TS]

  of the most ds9 episode just in the [TS]

  first couple seasons like people show up [TS]

  coming through the wormhole because [TS]

  they're doing trade even though they're [TS]

  coming with objects that we don't [TS]

  understand that didn't fit somehow [TS]

  understand that didn't fit somehow [TS]

  willing to pay money for which they [TS]

  don't totally understand either so like [TS]

  a bunch of aliens show up we're never [TS]

  gonna see them again in the entire [TS]

  series ever and they and they show up [TS]

  and they're hanging out the bar and like [TS]

  they're basically bored with the dumb [TS]

  games that Clark has and so they want to [TS]

  play this crazy game where your [TS]

  teleported into this weird place and [TS]

  have to solve little puzzles and it [TS]

  seems like you know you're in lethal [TS]

  danger if you don't solve the puzzles [TS]

  but in reality you're not and they solve [TS]

  the puzzles 13 work and everyone's okay [TS]

  and like there's just there's nothing [TS]

  there right i mean i don't think nothing [TS]

  advances in terms of the overall plot i [TS]

  don't think we really learn much about [TS]

  the character the other thing the main [TS]

  characters on deep space 9 [TS]

  I don't know if there's a lesson is the [TS]

  lesson you can you can't trust scary [TS]

  aliens because they're not actually [TS]

  going to put you in mortal danger even [TS]

  if it looks like it is i don't know what [TS]

  the lesson is I liked this episode only [TS]

  because i have h a weird fascination [TS]

  with the games on Star Trek because [TS]

  they're always so odd and this is the [TS]

  quintessential log game on Star Trek i [TS]

  prefer the one that they played the [TS]

  google glass when they play which you [TS]

  know [TS]

  yeah that the game yeah the game that's [TS]

  so i would consider the game the [TS]

  quintessential game but where where it's [TS]

  you know with with amazing future [TS]

  graphics where it's like you know about [TS]

  starts the next generation version of [TS]

  threes [TS]

  no it's the next it's at its ball and [TS]

  cup but you put but I your I love that [TS]

  episode but the graphics are really [TS]

  terrible well it's the best they could [TS]

  do ya know um so yeah there are probably [TS]

  other ones but that one stand that one [TS]

  and you know i love deep space nine so [TS]

  much and that episode just you know [TS]

  there's other ones in there filler but [TS]

  that's just there's no point to that [TS]

  episode [TS]

  David well I mean again there's so many [TS]

  to choose from we say this with love as [TS]

  Scott always says on random track we [TS]

  come from position of love and then we [TS]

  have to mention the terrible things and [TS]

  i'm i'm just i'm going to plunge in its [TS]

  it's the outrageous o kaanha frogs that [TS]

  season 2 of next generation which the [TS]

  whole time if you're watching O'Connor [TS]

  and thinking man this guy's like Harry [TS]

  Mudd well it was supposed to be Harry [TS]

  Mudd [TS]

  but as if that wasn't bad enough it also [TS]

  has data learning how to be a stand-up [TS]

  comedian from joe piscopo Joe Piscopo [TS]

  child has kept its Billy Campbell Billy [TS]

  Campbell is a comma and he's fine it's [TS]

  just it's you know it's it's it's the [TS]

  joe piscopo part that really kills me [TS]

  I mean because the whole time you're [TS]

  watching the almost like halfway decent [TS]

  story and then they go back to the the [TS]

  stand-up comedy [TS]

  well it's not it's not really a halfway [TS]

  decent story because it's like a sitcom [TS]

  plot it's like hey he got this girl [TS]

  pregnant and the hospital parents on a [TS]

  one-part planet are angry but then it [TS]

  and then there's other parents on this [TS]

  other planets that are angry and it [TS]

  turns out oh it turns out that it's a [TS]

  boy from one planet that girl from [TS]

  another planet and they're the ones he's [TS]

  the one who got her pregnant not the [TS]

  captain who shuttling back and forth [TS]

  oh what a misunderstanding i'm just [TS]

  going on the low bar of the stand-up [TS]

  comedy part well it's true and guidance [TS]

  teacher data the importance of something [TS]

  or other and 1500 don't have she teaches [TS]

  him don't worry about the jokes it's the [TS]

  monologue and embodying the characters [TS]

  for your 1000 yeah i love i love his the [TS]

  the Wardrobe of the scamp because he's [TS]

  got like a happy pirate shirt yeah and [TS]

  like a leather jacket and he's got like [TS]

  you know he's got all the things [TS]

  yeah it's just like it's like oh it's [TS]

  like we gotta like we got a wedge every [TS]

  last element of righteousness into your [TS]

  opinion is a puffy vest with the balloon [TS]

  balloon sleeves on top at some stubble [TS]

  yep stubble at you know kind of floppy [TS]

  hair yeah he's you know [TS]

  yeah it's it's I would not least that [TS]

  guy shuttlecraft is all inside and [TS]

  require two references at least and a [TS]

  deposit and editors Pulaski being grumpy [TS]

  so moving her best McCoy data [TS]

  yeah data what is my name the other is [TS]

  not [TS]

  okay my turn i'm going to pick and it is [TS]

  an episode that's bad because it of the [TS]

  complete disrespected has for its own [TS]

  show and also it's a what a way to go [TS]

  out [TS]

  it is the final episode of the final [TS]

  Star Trek TV series to this date called [TS]

  these are the voyages of the last [TS]

  episode of enterprise this this is an [TS]

  episode they bring back Rick Berman and [TS]

  Brandon braga who are the who are the [TS]

  showrunners all the way back to the next [TS]

  generation they were working on the show [TS]

  they show a complete dislike of anything [TS]

  about enterprise now I don't love [TS]

  enterprise but what an extended middle [TS]

  finger to the audience of this TV show [TS]

  this final episode is a next generation [TS]

  episode it stars Riker and Troy and they [TS]

  um they play hologram with the crew of [TS]

  the enterprise and have a good time [TS]

  messing around with a crew of the [TS]

  enterprise and in the end they like and [TS]

  the program and that's the end and it is [TS]

  just a gigantic rip off because although [TS]

  you get hints about what's happening to [TS]

  all these characters at the end the [TS]

  whole point of the episode is basically [TS]

  like hey let's check in on Riker we [TS]

  haven't seen him in a while and it's [TS]

  just it's it's tear [TS]

  not only is it not a good episode but it [TS]

  has complete contempt for the viewers of [TS]

  the show and for the characters on the [TS]

  show for the actors who play those [TS]

  characters and also it is the last [TS]

  produce the 728 episode of all star trek [TS]

  produced on television and that's what [TS]

  we're left with is this last gasp of [TS]

  people basically saying I suppose [TS]

  hey remember when we made a good start [TS]

  Trek show back at the next generation [TS]

  wow I also i think that yeah we always [TS]

  talk about you know I the Treasury are [TS]

  having a very bad pointless death and I [TS]

  think we have trip Tucker dying in this [TS]

  was just like hey what's that let me [TS]

  just leave in front of these aliens in [TS]

  the middle of nowhere for no reason and [TS]

  i don't think any character on [TS]

  enterprise is particularly good besides [TS]

  you know [TS]

  yeah i think the Vulcan is reasonably [TS]

  good on there but you know to Paul but [TS]

  hey he was he deserved a better death [TS]

  than even the bad characters in Star [TS]

  Trek deserve some moment for them so [TS]

  yeah very disappointed I I just you know [TS]

  that put it over the edge of i mean i [TS]

  could pick up a crappy third season at [TS]

  all original series episode that be easy [TS]

  the way to even is good with the hippies [TS]

  and all that but come on this is just [TS]

  this is the capital this is the this [TS]

  production team that the squire this [TS]

  show through a lot of good years and [TS]

  then and then some bad years and then at [TS]

  the end this is just the capper wear it [TS]

  I feel like they they hated their own [TS]

  show [TS]

  yeah i mean there there's a good idea [TS]

  there i mean i could see how you could [TS]

  do that as an episode wouldn't be need [TS]

  to do this and oh but as the final [TS]

  episode and and even at that i mean it's [TS]

  an interesting idea that they just [TS]

  there's nothing in it that's actually [TS]

  good so we've done our we could we got [TS]

  you sent us a lot more questions we got [TS]

  a lot more things to draft we could we [TS]

  get weekend that we could end this here [TS]

  we're not going to get much further but [TS]

  we can do a round of the of best and [TS]

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  explode in your head in a good way [TS]

  because you will learn so much from [TS] think of just about any piece [TS]

  of software you might rely on everything [TS]

  in the adobe creative cloud Final Cut [TS]

  Pro and Logic Pro which I use to edit [TS]

  this show and I've learned a lot from [TS]

  Linda courses and I'm much better at it [TS]

  now there's a whole bunch of other stuff [TS]

  steamos stuff that's out there the [TS]

  linux-based operating system for steam [TS]

  they have new steamos stuff there's an [TS]

  ipad for business course there's a whole [TS]

  bunch of stuff about Google Docs and [TS]

  sheets keynote six you know the list [TS]

  goes on whether it's a learning how to [TS]

  do photography [TS]

  I mean anything you can think of you can [TS]

  find a little dot com course it's pretty [TS]

  amazing [TS]

  you can watch on your computer of course [TS]

  but you can also watch on your tablet or [TS]

  smartphone that's all fine [TS]

  the courses are broken up into little [TS]

  pieces so if you've got 15 minutes you [TS]

  can watch a chunk of it and then come [TS]

  back later if you got 15 hours like I [TS]

  said your brain is going to fill with [TS]

  the knowledge of this stuff from [TS] if you join the premium plan [TS]

  you can download all the project files [TS]

  and all that the courses are built so [TS]

  you can learn from start to finish but [TS]

  they're also built so you can access [TS]

  them randomly I did that when I wanted [TS]

  to learn a very specific thing in a i [TS]

  believe it was a logic course and I [TS]

  jumped right to that section and got [TS]

  exactly what i needed to know in about [TS]

  10 minutes and then I jump back out and [TS]

  I didn't have to watch the whole hour [TS]

  because I just wanted to be answer to a [TS]

  certain thing and it was there because i [TS]

  had access to the entire [TS]

  library so here's the deal go to [TS] ly slash incomparable [TS]

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  for sponsoring the incomparable alright [TS]

  we're going to move on then [TS]

  that was good we got some we got the [TS]

  good we got out the bad we're gonna move [TS]

  on when do one more set of best and [TS]

  worse and it's going to be characters [TS]

  I'd left this open i was sort of [TS]

  thinking it would be characters who were [TS]

  in the credits but quite honestly if you [TS]

  want to pick a recurring character i [TS]

  think that would be okay and it really [TS]

  if you want to pick anything that's why [TS]

  I'm or am I gonna do i'm not going to [TS]

  suspend you put on the disabled list or [TS]

  something like that you can do whatever [TS]

  but I was thinking would be people you [TS]

  know presumably you're not going to say [TS]

  Frank Gorshin in that episode of the [TS]

  original series is that these the nasty [TS]

  scheming yeah so Briana you want to you [TS]

  want to elect Sherlock Holmes has played [TS]

  by data [TS]

  yeah i love i love that I love watching [TS]

  displayed by Jordy Watson with a bicycle [TS]

  haha [TS]

  hello Piscopo is no no humor box 2003 on [TS]

  you gotta best character absolutely [TS]

  alright i love seven of nine [TS]

  I love her so much as a female engineer [TS]

  i love her I love her character i think [TS]

  every episode she's on Voyager is [TS]

  fantastic [TS]

  I i would break her I I realize it like [TS]

  Kirk like Kirk / Spock is like a holy [TS]

  trinity you know for for Star Trek fans [TS]

  but I think I think she's just a [TS]

  fantastic character and I think it's so [TS]

  unfortunate that when she came on the [TS]

  show or even discussions of her [TS]

  character all this all these years later [TS]

  it tends to be about you know her body [TS]

  or her booms and I think she's she's [TS]

  just a fantastic actress and I think [TS]

  she's just she has such a great dilemma [TS]

  she's exploring her humanity I think her [TS]

  episodes where she explores her humanity [TS]

  are much better than datas or spots for [TS]

  that you know for that instance so i [TS]

  just i think that she is a character [TS]

  there's never really been given respect [TS]

  by the star trek audience and I think [TS]

  she's a role model to like women in tech [TS]

  to a certain extent so i just love her [TS]

  character do you think the 719 here's [TS]

  here's why I'm torn on seven of nine is [TS]

  that I i agree i agree with everything [TS]

  you said about seven of nine and yet at [TS]

  the same time it's hard for me not to [TS]

  think that the producers made the change [TS]

  and got rid of caste and added seven of [TS]

  nine and the way that they costumed her [TS]

  was because they wanted to sex up [TS]

  Voyager which doesn't take anything away [TS]

  from the character but it certainly put [TS]

  me in the mind of like oh boy here's [TS]

  appears you know here they are pandering [TS]

  the the fact is her character is [TS]

  actually kind of fascinating because [TS]

  it's like that I bored episode of next [TS]

  generation right was what does it mean [TS]

  to be a board and what does it mean to [TS]

  unplug the Borg and with seven of nine [TS]

  you literally you you get that entire [TS]

  thing handled in detail because you [TS]

  watch her change over time I just the [TS]

  way it was she was introduced it was [TS]

  like really this is what you're doing [TS]

  and [TS]

  and the way that they you know that they [TS]

  outfitted her and all that was it felt [TS]

  kind of kind of creepy and pantry to me [TS]

  when they did it I guess when you're a [TS]

  woman in the like Kiki realms you're so [TS]

  used to insulting things pick up in this [TS]

  in this in this it's I guess I'm just [TS]

  numb to that at this point like yes [TS]

  Scott and I were doing a random track [TS]

  episode and there was some costume of [TS]

  her with like big giant stripes under [TS]

  her boobs and you know it's like okay [TS]

  that's a weird costume choice but i [TS]

  don't think it takes away from the truth [TS]

  of her character and her arc in her [TS]

  acting as an actress so I don't know I [TS]

  think she's just great yeah well it's [TS]

  kind of like the the idea of of Martin [TS]

  Luther King convincing michelle nichols [TS]

  to stay on the show because at least [TS]

  you're there it's like all right here's [TS]

  yes she's got amazing proportions but [TS]

  she's also all of these things to she [TS]

  has green she has no depth and yeah [TS]

  that's like so yeah I can i get that I [TS]

  Scott best character [TS]

  well I i'm going to pick Reginald [TS]

  Barclay only because i like you so much [TS]

  10 red sparkly he's kind of the Woody [TS]

  Allen of Star Trek without the humor and [TS]

  the uncomfortable baggage [TS]

  he's just he is I've talked about reg [TS]

  Barclay before many episodes he is not [TS]

  and he's very smart but he is not like a [TS]

  the normal Starfleet officer that you [TS]

  see everybody's got everything together [TS]

  they're all very focused Reginald [TS]

  Barclay is a self-conscious he has many [TS]

  doubts about his own pounds he stammers [TS]

  he is not comfortable in his body he is [TS]

  just you know a sore thumb and he often [TS]

  said if I somehow found myself in a [TS]

  Starfleet uniform somehow i feel like i [TS]

  would be red sparkly because I just [TS]

  wouldn't know what's going on [TS]

  and of course in his first entrance a [TS]

  captain picard Coulson broccoli my [TS]

  accent and it's just a poor bridge but [TS]

  if he all he always whatever episodes he [TS]

  is in he usually saves the day so hooray [TS]

  for that but I've always thought of him [TS]

  as like this this particularly obvious [TS]

  stand-in for the star trek audience you [TS]

  know like like I think he's a character [TS]

  this people can relate to a little bit [TS]

  more and I mean he's a he's a great [TS]

  character he's on episodes voyager is [TS]

  super likable the TNG upset season it's [TS]

  great so yeah I think he's good [TS]

  yeah he's a that's a great is a great [TS]

  character i like i like multiple [TS]

  episodes with him in it too and yeah we [TS]

  refit surfaces on Voyager it's fun to [TS]

  see him again like a of all the [TS]

  characters to bring to bring back and [TS]

  it's like you know he was never a [TS]

  regular but they still floated and back [TS]

  out on Voyager i really like the one [TS]

  where you become super intelligent [TS]

  Barkley also is like he just moved from [TS]

  neurosis to neurosis so he's got his [TS]

  hollow addiction [TS]

  he's got his fear of transporters and I [TS]

  don't even know what happened to the [TS]

  hologram thing again and voyager i don't [TS]

  know what what he goes to next yeah you [TS]

  really feel like like try probably [TS]

  should have screened him out of like he [TS]

  he shouldn't like he should be as [TS]

  politics autographs or something [TS]

  Oh what I mean I guess in Voyager [TS]

  becomes obsessed with saving Voyager [TS]

  that's really his crazy figure waiter [TS]

  and he does yeah Tony who you got [TS]

  i'm going to choose Elim Garak from deep [TS]

  space nine who is the Cardassian spy / [TS]

  Taylor I'm just a simple tailor just a [TS]

  simple tailor i love like all the season [TS]

  i love his dialogue and I love his [TS]

  banter with bashir and his interchanges [TS]

  with cisco and he's just great and he is [TS]

  you know the whole premise is that he's [TS]

  this kind of exiled spy and you know is [TS]

  he is he just a tailor probably not he's [TS]

  not a tailor but that's you know that's [TS]

  his front business and you know he goes [TS]

  from being this kind of a background [TS]

  character in the early seasons two [TS]

  incredibly important in the major plot [TS]

  points in the in the later seasons and I [TS]

  just I think he's great and there's we [TS]

  learned a lot about him and his family [TS]

  and he's kind of our [TS]

  up one of our windows into how you know [TS]

  what is Cardassian lifelike and I think [TS]

  he's great [TS]

  or at least very interesting maybe not [TS]

  like a great person I don't know if I [TS]

  wanna hang out with him but in person i [TS]

  like seeing his stories so he might kill [TS]

  me he has a quality like every scene [TS]

  he's in you cannot take your eyes off [TS]

  him because he's that captivating an [TS]

  actor it's something about his eyes too [TS]

  huh [TS]

  he's great that's a great character [TS]

  under all that Cardassian makeup still [TS]

  manages a great performance just a [TS]

  simple tailor he's just you know he can [TS]

  be running secrets to the Cardassian [TS]

  government and then also he will start [TS]

  that collar for you [TS]

  amazing and I always thought that the [TS]

  you know the Obsidian order and the [TS]

  sauce ER and then we you know we find [TS]

  out about the Federation's equivalent I [TS]

  mean to me it was interesting that [TS]

  there's like you know we have this you [TS]

  know utopian thing where everyone was [TS]

  great everyone scientists and explorers [TS]

  but we also like everyone has like their [TS]

  own secret police and you know and [TS]

  that's NSA equivalents whatnot so I like [TS]

  that [TS]

  yeah all right good one David well you [TS]

  know I'm I'm i love all the the various [TS]

  characters but i'm going to pick a [TS]

  captain and I know Archer Austin yes no [TS]

  uh-huh you have two rigid arrogantly [TS]

  enterprises get ya some TLC rammer [TS]

  kelsey grammer oh yeah oh yeah no I I'm [TS]

  gonna go with Captain Picard partly [TS]

  because I mean growing up Jim Kirk was [TS]

  my hero [TS]

  you know I mean along with Jim Rockford [TS]

  and Thomas magnet all but but and and I [TS]

  love Ben Sisko and i love the other [TS]

  captains but they all their sort of [TS]

  partial characters right [TS]

  they all have their thing right Kirk is [TS]

  just a cowboy hero and cisco has lost [TS]

  his wife and his the emissary and they [TS]

  just have a thing where is Picard is [TS]

  kind of I mean obviously he came before [TS]

  the later captain's but he's a synthesis [TS]

  of all of these different elements [TS]

  because he is heroic like Kirk and he is [TS]

  like Cisco me is like our journey is [TS]

  like anyway but there's a tragedy to him [TS]

  there's a tragedy but a tragic quality [TS]

  to him especially when you get two [TS]

  generations and you find out that his [TS]

  brother and his nephew have perished and [TS]

  he is the end of the Picard line and the [TS]

  thought that he's he's going off right [TS]

  he's exploring the universe he's doing [TS]

  this this thing and he's probably never [TS]

  going to get married he's probably never [TS]

  gonna have kids that he knows about not [TS]

  counting Romulan clones god I hated that [TS]

  movie anyway but you know that there's [TS]

  there's just this this gravitas to him [TS]

  and and especially in like an episode [TS]

  like the inner light which I could have [TS]

  picked as it as a favorite episode just [TS]

  patrick stewart even without saying it [TS]

  even without it being the text of the [TS]

  episode it comes through and the fact [TS]

  that he's living this life with all [TS]

  these things that he's never going to [TS]

  have is just heartbreaking at the end [TS]

  and it's wonderful when he when he picks [TS]

  up the flute and he's remembering that [TS]

  life but it's still just a memory [TS]

  it's still just part of this experience [TS]

  that he's had and so there's he's of [TS]

  fully fleshed-out character where the [TS]

  other captains are good characters i [TS]

  like them but i would want to hang out [TS]

  with John Luke Picard I'm not gonna say [TS]

  a bad word about that I'm not comment I [TS]

  have nothing bad to say about to like in [TS]

  fact i won [TS]

  Deep Space nine first came out and like [TS]

  one of the like mein kind of this plot [TS]

  or character points for cisco is that [TS]

  like he didn't like Picard like that [TS]

  kind of like well it's like well I don't [TS]

  like this show them because Democrats [TS]

  right he is a saint that was like the [TS]

  big stumbling block in the beginning the [TS]

  two things that screwed up Ben Sisko the [TS]

  first thing was he hated gianluca card [TS]

  the second thing was they made him grow [TS]

  hair avery brooks needs to be bald with [TS]

  a goatee once he was boom Francisco's [TS]

  great i was watching a william shatner [TS]

  did this documentary called the [TS]

  captain's right and they that they broke [TS]

  it up [TS]

  and did some extra footage so each [TS]

  captain has a 30-minute a special [TS]

  devoted to them and a lot of it is [TS]

  William Shatner getting them to talk [TS]

  about William Shatner which is [TS]

  interesting you know but I want to be [TS]

  able to think of me i watch the Avery [TS]

  Brooks Brooks section and he talked [TS]

  about how he was so mad that they made [TS]

  him grow hair and shave off his goatee [TS]

  because he didn't he didn't think that [TS]

  was true to the character and then once [TS]

  he could have the way he wanted to look [TS]

  he the character click for him he's [TS]

  dynamic he's just dynamic that way a [TS]

  line must be drawn [TS]

  yeah yeah yeah no I really i thought [TS]

  that line right there [TS]

  I think some of the best acted moments [TS]

  and all of Star Trek are by you know [TS]

  Captain Picard and I think like Star [TS]

  Trek has so many fantastic actors and [TS]

  actresses but i really do think he has a [TS]

  a level of quality beyond any of them [TS]

  and I I i think is great for that reason [TS]

  and even even in the worst episodes of [TS]

  an exploration you still watch because [TS]

  he's just so good [TS]

  o tea hot indeed all right I'm gonna [TS]

  wrap up the positivity with haha with as [TS]

  you do now well you know I could order [TS]

  this but I'm not because David you're [TS]

  right in pointing out the enormous [TS]

  danger potential in any content with [TS]

  life and intelligence is fantastically [TS]

  advances but i must point out the [TS]

  possibilities the potential for [TS]

  knowledge is equally great risk risk is [TS]

  our business [TS]

  Captain Kirk it's got to be captain kerr [TS]

  it's gotta be generator Captain Kirk [TS]

  Captain Kirk [TS]

  I you know I and I can't captain kirk i [TS]

  have i have known about Captain Kirk [TS]

  since I before I have memory of my life [TS]

  captain kirk was always there [TS]

  I and on the playground despite my bowl [TS]

  haircut I always played Captain Kirk and [TS]

  not mr. Spock as an adult watching you [TS]

  know there are lots of issues with the [TS]

  original series but i gotta say i love [TS]

  the idea that this is this guy's a poker [TS]

  player and that he is always trying to [TS]

  work his way out of these jams with [TS]

  deception and trying to talk his way out [TS]

  and trickery and yes he will rip his [TS]

  shirt and hit you with two fists on your [TS]

  back in a fight if he needs to but he [TS]

  could also talk a computer into blowing [TS]

  itself up and has many times so i just [TS]

  love i just love it and the shadow thing [TS]

  I mean Shatner Shatner Shatner is [TS]

  Captain Kirk I I it is this crazy [TS]

  larger-than-life iconic kind of [TS]

  performance and and so I have to go for [TS]

  it and then you know the movies actually [TS]

  gave him some interesting depth that [TS]

  played up sort of played against the [TS]

  archetype that they had done in the [TS]

  original series and I thought that was [TS]

  really interesting most particularly in [TS]

  star trek to that they they they forced [TS]

  that character to deal with the common [TS]

  the consequences of being that kind of [TS]

  person and I thought that was good too [TS]

  so you know he's just part of my life [TS]

  the first time we actually learned [TS]

  something and grows and of course they [TS]

  they walk it back in the third one but [TS]

  still you know he just that story he [TS]

  goes through such an amazing art for him [TS]

  and i gotta say you know if it weren't [TS]

  for for that character I think I mean [TS]

  and and I mean Kirk Spock and McCoy as a [TS]

  trio are just brilliant [TS]

  McCoy's McCoy such a great character too [TS]

  if it weren't for that you know there's [TS]

  a reason we know Sherlock Holmes there's [TS]

  a reason we know Batman there's a reason [TS]

  we know these these larger-than-life [TS]

  characters Kirk is right in that mold I [TS]

  don't think we'd have the other series [TS]

  if it hadn't been for just the the [TS]

  largeness of James Dieker have probably [TS]

  true and I and in the to JJ Abrams [TS]

  movies i really appreciated Chris prime [TS]

  minds Kurt yeah that's why it's gonna [TS]

  ask you do you do you like candy find [TS]

  him a pale echo do you think yeah I [TS]

  think they did a good job with a casting [TS]

  because well i think it does point out [TS]

  that these kids that these characters [TS]

  are really interesting and that Kirk and [TS]

  Spock and McCoy especially the dynamic [TS]

  there although I have to say Karl [TS]

  Urban's performances made me really [TS]

  appreciate what a great character bones [TS]

  is because he is there to pick apart [TS]

  everybody else's decisions and be that [TS]

  irritant for everybody else to not get [TS]

  not get complacent and I think that's a [TS]

  great role in drama to have that guy [TS]

  there to throw some elbows and make [TS]

  everybody uncomfortable but but i do [TS]

  like Chris [TS]

  fine he is the way that characters [TS]

  written and performed in the in the [TS]

  Abrams movies is I think true to the [TS]

  core of of Captain Kirk so I I did [TS]

  appreciate that i find him less annoying [TS]

  personally except I'm not like the [TS]

  captain kirk of the movies because that [TS]

  is a character with gravitas and he [TS]

  feels icky is less of a of a teenager I [TS]

  think the Starship around the galaxy [TS]

  baby so I don't know i really like [TS]

  christman let's send listen strong and [TS]

  will end negative branded wait wait [TS]

  bring cart cart somebody out [TS]

  oh man ok forgot to tell you know I [TS]

  could blast too [TS]

  there's so many bad characters good last [TS]

  year she's so many on the particular [TS]

  series in particular right now huh [TS]

  you could blast Chakotay you could you [TS]

  just I love his burritos though they're [TS]

  doing stuff [TS]

  yes double chicken irie complete failure [TS]

  as a character never as an are you don't [TS]

  know just just terribly boring i'm going [TS]

  to be the unpopular person here and say [TS]

  I don't particularly like McCoy yeah you [TS]

  know he didn't go to old Miss which i [TS]

  did but neither out [TS]

  I know but he's such a debbie downer he [TS]

  is his so negative all love it thank you [TS]

  ruthlessly negative you remember that in [TS]

  the I think it's a bit and it's in a [TS]

  Saturday Night Live sketch when Shatner [TS]

  was hosting but it's that it's that [TS]

  moment where I think it's phil hartman [TS]

  is McCoy chatter says bones i can you [TS]

  check this guy out I think he's sick and [TS]

  and McCoys damage Jim I'm a doctor not [TS]

  all right yeah yeah just negative all [TS]

  the time for no reason I realized it [TS]

  like 40 plot perspective he exists to [TS]

  kind of he's an irritant he makes the is [TS]

  inherited it's what he's he's a human [TS]

  he's he's us going why why are you doing [TS]

  that to explain why they're doing what [TS]

  they're doing sometimes or yeah but I [TS]

  think despite not like unless characters [TS]

  the the king of terrible completely [TS]

  unredeemable Star Trek characters [TS]

  is Neelix if it's wrapped up you tried [TS]

  to make my peace is a lot of it's very [TS]

  so much and you know it's like when you [TS]

  watch alien 3 you're trying to talk [TS]

  myself into it being a good movie i mean [TS]

  i can see what they're doing here [TS]

  it'sit's okay but he's so annoying you [TS]

  so awful in every scene he's in [TS]

  especially not one where he loses his [TS]

  lungs he doesn't stop talking either you [TS]

  think you don't have love that you're [TS]

  gonna be quiet no not really annoying [TS]

  oh my god yeah nobody is gonna argue [TS]

  with you about me lyrics got a reason i [TS]

  caii watch that episode where they're [TS]

  all they all have nightmares that [TS]

  because it was on random track and [TS]

  that's one of the coat a dream episodes [TS]

  oh thank you can but it'sit's Neelix in [TS]

  his pajamas serving hot cocoa in the [TS]

  mess and it's like no no I just came i [TS]

  kept thinking I Neelix is a character [TS]

  that looks like he smells bad trying to [TS]

  take a more sympathetic view of it it's [TS]

  like pork is annoying but court serves a [TS]

  narrative purpose of like showing the [TS]

  worst of human nature yet Frank nature [TS]

  but you know yeah as a it's showing the [TS]

  worst tennis with Star Trek showing the [TS]

  best and and I just I I don't understand [TS]

  what they were trying to accomplish with [TS]

  Neelix I mean maybe [TS]

  welcome to the Federation if you've [TS]

  never seen a star trek series i just [TS]

  don't understand it [TS]

  I mean what do you think they were [TS]

  trying to accomplish well they just [TS]

  think the original writer had seen the [TS]

  Thundercats and he just thought I mean [TS]

  with work if deep space nine is [TS]

  casablanca you have to have Peter Lorre [TS]

  right you know but Neelix oh so I think [TS]

  the high-concept idea with Neelix was [TS]

  first off the cast and Neelix we're [TS]

  going to have this kind of like weird [TS]

  symbiotic it's like we're going to go [TS]

  across the Delta Quadrant but they're [TS]

  gonna be weird aliens there and they're [TS]

  not going to be like what we build WL [TS]

  show them around and I mean there was a [TS]

  whole idea there [TS]

  but it never came to pass and and even [TS]

  Phillips while he seems to be a [TS]

  perfectly nice fellow was I mean he's a [TS]

  UH it's it's a it's not a good fit its [TS]

  and the makeup is weird and he doesn't [TS]

  do anything and it's not good and they [TS]

  even came up with a Neelix's cookbook of [TS]

  all the time I in books they did [TS]

  yeah and it's it was just it's got this [TS]

  kind of terrifying cover of him with a [TS]

  chef's hat just looking very jolly and [TS]

  the many ways to prepare Neelix for your [TS]

  real i am going to christmas stroll [TS]

  someone with that gift this year [TS]

  together and he looks good but he likes [TS]

  cut book to christmas stroll them and [TS]

  he's going to be great scott million [TS]

  jars haha he likes his lungs enjoyed his [TS]

  Josh yes all right that is a great [TS]

  choice [TS]

  nobody's going to argue with you Scott [TS]

  you i can't wait to hear who you pick [TS]

  that way [TS]

  well let's let's stay with Voyager shall [TS]

  we let's pick the other worst character [TS]

  even I think s has some redeeming value [TS]

  Harry Kim I love that episode where he [TS]

  dies though and maybe there's another [TS]

  one so scared that he gets thrown out of [TS]

  voyeurism you just watch that little [TS]

  10-minute clip-on unlockable I don't [TS]

  know I don't know what Harry Kim is [TS]

  supposed to do other than annoy me i [TS]

  I've watched several episodes of Voyager [TS]

  recently thank you to the random nature [TS]

  of random track and Harry Kim has done [TS]

  nothing but cause trouble and be a [TS]

  bumbling idiot he I don't think he was [TS]

  even in the 1i watched longingly he [TS]

  should have had his organs too hard that [TS]

  it did work out the aliens come if we [TS]

  got it we got hairy kids are considered [TS]

  you want them [TS]

  no no no you can keep doesn't know what [TS]

  just put those back my husband's chinese [TS]

  and my husband utterly hates their care [TS]

  your safety is the worst racist [TS]

  stereotype of like asian men because [TS]

  he's completely incompetent exam board [TS]

  he's a bumbler he never [TS]

  it's the girl he is the butt of every [TS]

  single joke and it's like the Paramount [TS]

  with Tom Paris to like gallivant around [TS]

  the galaxy with this you know i used the [TS]

  asian sidekick and he's just bad he's [TS]

  bad in he does have some episodes where [TS]

  he grows as a character and I do think [TS]

  he does have an arc eventually but he's [TS]

  really annoying for most of the series I [TS]

  think [TS]

  yep again nobody died I nobody's gonna [TS]

  argue the point [TS]

  Tony Tony what do you got [TS]

  I well Neelix was just at the top of my [TS]

  list in like number 1 through 15 or so [TS]

  hope haha so I just I just hate him so [TS]

  much [TS]

  there's nothing below that long but [TS]

  let's talk about how much we hate him [TS]

  just some more pictures to be links [TS]

  again marion222 fix you can throw in to [TS]

  fix i would like to draft he looks again [TS]

  the ultimate University of clicks so i [TS]

  guess to pick one of just kind of off [TS]

  the top of my head you know I find nog [TS]

  pretty annoying I i think most of the [TS]

  child characters are not very well [TS]

  written and not very well acted and he I [TS]

  mean like some of the other foreign [TS]

  characters like seem to have a little [TS]

  bit more purpose and you know not gets [TS]

  better eventually he just doesn't have [TS]

  to die like he doesn't die and that like [TS]

  eventually and sixty five or six years [TS]

  he'll be okay he'll join Starfleet but [TS]

  like there's a long long path in between [TS]

  where he is just like i miss and i'm [TS]

  going to get Jake into trouble and I'm [TS]

  gonna do that getting together and every [TS]

  now and then i will get mischievous like [TS]

  in a diplomatic situation or something [TS]

  very high stakes and I just I I do not I [TS]

  do not like that i do not care for nog [TS]

  so you can get a good deal on [TS]

  self-sealing stem bolts so I'm all about [TS]

  Felix temple you don't want to steal [TS]

  assembled definitely no it's no good [TS]

  who I like that episode but at you know [TS]

  I don't like knock every time I see nog [TS]

  in when he goes off to the Academy comes [TS]

  back and he's got a little outfit with [TS]

  his little like Starfleet colored [TS]

  Ferengi hat [TS]

  head back of the head thing I it just is [TS]

  weird and it seems and and I don't think [TS]

  I believe that he sensed sorry I'm being [TS]

  racist against foreign keys but it's [TS]

  like it's jason but it's not it's just [TS]

  it's there's some nice stuff they do [TS]

  we're like you know like Cisco makes [TS]

  them do like all the worst chores ever [TS]

  in order to get like like like you're [TS]

  trying really hard but let's let's see [TS]

  if we can incorporate some hazing into [TS]

  this and he's a true friend of of Jake [TS]

  and that's yeah like it's kinda like the [TS]

  kind of like take the worst parts of [TS]

  Leslie and just you know and then like [TS]

  let's make some bring in there and [TS]

  really cranked up to 11 [TS]

  yeah everybody loves the frame David I'm [TS]

  going back to deep space 9 0 because the [TS]

  seventh season just I it did they really [TS]

  need as Redax wouldn't have ya wouldn't [TS]

  have been much more tragic to have lost [TS]

  the symbionts to and then you know [TS]

  you've got it that would have been so [TS]

  much more interesting than oh let's all [TS]

  try to get used to the new girl and all [TS]

  and hey look she's kinda interested in [TS]

  Bashir now haha there's irony for you [TS]

  and I was just I mean she was a fine [TS]

  actress there's nothing that was all the [TS]

  writing was just badly badly conceived [TS]

  badly written and it took away time from [TS]

  what was a really good story in the last [TS]

  season I mean as much as I hate Harry [TS]

  came and Neelix and enterprise I I found [TS]

  her very empty i remember watching those [TS]

  episodes with her and I mean tax is what [TS]

  the daikon equipmen of all of Star Trek [TS]

  and to just you know here she goes from [TS]

  being a scientist and a genius and and [TS]

  an equal to cisco really right and then [TS]

  she goes from that to being you know dr. [TS]

  Phil yeah just so empty like you you [TS]

  don't you don't there's this razor that [TS]

  it'sit's this like softness tempered [TS]

  with like a really sharp intellect in [TS]

  tax for most of ds9 and [TS]

  and the new actress just lacks all of [TS]

  that it just didn't feel true to the [TS]

  character at all especially there's so [TS]

  much happening in that last season of [TS]

  deep space 9 that like it just [TS]

  introducing another main character like [TS]

  it there wasn't room for that right [TS]

  it was I mean I it was i I don't really [TS]

  understand what wire [TS]

  why are they there right i mean it's [TS]

  like because they don't make there's not [TS]

  enough room for them to do something [TS]

  with that character it so it's just [TS]

  there's kind of another character for [TS]

  for one season and I yeah [TS]

  the Cold War is a perfectly fine actress [TS]

  and it's really not your fault it's not [TS]

  the it's the how do they deal with terry [TS]

  farrell wanted to leave the show and and [TS]

  you're right [TS]

  why do we need another character going [TS]

  into this fine everybody knows it's the [TS]

  last season there's so much story here [TS]

  I think they were so intrigued with the [TS]

  idea of having their the viewers deal [TS]

  with the the symbian change because [TS]

  that's the whole story of the symbionts [TS]

  is that you know you can get to know [TS]

  them as one person and then their mix [TS]

  differently in another and I could see [TS]

  that but it's almost like you want to do [TS]

  that maybe you should do that as an [TS]

  episode have Dax come back for one [TS]

  episode in a different body not to cast [TS]

  a new character and again I mean really [TS]

  what did they do with that character [TS]

  over several stories that they didn't do [TS]

  in the very original episode with the [TS]

  trail on the next generation that were [TS]

  with the early episodes of deep space [TS]

  nine with other trail things it's like [TS]

  know you've already done the oh it's a [TS]

  different person huh [TS]

  I you know I think Jett taxes of a fine [TS]

  character but I feel like they go back [TS]

  to the trail well like a little yeah a [TS]

  little too much right i mean i think she [TS]

  works great as a character and there's [TS]

  interesting stuff to her that's based on [TS]

  her past life and there's some good [TS]

  episodes in there but like they I think [TS]

  they try and get more there than there [TS]

  is that they did some other poisoning [TS]

  the trail well is that what your time I [TS]

  i did you know they've drawn more water [TS]

  than it has somebody fall into the trail [TS]

  well uh okay i get to wrap this up and [TS]

  I'm gonna see i'm going to try to [TS]

  hearken back to what bring on a set of [TS]

  the beginning which is you know we're [TS]

  going to are we going to end here as [TS]

  friends or is there going to be horrible [TS]

  controversy that makes people scream and [TS]

  that's why i'm going to say Q is a [TS]

  terrible character [TS]

  and here i think everybody everybody [TS]

  likes q right everybody talks about qoq [TS]

  QQ right okay well and i remember john [TS]

  de lancie from when he was on you know [TS]

  soap operas and stuff like that but but [TS]

  here's the thing but q.q has some good [TS]

  episodes but Q is bad in a lot of [TS]

  respects first off there's some episodes [TS]

  that are just bad that he was in like [TS]

  cupid is a good example that is a bad [TS]

  episode it's stupid dumb jokes it's bad [TS]

  q is also badly written and an excuse [TS]

  oftentimes to make random things happen [TS]

  like he's a he's a crutch was like let's [TS]

  bring you back he's all-powerful he'll [TS]

  just do some stuff and and I feel like [TS]

  he removes a lot of drama from a lot of [TS]

  episodes because Q is always there to be [TS]

  omnipotent and he can literally do [TS]

  anything so anything that happens can be [TS]

  explained away by the writers being well [TS]

  you know it's cute what you're gonna do [TS]

  it his appearance encounter at Farpoint [TS]

  is not good [TS]

  it's a it's it's it's really it's a bad [TS]

  episode and he's bad in it he comes back [TS]

  in all good things in the last episode [TS]

  and that's partly to bookend because he [TS]

  was in the first episode [TS]

  he's not badly used in that episode he's [TS]

  great and tapestry which we did a random [TS]

  Trek about but and he introduces the [TS]

  Borg in in q Who but even there although [TS]

  he's dark and interesting briefly also [TS]

  it's a weird episode because you feel [TS]

  like the whole thing is like an [TS]

  unveiling of the board because he was [TS]

  going to come and flip them over there [TS]

  and then he's gonna flip them home and [TS]

  say goodbye everybody and I just don't [TS]

  like that i don't like this omnipotent [TS]

  character I don't think he's that funny [TS]

  I don't think he has many dimensions I [TS]

  don't think Delancy can play as many [TS]

  dimensions as they tried to have him [TS]

  play and so I guess what I'm saying is [TS]

  that any overused him and kept bringing [TS]

  him back [TS]

  I know and and you know I did I don't [TS]

  like you I although I like fuq episodes [TS]

  i actually think tapestry is his best [TS]

  episode and it's because in some ways [TS]

  you don't even know if he was really [TS]

  there he's just he could all be in [TS]

  Picard's head and i love that I think [TS]

  that's a great use of him but I think he [TS]

  got over you something he got misused so [TS]

  I'm gonna you know I'm gonna say down q [TS]

  I i don't agree with you but I think [TS]

  it's a good argument I think you swayed [TS]

  me [TS]

  yeah i know i was i was hesitant at [TS]

  first but you made us wait [TS]

  I never liked you but I like some of the [TS]

  episodes I think tapestry is in fact the [TS]

  best episode and it's it says something [TS]

  that it's the only its except for the [TS]

  finale the only one that doesn't have Q [TS]

  in the title which makes you wonder [TS]

  again you know was he really they're [TS]

  right but that would be the one thing [TS]

  that I don't like a cross all the next [TS]

  generation is that multiple times [TS]

  Picard and the enterprise over their [TS]

  existence 2q saving them in the end you [TS]

  know [TS]

  oh here the board here the board the [TS]

  only thing that saves us from i fly i [TS]

  flash your way but they're coming for [TS]

  you now and he goes away and that pissed [TS]

  me off when I watched the first time and [TS]

  then every other you know it's like it's [TS]

  just how many times do we have to owe [TS]

  our lives to queue and and that bugs me [TS]

  that just bugs me in terms of the the [TS]

  journey of the hero and all that stuff [TS]

  it's like no no you guys must love it [TS]

  when it comes back later he's like I'm [TS]

  gonna I'm gonna pick a bunch of other [TS]

  Starfleet officers to harass you happen [TS]

  to be honest on shows that you're [TS]

  watching right now conveniently I like a [TS]

  lot of Q moments and when he comes back [TS]

  on deep space 9 is probably my favorite [TS]

  q moment because cisco punches him and [TS]

  he says shall never hit me [TS]

  what about we become sexually obsessed [TS]

  with that Captain Janeway that's kind of [TS]

  awkward I felt like she's just trying to [TS]

  do a job you know and you don't want an [TS]

  omnipotent being to become obsessed with [TS]

  you it seems like a bad idea [TS]

  also also I want to pick you because [TS]

  it's just too easy to pick Wesley and [TS]

  quite honestly at the end at the end [TS]

  Wesley actually got a little bit better [TS]

  at that first season Wesley wear these [TS]

  again [TS]

  Wesley keep off the grass Wesley keep [TS]

  off the grass then Wesley basically [TS]

  becomes like a cue light right yeah yeah [TS]

  wesley wright scott-wesley becomes the [TS]

  traveler the traveler [TS]

  ah yeah that's good times I feel like [TS]

  the most overrated and underrated Star [TS]

  Trek character will be a good like [TS]

  category for this list on a future [TS]

  episode [TS]

  alright so I'm going to add that [TS]

  overrated and underrated we also have [TS]

  like we're talking about best series [TS]

  were series best movies and worst movies [TS]

  this captain's the worst happens but you [TS]

  know what [TS]

  that's gonna have to wait for part two [TS]

  of Star Trek best and worse we're going [TS]

  to come back another time to do even [TS]

  more and maybe we'll do more best/worst [TS]

  characters to why not o.o who is the [TS]

  well there's Maude the barber i was [TS]

  going to say map mon amour and we should [TS]

  talk about their favorite characters [TS]

  with no dialogue [TS]

  you know I has spot and Porthos oh yeah [TS]

  and don't don't put them together I [TS]

  always preferred from the cards fish [TS]

  that I can never remember the type of a [TS]

  little and it slipped Livingston with [TS]

  his name wasn't well no but the name of [TS]

  the fish which is you know like 15 [TS]

  syllables [TS]

  it's the International fish of Hawaii [TS]

  well I'm not national no that's not [TS]

  that's not that fish that's a different [TS]

  fish I've seen that fish and but the [TS]

  Leah Brahms the SLS the holographic [TS]

  girlfriend version the majority can't [TS]

  get a real girlfriend so we always give [TS]

  them holographic girlfriends I like the [TS]

  awkward real-life version where she [TS]

  finds out about the holographic Russian [TS]

  oh that's so good so sweet so sweet and [TS]

  you've been playing date with me in the [TS]

  holodeck forage and you thought were [TS]

  really have problems yeah that that's [TS]

  really awkward [TS]

  Derek one of my favorite or gold ducat [TS]

  event so golden cock cool to come out [TS]

  yeah that's right [TS]

  this is a lot more civil that was [TS]

  thinking it was going to be this is good [TS]

  this is good as diminish my guess is [TS]

  there's a lot of places to go here [TS]

  yes that's true so we will go there [TS]

  later but for this see because then we [TS]

  have more star trek episodes in against [TS]

  the star wars episodes and we're up the [TS]

  ratio because that is our goal here is [TS]

  to get more star trek episodes on the [TS]

  company you're fair and balanced I am [TS]

  trying to get the well I was so I was so [TS]

  fair to star wars that i did like a [TS]

  billion episodes of Star Wars and and [TS]

  you could say that you were to fair I [TS]

  think you could and I and and i think he [TS]

  just did Tony and I do [TS]

  alright I'm going to wrap it up then [TS]

  this has been great we gonna do this [TS]

  again soon we got we got to this was too [TS]

  too much fun Brianna Wu thank you for [TS]

  coming back on it was great to have you [TS]

  lately and we and we all we all survive [TS]

  we're all okay I'm okay okay we talk [TS]

  this out we did we all we all leave the [TS]

  arena as we entered it [TS]

  we're all doing good [TS]

  Scott Mykelti thank you for being here [TS]

  best and worst theme song haha that's [TS]

  not even a contest and of course you [TS]

  know we planted a few times because [TS]

  people should listen to random track [TS]

  which is a hoot where Scott talks to [TS]

  somebody about at random episode of star [TS]

  track which is forced me to watch these [TS]

  weird episodes of Voyager that I've not [TS]

  helpful [TS]

  yeah and enterprise to know is that [TS]

  enterprise where everybody's asleep it's [TS]

  like it should be [TS]

  Chakotay should appear in a dream except [TS]

  this time don't like one of those [TS]

  episodes day lord thank you for being [TS]

  here thank you and hey stay tuned for [TS]

  that Neelix's lungs episode of random [TS]

  track it's it's genius [TS]

  I can't wait to see who gets that one I [TS]

  don't have to watch that episode of [TS]

  voyager right i mean i can just listen [TS]

  you guys talk about it [TS]

  no no you have to watch I'm not [TS]

  suffering through that'll no I well I [TS]

  guess I'll get there [TS]

  didn't you already suffer through it [TS]

  alone say their temporal loop here [TS]

  what's going on something that's really [TS]

  say about about life is you you have to [TS]

  watch Star Trek episodes alone when you [TS]

  watch an episode a random episode of [TS]

  voyager were all O'Brien here and and [TS]

  Tony you keep talking i can say goodbye [TS]

  to you goodbye Tony my questions thank [TS]

  you for being here it's fun and thank [TS]

  you for everybody out there you can send [TS]

  us your hate mail about how we how we [TS]

  said that the your favorite thing wasn't [TS]

  wasn't [TS]

  or vice versa do that to you love mail [TS]

  about how the thing you love [TS]

  we also love you can do that until next [TS]

  time on the uncomfortable I've adjacent [TS]

  cell goodbye [TS]