Secrets of Star Trek
By SQPN, Inc.
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We explore the deeper meaning and hidden layers found in the Star Trek universe, including all TV series and movies, as well as the ancillary media.
||CleanSST027: The Vulcan Hello||Discussing the first episode of Star Trek Discovery, Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha conclude that this and the next are essentially a long prologue for the actual series. But how is it as a story in itself?||12/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSST026: Broken Bow||Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the first episode of Star Trek: Enterprise called "Broken Bow," including the Vulcan-Human conflict and whether the introduction of a temporal cold war was a good idea.||12/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSST025: Caretaker||Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha look at the first episode of Star Trek: Voyager and discuss whether there could have been a better way for the Caretaker to find a date, how the crew's personalities changed over time,||11/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSST024: Emissary||The first episode of Star Trek: Deep Space 9 is perhaps the best first episode of any Trek series. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the introduction of Sisko, his fatherhood, his resentments and reluctance,||11/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSST023: Encounter at Farpoint||The first episode of Star Trek The Next Generation introduced us to the Enterprise crew and Q for the first Trek series since the Original went off the air. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the highs and lows of this first advent.||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSST022: Star Trek The Motion Picture||The Motion Picture was the first evidence that Star Trek could be revived. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha go back to re-examine the movie, whether it still works, and look at the big questions it raises about personhood and being.||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSST021: Where No Man Has Gone Before||The second pilot of Star Trek the Original Series was the one that sold it. Was it less cerebral? More action? Were the characters more likeable? Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, Fr. Cory Sticha discuss what made Star Trek's second chance at network TV work.||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSST020: The Cage||Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the very first pilot of Star Trek, The Cage, which featured a different crew, a different ship, and a different kind of Spock, yet still recognizably Star Trek.||10/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSST019: An Overview of Enterprise||Enterprise is often the overlooked Star Trek series, with fans often having strong feelings about. Listen to what Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha think about the show, what it got right, and what it missed.||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSST018: An Overview of Star Trek: Voyager||Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha give their overall impressions of Star Trek: Voyager, its strengths and weaknesses, including the breakout character of Seven of Nine, as well as those limitless torpedoes and shuttlecraft.||10/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
These 3 guys.....
Know their stuff and share it in fun and descriptive ways that everyone can enjoy...love it!
Better than most ST podcasts
I don’t agree with all the takes, but the discussion is interesting. I also appreciate the hosts are older trekkers and they have a a richer knowledge of the history of trek and general sci-fi knowledge.