The Red Shirts: A Star Trek Podcast
By Michael Jones
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Three cool guys who aren't afraid to don the Starfleet red shirt uniform and go where no one has gone before!
||CleanSTAR TREK: WHAT'S GOING ON?||Apologies for the delay but we are decidedly back with a blockbuster episode featuring Robb Gallo and Tom Connor of Midnight's Edge on YouTube! This episode was recorded over two weeks ago, but Robb and Tom have beamed aboard the U.S.S. Internet with...||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSTEWART RETURNS TO TREK||It's Captain Q and Big Sexy minus Craig J. as we undergo our latest mission into the Delphic Expanse (yes, I'm currently watching Enterprise on Netflix). We had to launch at the last minute due to the breaking news we just received: PATRICK STEWART IS..||8/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanI SURVIVED THE DOMINION WAR! PT. 1||We at THE RED SHIRTS offer our sincere apologies for the delay in programming. One of our members had a passing in the family which put things on hold for a some time. The following episode was recorded a month ago, but shelved until now, so new...||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDISCOVERY DRASTIC MEASURES NOVEL REVIEW||If you haven't seen the TOS episode The Conscience Of The King, then this episode contains mild spoilers. Given that that program was aired in the late Sixties, there shouldn't be any spoilers for you at all, unless you're new to Star Trek, in which...||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCITY ON THE EDGE OF FOREVER REVIEW||Shakespeare, Steinbeck, Ralph Ellison...all masters at their craft. Then there's Harlan Ellison, Gene L. Coon, and D.C. Fontana, the masters who wrote City On The Edge Of Forever, widely considered the best Star Trek episode of the entire TV...||6/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTREK TALK v.2||So much Trek to get into that we created TREK TALK version 2! We discuss new cast members on the next season of Discovery, including possibly a young pointy-eared, pasty-faced half-alien with a bowl cut, perhaps? We delve into Star Trek 4 and Trek...||5/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFIRST CONTACT AUDIO COMMENTARY||Apologies for the delay in episodes, but we are back! And to quote Picard, "We have engaged the Borg!" The Red Shirts are all onboard with our first ever audio commentary for Star Trek First Contact. All you have to do is set your player at the 2:45...||3/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDSC REVISITED||What can I say? Our navigator took a wrong turn into the Badlands, we got flung into the Gamma quadrant, took us a month to get back (Janeway says "Hi"). But we're back...and in that time, we've all had a chance to watch and re-watch this premiere...||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDSC: BACK IN BLACK (MIRROR)!||Yes, the Red Shirts' latest mission was delayed due to an encounter with the I.S.S. Internet, I almost had to stab Mirror Craig J. in the damn turbolift and Mirror Big Sexy is trapped in an agonizer right about now. But your captain is present and...||1/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWESLEY VS. JAKE: BATTLE OF THE MOST ANNOYING||Happy holidays, fellow Trekkies! The U.S.S. Internet is down one crew member this mission, Craig J. had to handle other business. Nonetheless, we made our list, checked it twice and came up with the top two contenders in the battle for most annoying:...||12/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQUENTIN DOES STAR TREK||Star Trek bout to get medieval on your a**! Yup, famed director Quentin Tarantino has expressed interest in Star Trek! Of course, the Red Shirts had to investigate this phenomenon. We discuss Tarantino's possible R-rated Trek film and the impact on...||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTALKIN' TREK||The crew of the USS Internet wishes all in the Alpha quadrant a happy post-Thanksgiving! While you’re digesting all the turkey sandwiches, turkey stew, turkey soup, basically anything and everything that mom can make with leftover turkey, take a...||11/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDISCOVERY INTO THE FOREST I GO FALL FINALE REVIEW||Q gives a quick review of Star Trek Discovery's fall finale Into The Forest I Go and proves why he thinks the Ash/Voq theory is TRUE! Do yourself a favor, go check out the episode, then come back, take a listen, then give us your opinion on our...||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSTAR TREK VI:THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY REVIEW||It's just Q and Craig J. on this mission as we break down and review the final Star Trek movie to feature the original cast! We welcome back the Klingons that we know and love as we delve deep into the minutiae of this movie. And for some unknown...||11/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSTAR TREK DSC: STOP THE HATE!||I was going to release the latest podcast, a review of Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, but consider this a preemption. That episode is on deck, but first, consider this the sequel to the Red Shirts podcast STAR TREK NEMESIS: STOP THE HATE....||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSTAR TREK DISCOVERY SPOILER REVIEW||The USS Internet returns for an episode 12 years in the making! STAR TREK DISCOVERY, the first Trek TV series since Enterprise went off the air in 2005 is finally here and we go all in to review this latest entry into the Trek universe. Robb Gallo...||9/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBREAKING DOWN DISCOVERY||On this episode, we beam aboard a special guest: ROB GALLO from the pop/geek YouTube channel Midnight's Edge! Rob is the distinguished voice/announcer/emcee for all the content on Midnight's Edge, ranging from movies, comics and of course, STAR TREK!...||9/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTHE ORVILLE: ONE & DONE?||In this special (and by special, we mean "last minute and unplanned") edition of The Red Shirts, Claire Lanay joins Qstorm to discuss The Orville! We give our honest thoughts about the show and its potential impact on the Star Trek franchise and the...||9/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSTAR TREK MOVIE MEMORIES TRIVIA||This week, the Red Shirts have a free-flowing discussion about William Shatner's best-selling book Star Trek Movie Memories! We share some of the more interesting little tidbits that Shatner reveals during the course of wrapping up Star Trek the...||9/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSEARCH FOR SPOCK BETTER THAN WRATH OF KHAN?||In this episode, Qstorm goes rogue and suggests that Star Trek III:The Search For Spock is actually a better film than the hallowed Star Trek II: Wrath Of Khan! Plus, talk of a Wrath Of Khan PREQUEL (or would it be a Space Seed sequel)?? And Big Sexy...||8/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDISCOVERY:SDCC||The Uncanny Daryll B. of Afronerd Radio beams aboard the U.S.S. Internet to help us unpack all the Discovery info that came out of Comic Con this past weekend! We discuss the new look of the Klingons, Spock's new family member and we pore...||7/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSTAR TREK NITPICKS||To paraphrase another well-known sci-fi franchise, there's a disturbance in the Federation. Yes, this week, we're going there...an all out discussion of those little things that annoy us about Trek! BUT MAKE NO MISTAKE...it's all in love! Although we...||7/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"THE INNER LIGHT" 25th ANNIVERSARY REVIEW||This week, The RED SHIRTS review fan favorite TNG episode The Inner Light! We discuss character, plotting, performance, as well as plotholes. We leave no stone unturned, no probe unscanned! Plus, crewman Craig J. files a report on Apple's WWDC 2017,...||6/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTNG: BIG SCREEN, BIG PROBLEMS||Originally broadcast on 11/28/16||6/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDISCOVERY TRAILER REVIEW||FINALLY! STAR TREK DISCOVERY is alive! And the RED SHIRTS are ready to make first contact and report on this new trailer. Craig J. "breaks it down" with his insight, Big Sexy goes IN, and Qstorm...is cautiously optimistic. But all three...||5/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTHE WOMEN OF STAR TREK, Part 2||Part 2 of the Red Shirts analysis of the women of Star Trek featuring Afronerd Radio's Claire Lanay! In this episode, Claire has a touching moment reminiscing over a member of the Voyager crew, Q reveals an attraction to a certain Betazed, and...||5/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTHE WOMEN OF STAR TREK, Part 1||The Red Shirts welcomes our new sponsor, PodcastJuice.net! In part one of this extended episode, the USS Internet beams up very special guest Claire Lanay of Afronerd Radio! We discuss the women of Star Trek and analyze how the 50 year old...||4/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSPACE SEED vs. WRATH OF KHAN||The USS Internet flies again, this time on a mission of utmost importance! We compare and contrast the fan favorite TOS episode Space Seed with the best Star Trek film to date, Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan! Plus, some trivia...and the crew receives..||4/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDISCOVERY: NEW CAPTAIN, SAME SH*T!||The crew of the U.S.S. Internet discuss the casting of Jason Isaacs as the new captain of the Discovery. Would it have been better to see another female captain or a captain of color? Will it go down well having an African-American female play...||3/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanST: NEMESIS - STOP THE HATE!||A special guest beams aboard the U.S.S. Internet this week! Daryll B. of Afronerd Radio joins the Red Shirt crew! Daryll's unique and outspoken voice, combined with his limitless knowledge of all things geek, make him the perfect geek ambassador...||3/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMIRROR MIRROR: PRIME VS. KELVIN TREK||Special guest Michael Dean, creator of PodcastJuice.net and the popular Prince Podcast, beams aboard the USS Internet to engage in a comparison of the Trek prime universe and the Abrams Kelvin universe. PLUS: we give our thoughts on the Klingon set...||2/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDISCOVERY "IN PRODUCTION" REVIEW||The Red Shirts break down the new Star Trek Discovery teaser. We break it down shot-by-shot and give our opinions on whether or not this gets us amped for the coming show! Check out the Discovery "In Production" teaser! And check out THE RED...||2/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSEEING DOUBLE: BEST & WORST TWO PARTERS||The U.S.S. Internet crew journeys into a region of space containing Trek two parters and we explore our favorites and our not so favorites. A question about the universal translator and a distress call from the set of Star Trek Discovery. Plus, Trek...||1/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSTAR TREK:SMG||Happy New Year! Join the Red Shirts on the U.S.S. Internet as we discuss Star Trek Discovery. The Walking Dead's Sonequa Martin-Green joins the cast. Is it logical to assume she will appear on both shows or will Negan's bat Lucille free her up to...||1/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYou Hollywood Bastards, You Killed My Kirk!||The U.S.S. Internet warps to Veridium III to determine if it was necessary for Kirk to die! Capt. Qstorm offers a measured analysis, but Craig J. almost has to be sedated by the EMH. Qstorm's Mirror Mirror alter ego makes a brief appearance, plus...||12/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTNG: Big Screen, Big Problems||The crew of the U.S.S. Internet prepare for another away mission. This episode, we declare our love for The Next Generation cast, but discuss how the transition from TV to big screen saw its share of problems, with an emphasis on Star Trek: First...||11/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStar Trek The Motion Picture: What Went Wrong?||"There's a...thing out there." And this thing first appeared back in 1979. It's designation? Star Trek: The Motion Picture. And after we saw it, some of us wondered, "Where are they going with this...thing?" (Oops, wrong franchise). The Red...||11/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Making Of A Star Trek Fan||Qstorm, Big Sexy, and Craig J. have beamed aboard the USS Internet, opened hailing frequencies on multiple subspace channels and are ready to discuss how they discovered Star Trek, what made them diehard fans, and why they continue to be fans today!||11/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Good Podcast for Star Trek Fans
If you're a fan of Star Trek, you should definitely check out this podcast. The topics vary from breaking down the TNG movies to speculating about Star Trek Discovery to discussing the best two part episodes in the Star Trek Universe. Be sure to add this podcast to your rotation.
Geek and proud!
Cool show with cool dudes not afraid to get their geek on! 🤘🏼😝🤘🏼
Great shows! Great great guys!
The Red Shirts is a great podcast show! Lots of knowledge for Star Trek fans!