On this episode, Shashank and Barry discuss the possible human inspirations of the alien races of Star Trek. Much has been covered on this, so our hosts try to think outside of the box, or at least in terms of western paradigms.
You have been confined to your quarters for the duration of this podcast to listen to our Top 5 Scenes in a Brig, the latest in our "Scenes in Trek" series. Brigs on Star Trek are oft-seen and oft-heard, and we get deep into the lore of Trek's most famous holding cells with host Jim Moorhouse and guests Scott Matteson and Rick Tetrault. No location is too deep for us to explore in our "Scenes in Trek" series.
On this week's Weekly Trek, Ron Wrobel joins Alex to talk about the latest casting announcements for the untitled Picard show. We also talk about an announcement that a theatrical release for the Deep Space Nine documentary is likely, wander over to the world of politics and discuss a potential presidential candidate who is a huge Star Trek fan, and new Discovery ships from Eaglemoss.