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Nov. 12, 2021

Aaron Waltke + "Dreamcatcher" Review

On this very special edition of A Strange New Pod, the crew welcomes the co-executive producer and writer of Star Trek Prodigy, Aaron Waltke to the show. Aaron talks all things Prodigy including the show's second season renew...

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Nov. 5, 2021

"Starstruck" Review

After a stunning two-part series premiere, Star Trek Prodigy returned this week with it's third episode, "Starstruck." Also returning? Ensign Admiral Erin! "Even with the guidance of their hologram advisor Janeway, the crew o...

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Oct. 29, 2021

Star Trek Prodigy Premiere: "Lost & Found" Review

It's an exciting time for Trek fans as the latest series in the franchise, Star Trek Prodigy, has made its series debut. Prodigy is the first show in the franchise geared towards kids and what better way to review the show th...

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Oct. 15, 2021

"First First Contact" Review + Season Two Wrap-Up

Star Trek Lower Decks sophomore season wrapped up an incredible run this past Thursday and the ASNP crew are at their stations as they review the finale, "First First Contact." Joining the show once again is David Majors from...

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Oct. 8, 2021

"wej Duj" Review + Trivia Night!

It's the 50th episode of A Strange New Pod! Join the crew for this very special edition of the podcast. First, it's trivia night as Girafe, Brittany, Hawk, and Erik get asked 13 Trek questions each by Julian as they play for ...

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Oct. 1, 2021

"I Excretus" Review

Join Julian, Brittany, and Hawk this week as another episode of Lower Decks warps into the system. On this week's episode, it's training day! Ensigns are Captains and Captains are Ensigns. We have easter eggs galore, and some...

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Sept. 24, 2021

"Where Pleasant Fountains Lie" Review

Season two of Lower Decks warps right along as the ASNP crew reviews episode seven, "Where Pleasant Fountains Lie." This week, we found out that Billups is royalty, probably ace, and his mom is a Queen who lives on a ren fair...

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Sept. 17, 2021

"The Spy Humongous" Review

Star Trek Lower Decks season two has officially reached its back half! On this week's episode of ASNP, we're joined by special guest David Majors from the Promenade Merchants Podcast! David joins Julian, Brittany, and Hawk a...

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Sept. 10, 2021

"An Embarrassment of Dooplers" Review

We've hit the midway point of Lower Decks season 2, and the ASNP crew are here with their review of "An Embarrassment of Dooplers." This week is all about growth. Boimler and Mariner finally have it out over his sudden promot...

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Sept. 3, 2021

"Mugato, Gumato" Review

This week on ASNP, CBS and Paramount dropped some big Star Trek Prodigy and Picard news! The crew reacts to the beautiful new opening credits for Prodigy, composed by Michael Giacchino. Plus, Annie Wersching has been cast as ...

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Aug. 27, 2021

"We'll Always Have Tom Paris" Review

This week on ASNP, the crew review the aptly titled third episode of Lower Decks season 2, "We'll Always Have Tom Paris." How much Tom Paris did we get, and was it enough? How did Mariner and Tendi's girl trip turn out? And f...

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Aug. 20, 2021

"Kayshon, His Eyes Open" Review

Lower Decks season two rolls along with its second episode of the season, with stories this week onboard both the Cerritos and Titan. What happens when Mariner, Rutherford, and Tendi beam down to a station full of Trek easter...

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Aug. 13, 2021

"Strange Energies" Review

Star Trek Lower Decks is back for its second season and the ASNP bridge crew is here to review the season premiere! Three months after the events of "No Small Parts," The Cerritos is on a second contact mission where, as Mari...

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April 16, 2021

"Bride of Chaotica" Table Read

Join the Strange New Pod crew for their second-ever table read. This is one the team has been wanting to do for a while, and that's Star Trek Voyager's "Bride of Chaotica!" Patron Collective member and one of our awesome disc...

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Jan. 8, 2021

BONUS POD: "That Hope is You, Pt. 2" Review

"Disconnection. That's how this future began. One moment in time. It radiated outward until no one even remembered that connection was possible anymore. But it is. " Michael Burnham This week the crew of "A Strange New Pod," ...

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