Episode Reviews Episodes

Jan. 14, 2022

"First Con-tact" Review

Join the ASNP crew at full strength on what is quite possibly the most chaotic episode of the show yet as they review Star Trek Prodigy episode 107, "First Con-tact!" This week, the Ferengi are back! We’ve had a Cool Ferengi ...

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Jan. 7, 2022

"Kobayashi" Review

It's our first subspace broadcast of 2022! Join Brittany, Erin, Giraffe, Hawk, and Julian as they review the latest episode of Star Trek Prodigy, which just returned from its first mid-season break. What happens when Dal atte...

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Dec. 31, 2021

"...But to Connect" Review

It's our final show of 2021! Join Brittany, Erik, Giraffe, and Julian as they deep dive Discovery's mid-season finale, "...But to Connect." Zora’s sentience is at the forefront this week after withholding some sensitive data....

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Dec. 24, 2021

"Stormy Weather" Review

This week, Giraffe, Hawk, and Julian bring the Christmas cheer with their review of Star Trek Discovery Episode 406, "Stormy Weather!" What happens when Michael and crew enter a subspace rift left by the DMA as they search fo...

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Dec. 17, 2021

"The Examples" Review

Join Brittany, Giraffe, and Julian this week as they review Episode 405 of Star Trek Discovery, "The Examples." What happens when a shocking discovery is made about the DMA? Does it send shockwaves through the Federation? Doe...

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Dec. 10, 2021

"All is Possible" Review With The Duras Sisters Podcast

The ASNP crew are joined this week by Rhianna and Ashlyn from The Duras Sisters Podcast , who help break down this week's episode of Star Trek Discovery, "All is Possible." What happens when final negotiations between the Fe...

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Dec. 3, 2021

Bonnie Gordon + "Choose to Live" Review

ASNP is joined by a very special guest this week, as Bonnie Gordon, the voice of the USS Protostar on Star Trek Prodigy reveals how she went about getting the role, her friendship with our co-host Erin, and her time at Star T...

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Nov. 25, 2021

"Anomaly" Review

Join the ASNP crew on this Thanksgiving edition of the pod as the team reviews Star Trek Discovery's second episode of season four, "Anomaly." On episode 402, Saru returns to help the U.S.S. Discovery uncover the mystery of a...

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Nov. 19, 2021

"Kobayashi Maru" + "Terror Firma" Reviews

For the first time in 22 years, two separate Star Trek series debuted new episodes on the same day. This week, the crew reviews Star Trek Prodigy's first mid-season finale, "Terror Firma." How did the episode wrap up the firs...

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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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