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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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Jan. 3, 2021

BONUS POD: "There is a Tide..." Review

"I'm not afraid of you anymore. I've seen real bravery, real strength, and loyalty. And love. You're nothing compared to that. All you have is fear... and no one is feared forever." Ryn This week the crew of "A Strange New Po...

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Dec. 27, 2020

BONUS POD: "Su'Kal" Review

As the final two episodes of Star Trek Discovery quickly approach, the ASNP Crew review season three's eleventh episode, "Su'Kal." What secrets lie in the Vreubian Nebula, and what do Michael, Saru, and Hugh find when they be...

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Dec. 18, 2020

BONUS POD: "Terra Firma, Pt. 2" Review

This week on Star Trek Discovery, "Terra Firma, Pt. 2" wraps up the Mirror Universe arc in a dramatic fashion. Is Georgiou able to bring Michael back into the fold, or is history doomed to repeat itself? Also, we finally lear...

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Dec. 11, 2020

BONUS POD: "Terra Firma, Pt. 1" Review

This week, Tolor actor Ian Lake joins the ASNP crew to talk about his role as the villainous Orion in episodes six and eight of this season of Discovery. Ian talks to us about the makeup process, auditioning, and much more. L...

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Dec. 4, 2020

BONUS POD: "The Sanctuary" Review

With only five episodes to go this season, the ASNP crew review and react to this week's episode, "The Sanctuary." Join Hawk and the rest of the crew as they discuss Book and his planet's issues with sea locusts, Tilly adjust...

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Nov. 28, 2020

BONUS POD: "Unification III" Review

Star Trek Discovery brings us one of the show's most important episodes to date this week, tying together the events from TNG's "Unification" parts one and two. Join Julian, Erik, Hawk, and Erin on this special Thanksgiving e...

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