Special Guests Episodes

Feb. 3, 2023

We'll Always Have Quarks | The Best of the Ferengi on DS9

It's the final episode of SNP's best of Ferengi series! Returning to help Hawk and Julian is collective member, Jessko, who's armed to the lobes with ALL the DS9 knowledge. "The Nagus," "The House of Quark," and "Bar Associa...

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Jan. 6, 2023

Strange New Worlds S2: Wants & Don't Wants w/ Open Pike Night

On SNP's first episode of 2023, it's back to the final frontier with the team's wants and don't wants from Strange New Worlds season two. And beaming in to help Girafe, Hawk, and Julian are the fine folks from Open Pike Night...

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Dec. 30, 2022

"Supernova, Part 2" Prodigy S1 Finale Review + The Hageman Brothers Interview

It's Strange New Pod's final episode of 2022, and the show goes out with a bang with Star Trek Prodigy's season one finale, "Supernova, Part 2." The crew welcomes very special guests, Prodigy creators and showrunners Dan and ...

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Oct. 14, 2022

"The Word is Given" | Celebrating The Wrath of Khan at 40

2022 marks the 40th anniversary of arguably the best of the Star Trek films, The Wrath of Khan. To celebrate, Fathom Events had a weekend of screenings celebrating Khan's milestone. Join Ashlyn Gelman ( The Duras Sisters Podc...

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Sept. 30, 2022

Fred Tatasciore Interview + Lower Decks "Hear All, Trust Nothing" Review

This week the SNP crew review Lower Decks' sixth episode of season three, "Hear All, Trust Nothing." The Cerritos crew unexpectedly spends a day on Deep Space Nine! We also welcome Lt. Shaxs himself onto the pod! Fred Tatasci...

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Aug. 26, 2022

Lower Decks S3 Premiere: "Grounded" Review

Star Trek Lower Decks is finally back, and the SNP crew is joined by the Borg Queen of Puns herself, Brittany Tomes , who makes her puntastic return to help break the third season premiere down. How long did it take for Marin...

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Aug. 19, 2022

Boom! Drumhead, Part Two | Analyzing Una & Carol's Upcoming Trials

It's part two of our courtroom drama series, as the crew welcomes Josh Gilliand and Nari Ely from The Legal Geeks to the show, bringing their expertise to this week's deep dive into both Number One and Captain Freeman's upcom...

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Aug. 5, 2022

All My Hopes - Remembering Nichelle Nichols

Join Girafe, Julian, and special guest David Majors from the Promenade Merchants Podcast for this very special edition of Strange New Pod celebrating the life and accomplishments of Nichelle Nichols. Tributes From: 9:05 - Hea...

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July 29, 2022

Just Keep Circling: SDCC 2022 Wrap-Up w/ Myrriah Gossett

We're back after a week off with all the news from Star Trek's big Hall H panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2022! Our friend Myrriah Gossett from Star Trek Discovery Pod joins Girafe, Hawk, and Julian to break it all down. Will Je...

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July 25, 2022

The Orville New Horizons Episodes 1-4 Review

Join Julian, Karyn, and Matt for episode one of our three-part Orville review series! This bonus podcast covers The Orville New Horizons episodes "Electric Sheep," "Shadow Realms," Mortality Paradox," and "Gently Falling Rain...

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July 15, 2022

Balancing the Terror + Matthew MacFadzean Interview

For the first time in 29 weeks, Strange New Pod doesn't have a new episode of Star Trek to review. Not to worry, though, as Strange New Worlds gave us plenty to deep dive and dissect. This week, it's the pod of old as the cre...

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July 8, 2022

"A Quality of Mercy" Strange New Worlds S1 Finale Review w/ Rhianna Herd

After an amazing freshman season, Strange New Worlds' first run has come to an end with an explosive finale! Join the SNP crew along with one-half of the Duras Sisters, Rhianna Herd, as they deep dive and review "A Quality of...

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June 24, 2022

SNW "The Elysian Kingdom" Review + Bernadette Croft Interview

On this special edition of Strange New Pod, the crew welcomes Strange New Worlds Costume Designer Bernadette Croft to the show! Plus, Erik, Erin, Girafe, Hawk, and Julian review the fantastical 8th episode of the series, 'The...

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June 3, 2022

SNW "Spock Amok" Review w/ Karyn Brown

Strange New Worlds' first season hits its midway point with the show's most lighthearted and hilarious episode yet in "Spock Amok." With Girafe on an away mission over to Star Trek Discovery Pod, the SNP team welcome Julian's...

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May 27, 2022

SNW "Memento Mori" Review w/ Michael Schaus

Strange New Pod celebrates its two-year anniversary with a review of what is possibly Strange New Worlds' best episode to date, "Memento Mori." SNP also welcomes back a friend of the show and Geeks with Kids contributor Mich...

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