Episodes

Nov. 24, 2022

Prodigy "Masquerade" Review

Join the Strange New Pod crew on this special Thanksgiving edition of the show as they review Star Trek Prodigy's fifteenth episode, "Masquerade!" What happens when Okana makes contact with a geneticist he was supposed to be ...

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Nov. 18, 2022

Prodigy "Crossroads" Review

It's a divisive episode of Star Trek Prodigy this week as Erik, Girafe, Hawk, and Julian break down and review "Crossroads." What happens when Dal and the team decide to bury the Protostar and find transport to Starfleet with...

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Nov. 11, 2022

Prodigy "All the World's a Stage" Review

SNP is back live this week as the crew breakdown and review what turned out to be an amazing thirteenth episode of Star Trek Prodigy. What happens when Dal and team come across a planet home to a people who closely resemble S...

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Nov. 9, 2022

Prodigy "Let Sleeping Borg Lie" Review

The SNP team is back after a quick trip to Risa! Join Girafe, Hawk, and Julian as they review episode 113 of Star Trek Prodigy, "Let Sleeping Borg Lie!" That's right; Prodigy brings the Borg to children's television! What hap...

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Oct. 28, 2022

"The Stars at Night" Lower Decks S3 Finale Review w/ Matthew Kaplowitz

Ten weeks have warped by as quickly as Q snaps a finger, and the SNP team has their review and breakdown of the Lower Decks season three finale, "The Stars at Night." Trek Untold's Matthew Kaplowitz lends his voice as the sho...

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Oct. 27, 2022

Prodigy Mid-Season Premiere: "Asylum" Review

Star Trek Prodigy is back with its mid-season premiere with episode 111, "Asylum!" Join Girafe, Hawk, and Julian as they welcome the show back and break down the latest adventure onboard the Protostar! What happens when Dal a...

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Oct. 21, 2022

Lower Decks "Trusted Sources" Review

Join the Section 31 contingent of Strange New Pod (Erik, Girafe, and Hawk) for hijinks and chaos as they review and break down the penultimate episode of Star Trek Lower Decks season three, "Trusted Sources." What happens wh...

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Oct. 14, 2022

Lower Decks "Crisis Point II: Paradoxus" Review

With only two more weeks to go before Lower Decks season three wraps up, the show gives us one of its best episodes to date, "Crisis Point II: Paradoxus!" Join Erik, Girafe, Hawk, and Julian as they break this one down. Even ...

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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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Oct. 12, 2022

New York Comic Con 2022 Wrap Up & Reactions

Join the SNP crew as they wrap up all the festivities from Star Trek's big Empire Hall panel from this year's New York Comic Con! Erik, Girafe, Hawk, and Julian break down and deep dive the trailers for Star Trek Discovery se...

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Oct. 7, 2022

Lower Decks "A Mathematically Perfect Redemption" Review

There are only three more episodes of Lower Decks season three left after this week's seventh installment, "A Mathematically Perfect Redemption." Join Erik, Girafe, Hawk, and Julian as they review and break down this divisive...

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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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Sept. 23, 2022

Lower Decks "Reflections" Review

We've hit the halfway point on Star Trek Lower Decks' third season! Join Erik, Girafe, and Hawk as they break down and review what is arguably one of the show's best episodes ever, "Reflections." What happens when Rutherford...

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Sept. 16, 2022

Episode 100 | Lower Decks "Room For Growth" Review

On this very special edition of Strange New Pod, the crew celebrates the show's 100th episode! Join Julian, Erik, Brittany, Hawk, and Girafe for a night of throwbacks, fun, and of course, their review of this week's episode o...

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Sept. 9, 2022

Star Trek Day 2022 Wrap Up and Reactions

Another Star Trek Day has come and gone, and Strange New has all the details and reactions you need to catch up on yesterday's announcements! Join Hawk and Julian as they welcome Michael Schaus and Simon Stager back to the sh...

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Sept. 8, 2022

Lower Decks: "Mining the Mind's Mines" Review

Join Erik, Girafe, Hawk, and Julian for another week of Lower Decks shenanigans with their review and deep dive of episode 303, "Mining the Mind's Mines!" The Lower Deckers are on clean-up duty again, this time helping the cr...

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Sept. 2, 2022

Lower Decks "The Least Dangerous Game" Review

This week, Girafe, Hawk, and Julian review and break down Lower Decks' second episode of season two, "The Least Dangerous Game." Brad Boimler is a new man…he’s BOLD Boimler? But does he go too far when he lets K’Ranch hunt hi...

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Aug. 31, 2022

The Orville New Horizons Episode 9-10 Review & Season Wrap Up

Join Julian, Karyn, and Matt for the final episode of their Orville New Horizons three-part review series! Part three covers the following episodes: 309: "Domino" 310: "Future Unknown" The team also wraps up the season, discu...

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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. 24, 2022

The Orville New Horizons Episodes 5-8 Review

SNP's Orville New Horizons bonus pod series continues with reviews of the back half of season three. Join Julian, Karyn, and Matt as they dive into the following episodes: 305: "A Tale of Two Topas" 306: "Twice in a Lifetime"...

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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. 12, 2022

Boom! Drumhead | A Look at Trek in the Courtroom

This week, join Hawk and Julian as they head to the courtroom to deep dive a handful of Trek episodes from Enterprise, TNG, DS9, and Voyager. Is Klingon judgment more theater than law? Should the holodeck be used as a means t...

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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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