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. 31, 2023

Picard S3 Final Trailer Reaction + Remembering Annie Wersching

With just over two weeks until the third and final season premiere of Star Trek Picard, Hawk and Julian react to and break down the final trailer, which dropped this past Sunday night. They also pay tribute to Annie Wersching...

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Jan. 27, 2023

Closer to Perfection | The Best of the Borg on Voyager

Strange New Pod continues its best-of-species series this week with part two of the best of the Borg! On this edition of the pod, we head to the Delta Quadrant and delve deep into Borg lore on Star Trek Voyager with help from...

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Jan. 20, 2023

Profit & Whips | The Best of the Ferengi on TNG

SNP's best of species series continues this week as Hawk and Julian welcome collective member Jessko aboard to help them deep dive the Ferengi's origins on Star Trek: The Next Generation. From their troublesome debut in "The...

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Jan. 13, 2023

Resistance is Futile | The Best of the Borg on TNG

After months of reviewing new Star Trek episodes, SNP can finally get back to their best-of-species series! In part six, the crew, hosted by Hawk this week, tackles none other than the Borg! From their introduction in the sea...

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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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Dec. 23, 2022

Prodigy "Supernova, Part 1" Review

It's the penultimate episode of Star Trek Prodigy season one, and the SNP team has their review and breakdown of what ended up being a masterpiece episode of Trek in "Supernova, Pt. 1." What happens when the fleet opens fire ...

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Dec. 16, 2022

Prodigy "Mindwalk" Review

This week, the SNP team reviews the final episode of Star Trek Prodigy before its epic two-part finale! What happens when Dal and Janeway swap their minds in an attempt to communicate with each other? Is the Vindicator/Asenci...

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Dec. 9, 2022

Prodigy "Ghost in the Machine" Review

It's holodeck episode week! Join Girafe, Hawk, and Julian as they review and break down episode 117 of Star Trek Prodigy, "Ghost in the Machine!" What happens when the holodeck malfunctions and sends the Protostar crew on a h...

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Dec. 2, 2022

Prodigy "Preludes" Review

Join the SNP crew this week as they review this backstory-heavy episode of Star Trek Prodigy! Spoiler alert, they loved it! In this week's episode, "Preludes," the Prodigy writer's room finally gives insight into the pasts of...

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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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