Episodes

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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July 1, 2022

SNW "All Those Who Wander" Review

It's the penultimate episode of Strange New Worlds season one, and "All Those Who Wander" Proves to be the series' most divisive episode yet. Join Erik, Girafe, Hawk, and Julian as they review this classic sci-fi horror epis...

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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 17, 2022

SNW "The Serene Squall" Review

Arrrr, it's Strange New Pod's review of episode 107 of Strange New Worlds, "The Serene Squall!" Join Erik, Girafe, Hawk, Julian, and Erin who makes her triumphant and surprise return to the pod as they break down this amazing...

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June 10, 2022

SNW "Lift Us Where Suffering Cannot Reach" Review

We are officially into the back half of Strange New Worlds with episode 106. This week, after a comedic break, SNW delivers with its deepest and most powerful episode yet. And as always, Erik, Girafe, Hawk, and Julian are her...

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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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May 20, 2022

SNW "Ghosts of Illyria" Review w/ Matthew Kaplowitz

They say good things come in threes, but Strange New Worlds ' third episode of its freshman season, "Ghosts of Illyria," seems to be the most polarizing episode among the SNP crew so far. Joining the team this week to help t...

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May 13, 2022

SNW "Children of the Comet" Review

Strange New Worlds is two weeks in and it's already shaping out to be one of the top Star Trek shows of all time. Join Erik, Girafe, Hawk, and Julian as they review and break down episode 102, "Children of the Comet." What ha...

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May 6, 2022

Strange New Worlds Series Premiere: "Strange New Worlds" Review w/ Jessie Gender

It's the moment we've been waiting for as a podcast for almost two years; Strange New Worlds is finally here, and the team is here to review and break it all down with a very special guest, Jessie Gender ! What is so urgent t...

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May 5, 2022

"Farewell" Picard S2 Finale Review

It's another finale edition of Strange New Pod as Star Trek Picard season two comes to a close. Join Erik, Girafe, Hawk, and Julian as they deep dive and break down yet another polarizing Picard finale. Were Tallinn and Picar...

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April 29, 2022

Picard "Hide and Seek" Review

Join Girafe, Hawk, and Julian for SNP's last live show before the series premiere of Strange New Worlds! This week, the team reviews and breaks down Picard season two's penultimate episode, "Hide and Seek." Were the Borg Quee...

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April 22, 2022

Picard "Mercy" Review

It's another episode of Strange New Pod as Erik, Girafe, and Julian break down episode 208 of Star Trek Picard, "Mercy." As the show inches closer to its conclusion, was there room for a filler episode? Did "Mercy" handle all...

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April 15, 2022

"Monsters" Review

Girafe and Julian have returned from their away mission in Chicago and are joined by Hawk to review this week's brand new episode of Star Trek Picard, "Monsters." What trauma does Jean-Luc have to work out in order to wake fr...

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April 8, 2022

"Two of One" Review LIVE From Mission Chicago w/ Rhianna Herd

Join Girafe and Julian for this very special edition of the pod as they record LIVE on location from Star Trek Mission Chicago with a live audience! They're also joined in person by one half of the Duras Sisters Podcast , Rhi...

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April 4, 2022

Strange New Worlds Full Trailer Breakdown

It's the day that the Strange New Pod crew has been waiting two years for. The Strange New Worlds full-length trailer has finally been released! Julian Hawk, Julian, and our special guest TJ ( @StarTrek Pike , Trek Central ) ...

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April 4, 2022

Strange New Worlds | Spock & Una Teaser Breakdowns

The Strange New Worlds character teaser breakdowns continue with two major pieces of the bridge crew: Spock and Una aka Number One. Join Girafe, Hawk, and Julian as they break down these two very important teasers. We also go...

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April 1, 2022

SNW M'Benga & Chapel Teaser Reactions | Picard "Fly Me to the Moon" Review

It's SNP's final live episode review before Julian and Girafe grab a shuttle ride to Mission Chicago! Join the crew as they react to the latest set of Strange New Worlds character teasers featuring Doctor M'Benga and Nurse Ch...

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March 31, 2022

Strange New Worlds | Ortegas & Hemmer Teaser Breakdowns

The Strange New Worlds character teasers continue with a look at Enterprise Helmsman Lt. Erica Ortegas and Chief Engineer Hemmer. Join Julian as he rides solo for this one, breaking down both teasers shot for shot. As always,...

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March 30, 2022

Strange New Worlds | Uhura & La'an Noonien-Singh Teaser Breakdowns

It's another special edition of Strange New Pod as the final countdown to Strange New Worlds begins with two amazing character teaser trailers. Join Girafe, Hawk, and Julian as they react to and break down both the Uhura and ...

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March 25, 2022

"Watcher" Review

Join the SNP crew as they review the fourth episode of Picard season two, "Watcher." When Jean-Luc finds a young Guinan at 10 Forward, what is her reaction? How much time does Rios have left before ICE deports him, and can Se...

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March 18, 2022

"Coming Home" Discovery S4 Finale Review

Just like that, another season of Star Trek Discovery has come and gone, as season four wraps up with its thirteenth episode, "Coming Home." As always, the SNP team breaks it all down! Was the show able to stick the landing?...

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