Episode 71: I Like This Episode. It Has Variety

Special Guest: Dr. Eric Macdonald

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Subspace Chatter

In Vulcan, Alberta, Canada news:

  • Birds of Prey are moving in!

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Special Guest Requesting Permission to Beam Aboard

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Eric Mcdonald here to “The Topic is Trek” bridge.

Below is the video from her Panel at ComiCon@Home

Main Mission

  • “The Eye of the Beholder” written by David P. Harmon
    First aired on January 5, 1974
  • “The Jihad” written by Stephen Kandel
    First aired on January 12, 1974

Warp Speed Round Table

This time around…

Would you rather be part of a first contact mission or a second contact mission?

Time to refill the dilithium chamber and try to warp on out of here. 

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