Episode 74: We Bring It Downtown

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Star Trek Day – September 8th!

Over on Twitch, you can join in the “Geeks who Drink Star Trek Pub Quiz,” which starts at 7:00pm Eastern/4:00pm Pacifc. Join fellow Star Trek fans from all over the world and test your “Star Trek” knowledge. The quiz can be accessed at: twitch.tv/geekswhodrinkpubquizzes/

Because right now, as part of the celebration, you can share what Star Trek means to you by posting stories, pictures and memories ons Instagram and Twitter, using the hashtag StarTrekStory (#StarTrekStory), for a chance to be featured on the official Star Trek platforms.

Star Trek Day | Star Trek

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Among CBS’ Fall Broadcast Lineup | IndieWire

Klingon No More: Kenneth Mitchell Gets His Human Moment in STAR TREK: DISCOVERY Season 3 • TrekCore.com

A reminder that season 3 of “Discovery” premiers on October 15th.

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 3 Will Introduce Non-Binary And Transgender Characters – TrekMovie.com

James Darren, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’s Vic Fontaine, is recovering from COVID-19 — Daily Star Trek News

Vulcan Alberta, Canada

Fuel stolen from Vulcan Golf and Country Club | Vulcan Advocate


45 additional stories. Everything from Chris Pine still hoping to return for Star Trek 4, to a story that connects season 2 of “Discovery” to a painting in Spock’s quarters in “The Undiscovered Country.”

  1. Chris Pine Is Hopeful He Will Return as Kirk in Star Trek 4
  2. Star Trek: Lower Decks Name Drops a Forgotten TNG Villain | CBR
  3. Star Trek dream comes true | Sandusky Register Dawnn Lewis joins the Federation
  4. Star Trek: Every Captain’s First Ship (& How The Earned Command)
  5. An Inside Look at the Making of Star Trek: The Motion Picture | Gizmodo UK
  6. Three ways Lower Decks makes Star Trek more three-dimensional
  7. Preview “Cupid’s Errant Arrow” With 12 New Images And Trailer For ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Episode 105 – TrekMovie.com
  8. What’s Hot : Star Trek: Picard: The Last Best Hope by Una MCormack : Authorlink
  9. Star Trek: Voyager’s Surprising Guest Stars | Star Trek
  10. Review: Mirror Georgiou Goes From Augustus To Agent In ‘Star Trek: Discovery: Die Standing’ – TrekMovie.com
  11. ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Review – Organic Comedy – Electric Bento
  12. Star Trek: Lower Decks — “Moist Vessel” Easter Eggs | Star Trek
  13. Emmy nominee James MacKinnon for makeup on Star Trek: Picard interview
  14. A 19th Century Philosopher’s Clues to Picard’s 24th Century Journey
  15. Are The Planets Aligning For Captain Proton From ‘Star Trek: Voyager’ To Rematerialize In ‘Short Treks’? – TrekMovie.com
  16. Star Trek: How Time Travel Works In Each TV Show & Movie
  17. ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 3 release date may kick off a shocking crossover
  18. From Holo-Moriarty To Space Lincoln, ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Easter Eggs In “Moist Vessel” – TrekMovie.com
  19. Star Trek: Why Picard Season 2 Should Bring Back DS9’s Dominion
  20. Jeffrey Combs Shran was nearly a great regular for Star Trek: Enterprise
  21. Review: Odo’s Investigation Takes A Dark Turn In ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Too Long a Sacrifice’ #2 – TrekMovie.com
  22. Star Trek’s George Takei Is Still Up For A Sulu Spinoff Series
  23. The Star Trek: Lower Decks Bridge Crew | Star Trek
  24. Star Trek: Lower Decks Reveals the Shocking Truth of the Universe
  25. Space Force Ranks: William Shatner Op-Ed | Space Force Star Trek
  26. Star Trek: Picard: Why fans mourned the death of a minor character
  27. ‘X-Files’ Animated Comedy in the Works at Fox | Hollywood Reporter
  28. Memorabilia From Star Wars, Star Trek and More Fetches $6.2 Million at Auction
  29. Wil Wheaton Set to Narrate Ernest Cline’s Ready Player Two Audiobook | Penguin Random House Audio
  30. Star Trek’s Top 10 Connections to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
  31. George Takei is Still Ready For That Sulu Series
  32. Star Trek: Lower Decks – “Moist Vessel” Easter Eggs: California Class Ships
  33. New Podcast Will Hear From Asian Actors Who’ve Appeared On ‘Star Trek’ | West Virginia Public Broadcasting
  34. Star Trek: Lower Decks Exclusive Clip Gives First Look At Haley Joel Osment’s New Lieutenant – CINEMABLEND
  35. ‘Short Treks’ Creator On His Mission In Expanding ‘Star Trek’ World – Deadline
  36. ‘Lower Decks’ Episode 4 proves the Trek spinoff is more than Easter eggs
  37. How Star Trek (May Have) Saved British Columbia From COVID-19
  38. YouTuber Gabe Emerson creates Raspberry Pi-based scanner similar to Star Trek tricorder — Daily Star Trek News
  39. Star Trek: How Old Was Spock When He Died (Both Times)
  40. William Shatner’s latest album “The Blues” now available for pre-order — Daily Star Trek News
  41. Preview The First Five Pages Of The ‘Star Trek: Hell’s Mirror’ One-Shot Comic – TrekMovie.com
  42. Discovery Explains Spock’s Weird Star Trek 6 Painting
  43. Star Trek Discovery: The REAL Reason Spock Never Mentioned Michael
  44. Star Trek’s Heroes Keep the Faith — Here’s How
  45. ‘Star Trek: Fleet Command’ mobile strategy game is beaming up the entire Trek timeline | Space

Main Mission

This week we’re talking about episodes 4 and 5 of Season 1 of “Star Trek: Lower Decks” 

Moist Vessel
First released on August 27, 2020
Written by Ann Acacia Kim

Directed by Barry J. Kelly and Juno John Lee

Cupid’s Errant Arrow
First released on September 3, 2020
Written by Dave Ihlenfeld and David Wright
Directed by Bob Suarez

Warp Speed Round Table

This time around…

If Dax, or some other symbiant, were to be in season 3 of Discovery, would you want them to be a “walking encyclopedia” of everything that happened over the intervening 930 years? Or should that remain vague?

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

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