Episode 80: Programmable Chatter

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  • The Federation Strikes Back
  • Anson Mount keeps his eyes on the skies
  • We put a new spin on our episode recaps

Subspace Chatter

No new Trek-related news to report out of Vulcan, Alberta, Canada. But our thoughts go out to the good people of Vulcan, as they continue to struggle with COVID. Things will eventually get back to normal. And when they do, we’ll be here to report on, and poke fun at, all the Trek activities that take place in Vulcan.

94 additional stories, including everything from Zachary Quinto admitting he is totally down with performing a wedding ceremony dressed as Spock, to great Star Trek holiday gifts.

  1. Star Trek News: Franchise to get Legacy Award at event and more
  2. ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Voyager Easter egg just changed series canon
  3. There Can Be No Turning Back: How I Learned to Love DS9
  4. Listen to “Inside Star Trek,” a behind-the-scenes LP from 1976 | Boing Boing
  5. How Does She Juggle ‘Star Trek,’ A Podcast And 4-Year-Old Twins? Don’t Ask Tig Notaro
  6. Star Trek: Discovery Doesn’t Need the Federation with Saru as Captain
  7. Star Trek Theory: How Adira Can Talk To Gray | Screen Rant
  8. Star Trek’s Dreams of Unification Mirror Our Own
  9. How Star Trek: First Contact’s Time Travel Works – CINEMABLEND
  10. WATCH: Moments of Star Trek: Discovery — The New Federation | Star Trek
  11. Star Trek Fandom: Fabulous Trek art from talented artists
  12. The Quarantine Stream: Over 50 Years After it Aired, ‘Star Trek’ Remains One of the Greatest TV Shows of All Time – /Film
  13. Top streaming shows this week: ‘Mandalorian,’ ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ – Business Insider
  14. A new fan film called Star Trek: First Frontier has debuted online
  15. Star Trek Online Announces Changes To Loadouts – MMO Bomb
  16. WATCH: Star Trek: Discovery — The Details On The New Props Of Season 3 | Star Trek
  17. Star Trek: Why Picard, Sisko and Archer Deserve Their Own Monuments
  18. Star Trek’s Space-Traveling Tardigrades Live Long And Prosper After Second Circuit Affirms Non-Infringement Of Video Game Copyright – Intellectual Property – United States
  19. Star Trek: 3 animated series that would work better than Lower Decks
  20. Exclusive Star Trek gifts are abundant at this online shop
  21. Trek Culture gives 10 reasons why Kathryn Janeway is best in Star Trek
  22. Review: Eaglemoss Takes Control With XL USS Discovery And Section 31 Station Models – TrekMovie.com
  23. Malcolm McDowell got death threats for killing Captain Kirk | People | martinsvillebulletin.com
  24. STAR TREK’s Brent Spiner Has a Feud with LeVar Burton in Hilarious Short Film BRENTWOOD — GeekTyrant
  25. ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ borrows a brilliant idea from ‘The Next Generation’
  26. Star Trek Discovery Season 3’s Many Voyager Parallels Explained
  27. Star Trek: Discovery’s Rachael Ancheril Dishes on Nhan’s Big Moment
  28. Star Trek Discovery Theory: What Section 31 Did To Emperor Georgiou
  29. ‘Star Trek’ Set Television History in 1968 With First Interracial Kiss
  30. Three Theories About Kovich And What’s Next For Georgiou On ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ And Beyond – TrekMovie.com
  31. How Star Trek: Discovery Has Changed the Federation and Starfleet | Den of Geek
  32. Star Trek’s Wil Wheaton Says Acting Is Now “Traumatic” After His Childhood
  33. Comic Book Preview – Star Trek: Voyager – Seven’s Reckoning #1
  34. Star Trek fans cheer as Miles O’Brien (but not that one) covers SpaceX launch for CNN — Daily Star Trek News
  35. The over-the-top space fashions of Star Trek: TOS | Boing Boing
  36. Star Trek Magazine features the bridge crew from Discovery in their November issue — Daily Star Trek News
  37. Star Trek: How DS9 Saved Jake Sisko From Wesley Crusher’s Fate
  38. Star Trek Discovery Theory: How The Music Could Have Caused The Burn
  39. Review: Return To The Delta Quadrant For ‘Star Trek: Voyager – Seven’s Reckoning’ Part 1 – TrekMovie.com
  40. Simon Pegg Ends Feud with Quentin Tarantino Over ‘Star Trek’ | IndieWire
  41. Star Trek: Voyager – A Celebration; Exclusive Excerpt
  42. In Star Trek: Voyager – A Celebration, Hero Collector goes behind the scenes for the series’ 25th anniversary — Daily Star Trek News
  43. Did Star Trek: Year Five Just Diss a Beloved TOS Actor?
  44. Stellar Star Trek Gifts to Add to Your Holiday Cart
  45. Learning to Love and Accept Through Star Trek
  46. Sir Patrick Stewart and Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry to be honored with Young Artist Academy special merit awards — Daily Star Trek News
  47. Star Trek: Discovery newcomer Noah Averbach-Katz is living a Trekkie’s dream, and he’s got video to prove it — Daily Star Trek News
  48. 5 of the best Star Trek tweets this week, from fun to history
  49. Star Trek Universe TV Shows Nominated For 7 Critics Choice Super Awards – TrekMovie.com
  50. Moments of Star Trek: Discovery — Off The Book | Star Trek
  51. Local Star Trek celeb featured in one of 15 items in Advocacy Center auction | 14850
  52. Watching First Contact In the Worst Possible Timeline
  53. ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Easter egg teases a wild ‘TNG’ time-travel twist
  54. ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ borrows from ‘The Running Man’ in season 3, episode 6 ‘Scavengers’ | Space
  55. Star Trek To Receive Legacy Award at Critics Choice Super Awards
  56. Star Trek: Discovery | Ensign Tilly Is Not A Cat Person (S3, E6)
  57. Star Trek: Voyager: Here’s your chance to win Kate Mulgrew’s autograph
  58. First Look At February 2021 Star Trek Comics From IDW – TrekMovie.com
  59. Herb Solow Dead: Producer Brought ‘Star Trek’ to NBC – Variety
  60. Star Trek: ‘Burnham Goes Rogue’ Has Become Discovery’s ‘They Shut Down the X-Files’
  61. Star Trek: Discovery Continues A Running Deep Space 9 Joke
  62. Zachary Quinto would officiate a wedding as Spock for the right price
  63. Star Trek: Discovery Reveals an Old Federation Enemy is Now an Ally
  64. Video: TrekCulture’s 10 biggest mistakes hits the nail on the head
  65. How The Haunting of Bly Manor Connects To Star Trek: TNG’s Worst Episode
  66. Star Trek: Voyager’s Seven of Nine Tests Her Humanity in New Comic
  67. Herbert F. Solow, A Founding Father Of Star Trek, Dies At 89 – TrekMovie.com
  68. Herb Solow Dead: Exec Who Developed Original ‘Star Trek’, ‘Mission: Impossible’ – Deadline
  69. Herbert F. Solow obituary, exec who sold Star Trek to NBC dies at 89
  70. Star Trek: Discovery: Easter Eggs and References in Season 3, Episode 6, “Scavengers”
  71. Star Trek: DS9: Alexander Siddig hated his character changes in season 5
  72. Star Trek: 10 Unpopular Opinions About Enterprise (According To Reddit)
  73. Applications for the Television Academy Foundation’s Star Trek Command Training Program 2021 are now open — Daily Star Trek News
  74. Star Trek Discovery: Who Will Be the New Number One? | CBR
  75. Watch: ‘Animaniacs’ Reboot Pokes Fun At Star Trek Reboot – TrekMovie.com
  76. Star Trek Voyager’s “Endgame” Repeated A Season 5 Episode (But Worse)
  77. Star Trek: A Queer History Of The Franchise | Screen Rant
  78. David Ajala Has Definitely Seen Your Fanart
  79. Preview Star Trek: Discovery 3×07 “Unification III” with suspiciously few stills and another starship tribute — Daily Star Trek News
  80. ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 3 just broke a major rule of movie canon
  81. Star Trek producer Herb Solow created the iconic Captain’s Log plot device
  82. The Legacy of Zefram Cochrane
  83. Star Trek for beginners: Where to start with the final frontier – CNET
  84. Star Trek: The Original Series: A Contest of Principles — Exclusive Excerpt
  85. ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Season 2 release date: Star teases a killer TNG crossover
  86. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Reread — Rules of Accusation | Tor.com
  87. Deep Space Nine Still Had a Melora Problem — But We Shouldn’t
  88. Star Trek’s Most Breathtaking and Consequential Battles
  89. Vulcans and Romulans: A Primer on Unification
  90. Star Trek Beyond: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Kalara
  91. Star Trek didn’t make William Shatner rich, he tells ‘crazy’ fan – CNET
  92. Star Trek: Discovery Drops Another Major Clue About the Burn
  93. Star Trek Timeline: Everything That Happened After Picard Before Discovery Season 3
  94. Star Trek: Discovery Has Holodecks Now

Main Mission

This week we’re talking about episodes 6, 7 and 8 of “Star Trek: Discovery,” Season 3. 

Warp Speed Round Table

This time around…

If you were the Captain of the Discovery, what would your catchphrase be?

End Of Show

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

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