Episode 141: Do You Like Me, Check Yes or No

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Manny Coto Dead: Emmy-Winning ’24’ EP Who Created Fox’s AI Drama ‘Next’ Was 62 – Deadline
Manny Coto Remembrance By Brian Helgeland: “We Wrote Together To Be Together” – Deadline

Main Mission, part 1

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
“Among the Lotus Eaters”
Written by Kirsten Beyer & Davy Perez
Directed by Eduardo Sánchez

Bonus: Interesting observation from Screenrant.com

Strange New Worlds Reverses A Great Story From Star Trek’s Removed Paramount+ Show

Subspace Chatter

In Vulcan, Alberta, Canada news…

Vulcan and Cayley among towns to benefit from high-speed internet investment

Here are links to 51 additional stories.broken out by series, movies and other categories. 


Star Trek: The Original Series

  1. Star Trek’s First Pilot Deviated From The Norm – And NBC Wasn’t Happy With That
  2. Star Trek Almost Had To Axe Spock’s Character In Season 2
  3. 10 Harsh Realities of Rewatching Star Trek: The Original Series

Star Trek: The Next Generation

  1. 10 Harsh Realities Of Rewatching Star Trek: The Next Generation 29 Years Later
  2. Who Created Data on Star Trek?
  3. Star Trek: The Next Generation Cast & Character Guide

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

  1. What Separates Sisko From Other Star Trek Captains, According To DS9’s Cirroc Lofton


Star Trek: Picard

  1. Every Major Story Star Trek Picard Forgot

Star trek: Prodigy

  1. Star Trek: Prodigy Is the Bold and Beautiful Little Sibling of the Star Trek Universe, and Needs to Be Allowed to Continue | Tor.com
  2. ‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ Season 1, Vol. 2 Available For Pre-Order On Blu-Ray And DVD – TrekMovie.com
  3. Missing Star Trek Prodigy Episodes to Get Physical Release

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

  1. Strange New Worlds Season 2’s Mysterious Episode 9 Teased By Star Trek’s Christina Chong
  2. Khan Is Canadian? What’s Behind Strange New Worlds’ Weird Star Trek Change
  3. 59 Years Later, Star Trek Retcons Its Strangest Forgotten Adventure
  4. Strange New Worlds – “Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow” Easter Eggs – Trek Central
  5. Strange New Worlds Introduces Character Who Can Crossover Into EVERY Star Trek Show
  6. ‘Strange New Worlds’ season 2 episode 4 references an incident from the original series pilot | Space
  7. Strange New Worlds Easter Eggs Bring Back the Very First Star Trek Adventure in a New Way | Den of Geek
  8. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 2 Episode 4 Review: Among the Lotus Eaters | Den of Geek
  9. Strange New Worlds Just Delivered a Masterclass in Time Travel Romance
  10. Recap/Review: ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ Remembers Itself In “Among the Lotus Eaters” – TrekMovie.com
  11. ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ Stars on Pike’s Relationship, Ortegas’ Confidence & More
  12. Strange New Worlds S2’s Rigel VII Return Is A Sequel To Star Trek’s Very First Episode
  13. The Ready Room | Anson Mount In Command | Paramount+ – YouTube
  14. Why Are We Meeting Multiple Kirks on ‘Strange New Worlds’?
  15. Director Valerie Weiss on her ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ courtroom drama (exclusive) | Space
  16. Captain Pike’s Big Star Trek Strange New Worlds Comeback Was Worth Waiting For
  17. Strange New Worlds Gives Captain Pike His Star Trek Hero Moment
  18. Strange New Worlds Returns to Star Trek’s First Away Mission
  19. 7 Strange New Worlds Updates To Star Trek’s Original Pilot & Planet Rigel 7
  20. Star Trek’s TOS Planet Teaches La’an How To Deal With Kirk’s Strange New Worlds Death
  21. How Strange New Worlds’ Writers Define Star Trek ‘Canon’
  22. Preview “Charades” With New Images & Clip From ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ Episode 205 – TrekMovie.com
  23. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ Paul Wesley Didn’t Want To Play A Canon Version Of Kirk
  24. FIRST LOOK | Star Trek: Strange New Worlds – ‘Charades’ | Star Trek
  25. Star Trek Almost Got A Great New Commodore In Strange New Worlds
  26. ‘Strange New Worlds’ cinematographer brings 23rd-century style to ‘Star Trek’ | Space
  27. “It’s Meaningful”: Strange New Worlds’ Mystery Gesture Teased By Star Trek Writer
  28. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 2 Will Explore Ortegas’ Soldier Background [Exclusive]

(unannounced so-called “Star Trek: Legacy” series)

  1. 11 Star Trek Characters Who Must Return In Legacy


Star Trek books, audio books and DVDs

  1. First Look At The ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks – Crew Handbook’ May Offer Season 4 Clues – TrekMovie.com

Star Trek video games/board games/role-playing games

  1. Star Trek Adventures to Launch Solo Edition with Captain’s Log Solo Roleplaying Game

Star Trek Comics/graphic novels/magazines

  1. REVIEW – Star Trek: Defiant Issue #5 – Trek Central
  2. REVIEW – Star Trek: The Motion Picture ‘Echoes’ Issue #3 – Trek Central
  3. See Sisko Face Cardassian Justice In Preview Of ‘Star Trek’ #10 – TrekMovie.com



  1. Star Trek’s New Timeline Changes Reveal A Picard Retcon Failure.
  2. 23 Coolest Alien Characters in the Star Trek Franchise
  3. The History of Star Trek’s Borg, Explained
  4. Star Trek: What Is The Most Heavily Armed Starfleet Ship?
  5. Star Trek’s History With the Writers’ Strike, Explained
  6. Is This the End of Star Trek’s Golden Age of Streaming? – IGN

Main Mission, part 2

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
Season 2, Episode 5
Written by Kathryn Lyn & Henry Alonso Myers
Directed by Jordan Canning

End Of Show

It’s about time to refill the dilithium chamber and get on out of here. 

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