Jul 29, 2016
Star Trek Beyond
In this episode:
and Beej discuss their lifelong histories with the Star Trek
franchise. Beej was introduced to The Original Series by his father
when he was a wee tot, and Void found The Next Generation in
syndication, eventually coming to Voyage with his
guys are big fans of the Abrams reboots, and can appreciate how the
TV and film franchises are split between the Prime universe and the
Kelvin universe. That way both purists are happy, and so are
- Regarding Star Trek Beyond, there are lots of
spoilers in this cast, but we do tell listeners when they start.
You can be sure that the first third to half of the show are
spoiler-free, and then we dig in on the new movie.
- Overall impressions: Star Trek Beyond are
beyond positive (heh heh, get it?), and we think the series has hit
its stride. We had our origin for the universe in 2009, and Into
Darkness was a decent rehash of Wrath of Khan that established this
new timeline, and Beyond takes this series into new territory, even
beginning 3 years after the last movie ended so as to not overlap
with any of The Original Series’ storylines. It’s a full-fledged
Star Trek adventure, and while it’s not perfect, it’s fun, and we
can’t wait to see it again.
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