Transporter Room 3: The Star Trek Podcast

Beam in to TR3 for fun, incisive, and sometimes deep (space nine) conversations about all things Star Trek -- from the Original Series to the new movies, TV show... and beyond!

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Episode 61: There Are Four LIGHTS! Reviewing TNG Season 6 on Blu-ray

Picard and Co. are back in amazing HD for Season 6's Blu-ray release, and Scott and Phil got your review!

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Season 6 features some Trek highs ("Relics," "Tapestry," "Chain of Command") and lows ("Man of the People," "The Quality of Life") but everything looks damn good in 1080p -- even the Exocomps! And especially a few brief glimpses of DS9 in the two-parter "Birthright."

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But is the set worth your hard-earned latinum? Listen and find out!

We also (literally) beam in a Red Shirt of the Week from Season 6, only to lose him on the transporter pad. *pours green drink in his honor*

So add a fourth duty shift to the rotation, keep proper count of them torture lights, and listen to TR3!

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Monday, June 9, 2014

Episode 60: Star Trek V’s 25th Anniversary: The Best (and Worst) from The Final Frontier

Put on your away team jumpsuits and grab your "marsh melon" dispensers: Today -- June 9, 2014 -- marks the 25th anniversary of the film Trek fans love to not love: Star Trek V: The Final Frontier.

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In honor of William Shatner's much-maligned directorial debut, Transporter Room 3 takes a look back at the best -- and worst -- moments from the Enterprise's trip to Bad Special Effects Island The Great Barrier in search of God!
Kirk and Spock face The Final Frontier.
Kirk and Spock face The Final Frontier.
From budget-crippling production woes to Shatner's "An Act of Love" (!) original story treatment, Phil and Scott discuss why Trek V's pain runs so deep (reference!) with the help of Sybok jokes and more trivia than you can shake a Nimbus III cat dancer lady at!

Plus, this week we field a listener e-mail that pulls a Warren Commission on the science of “All Good Things…" and bury another Original Series' Red Shirt of the Week from Season 3's "Wink of an Eye."
The seat belts of Star Trek V
The seat belts of Star Trek V
So ask God why he needs a starship and listen now to the newest ep of TR3!

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