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 Discovery to the new movies... and beyond!

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

212. Deep Space Nine's 'Starship Down' Review

This week we celebrate the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Starship Down" -- it's The Poseidon Adventure on the Defiant, and it's a good one. We also are lucky to have with us the author of The Autobiography of Mr. Spock, Una McCormack, who helps us add another Red Shirt to our roster. So watch out for atmospheric probes and listen now to the newest TR3!


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Saturday, September 4, 2021

211. William Shatner's Star Trek Movie Memories

Captain James T. Kirk himself beams down this week to share some behind-the-scenes secrets from his first four Star Trek movies, which arrive in a-mah-zing 4K just in time for Star Trek's 55th anniversary. We also recap the last few Star Trek: Lower Decks episodes and discuss the new Borg Queen coming to Star Trek: Picard. So modulate your shield settings and listen now to TR3!



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Friday, August 13, 2021

210. Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 2 Premiere Review

Star Trek: Lower Decks returns for its second season and we have a review of the premiere episode. Plus, showrunner Mike McMahan also beams down to chat with us and provide this week's Red Shirt. So press pause on your holodeck extreme cardio workout and listen to the new episode now!


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Saturday, August 7, 2021

209. Voyager ‘Distant Origin’ Review – Planet of the Dinosaurs

What started out as a Star Trek: Voyager pitch for “dinosaurs with guns” turned into Jurassic Scientist. This week, we review “Distant Origin,” discuss its, ahem, origins from rough concept to final episode, and eulogize a Redshirt with ties to this fan-favorite episode. We also break down the pros of Alex Kurtzman’s newly extended tenure overseeing the Final Frontier and what’s up with that Worf comedy show pitch.


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Tuesday, July 20, 2021

208. The Best Star Trek Episodes You Will Never See

This week, we dive into 55 years worth of Star Trek Development Hell and explore some great (and maybe some not so great) episodes that were never made. We also have a mini-review of Discovery Season 3 on Blu-ray (it's great!) and break down all the recent big Trek news: WandaVision director Matt Shakman beams down to helm Star Trek 4, Playmates Toys gets back into the Trek action figure game, and more…


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Tuesday, June 29, 2021

207. 'Redemption, Part 1' 30th Anniversary Review

Klingon Civil War has come to Transporter Room 3. This week we review Next Generation's "Redemption, Part 1" Season 4 cliffhanger, written by Ron Moore -- and drop some cool behind-the-scenes trivia. We also break down the Picard Season 2 trailer, and Gates McFadden beams on down to chat about her new Star Trek podcast! And we talk about that time Harrison Ford made Phil very uncomfortable. How? Listen now to find out!


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Thursday, June 10, 2021

206. Star Trek: TNG's 'Deja Q' Review

This week, we review the one where Q gets naked and plays with a mariachi band: "Deja Q." How well does one of the most meme-able TNG episodes hold up? Listen and find out. We also have a Red Shirt and a name for our "one cool thing" segment. (We think.)


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