Transporter Room 3: The Star Trek Podcast

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

Episode 114: Why Star Trek: The Next Generation Still Matters, 30 Years Later

Happy birthday, Star Trek: The Next Generation! It's been 30 years since we first met the crew of the Enterprise-D, who in turn introduced us to Worf always getting his butt kicked (despite being head of security), Troi's only intermittently-helpful telepathic abilities, Q, the Ferengi, and -- of course -- The Picard Maneuver. The Picard Maneuver is forever…

Transporter Room 3, Episode 114


In this episode of TR3, Scott and Phil look back on our first Next Gen memories, our favorite things about the show, how much it improved beyond the pilot “Encounter at Farpoint” and why the series is still so special on its 30th anniversary.


We also mourn/celebrate the loss of another Red Shirt -- straight from Encounter at Farpoint! So before you watch the next ep of Discovery, listen to the latest Transporter Room 3 now…

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Transporter Room 3, Episode 114


1 comment:

  1. As always I enjoy the show. Haven't tuned in in a while, been busy with my fan films, but was so glad to catch up on so many shows.