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Friday, November 9, 2018

Episode 145: Star Trek Does The Odyssey With “Calypso”

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Transporter Room 3, Episode 145

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This week, author Michael Chabon himself stops by to discuss his new Short Treks installment, “Calypso,” as well as what it’s like working on the upcoming Picard show. Plus, Phil and Scott dive into the episode too, which jumps a thousand years into Star Trek’s future to give us an outer-space retelling of Homer’s The Odyssey… or at least the part involving the nymph of the title!


We bathe this episode with all the praise, while also speculating about what it means for Discovery and her crew’s future. And Chabon himself tells us about how he’d like to continue the story by heading in a few very interesting directions…

All that, plus a Red Shirt who has liquid plastic for blood! So cut off your arm and then reattach it perfectly, evolve your computer a thousand years, and sing Muse, because the next episode of Transporter Room 3 is here!

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Transporter Room 3, Episode 145

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