Discovering Trek: The Star Trek Universe Companion

Discovering Trek: The Star Trek Universe Companion

Discovering Trek will be the definitive look at every brand new episode in the Star Trek Universe!! This podcast will look at the story and characters, but will also look to see what we might discover about humanity--and maybe even ourselves--in the process. This podcast is filled with SPOILERS, so be sure to have watched the current episode of Star Trek before listening.

Episodes

May 5, 2023 37 mins

The amazing Final Season of Star Trek: Picard has concluded and, now, we begin our look at this amazing reunion of the crew of the Enterprise D.  Beverly Crusher is in trouble and, in reaching out to Jean-Luc Picard, she tells him to “tru...

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In this special breaking news edition of Discovering Trek, Bill Smith, Ron Wrobel, and Mike Bovia discuss the announcement by Paramount+ that Star Trek: Discovery will end after Season 5.

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November 4, 2022 43 mins

This week on Star Trek Lower Decks' incredible Season 3 finale, the Cerritos goes up against Admiral Buenamigo's computer run starship in a test to see if the California Class of starships will be replaced by the new super AI Texas class. As with any fully automa...

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November 4, 2022 36 mins

This week on Star Trek Lower Decks, Captain Freeman gets her wish as "Project Swing By" is approved by Starfleet Command!  The Cerritos has been chosen for the first mission to return to, of all places, Omara - you know the drug addict planet from TNGs Symbiosis?...

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October 24, 2022 13 mins

Mike and Emilie are back with Kate Mulgrew, Brett Gray, and Ella Purnell from Star Trek Prodigy!


The second half of season 1 is on the way and Mike and Emilie were at the press junket for the new season portion. Find out how the stars of Prodigy feel about the...

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October 14, 2022 37 mins

This week on Star Trek Lower Decks, its time for the biggest sequel in the history of Holodeck blockbusters as Boimler tries to outdo Mariners first adventure Crisis Point.  Captain Dagger (Boimler) and his crew of the USS Wayfarer have to stop the Romulans from ...

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October 14, 2022 29 mins

This week on Star Trek Lower Decks, it's the unexpected return of the Exocomp Peanut Hamper! After abandoning the crew in the Season 1 finale, Peanut Hamper has been floating in the Pakled/Federation battle debris field.  She manages to escape a Drookmani salvage ...

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September 29, 2022 35 mins

This week on Lower Decks, Captain Freeman is assigned to negotiate a trade agreement with the Karemma while docked at...wait for it...wait for it...DEEP SPACE 9!!!  The return to everyone's favorite "Cardassian Monstrosity" is anything but normal as Tendi has to ...

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September 29, 2022 35 mins

This week on Lower Decks, Rutherford is having some problems with his implants and when Tendi tries to help with a cache purge, things get a little crazy as a younger version of Rutherfords conscience takes over his body and fights for control.  The two Rutherfor...

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September 23, 2022 30 mins

This week on Lower Decks, Boimler, Tendi and Mariner discover a scheme by the dreaded Delta Shift to manipulate a ship lottery on some fancy new living quarters.  They begin a quest to get to the one terminal on the entire ship so that they can beat the Delta's at their own game. Along the way, ...

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September 16, 2022 28 mins


This week on Lower Decks, during an away mission, Boimler, Mariner and Rutherford face their ultimate fantasies as well as their most feared nightmares, all thanks to some special glowly rocks that harness thoughts and memories. Our crew soon discovers that not a...

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September 7, 2022 31 mins

Grab your bat'leths and prepare for an amazing quest, adventurers!  During their downtime, General Martok returns (kind of) to lead our Lower Deck crew on glorious quests and missions.  When on duty, Boimler decides he is going to change his ways and be more assert...

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September 5, 2022 28 mins


This week on the season premier of Star Trek: Lower Decks, Captain Freeman is on trial for the destruction of Pakled Planet, and Mariner is not going to sit by and watch her mom go down without a fight.  The Cerritos is in a secure location and the gang hijacks a f...

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July 14, 2022 37 mins

It's the explosive finale of Strange New Worlds! The future of the alpha quadrant balances on the terror of Pike's foreseen future as we revisit a classic TOS episode with a twist. And who is that commanding the Farragut? Is that...Captai...

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July 11, 2022 31 mins

The crew comes face-to-face this time with the terrifying enemy of this first season of Strange New Worlds, the Gorn. But the enemy might be much closer than it appears when survivors of a marooned ship are rescued by the Enterprise. Betw...

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July 6, 2022 43 mins

The crew are transformed into the characters of the Elysian Kingdom, a book M'Benga has been reading to his daughter Rukiya who has also suddenly disappeared. M'Benga, and Hemmer, the only two crew members unaffected, must discover if the...

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June 24, 2022 29 mins

Yeaaargh! Pirates sighted in this episode of Strange New Worlds as the Enterprise is lured outside Federation territory in a ruse to capture the ship! A potential ally turns out to be an enemy though to they do engage Spock in a fascinati...

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June 22, 2022 27 mins

"Lift Us Where Suffering Cannot Reach" has the Enterprise intervening in a world that is outside of Federation territory. While the ship and crew have no jurisdiction here, will Pike follow his heart and violate General Order One to save ...

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June 7, 2022 53 mins

This week on Discovering Trek, Mike, Yvette, Matthew, and guest Jamie Rogers discuss the Strange New Worlds episode, "Spock Amok."

The crew brings the funny in this episode with swapped identities and Enterprise BINGO. Plus, we find out t...

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June 1, 2022 36 mins

This week guest host Kasey Shafsky, Yvette, and Matthew discuss the next episode of Strange New Worlds, "Memento Mori."

You're going to learn more than you knew before about brown dwarfs and their significance in song. Starfleet also cele...

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