Episodes

November 02, 2020

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine | Blood Oath

Now Playing : Blood Oath from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Three Klingons of yore turn up on DS9 looking for Dax, Curzon Dax, to fulfil a decades old Blood Oath of vengeance, but what they find is Jadzia Dax instead. If you're watching with us, the next...

October 26, 2020

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine | Necessary Evil

It's Star Trek's version of "When Odo Met Kira," but something much more sinister is happening. Our first time watcher dives into the history of Empok Nor in this one.   If you're watching with us, the next episode will be Blood Oath from Star...

October 21, 2020

Answering the Hails 4

We have been receiving emails, tweets, and messages from you guys, the Beam Me Up Community, or as we call you, the Crew. We'll respond to all of your communications in this special episode.   If you'd like to send us any hails, you can do that...

October 19, 2020

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine |Rules of Acquistion

Quark is tapped by the Grand Nagus to secure a business relationship in the Gamma Quadrant and his new right hand "man," Pel, is hoping to secure a personal relationship with Quark.  It's the one where it all starts, and Matt is here to speculate...

October 12, 2020

Attached

Picard and Beverly are psychically linked, hearing each other's inner most thoughts, and exploring their latent feelings towards each other.  And Matt gets an even firmer footing on the weird relationship between Picard and Beverly, but most...

September 27, 2020

Deep Space Nine | The Circle Trilogy

Homecoming / The Circle / The Siege

September 21, 2020

Star Trek: The Next Generation | Descent 1&2

Lore is back and this time Data has gone over to his brother's side to assist in his conquest of organics and bring about the rise of the machines! It's the season 6/7 cliffhanger that Matt watches for the first time. Join us as we discuss Descent...

September 14, 2020

In the Hands of the Prophets

Vedeks Winn and Bariel make their debuts on DS9, and it's probably the most Roddenberry esque #StarTrek episode from #DS9 that we've watched. But does our first time watcher like it? Has he rethought his position on Duet? Find out in this episode....

September 08, 2020

Duet from Deep Space Nine

Kira comes face to face with the Butcher of Galitep...or does she? It's a fan favorite episode, but do you remember your response the very first time you watched it? Matt has one you might not be ready for in this episode of Beam Me Up. If you're...

September 02, 2020

Battle Lines from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

The Kai is dead. Until she isn't anymore, but that doesn't mean she can go home. But that doesn't stop Kira from having to come to terms with her past. This may not be the greatest episode, but it one with lots of repercussions going forward. If...

August 28, 2020

Supplemental - Choosing the Episodes - DS9 Season 2

Have you ever wondered how Brent decides which episodes to watch and which ones to skip? Have you ever wondered how much he really debates over certain episodes? Well, we thought it might be fun to let you in on that process. So Brent brings in Jim...

August 22, 2020

Tapestry from Star Trek: The Next Generation

Picard is dead and Q is God, and Q gives Picard a chance to correct one of his life's biggest regrets, but in doing so, Picard gets an even bigger regret - not becoming the man he was meant to become. Star Trek does It's A Wonderful Life on Beam Me...

August 12, 2020

Past Prologue

Brent and Matt watch the second episode from Deep Space Nine and get a sense of what life will be like on board the station. Plus, there's simply someone Matt has to meet- plain, simple Garak. What does our first time watcher think of Garak? Listen...

August 04, 2020

Emissary

This is a longer episode than normal, but that's really just because along with the plot of the episode, we have a lot of new characters, a new setting, a new tone, and more to discuss.  We promise, next week we're back to our normal run time. We...

July 27, 2020

Chain of Command 1&2

THERE ARE FOUR LIGHTS! It's that Episode!  Trekkies know the one we're talking.  Picard is relieved of command and sent on a secret mission where he is captured and tortured by the Cardassians.  Meanwhile, back on the Enterprise, the...

July 20, 2020

The Inner Light

The one where Picard live another man's life for 45 years. In doing so, he gets to experience the one thing he never has in his own life - a family. It's a Road Not Taken story, and one of the best of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and even in all of...

July 13, 2020

I, Borg

It's HUGH! Everyone knows Hugh. But most importantly, this is the episode that fundamentally changed our understanding of the Borg forever. There as never a time when this episode wasn't on the list and here it is. If you're watching with us, the next...

July 06, 2020

The First Duty

Wesley Crusher is BACK! And Matt couldn't be more excited!And Tom Paris may have a thing or two to say about this episode, but that's for another time. Plus we meet the Infamous Boothby.  Hear all about Matt's heart stopping moment of the...

June 29, 2020

The Outcast

In the vein of experiencing the timeless nature of #StarTrek, this week we happen to be watching The Outcast, an episode that quite possibly speaks more to our day now than to the day it was created in.  Find out what Brent and Matt have to say...

June 21, 2020

Unification 1 and 2

In this episode, Old Trek touches New Trek, as Spock goes on the lamb and Picard is off to find out what he's up to. But there's a lot more going on in this episode than just a cool guest star. Listen in and find out everything else going on....

June 15, 2020

Ensign Ro

A little late is better than never. Here's our watch of Ensign Ro. Brent debated for a long time whether or not to include this, but in the end, it felt like a disservice to not introduce Matt to this character. Plus we get first mention of the Maquis...

June 08, 2020

Darmok

Darmok and Jalad at Tanagra. Kirk and the Gorn in Vasquez Rocks. Brent and Matt on the Mic. Socrates and Plato on the Lyceum. Kids on Saturday Morning. If you're watching with us, the next episode will be Ensign Ro.   If you want to contact the...

May 25, 2020

Redemption 1& 2

Worf's discommendation story comes to an end in this episode of Star Trek: the Next Generation....finally.  How does Matt handle the end of this story arc?  Plus, we finally get to meet the Duras sister, and a new baddie shows up, with a...

May 18, 2020

Half a Life

Surprise!!! It's a Lwaxana episode.  And Matt has feels about Lwaxana episodes.  But on the heels of Drumhead comes another hard hitter, showing once again why the world needs Star Trek.  Plus we are treated to great performances by...