Episodes

Half a Life

May 18, 2020

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 perform…

The Drumhead

May 11, 2020

We have a saying on this show: The World Needs to Sit Down and Watch Star Trek Together. And this week's episode is THE perfect example of why. But what does our First Timer pull from this episode? Listen in and find out. If…

First Contact

April 27, 2020

This episode fits the bill due to it's discussion of the Prime Directive and what can happen when it all goes wrong.  Riker is missing, and the emergent race is hostile to the idea that they aren't the center of the universe…

Reunion

April 19, 2020

In this episode, we revisit an old flame of Worf's. The only trouble is, we skipped that first episode. No worries, Brent's got it covered as Matt reacts kinda like Worf did to the big surprise. For our Patrons, Matt viewed …

Brothers

April 14, 2020

This week on Beam Me Up, we dive into the episode Brothers. Lore is back, we finally meet Dr. Soong, and we introduce the emotion chip! Plus, we get to meet Worf's adoptive parents, the incomparable Rozhenko's, who has all t…

Family

April 7, 2020

In this week's episode, we wrap up the Best of Both Worlds trilogy with the episode "Family."  We meet a lot of families, but mostly, we journey with Jean Luc Picard as he mentally recovers from his borg assimilation, and fi…

Best of Both Worlds Part 2

March 30, 2020

It's the exciting to conclusion to the best cliffhanger of all time, and our episode reviewing it is just as exciting. Find out how Matt reacts to end of the story on this week's Beam Me Up Podcast.   If you're watching with…

The Best of Both Worlds

March 24, 2020

There's absolutely no way you can do a "best of Star Trek" podcast and not do this episode. This is Matt's first time watching this episode, and we are here for every moment of it.  Relive all the great moments from this epi…

Hollow Pursuits

March 17, 2020

Matt has one more character he has to meet before we get out of season 3 of #StarTrekTNG, Reginald Barclay. Lots to discuss with disorders and addiction, and even bullying, plus we get to meet Reg! It's Reg!   If you're watc…

Sins of the Father

March 9, 2020

Worf finds out he's not the sole survivor of his family. Picard is a cha'dich, Klingons are everywhere, and Matt watches Sins of the Father for the first time. If you're watching with us, the next episode will be Hollow Purs…

The Offspring

March 2, 2020

Data becomes a Daddy, and @asamatterofmatt goes on the same journey that Captain Picard does in this episode. The Offspring, an episode more important than we realized, is now playing at Beam Me Up Pod. If you're watching wi…

Yesterday's Enterprise

Feb. 24, 2020

Tasha Yar is back...or is she? The Enterprise D comes in contact with a blast from the past, the Enterprise C. It's a thought provoking episode and Matt has questions.  And we discuss what you do when you have the chance to …

Supplemental - Picard Ep 5: Stardust City Rag, with guest @TrekGeeksBill

Feb. 22, 2020

Supplemental - When there's new Trek on TV and you have a Star Trek podcast, you can't NOT talk about the new Trek.  But Matt isn't quite there yet, so Brent brings in co-founder of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network, @TrekGeeks…

Manhunt

Feb. 19, 2020

Admittedly, it is a bit jarring to go from Q Who to Lwaxana Troi, but come on, it's Lwaxana, and Matt just had to meet her.  Besides being played by the First Lady of Star Trek, there are some clearly comical moments in this…

Supplemental - Picard Ep 4: Absolute Candor, with guest @Ren_Daxt

Feb. 14, 2020

Supplemental - When there's new Trek on TV and you have a Star Trek podcast, you can't NOT talk about the new Trek.  But Matt isn't quite there yet, so Brent brings in his long-time co-host on The PewterCast podcast and long…

Q Who

Feb. 10, 2020

When CBS decided to release Star Trek: The Next Generation, they celebrated each season's release by showing two episodes from each season in the theaters.  For season 2, it was The Measure of a Man, and of course, this epis…

The Measure of a Man

Feb. 3, 2020

The Measure of a Man is perhaps THE seminal episode of season 2 of Star Trek: The Next Generation.  It's the one where Data goes on trial to determine his status as a living being.  It's an episode that has repercussions eve…

Supplemental - Picard Ep 2: Maps and Legends, with guest @BatlethBabe

Jan. 31, 2020

Supplemental - When there's new Trek on TV and you have a Star Trek podcast, you can't NOT talk about the new Trek.  But Matt isn't quite there yet, so Brent brings in Heather Rae, aka @BatlethBabe of @TrekGivesBack to discu…

A Matter of Honor

Jan. 28, 2020

Matt doesn't know anything about Star Trek.  Brent has been a Trekkie for over 20 years, having watched every episode and movie multiple times. Join Matt as he explores for the first time why is Trek the Cultural Phenomenon …

Supplemental - Picard Ep 1: Remembrance

Jan. 23, 2020

Today, as we record this, the brand new series, Star Trek Picard debuted on CBS All Access.   Matt isn't quite ready to watch the series just yet, but Brent was overflowing with excitement.  So in this episode, Brent flies s…

The Child

Jan. 20, 2020

Matt doesn't know anything about Star Trek.  Brent has been a Trekkie for over 20 years, having watched every episode and movie multiple times. Join Matt as he explores for the first time why is Trek the Cultural Phenomenon …

The Neutral Zone

Jan. 15, 2020

Matt doesn't know anything about Star Trek.  Brent has been a Trekkie for over 20 years, having watched every episode and movie multiple times. Join Matt as he explores for the first time why is Trek the Cultural Phenomenon …

Datalore

Jan. 7, 2020

Matt doesn't know anything about Star Trek.  Brent has been a Trekkie for over 20 years, having watched every episode and movie multiple times. Join Matt as he explores for the first time why is Trek the Cultural Phenomenon …

Where No One Has Gone Before

Dec. 29, 2019

Matt doesn't know anything about Star Trek.  Brent has been a Trekkie for over 20 years, having watched every episode and movie multiple times. Join Matt as he explores for the first time why is Trek the Cultural Phenomenon …