STDP 041 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E14 – Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2 (3 of 3)

STDP 041 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E14 – Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2 (3 of 3)

It’s episode 41 of The Star Trek Discovery Podcast, and Ruthie and Brian complete the discussion on Star Trek: Discovery – S2E14, which is titled Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2; this time, focussing on voicemails and written feedback, our notes, and news. This episode was written by Michelle Paradise & Jenny Lumet & Alex Kurtzman, and directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi. We’re taking the rest of the month off, but we plan to be back in June with a Season 2 roundtable. Read more…

STDP 040 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E14 – Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2 (2 of 3)

STDP 040 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E14 – Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2 (2 of 3)

It’s episode 40 of The Star Trek Discovery Podcast, and Ruthie and Brian continue their analysis and discuss your feedback for Star Trek: Discovery – S2E14, which is titled Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2; this time, focussing on No’s and Hold Your Horses. This episode was written by Michelle Paradise & Jenny Lumet & Alex Kurtzman, and directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi. Like last week, this episode is a shining example of an episode being greater than the sum of its parts, but we isolate the parts that aren’t as good or at least make us question. Read more…

STDP 039 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E14 – Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2 (1 of 3)

STDP 039 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E14 – Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2 (1 of 3)

It’s episode 39 of The Star Trek Discovery Podcast, and Ruthie and Brian analyze and discuss your feedback for Star Trek: Discovery – S2E14, which is titled Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2, and they also cover more feedback on the previous episode. Both episodes were written by Michelle Paradise & Jenny Lumet & Alex Kurtzman, and directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi. Can an imperfect episode still get a perfect score? We think so!!! Like last week, it’s another shining example of an episode being greater than the sum of its parts. STDP 038 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E13 – Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 1

STDP 038 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E13 – Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 1

It’s episode 38 of The Star Trek Discovery Podcast, and Ruthie and Brian analyze and discuss your feedback for Star Trek: Discovery – S2E13, which is titled Such Sweet Sorrow. This episode was written by Michelle Paradise & Jenny Lumet & Alex Kurtzman, and it is directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi. We finally get to see the bridge of the Enterprise, as an armada of Section 31 ships, close in, and Burnham and a skeleton crew prepare to send Discovery into the future. We both loved this episode, even with its flaws. It’s a shining example of an episode being greater than the sum of its parts.Read more…

STDP 037 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E12 – Through the Valley of Shadows

STDP 037 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E12 – Through the Valley of Shadows

It’s episode 37 of The Star Trek Discovery Podcast, and Ruthie and Brian analyze and discuss your feedback for Star Trek: Discovery – S2E12, which is titled Through the Valley of Shadows. This episode was written by Bo Yeon Kim & Erika Lippoldt, and it is directed by Douglas Aarniokoski. Burnham and Spock investigate a rogue Section 31 ship, a fourth signal appears on Boreth, where Pike meets Baby Voq and his future, while trying to get a time crystal.Read more…

STDP 036 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E11 – Perpetual Infinity

STDP 036 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E11 – Perpetual Infinity

It’s episode 36 of The Star Trek Discovery Podcast, and Ruthie and Brian analyze and discuss your feedback for Star Trek: Discovery – S2E11, which is titled Perpetual Infinity. This episode was written by Alan McElroy & Brandon Schultz, and it is directed by Maja Vrvilo. Michael Burnham reunites with her mom, and Leland’s taken a very disturbing turn.Read more…

STDP 035 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E10 – The Red Angel

STDP 035 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E10 – The Red Angel

It’s episode 35 of The Star Trek Discovery Podcast, and Ruthie and Brian analyze and discuss your feedback for Star Trek: Discovery – S2E10, which is titled The Red Angel. This episode was written by Chris Silvestri & Anthony Maranville, and it is directed by Hanelle M. Culpepper, who has been announced as the director of the first two episodes of the new Picard series. We learn a lot this episode, like who the Red Angel is, who developed Project Daedalus, and how Leland was involved in Burnham’s parents’ death. Read more…

STDP 034 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E9 – Project Daedalus

STDP 034 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E9 – Project Daedalus

For this supersized episode 34 of The Star Trek Discovery Podcast, Ruthie and Brian discuss Star Trek: Discovery – S2E9, which is titled, Project Daedalus. This episode was written by the new co-showrunner for Season 3, Michelle Paradise, and it is directed by Jonathan Frakes, whose name you might recognize. :-) Pike and Cornwell rendezvous to infiltrate Section 31 Headquarters, only to encounter some unexpected results. We finally get to know Airiam, but is it too late? Read more…

STDP 033 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E8 – If Memory Serves

STDP 033 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E8 – If Memory Serves

For episode 33 of The Star Trek Discovery Podcast, Ruthie and Brian discuss Star Trek: Discovery – S2E8, which is titled, If Memory Serves. This episode was written by Dan Dworkin & Jay Beattie, and it is directed by TJ Scott. We see a link between The Original Series and Discovery as Spock and Burnham arrive at Talos IV! Back on the ship, we see Culber feeling disconnected to his prior life with Stamets and how it was cut short by Tyler/Voq, and we have Pike taking the crew to Talos IV after the Talosians initiate contact between Vina and him! Read more…

STDP 032 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E7 – Light and Shadows

STDP 032 – Star Trek Discovery – S2E7 – Light and Shadows

For episode 32 of The Star Trek Discovery Podcast, Ruthie and Brian discuss Star Trek: Discovery – S2E7, which is titled, Light and Shadows. This episode’s teleplay is by Ted Sullivan, from a story by Ted Sullivan & Vaun Wilmott, and it is directed by Marta Cunningham. Burnham takes leave and heads to Vulcan to continue to search for Spock, and she succeeds! However, Spock is not himself. After Burnham leaves Discovery, which is still orbiting Kaminar, the ship encounters an anomaly where past, present, and future all exist at once that Pike and Tyler investigate in a shuttlecraft, only to be attacked by the probe they launched. Like all Ted Sullivan episodes, it seems, this was a great one! Read more…

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