Scott McNulty discusses a randomly selected episode of “Star Trek” — all series, all seasons — with a non-random guest.


“Drive” (VOY) with Brian Hamilton


Brian Hamilton, breakfast lover, joins Scott to chat about VOY’s “Drive” (S7E3). Topics include breakfast, why anyone would leave the holodeck, and last names.

Scott McNulty with Brian Hamilton

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“Deja Q” (TNG) with John Siracusa


John Siracusa, podcaster and man about the Internet, joins Scott to chat about TNG’s “Deja Q” (S3E13). Topics include how much Scott loves this episode, Corbin Bernsen’s little baby face, and whether or not we like Q as a character.

Scott McNulty with John Siracusa


“Miri” (TOS) with Antony Johnston


Antony Johnston, writer and dapper man, joins Scott to blah blah blah about TOS’s “Miri” (S1E11). Topics include why Antony had never seen this episode before, how effective it is at creeping us out and Scott’s opinions about the supporting actors looks.

Scott McNulty with Antony Johnston


“Rocks and Shoals” (DS9) with Joe Rosensteel


Joe Rosensteel, Defocused host and man about town, joins Scott to discuss DS9’s “Rock and Shoals” (S6E02). Topics include seeing famous people in ordinary places and what you should do, visual effects, and sneaky Vortas.

Scott McNulty with Joe Rosensteel


“Worst Case Scenario” (VOY) with Justin Michael


Justin Michael, guy on the internet and 2019 daily poet, joins Scott to discuss VOY’s “Worst Case Scenario” (S3E25). Topics include Scott’s excitement to see the tools one uses to write a holonovel, whether or not holodecks have their own integrated power systems, and the shocking reveal of Seska… which is shocking if you remember who Seska is.

Scott McNulty with Justin Michael


“Family” (TNG) with Beck Sweger


Becky Sweger, data engineer, Western MA booster, and long time pal of Scott, joins Scott to discuss TNG’s “Family” (S4E2). Topics include Scott nerding out about the Star Trek significance of this episode, Becky making very good points about the episode’s themes, and a discussion about how the heck the Picard’s get to keep all that land on Earth. Can anyone have a vineyard in the future?

Scott McNulty with Becky Sweger


“Cogenitor” (ENT) with Lisa Schmeiser


Lisa Schmeiser, writer, editor, and Incomparable panelist, joins Scott to discuss ENT’s “Cogenitor” (S2E22). Topics include scouting, westerns, space grandpas, and how good this episode almost ends up being.

Scott McNulty with Lisa Schmeiser


200th Episode Listener Question Edition


Scott celebrates the 200th episode by answering some questions from listeners like you. Fire off the party phasers and engage the fun.

Scott McNulty


“Regeneration” (ENT) with Erika Ensign


Erika Ensign, tireless podcaster, joins Scott to discuss ENT’s “Regeneration” (S2E23). Topics include which captain would make the best Doctor, fake snow, and how Borg implants work (or don’t work).

Scott McNulty with Erika Ensign


“Body Parts” (DS9) with Marisa McClellan


Marisa McClellan, cookbook author, canner and Scott’s better half, joins Scott to discuss DS9’s “Body Parts” (S4E25). Topics include why you should buy Marisa’s latest book, if doing this podcast has impacted Scott’s enjoyment of Star Trek, Quark’s complicated character, and an announcement is… announced.

Also, buy Marisa’s book. You’ll like it!

Scott McNulty with Marisa McClellan


“Concerning Flight” (VOY) with Dan Moren


Dan Moren, podcaster and novelist, joins Scott to discuss VOY’s “Concerning Flight” (S4E11). Topics include why you should buy Dan’s latest book, how Leonardo DiCaprio is not in this episode, and the surprising lack of tension or stakes in the story.

Did we mention that you should buy Dan’s book? Because you should.

Scott McNulty with Dan Moren

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