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


New Spock, Old Picard (news update with Jason Snell)

Jason Snell joins Scott to discuss the wave of “Star Trek” related news to hit this month, including news of new actors playing Pike and Spock in “Star Trek: Discovery”, the return of Jean-Luc Picard in an entirely new TV project, and more.

Scott McNulty with Jason Snell

Download file (20 M)

Previous Episodes


“Empok Nor” (DS9) with Monty Ashley


Monty Ashley, co-host of The Villain Edit, joins Scott to discuss DS9’s Empok Nor (S5E24). Topics covered Forged in Fire, Top Shot, the eating options on DS9, and corpse robbing for fun.

Scott McNulty with Monty Ashley


“Ties of Blood and Water” (DS9) with Jim Metzendorf


Jim Metzendorf, the man behind “The Professional’s Guide to Audio Podcast Production,” and the editor of some of your favorite podcasts (plus this one!), joins Scott to discuss DS9’s “Ties of Blood and Water” (S5E19). Topics include filler sounds, dealing with the death of a loved one (this episode gets a little heavy, people), and Cardassians vs. Romulans.

Scott McNulty with Jim Metzendorf


“Ferengi Love Songs” (DS9) with Doug Savage


Doug Savage, creator of Savage Chicken and Laser Moose and Rabbit Boy, joins Scott to discuss DS9’s “Ferengi Love Songs” (S5E20). Topics include the wide variety of alien vermin that must infest DS9, the problematic nature of Ferengi, and sweet elderly lobe love.

Scott McNulty with Doug Savage


“Rogue Planet” (ENT) with Mikah Sargent


Mikah Sargent, co-host of podcasts devoted to The Office and the sleeping, joins Scott to discuss Enterprise’s “Rogue Planet” (S1E18). Topics include that theme song (yes), fake shutter noises, slugs, and what to do when you hear a creepy whisper coming from the forest.

Scott McNulty with Mikah Sargent


“In the Flesh” (VOY) with Marisa McClellan


Marisa McClellan, canner and podcaster, joins Scott yet again to discuss Voyager’s “In the Flesh” (S5E4). Topics include My Favorite Martian, coffee, and Chakotay’s aversion to changing his camera’s default settings.

Scott McNulty with Marisa McClellan


“Think Tank” (VOY) with Jean MacDonald


Jean MacDonald, one half of the Sestra Cast joins Scott to discuss VOY’s “Think Tank” (S5E20). Hey, isn’t that George from Seinfeld? Yes, it is. Was he miscast? We talk about it! Also, Jean tries her best to convince people that they really should watch Voyager. Check out her great Star Trek: Voyager - A Viewer’s Guide to be convinced!

Scott McNulty with Jean MacDonald


“Equinox Part 1 and Part 2” (VOY) with Jason Snell


Jason Snell, the head honcho of the Incomparable and Six Colors, joins Scott to discuss Voyager’s two parter “Equinox” (Part 1, Part 2) (S5E26, S6E1). Topics include Voyager’s super clean carpets, the proper amount of Harry Kim, and Starfleet’s stunning lack of security (again!).

Scott McNulty with Jason Snell


“Second Skin” (DS9) with Steven Schapansky


Steven Schapansky, podcaster many, many times over, joins Scott to discuss DS9’s “Second Skin” (DS9 S3E5). Topics include the wonders of Garak, random bag tossing, and Starfleet’s generous leave policies.

Scott McNulty with Steven Schapansky


“Night Terrors” (TNG) with Cicero Holmes


Cicero Holmes, host of Spawn on Me and Discovery Debrief, joins Scott to discuss TNG’s “Night Terrors” (S4E17). Topics include pillows and bedwear OF THE FUTURE, how to best get a concept across to aliens in a dreamscape, and Kes vs. Neelix.

Scott McNulty with Cicero Holmes


“Quality of Life” (TNG) with Anna Marquardt


Anna Marquardt, one of the people behind the blog “Fashion it So”, joins Scott to discuss TNG’s “The Quality of Life”. Cute robots! But are they alive? No, they aren’t alive… but they might be sentient! Plus particle fountains, Capt. Picard judging things he knows nothing about, and a lack of interesting costumes.

Scott McNulty with Anna Marquardt

See more episodes...

Random Trek