April 19, 2022

Picard Review: “Monsters” (2.07)

Picard Review: “Monsters” (2.07)

Positively Trek 190: Picard Review: “Monsters” (2.07)

Plus: Lower Decks Teaser, New SNW Novel, & More!


We take a deep dive into Jean-Luc’s subconscious in this week’s Positively Trek! Also: Gaius Baltar in the Star Trek universe?!?


Bruce and Dan discuss the episode “Monsters,” as well as the week’s Star Trek news, including all the reveals and sneak peeks from Star Trek: Mission Chicago. We have the first novel from Star Trek: Strange New Worlds to talk about, a new teaser trailer for Star Trek: Lower Decks season 3, first names for Spock and M’Benga, and much more!


Teaser Trailer for Lower Decks season 3 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rsnn32oF4k


New Strange New World novel by John Jackson Miller - https://trekmovie.com/2022/04/11/captain-pike-saddles-up-in-first-star-trek-strange-new-worlds-novel-the-high-country/


New first names for Spock and M’Benga in SNW? - https://blog.trekcore.com/2022/04/star-trek-strange-new-worlds-mbenga-spock-first-names/


May 23rd added to U.S. theater release of the 4K Star Trek: The Motion Picture Director’s Edition - https://trekmovie.com/2022/04/15/star-trek-the-motion-picture-the-directors-edition-new-videos-theatrical-showings-update/


Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan coming back to U.S. theaters in September 2022 - https://treknews.net/2022/04/16/star-trek-ii-wrath-of-khan-40th-anniversary-screening-fathom-events/


The Next Generation in TAS-style - https://trekmovie.com/2022/04/14/watch-star-trek-the-next-generation-in-tas-style-interview-with-creator/


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Intro (00:00:00)  

Star Trek: Mission Chicago Recap (00:03:11)

Lower Decks Season 3 Teaser Trailer (00:05:56)

SNW: The High Country by John Jackson Miller (00:09:23)

Spock and M’Benga’s Names (00:13:39)

TMP Theatrical Release - Date Added (00:19:11)

The Wrath of Khan in Theatres for 40th Annv. (00:23:59)

TNG Animated (00:25:10)

Patreon Shout Out (00:27:31)

Picard Review: “Monsters” (00:28:15)

Final Thoughts (01:08:04)

Closing (01:12:07)



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