The crew struggles with this episode because, despite the fact that they like it, they can’t keep track of what happens. To make matters worse Kirby becomes preoccupied with male android nudity, Theo unexpectedly shows an inability to pronounce the word entity, Sara despises the automatic twitch transferal machine and we all delight at a chance to see Chief Engineer Argyle achieve the amazing once again. Continue reading
Our crew is excited to explore the holodeck during The Big Goodbye. Theo struggles to understand the technology, Sara guesses about holodeck upgrades, Kirby imagines diplomacy gone horribly wrong and we all question the necessity of a human dissolving machine on the Enterprise. Continue reading
Our crew takes a confusing trip to Haven, where they never actually see much of Haven. Sara worries that Troi’s outfit is making her irritable, Kirby imagines a future Harp Channel, Theo wishes the ship would go somewhere interesting, and we all ponder Riker’s sexuality. Continue reading
The crew hangs on tight but complains an awful lot as they voyage into Hide and Q. Sara tries to start out the episode by discussing Baywatch Nights instead, Kirby tries to bring clarity to the confusion, Theo goes to a really dark place and we all end the episode as Sadder and Wiser ensigns. Continue reading
The nature of headaches is considered by the Crew. Space headaches! Also Beverly Crusher as a model for all future medicine: good bedside manner, magic glass chopsticks, and flowing auburn hair. Continue reading
Our crew is forced to confront their feelings about nudity and touching as they explore Justice. Theo objects to seeing too much of a woman, Sara shows disdain for a happy pleasure planet, Kirby seems to love suffering, and everyone has about had it with super entities. Continue reading
The Ensign’s Podcast crew watch in horror as a diplomatic escort mission devolves into an alien buffet free-for-all. The courtesies of eating aliens are considered. Can first contact be an opportunity for first course?
Our crew go Where No One Has Gone Before, delving into the minds of the crew of the USS Enterprise 1401-D. Kirby sings a song about a Klingon pet, Ensign Theo repeatedly uses the word “heady” incorrectly, Sara can’t imagine being asked to feel well being, and we all contemplate Dr. Crusher’s parenting techniques. Continue reading
The Logcast team meet the Ferengi, an all new alien race introduced in TNG. The state of Engineering is considered as Geordi upstages an off-camera Chief Argyle.
The crew come up against a fierce enemy, Code of Honor, forcing them to confront racial stereotypes and the effects of having women in the workplace. By the end of it all Ensign Theo is rendered dumb, Sara is creeped out, John Kirby proves he’ll enjoy just about anything and we all try to figure out what we would done differently with the episode.