Discovery Season One, Part One Recap.
After twelve long years of waiting for new episodes of Star Trek, eight weeks should be a cake walk, right? The first part of Star Trek: Discovery’s first season is done, and we take a moment to reflect on what we’ve seen so far. How did it measure up to our expectations? What are our overall impressions?
In this episode of The Edge, hosts Brandon-Shea Mutala, Mike Schindler, and Amy Nelson are joined by Tom Elliot of The Twilight Zone Podcast to reflect on the first nine episodes of Star Trek: Discovery. We talk about the design of the show, the spore drive, spinning saucer sections, Klingons, characters, the story, and much more.
The Design (00:04:58)
The Spinning Saucer (00:19:07)
The Klingons (00:23:20)
The Format (00:26:47)
The Characters (00:33:59)
The Story (00:47:40)
The Predictions (00:57:23)
Final Thoughts (01:04:12)
Closing and Feedback (01:12:02)
Brandon-Shea Mutala, Amy Nelson, and Mike Schindler
Mike Schindler (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Tony Robinson (Associate Producer) Thomas Puleo (Associate Producer) Lisa Slack (Associate Producer) Shoaib Mirza (Associate Producer) Richard Rutledge (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Tony Robinson (Show Art) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager)
Hanelle M. Culpepper Interview. We’re joined by Hanelle M. Culpepper, director of the Star Trek: Discovery episode “Vaulting Ambition,” to talk about her film work, directing philosophy, and more.
Fan Response to Season One. We discuss all the feedback we’ve received from listeners of The Edge about the full season of Discovery—both positive and negative!
Will You Take My Hand? We discuss the season-one finale of Star Trek: Discovery, Clint Howard, and predictions for season two.
Fan Response to “Will You Take My Hand?” We discuss all the feedback we’ve received from listeners of The Edge—both positive and negative!
Commentary Track. Mike Schindler is joined by Max Hegel to bring you a commentary for the first-season finale of Star Trek: Discovery, “Will You Take My Hand?”.
Live Reaction Show: Will You Take My Hand? Join us for immediate reactions to the first-season finale of Star Trek: Discovery!
Starbases and the USS Saratoga. We deep-dive into “The War Without, The War Within” and explore past appearances by some of the ships and bases that have been destroyed in the war.
The War Without, The War Within. We discuss the discuss Project Genesis, forced mind-melds, astronomical units, and more with sociology professors and Star Trek experts John and Maria Jose Tenuto.
Fan Response to “The War Without, The War Within.” We discuss all the feedback we’ve received from listeners of The Edge—both positive and negative!
Commentary Track. Mike Schindler is joined by Max Hegel to bring you a commentary for the fourteenth episode of Star Trek: Discovery.