The Ready Room 122: They’ve Leflerized the World / by Trek fm

The Game.

Robin Lefler only made two appearances on TNG, yet became a fan-favorite thanks to a charming performance by Ashley Judd in “The Game.” When Riker’s Risian escapades endangered the Enterprise—and indeed all of Starfleet—someone had to lay down the laws and put things right. So we’re all lucky Lefler was there. In this episode of The Ready Room we’re joined by the crew of our TNG show Earl Grey—Daniel Proulx, Darren Moser, and Phillip Gilfus—to discuss the fifth season Next Generation episode, how Robin and Wesley make the perfect geek date, how the episode foreshadows technology addiction and the modern world of smartphone-gazing, the problem with Data’s off switch, why the crew is so happy to see Wesley back on the ship, and why Worf is so proud of his cake. Remember, he made it himself.

In news we discuss the TNG cast reunion that William Shatner will host at Destination Star Trek Germany, share our thoughts on the Star Trek: Renegades teaser trailer, and preview “Journal to Babel” and “Friday’s Child” from Five Year Mission’s Year Three. Plus, we answer Questions from the Fleet to choose the best starship design, and Larry Nemecek and Teras Cassidy pop in to talk about Geek Nation Tours.

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Running Time: 2 hours 10 minutes 9 seconds



Hosts

Christopher Jones and Daniel Proulx

 

Guests

Darren Moser and Phillip Gilfus

 

News

Shatner to host TNG cast reunion at Destination Star Trek Germany
Star Trek: Renegades releases teaser trailer
Larry Nemecek and Teras Cassidy set plans for 2014 Geek Nation Tours

 

Feature: The Game

Riker’s Romper Room
Welcome Back Wesley!
Turning Data Off… and On
The Robin Lefler Show
Technology Addiction
Remastered Game
Final Thoughts


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