What could possibly be better than Riker? Two Rikers, of course! Regardless of the scientifically questionable accident that created two copies of the nautical-bearded one, the discovery of a William Riker from eight years in the past set up a surprisingly deep story that challenged Troi’s faith in her decisions. In this episode of The Ready Room we’re joined by our Managing Editor Charlynn Schmiedt, Literary Treks host Matthew Rushing, and Riker-disciple Michael Fisher to discuss “Second Chances,” how the passage of time changes people and their paths, romanticising the past, and why nothing can stack up to Riker’s vibe.
In news we discuss possible Blu-ray plans for The Animated Series, a new book about the story of Filmation, Creation’s TNG reunion and grand slam, new toys from Diamond Select, and we share our thoughts on the surprising story found in the first issue of Countdown to Darkness.
Running Time 2 hours 2 minutes
Possible Plans to Bring Star Trek: The Animated Series to Blu-ray
Creating the Filmation Generation
Creation’s Star Trek and Sci-fi Grand Slam XVIII
Chris Pine and Zoe Saldana to Host Sci-tech Awards
Enterprise Rock Slab, Cutaway, and Minimates
Our First Impressions of Countdown to Darkness Issue #1
Klingons Grace the Cover of Countdown to Darkness Issue #4
Feature: Second Chances
Double the Riker, Double the Pleasure
Other Crew Duplicates
Michael’s Scavenger Hunt
Troi Bares Her Soul
Frakes’s Nuanced Performance
Romanticising the Past
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