Random Trek Review Podcast - A Star Trek Review Podcast

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Random Trek Review is the podcast where Andrew and Matt will discuss and review randomly selected episodes of Star Trek.

All Episodes

Andrew and Matt try to keep things serious as they review the recently completed second season of Star Trek: Lower Decks! They talk about their favourite moments, episodes, character developments and more!

Nov 12

1 hr 18 min

Matt and Andrew discuss The Survivor from … that other animated series. They talk about the decent Romulan ploy, the failure of that ploy, subpar security officers and more!

Oct 26

56 min 37 sec

Andrew consults with future Matt regarding the Enterprise episode “Future Tense”. They discuss the Tholians, the Temporal Cold War, some bad mystery boxes and more!

Oct 12

49 min 50 sec

Matt and Andrew kick off the fourth season of RTR with a discussion of the Enterprise episode Dear Doctor. They talk about movie night, an upcoming directive, sensual cured meats and much more!

Sep 28

1 hr 1 min

Andrew and Matt don their birthday hats and celebrate three years of RTR! Tune in as they discuss the previous season of RTR, have their third annual trivia showdown and select the first episode to be reviewed in the upcoming season of RTR.

Sep 21

1 hr 13 min

Andrew and Matt continue their discussion of Star Trek: The Search For Spock. They talk about the look of the Genesis Planet, use of Klingon language, Vulcan gong sounds and much more!

Aug 10

1 hr 10 min

Matt and Andrew begin their review of Star Trek III: The Search For Spock. They talk about another Jackie Chiles sighting, the greatness of the Excelsior, a major Seinfeld connection, and much more!

Jul 27

1 hr 33 min

Andrew and Matt talk about the classic Star Trek: The Next Generation episode, “Yesterday’s Enterprise”. They discuss realistic warp times, the merits of killing Tasha Yar, grisly omissions from the final battle and much more!

Jul 13

1 hr 25 min

Matt and Andrew treat each other with suspicion as they break down the DS9 episode “Whispers”. They talk about disdain for Starfleet annual physicals, O’Brien’s coffee addiction, DS9 pillaging the TNG prop dept and much more!

Jun 22

1 hr 14 min

Andrew and Matt exchange places, as they look at “A Matter of Honor,” a Star Trek: The Next Generation episode. They discuss Star Trek’s lack of adventurous eaters, the best way to enjoy gagh, old school versus new school Klingons, and m…

Jun 8

1 hr 6 min

Matt and Andrew re-learn the Rules of Acquisition as they discuss the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode “Prophet Motive”. Topics include DS9’s beloved dart board, a kinder Grand Nagus Zek, wormhole aliens and much more!

May 25

1 hr 10 min

Andrew and Matt get naked, as they talk about the TOS episode “The Naked Time”. The discussion includes the benefits of the tip-up bed, Spock’s extraordinary drunk abilities, the lack of quarantine procedures, and much more!

May 11

1 hr 16 min

Matt and Andrew dive into labour relations as they talk about the DS9 episode “Bar Association”. The discussion includes Bajoran Lent, Nausicaan dart games, Odo’s response to complaints about station security, and much more!

Apr 27

1 hr 13 min

Matt and Andrew discuss the gripping conclusion in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode, “By Inferno’s Light”. They talk about Jem’Hadar fighting rules, offer some rare praise for Worf, DS9’s frequent callbacks and much mor…

Apr 13

1 hr 9 min

Andrew and Matt go on a wild goose chase as they discuss the Deep Space Nine episode In Purgatory’s Shadow. They talk about Klingon copyright laws, Ziyal’s Seinfeld connection, the episode’s shocking reveals and much more!

Mar 30

1 hr 12 min

Matt and Andrew get animated as they discuss the Star Trek: Lower Decks episode “No Small Parts”. Topics include the episode’s myriad of callbacks, Badgey’s re-appearance, the intelligence level of the Pakleds and much more!

Mar 16

1 hr 12 min

Andrew and Matt shore up their deuterium supplies and review the Star Trek: Enterprise episode “Marauders”. They talk about uncharacteristic Klingons, the lack of booby traps, best one-off Starfleet uniforms and more!

Mar 2

1 hr

Matt and Andrew fight through their suspicions as they review the Star Trek: Enterprise episode “The Andorian Incident”. They talk about Roxann Dawson’s directing prowess, a Berman-ism, 21st century matte paintings and more!

Feb 16

1 hr 16 min

Andrew and Matt tap into their youth, as they review the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “Too Short A Season”. They discuss what Starfleet admirals actually do, foreshadowing Patrick Stewart’s future, the fate of Jameson’s w…

Feb 2

1 hr 10 min

Matt and Andrew don their chainmail as they discuss the Original Series episode “The Squire of Gothos”. The talk about coffee time on the Enterprise bridge, the other starship Discovery, hilarious sound effects and more!

Jan 19

58 min 4 sec

Andrew and Matt take a look at the recently concluded third season of Star Trek: Discovery. They discuss the plotline, character arcs, some fun behind the scenes tidbits and much more!

Jan 15

2 hr 57 min

Andrew and Matt ring in the new year with a review of the Voyager episode “Good Shepherd”. They talk about the joys of cable television, Janeway the science know-it-all, the episode’s rock star and much more!

Jan 5

58 min 3 sec

Matt and Andrew get very Ferengi as they review the Deep Space Nine episode “The Nagus”. They discuss the perils of following the Rules of Acquisition, how poor Mr. O’Brien became a substitute teacher, two characters named Gral and much …

Dec 2020

1 hr 7 min

Andrew and Matt head to Abaddon’s Repository of Lost Treasures and review the Voyager episode “Alice”. They discuss some quality acting in the episode, debate who Star Trek’s best pilot is, Voyager’s strict dress code and muc…

Dec 2020

1 hr 3 min

Matt and Andrew are off to the mirror universe as they talk about the Discovery episode “Despite Yourself”. They discuss Discovery’s quick death trigger, Tilt-A-Whirl staff meetings, an Inception level callback and much more!

Nov 2020

1 hr 14 min

Andrew and Matt deal with timely stuff as they discuss the Deep Space Nine episode “The Quickening”. They talk about memories of Quark’s ad jingle, the speed plagues are typically cured in Star Trek, how to pass time alone on a runabout …

Nov 2020

1 hr 7 min

Matt and Andrew get vengeful and furious as they review the Voyager episode “Fury.” They talk about Jennifer Lien’s departure from the show, the questionable special effects, Voyager’s time travel destinations, and much more! Hosts:…

Oct 2020

1 hr 8 min

Andrew and Matt come at you with a very special bonus episode in which they discuss the recently completed first season of Star Trek Lower Decks! The discussion covers plot arcs and characters, the first appearance of a mimbo on Star Trek, their favourite…

Oct 2020

1 hr 32 min

It’s back to the Bajoran sector for Andrew and Matt as they review the Deep Space Nine episode “Looking For par’Mach in All the Wrong Places”. They discuss the very odd O’Brien/Kira love story, Klingon courting rituals, a Jac…

Oct 2020

1 hr 3 min

Matt and Andrew are back in the universe of cartoons as they review the Animated Series episode, “The Pirates of Orion.” They cover the unintended hilarity of Mr Spock, the treaty citation showdown, the notable writer of the episode, and much …

Sep 2020

53 min 14 sec

Andrew and Matt are back on the Enterprise-D as they discuss the Next Generation episode “Manhunt”. They talk about how forgettable the episode is, some of the wild aliens from early TNG, medical school in the 24th century and much more! Hosts:…

Sep 2020

1 hr

Andrew and Matt break down the Voyager episode “Demon.” The discussion includes the comfort level of sickbay beds, Paris channelling his inner Roger Moore, Taurik vs. Vorik, and many other great topics!

Jan 2019

1 hr 11 min

In episode 11 of Random Trek Review, Andrew and Matt press on with their review of Star Trek: The Next Generation’s “Descent, Part Two.” They delve into Lore’s tax evasion schemes, Data’s emotion chip, the practicality of and…

Jan 2019

1 hr 10 min

Happy New Year! What better way to celebrate than with episode ten of Random Trek Review, featuring our first two-part episode! Andrew and Matt break down the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode, “Descent, Part One.”

Jan 2019

1 hr 11 min

It’s back to the Delta Quadrant, as Andrew and Matt break down the Star Trek: Voyager episode, “Ashes to Ashes.” The discussion includes Seven’s struggles dealing with unruly children, past crew members who have met their demise, and Ens…

Dec 2018

1 hr 3 min

In this episode of Random Trek Review, Andrew and Matt discuss the Star Trek Voyager episode “Scientific Method.” It is a conversation covering a range of topics, including old men on park benches, and the time required to achieve Janeway̵…

Dec 2018

56 min 7 sec

In the seventh episode of Random Trek Review, Matt and Andrew discuss the Star Trek: The Original Series episode “All Our Yesterdays.” They talk about one planet’s decision to flee into the past to avoid destruction, Kirk’s odd plo…

Nov 2018

1 hr

In the sixth episode of Random Trek Review, Andrew and Matt discuss the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode “Rapture.” In this slightly longer than usual episode, they talk about Sisko’s mission to get Bajor into the Federation.

Nov 2018

1 hr 14 min

In this show, Andrew and Matt discuss the Star Trek: Voyager episode “Emanations.” The discussion includes the fame of returning from the afterlife, hanging out in an alien funeral home, and Harry Kim’s daring all-or-nothing plan.

Oct 2018

56 min 1 sec

Andrew and Matt review the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode “Indiscretion.”. They talk about Dukat’s nod to Seinfeld with his accessory choice, the mystique of the Breen, and the best member of the DS9 crew to get advice from.

Oct 2018

57 min 3 sec

Andrew and Matt discuss “The Next Phase,” an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. Their discussion includes the Bajoran death chant, the ever treacherous Romulans, and the conspicuous absence of the Enterprise’s ace transporter chi…

Sep 2018

1 hr 2 min

In episode two of RANDOM TREK REVIEW, Andrew and Matt review Star Trek: The Original Series episode “The Tholian Web,” including a discussion about 23rd century space suits, Tholian punctuality, and recommended treatment for exposure to phased…

Sep 2018

56 min 34 sec

In this first episode, Matt and Andrew discuss Star Trek: The Next Generation’s “The Schizoid Man,” covering everything from near warp transports and rousing funeral speeches, to terrible stunts and the Bob Sacamano of Star Trek.

Aug 2018

57 min 26 sec

On this first episode of RANDOM TREK REVIEW, Andrew and Matt explain what the podcast is about, discuss the origins of their Star Trek fandom, and their thoughts on each of the Star Trek series. Hosts: Andrew & Matt Editor: Matt Twitter/Instagram: Twitter &…

Aug 2018

55 min 9 sec