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#DCTV #theflash #Legendsoftomorrow #Arrow #Supergirl #Podcast Couch Commandos #70
31 Mar 2017 @ 09:07 am
Couch Commandos EP70
News from Arrow and Flash
SUPERGIRL S02E17 “Distant Sun”
LYNDA CARTER RETURNS AS PRESIDENT MARSDIN; KEVIN SMITH DIRECTS - A large bounty is put out on Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) and aliens from far and near attack National City intent on taking out the woman of steel. Alex (Chyler Leigh) and Maggie (Floriana Lima) run into Maggie’s ex-girlfriend, Emily (guest star Hayley Sales), who is in town for a week. Hank (David Harewood) gets an interesting order from President Marsdin (guest star Lynda Carter). Kevin Smith directed the episode
THE FLASH Episode S03E18 “Abra Kadabra”
Flash (Grant Gustin) battles Abra Kadabra (guest star David Dastmalchian), a villain from Earth-19, who makes him a tempting offer - release him and Abra Kadara will reveal Savitar’s true identity. Desperate to save Iris (Candice Patton), Barry considers taking the deal but Gypsy (guest star Jessica Camacho) breaches in to capture the villain for her own reasons and during the melee, Abra Kadabra manages to escape. Barry is furious that Gypsy interfered but Gypsy refuses to back down, forcing Cisco (Carlos Valdes) to take sides. Meanwhile, Julian (Tom Felton) is still a bit cold towards Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) but when she is severely injured in a battle with Gypsy, he rushes to her side.
DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Episode S02E16 “Doomworld”
BETRAYALS - After obtaining the Spear of Destiny, the Legion of Doom rewrites reality, leaving the Legends changed, perhaps forever. Frightfully, the Legends’ and the world’s hopes rest with Rory (Dominic Purcell), but being the “hero” is not easy for him. Meanwhile, there is tension within the Legion of Doom and the reason why the Spear of Destiny needs to be destroyed is revealed.
ARROW Episode S05E18 “Disbanded”
Diggle (David Ramsey) and Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) are shocked by Oliver’s (Stephen Amell) decision to call on the Bratva to help take down Prometheus (Josh Segurra). Concerned the Bratva may overstep, Diggle has a hard conversation with Oliver about what happens if things go south. Meanwhile, Felicity learns something shocking at Helix.
Legens next weeks is season finale. The rest of the shows Shows are back at the end of APRIL for 4 reamainign epsidoes.
#DCTV #theflash #Legendsoftomorrow #Arrow #Supergirl #Podcast Couch Commandos #69
24 Mar 2017 @ 11:54 am
Couch Commandos EP69
NEWS: Flash and Supergirl
SUPERGIRL Episode Title: S02E16 “Star-Crossed”
A new villain comes to National City, putting Supergirl on high alert. Meanwhile, Winn’s girlfriend, Lyra , gets Winn in trouble with the law. Maggie attempts to help Winn but old loyalties get in the way. The Music Meister attacks Supergirl.
FLASH Episode Title: S03E17 “Duet”
Barry and team are surprised when Mon-El and Hank Henshaw arrive on their Earth carrying a comatose Supergirl who was whammied by the Music Meister. Unable to wake her up, they turn to Team Flash to save her. However, the Music Meister surprises The Flash and puts him in a similar coma, one that Team Flash can’t cure. Kara and Barry wake up without their powers in an alternate reality where life is like a musical and the only way to escape is by following the script, complete with singing and dancing, to the end.
ARROW Episode Title: S05E17 “Kapiushon”
Prometheus goes to extreme lengths to destroy Oliver. In flashbacks, Oliver’s violent tendencies come to a head in a confrontation with Anatoly.
DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Episode Title: S02E15 “Fellowship of the Spear”
The Legends must devise a plan to retrieve the last remaining fragments of the Spear of Destiny from the Legion of Doom. They find themselves in France at the height of World War I faced with the knowledge that they must destroy the mystical object. They enlist the help of a soldier by the name of John Ronald Reuel Tolkin and find that the Spear is leading them into the heart of the war. Meanwhile, the team must all resist the temptation of the Spear, and the return of a former teammate.
#Ironfist #supergirl #legends #flash #Arrow Podcast Couch Commandos E68
19 Mar 2017 @ 08:51 am
Couch Commandos EP68
Powerless, Star Trek Discovery
SUPERGIRL Episode Title: S02E15 “Exodus”
As Alex (Chyler Leigh) searches for Jeremiah (guest star Dean Cain) and Kara (Melissa Benoist) investigates a series of alien kidnappings, the sisters realize they must break the rules to foil a new Cadmus plot. In an effort to get Snapper Carr (guest star Ian Gomez) to run a story that would help her stop Cadmus, Kara agrees to set up an interview between Snapper and Supergirl.
THE FLASH Episode Title: S03E15 “The Wrath of Savitar”
While training with Barry (Grant Gustin), Wally (Keiynan Lonsdale) starts to have visions of Savitar, which he hides from the team. A dangerous secret threatens Barry and Iris’ (Candice Patton) happiness.
THE FLASH Episode Title: S03E15 “Into the Speed Force”
Desperate to stop Savitar and save his friends, Barry (Grant Gustin) turns to the speed force for answers. H.R. (Tom Cavanagh) gives Jesse some advice
DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Episode Title: S02E13 “Land of the Lost”
A DIVIDED MIND - After capturing Rip (Arthur Darvill), he forces the Waverider to crash, leaving the Legends stuck seventy million years in the past. Ray (Brandon Routh) leads Amaya (Maisie Richardson-Sellers) and Nate (Nick Zano) to recover a vital piece of the ship. In an effort to get the “good” Rip back, Rory (Dominic Purcell) suggests they enter Rip’s mind, but what Sara (Caity Lotz) and Jax (Franz Drameh) discover in his subconscious is not pleasant and they must fight evil versions of themselves. Meanwhile, Nate and Amaya continue to get closer, but it could cause serious ramifications.
DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Episode Title: S02E14 “Moonshot”
When the Legends track Commander Steel to NASA Headquarters in 1970, they learn where Nate’s ) grandfather hid the last fragment of the Spear of Destiny. The team notices a time aberration during the Apollo 13 mission and believes that the Legion of Doom might be involved. As the Legends journey into space to intercept Apollo 13, the Waverider suffers massive internal damage and Ray’s life is left in jeopardy when he is stranded on the moon. Meanwhile, tension grows between Rip and Sara as to who is the leader of the team.
ARROW Episode Title: S05E16 “Checkmate”
Oliver (Stephen Amell) gets closer to the truth about Prometheus. Meanwhile, Helix refuses to continue helping Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) until she does a favor for them.
NEWS RIP BILL PAXTON, UNTITLED X-MEN PROJECT, INHUMANS, GOTHAM
SUPERGIRL Episode Title: S0E214 “Homecoming”
DEAN CAIN RETURNS - When Jeremiah Danvers is rescued from Cadmus, Alex and Kara are thrilled to have their father back. The Danvers arrange a family dinner to celebrate but things go awry when a suspicious Mon-El (Chris Wood) starts to question Jeremiah about his sudden return.
FLASH Episode Title: S03E14 “Attack on Central City”
THE EPIC CONCLUSION TO THE TWO-PART BATTLE WITH GRODD - When Grodd and his army of gorillas bring the battle to Earth-1, The Flash and team must find a way to stop them before they destroy Central City. Gypsy returns to join the fight. Meanwhile, Jesse Quick decides she wants to stay with Wally on Earth-1
ARROW Episode Title: S05E15 “Fighting Fire with Fire”
VIGILANTE ATTACKS MAYOR QUEEN - Oliver faces his biggest challenge yet as mayor. Felicity continues down her dark path with Helix. After Vigilante attacks Oliver while he’s acting as the mayor, Diggle leads the team in a mission to stop Vigilante once and for all.
Couch Commandos Podcast E66
25 Feb 2017 @ 09:08 am
NEWS INHUMAN< RUNAWAYS AND CASTLE ROCK
REVIEWS AGENTS OF SHIELD, SUPERGIRL, ARROW, LEGENDS, THE FLASH
SUPERGIRL S02E12 “Luthors”
LENA IS ARRESTED - After Metallo breaks out of prison and frees Lillian Luthor , the police blame Lena for his escape and arrest her. Despite overwhelming evidence, Kara refuses to believe her friend is guilty and fights to clear Lena’s name. Flashbacks reveal how Lena came to be a Luthor. Meanwhile, Alex and Maggie celebrate their first Valentine’s Day together.
SUPERGIRL S02E13 “Mr. & Mrs. Mxyzptlk”
DC COMICS’ MR. MXYZPTLK HITS NATIONAL CITY - When Mr. Mxyzptlk ), a magical imp, shows up on Earth and declares his love for Kara , she tries to let him down easy, thinking him harmless. However, he decides it’s a challenge and starts to wreak havoc on National City. Mon-El has seen beings like Mr. Mxyzptlk on Daxam and knows how dangerous they can be. He and Kara argue over how to get rid of Mr. Mxyzptlk, further straining their relationship. Meanwhile, Alex and Maggie celebrate their first Valentine’s Day together.
ARROW S05E13 “Spectre of the Gun”
WILD DOG’S HISTORY IS REVEALED - A traumatic attack on City Hall triggers painful memories for Rene about his family. Flashbacks reveal how Rene went from simple family man to a hero named Wild Dog. Meanwhile, Oliver must deal with the perpetrator behind the attack and realizes the best way to do so is as Mayor Queen instead of the Green Arrow. Tensions run high in the Arrow bunker
ARROW S05E14 “The Sin-Eater”
CHINA WHITE, CUPID AND LIZA WARNER BREAK OUT OF PRISON - China White , Cupid and Liza Warner break out of Iron Heights and head to Star City for revenge. Oliver tries to bring in the newly formed girl gang but the ACU intervenes mid-fight. To his surprise, they are there to arrest the Green Arrow for the murder of Detective Malone. Meanwhile, Lance feels responsible for the prison break after Warner tells him she heard about him working with Damien Darhk.
MARVEL’S AGENTS OF SHIELD S04E15 “Self Control”
Suspicion turns to paranoia when the team doesn’t know who can be trusted as more LMDs infiltrate S.H.I.E.L.D., on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,”
MARVEL’S AGENTS OF SHIELD S04E14 “The Man Behind the Shield”
Mace fights for his life while Coulson and team find themselves in a deadly cat-and-mouse game as they attempt his rescue, on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,”
DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW S02E13 “Land of the Lost”
A DIVIDED MIND - After capturing Rip, he forces the Waverider to crash, leaving the Legends stuck seventy million years in the past. Ray leads Amaya and Nate to recover a vital piece of the ship. In an effort to get the “good” Rip back, Rory suggests they enter Rip’s mind, but what Sara and Jax discover in his subconscious is not pleasant and they must fight evil versions of themselves. Meanwhile, Nate and Amaya continue to get closer, but it could cause serious ramifications. Future.
THE FLASH S03E13 “Attack on Gorilla City”
BARRY AND TEAM TRAVEL TO GORILLA CITY AND FACE GRODD - When Jesse Quick informs the team that her father has been abducted, Barry, Caitlin , Cisco and Julian voyage to Earth-2 on a rescue mission to save Harry from Gorilla City. As they trek through the forest, Barry and the team are immediately captured and brought to Grodd. Grodd tells them he needs their help to stop Solovar, the leader of Gorilla City, as Solovar wants to invade Earth-1. Meanwhile, back on Earth-1, Jesse and Kid Flash hit the streets to stop a metahuman that can control gravity, with H.R. and Joe guiding them from S.T.A.R. Labs.
#TheFlash #Supergirl #Arrow #LegendsOfTomorrow #AgentsofSHIELD #podcast
10 Feb 2017 @ 08:55 am
Couch Commandos 65
News Supergirl, Doctor Who, Cloak and Dagger
Winners and Sinners
SUPERGIRL S02E10 “We Can Be Heroes”
LIVEWIRE IS SET LOOSE UPON CENTRAL CITY - After Livewire (guest star Brit Morgan) seemingly breaks out of prison, Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) is intent on recapturing her. After training Mon-El (Chris Wood), Supergirl takes him with her when she sees Livewire attack the NCPD but things go awry when Mon-El puts Supergirl before the citizens of National City. Meanwhile, James (Mehcad Brooks) decides to come clean with Kara and M’Gann (guest star Sharon Leal), has a psychic attack and collapses into a coma. Rebecca Johnson directed the episode written by Caitlin Parrish & Katie Rose Rogers
SUPERGIRL S02E11 “The Martian Chronicles”
WHITE MARTIANS ATTACK THE DEO - Armek (guest star Terrell Tilford), a White Martian, descends on National City intent on taking M’gann (guest star Sharon Leal) back to Mars to face her punishment as a traitor. Hank (David Harewood) and Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) determine the best way to keep M’gann safe is to bring her to the DEO. However, when it is revealed that Armek shape-shifted into M’gann and is now loose in the building, the team realize he could be disguised as any one of them.
Episode Title: S05E11 “Second Chances”
ALIA AL GHUL TAKES OLIVER UNDER HER WING - In his quest to take down Kovar, Oliver (Stephen Amell) gets help from a surprising source - Talia al Ghul (guest star Lexa Doig). However, when she reveals what she wants from him in exchange, Oliver isn’t sure he can accept her help. Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) attempts to hack the NSA to help free Diggle (David Ramsey) but when her online efforts are flagged, she faces off against an unknown adversary. Meanwhile, Curtis (Echo Kellum) tells the team about a female vigilante, Tina Boland (guest star Juliana Harkavay), he uncovered online who has been wreaking havoc all over the country.
Episode Title: S05E12 “Bratva”
OLVIER RETURNS TO RUSSIA - A mission takes Oliver (Stephen Amell), Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) and team to Russia where they meet up with Oliver’s old friend, Anatoly (guest star David Nykl). Meanwhile, fresh out of rehab, Lance (Paul Blackthorne) returns to the mayor’s office ready to get back to work. However, when Susan (guest star Carly Pope) asks for an interview with Lance to discuss his addiction, he balks and it’s up to Rene (guest star Rick Gonzalez) to help keep things on track
MARVEL’S AGENTS OF SHIELD
Episode Title: S04E12 “Hot Potato Soup”
“Hot Potato Soup” - Agents Sam and Billy Koenig (Patton Oswalt) are hunted down to get at the Darkhold book, and only Coulson and the team can save them before the clock ticks out
Episode Title: S04E13 “BOOM”
“BOOM” - Daisy, Mace and the S.H.I.E.L.D. team must find a way to contain an explosive Inhuman. Meanwhile, Coulson and Mack come face-to-face with Radcliffe’s inspiration for Aida, on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D
Episode Title: S03E11 “Dead or Alive”
DC COMICS’ GYPSY ARRIVES ON EARTH-1 - H.R.’s (Tom Cavanagh) past catches up with him when a bounty hunter with vibe powers named Gypsy (guest star Jessica Camacho) arrives in Central City to bring him back to Earth-19 to stand trial for his crime. It turns out inter-dimensional travel is illegal on their Earth. H.R. surrenders but when Barry (Grant Gustin) and Cisco (Carlos Valdes) find out that H.R.’s only hope would be to challenge Gypsy to a fight to the death, they intercede and Cisco offers to fight Gypsy instead.
Episode Title: S03E12 ”Untouchable”
Barry (Grant Gustin) and the team at S.T.A.R. Labs work together to bring down Clive Yorkin (guest star Matthew Kevin Anderson), a criminal meta-human who is methodically killing people by causing them to decompose at an accelerated rate. Joe (Jesse L. Martin) becomes his next target but it’s Iris (Candice Patton) who is caught in the crossfire. The Flash mentors Kid Flash (Keiynan Lonsdale) and begins to elevate the newer speedster’s training to another level.
DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW
Episode Title: S02E10 “The Legion of Doom”
TAKING RISKS - The Legends are determined to find and rescue Rip (Arthur Darvill), but first must focus on locating the Spear of Destiny. Stein (Victor Garber) thinks he has the perfect person to help but knows involving her will be risky. Meanwhile, Malcom Merlyn (guest star John Barrowman) and Damien Darhk (guest star Neal McDonough) realize that Thawne (guest star Matt Letscher) is pitting them against each other.
Episode Title: S02E11 “Turncoat”
When The Legends find a new Time Aberration they learn they must travel to the winter of 1776 to protect George Washington and the American Revolutionary War. Unfortunately, things don’t go as planned, forcing Sara (Caity Lotz) to send out Nate (Nick Zano) and Amaya (Maisie-Richardson-Sellers) to help. Meanwhile, Jax (Franz Drameh) and Stein (Victor Garber) who are busy protecting the incapacitated Waverider from their new enemy, are forced to step into roles that they don’t think they are prepared for.
#midseasonpremieres #TheFlash #Supergirl #Arrow #LegendsOfTomorrow #AgentsofSHIELD
27 Jan 2017 @ 08:58 am
News Marco Polo, Supergirl, Star Trek Discovery, Timeless, Constantine, Charmed, Arrow. Time After Tme, FLash
SUPERGIRL Episode Title: S02209 “Supergirl Lives”
KEVIN SMITH DIRECTS; ROULETTE RETURNS - Kara (Melissa Benoist) is moved by the story of a missing woman named Izzy and decides to investigate despite Snapper Carr’s order to leave it alone. Kara takes Mon-El with her to the last place Izzy was seen and the duo find themselves thrust through a portal to another planet, Slaver’s Moon, where the downtrodden are sold as slaves. The leader of the trafficking ring is none other than Roulette). To make matters worse, Slaver’s Moon has a red sun, which means Kara and Mon-El are stripped of their powers and stuck on the planet with no way home. Meanwhile, back on Earth, Alex blames herself for Kara’s disappearance, fearing she’s become too focused on her new relationship with Maggi) and too complacent in watching out for her sister.
THE FLASH Episode Title: S03E10 “Borrowing Problems from the Future”
BARRY FIGHTS FOR IRIS - Barry is tormented by his vision of the future where Iris is murdered by Savitar. When a criminal named Plunder shows up in Central City, Barry recalls the villain’s presence in his vision of the future and fears that if he catches Plunder, it will cement Iris’ fate. Confused about Barry’s hesitation to stop Plunder, Wally decides to step in as Kid Flash. Caitlin offers Julian a job.
ARROW Episode Title: S05E10 “Who Are You?”
OLIVER WANTS JUSTICE; FELICITY WANTS REVENGE - Worried that Prometheus is right and he is truly a killer at heart, Oliver looks for any ray of hope and finds it in what seems to be the miraculous return of Laurel Lance . However, Felicity, still reeling from Detective Malone’s murder, is bent on revenge - she wants to stop Prometheus at any cost. While in prison, Diggle fights for his life.
DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Episode Title: S02E09 “Raiders of the Lost Art”
LOST MEMORIES - When Damien Darhk and Malcolm Merlyn try to capture Rip Hunter in 1967, they create an Aberration big enough to draw the attention of the Legends. However, when the team arrives they discover that Rip has no memories of his past due to “time drift” and is just a graduate film student. After trying to convince Rip of who he was, they discover that he possesses an incredibly powerful artifact known as the Spear of Destiny, which the Legion of Doom is after. Ray and Nate realize that the Aberration has also affected them personally making it difficult to help the team. Meanwhile, Rory asks Stein for help and makes him promise to keep it a secret from the team.
MARVEL’S AGENTS OF SHIELD Episode Title: S04E09 “Broken Promises”
AGENT MAY’S DEADLY SECRET COULD DESTROY COULSON AND THE TEAM, “Broken Promises” - Though Coulson and May are growing closer, Coulson remains unaware of the dark secret May is hiding beneath the surface. Meanwhile, Aida is unrelenting in her search for the Darkhold
MARVEL’S AGENTS OF SHIELD Episode Title: S04E10 “The Patriot”
COULSON DISCOVERS A SHOCKING TRUTH ABOUT DIRECTOR MACE, ON ABC’S ‘MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.’
“The Patriot” - Separated from their team, Coulson and Mack discover a shocking secret about Mace, leaving all of S.H.I.E.L.D. in a precarious position
MARVEL’S AGENTS OF SHIELD Episode Title: (#411) “Wake Up”
“Wake Up” - May races to find the truth about what happened to her, while Aida’s next move could mean the death of them all, on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,”
Series guide #Startrek The Next Generation #STTNG 3 of 3 #Podcast
9 Jan 2017 @ 06:59 am
This is it! The final part of our 3 part Star Trek the Next Generation Special. Enjoy! Remember we are back to our regular schedule of Couch Commandos with our usual podcast on Cape TV shows like Flash, S.H.I.E.L.D, Arrow, Legends and Supergirl at the end of this month.
Parallels S07E11 Worf finds himself randomly shifting between alternate realities.
The Pegasus S07E12 Riker’s former Captain boards the Enterprise to retrieve the USS Pegasus. Picard investigates the circumstances of its loss and finds that there has been a cover-up. Features Terry O’Quinn as Admiral Eric Pressman.
All Good Things… S07E25+26 Picard finds himself being transported between three time periods, thanks to Q, with a spacetime distortion that threatens to destroy reality growing larger in the past, and smaller in the future.
STANDOUTS SEASON 6
The Enterprise investigates a vessel that crashed on the surface of a Dyson sphere 75 years ago. A pattern is found in the transporter buffer which turns out to be Mr. Scott. He is released from the buffer and later agrees to return to the vessel with Geordi to help restore the logs. They become the only hope when the Enterprise is accidentally pulled inside the sphere.
Rascals S06E07 A transporter malfunction turns Picard, Keiko, Ro, and Guinan into children who become the ship’s only hope when they are left aboard while the adult crew are forced to perform dangerous labor by Ferengi pirates.
A Fistful of Datas S06E08 Data’s mind is connected to the ship’s computer which creates unforeseen effects on the holodeck.
Chain of Command, S06E010 + 11 Captain Jellico is assigned command of the Enterprise while Picard is sent on a covert mission into Cardassian territory. Guest star: Ronny Cox as Edward Jellico. Picard, having been captured, is tortured by a sadistic Cardassian interrogator (played by David Warner).
Ship in a Bottle S06E012 Barclay accidentally awakens Prof. Moriarty on the holodeck who uses the powers at his disposal to coerce the crew into finding a way to allow him to leave the holodeck. Guest star: Daniel Davis as Professor Moriarty.
Face of the Enemy S06E014 Deanna is involuntarily recruited to assist in the transport of Romulan defectors across the border. Tapestry S06E015 An accident kills Picard. He finds an afterlife with Q analyzing his past choices.
Birthright S06E016+17 Worf is told on Deep Space Nine that his father is alive and is being held prisoner by the Romulans. Meanwhile an engineering experiment accidentally results in Data’s first dream. Guest star: James Cromwell as Jaglom Shrek. Worf, now a prisoner, tries to teach the Klingon refugees the ways of the warrior.
Starship Mine S06E018 Thieves attempt to steal trilithium from the Enterprise during a Baryon sweep at the Remmler Array and Picard alone must thwart them.
Lessons S06E019 Picard becomes involved with a woman who is serving on the Enterprise but he must send her into a dangerous mission.
The Chase S06E020 Picard tries to solve an ancient genetic mystery uncovered by his archaeological mentor and faces stiff competition. Guest star: Norman Lloyd as Richard Galen.
Rightful Heir S06E023 Worf experiences a crisis of faith and travels to a Klingon holy site where the mythic figure Kahless returns to lead the Klingon people.
Second Chances S06E024 Riker encounters a duplicate of himself created by a transporter malfunction stranded on a planet. “Thomas” vies for Deanna’s affections.
Timescape S06E025 The Enterprise is caught in temporal stasis and on the brink of destruction by a Romulan ship.
Descent S06E026 + S07S01 The crew encounter a group of Borg acting individually and Data briefly experiences emotions. Professor Stephen Hawking makes a guest appearance. The Borg are being led by Lore. Data falls under his control by being fed negative emotions.
STANDOUTS SEASON 7
Gambit S07S04/ S07S05 The Enterprise crew investigate the apparent murder of Captain Picard during an archaeological trip. Riker is kidnapped by mercenaries and finds Picard working as part of their crew. Picard and Riker help mercenaries collect archaeological artifacts to prevent an ancient Vulcan weapon from falling into the wrong hands.
Homeward S07S13 Worf’s human foster brother violates the Prime Directive to save a doomed primitive race.
Lower Decks S07S15 Junior officers buck for promotion as one of them is assigned the dangerous task of helping a Cardassian spy.
Thine Own Self S07E16 Data loses his memory after retrieving radioactive fragments on a planet’s surface and endangers the humanoid settlement he encounters while Deanna studies to become a bridge officer.
Genesis S07E17 A routine medical treatment inadvertently creates a virus that begins to de-evolve the Enterprise crew while Picard and Data are on an away mission. This is the first and only episode to be directed by Gates McFadden, who plays Dr. Crusher.
Journey’s End S07E20 Wesley considers his future as the Enterprise is ordered to remove Native American colonists from a planet that is about to fall under Cardassian jurisdiction. Guest stars Richard Poe as Gul Evek and Tom Jackson as Lakanta. Final appearance of Eric Menyuk as The Traveler.
Preemptive Strike S07E24 Lieutenant Ro graduates from advanced tactical training and is sent by Picard to lure Maquis terrorists into a trap. Guest star Richard Poe as Gul Evek
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Series guide #Startrek The Next Generation #STTNG 2 of 3 #Podcast
30 Dec 2016 @ 02:22 am
Continuing our Trek ( Sorry!) into the STTNG universe this next generation special covers seasons 2 to 5 and some more of our top 10 TNG episodes and stand out episodes.
TOP 10 Episodes
Yesterday’s Enterprise” S03E15
The USS Enterprise-C arrives from the past causing a shift in reality and the return of the deceased Tasha Yar (Denise Crosby)
The Best of Both Worlds 1 S03E24 + S04E01
Captain Picard is kidnapped by the Borg as they begin their invasion of Federation space.
Picard is rescued from the Borg as the Enterprise races to save Earth. Data interfaces with the half-Borg Picard and finds a way to shut down the Borg ship. Guest star Elizabeth Dennehy as Starfleet Commander Shelby.
Picard must learn to communicate with an alien captain who speaks in metaphors before a dangerous beast kills them both. Guest star Paul Winfield as Dathon.
I, Borg S05E023
The Enterprise rescues a Borg survivor, whom Geordi names ‘Hugh’. Picard plans to download a destructive computer virus to Hugh so the virus will spread throughout the collective when Hugh is sent back.
The Inner Light S05E025
A space probe creates a telepathic tether to Picard and causes him to experience, in twenty-five minutes, a lifetime as a married man on a world that was destroyed a millennium ago.
Time’s Arrow S05E026 / S06E01
A 500 year old artifact is uncovered on Earth: Data’s severed head. The Enterprise investigates alien involvement in Earth’s past and Data fulfills his destiny.
The Enterprise crew follow Data to San Francisco of the 1890s. The crew deals with Samuel Clemens and runs into Jack London while trying to find a way to prevent aliens from interfering with 19th century Earth. Guest star: Jerry Hardin as Samuel Clemens.
STANDOUT EPISODES Season 2 to Season 5
Elementary, Dear Data S02E03
After Lt Cmdr. Data (Brent Spiner) easily solves an ordinary Sherlock Holmes holodeck mystery, La Forge asks the computer to make a Holmes villain capable of defeating him. The resultant Professor Moriarty (Daniel Davis) soon becomes far more powerful than expected.
The Outrageous Okona S02E04
Terri Hatcher / Billy Campbell
The Enterprise is caught up in the schemes of a flamboyant space rogue on the run, while Data explores humour with the help of a holodeck comedian (Joe Piscopo).
A Matter of Honour S02E08
Commander William Riker (Jonathan Frakes) is assigned to a Klingon vessel via an officer exchange program between the Federation and the Klingon Empire.
The Measure of a Man S02E09
After Lt Cmdr. Data refuses an order from Starfleet to be dismantled for research purposes, a hearing is convened to determine if he is a legal citizen or property of the Federation.
A dangerous alien computer virus runs rampant through the Enterprise after causing the destruction of her sister ship, the USS Yamato.
Q Who S02E16
Q (John de Lancie) flings the Enterprise 7,000 light years beyond Federation space and introduces them to the deadly Borg.
STANDOUTS SEASON 3
Deja Q S03E13
The Q Continuum strips Q (John De Lancie) of his powers, and dumps him aboard the Enterprise.
Who Watches the Watchers S03E04
Counselor Deanna Troi (Marina Sirtis) and Commander William Riker (Jonathan Frakes) must rectify the damage done when two primitives from Mintaka III catch a glimpse of a Federation observation team and eventually conclude that Captain Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) is a god.
Booby Trap S03E06
The Enterprise falls victim to an ancient booby trap set to snare starships. While in an effort to find an escape, Lt. Geordi La Forge (LeVar Burton) finds himself falling for the holodeck’s representation of an accomplished Federation engineer Dr. Leah Brahms (Susan Gibney).
Déjà Q S0313
The Q Continuum strips Q (John De Lancie) of his powers, and dumps him aboard the Enterprise.
Captain’s Holiday S03E19
Captain Picard is convinced to take some much-needed shore leave on Risa but gets wrapped up in a woman’s treasure hunt.
Hollow Pursuits S03E21
Lt. Reginald Barclay’s (Dwight Schultz) use of the holodeck as an escape interferes with his duties. Meanwhile, the Enterprise suffers from mysterious and random malfunctions.
STANDOUTS SEASON 4
While the Enterprise is under going repairs at Earth, Captain Picard visits his brother’s family in France, Lt. Worf’s adoptive human parents come to see him aboard the ship, and Dr. Crusher gives her son Wesley a personal holo-recording left by his late father shortly after the boy’s birth.
Data is summoned by his creator Noonien Soong. They are joined by Data’s brother, Lore.
Remember Me S04S05
After an apparent failure of a warp-field experiment, people begin to disappear from the Enterprise with only Dr. Crusher remembering that they ever existed.
Tasha Yar’s sister Ishara seeks to restore order on their conflict-ridden colony world.
Future Imperfect S04E08
Riker finds himself sixteen years in the future. His memory of the interim is erased by a dormant virus.
Final Mission S04E10
Wesley sets off on his final mission with the Enterprise accompanied by Picard. They become stranded on a desert planet.
Data’s Day S04E11
Data gets dancing lessons from Dr. Crusher in preparation of Chief O’Brien’s wedding as the Enterprise brings Ambassador T’Pel to the Romulans for negotiations.
Devil’s Due S04E13
A powerful mythic figure from a millennium ago returns to enslave a planet in accordance with a contract. However, Picard is convinced she is an opportunistic charlatan. Guest star Marta DuBois as Ardra.
The crew, with the exception of Data, is rendered unconscious for 30 seconds after going through a localised wormhole. However, various clues suggest they were unconscious for an entire day.
First Contact S04E14
Riker is hospitalised during a botched pre-first contact mission. Xenophobia results in increasing hostility toward his presence.
The Nth Degree S04E19
After an encounter with an alien probe, Barclay experiences great leaps in confidence and intelligence.
Q returns to test Picard’s love for an old flame.
The Drumhead S04E21
A witchhunt ensues for suspected Romulan spies aboard the Enterprise. Guest star Jean Simmons as Rear Admiral Norah Satie.
Redemption Prt1 + S04E26 / S05E01
Worf leaves the Enterprise to fight on behalf of Gowron in a Klingon civil war. The Klingon Civil War comes to a conclusion. Data becomes a Captain
STANDOUTS SEASON 5
“Ensign Ro” S05E02
After an attack on a Federation outpost, Picard is sent to locate a Bajoran terrorist with the help of Ensign Ro Laren.
” Disaster” S05E05
The Enterprise is without power, trapping Picard in a turbolift with three children and others in various locations. Command of the bridge falls to Counselor Troi who feels ill-prepared.
Spock is reported to have defected to the Romulans. Picard and Data travel to Romulus on a cloaked Klingon vessel to investigate. Spock attempts to unify the Vulcans and Romulans in peace but falls into a Romulan trap.
“A Matter of Time” S05E09
An apparent historian from the 26th century visits the Enterprise while they help a planet prevent a nuclear winter. Guest star Matt Frewer as Berlinghoff Rasmussen.
The crew’s memories are mysteriously erased. They soon discover that they are being manipulated into taking part in a war.
Power Play S05E15
Troi, O’Brien, and Data are possessed by entities who want control of the ship.
Worf becomes paralyzed and suicidal. Dr. Crusher, the ship’s doctor, consults a risk-taking researcher to save his life.
The Outcast S05E17
Riker falls in love with an androgynous during their efforts to rescue others of the same race who were trapped in “null space”.
Cause and Effect S05E18
The Enterprise becomes stuck in a time loop but the crew retain some memory of previous instances. Guest star Kelsey Grammer as Morgan Bateson.
The Perfect Mate S05E21
Picard forces himself to resist the charms of a female empathic metamorph who is sent to marry an alien leader as a peace offering. Guest star Famke Janssen as Kamala.
The Next Phase S05E25
A transporter accident traps Geordi and Ensign Ro out of phase with normal space. While the others plan their funeral, Geordi and Ro must find a way to reverse the process and save the Enterprise from destruction.
Series guide #Startrek The Next Generation #STTNG 1 of 3 #Podcast
20 Dec 2016 @ 06:29 am
In the first of three special podcasts Couch Commandos talk Trivia and Season 1 as well as personal recollections of STTNG . This is a guide to the Top 10 episodes of Star Trek The Next Generation as well as each season’s standout episodes.
TOP 10 Episode
Encounter at Farpoint S01E01
The new Starship Enterprise begins her maiden voyage by uncovering the mysteries of an advanced space station. The crew’s mission is threatened by an omnipotent being named Q, who puts them on trial for the crimes of all humanity.
SEASON 1 STAND OUTS
Hide and Q S01E10
Q returns to the Enterprise to tempt Commander Riker into joining the Q Continuum with the lure of Q’s powers.
The Big Goodbye S01E12
A computer malfunction traps Picard, Data, Dr. Crusher, and Whalen in a Dixon Hill holodeck program set in early-20th-century Earth.
The Enterprise crew finds a disassembled android identical to Data at the site of the Omicron Theta colony—where Data was found—which was destroyed by a life form dubbed “the Crystalline Entity.” The reassembled android, Lore, brings the Crystalline Entity to the Enterprise.
Bynars upgrade the Enterprise’s computers in spacedock. Riker and Picard become distracted by a surprisingly realistic holodeck character.
Picard tries to mediate a trade dispute between two neighboring planets, one of which is the sole supplier of a drug to treat the other’s apparently fatal disease.
Skin of Evil S01E23
An evil, tar-like creature holds Troi hostage on an alien world. During the rescue mission, one of the Enterprise’s crew is killed.
The strange behavior of high-ranking officers—which earlier prompted the investigation of the crew (in “Coming of Age”)—leads Picard to uncover a conspiracy within Starfleet
The Neutral Zone S01E26
A derelict satellite is found containing cryonically frozen humans from the 21st century as the Enterprise is sent to investigate the destruction of outposts near Romulan space.