216: I Only Saw Seven of Them Guys!

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Discovery Post-Premiere. After nearly two years of waiting—and much speculation—we’re now well into the Star Trek: Discovery story. How does what we’ve seen compare to our expectations? What do we think of the writing and creative decisions so far?

In this episode of The Ready Room, C Bryan Jones and Larry Nemecek revisit some the topics from their last discussion—including an ancient Klingon secret, a unique Vulcan story, and the business side of Discovery—and explore new topics such as the storytelling format, technology, Section 31, how Discovery is connecting with past Star Trek, and whether these connections might change the fan conversation over whether The Animated Series and the literary universe are canon.

Chapters Intro (00:00:00) The Business Side of Discovery (00:05:39) Fall Season Extended (00:17:29) Ancient Klingon Secret Revisited (00:22:46) Sarek and Burnham’s Vulcan Adventure Revisited (00:45:12) A Fourth Approach to Vulcans (00:55:47) Future Debate About Canon (01:08:11) Is Discovery a Section 31 Ship? (01:24:37) Spore Drive and Iconian Gateways (01:32:21) A Different Way of Telling a Story (01:39:40) Closing (01:48:32)

Hosts C Bryan Jones and Larry Nemecek

Production C Bryan Jones (Editor and Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Renee Roberts (Associate Producer) Zachary Fruhling (Associate Producer) Sam Piassick (Associate Producer) Kay Elizabeth Shaw (Associate Producer) Tim Robertson (Associate Producer) David Shuford (Associate Producer) Joo Kim (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager)

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