TGE Ep 47 – Watches: Star Trek: Discovery Episode 9

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TGE Ep 47 – Watches: Star Trek: Discovery Episode 9

Hold on to your hats, Sci-Fi lovers! The Geek Embassy is taking on the latest Star Trek series for TGE Watches. Star Trek: Discovery is the most recent offering in the Star Trek universe. Airing exclusively on CBS All Access, this series releases every Sunday night. We will meet to discuss the latest in a beloved fandom every two weeks through the mid-season finale in December. Don’t miss our previous episodes discussing the pilot movie, episodes 1 & 2episodes 3 & 4, episodes 5 & 6, and episodes 7 & 8.

Star Trek: Discovery

From CBS All Access:

Star Trek, one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns 50 years after it first premiered, with Star Trek: Discovery. The series will feature a new ship, new characters and new missions, while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that inspired a generation of dreamers and doers. Star Trek: Discovery premieres September 24 on CBS All Access.

Ten years before Kirk, Spock and the Enterprise, the USS Discovery discovers new worlds and lifeforms as one Starfleet officer learns to understand all things alien.

Our Discussion

The excitement over this episode is clear throughout our discussion of “Into the Woods I Go.”

We are amazed at how much story they fit into one episode. Episode 8 built up a good payoff here. Plot twists abound, character development increases, and we look forward to the show’s return in January. If you haven’t checked out the show, get your free week on CBS all access, and binge the first nine episodes. You won’t be disappointed.

Until next time, get your Disco on!

Regina & Isabela & Dante

To Discuss

OMG, WHAT IS HAPPENING ON THIS SHOW? What do you think of the ending? What does it all mean?

Listen and Watch

Regina is a gamer, writer, teacher, and podcaster living in the Pacific Northwest. She completed her Ph.D. in 2011 from Washington State University in Vancouver and continues to teach there part time. Regina’s research interests focus on women and technology, and her dissertation discusses female gamers and identity in digital role playing games. A lifelong geek and technology enthusiast, Regina recently started a Girls Who Code club in support of their mission to close the gender gap in technology.

To continue the conversations about gender and gaming that Regina started during her research, she started a podcast called Game on Girl. Called the “NPR of game podcasts” by Chris Brown of The Married Gamers, the podcast features women involved in the game industry, and tackles some of the complicated issues in the gaming community. Season 2 began in the spring of 2018 and will premiere new episodes monthly.

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