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Episode 42: The Retrospective

Join us as we look back on the entirety of Shield of Tomorrow. We’ll laugh, we’ll cry, and we’ll look forward to what’s coming up!

Hosts:

Az Hann - @captain_tiny

Craig Blackwood - @vkmSpouge

Cato Prowse - @catoakacato

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

KC Colman - @DJPheonyx

Mitch Campbell - @kungfupanzer

Editor/Producer:

Laurent Tirta

Patreon Associate Producers:

Patch Perryman - @Patch_Adam

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Below Decks Discord

Bonnie’s Wawanesa Insurance Commercial

Dick & Johnson

What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

Wellington Paranormal - from the minds of Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement

Az meeting B. Dave Walters

Jeffrey Combs

Doug Jones

Yinzer - a local term around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to denote someone from the city

City of Heroes - developed and run by Cryptic Studios from April 27, 2004 until November 30, 2012

Episode 41: "...and know the place for the first time"

The end has come for Shield of Tomorrow as we discuss the final episode. Come join us for the final send-off for the crew of the USS Sally Ride.

Hosts:

Az Hann - @captain_tiny

Craig Blackwood - @vkmSpouge

Cato Prowse -  @catoakacato

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

KC Colman - @DJPheonyx

Mitch Campbell - @kungfupanzer

Editor/Producer:

Laurent Tirta

Patreon Associate Producers:

Patch Perryman - @Patch_Adam

Links and Show Notes:

Little Gidding” by T.S. Eliot

Rejoined” - Dax encounters the Kahn symbiont again and struggles with breaking taboo

SOT Endings By Leland Cox

 


Episode 40: The Fallen King

The final confrontation with Malgog is upon us! Come along with us as we discuss the penultimate broadcast of Shield of Tomorrow

Hosts:

Az Hann - @captain_tiny

Craig Blackwood - @vkmSpouge

Cato Prowse -  @catoakacato

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

KC Colman - @DJPheonyx

Mitch Campbell - @kungfupanzer

Editor/Producer:

Laurent Tirta

Executive Producer:

Mitch Campbell

Patreon Associate Producers:

Patch Perryman - @Patch_Adam

Links and Show Notes:

Episode 39: The Cornered Wolf

The threads of Shield of Tomorrow are starting to come to an end as we have one last stop before the ship encounters Malgog. But first, we have a suspicious character we have to take care of...

Hosts:

Az Hann - @captain_tiny

Craig Blackwood - @vkmSpouge

Cato Prowse -  @catoakacato

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

KC Colman - @DJPheonyx

Mitch Campbell - @kungfupanzer

Editor/Producer:

Laurent Tirta

Patreon Associate Producers:

Patch Perryman - @Patch_Adam

Links and Show Notes:

Vi’asu - the Y-class or Demon class planet similar to the planet seen in VOY’s

Demon

Dylan DoVale - Tobias/Caleb Moore?

Xanatos Gambit - named after David Xanatos from Disney’s Gargoyles

Supernatural - Surprisingly still in production on the CW

Episode 38: Preserved Ex Situ

And now for something completely different! This week we join almost all of our guest stars and Eric as a player as Sam takes the GM seat

Hosts:

Az Hann - @captain_tiny

Craig Blackwood - @vkmSpouge

Cato Prowse -  @catoakacato

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

KC Colman - @DJPheonyx

Mitch Campbell - @kungfupanzer

Editor/Producer:

Laurent Tirta

Patreon Associate Producers:

Patch Perryman - @Patch_Adam

Links and Show Notes:

B Dave Walters - Forkin Kunert

Xander Jeanneret - Tristan Peylore

Bryan Forrest - K’Ven

Carrier - PBS mini-series following a deployment of the USS Nimitz during Operation Iraqi Freedom

Jackson Lanzing - Kaetan Ziid

Josephine McAdam - L McQueen

Jason Charles Miller - K’Dok

Petra

Episode 36: The Unbroken One

Following the trail of the Pull has lead us back into the path of an old friend! But he’s far different than last we saw of him. Join us for a thrilling discussion of medical ethics in this episode!

Hosts:

Az Hann - @captain_tiny

Cato Prowse -  @catoakacato

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

Mitch Campbell - @kungfupanzer

Editor/Producer:

Laurent Tirta

 

Links and Show Notes:

Equinox” - Voyager encounters another Starfleet ship in the Delta Quadrant, commanded by Captain Ransom

Star Trek: Nemesis

In a Mirror, Darkly - TOS

Critical Role Thesis

Barry Marshall - Scientist who willingly ingested Helicobacter pylori bacteria in order to prove its causal relationship with peptic ulcers, working alongside Robin Warren

Henrietta Lacks

HeLa cells

Episode 35: Insights

This episode is packed full of surprises as we have a wedding, a death, an orb experience, a fight, and mountain climbing!  

 

Hosts:

Craig Blackwood - @vkmSpouge

Cato Prowse -  @catoakacato

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

KC Colman - @DJPheonyx

Editor/Producer:

Laurent Tirta

Executive Producer:

Mitch Campbell - @kungfupanzer

 

Links and Show Notes:

The Pyramids of Giza

Bajoran Society

Erzi Zorga - Sage and T’Lan’s common ancestor, and the first Emissary

Ernest Shackleton

Bilge

Episode 34: ...Begins With a Single Step

The Orb of Journeys has finally been found, and interpersonal relationships are getting complicated. Join us as discuss the episode and speculate on what’s to come!

 

Hosts:

Az Hann - @captain_tiny

Craig Blackwood - @vkmSpouge

Cato Prowse -  @catoakacato

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

KC Colman - @DJPheonyx

Editor/Producer:

Laurent Tirta

Executive Producer:

Mitch Campbell - @kungfupanzer

 

Links and Show Notes:

Episode 33: A Journey of a Thousand Miles

This week we finally get some more answers from the abandoned world...as well as a long overdue discussion between Rue and Sage!

Hosts:

Craig Blackwood - @vkmSpouge

Cato Prowse -  @catoakacato

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

KC Colman - @DJPheonyx

Editor/Producer:

Laurent Tirta

Executive Producer:

Mitch Campbell - @kungfupanzer

Links and Show Notes:

Subspace - A layer of space used for communication, among many other things in Star Trek

"Peak Performance" - Worf uses his access to hack the Enterprise's sensors from another ship during war games in this TNG episode

The petition to get Hart promoted

Otulamek/Horizon 2 - the space station constructed by the Dulagari

The Goldilocks Zone

Episode 32: The Quiet of the Grave

The crew has an old fashioned mystery on their hands as the Sally Ride encounters a large space station and a planet with the remains of a civilization, but absolutely no signs of life...

 

Hosts:

Craig Blackwood - @vkmSpouge

Cato Prowse -  @catoakacato

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

KC Colman - @DJPheonyx

Editor/Producer:

Laurent Tirta

Executive Producer:

Mitch Campbell - @kungfupanzer

 

Links and Show Notes:

The Crystalline Entity

Quinn - The Q who appears in the VOY episode “Death Wish” played by Gerrit Graham

Deja Q” - TNG episode where John De Lancie’s Q is made powerless

Night Shift - Cato’s Color Shifting Screen

The Mighty Ducks Aerowing - From the Disney cartoon, the character's main mode of transport

Episode 31: The Refit

The Sally Ride is getting some upgrades as the Dominion War is in full swing, but that doesn’t mean that our crew can’t find some science to do anyways.

Hosts:

Craig Blackwood - @vkmSpouge

Cato Prowse -  @catoakacato

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

Editor/Producer:

Laurent Tirta

Executive Producer:

Mitch Campbell - @kungfupanzer

 

Links and Show Notes:

Valiant - DS9 episode where ENS Nog encounters a Defiant-class ship being crewed by Red Squad cadets

Episode 30: A Galaxy on Fire

The drumbeats of war are getting louder, as we see an old antagonist return as well as learn how badly the Dominion are beating the Federation.

Hosts:

Cato Prowse -  @catoakacato

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

KC Colman - @DJPheonyx

Editor/Producer:

Laurent Tirta

Executive Producer:

Mitch Campbell - @kungfupanzer

 

Links and Show Notes:

Charlemagne - Genetic studies in 2013 proved almost all Europeans are related

D’jarra - the Bajoran Caste system examined in the DS9 episode “Accession

Episode 29: Mad Woman in a Box

This week we’re dealing with all sorts of wibbly wobbly timey wimey stuff as the Sally Ride crew is visited by a blue Police callbox! Join us for this special Shield of Tomorrow/Eric’s TBD RPG crossover!

Hosts:

Craig Blackwood - @vkmSpouge

Cato Prowse -  @catoakacato

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

KC Colman - @DJPheonyx

Editor/Producer:

Laurent Tirta

Executive Producer:

Mitch Campbell - @kungfupanzer

 

Links and Show Notes:

Doctor Who

The Master -  former friend, usual enemy and current companion of the Doctor. Timelord. Portrayed by Taliesin Jaffe

The Corsair - Timelord friend of the Doctor, last seen in Eric’s TBDRPG initiating a personal time paradox and thought dead. Portrayed by Jody Houser

The Doctor - Timelord known for exploring and her love of befriending humans. Portrayed by Amy Dallen

Captain Finn - human from the Golden Age of Earth Piracy, has a cybernetic enhancement on one arm. Portrayed by Gina DeVivo

Rokokokoko - Ovakali archeologist - lizard-plant hybrid creature with huge psychic potential. Portrayed by Sam De Leve

Velig - Sontaran Librarian, last seen dead after a last stand against an enemy. Portrayed by Darin De Paul

The Christmas Invasion - 10th Doctor episode of Doctor Who with references to tea

Episode 28: The Battle of Narendra Station

This week all sorts of strange temporal anomalies are happening on the station as tensions come to a boiling point on Narendra Station. Also, who is this strange man with the hammer?

Hosts:

Craig Blackwood - @vkmSpouge

Cato Prowse -  @catoakacato

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

KC Colman - @DJPheonyx

Editor/Producer:

Laurent Tirta

Executive Producer:

Mitch Campbell - @kungfupanzer

 

Links and Show Notes:

Doctor Who/Star Trek crossover

The Chase - The TNG episode explaining the prevalence of humanoids in the Star Trek universe

Isolytic burst - illegal weapons used by the Son’a in the movie Star Trek: Insurrection

“A Matter of Time” - TNG episode guest starring Matt Frewer of Max Headroom fame

Episode 27: Strange Friends

The intrigue on Narendra station is ratcheting up as Rue goes off on their own and somehow the Romulans are involved! B. Dave Walters returns as Starfleet Intelligence Operative Forkin Kunert.

Hosts:

Craig Blackwood - @vkmSpouge

Cato Prowse -  @catoakacato

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

Editor/Producer:

Laurent Tirta

Executive Producer:

Mitch Campbell - @kungfupanzer

 

Links and Show Notes:

Sela

Tal Shiar - The Romulan intelligence agency

Zhian’tara ritual - Trill ceremony for a host to interact with their previous hosts

Joran Dax - A suppressed Dax host who was a murderer

Rite of Emergence - A Trill ritual to bring a specific host to the surface

A Matter of Honor - TNG episode with Kargan

Episode 26: Be It As If I Were With You

Throlo and Tolosh have been assimilated and a Borg drone is on the loose! Come with us as we follow the crew of the Sally Ride as they deal with this horrible turn of events.

Hosts:

Craig Blackwood - @vkmSpouge

Cato Prowse -  @catoakacato

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

KC Colman - @DJPheonyx

Editor:

Az Hann - @captain_tiny

Laurent Tirta

Executive Producer:

Mitch Campbell - @kungfupanzer

 

Links and Show Notes:

Episode 25: Shore Leave at Last Part 2

It's time to kick back, relax, get some rest, investigate some troublemakers, and unravel a mystery. Except for the surprise waiting in the stations cargo bay!

Hosts:

Craig Blackwood - @vkmSpouge

Cato Prowse -  @catoakacato

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

Editor:

Az Hann - @captain_tiny

Laurent Tirta

Executive Producer:

Mitch Campbell - @kungfupanzer
 

Links and Show Notes:

Gritas - the Yridian arms dealer

Mystery Science Theater 3000

Matt Colville - Running the Game

Teemu Selanne

Dawn French

The ‘37s” - VOY episode where Amelia Earhart, among others, is discovered in the Delta Quadrant

Trials and Tribble-ations” - The famous DS9 episode where they travel back to the time of the Enterprise 1701

TR-116 rifle - Used in the DS9 episode “Field of Fire

Corpsmen - US Navy medical personnel, usually attached to the US Marine Corps

Episode 24: Shore Leave at Last

We’re back at Narendra, and it’s finally time for some shore leave! That doesn’t stop the intrigue from continuing though, and something fishy is afoot.

Hosts:

Craig Blackwood - @vkmSpouge

Cato Prowse -  @catoakacato

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

KC Colman - @DJPheonyx

Editor:

Az Hann - @captain_tiny

Producer:

Laurent Tirta

Executive Producer:

Mitch Campbell - @kungfupanzer

 

Links and Show Notes:

House Duras - the baddies of the Klingon Empire

James Doohan - The late esteemed actor who gave life to Montgomery Scott

Relics” - The TNG appearance of Scotty

Episode 23: New Wounds, Old Scars

The ship is damaged, but able to travel, and the crew of the Sally Ride need to relieve some stress. They make it back to Narendra where shore leave awaits, as well as a mysterious stranger...

Hosts:

Az Hann - @captain_tiny

Craig Blackwood - @vkmSpouge

Cato Prowse -  @catoakacato

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

KC Colman - @DJPheonyx

Mitch Campbell - @kungfupanzer

Editor/Producer:

Laurent Tirta - @pablackhawk_

Links and Show Notes

Forkin Kunert - played by B. Dave Walters @BDaveWalters, a joined Trill with connections to Rue

Liz Forkin-Kunert - Producer and host at Geek & Sundry, and namesake for our guest character this week