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Review of Star Trek TNG: First Contact
The 8th Star Trek Film (1996)
TNL Rating: 9 Inspirational
Running Time 2:40

Episode Times

0:01 Intro Skit
0:05 Summary, Vitals, and Trivia
0:08 Review
2:31 Captains Log + supplemental
2:39TNL bloopers/extras

Episode Info

The borg go back in time to re-write history and destroy the United Federation of Planets. It’s up to Captain Picard and his crew to save the future!

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Episode Pictures (click for a smorgasBorg of hi-res pics):

Inside the Borg ship inside of Picard's mind.

Inside the Borg ship inside of Picard’s mind.

I think I had nightmares about Picard's borg implant nightmares!

I think I had nightmares about Picard’s Borg implant nightmares!

The UFP is desperately battling the Borg as they make their way towards Earth.

The UFP is desperately battling the Borg as they make their way towards Earth.

Picard takes command of the Federation fleet.

Picard takes command of the Federation fleet.

During the time travel, you can see what a Borg Earth looks like.

During the time travel, you can see what a Borg Earth looks like.

The Enterprise takes out the Borg sphere with two quantum torpedos, leaving a clearly massive debris field that will eventually fall on Arctic Cricle, leading to Star Trek Enterprise: "Regeneration."

The Enterprise takes out the Borg sphere with two quantum torpedoes, leaving a clearly massive debris field that will eventually fall on Arctic Circle, leading to Star Trek Enterprise: “Regeneration.”

If you look carefully on the Phoenix, you'll see what I'm calling a "hidden delta." You can see the top of the Starfleet insignia along the Phoenix. In this shot you can see two of them, one with a white circle in the middle.

If you look carefully on the Phoenix, you’ll see what I’m calling a “hidden delta.” You can see the top of the Starfleet insignia along the Phoenix. In this shot you can see two of them, one with a white circle in the middle.

Cochrane and Troi are having a drinking contest. Well, she's doing it to get him to talk. But Riker's look is great!

Cochrane and Troi are having a drinking contest. Well, she’s doing it to get him to talk. But Riker’s look is great!

Troi's falling asleep on the table and Cochrane is dancing!

Troi’s falling asleep on the table and Cochrane is dancing!

Here's the extremely dangerous - flesh-meltingly dangerous - coolant used in Engineering.

Here’s the extremely dangerous – flesh-meltingly dangerous – coolant used in Engineering.

In the background you can see the Borg beating on the door, and the Doctor looks annoyed. We're so happy he appeared in this movie, and logically to boot!

In the background you can see the Borg beating on the door, and the Doctor looks annoyed. We’re so happy he appeared in this movie, and logically to boot!

Data uses his android strength and snaps a Borg's neck.

Data uses his android strength and snaps a Borg’s neck.

The revolting assimilation of Enterprise personnel.

The revolting assimilation of Enterprise personnel.

Assimilation is really gross in the movie!

Assimilation is really gross in the movie!

Cochrane makes fun of Riker's crazy story of time traveling and cybernetic robots.

Cochrane makes fun of Riker’s crazy story of time traveling and cybernetic robots.

Meade telescopes still exist!

Meade telescopes still exist!

Borgified Eye

Borgified Eye

Picard shows Lily the Earth from orbit. She is suitably impressed.

Picard shows Lily the Earth from orbit. She is suitably impressed.

An assimilated Klingon. It's great when they show small details like this.

An assimilated Klingon. It’s great when they show small details like this.

The Borg Queen is assembled.

The Borg Queen is assembled.

The Big Goodbye holonovel makes an appearance, and it's great!

The Big Goodbye holonovel makes an appearance, and it’s great!

A Borg interrogates Ethan Philips, who's playing the maitre'd in The Big Goodbye holonovel.

A Borg interrogates Ethan Philips, who’s playing the maĂ®tre’d in The Big Goodbye holonovel.

Picard goes nuts!

Picard goes nuts!

Picard digs through a Borgged crewman as Lily watches in horror.

Picard digs through a Borgged crewman as Lily watches in horror.

Another great fan shout out from the filmmakers as Barkley gets to fanboy over Cochrane.

Another great fan shout out from the filmmakers as Barkley gets to fanboy over Cochrane.

Geordi's new eyes. in 1080p, you can see really see the contact. I like the star in the middle of his eye.

Geordi’s new eyes. in 1080p, you can see really see the contact. I like the star in the middle of his eye.

Geordi has telescopic thermal vision!

Geordi has telescopic thermal vision!

You told him about the statue? - Geordi realizes he out fanboyed Barkley.

You told him about the statue? – Geordi realizes he out fanboyed Barkley.

Hawk, Picard, and Worf are walking on the underside of the Enterprise's saucer section. A great shot!

Hawk, Picard, and Worf are walking on the underside of the Enterprise’s saucer section. A great shot!

There is no up in space.

There is no up in space.

Worf severs a Borg's arm!

Worf severs a Borg’s arm!

Worf kills a Borg, complete with floating blood. It's a blood bath out there!

Worf kills a Borg, complete with floating blood. It’s a blood bath out there!

Worf unfortunately tears his space suit. Don't we have a fix for this sort of thing in the 21st century?

Worf unfortunately tears his space suit. Don’t we have a fix for this sort of thing in the 21st century?

One of the locks to the deflector dish.

One of the locks to the deflector dish.

Men on strings. The worst special effects in the movie. It almost looked like Tarzan in space.

Men on strings. The worst special effects in the movie. It almost looked like Tarzan in space.

Hawk assimilated

Hawk assimilated

Worf shoots the remaining Borg on the deflector dish.

Worf shoots the remaining Borg on the deflector dish.

Data gets new skin. Gross!

Data gets new skin. Gross!

The Kiss!

The Kiss!

Picard and his broken ships.

Picard and his broken ships.

The self-desctruct sequence is activated. Picard looks at his new bridge fondly.

The self-destruct sequence is activated. Picard looks at his new bridge fondly.

About to blast off, Cochrane is in a panic until he finds his disk with music.

About to blast off, Cochrane is in a panic until he finds his disk with music.

The Launch of the Phoenix looks great!

The Launch of the Phoenix looks great!

The Enterprise escape pods look great, and they are very logical too!

The Enterprise escape pods look great, and they are very logical too!

Zephram Cochrane experiences the "overview effect" of seeing the Earth from space. Look it up if you don't know what it is. I'm glad they put this in the film.

Zephram Cochrane experiences the “overview effect” of seeing the Earth from space. Look it up if you don’t know what it is. I’m glad they put this in the film.

The Borg Queen considers Picard's offer.

The Borg Queen considers Picard’s offer.

Data with a human skin on his face.

Data with a human skin on his face.

Data's human skin and eye.

Data’s human skin and eye.

A great shot of the Phoenix and the Enterprise behind her.

A great shot of the Phoenix and the Enterprise behind her.

From inside the Phoenix, the Enterprise eclipses the Sun.

From inside the Phoenix, the Enterprise eclipses the Sun.

Space Warp Engaged!

Space Warp Engaged!

Data busts open the coolent pipe.

Data busts open the coolant pipe.

Cochrane goes to Warp for the first time in the Phoenix.

Cochrane goes to Warp for the first time in the Phoenix.

The Borg Queen attempts to pull Picard down to his death.

The Borg Queen attempts to pull Picard down to his death.

Frankenstein Data emerges from the coolent to pull the Borg Queen off of Picard.

Frankenstein Data emerges from the coolant to pull the Borg Queen off of Picard.

The Borg Queen disgustingly disintigrates.

The Borg Queen disgustingly disintegrates.

Alas, poor Borg Queen! I knew her, Data, a Queen of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. She hath borne me on her back a thousand times, and now, how abhorred in my imagination it is!

Alas, poor Borg Queen! I knew her, Data, a Queen of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. She hath borne me on her back a thousand times, and now, how abhorred in my imagination it is!

The Vulcans have landed on Earth.

The Vulcans have landed on Earth.

Chorchrane, meet unnamed Vulcan.

Chochrane, meet unnamed Vulcan.

Crew of the Relativity

  • Captain Chris Sixx, a Trill
  • Science Officer Keri, possibly a Q
  • Engineering Officer Mike, a photonic engineer
  • Hologram Ben, a photonic person who interferes

Join the crew of the USS Relativity in the 31st century as they travel back in time to review previous missions of great Starfleet ships and space stations. After reviewing each episode, the crew also tries earning quatloos by answering historical trivia.

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The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven!

Star Trek: Insurrection
Star Trek Movie #9, TNG Movie #3
TNL Rating: 7 Exceptional
Running Time 2:53

Crew of the Relativity

  • Captain Chris Sixx, a Trill
  • Science Officer Keri, possibly a Q
  • Engineering Officer Mike, a photonic engineer
  • Hologram Ben, a photonic person who interferes

Join the crew of the USS Relativity in the 31st century as they travel back in time to review previous missions of great Starfleet ships and space stations. After reviewing each episode, the crew also tries earning a quatload of quatloos by answering historical trivia.

Episode Info

While on a separate mission, Data runs amok, and compromises that mission. The Enterprise is called in, and Picard decides to investigate. What he finds echos the mistakes of the past that have been made over and over.

Episode Pictures (click for hi-res):

The Ba'ku village through the duck blind. What a great set!

The Ba’ku village through the duck blind. What a great set!

 

One of his pursuers with his cloaking suit ripped open. Data threw him down on the ground so hard his suit ripped! Conveniently, his gun is readily available.

One of his pursuers with his cloaking suit ripped open. Data threw him down on the ground so hard his suit ripped! Conveniently, his gun is readily available.

Apparently karaoke hasn't advanced much over the past few centuries.

Apparently karaoke hasn’t advanced much over the past few centuries.

I kiss you, and you say "yuck"?

I kiss you, and you say “yuck”?

A cute scene.

A cute scene.

The inside of the giant holoship.

The inside of the giant holoship.

Attack on the Ba'ku village!

Attack on the Ba’ku village!

Beverly Crusher absolutely knows how to use a weapon. Awesome!

Beverly Crusher absolutely knows how to use a weapon. Awesome!

Worf's phaser rifle jams, but with Worf, it's still a weapon.

Worf’s phaser rifle jams, but with Worf, it’s still a weapon.

Riker's joystick moment. Somehow, this is supposed to appeal to children.

Riker’s joystick moment. Somehow, this is supposed to appeal to children.

Picard gains mutant powers.

Picard gains mutant powers.

First we must eliminate the excess derma... So! Then the flaccid tissues under the eyes... And now the forehead... Zip! I lift the wrinkles and worry lines right up into the wi-- Into the hairline...

First we must eliminate the excess derma… So! Then the flaccid tissues under the eyes… And now the forehead… Zip! I lift the wrinkles and worry lines right up into the wi– Into the hairline…

Check out Patrick Stewart's arm. He was buff!

Check out Patrick Stewart’s arm. He was buff!

Gallatin: He wouldn't.  Worf: Yes, he would.

Gallatin: He wouldn’t.
Worf: Yes, he would.

Data playing. Aww, isn't that so cute! It was put in the movie for the kids, just like Jar Jar Binks.

Data playing. Aww, isn’t that so cute! It was put in the movie for the kids, just like Jar Jar Binks.

The Enterprise librarian shh-ing Troi and Riker. Yes, there was a reason this scene was cut.

The Enterprise librarian shh-ing Troi and Riker. Yes, there was a reason this scene was cut.

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Next Episode: We find out how Captain Picard’s actions affect Captain Archer as we review the Star Trek ENT episode “Regeneration.”

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Star Trek (2009), TNL Rating: 5/10 Average, running time 3:17.

NOTE: This includes the movie review and our normal Listening Post for listener feedback.

Join the crew of the USS Relativity as we discuss JJ Abram’s Star Trek (2009). Captain Chris, Mike, and Bill also try to earn some quatloos playing trivia hosted by Question Master Keri.

In the picture, we see Scotty’s tribble. Keri didn’t see while watching the movie, but she certainly heard it.

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Star Trek VII: Generations, TNL Rating: 3/10 Boring

Join the crew of the USS Relativity as we discuss Star Trek VII: Generations. Captain Chris, Keri, Mike and Jane also try to earn some quatloos playing trivia and cover listener feedback.

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Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, TNL Rating: 9/10 Inspirational

Join the crew of the USS Relativity as we discuss Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. Captain Chris, Keri, Mike, and Ben also try to earn some quatloos playing trivia and cover listener feedback.

Do you have some feedback? Email us at podcast@treknologic.com We also have forums and we would enjoy getting to know you. We can get a little off topic at times but everyone is nice. Thanks for listening to our free Star Trek audio Podcast. If you like it, please consider giving us a nice 5 star review on iTunes. That will help us grow and keep us going.

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Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, TNL Rating: 4/10 Tolerable

Join the crew of the USS Relativity as we discuss Star Trek: The Final Frontier.

Captain Chris, Keri, Mike, and Jane also try to earn some quatloos playing trivia and cover listener feedback.

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Star Trek IV: The Voyager Home, TNL Rating: 8/10 Dazzling

Join the crew of the USS Relativity as we discuss the movie Star Trek IV: The Voyager Home.

Captain Chris, Keri, Mike, and Jane discuss Star Trek and try to earn some quatloos playing trivia and also cover listener feedback.

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TOS – ‘Star Trek 3:  The Search for Spock’ –TCR: (4/10)

Join the crew of the USS Relativity as we discuss the third Star Trek Movie

Jeff, Chris, Keri and Mike as they discuss Star Trek, try to earn some quatloos playing trivia and also cover listener feedback.

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Next Review: Crossover

 

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