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  • Punch It 134 - Our Last Indulgent J/C Story

    9 JAN 2020 · What if J/C was canon? In our last episode of Punch It: Writing in Star Trek, we tackle something near and dear to our hearts. Janeway and Chakotay are in love and you can't convince us otherwise. What if those cowards in the writer's room pulled the trigger and made it canon? We make up the relationship on the fly and figure out how the show would change if it was revealed they have been in an intimate relationship. Thank you all for listening.
    49m 14s
  • Punch It 133 - Stranded in LA

    5 DEC 2019 · What if the Voyager crew got stranded in LA when they went back in time? In Star Trek: Voyager's "Future's End" the crew got taken back to 1990s LA. They had to find their way back and of course, they did. But what if they didn't right away? What would happen? Would they get jobs? Would they move on? Would they stay together? We answer these questions and a whole lot more.
    59m 9s
  • Punch It 132: Survival Training

    21 NOV 2019 · 22nd Century Short Trek This week we tackle Short Treks once again but this time within the 22nd century. Enterprise showed a great relationship between Trip and Archer. We wanted to expand on that and talk about their survival training together in Death Valley. What type of Enterprise short trek would you guys like to see from Star Trek?
    38m 7s
  • Punch It 131: Give Me the Tour

    14 NOV 2019 · 24th Century Short Treks This week we take a fantastic listener suggestion and develop 24th century Short Treks that bridge The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, and Voyager. We took a stab at two and an interesting theme came up that is revealed in the title. What are some Short Trek ideas you would have liked to have seen in the 90s?
    39m 38s
  • Punch It 130 - Animating the Future

    31 OCT 2019 · What stories could be explored if Star Trek leaned heavy on animation? We've had Star Trek: The Animated Series and now we're getting Lower Decks. But what if an executive came into a room and said "We're starting a new initiative with a lot of animated Star Trek projects. Pitch me some ideas." This week, we discuss that scenario and explore what kind of stories could be told.
    48m 13s
  • Punch It 129 - Eating Tribbles

    24 OCT 2019 · Punching Up "The Trouble with Edward" Char didn't like the latest Short Trek and Tristan thought it was fine. Regardless of your opinion on the quality of the episode, there are more than a few things that stand out as puzzling. This week, your Punch It crew takes the episode and figures out how they can punch it up and have it appeal to a wider Star Trek audience.
    36m 3s
  • Punch It 128 - Picard/Disco Trailer Geek Out

    17 OCT 2019 · Picard/Disco Trailer Discussion We've been gone for quite some time but are happy to be back! We catch up with​ each other as well as the audience as to what was going on during those three weeks. But we mainly geek out about the new Picard and Discovery trailers! We talk briefly about the new Short Treks but there are zero spoilers.
    44m 12s
  • Punch It 127 - Dreams Can Be Dangerous

    19 SEP 2019 · Weird shipping in Star Trek We continue with oddball pairings this week and it goes into some uncomfortable territory. Last week we developed an entire relationship between Janeway and Neelix. This week we spend time on more than one couple. We tackle, flirting, infidelity, and how there were a lot of triangles in Deep Space Nine.
    42m 45s
  • Punch It 126 - Janeway/Neelix

    12 SEP 2019 · What if Neelix and Janeway were in a relationship? You read that right. We're actually doing this. We pose the crazy question and then explore it over the course of this episode. We had no plans that this is what we would discuss but it just happened. But what would that relationship look like in Star Trek: Voyager? Honestly? It turned out great and oddly touching. Listen and let us know what you think.
    32m 27s
  • Punch It 125 - Aim for the Middle

    29 AUG 2019 · What makes a mediocre Star Trek episode mediocre? It's easy to make a best and worst list of Star Trek episodes; they're all over the internet. But no one is making a "mediocre" list. In this episode, we discuss what are some common characteristics of forgettable Trek episodes that aren't terrible.
    39m 33s

EXT. Space. The Final Frontier. - This show is about writing in Star Trek. We analyze writing style, rewrite old episodes, and sometimes write our own Star Trek stories. Follow...

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EXT. Space. The Final Frontier. - This show is about writing in Star Trek. We analyze writing style, rewrite old episodes, and sometimes write our own Star Trek stories. Follow us as we dive deep into what makes Trek so great.
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