Fascinating? - A Star Trek Podcast
Fascinating? - A Star Trek Podcast
Heard Yet Media
A scene-by-scene retrospective podcast looking back at the 1960s classic and introducing co-host Gerry to a show he has never watched before.
The Apple – Episode 34
The Apple was the fifth episode of Star Trek’s second season to air, with a native population cruelly disrupted by a careless landing party. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss disposable crewmen and mechanical deities. When redshirts start expiring at an alarming rate, Kirk encounters Akuta (Keith Andes), leader of the Feeders of Vaal. […]
Dec 1
54 min
Mirror, Mirror – Episode 33
Mirror, Mirror was the fourth episode of Star Trek’s second season to air, with several key crewmen transported to a parallel universe. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the multiverse theory and some interesting facial hair. When an ion storm combines with a transporter malfunction to switch Kirk, McCoy, Uhura and Scotty with their […]
Nov 24
55 min
The Changeling – Episode 32
The Changeling was the third episode of Star Trek’s second season to air, with the Enterprise threatened by a sentient spacecraft intent on destroying imperfect organic life. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss artificial intelligence and the man versus machine debate. When the Enterprise brings a probe aboard it reveals itself to be Nomad […]
Nov 17
53 min
Who Mourns for Adonais? – Episode 31
Who Mourns for Adonais? was the second episode of Star Trek’s second season to air, with an ancient Greek god looking to rekindle past glories. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss a giant green hand and a green-eyed monster. When the Enterprise is caught by a big green hand while orbiting a planet, Kirk […]
Nov 10
54 min
Amok Time – Episode 30
Amok Time was the first episode of Star Trek’s second season to air, with Spock drawn back to his homeland by a primal urge. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss situations where the best course of action is to convince a colleague they’ve killed your boss. With Spock displaying increasingly erratic behaviour, Kirk ignores […]
Nov 3
51 min
Operation — Annihilate! – Episode 29
Operation — Annihilate! was the twenty-ninth episode of Star Trek’s debut season to air, with a colony under attack and a valued crew member in great distress. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss family, friendship and medical malpractice. After tracking a pattern of unexplained erratic behaviour across a sector of space, the Enterprise crew […]
Sep 29
51 min
The City on the Edge of Forever – Episode 28
The City on the Edge of Forever was the twenty-eighth episode of Star Trek’s debut season to air, with a love affair threatening to change history as we know it. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss killers, assassins and murderers with a pinch of time-travel for good measure. After an accidental overdose and a […]
Sep 22
1 hr 2 min
The Alternative Factor – Episode 27
The Alternative Factor was the twenty-seventh episode of Star Trek’s debut season to air, with a mysterious stranger locked in a struggle against his inverse self. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss a quite magnificent beard. After a massive and unprecedented phenomenon puts the rest of Starfleet into retreat, the Enterprise is left to […]
Sep 15
48 min
Errand of Mercy – Episode 26
Errand of Mercy was the twenty-sixth episode of Star Trek’s debut season to air, with a seemingly primitive, pacifist race facing a Klingon occupation. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the relative merits or freedom and order. As war breaks out between the Federation and the Klingon Empire, the Enterprise is sent to Organia, […]
Sep 8
58 min
The Devil in the Dark – Episode 25
The Devil in the Dark was the twenty-fifth episode of Star Trek’s debut season to air, with a mining community terrorised by a silicon-based lifeform. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the use of cement as a healing agent. The Enterprise crew are sent to the mining colony on Janus VI to ascertain whether […]
Sep 1
54 min
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