Earl Grey 192: Bouncing Plastic Barrels / by Richard Marquez

Realistic and Unrealistic.


Running Time: 1 hour 15 minutes 27 seconds

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Have you ever watched The Next Generation and thought that a scene showed exactly how things will work in the future? Or have you ever watched The Next Generation and wondered what the writers were thinking when they wrote a certain element into the script?

In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Richard Marquez, Justin Oser, and Amy Nelson choose their top 3 picks for both realistic and unrealistic elements in The Next Generation. Their choices include technology, ideas, relationships, Federation policy, and more.


Intro (00:01:20)
Shuttlecraft (00:02:00)
Bouncing Barrels (00:07:38)
Excess time to finish projects (00:09:44)
Bluetooth (00:14:00)
Families onboard (00:17:13)
Energy Reserves (00:23:16)
Time traveling (00:25:30)
Transporting troubleshooting (00:28:42)
Conference time (00:32:29)
Prime Directive http://bit.ly/2vQmWJc (00:35:50)
Tractor Beam http://bit.ly/2vV7XvP (00:39:10)
Geordi and Data relationship (00:41:29)
Wesley (00:46:00)
Site to Site Transporting (00:52:00)
Centralizing Starfleet Academy (00:55:30)
Hypospary (01:00:05)
Culinary Arts (01:03:41)
Stellar Cartography (01:07:20)
Closing (01:09:07)
Contest (01:13:49)


Richard Marquez, Justin Oser, Amy Nelson


Richard Marquez (Editor and Producer) Lee Hutchison (Producer) Amy Nelson (Producer) Justin Oser (Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Michael E Hueter (Associate Producer) Justin Oser (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager)