Standard Orbit 83: Really Cruel Smirk / by Drew Stewart

Plato’s Stepchildren Commentary With @FirstTimeTrek.

A lot of Season 3 episodes get a bad rap. Do they all deserve it? In this episode of Standard Orbi, Mike and Drew are joined by Andi as she walks us through "Plato's Stepchildren", showing us that it may not be as bad as we think. We compare the episode to such diverse films as Airplane!, Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire, and Eyes Wide Shut, while discovering that it's hard to draw the line between what is embarrassing for the character to do and what the actor has to do.

No animals were harmed in the making of this podcast.

Running Time: 1 hours 10 minutes 6 seconds


Drew Stewart and Mike Schindler



Andi (@FirstTimeTrek)


Editor and Producer

Drew Stewart


Executive Producers

Norman C. Lao, Matthew Rushing, and C Bryan Jones


Associate Producers

Rene Roberts and Richard Rutledge, Jr.


Production Manager

Richard Marquez


Content Manager

Will Nguyen



Commentary Start (00:03:03)
Final Thoughts (00:54:05)
Farewells (00:57:30)
Closing (00:59:10)


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