The Ready Room 84: Holographic American History Month / by Trek fm

The Killing Game.

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The introduction of the Hirogen to Voyager brought an interesting and formidable new foe to challenge Janeway and her crew. In their fourth appearance, these hunters put the Voyager crew through a series of holographic challenges culminating in a reenactment of World War II. In this episode of The Ready Room we’re joined by Charlynn Schmiedt to discuss “The Killing Game,” getting the cast out of makeup, Harry Kim’s Magical Morphing Power Grid, the ethical dilemma of giving the Hirogen Federation technology, and the serious philosophical debate about the paths of society that is hidden carefully at certain points in the story. Oh, and we also reflect upon Jeri Ryan’s lips.

In news we look at La-La Land Records’ new 4-CD collection of music from DS9, upcoming TNG Blu-rays, the Best of Both Worlds theatrical event, the Star Trek Into Darkness iPhone app, and what we learned from the Into Darkness Super Bowl spot. Plus, we reveal the true reason that Chase Masteron has been seen wearing headphones in recording studios recently.



Running Time 1 hour 50 minutes



Hosts

Christopher Jones and Greg Harbin

Guests

Charlynn Schmiedt and Tristan Riddell

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Show Notes

La-La Land’s 4-CD Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Soundtrack Collection
“The Best of Both Worlds” Blu-ray release
TNG Season Three Blu-ray pre-order
Star Trek: The Motion Picture director’s cut coming to Blu-ray?
Star Trek Into Darkness Super Bowl Spot
Star Trek Into Darkness iPhone App Now Available

Feature: The Killing Game

 

The World War II Setting
The Magical Morphing Power
Building to the Final Battle
Debating the Course of Society
Baguette Boy
Doctor Steals the Show
The Borg? Who the Hell Are They?
The Resolution: Here! Have Some Technology!
Final Thoughts


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