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Welcome to Transporter Room 3, our Star Trek-only podcast! Movies, TV, toys, creepy cosplay -- if it's about a starship, a Vulcan or a Borg Babe, your fearless Trek fanatics Scott Collura and Phil Pirrello are ready to talk about it!

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Episode 88: Why You Need to Get Excited for Star Trek Beyond

This week, Transporter Room 3 goes… Beyond!

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Star Trek Beyond's latest trailer (finally) hit last week, and we were in attendance at the fan event where J.J. Abrams and Just Lin revealed the new preview along with at least 10 minutes of exclusive footage.

So how good was it? Listen and find out.


We've also seen the short teaser for CBS Access' new Star Trek TV show and have some thoughts. Lots of them. (To Praxis or not to Praxis, that is the question…)

And a Red Shirt visits us from "beyond" the grave -- and from inside a turbolift. So pour out some of Chekov's whiskey (we'll explain later) and listen now to the new ep of TR3!


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Monday, May 2, 2016

Episode 87: When and Where CBS’ New Star Trek Show Might Be Set

Welcome back. A lot has happened since we last, uh, casted… Um, spoke via internet?

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Anyway, we have a BIG update for you on when and where CBS' new Star Trek TV show will be set (Star Trek VI fans, this one's for you) -- not to mention what we want to see if the show goes the anthology route.

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We also chat a bit about the new show heading to Toronto (goodbye, Paramount backlot!), what is going on with Star Trek Beyond and, of course, another Red Shirt of the Week. This one comes "beaming down" all the way from DS9.

So pour yourself a glass of Picard's wine and listen now to a new ep of TR3!

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Thursday, March 10, 2016

Episode 86: Everything We Know (So Far) About the New Star Trek Series

Aaaaand we're back. And so is Star Trek on TV. Well, CBS' streaming service, but, whatev -- we're boldly going back to where Trek belongs… with Bryan Fuller and Nicholas Meyer onboard. Time to dust off your Hannibal/Khan fan-fic!

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We're breaking down everything we know about the new Trek show so far, which is set to launch in 2017. We also get Scott's review of the Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage concert series that he (lucky!) attended. Is it worth your hard-earned latinum? Find out.

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All that and two Red Shirts from "Warship Voyager" this week. So tug on your tunics, put down your antique glasses and listen to some new TR3.

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Episode 85: Why J.J. Abrams' Best Star Wars Movie Is Star Trek

Another year, another "timely" episode of Transporter Room 3.

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After celebrating the holidays (Risa has the best Airbnb's), Scott and Phil return with a look at everyone's new favorite movie -- Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Specifically, how -- despite how fun the film is -- J.J. Abrams' best Star Wars movie is actually one starring Captain Kirk and Keenser.

How? Why? Listen now to find out.

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Plus, we also check in on some recent Trek news -- New York City is getting a convention! -- and of course we all swing by The Original Series for another Red Shirt of the Week.

So put down your crossguard lightsabers and turn up the latest edition of TR3!

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Episode 84: Star Trek Beyond Trailer Reaction and Pitching Voyager Memories

Explosions, Kirk's new haircut and swarms of stabby ships -- oh my.

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We're breaking down the pros (and Khans -- zing!) of the first teaser for Star Trek Beyond, with special guest/fellow Trek expert, Arnold T. Blumberg.

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Arnold also shares with us what it's like to pitch episodes for Voyager -- and brutha, does he have some great ideas for hours of television we sadly will never see.

All that and a Beyond Red Shirt (a few, actually), so strap on Kirk's new away team jacket and jump your motorcycle into the new ep of TR3!

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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Episode 83: Why Star Trek Returning to TV Is a Big Deal

It's finally happened! Star Trek is returning to television thanks to CBS and we couldn't be happier than Worf with a glass of fresh prune juice.

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But what does it all mean? Where and when can you watch it? What's the show going to be about? Who gets to boldly go this time? Listen to Transporter Room 3 now to find out what is -- and should be -- happening on the first new Trek show since Enterprise.

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Plus, an entire crew of Red Shirts pay us a visit this week, coming from a planet that was there, “but not anymore!!!" (Reference!)

So put on your green tunics and get comfy -- it's time for Transporter Room 3!

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Monday, October 5, 2015

Episode 82: Chaos on the Bridge of Star Trek: TNG

Star Trek: The Next Generation fans? You're in for a treat.

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This week, we review William Shatner's Chaos on the Bridge, a very compelling -- and very frank -- behind-the-scenes look at the crazy sh** show that was the first two seasons of TNG.

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The late then-showrunner Maurice Hurley makes his first on-camera appearance since 1988 to talk about his time on the Enterprise -- and he's still mad as hell after all these years. Is this "warts and all" chronicle of the birth of one of your fav TV shows a must-see? Listen and find out.

Plus, we discuss Idris Elba’s hints about his "groundbreaking" Star Trek Beyond character, we’ve got our latest giveaway (pop-up Star Trek!), and our Red Shirt from Wrath of Khan literally drops in this week. So crank up your Winamp players and listen now to Episode 82 of Transporter Room 3!

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