Punch It: Writing in Star Trek

Punch It: Writing in Star Trek


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Punch It 127 - Dreams Can Be Dangerous
September 19, 2019

Weird shipping in Star Trek We continue with oddball pairings this week and it goes into some uncomfortable territory. Last week we developed an entire relationship between Janeway and Neelix. This week we spend time on more than one couple. We...

Punch It 126 - Janeway/Neelix
September 12, 2019

What if Neelix and Janeway were in a relationship? You read that right. We're actually doing this. We pose the crazy question and then explore it over the course of this episode. We had no plans that this is what we would discuss but it just...

Punch It 125 - Aim for the Middle
August 29, 2019

What makes a mediocre Star Trek episode mediocre? It's easy to make a best and worst list of Star Trek episodes; they're all over the internet. But no one is making a "mediocre" list. In this episode, we discuss what are some common characteristics...

Punch It 124 - What's Your Fantasy?
August 22, 2019

As Star Trek fans, we lead rich fantasy lives. Char and Tristan discuss what it was like growing up Star Trek fans and how they either wrote down their Trek fantasies or just played them in their head. Imagining themselves on the bridge of the...

Punch It 123: Classy Butt
August 15, 2019

What would an R rated Star Trek movie look like? Listen, neither Char nor Tristan want an R rated movie. That's why they think it would interesting if they were forced to write one. With news of the possibility of a Tarantino Trek coming getting...

Punch It 122: Admiral Picard Retires
August 08, 2019

What happens right before Star Trek: Picard? There is zero way of knowing for sure but your Punch It crew loves a good "What if?" This week, we take a look at the Picard trailer again and see if we can fill in the gaps between when Jean-Luc leaves...

Punch It 121 - Years of Hell
August 01, 2019

What if "Year of Hell" was on other iterations of Star Trek? This was a listener suggestion that we were itching to try out. We started developing scenarios for Deep Space Nine and The Original Series and got really excited. As we moved on to The...

Punch It 120 - The Picard Trailer
July 25, 2019

Our honest and hyped reactions to the Star Trek: Picard trailer We started out the episode thinking this would just be an intro topic but it ended up filling the entire episode. This week we ponder the ramifications of this type of show as well as...

Punch It 119 - My Wife’s Husband is Crazy
July 11, 2019

On-the-fly episode about Phlox Phlox is an extremely interesting character from Star Trek: Enterprise. His backstory is extremely colorful and this week we explore a scenario where it comes back to haunt him. In this episode on-the-fly, we...

Punch It 118: Deep Space Delta
July 04, 2019

What if Deep Space Nine's wormhole went to the Delta Quadrant? The Bajoran wormhole has given us some amazing stories in Deep Space Nine by taking us to the Gamma Quadrant. But what if it didn't? What if it went to the Delta Quadrant and Star Trek:...