Welcome to the Lou Trek Show

A Weekly podcast talking about Star Trek. We will do movie and series reviews and frequent round table discussions where you can be part of the show.


By Lou Costanzo

https://www.trekmate.org.uk

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Sub Rosa, TNG S7 E14 Review, The Battle Bridge

July 21, 2021

Worf’s foster brother violates the Prime Directive by saving a group of villagers from a doomed planet. Today James and Lou discuss (Sub Rosa) and what we think of it, with tonight’s guest hosts Chris

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Homeward, TNG S7 E13 Review, The Battle Bridge

July 17, 2021

Worf’s foster brother violates the Prime Directive by saving a group of villagers from a doomed planet. Today James and Lou discuss (Homeward) and what we think of it, with tonight’s guest hosts Data

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The Pegasus, TNG S7 E12 Review, The Battle Bridge

July 10, 2021

When Riker’s first commanding officer comes aboard to aid in the search for the vessel they served on, he is forced to rethink the actions he took at that time. Today James and Lou discuss (The Pegasu

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Parallels, TNG S7 E11 Review, The Battle Bridge

July 03, 2021

After Worf returns from a bat’leth tournament, he is the only person who notices subtle changes on the Enterprise. Today James and Lou discuss (Parallels) and what we think of it, with tonight’s guest

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Inheritance, TNG S7 E10 Review, The Battle Bridge

June 14, 2021

Data meets Juliana Tainer, former wife of Dr. Noonian Soong and Data’s “mother,” but she holds a shocking secret that even she doesn’t know she carries. Today James and Lou discuss (Inheritance) and what we think of it,

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Testing TBB Stats and RSS Feed.

April 08, 2021

This is a test that I am running to determine if my stats with Blubrry are being recorded correctly and to see if my RSS feed is working properly. You are welcome to download the file attached as it was one where we thought of ways to kill Wesley Crush...

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Force Of Nature, TNG S7 E09 Review, The Battle Bridge

March 25, 2021

Investigating the disappearance of several ships, the Enterprise discovers two scientists who claim that warp drive is destructive to the fabric of subspace. Today James and Lou discuss (Force of Nature) and what we think of it.

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Attached, TNG S7 E08 Review, The Battle Bridge

March 18, 2021

After escaping imprisonment on an alien world, Picard and Dr. Crusher find that their thoughts are connected by brain implants. Today James and Lou discuss (Attached) and what we think of it. Credit: Main Title Theme (TV Edit) was arranged by Dennis Mc...

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Dark Page, TNG S7 E07 Review, The Battle Bridge

March 11, 2021

Lwaxana Troi visits the Enterprise, but she’s preoccupied by a dark secret she has carried for years. Today James and Lou discuss (Dark Page) and what we think of it. Credit: Main Title Theme (TV Edit) was arranged by Dennis McCarthy and composed by Ge...

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Phantasms, TNG S7 E06 Review, The Battle Bridge

March 04, 2021

The crew help Data investigate when his dream program suddenly begins generating nightmares which make him act strangely. Meanwhile, Captain Picard attempts to avoid attending a boring Starfleet banquet. Today James and Lou discuss (Phantasms) and what...

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Gambit, Part II, TNG Season 7 E05 Review, The Battle Bridge

February 25, 2021

Picard and Riker try to find out what the pirates want while the Enterprise pursues them. Today James and Lou discuss (Gambit, Part 2) and what we think of it. Credit: Main Title Theme (TV Edit) was arranged by Dennis McCarthy and composed by Gerry Gol...

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Gambit, Part 1, TNG S7 E04 Review, The Battle Bridge

February 18, 2021

While investigating Picard’s apparent death, Riker is captured by pirates pillaging Romulan archaeological sites. Today James and Lou discuss (Gambit, Part I) and what we think of it. Credit: Main Title Theme (TV Edit) was arranged by Dennis McCarthy a...

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Interface, TNG S7 E03 Review, The Battle Bridge.

January 18, 2021

La Forge uses a virtual reality probe to explore a wrecked ship inside a gas giant, but he’s preoccupied by the disappearance of his mother’s ship. Today James and Lou discuss (Interface) and what we think of it.

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Liaisons, TNG S7 E02 Review, The Battle Bridge

December 16, 2020

As alien dignitaries visit the ship, Picard’s shuttle crashes on a desolate planet where he meets a woman who has been stranded there for seven years. Today James and Lou discuss (Liaisons) and what we think of it.

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Decent, Part 2, TNG S7 E01 Review, The Battle Bridge

December 05, 2020

Picard tries to free Data from Lore’s control; the Enterprise battles the Borg ship. (Season premiere) Today James and Lou discuss (Decent Part 2) and what we think of it, with tonight’s guest host Collin Higgins.

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The Undiscovered Country, STVI Movie Review, The Battle Bridge

November 16, 2020

An interstellar cataclysm cripples the Klingon Empire’s homeworld, leading to their Chancellor seeking peace with the Federation. But covert acts attempt to thwart the peace process with the assassination of the Klingon Chancellor.

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Descent, TNG S6 E26 Review, The Battle Bridge

July 11, 2020

The Borg begin a new offensive against the Federation, but this time they’re acting as individuals; Data experiences his first emotions while fighting them. (Season finale) Today James and Lou discuss (Descent) and what we think of it,

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Timescape, TNG S6 E25 Review, The Battle Bridge

June 06, 2020

Aboard a runabout, Picard, Data, La Forge, and Troi encounter time distortions; they also discover the Enterprise, frozen in time while in battle with a Romulan warbird – and seconds away from destruction. -

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Second Chances – TNG S6 E24 Review, The Battle Bridge

May 31, 2020

The Enterprise finds a second Will Riker on a planet that he helped evacuate eight years ago. - Today James and Lou discuss (Second Chances) and what we think of it, with tonight's guest host Matt Degear.

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Rightful Heir, TNG S6 E23 Review, The Battle Bridge

May 06, 2020

At the Klingon monastery on Boreth, Worf sees a very real vision of Kahless the Unforgettable. Today James and Lou discuss (Rightful Heir) and what we think of it, with tonight’s guest host Bryan Detamore .

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Suspicions, TNG S6 E22 Review, The Battle Bridge

May 01, 2020

Dr. Crusher violates Starfleet regulations and medical ethics when she investigates the death of a Ferengi scientist. Today James and Lou discuss (Suspicions) and what we think of it. Credit: Main Title Theme (TV Edit) was arranged by Dennis McCarthy a...

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Frame of Mind, TNG S6 E21 Review, The Battle Bridge

April 12, 2020

Riker thinks he is losing his mind when reality keeps shifting between an alien hospital and the Enterprise, where he is rehearsing a play. Today James and Lou discuss (Frame of Mind) and what we think of it, with tonight’s guest host Chris Johnson .

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The Chase, TNG S6E20 Review, The Battle Bridge.

March 27, 2020

Picard tries to finish his old archaeology teacher’s monumental last mission: solving a puzzle that leads Humans, Romulans, Klingons and Cardassians to the secret of life in this galaxy, revealing the origin of humanoid life.

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Starship Mine, A lost review episode from the Lou Trek Show. Please open and read.

March 19, 2020

Hello..  Lou Here.  Back in 2013 we tragically lost our beloved pet to an accident.  At that time, Brian Baker and I were recording the Lou Trek Show.  Brian carried on with the show and did a review of Starship Mine with Paul “Firbob” Wright.

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Lessons, TNG S6 E19 Review, The Battle Bridge

March 19, 2020

Picard falls in love with one of his subordinates, but he can’t deal with having to order her into dangerous situations. Today James and Lou discuss (Lessons) and what we think of it, with tonight’s guest host Krys, aka Keiran McDuff.

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Starship Mine, TNG S6 E18 Review, The Battle Bridge

March 11, 2020

On an evacuated USS Enterprise-D, Picard plays a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with terrorists who want to steal explosive toxic waste from the warp core as a lethal beam sweeps the ship. Today James and Lou discuss (Starship Mine) and what we think of ...

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Birthright, Part II, TNG S6E17 Review, The Battle Bridge

February 29, 2020

In the Romulan prison camp, Worf teaches the Klingon children about their culture. Today James and Lou discuss (Birthright Part II) and what we think of it. Credit: Main Title Theme (TV Edit) was arranged by Dennis McCarthy and composed by Gerry Goldsm...

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Birthright, Part I, TNG S6 E16 Review, The Battle Bridge.

February 22, 2020

At Deep Space 9, Worf investigates reports that his father is still alive and an engineering accident causes Data to experience a vision of his father; Dr. Soong. Today James and Lou discuss (Birthright Part I) and what we think of it.

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Tapestry, TNG S6 E15 Review, The Battle Bridge.

February 15, 2020

After being attacked on an away mission, Picard dies and meets Q in the afterlife who offers him the chance to change a crucial moment in his history and prevent the mistakes he made in his youth. Today James and Lou discuss (Tapestry) and what we thin...

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Face of the Enemy, TNG S6 E14 Review, The Battle Bridge

February 02, 2020

Troi is captured and forced to masquerade as a Romulan intelligence officer in a plot to aid the defection of several high-ranking Romulan officials. Today James and Lou discuss (Face of the Enemy) and what we think of it.

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Ship in a Bottle, TNG S6 E12 Review, The Battle Bridge.

January 26, 2020

Holy crap… Has it been a while.  Circumstances have changed and Lou is now working for himself, by himself  and with himself.  Therefor, as an independent contractor, he has the ability to schedule work and the show for whenever he wishes.

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Chain of Command Part II, S6E11 Review, The Battle Bridge.

August 02, 2019

Captain Picard’s secret mission fails, leading to him being captured by Cardassians. As he is tortured by his captors, Captain Jellico and the Enterprise attempt to prevent war with the Cardassian Union. Today James and Lou discuss (Chain of Command,

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Chain of Command Part I, S6E10 Review, The Battle Bridge.

July 26, 2019

Picard, Worf, and Dr. Crusher are reassigned from the Enterprise to a secret mission. Meanwhile, the Enterprise is under the command of Captain Edward Jellico, who immediately starts making changes, much to the dismay of the crew.

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The Quality of Life, TNG S6 E09 Review, The Battle Bridge

June 13, 2019

Data discovers a group of robots that he believes qualify as lifeforms. Tiny little lifeforms…Precious little lifeforms…. - Today James and Lou discuss (The Quality of Life) and what we think of it, with tonight's guest host Matthew Degear.

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The Quality of Life, TNG S6 E09 Review, The Battle Bridge

June 13, 2019

Data discovers a group of robots that he believes qualify as lifeforms. Tiny little lifeforms…Precious little lifeforms…. Today James and Lou discuss (The Quality of Life) and what we think of it, with tonight’s guest host Matthew Degear.

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A Fistful of Datas, TNG S6 E08 Review, The Battle Bridge

June 06, 2019

After a computer malfunction, Worf, his son Alexander Rozhenko, and Counselor Deanna Troi are trapped in an Old West holodeck program wherein the interactive characters physically resemble and have the same enhanced abilities as Data. -

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A Fistful of Datas, TNG S6 E08 Review, The Battle Bridge

June 06, 2019

After a computer malfunction, Worf, his son Alexander Rozhenko, and Counselor Deanna Troi are trapped in an Old West holodeck program wherein the interactive characters physically resemble and have the same enhanced abilities as Data.

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Rascals, TNG S6 E07 Review, The Battle Bridge

May 30, 2019

Captain Picard, Ensign Ro, Guinan, and Keiko O'Brien are regressed physiologically to age 12 by a transporter accident, but retain their adult memories, resulting in different reactions from each. When rogue Ferengi hijack the Enterprise,

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Rascals, TNG S6 E07 Review, The Battle Bridge

May 30, 2019

Captain Picard, Ensign Ro, Guinan, and Keiko O’Brien are regressed physiologically to age 12 by a transporter accident, but retain their adult memories, resulting in different reactions from each. When rogue Ferengi hijack the Enterprise,

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True Q, TNG S6 E06 Review, The Battle Bridge

May 23, 2019

Q once again graces the Enterprise with a visit, claiming that a young intern aboard is really a Q. - Today James and Lou discuss (True Q) and what we think of it, with tonight's guest host Matthew Degear.

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True Q, TNG S6 E06 Review, The Battle Bridge

May 23, 2019

I have my new permanent schedule, so I’m hoping to get some consistency in this show.  So please hang on with us as we get into a rhythm, one that includes me working an overnight shift…zzzzZZZZzzzzz.  On to the show.

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Schisms, TNG S6 E5 Review, The Battle Bridge

March 30, 2019

Enterprise crew members report that they go to sleep but wake up exhausted; a mysterious subspace pocket forms inside a cargo bay. Today James and Lou discuss (Schisms) and what we think of it, with tonight’s guest host Colin Higgins.

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Schisms, TNG S6 E5 Review, The Battle Bridge

March 30, 2019

Enterprise crew members report that they go to sleep but wake up exhausted; a mysterious subspace pocket forms inside a cargo bay. - Today James and Lou discuss (Schizims) and what we think of it, with tonight's guest host Colin Higgins.

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Relics, TNG S6 E04 Review, The Battle Bridge

November 30, 2018

The Enterprise discovers a ship that crashed on a Dyson sphere more than seventy-five years prior with a single survivor suspended in the transporter buffer: Captain Montgomery Scott. Today James and Lou discuss (Relics) and what we think of it,

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Relics, TNG S6 E04 Review, The Battle Bridge

November 30, 2018

The Enterprise discovers a ship that crashed on a Dyson sphere more than seventy-five years prior with a single survivor suspended in the transporter buffer: Captain Montgomery Scott. - Today James and Lou discuss (Relics) and what we think of it,

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Man of the People, TNG S6 E03 Review, The Battle Bridge

November 23, 2018

As an ambassador mediates peace talks to end a fierce civil war, Deanna Troi begins to act erratically after spending some time with him. - Today James and Lou discuss (Man of the People) and what we think of it,

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Man of the People, TNG S6 E03 Review, The Battle Bridge

November 23, 2018

As an ambassador mediates peace talks to end a fierce civil war, Deanna Troi begins to act erratically after spending some time with him. Today James and Lou discuss (Man of the People) and what we think of it,

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Realm of Fear, TNG S6 E2 Review, The Battle Bridge

October 09, 2018

Lieutenant Barclay faces his fear of transporting, but now he thinks that he's being attacked by a creature inside the transporter beam. - Today James and Lou discuss (Realm of Fear) and what we think of it, with tonight's guest host Matt Degear.

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Realm of Fear, TNG S6 E2 Review, The Battle Bridge

October 09, 2018

Lieutenant Barclay faces his fear of transporting, but now he thinks that he’s being attacked by a creature inside the transporter beam. Today James and Lou discuss (Realm of Fear) and what we think of it, with tonight’s guest host Matt Degear.

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Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Movie Review, The Battle Bridge

August 02, 2018

When a renegade Vulcan captures the Federation, Klingon, and Romulan ambassadors on Nimbus III, “the planet of galactic peace”, it can only mean one thing: the vacation is over; Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the new Starship Enterprise-A are pr...

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