In a throwback to the 2nd pilot for Star Trek: The Original Series, “Where No Man Has Gone Before,” Ransom comes into contact with Strange Energies and and finds new exciting ways of working out.
Come watch the season premiere of Lower Decks, Season 2 with Jamie, Caitlin, and Josh and then join us for a post-show discussion where we’ll see how many Easter Eggs we could recognize, talk about the story, and what we thought about the episode.
00:00:00 – Pre-Show
00:15:34 – Watch-Along
00:40:00 – Post Show
Star Trek Lower Decks Season 2 Episode 1, Strange Energies
The second pilot for Star Trek: The Original Series introduced us to the crew of the enterprise through a mission to the edge of the galaxy where Lieutenant Commander Gary Mitchell receives incredible powers after coming in contact with “strange energies”. Mitchell, played by Gary Lockwood, began to change as these new powers took hold and was ultimately killed when Kirk used his phaser to collapse a hillside on top of him.
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