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HFO Podcast Ep. #25 – A Star Trek Holiday Special

 It’s that time of year again! Unlike our friends over in the Star Wars fandom, we don’t have a Holiday Special to watch.  We’re left searching for some hint of Christmas (or Life Day) in Trek. There are a few times our … Continue reading

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HFO Podcast Ep. #24 – TNG Rewatch: Symbiosis

We’re back and we’re on drugs! Well, Mike is at least.  He was high on DayQuil when the gang recorded this “very special episode”.  But cold medicine isn’t exactly what the gang on the Enterprise encounter in “Symbiosis”.  It’s a treatment … Continue reading

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HFO Podcast Ep. #23 Voyager: Parallax

The first episode of Voyager was so much fun we came back for seconds!!  Today Mike & Ben jump into episode #2: Parallax.  Will the Starfleet and Maquis crews get along?  Could Tores, a rebel Maquis engineer handle the big … Continue reading

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HFO Podcast Ep. #22 – TNG Rewatch: The Arsenal of Freedom

This week is full of ACTION!!  In fact, Minos has seen so much action that there’s… well, there’s no one left.  The entire population has been eradicated by highly advanced weapons that the Minoseans themselves developed in the pursuit of profit.  Heavy, … Continue reading

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HFO Podcast Ep. #21 – Star Trek Voyager’s Pilot: The Caretaker

We’re taking a break from season 1 of TNG and skipping ahead a few years to introduce Erin to Captain Kathryn Janeway!!  That’s right- in this episode, the crew takes a look at the pilot episode of Star Trek Voyager: … Continue reading

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HFO Podcast Ep. #20 – TNG Rewatch: Coming of Age

Wesley Crusher takes a test to see if he can make it into Starfleet Academy.  Meanwhile, Mike, Erin & Tim are tested with this rather disappointing season 1 episode. Captain Picard’s questionable command decisions over the past 19 episodes are questioned … Continue reading

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HFO Podcast Ep. #19 – TNG Rewatch: Home Soil

Can life be inorganic?  Turns out, yes it can!  And it has a microbrain!  Which isn’t as cruel as it sounds. In this week’s episode, Mike and Erin take a look at the season 1 episode, Home Soil and consider … Continue reading

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HFO Podcast Ep. #18 – The Klingons!

This week we take a little departure from our TNG rewatch project to discuss everyone’s favorite antagonist species, the Klingons!   Once written as a stand-in for the Communist powers of Russia & China, they have evolved over the past 50 … Continue reading

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HFO Podcast Ep. #17 – TNG Rewatch: When The Bough Breaks

I believe the children are our future.  And so do the Aldeans but sadly, they have destroyed their ozone and the radiation has made them all infertile.  But wait- Radue has a plan!  Why not just kidnap some kids from a … Continue reading

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HFO Podcast Ep. #16 – TNG Rewatch: Too Short A Season

 Frustrated with getting old?  Wish you could jump into the same job you did 40 years ago?  Try some magic fountain of youth pills!   Want them to work fast?  Just take a lot of them at once!  What could go wrong?? … Continue reading

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