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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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HFO Podcast Ep. #15 – TNG Rewatch: 11001001

The HFO crew is back but our computer is need of an upgrade (well, maybe just Ben’s computer).  Luckily the bynars are here to help us!!  Or… are they here to help themselves?  If you haven’t guessed yet, in this … Continue reading

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HFO Podcast Ep. #14 – TNG Rewatch: Angel One

This week the intrepid crew of the HFO beam down a planet ran by… WOMEN??  Mike & Tim slip into something more comfortable with a plunging neckline while Erin straps on a pair of shoulder pads as they take an … Continue reading

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HFO Podcast Ep. #13 – TNG Rewatch: Datalore

  Evil twins, a secret underground lab, a giant world killing snowflake and more await us in “Datalore”! This week the  HFO crew are short a crew member because Ben is busy with duties belowdeck.  However, we’re lucky enough to … Continue reading

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HFO Podcast Ep. #12 – TNG Rewatch: The Big Goodbye

This week, our intrepid HFO crew tangle with the ever-increasing intricacies of the Holodeck (*tm, I’m sure). In this episode, we see the first appearance of Capt. Picard’s alter-ego, Dixon Hill. “Dix” is a film-noir-esque detective from 1930s San Francisco … Continue reading

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Discovering Discovery

Hello everyone!  Mike here.  Just in case you’ve been living in a cave: STAR TREK DISCOVERY HAS PREMIERED!!! I watched both episodes of the series “pilot” and I LOVED IT!  Here are some random thoughts: **SPOILERS**

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HFO Podcast Ep. #11 – TNG Rewatch: Haven

Arranged marriages, galactic plagues, and the Hall of Wyatts… Oh My! In this week’s episode, the Hailing Frequencies Open crew tackles the season 1 epidsode: Haven! We explore the deep cultural heritage of the Betazoids and their practice of arranging… … Continue reading

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HFO Podcast Ep. #10 – TNG Rewatch: Hide & Q

Q is back and better than ever! In this episode, the HFO crew gets ready to have all the powers of the Q continuum and we will abuse the crap out of it! When Riker is presented with a choice … Continue reading

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