Ensign Boimler suffers through an awkward phase while Mariner reconnects with an old friend. Join your medically-deranged hosts as they discuss Tendi’s dog, Mariner’s hesitations, and Boimler’s need to please on this, the 43rd episode of It’s Got Star Trek!
Spoiler warning! We dive right into a detail-rich discussion of this episode, so if you haven’t had a chance to see it yet – beware!
Next week: Rutherford and Shax commit shenanigans at a Starfleet museum while the ensigns get roped into witness duty in an alien court.
Please take a few moments to read “How Star Trek Lower Decks Explores The Challenges Of Black Women By Subverting A Well-Worn Genre Trope” by Kayode Kendall at Medium.com.
The redditor we reference in this episode was /u/sicktaker2 – here is their original post that got us doin’ some thinkin’!
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