The Greatest Discovery

The Greatest Discovery Ep 5: Curved Like A Bat'leth

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When Captain Lorca is heading back from the Admiral's club, he's soon kidnapped by Klingons and becomes a prisoner of war. At the same time Burnham feels a deep connection to Ripper's nipples. It's time for Lorca to get back to the Discovery, and for the science team to chart a new map with human DNA. Will the spore drive continue to work? Will Tilly continue her profane rants? How has oral hygiene improved in the future?
It's the episode that gives you Mudd in a prison, and BDSM in the laboratory.

The Greatest Discovery Ep 4: All It Took Was a Buffet

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When Captain Lorca assigns Burnham to study the newest member of Team Discovery's biology for weapons purposes, she finds the missing link to spore tripping. But when Starfleet orders Discovery to relieve the dilithium mining colony Corvan II from Klingon atttack, it's up to Burnham and Stamets to test their mushroom theory, and successfully jump to conclusions. Will they get there in time? Is Tilly still drooling? Are the writers of Star Trek Discovery sending Ben and Adam messages? It's the episode that shoots first, and replicates later.

The Greatest Discovery Ep: 3 Push Triangle to Talk to Captain Lorca

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When Michael Burnham unexpectedly finds herself on the USS Discovery, she's tasked by Captain Lorca to assist with a secret scientific assignment. But when an experiment on Discovery's sister ship the USS Glenn kills its entire crew, it's now up to Burnham and co. to investigate, and truly become a team. Will spores help calm the voices? How many Drunk Shimodas fit in one episode? Do space breathalyzers work? It's the episode that winks at you at the beginning but keeps you guessing at the end.

The Greatest Discovery Ep 2: The Georgiou Rule

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When T’Kuvma’s pitch sesh to the heads of the 24 houses is falling apart, the Federation gives him a big assist by sending an armada of ships to back up the Shenzhou. But Michael Burnham is stuck in the brig with only the ship’s computer as her adversary. What’s wrong with the Klingon’s hololenses? Is Michael a part of Picard because of these mind-melds? Did the Klingons bring a boat to space? It’s the episode where we’re both trying to make the case for our position.

The Greatest Discovery Ep 1: Oopsie-Daisy Murder

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When a precursor to the Argus Array gets a hole poked in it, the Federation sends its B-team: the USS SHEzhou. But when executive officer Michael Burnham pokes a hole in a nearby Klingon, the situation escalates quickly. Is Sarek the only Vulcan teacher? Has Georgiou given Burnham too much latitude? Is Saru the COB of this episode? It’s the episode that lights a beacon that can be seen across the galaxy.

The Greatest Discovery Episode 0: A Nightmare to Produce

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When the world's most reluctant Star Trek podcasters announce their new show, The Greatest Discovery, one of them goes for a dick joke and can't quite stick the landing. Everybody knows the #GreatestGen is only good because of nostalgia, but what this new series presupposes is, maybe it isn't? What will the show schedule be? What are our hopes, fears and wants from the first new Trek series in over a decade? Where we are w/r/t Big Rod’s notorious pocket? It's the episode where we double down on the embarrassment.

The Greatest Discovery

The Greatest Discovery is a special series about Star Trek: Discovery from the hosts of MaximumFun.org’s hit Star Trek podcast The Greatest Generation. Each Tuesday after a new episode of Discovery, Adam and Ben will recap and review the first new Trek show in over a decade. Its the unofficial, irreverent and filthy aftershow Discovery didn’t know it needed.

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