12. Pilot, Engineer And An Android’s Best Friend

In the twelfth episode of Beyond Farpoint, Baz and Geoff take a look at ship’s engineer Geordi La Forge, played by LeVar Burton, and pick four key episodes from his time on the show.

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What to expect from episode 12: Pilot, Engineer And An Android’s Best Friend?

Introductions

Baz and Geoff discuss the marvels of the Star Trek: The Next Generation blu-rays and ship’s engineer Geordi La Forge, played by LeVar Burton, comparing his expertise against other great Starfleet engineers.

Booby Trap

Baz and Geoff discuss Geordi’s engineering and problem-solving skills, debate the whole Leah debacle and marvel at Picard’s passion for a 1,000-year-old warship.

Galaxy’s Child

In this sequel episode from season four, Baz and Geoff delve deeper into the deeply uncomfortable nature of the Geordi-Leah relationship and discuss the dim-sum alien that attaches to the Enterprise.

Identity Crisis

Both agree that Identity Crisis is a great episode for Geordi, as they untangle the mystery, talk creepy holodeck sequences and the make-up design of the transformed engineer.

Interface

Heading into season seven, Baz and Geoff are split on this episode as they discuss the interface used by Geordi to rescue survivors and delve into the fate of his mother.

Episode Credits

Hosts

  • Baz Greenland
  • Geoff Owen

Editor

  • Baz Greenland

Small Print

The theme music is "Sunrise on the New World" by Grant Newman, and is licenced by Holosuite Media through Epidemic Sound.

The theme includes a short clip from the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode Encounter at Farpoint.

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