STAR TREK STRANGE NEW WORLDS (2022, Paramount) Episodes 5 and 6 Reaction and Review

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STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS (2022, Paramount+) Episodes 5 and 6

On HEROES & DROIDS, we discuss pop culture about Superheroes, Sci-Fi, Disney, and Action. From Marvel to DC, from Star Wars to Star Trek, From James Bond to the Fast and the Furious, we will review the theatrical films and streaming delights you care about most!

Your hosts tonight include:
Doc Rotten
Comic book artist and Decades of Horror Co-host, Chad Hunt
and Special Guest-Host, JEFF MOHR

Episodes 3 & 4 Reaction and Review

Season 1 Episode 5 – June 2, 2022
Spock Amok

Season 1 Episode 6 – June 9, 2022
Lift Us Where Suffering Cannot Reach

A personal visit causes a comedy of errors during Spock & Pike’s crucial negotiations with an unusual alien species. A threat to an idyllic planet reunites Captain Pike with the lost love of his life. To protect her and a scientific holy child from a conspiracy, Pike offers his help and is forced to face unresolved feelings of his past.

Directed by: Rachel Leiterman (esp 5), Andi Armaganian (eps 6)
Written by: Akiva Goldsman, Alex Kurtzman
Based upon “Star Trek” created by: Gene Roddenberry

Cast: Anson Mount, Ethan Peck, Jess Bush, Christina Chong, Melissa Navia, Babs Oulsanmokun, Rebecca Romijn


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Doc Rotten
Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.