iBUG Trekkie Talk


Since many iBUGgers are also Trekkies or Trekkie wanna-be's, we have created a discussion group to watch audio described episodes of Star Trek, the Original  Series (TOS) and then meet together via conference call to discuss the episodes.  We review the episodes on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month, 8:00 PM (CT).  The iBUG Trekkie Talk discussion group is facilitated by Shane Christennson.  Everyone (even if they are not a member of iBUG) is welcome to participate.

The audio described episodes of Star Trek TOS are available as MP3 files that may be streamed directly to your iDevice by accessing the links below.  The video espisodes (non-audio described) of Star Trek TOS are avail from several sources including Netflix, Amazon Prime movies, Hulu+, and CBS All Access.  The Trekkie Talk group discussion recordings are provided at the end of each episode listing.

To connect to the Trekkie Talk conference call, we recommend using the FCC Dialer app (search for Free Conference Call in the App Store) on your iDevice to connect to the conference call using your Wi-Fi internet connection.  Otherwise, you may use the dial-in number listed below.  Note that this is not a Toll-Freee call, so it is best to use your cell phone or VOIP line to avoid long distance charges.

Conference Dial-in Number:  (605) 468-8002

Participant Access Code:  154497# (i.e., enter # sign after entering access code)


The Trekkie Talk schedule for the next couple of months is as follows (8:00 PM CT):  (Each entry includes Trekkie Talk date, link to audio described MP3 file episode, season#, episode#, air date, and short synopsis) 


April 5, 2018:  The Empath  S3, Ep12 (Dec 6, 1968) 

Trapped in an alien laboratory, Kirk, Spock and McCoy meet an empath and are involved in a series of experiments.

Trekkie Talk #73


April 19, 2018:  Elaan of Troyius  S3, Ep13 (Dec 20, 1968) 

While transporting an arrogant, demanding princess for a political marriage, Captain Kirk must cope both with her biochemical ability to force him to love her and sabotage on his ship.

Trekkie Talk #74



May 2, 2018:  Whom Gods Destroy  S3, Ep14 (Jan 3, 1969)

Kirk and Spock are taken prisoners by a former starship captain named Garth, who now resides at, and has taken over, a high security asylum for the criminally insane

Trekkie Talk #75


May 16, 2018:  Let That be Your Last Battlefield  S3, Ep15 (Jan 10, 1969)

The Enterprise encounters two duo-chromatic and mutually belligerent aliens who put the ship in the middle of their old conflict.

Trekkie Talk #76



Past Trekkie Talks

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