Oren, Chris, and Mike talk about captains in futuristic space settings. They discuss how captains make effective protagonists, list their favorite and least favorite captain characters, and ask why so many space captains are obsessed with antiques.Download Episode 28 Subscription Feed
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Opening and closing theme: The Princess Who Saved Herself by Jonathan Coulton. Used with permission.
Malcolm Reynolds on Firefly
Shards of Honor by Lois McMaster Bujold
Admiral Helena Cain on Battlestar Galactica
Jonathan Archer on Star Trek: Enterprise
Benjamin Sisko on Star Trek: Deep Space 9
Galaxy Quest: Tim Allen playing Jason Nesmith playing Commander Peter Quincy Taggart.
William Shatner (He was, in fact, trained as a classical Shakespearean actor.)
Kathryn Janeway on Star Trek: Voyager
Captain John Sheridan on Babylon 5
Commander Jeffery Sinclair on Babylon 5
Rory Williams from Doctor Who
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