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.
- 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
- The Day of the Doctor, all the Doctors (Tom Baker played the fourth Doctor)
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