The Churn: A Podcast About The Expanse
Summary: The Expanse creators Ty Franck and Daniel Abraham join Syfy Wire for a weekly breakdown of the latest episode of Syfy's space opera.
Leave it to The Expanse to close out this amazing season with an anxiety-ridden finale. Holden and crew face off against the protomolecule, and just when things look their bleakest, "Plant Guy," aka Prax, saves the day. Naomi comes clean about some stuff, and we know Fred Johnson is back. We wrap up the finale and the season with most of the Roci crew as Steven Strait, Dominique Tipper and Cas Anvar join us, along with a surprise guest.
Things are really picking up on The Expanse as we approach the Season 2 finale. Naomi and Amos head back to the Sonambulist with nothing but good intentions, but it doesn't take long until they discover things are far worse than they imagined. Meanwhile, Holden's on a mission and his obsession nearly gets him, Alex, and Prax in over their heads. Lastly, a political player pulls the ultimate power move, and Earth's fate is in the balance. Actor Terry Chen joins us on The Churn to talk about Prax and more as we break down the latest episode.
As Prax, Holden, and crew continue the search for Prax's daughter, Bobbie accepts the truth about Mars and the protomolecule, and enters a new alliance. Meanwhile, Naomi chooses a path different from Holden's, though no less risky. Showrunner Naren Shankar joins our episodic The Expanse podcast to talk about his favorite moments from the show, Season 3, and a hidden Easter Egg fans have yet to discover.
We're only a few weeks away from the Season 2 finale, and the tension and pace show no sign of letting up. After testifying about the events on Ganymede, Bobbie Draper pulls a jailbreak and takes to the streets in search of the ocean. When she finally finds it, Avasarala finds her and drops some hard-hitting truth in her lap. Meanwhile, Holden and crew enlist a chicken-loving weirdo to help track down Prax's daughter. Actor Shawn Doyle joins us to talk about Errinwright's current situation and where he goes from here.
Things go horribly wrong for Holden and crew aboard the Ganymede-bound freighter The Weeping Somnambulist while, back on Earth, Chrisjen Avasarala and Bobbie Draper finally come face to face. Syfy Wire's own Bad Astronomer Phil Plait, joins us to nerd out about space and the science of The Expanse in the latest episode of our weekly episodic deep dive.
Actress Cara Gee, aka Drummer, joins us to discuss an Expanse episode that lives up to its name. We meet a new character in Prax,see tensions rise in the Roci crew, and learn what Anderson Dawes is really up to. Join us for a complete breakdown with creators Ty Franck and Daniel Abraham!
The Expanse VFX supervisor Bob Munroe joins our podcast to discuss how his team brings the far future to life and help us break down the show's latest episode: After a horrifying encounter on Ganymede, Bobbie wakes up on a gurney to find out she's the sole survivor. Meanwhile, while helping with the humanitarian efforts on Ceres, Amos has a run in with a refugee that hits painfully close to home while Holden and Naomi find themselves on opposing sides of a tense political situation. All this, plus Chrisjen continues to show everyone who the HBIC is as we dive deep into "The Seventh Man"
Still reeling from Miller's sacrifice, the Roci crew begin the process of moving forward. Holden questions his role as a leader, Alex gets some TLC, and Naomi makes an executive decision unbeknownst to anyone else. We break it down with Ty Franck and Daniel Abraham, and everyone's favorite dubstep-loving Belter, Andrew Rotilio, joins us to talk about Diogo's journey.
In this special bonus episode of our episodic The Expanse podcast, actor Thomas Jane joins Cher for a talk about Miller, why the show spoke to him, and his feelings on sci-fi. Plus, he discusses "Home" and Miller's epic swan song scenes.
Last time on The Expanse, we saw Miller clutching a nuke while the Roci crew tried to make the best of what seemed like a hopeless situation. But Miller had a plan, and tonight we saw exactly how that worked out. "Home" left us with all the feels. Executive Producer Mark Fergus joins us as we breakdown an emotional episode worthy of a season finale in the latest installment of our podcast..
It was coming at the Roci crew from all sides this week, and it was stressful to watch. Earth fired nukes at Eros, Miller confirmed that space walks aren't really his thing, and an unexpected visitor stumbles upon the protomolecule and threatens to tell everyone. James Holden himself, Steven Strait, joins us this week to talk about playing the serious and idealistic Roci captain, his now (podcast) famous abs, and how he would be totally into an '80s workout montage next season.
Tensions were still running pretty high in tonight's episode, "Static". While Miller found himself on the outs with the Roci crew, he also found himself aligned with Fred Johnson. But that wasn't even the strangest alliance for Fred, as Chrisjen Avasarala essentially commits treason by reaching to the OPA leader herself. Amos proves to have some useful and unexpected skills when it comes to interrogating, which has a lot to do with his past. And Wes Chatham joins us on the pod to talk about getting into the mind of Amos, performing his own stunts, and more!
Welcome to The Churn, a podcast in which Syfy Wire's resident The Expanse super-fans, Cher Martinetti and Adam Swiderski, join producers/universe creators Ty Franck and Daniel Abraham to break down each episode of Season 2. This week, we're looking at the first two episodes, featuring Martian marines, protomolecule madness, Miller going maverick, and more! Special guest Dominique Tipper joins in.