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The Trek Files: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast

Jan 21, 2020

It seems pretty simple on the surface - the names of two directors alternate to finish 16 episodes of Star Trek. This memo from 1967 contains a lot more if you read between the lines though. We welcome back Trek veteran Mike DeMerrit to help us grasp the logistical balance of making The Original Series.

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Jan 14, 2020

Separated by more than twenty years, two letters to the editor of the Los Angeles Times show Gene Roddenberry's concern for contemporary issues. Their relevance today points to the types of human concerns that Gene dealt with in real and fictional worlds.

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Jan 7, 2020

In the early days of The Next Generation, "Crusher" meant Wesley and his mother would likely have not been seen after the pilot episode. A memo from Bob Justman to Gene Roddenberry suggests ways to develop the boy's relationship with Picard and what might have been between the Captain and Beverly.

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