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The Trek Files: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast

Feb 25, 2020

Closing out our fourth season on The Trek Files, we welcome back David Gautreaux for an in-depth interview about the Zen of Xon, how he got the news he wasn't going to be Star Trek's new leading Vulcan, and the powerful influence Gene Roddenberry had on his life.

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Feb 18, 2020

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Yesterday's Enterprise, we welcome back special guest Eric Stillwell. As the production went in front of the cameras, Eric and co-writer Trent Ganino found themselves at odds with Rick Berman and banned from the set. Don't worry, though, there is a happy ending.

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Feb 11, 2020

Most Star Trek TV scripts are created in a fairly straightforward way - and then there’s "Yesterday’s Enterprise”: a mash-up of stories, a train wreck of a process, and yet one of the most popular episodes of The Next Generation ever. For its 30th anniversary this month, let The Trek Files decipher the paper...


Feb 4, 2020

It's no surprise that Star Trek fans are creative; filling in the details and expanding the universe whenever there is a gap in production. This week, The Trek Files brings you two unofficial publications from the 1970s - one for mixing drinks, the other for applying a Vulcan nerve pinch - and special guest Holly Amos...


Jan 28, 2020

Back when petitions were on paper rather than online, the seventh and eighth graders at Dover, DE's Central Middle School added their signatures to the throngs of fans who wanted Star Trek to return to network TV. Who started the petition? We may never know. How did Gene Roddenberry react? We do know that, and...