Episode 82: 2020 – Transporter Malfunction or Holodeck Accident?

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Subspace Chatter

Why James Bond’s Studio Once Sent A ‘Very Stern Letter’ To Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’s Crew – CINEMABL
Ashes of Star Trek’s Scotty smuggled onto International Space Station | News | The Times
Dr. Seuss Enterprises Wins Appeal In Dispute Over ‘Star Trek’ Mash Up | Hollywood Reporter
Shields Up! Say Goodbye To 2020 With Official Star Trek Face Shields – TrekMovie.com
City of Pittsburgh Gingerbread Competition

Additional stories we did not cover

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  2. 10 Ways to Get Your Grandchildren Interested in Hobbies
  3. Alexander Siddig on Doing DS9 Fanfiction with Garak and Skylines
  4. ‘Discovery’ stumbles bringing ‘Star Trek’ into modern era | Styles | swoknews.com
  5. Star Trek: Every Major Character Who Joined Section 31
  6. Star Trek: Enterprise: How Future Guy’s identity changes the series
  7. Star Trek: 4 Reasons Why Zachary Quinto Is The Best Spock (6 Why It’s Always Going To Be Leonard Nimoy)
  8. 10 Best Action Set-Pieces In Star Trek
  9. WATCH: Star Trek: Discovery — No One Steals Power From Reno | Star Trek
  10. Author Una McCormack on writing Picard and Janeway, and Star Trek’s “great hope” — Daily Star Trek News
  11. Star Trek: Discovery Michelle Yeoh Talks on Georgiou’s Exit and Hints on Section 31 Spin-Off
  12. In Memoriam: Remembering the Animation & VFX Greats We Lost in 2020 | Animation Magazine
  13. WATCH: Star Trek: Discovery — Even More Stunts With Chris McGuire | Star Trek
  14. How Star Trek Ornaments Can Light Up a Dark Year
  15. Star Trek: Discovery actor Mary Wiseman has a few choice words for body-shaming “haters” — Daily Star Trek News
  16. ‘Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home’ is the best Christmas movie – SFChronicle.com
  17. The best episodes of Star Trek: The Original Series
  18. Star Trek: Every Hologram That Gained Sentience (& Their Fate)
  19. Star Trek: Discovery Doesn’t Really NEED a Big Villain | CBR
  20. ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Sneak Peek: Stamets Is Worried for Culber’s Safety (Exclusive) | Entertainment Tonight
  21. What’s On Tonight: December 24, 2020: Star Trek and A Wonderful Life
  22. Star Trek: Discovery actor Doug Jones sings a 2020 twist on a holiday classic — Daily Star Trek News
  23. Star Trek: Every New Life Created By A Transporter Accident
  24. Join George Takei for a Virtual Star Trek Watch Party
  25. Gates McFadden has interviewed several of her Star Trek: The Next Generation co-stars for a potential new podcast — Daily Star Trek News
  26. WATCH: Moments of Star Trek: Discovery — A Holo Reality | Star Trek
  27. Old Star Trek commercial starring Leonard Nimoy to usher in the season
  28. “All I want for Chrstmas (is Q)” fan-made video https://youtu.be/3KvWwJ6sh5s
  29. Discovery Has A Controversial Star Trek DS9 Technology
  30. Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 Episode 11 Easter Eggs & References | Den of Geek
  31. Star Trek: Discovery’s Upgrades Add Holodecks to the Ship | CBR
  32. Star Trek Christmas: William Shatner “sings” Christmas songs, kind of
  33. Star Trek Christmas: A triple dose of classic Hallmark-Trek commercials
  34. Star Trek Taught Us — What We Learned in 2020

Time to disconnect from Subspace Chatter —  goodbye Charlie.


This week we’re going to see how right we were about the predictions for 2020 we made last December, then we’ll share our prediction for 2021. If nothing else, this should prove amusing. And remember, as always, no wagering. 

All right. Let’s see how we did…

KREG (.5)

  • We will get word on a Pike Star Trek series (announcing a 2021 premier)
  • Worf will be on Picard, season one
  • We will get a release date for Tarantino’s Trek film to be released in 2023.
  • Bonus: “Star Trek: Quark” will be coming as soon as they strike a deal

CHUCK (1.5)

  • We will get word on a Pike Star Trek series (rider: that they would go into production in 2020) It will be met with great enthusiasm, but there will still be naysayers
  • We will say goodbye to one of the beloved TNG characters on Picard
  • We will finally official word that we are going ahead with a Star Trek movie
  • Bonus: Patrick Stewart will get a statue 


  • We will get word on a Pike Star Trek series 
  • Many people will not be happy with the way season one ends (could be a cliffhanger, a death, whatever)
  • Quentin Tarantion will drop plans to make his Star Trek movie

Warp Speed Round Table

This time around…

We’ve already told you OUR predictions for 2021, but what are yours? Let us know and we will read them in our next episode. 

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