Episode 86: Jim Henson’s Enterprise Babies!

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Showrunners Promise ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Will Fit Together With “Calypso” Canon – TrekMovie.com

Upcoming Star Trek: Discovery novel from Una McCormack, Wonderlands, to explore Michael Burnham’s year without her crew — Daily Star Trek News

Billy Campbell will return to Star Trek as the outrageous Okona in Nickelodeon’s Prodigy — Daily Star Trek News

‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ rumor reveals the return of a Starfleet legend

In Vulcan, Alberta, Canada news:
Early risers across prairies catch glimpse of ‘particularly bright’ meteor | Globalnews.ca

Here are 58 stories we didn’t have time to cover. Everything from information on a new “Deep Space Nine” illustrated handbook to a story about the actress who almost replaced Dr. Beverly Crusher — and, no, we’re not talking about Diana Muldaur’s Dr. Pulaski. 

  1. The story behind the ‘Star Trek IV’ punk on bus: Kirk Thatcher Q&A
  2. The Science Behind Transparent Aluminum on ‘Star Trek’ | Heavy.com
  3. Why William Shatner’s Star Trek Castmates Didn’t Like Working With Him
  4. Star Trek: 10 Facts About The Romulans Only Diehard Fans Know
  5. “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine & The U.S.S. Defiant Illustrated Handbook”
  6. Seven’s Reckoning Issue 4 Review: The Star Trek: Voyager Miniseries Culminates in Epic Fashion | TREKNEWS.NET | Your daily dose of Star Trek news and opinion
  7. All Access Star Trek Talks Klingons And The Return Of L’Rell With Mary Chieffo – TrekMovie.com
  8. Longtime Star Trek writer on “snobbery” behind the scenes of Voyager
  9. Everything We Know About the Infamous Set Fire on ‘Star Trek: Voyager’ | Heavy.com
  10. Why Star Trek: Enterprise Turned Down a William Shatner Return
  11. Star Trek composer Jeff Russo: “I was a guy from a ’90s alternative rock band and I’d never done an orchestral score before” | MusicRadar
  12. Star Trek: The Next Generation: Shadows Have Offended Announced
  13. Star Trek: Everything Counselor Troi Did After The Next Generation
  14. Star Trek: Living Memory To Revisit Kirk’s Days as Starfleet Admiral
  15. Star Trek: Spock Actor Arrives in Toronto for Strange New Worlds Filming
  16. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: How “Past Tense” predicted the 2020s – Vox
  17. 10 Actors Who Turned Down Star Trek
  18. Upcoming fan project Women Make Trek highlights artists and Star Trek women for a good cause — Daily Star Trek News
  19. The Heroes of Starfleet’s Black History
  20. Star Trek: Why TNG’s Original Geordi La Forge Plan Was Perfect For LeVar Burton
  21. Billy Campbell will return to Star Trek as the outrageous Okona in Nickelodeon’s Prodigy — Daily Star Trek News
  22. Brent Spiner on Star Trek & whether there should be a The Next Generation reboot
  23. Discovery’s Tardigrades Are Making a Name For Themselves in Our World
  24. Don’t Be the Borg
  25. Star Trek fan creates daily calendar to prompt Twitter positivity
  26. Ayushi Chhabra had ‘no idea’ she was auditioning for Star Trek before she landed her role | Channel
  27. ‘Star Trek: Picard’s Hanelle Culpepper On Breaking Barriers, Doing The Work – Deadline
  28. How Star Trek Adventures Connected Old Friends in a New Way
  29. Star Trek: Why DS9’s Second Starship Wasn’t Named Defiant-A
  30. Star Trek: The TNG Actress Who Almost Replaced Doctor Crusher
  31. Star Trek: There’s Never a Wrong Time to Start!
  32. Star Trek: TNG – Barclay Set Up Tilly In Discovery | Screen Rant
  33. Star Trek: Why Captain Kirk Replaced Captain Pike | CBR
  34. Star Trek’s Exceptional ex-Borg
  35. Star Trek Has A Lot to Say About Fascism
  36. Interview: Ron Moore On Why Star Trek Is An Uncomfortable Fit For The Big Screen – TrekMovie.com
  37. Brent Spiner offers advice to Sir Patrick Stewart for filming Star Trek: Picard season 2 — Daily Star Trek News
  38. Star Trek: Voyager – How Many Times Captain Janeway Died | CBR
  39. Enterprise’s Brent Spiner Has An Idea For Where The Next Set Of Star Trek Movies Will Go – CINEMABLEND
  40. All Access Star Trek Rewatches ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Season 1 And Looks Ahead To Season 2 – TrekMovie.com
  41. Star Trek: Picard – Brent Spiner Reflects on Franchise, Future
  42. Star Trek: Picard’s Discomfort With Children Made Data His Perfect Son
  43. Star Trek: Lower Decks – The 10 Worst Things Boimler Did
  44. Preview Next Four Issues Of ‘Star Trek: Year Five’ As IDW Series Heads To Its “Grand Finale” – TrekMovie.com
  45. Star Trek fan and editor, Simon Hugo, is working his dream job
  46. ‘Star Trek’: When Whoopi Goldberg Asked for a Role, No One Believed It
  47. Star Trek Online Interview: Devs Discuss The Game’s 11th Anniversary, Inspirations, and More
  48. Star Trek: Picard Rios Prequel Announced
  49. Star Trek: Why Paramount Promoted Voyager More Than Deep Space 9
  50. The 5 Smartest Star Trek Villains (& The 5 Dumbest) | ScreenRant
  51. ‘Voyager’ Actors Reveal how They Learned all the ‘Technobabble’ in Their Dialogue | Heavy.com
  52. IDIC Includes Me, and That’s Why Star Trek Matters
  53. Getting Social With Star Trek
  54. Data Actor Anticipates A Star Trek: Next Generation Reboot Movie
  55. ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ explores strange new worlds to great effect | Arab News
  56. Upcoming Star Trek: Living Memory novel sees Admiral Kirk in charge of Starfleet Academy, and Captain Spock on the Enterprise — Daily Star Trek News
  57. Mike Bithell Talks About his Dream Star Trek Game | TechRaptor
  58. Ben Stiller’s Production Company Was Inspired by ‘Star Trek’ | Heavy.com

Main Mission

This week we’re talking about the last two episodes of the shortened second season of “Star Trek: The Animated Series.”

“How Sharper than a Serpent’s Tooth”

  • Written by Russell Bates and David Wise
  • Directed by Bill Reed
  • First aired on October 5, 1974

“The Counter-Clock Incident”

  • Written by John Culver
  • Directed by Bill Reed
  • First aired on October 12, 1974

Warp Speed Round Table

Last time around we asked

Which episode of “Star Trek,” from any series, would you make disappear forever?

This time around…

What else, besides Shakespeare, is best experienced in the original Klingon?

Time to refill the dilithium chamber and try to warp on out of here. 

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