Episode 93: Yorktown Peppermint Patties: They taste like space!

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Subspace Chatter

Recording Has Already Started For ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Season 3 – TrekMovie.com

Picard shatters the Mirror Universe with IDW’s year-long ‘Star Trek’ event series | Space

How Star Trek’s Fearless Futurism Impacted Fashion | Vogue

The Latest Trend in High Fashion — Spock Eyebrows | Heavy.com

How One Fan Stepped up to Do What CBS Could Not | Heavy.com
Schmidt’s first attempt, from April 2020: Data with improved Look (Star Trek: Picard) – YouTube

Paramount+ offers new lower-priced, ad-supported subscription at $4.99/month — Daily Star Trek News

You’ll find stories on everything from why Teri Garr walked off the set on the original Star Trek series, to news about an official Star Trek 2021 advent calendar that’s in the shape of a Borg cube. Just head over to the show notes for episode 93 over at thetopicistrek.com

Star Trek: The Original Series

  1. Why Teri Garr walked off the Star Trek: The Original Series set
  2. Star Trek: The 7 Funniest Cheap Props on TOS | CBR
  3. Star Trek: TOS pitch episode had sentient cows being sold
  4. Star Trek: The Vulcan Mind Meld Was Almost Hypnosis | CBR
  5. Star Trek: How a Lucille Ball B-Movie Inspired a TOS Episode
  6. Star Trek: ‘The Cage’ Was Almost the Series’ First Film | CBR
  7. Star Trek: Who Was the First Redshirt (& How Did He Die) | CBR
  8. Star Trek: ‘The Galileo Seven’ Was HEAVILY Censored | CBR
  9. The Simpsons: Kodos & Kang Got Their Names From Star Trek | CBR
  10. 10 Surprising Connections Between Star Trek: The Original Series and Batman (1966)
  11. Star Trek: Spock Was Almost Red | CBR
  12. Star Trek: Two Random TOS Characters Were ALMOST Series Regulars

Star Trek: The Animated Series

Star Trek: The Next Generation

  1. 10 Star Trek: TNG Facts You Probably Didn’t Know
  2. Wil Wheaton kicks off Pride by acknowledging Wesley Crusher’s gay appeal — Daily Star Trek News
  3. SNEAK PEEK: IDW Publishing’s Star Trek The Next Generation Mirror Universe Collection – Comic Watch
  4. Star Trek: The Next Generation Famous Guest Stars | CBR

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

  1. What One of DS9’s Oddest Episodes Has To Teach Us about Curiosity and Fear
  2. Star Trek Deep Space Nine: Gul Dukat never redeemed himself
  3. What Happened To The Cast Of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine After The Show Ended
  4. The Starships of the Dominion War

Star Trek: Voyager

Star Trek: Enterprise

  1. Dr. Phlox’s Eccentric Elixirs
  2. Connor Trinneer Stole Booze From a ‘Star Trek’ Cast Party | Heavy.com
  3. The time Doctor Who tried to cross over with Star Trek: Enterprise

Star Trek: Discovery

  1. Star Trek: Why Spock Never Mentioned Michael | CBR
  2. Jason Zimmerman (‘Star Trek: Discovery’ visual effects) interview – GoldDerby
  3. Actor Ian Alexander blazes a cosmic trail as 1st transgender ‘Star Trek’ character
  4. Star Trek: Where’s the Real Gabriel Lorca? | CBR
  5. ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Costume Designer Gersha Phillips – Deadline
  6. ;The Crown,’ ‘Star Trek’ Among Six Standout Scores This Emmys Season – Variety
  7. Glenn Hetrick (‘Star Trek: Discovery’ prosthetic makeup) interview – GoldDerby

Star Trek: Short Treks

Star Trek: Picard

  1. Star Trek: Picard Actor May Have Confirmed Two Returning Next Generation Stars
  2. Picard’s Star Trek Resurrection Mirrors Patrick Stewart’s X-Men Arc
  3. How One Fan Stepped up to Do What CBS Could Not | Heavy.com

Star Trek: Lower Decks

  1. Mike McMahan On Exploring Ensigns And Unexpected Cameos In ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Season 2… And 3 – TrekMovie.com
  2. Jack Quaid On Boimler Freaking Out On The Titan In ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Season 2 – TrekMovie.com

Star trek: Prodigy

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

  1. How Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Could Create a NEW Timeline
  2. ‘Strange New Worlds’ Dune connection brings back a surprising Star Trek tradition
  3. Rebecca Romijn Teases Her Upcoming Star Trek Series Strange New Worlds – Exclusive


Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

  1. Crowdfunded Documentary To Explore ‘1982: The Greatest Geek Year!’ Including ‘Star Trek II’ – TrekMovie.com

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

  1. Star Trek: Vulcan Planet Sha Ka Ree Was Named For Sean Connery

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

Star Trek: Generations

Star Trek: First Contact

Star Trek: Insurrection

Star Trek: Nemesis

Star Trek (2009)

Star Trek into Darkness


Star Trek Beyond

  1. Star Trek: Beyond has some strong fan support and it’s baffling

Untitled Star Trek movie [premiering June 9, 2023]

Star Trek Online

  1. GIVEAWAY: Celebrate Star Trek Online: House United with Klingon-themed prizes including your own tiny bat’leth — Daily Star Trek News

Star Trek Comics/graphic novels

  1. Star Trek: Marvel’s Early Voyages Offered Its Take on Strange New Worlds

Star Trek books

  1. 10 Biggest Secrets Revealed In Star Trek Novels

Star Trek video games

  1. Expect ‘Fortnite’ To Welcome Superman, Loki, Rick And Morty And Star Trek In Season 7

Paramount+ News

  1. Big Media Mergers And Key Executive Exit Point To Possible Changes At Paramount+ – TrekMovie.com
  2. Julie McNamara Exits As Paramount+ Head Of Programming – Deadline

Franchise-wide/Miscellaneous

  1. FanSets release 9-pin set of Star Trek emoji characters — Daily Star Trek News
  2. A Star Trek series that focuses on the El-Aurian race is a must
  3. What If You Could Use the Enterprise Briefing Room to Solve Your Toughest Problems?
  4. 7 Shows Like Star Trek to Watch If You Love Sci-Fi
  5. Star Trek: 5 Reasons To Get Back To Movies (& 5 To Stick With TV Shows)
  6. 10 Weirdest Laws In The Star Trek Universe – YouTube
  7. Star Trek: The Pod Directive — Star Trek Nostalgia with Justin Simien
  8. Gates McFadden Discusses Podcasting, Working With David Bowie, and Star Trek’s Future
  9. 10 Tiny Star Trek Details You Might Have Missed The First Time
  10. Star Trek gets musical with “Arena Gorn Superstar” from Oregon’s Umpqua Community College — Daily Star Trek News
  11. Star Trek Stands Against Hate
  12. The Weight of Optimism, and the Birth of the Federation
  13. Star Trek: The Original Series Captain Dad Ceramic Beer Stein, $22.95 | Star Trek
  14. ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ And ‘Prodigy’ Coming To CTV Sci-Fi In Canada – TrekMovie.com
  15. How To Watch Every Star Trek Series & Movie In The Right Order
  16. Where To Watch Every Star Trek Series & Movie Online
  17. The Worst Diseases In The Star Trek Universe
  18. Naomi Osaka, ‘Star Trek’ and how we handle adversity
  19. The Star Trek Fans of Seattle find camaraderie in the sprawling science-fiction universe | The Seattle Times
  20. FanExpo Dallas Doubles Down on ‘Star Trek’ Adding Brent Spiner to Guest List | Nerds and Beyond
  21. Live Long and Prosper This Festive Season With Hero Collector’s New Star Trek™ Advent Calendar | News | wfmz.com

Time to disconnect from Subspace Chatter —  goodbye Charlie.

Main Mission

This time, we’re talking about [Star Trek Beyond]

Star Trek Beyond

Screenplay by Simon Pegg and Doug Jung

Music by Michael Giacchino

Directed by Justin Lin

Premiered on July 22, 2016

Easter Egg Alert

When Kirk and crew first enter Yorktown’s reception area,, Clinton spotted a kiosk that included a closeup of Deep Space Nine and the phrase “Adventure begins here.” He hasn’t seen it on Easter Egg lists, although he’s sure someone must have spotted it before. Because fellow Trek fans catch these details.

The infamous spoiler-filled first trailer: Star Trek Beyond – Trailer (2016) – Paramount Pictures – YouTube
And the second, less spoilery, less rock-n-roll, and less fast and furious trailer: Star Trek Beyond | Trailer #2 | Paramount Pictures International – YouTube

Warp Speed Round Table

Last time we asked…

In your mind, are the characters John Frederick Paxton (“Star Trek: Enterprise”) and Admiral Alexander Marcus (“Star Trek Into Darkness”) related? They were both played by actor Peter Weller and seemed to have similar “misgivings” about non-humans.

This time around…

If the next Star Trek movie (currently scheduled to arrive on June 9, 2023) is a continuation of the Kelvin timeline movies, there is a gigantic void to fill, left by the untimely passing of Anton Yelchin. To help us through this, what TOS era character would you like to see return in the film?

End of Transmission

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

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