Episode 97: We’ll always have Tom Paris

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Star Trek TOS And TNG Movies Jump From Paramount+ To AMC+ – TrekMovie.com

Every Star Trek Reveal From SDCC 2021 | Screen Rant

San Diego Comic-Con Goes Remote & Shows Off Plenty of Streaming Content – The Streamable
> Star Trek: Prodigy | Comic-Con@Home 2021 Cast & Creators Panel
>>> Star Trek: Prodigy | Teaser Trailer
> Star Trek: Lower Decks | Comic-Con@Home 2021 Cast & Crew Panel
>>> Star Trek: Lower Decks | Season 2 Official Trailer

Star Trek: Lower Decks Honors Tom Paris With a Commemorative Plate

Star Trek Chief Alex Kurtzman Extends TV Deal With CBS Studios – Variety

Can Paramount+ Succeed? One Producer Hopes to Make It So. – The New York Times

CBS Studios expands and extends Star Trek boss Alex Kurtzman’s deal, plus confirms development of Section 31 show — Daily Star Trek News

Star Trek’s next five years will go boldly where Marvel can’t follow

Star Trek: Voyager’s Robert Duncan McNeill has pitched a “Captain Proton” Short Treks episode to Alex Kurtzman’s production company — Daily Star Trek News

Star Trek Original Series Set Tours -Trekconderoga with George Takei

IDW comics releases penultimate issue of Star Trek: Year Five series — Daily Star Trek News

Star Trek science adviser Dr. Mohamed Noor wins NCSE 2021 Friend of Darwin award — Daily Star Trek News

The Trek Collective: Funko TOS Pop vinyl figure previews and T-shirts

Star Trek: Voyager’s Doctor, Robert Picardo, offers fans free autographed photos if they get the COVID-19 vaccine — Daily Star Trek News

Exclusive Preview: ‘Star Trek: Designing The Final Frontier’ – TrekMovie.com

‘Live long and prosper’: Vulcan wins title of Alberta’s most active community | Globalnews.ca

Here are links to 74 additional stories.broken out by series, movies and other categories. We’ve even added a new category “Actor Watch” with a few non-Star Trek specific articles about Star Trek actors. In this episode’s unused stories you’ll find articles on everything from an article about Picard and Crusher having a non-cannon son to one that showcases Rod Roddenberry’s .L.A. mansion, now on the market for a mere $4.995 million. 

Star Trek: The Original Series

  1. What made Kevin Riley sing in the Star Trek episode The Naked Time
  2. Star Trek: Spock Rightfully Compared Kirk to Satan | CBR
  3. Star Trek: Picard and Crusher Have a Non-Canon Son | CBR
  4. The Borg may have halted the storyline from TNG’s “Conspiracy”

Star Trek: Voyager

  1. Tuvix, the Star Trek controversy and meme star, explained – Polygon

Star Trek: Enterprise

  1. Star Trek: Enterprise was going to have Jonathan Archer as a villain
  2. Why Enterprise Is Canon In Both Star Trek Timelines | Screen Rant

    Star Trek: Picard
  1. How Q will be different in Star Trek: Picard season 2
  2. Star Trek: Picard almost cast Voyager’s Tom Paris in season one

Star Trek: Lower Decks

  1. Star Trek: Lower Decks Official Season Two Trailer Revealed at Comic Con
  2. Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 2 will be available on Amazon Prime Internationally | TREKNEWS.NET | Your daily dose of Star Trek news and opinion
  3. Star Trek Lower Decks Season 2 Interviews: Mariner Backstory, Titan
  4. Take a deep dive into the new ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Season 2 teaser trailer | Space

    Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
  1. ‘Strange New Worlds’ could reboot Star Trek for Paramount+
  2. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Wraps Filming

Star Trek: Generations

  1. The story behind Mr. Sulu and ‘Star Trek: Generations’ | Heavy.com

Star Trek: Insurrection

  1. One Insurrection movie script had Picard stripped of his rank

Star Trek books

  1. Star Trek Merch: ‘Delta Quadrant: Ledosian to Zahl’ Star Trek Shipyards
  2. Star Trek Starships First Screenshots & Release Date Revealed: 2294 – The Future – Updated and Expanded – Market Research Telecast
  3. Slideshow: Star Trek Starships: 2294-The Future – Updated and Expanded – First Look Images

Star Trek video games

  1. Star Trek Online releases House United for Xbox and Playstation, and Mary Chieffo rocks in Klingon to go with it — Daily Star Trek News

Star Trek toys/collectibles

  1. Star Trek to get new Funko Pop figures featuring classic characters
  2. 2021 | Hallmark Star Trek Ornaments
  3. Star Trek: TNG Medical Set Replica Coming from Factory Entertainment
  4. Once Again, It’s Time For Star Trek Online Captains To Protect The Living Planet Of Pahvo – MMO Bomb


  1. Deep Space Nine’s Marc Alaimo: More than just Gul Dukat | Heavy.com
  2. ’55-Year Mission Tour’ with more than 100 Star Trek guests set to beam down to Las Vegas in August | TREKNEWS.NET | Your daily dose of Star Trek news and opinion
  3. Similarities between “Star Trek’s” Prime Directive and Postcolonialism
  4. “Star Trek” predicted the reunification of Ireland in 2024
  5. The Prime Directive: The Reasons for Maintaining a Policy of Noninterference
  6. ‘Snake Eyes’ Box Office Failure Is Terrible News For ‘Star Trek’
  7. Satirical show Tooning Out the News “covers” 7 new Star Trek series in development — Daily Star Trek News
  8. Star Trek: 5 Best Mirror Universe Stories (& The 5 Worst)
  9. Lego Masters’ Samuel Hatmaker Creates Giant Star Trek Spock Tribute
  10. ‘Married at First Sight’: 4 Key Moments From ‘Houston, We Have a Marriage’ (RECAP) | Entertainment | insidenova.com (For “something blue” the bride received a tiny starship Enterprise model. Her departed father was a big “Star Trek” fan. The bride’s sister said “We’re all Trekkies for life now.”)
  11. 55-Year Mission Las Vegas Star Trek Convention To Require Proof Of Vaccination Or COVID Test – TrekMovie.com
  12. Two named to Television Academy’s 2021 Star Trek Command Training Program internship — Daily Star Trek News
  13. Tickets still available for annual Star Trek Las Vegas convention Aug. 11-15
  14. Exploring Postcolonialism in “Star Trek”
  15. Star Trek Storylines That Disappeared Without Explanation
  16. For Marvel, Star Wars and Star Trek, animation is now the boldest new frontier | TechRadar
  17. Celebrate Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s 100th birthday and support great charities with special centennial merchandise — Daily Star Trek News

Actor Watch

  1. Star Trek: Discovery’s Anthony Rapp Talks Representation, the Mirror Universe, D&D, and More
  2. DC’s Animated Injustice Movie Has Cast A Smallville Alum, Star Trek: Discovery Star And More – CINEMABLEND
  3. Spock’s Zachary Quinto to beam down to Calgary Expo | Calgary Herald
  4. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds lead Anson Mount is looking for ideas to help dogs, with a Trek twist — Daily Star Trek News
  5. Gates McFadden on the Ups and Downs of That Star Trek Life – IGN
  6. LeVar Burton shares his thoughts after recording guest-hosting episodes of Jeopardy! — Daily Star Trek News
  7. Star Trek And Stargate Atlantis Vet Robert Picardo Talks Becoming A Sci-Fi Icon And What Both Franchises Have In Common – CINEMABLEND
  8. Star Trek legend Marina Sirtis punched fan at convention after rude jibe about appearance | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV | Express.co.uk
  9. Star Trek: Discovery’s Wilson Cruz supports on-screen partner Anthony Rapp in bid for SAG-AFTRA national office — Daily Star Trek News
  10. ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ actor Doug Jones on conquering fear and stepping up screentime | Space
  11. Beaming Onto the Market: ‘Star Trek’ Producer and Son of the Show’s Creator Lists L.A. Home – Mansion Global

Main Mission


Now it’s time to head out on our Main Mission, where we’ll take a Z minus thousand meter deep dive into one subject — and try to stay on course. This time around, we’ll be covering episodes 6 and 7 of “Enterprise.”

The Andorian Incident”

Premiered on October 31, 2001
Teleplay by Fred Dekker, from a story by Rick Berman, Brannon Braga and Fred DekkerDirected by Roxann Dawson (Lt. B’Elanna Torres, “Star Trek: Voyager)

“Breaking the Ice”
Premiered on November 7, 2001
Written by Maria Jacquemetton & André Jacquemetton
Directed by Terry Windell

Listener Diane

Because of the podcast I have been watching the series for the 1st time – I just started season 2 and I would just like to say  . WHY can’t they decide if Hoshi is brave and competent or totally ill equipped to be in space – enough already!

Warp speed Round Table

This time around we ask: 

If they told you a story, which of these three characters would you believe?

  1. Garak
  2. Mudd
  3. Terran Empire Lorca

End Of Show

It’s about time to refill the dilithium chamber and get on out of here. 

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