Episode 100: 100 episodes? We are smart?!

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As of the release date of this episode, there are only

  • 21 day until the premier of “Star Trek: Prodigy” (October 28, 2021).
  • 42 days until the premier of “Star Trek: Discovery” season 4 (November 18, 2021).
  • Approximately 119 days until the premier of “Star Trek: Picard” season 2 (February 2022)
  • At least 189 days until the premier of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” ( 2022)
  • Who knows how many days until the premiers of shows about Section 31 and Starfleet Academy
  • And there are just 610 days until the premier of the as-yet untitled next Star Trek Movie (June 9, 2023

Subspace Chatter

‘Star Trek Fleet Command’ warps from mobile to PC (with new exclusives) | Space

First Trailer and Details for The History Channel’s STAR TREK Documentary Series, THE CENTER SEAT, Coming This Fall • TrekCore.com

Set Images From ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Season 3 Hint At A New Ship And More – TrekMovie.com

‘Star Trek’/Dr. Seuss Mashup Legal Dispute Ends After Five-Year Journey – The Hollywood Reporter

Star Trek Returns to New York Comic Con this weekend with Prodigy premiere and Discovery Panel – TREKNEWS.NET | Your daily dose of Star Trek news and opinion

SNL spoofs Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin and space billionaires with ‘Star Trek’ skit | Space

William Shatner’s Blue Origin launch on New Shepard: Live updates | Space

No time to visit Vulcan, Alberta, Canada this episode. We’ll check in with them again next time.

Here are links to 49 additional stories.broken out by series, movies and other categories. You’ll find everything from an article about progress being made on a Next Generation bridge in Ticonderoga, New York to one on how fanfic’s Kirk/Spock legacy might be saved. You can find it all over in the show notes for episode 100 over at the Topic is trek.com.

Star Trek: The Next Generation 

  1. Star Trek: The Next Generation Cast Honors Series’ 34th Anniversary

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

  1. Nana Visitor Talks the Mirror Universe in Exclusive Excerpt From Star Trek: Villains

Star Trek: Voyager

  1. Star Trek: Voyager: The 5 best Captain Janeway episodes

Star Trek: Enterprise

  1. Star Trek: In Defense of Enterprise’s Worst Episode – Den of Geek
  2. Star Trek Fans Celebrate Enterprise’s 20th Anniversary

Star Trek: Picard

  1. Star Trek: James McAvoy Thinks He’s Too Old to Play a Young Picard
  2. Star Trek: Picard — Could Season 3 See Jean-Luc’s Starfleet Return? – Den of Geek

Star Trek: Lower Decks

  1. What rights does an evil sentient computer have on Star Trek? | Engadget
  2. Star Trek Lower Decks is one of the best Star Trek series — here’s why | Tom’s Guide
  3. ‘Lower Decks’ mines the weirder corners of the Star Trek universe | Engadget
  4. Below Deck With Lower Decks: Shari yn Yem
  5. Kayshon voice actor Carl Tart discusses bringing Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Tamarian character to life — Daily Star Trek News
  6. ‘Lower Decks’ finally fixed the biggest Borg plot hole in Star Trek canon
  7. https://comicyears.com/tv-shows/three-ships-star-trek-lower-decks/
  8. ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ is ready to let its ensign heroes rank up | Engadget

Star trek: Prodigy

  1. Nickelodeon Debuts New STAR TREK: PRODIGY Character Images • TrekCore.com
  2. Star Trek: Prodigy Coming Exclusively to Paramount+ In Australia

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

  1. Tony nominee Celia Rose Gooding: From Broadway to ‘Star Trek’ | PIX11
  2. Star Trek’s Number One Changes Break Roddenberry’s Original Rule (& Why It’s Necessary)
  3. Interview: Anson Mount On How Every ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ Episode Is Its Own Story – TrekMovie.com

Star Trek: First Contact

  1. Why Star Trek: First Contact’s Zefram Cochrane Is a Great Performance

Star Trek books

  1. INTERVIEW: Author Dayton Ward on undertaking the “epic tale” of the new Star Trek: Coda novel trilogy — Daily Star Trek News

Star Trek video games/board games

  1. Foundation Delivers the Best of Star Trek and Game of Thrones – Den of Geek
  2. Star Trek Online’s latest charity bundle has already raised more than $75,000 for Boys and Girls Clubs of America — Daily Star Trek News

Star Trek toys/collectibles/other merchandise

  1. Buy Star Trek’s 55th anniversary fashion capsule
  2. 22 Star Trek Items Every Trekkie Should Own

Star Trek Comics/graphic novels/magazines

  1. Kirk/Spock fanfic legacy might be saved by Archive of Our Own – Polygon
  2. Official magazine Star Trek Explorer reveals big-name authors for new short fiction features — Daily Star Trek News
  3. Star Trek: Why the Evil Captain Picard Is Starting a Multiverse War
  4. ‘The Autobiography of Mr. Spock’ offers a fascinating look at Star Trek’s iconic Vulcan (exclusive excerpt) | Space

Franchise-wide/Miscellaneous

  1. Composer Nami Melumad Descibes STAR TREK: PRODIGY’s Music, PLUS: Rylee Alazraqui on Her Brikar Character, Rok-Tahk! • TrekCore.com
  2. ‘Star Trek’ exhibit opens at the Skirball Cultural Center
  3. Sci-Fi & Fantasy TV’s Top Heroes: ‘The Mandalorian,’ ‘Supergirl’ & More (PHOTOS)
  4. Netflix Internationally Clings On To Classic Star Trek As They Leave Netflix US – What’s on Netflix
  5. The True Meaning of Roddenberry’s Vision for ‘Star Trek’ | Heavy.com
  6. ‘Star Trek’ Technology Currently in Development | Heavy.com
  7. Seattle Student Joins Star Trek Crew – Slog – The Stranger
  8. Modern space companies need more than Star Trek nostalgia — Space Business — Quartz

Convention news/fandom

  1. South Georgia Boldly Goes: Public visits sets of web ‘Star Trek’ series | Ga Fl News | valdostadailytimes.com
  2. Interview: The Star Trek Fandom Lives Long & Prospers At Trekonderoga – Gothamist
  3. Destination Star Trek London Announces New Guests
  4. Exhibit finds the Skirball and ‘Star Trek’ on common ground – Los Angeles Times
  5. OSU virtual Science Pub talk to focus on using ‘Star Trek’ to make the world a better place – KTVZ
  6. Capping its 5-year mission, ‘Star Trek’ exhibit opens at the Skirball Cultural Center – Daily News
  7. Sneak peek at ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ set under construction in Northern NY

Actor Watch

  1. Star Trek Lower Decks–Jeffrey Combs on Return, Playing Villains
  2. ‘Star Trek’ actor George Takei on social media, representation
  3. ‘The First Time’ With William Shatner – Rolling Stone
  4. William Shatner ‘AI’ will chat with you about the ‘Star Trek’ actor’s life | Live Science

Main Mission

“I, Excretus“, written by Ann Kim, directed by Kim Arndt. 

“wej Duj” (Klingon for “three ships”), written by Kathryn Lyn, directed by Bob Suarez. 

Warpspeed Roundtable

Top 10 Humor in Star Trek

  1. TNG: Menage A Troi
  2. TNG: Qpid
  3. Voyager: Bride Of Chaotica!
  4. DS9: Trials And Tribble-Ations
  5. TOS: The Trouble With Tribbles
  6. DS9: Take Me Out to the Holosuite
  7. DS9: THE MAGNIFICENT FERENGI
  8. Voyager: TINKER, TENOR, DOCTOR SPY
  9. DS9: Little Green Men
  10. TAS: MORE TRIBBLES, MORE TROUBLE

Top 10 Non-Lead Characters That Stole The Show

  1. Trelane 
  2. Kor 
  3. Matt Decker
  4. Dr. Richard Daystrom
  5. The Duras Sisters, Lursa and B’Etor 
  6. K’Ehleyr 
  7. Laris 
  8. The Gorn Captain 
  9. The Romulan Commander 
  10. Badgey

Top 10 Costumes

  1. Discovery Klingons
  2. Starfleet Uniforms – Insurrection Black/Grey 
  3. DS9 Dressed to the nines – Suits and dresses for “Our Man Bashir”
  4. Starfleet Uniforms – TNG White Dress uniforms
  5. EV suits from Tholian Web
  6. Talaxians – Neelix fashion was right up there with Quark
  7. Captain Proton/Arachnia
  8. Laurians (Morn) – C’mon what’s not to love?
  9. Starfleet Uniforms – TOS movies (Reds)
  10. Late Borg (early Borg were boring.)

Top 10 List of Star Trek Lists

  1. The Best ‘Star Trek’ Captains, Ranked by Competency
  2. Every STAR TREK Series, Ranked from Worst to Best – Nerdist
  3. How to watch Star Trek in order | TechRadar
  4. Star Trek – The Reading List | Lincoln City Libraries
  5. ‘Star Trek’ Villains: The Top 10 – Rolling Stone
  6. Star Trek TV Shows Ranked by Tomatometer << Rotten Tomatoes
  7. Top 10 Star Trek Moms – TrekMovie.com
  8. Star Trek’s 10 Cheesiest Classic Creatures | WIRED
  9. Star Trek TOS Movies: The 10 Best Fight Scenes, Ranked
  10. Star Trek: Top Ten Lists (umd.edu)

End Of Show

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

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