Episode 150: Trekkin’ thru 2023

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Final Season Clip: Burnham & Book Vs. “Pissed Off” Beast – Deadline

Star Trek: Discovery Season 5’s “Wild Ride” Is More “Episodic,” Says Showrunner & Series Lead

Star Trek: Discovery Lead Actor Sonequa Martin-Green Confirms “We Had No Idea” Season 5 Was Final Season

The CCXP dates for 2024 in São Paulo, Brazil have been confirmed (and we want to go!). | Popverse

‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ And ‘Lower Decks’ Nominated For Best Series Critics Choice Awards – TrekMovie.com 

The Academy of Science Fiction Fantasy and Horror Films

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds: Season 2 Exclusive Deleted Scene (2023) Ethan Peck, Rebecca Romijn – YouTube

Thad on X: “The Strange New Worlds season 2 Blu-ray set includes an alternate version of Bruce Horak’s Klingon song from Subspace Rhapsody. https://t.co/ITaVnpS2Tv” / X

An Update on Our Stellar Crew From Jonathan Frakes – YouTube

Incoming Transmission: Todd Stashwick – YouTube

Incoming Transmission: Armin Shimerman – YouTube

Brent Spiner on To Tell The Truth (1972) – YouTube
Brent Spiner in the role that made him famous. – YouTube

Playmates Toys Ends STAR TREK Action Figure Development • TrekCore.com

Apple and Paramount Discuss Bundling Their Streaming Services – WSJ

Apple-Paramount Bundle Would Be Another Hail Mary Streaming Play

Verizon Netflix and Max Bundle Show Streaming Bundles Are Forming – The Hollywood Reporter

Lower Decks Uniform Tunic | Hero Within

Nicholas Meyer Joins Our 8th Anniversary Portal 47 Open House! – YouTube

Here are links to 85  additional stories.broken out by series, movies and other categories.

CLASSIC TV SERIES (in order of premiere)

Star Trek: The Original Series

  1. 7 best episodes from Star Trek: The Original Series
  2. William Shatner Led A Coup Against The Directors Of Star Trek Season 2
  3. Star Trek Movies Never Resolved Spock & Chapel’s Original Series Romance
  4. Best Spock Quotes In Star Trek: TOS

Star Trek: The Animated Series

  1. Star Trek: The Kzinti, Explained

Star Trek: The Next Generation

  1. Star Trek’s Cause And Effect Episode Had TV Stations Flooded With Confused Calls
  2. Roddenberry Made Sure Star Trek TNG’s Biggest Conspiracy Was Dropped
  3. Star Trek’s Replacement Saavik Actor Almost Played Worf’s TNG Lover
  4. Geordi’s Commodore Future Was Inevitable After 1 Star Trek: TNG Episode
  5. Star Trek TNG’s Marina Sirtis Glad Troi Didn’t Marry Worf: “I Would Have Killed Myself”

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

  1. “What You Saw Was Real”: Avery Brooks On Star Trek: DS9’s Greatest Captain & Jake Sisko Episode
  2. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Has Become More Relevant Over the Years
  3. Is Deep Space Nine Star Trek’s Darkest Series?
  4. Odo’s Cooking and the Food Culture of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine | Tor.com

Star Trek: Voyager

  1. Janeway’s Coffee Addiction on Star Trek: Voyager Is Kate Mulgrew’s Fault
  2. Star Trek: Voyager’s Season 1 Finale Was A Mistake
  3. Did Star Trek: Voyager Visit the Mirror Universe?
  4. Voyager Had Another Major Star Trek First Besides Janeway

Star Trek: Enterprise

  1. Star Trek: Enterprise’s Connor Trinneer Hated Every Second” Of Playing Mirror Universe Pirate Trip
  2. Enterprise’s Captain: It Was Scott Bakula “Or No One,” Says Star Trek Director
  3. Why Enterprise “Didn’t Live Up To Expectations”: Star Trek Actors & Director Give Reasons
  4. Star Trek: Enterprise Actors and Director Discuss the Series’ Unfulfilled Potential

STREAMING SERIES AND MOVIES (in order of premiere)

Star Trek: Picard

  1. Picard Season 3’s Todd Stashwick Shares Captain Shaw BTS, Hopes For Star Trek: Legacy
  2. Michelle Hurd Says Teaming Up Worf And Raffi Again For Potential ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Spinoff Is “Necessary” – TrekMovie.com
  3. No, a Worf and Raffi Star Trek spinoff is not necessary
  4. Star Trek: Picard’s Breakout Actor Drops A Huge Shaw & Captain Seven Of Nine Reveal
  5. Star Trek: Picard: Stashwick Reveals Shaw Twist on Seven Promotion

Star Trek: Lower Decks

  1. Star Trek: Lower Decks isn’t writing out a character.
  2. Star Trek Easter Egg Is A Reminder Earth Was Attacked in DS9
  3. ‘Star Trek’: Tawny Newsome Talks Mariner’s Journey on ‘Lower Decks,’ ‘Strange New Worlds’ Crossover
  4. ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Season 5 Voice Work Resumes; Tawny Newsome Tells Us About Recording Return – TrekMovie.com

Star trek: Prodigy

  1. The Biggest Star Trek: Voyager Priority Prodigy Must Deliver On

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

  1. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds – Can Captain Pike Avoid His Fate?
  2. Strange New Worlds Season 3 Muppets? Star Trek Actors Want It [UPDATED]
  3. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 3 Production Window Reportedly Revealed
  4. ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ Season 3 Sets Filming Window [Exclusive]
  5. Celia Rose Gooding, Melissa Navia: ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ is rare sci-fi story of hope – UPI.com
  6. Star Trek Left A Weird Loophole For Worf To Appear In Strange New Worlds

Star Trek: Starfleet Academy

  1. Starfleet Academy Show Needs To Return To Its Star Trek Origins
  2. Tawny Newsome Says ‘Starfleet Academy’ Will Appeal To Star Trek Fans Thanks To “Canon Cops” In Writers’ Room – TrekMovie.com

Khan – Ceti Alpha V  audio drama

  1. Star Trek: Khan – Ceti Alpha V: Nicholas Meyer Offers Project Update

(potential, unannounced “Star Trek: Legacy” series)

  1. Why Should Paramount Greenlight Star Trek: Legacy Now?

THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES (in order of premiere)

Star Trek: Generations

  1. Star Trek Generations’ Other Enterprise Is The Best Ship With A Bad Reputation
  2. Star Trek Generations Had 1 Final Kirk Milestone Besides His Death

Star Trek: Nemesis

  1. Ron Perlman Scared The Pants Off Of Tom Hardy During Star Trek: Nemesis

Star Trek (2009)

  1. J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Made Starfleet Academy More Important Than Ever

Star Trek into Darkness

  1. Wrath of Khan Director Slams J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness Remake

    Star Trek Beyond
  2. Justin Lin’s First Idea For Star Trek Beyond Nearly Sent Simon Pegg Packing

Untitled Star Trek movie [currently removed from Paramount roster]

  1. All we know about a potential Star Trek 4 movie


Star Trek video games/board games

  1. Wave Defense | A new challenge in Star Trek Fleet Command – YouTube
  2. Popular Star Trek Fan Pairing ‘Garashir’ Seemingly Confirmed in Mobile Game | The Mary Sue
  3. Review — STAR TREK: AWAY MISSIONS Tabletop Game • TrekCore.com
  4. ICv2: WizKids Unveils Three ‘Star Trek Attack Wing’ Expansions

Star Trek Comics/graphic novels/magazines

  1. The Star Trek Franchise’s New ‘Big Bads’ Teased by Artist Marcus To (Exclusive)
  2. “Pure, Savage Violence:” Star Trek’s New Big Bads Make the Klingons Look Reasonable
  3. Star Trek’s New Deadliest Species Wield the Opposite of 24th Century Technology
  4. “It’s Been 70 Years Since My Feet Touched the Ground”: Scotty Reveals the Bittersweet Final Fate of Star Trek’s Original Heroes
  5. “Maybe I Finally Understand My Own Worth:” Star Trek’s Harry Kim Explains the Reason for His Badass Makeover



  1. Star Trek’s 3 Samuel Kirks Explained
  2. Star Trek Had An Empathy Problem But Pike & Saru Solved It
  3. Star Trek: Jean-Luc Picard’s Best Friends
  4. Star Trek: Best Mirror Universe Starships
  5. 10 Times Star Trek & Doctor Who Crossed Over
  6. The Star Trek Rule That Every Series Breaks
  7. Worf Star Trek Spinoff In The Works, And Will Include Picard Character?
  8. Deanna Troi Done Dirty By Star Trek One More Time
  9. Top Episodes That Embody Star Trek’s ‘Boldly Be’ Ethos | Star Trek
  10. Star Trek’s Classic Character Mr. Kyle Explained
  11. All 12 Star Trek Characters Played by Vaughn Armstrong
  12. Is That the Enterprise? – Why Star Trek Ships Just Turned Up in Star Wars Canon
  13. I’m watching ‘AI upscaled’ Star Trek and it isn’t terrible | TechCrunch
  14. Copyright Bot Can’t Tell The Difference Between Star Trek Ship And Adult Film Actress | Techdirt

Actor Watch

  1. The surprisingly robust careers of Star Trek stars who became video game voice actors | Ars Technica
  2. Podcast: All Access Geeks Out With Tawny Newsome Over ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks,’ DS9, And ‘Starfleet Academy’ – TrekMovie.com
  3. 1st Vulcan Centaur rocket will fly DNA samples of CEO, ‘Star Trek’ crew | Space
  4. Patrick Stewart Says ‘Star Trek’ Has Saved People’s Lives
  5. What Patrick Stewart says is next for ‘Star Trek’ – Deseret News
  6. Looking Back at Her Star Trek Legacy with Diana Muldaur | Star Trek
  7. Star Trek’s William Shatner warns ‘we’re dying’ as he makes King Charles plea – Daily Star
  8. Star Trek’s Biggest Crossover Star Is Ready For More Live Action — With A Catch
  9. How Walter Koenig Can Finally Tell His Star Trek Story on His Terms
  10. DS9’s Chief O’Brien Called Out A Problematic Star Trek Blind Spot
  11. You need to see William Shatner’s bizarre impression of King Charles
  12. Star Trek Celebrities Sign Up For Virtual Personalized Autographs On Original Art Prints – TrekMovie.com
  13. What should the next Star Trek feature film project be?

Main Mission

The best Treks of 2023.

Chuck, Kreg and Clinton will each be giving their top episode for each of the Trek series that aired in 2023. So, we will be covering “Picard” season 3, “Strange New Worlds” season 2, “Lower Decks” season 4 and “Very Short Treks” – season one and only?

End Of Show

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

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