Episode 151: Our 6th Annual Predictions Show

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Subspace Chatter

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Star Trek: Prodigy • FlixPatrol

Paramount Global: David Ellison, RedBird Making a Go via National Amusements – Deadline

Paramount Global Holding Merger Talks With Warner Bros. Discovery – TrekMovie.com

Why The Paramount And Warner Bros. Merger Talks Have Me Worried For Star Trek’s Future | Cinemablend

Star Trek Starships Die Cast Collections – Fanhome

Star Trek Model Kit – Fanhome

Fanhome Launching New Collection Of Die-Cast Star Trek Ship Models – TrekMovie.com

First Official Image From Set Of ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ Season 3 Released – TrekMovie.com

“Star Trek: Section 31” Sets Filming Start – Dark Horizons

Michelle Yeoh Talks Prepping For ‘Star Trek: Section 31’ Movie – TrekMovie.com

RoboCop and Star Trek Movies Coming to Max in January 2024

Rotten Tomatoes The Best New TV Shows of 2023 Ranked | Rotten Tomatoes
  SNW season 1, No. 20, 99%, PIC, season 3, No. 23, 98%, SNW season 2, No. 26, 97%

Time Out The Best TV Shows Of 2023 You Need To Stream

IGN The Best TV Show of 2023 – IGN

IMDB 100 the best TV Series Released in 2023 – IMDb

Esquire 10 Best TV Shows of 2023

Den of Geek The Best TV Shows of 2023 (So Far) | Den of Geek

USA Today The best TV shows of 2023 (so far): ‘Reservation Dogs,’ ‘Ghosts’

TV Insider The 10 Best Shows of 2023

Collider The 25 Best TV Shows of 2023 So Far

Tech Radar The 34 best shows of 2023 to stream on Netflix, Max, Disney Plus, Prime Video, and more | TechRadar

Vanity Fair The Best TV Shows of 2023 | Vanity Fair

In Vulcan, Alberta, Canada news…Nada!

Here are links to 139 additional stories.broken out by series, movies and other categories.

CLASSIC TV SERIES (in order of premiere)

Star Trek: The Original Series

  1. Nichelle Nichols almost quit after Star Trek’s first season
  2. The Actor That Almost Replaced Leonard Nimoy Returned To Star Trek 40 Years Later
  3. Did Gene L. Coon Pioneer Star Trek?

Star Trek: The Animated Series

  1. Celebrating 50 Years of Star Trek: The Animated Series | StarTrek.com – YouTube
  2. Unearthing Secrets from the Making of Star Trek: The Animated Series | Star Trek

Star Trek: The Next Generation

  1. Star Trek TNG’s Marina Sirtis Hated Deanna Troi And Worf Romance
  2. Star Trek: The 14 best episodes of The Next Generation, ranked
  3. Star Trek: TNG Cast Outrageous Actor As Riker Before Jonathan Frakes
  4. Star Trek: TNG’s Iconic ‘There Are Four Lights’ Episode Almost Didn’t Happen
  5. Worf and Deanna Troi’s Romance Almost Ended in a Shocking Murder
  6. 8 Cool Things From TNG Season 1 Star Trek Mostly Forgot About
  7. Why Star Trek: TNG Struggled Its First Two Seasons
  8. TNG “Was Absolutely Not Allowed To Use The Word Spock”, Says Star Trek Writer
  9. Star Trek: TNG Plan To Make Geordi An Alien Revealed By Executive Producer
  10. Star Trek: The Next Generation writer wasn’t allowed to use Spock’s name
  11. TNG Showrunner “Hated Gates”: Dr. Crusher’s Exit Explained By Star Trek Producer
  12. Jonathan Frakes Explains How Riker Got His Star Trek TNG Beard
  13. Star Trek: TNG Producer Reveals Scrapped Plan for Geordi’s True Identity
  14. Spock’s Star Trek: TNG Appearance Was “Dark, Flat, Who Cares”, Says Executive Producer
  15. Suzie Plakson’s Romance With Worf Started A Small Feud Between Star Trek Writers

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

  1. Why is ‘In The Pale Moonlight’ Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’s Most Important Episode?

Star Trek: Voyager

  1. Voyager Finally Did A Starship Feat Star Trek: TOS & TNG Never Could
  2. Original Captain Janeway Quit Star Trek: Voyager Because “I Cannot Trust Anybody”
  3. “Janeway’s Boy Toy”: Star Trek: Voyager Actors Reveal Original Tom Paris Idea
  4. Star Trek: Voyager’s Amelia Earhart Broke A Franchise Rule (Just Like TNG)
  5. Jennifer Lien’s “Emotional” Final Voyager Episode as Kes Remembered By Star Trek Actors
  6. Celebrating One of Star Trek: Voyager’s Great Friendships | Star Trek
  7. Star Trek: TNG’s Geordi On Star Trek: Voyager Almost Happened
  8. Star Trek: Voyager Star Reveals Why Original Janeway Quit After Two Days
  9. Star Trek: Voyager Revival Finally Happening?

Star Trek: Enterprise

  1. Star Trek: Enterprise Season 3 Streaming: Watch & Stream Online via Paramount Plus
  2. Star Trek’s First Female Captain Isn’t Janeway Or Strange New Worlds’ Batel

STREAMING SERIES AND MOVIES (in order of premiere)

Star Trek: Discovery

  1. Final season of Star Trek: Discovery will have “a lot of action, a lot of adventure, a lot of fun”
  2. Star Trek: Discovery’s Ending Is “Beautifully Culminating,” Says Series Lead Actor
  3. ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 5 snippet shows Burnham battling giant, invisible bugs | Space

Star Trek: Picard

  1. Star Trek’s John de Lancie Says “It Was Not Difficult” To Play Q In Picard
  2. John de Lancie “Wasn’t Happy” About Q Dying, Loves Star Trek: Picard Season 3 Return
  3. Jonathan Frakes Loves He “Got To Throw Patrick Stewart Off The Bridge” In Star Trek: Picard Season 3
  4. The Best Star Trek Legacy Character Returns in 2023
  5. Jonathan Frakes Says Star Trek: Picard Season 3 Co-Star Made Michael Dorn “Better Than He Ever Was”
  6. Patrick Stewart Was “Utterly Unprepared” for Star Trek: Picard’s Enterprise-D Bridge Reunion
  7. The Villainy of Vadic | Star Trek

Star Trek: Lower Decks

  1. Star Trek Is Still Cleaning Up Mistakes Picard’s TNG Enterprise Made
  2. T’Lyn’s Most Logical Observations | Star Trek

Star Trek: Prodigy

  1. 5 Must Watch Star Trek: Prodigy Season 1 Episodes To Hook New Netflix Fans
  2. 6 Ways Star Trek: Voyager Failed Chakotay (But Prodigy Won’t)
  3. Star Trek: Prodigy Season 2 Release Date Rumors: When Is It Coming Out?
  4. Star Trek: Prodigy’s Showrunners Share Thoughts On Whether The Series Will Continue After Season 2 Drops On Netflix | Cinemablend
  5. ‘Star Trek: Prodigy’s Fan Campaign Mirrored the One that Saved ‘The Original Series’
  6. ‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ Could Go on For Seven Seasons, Say Writers
  7. Kevin & Dan Hageman Interview: Star Trek Prodigy To Netflix
  8. Star Trek: Prodigy Creators Open Up About the Show’s ‘Cancellation’ and Renewal: ‘It Was Utterly Frightening’
  9. Work On ‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ Season 2 Has Been Completed – TrekMovie.com
  10. ‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ Showrunners Tease Season 2 Surprises; Talk Plans For Season 3 And Beyond – TrekMovie.com

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

  1. Everything We Know About Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, Season 3
  2. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Can Explain What the Rigellians Are
  3. Strange New Worlds Season 3 Already Guarantees A Classic Star Trek Event
  4. Star Trek’s Jess Bush Announces She’s Back For Strange New Worlds Season 3
  5. ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ Cast Takes Us Inside Musical Episode (VIDEO) | Entertainment | hastingstribune.com
  6. ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ Cast Takes Us Inside Musical Episode (VIDEO)
  7. “One Special Ask”: Star Trek’s Anson Mount Reveals Origin Of Captain Pike’s Enterprise Kitchen
  8. Ethan Peck “Heartbroken” To Say Goodbye To Human Spock After Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 2
  9. ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ Season 3 Cast: 8 Seemingly Returning, 1 Star’s Status Is Unknown | EG, Extended, Paramount Plus, Slideshow, Star Trek, Television | Just Jared: Celebrity News and Gossip | Entertainment
  10. Star Trek’s Christina Chong Kissed Paul Wesley “So Many Times”, Explains La’an’s Emotional Vulnerability In Strange New Worlds Season 2
  11. How Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Fit In With The Canon
  12. Star Trek’s Anson Mount Explains Why Klingon Pop Beat Opera In Strange New Worlds Musical
  13. Strange New Worlds’ “Perfect” Kirk Kept Uhura From Hitting “Rock Bottom”, Says Star Trek Actress
  14. Carol Kane’s Star Trek Costume Made Starfleet History In One Small Way
  15. Star Trek: Picard & Strange New Worlds Casts Reunite For First Time Since Strikes Ended

THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES (in order of premiere)

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

  1. Five Cut Lines Completely Changed The Ending Of Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
  2. Star Trek IV Made A Huge Change Thanks To Cutting Five Lines
  3. “Kirk Caused the Entire Species to Go Extinct”: Star Trek Already Confirmed a Major Star Trek IV Fan Theory Is 100% True

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

  1. Star Trek Producer Identifies The Biggest Problem With Movie William Shatner Directed

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

  1. Kim Cattrall’s Only Star Trek Complaint Was About A Lack Of Leg

Star Trek: Generations

  1. “I Was Miserable”: Walter Koenig Recalls Final Star Trek: TOS Movie Bitter Disappointment

Star Trek: First Contact

  1. 2 Great Things About Star Trek: First Contact Happened Because Of Voyager

Star Trek: Insurrection

  1. Captain Picard’s Missing Star Trek: Insurrection Kiss Debated By Actors & Producer
  2. ‘Star Trek: Insurrection’ at 25: When Picard and the Enterprise crew found the Fountain of Youth | Space
  3. Patrick Stewart Flat-Out ‘Rejected’ The First Script For Star Trek: Insurrection

Star Trek: Nemesis

  1. The Nemesis Effect | Star Trek
  2. Star Trek Nemesis Ending Made Picard Actor Patrick Stewart Cry
  3. “Justice League Of Star Trek”: Brent Spiner’s Nemesis Sequel Plan
  4. The Star Trek Movie That Brought Patrick Stewart To Tears

Star Trek (2009)

  1. Star Trek Movie Director JJ Abrams Regrets Wasting Actor Eric Bana

    Star Trek Beyond
  2. Simon Pegg Turned To Two Diehard Fans For Help Writing Star Trek Beyond

Untitled Star Trek movie [currently removed from Paramount roster]

  1. Quentin Tarantino Didn’t Want “Hard R” Star Trek To Be His Final Film, Says Screenwriter

Star Trek books, audio books and DVDs

  1. REVIEW: ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ Season 2 Shines Bright On 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray – TrekMovie.com
  2. Star Trek: The Picard Legacy Collection has so much Jean-Luc Picard – Polygon

Star Trek toys/collectibles/other merchandise

  1. Star Trek Action Figures Are Canceled, Again
  2. Best Star Trek Collectibles In 2023

Star Trek Comics/graphic novels/magazines

  1. In Review: Star Trek: Strange New Worlds—The Scorpius Run #4 (of 5)
  2. Star Trek Officially Calls Out Captain Picard’s Most Embarrassing Blunder
  3. Star Trek’s Dr. McCoy Quit Starfleet As a Tribute to Captain Kirk (Not an Insult)
  4. Star Trek Confirms Starfleet Has Finally Rescinded Its Brutal General Order 7 Death Sentence


Star Trek related science news

  1. Researchers Successfully Use Light to Teleport Images Across a Network Like in Star Trek – TechEBlog


  1. Star Trek’s Prime Directive Explained
  2. Star Trek’s First Captain – The Captain Pike Breakdown – Bell of Lost Souls
  3. How Does Star Trek Address the Existence of Gods Between TNG and TOS?
  4. Star Trek is up for 15 different Saturn Awards this year
  5. Spock’s Best Star Trek Quotes Not From TOS
  6. 10 Star Trek Villains In 2023 Ranked Worst To Best
  7. What Happened To Star Trek’s Phoenix Warp Ship After First Contact?
  8. Star Trek: What Happened To Worf After DS9
  9. The 10 Best STAR TREK Seasons, Ranked – Nerdist
  10. Without Captain Kirk, Worf Would Have Become One of Star Trek’s Darkest Villains
  11. Star Trek: The Terran Empire, Explained
  12. Podcast: All Access Catches Up On Star Trek Production News And Ponders The Future Of The Franchise – TrekMovie.com
  13. William Riker’s Best Quotes In Star Trek
  14. Star Trek Actors Admit DS9 & Voyager Failed At Being “Culturally Conscious”
  15. Every Q Star Trek Appearance Ranked Worst To Best
  16. Every William Shatner & Paul Wesley Kirk Promotion & Demotion Seen In Star Trek
  17. 5 Times Enterprise Wasn’t Ready For Its Star Trek Mission
  18. Star Trek’s Only Awards Show Voted On By Fans Is Back In February 2024 – Voting Is Open Now!
  19. Seven of Nine Actor Jeri Ryan’s New Favorite Star Trek Character Is Probably Yours, Too
  20. A Look Back at 2023’s Greatest Star Trek Moments | Star Trek
  21. Star Trek’s Famous Pets, Ranked
  22. Jonathan Frakes Made Strange New Worlds’ Crossover Work, Say Star Trek Actors
  23. What’s Coming For Star Trek In 2024
  24. 2023 Year-End Star Trek News Round-up – Fangirlish
  25. Star Trek May Not Have Christmas, But It Has More Holiday Spirit Than You Think | Den of Geek
  26. 15 Best Star Trek Episodes & Movies To Watch During The Holidays
  27. Original ‘Star Trek” Movies, Ranked by Letterboxd
  28. The Mirror Universe in Star Trek Television, Explained
  29. 15 Best Star Trek Movie Quotes
  30. 10 Best Star Trek Episodes of 2023 Ranked
  31. 20 Best Star Trek Time Travel Episodes & Movies, Ranked

Convention news/fandom

  1. Arisia ’24: The Doomsday Machine | The Post-Meridian Radio Players
  2. Fans Invited To Vote For Best Of Star Trek With 2024 LLAPy Awards – TrekMovie.com

Actor Watch

  1. What Happened To Jason Isaacs, Star Trek: Discovery’s 1st Great Villain?
  2. Foundation Season 3 Brings Back Star Trek Actor For New, Bigger Role After Season 1 Appearance
  3. Colm Meaney’s Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Casting Took Some Convincing
  4. The Actress Behind Star Trek’s Captain Garrett Returned In Two Unrecognizable Roles
  5. A Regular Star Trek Guest Actor Played A Very Different Role On The A-Team
  6. The Retro Interview: Majel Barrett | Star Trek
  7. 12 Actors Who Appeared In Star Trek & The Walking Dead
  8. What Are the Best Star Trek Shows Covering Franchise History?
  9. Star Trek Actors Who Played Superheroes
  10. Troi’s Star Trek: TNG Arranged Marriage Mirrored Marina Sirtis’ Real Life
  11. Armin Shimerman Interview: FanFair Signatures & Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’s Legacy – YouTube

Main Mission

This time out, we’ll be reviewing our predictions for 2023 and putting everything on the line to gaze into the future and make new predictions for 2024.

How did we do foreseeing how 2023 would go?

Clinton predicted…

(✔) This will be the last season of “Discovery”
(this referred to season 5, which was announced on January 18, 2022)
(✔) There will be no word at all on the next Star Trek theatrical movie
(✔) We will get word on the next Trek series to go into rotation on Paramount+.
(✔) We will see or have a mention made of Dr. Roger Korby on “Strange New Worlds”
(✖) We will see or have mention made of Gary Mitchell on “Strange New Worlds”
(✔) Voyager-A will appear on “Prodigy”
(✖) Barclay will appear in “Picard”

Total = 5 out of 7

Kreg predicted…

(✖)  I think we will hear an announcement for a Worf Show
(✔) A new NEW Star Trek movie will be on the horizon
(✖) We will see Mudd on Strange New Worlds
(✖) Somehow we will see some characters from Prodigy crossover
(✖) Bonus: Edward from Short Treks will return

Total = 1 out of 5

Chuck predicted…

(✔)  We’ll get a “Strange New Worlds” appearance from a TOS characters like Scotty and McCoy
(.5) Book won’t serve his entire sentence and Burham will find another love interest
(✔) They are going to make an exception to the augment rule for Dal R’El
(✔) “Prodigy,” Season 2 will not premier until 2024
(✖) If we do hear something about “Star Trek 4,” it will be about more delays

Total = 3.5 out of 5

Now on to 2024…


  • Strange New Worlds will visit the Mirror Universe
  • We will see Arex IRL
  • Star Trek Legacy will be green lit
  • A Major character will die in Discovery Season 5
  • Star Trek: Khan: Ceti Alpha V
  • Bonus: Netflix will pick up a Prodigy Season 3


  • Nurse Chapell will return in S3 of SNW
  • Murph will transform again in Prodigy S2
  • Season 5 of Discovery will remain open-ended
  • Scott will NOT become chief engineer of the Enterprise YET
  • Gorn Hallmark Ornaments


  • There will still be no work on the next Star Trek theatrical movie. 
  • “Lower Decks” will be renewed for a 6th season. 
  • We will get casting news on Starfleet Academy.
  • “Strange New Worlds” will be renewed for a 4th season, but there will be a bit of a shakeup in the cast.
  • “Star Trek: Legacy” will be announced, but there will be some changes to what we saw at the end of “Picard”.
  • Netflix will renew “Star Trek: Prodigy” for a 3rd season.

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