Episode 156: Parlez-vous français, Amiral Janeway?

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Thanks to Listener Diane, Karl and Ken for their help gathering up a few of these stores.

Links to even more News around the Star Trek Universe

CLASSIC TV SERIES (in order of premiere)

Star Trek: The Original Series

  1. How Star Trek Pulled Off Two Kirks Interacting In The Enemy Within

Star Trek: The Next Generation

  1. ‘Genesis’ Director’s Commentary with Gates McFadden | Star Trek

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

  1. Why Star Trek’s Trill Mysteriously Sprouted Spots When It Came Time For Deep Space Nine

Star Trek: Voyager

  1. Every Doctor Love Interest In Star Trek: Voyager (Including Seven Of Nine)
  2. Star Trek: Voyager Actors’ Trick To Remembering Lines: “We Were Such Cheats.”
  3. Star Trek: Voyager’s Seska Actor Thinks Her Character’s Death Was “A Mistake”

STREAMING SERIES AND MOVIES (in order of premiere)

Star Trek: Discovery

  1. Star Trek’s Most Controversial Series Could Be Perfect With One Change | GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT
  2. Star Trek: Discovery Season 5: Blu del Barrio Discusses Adira’s Growth
  3. Star Trek: Discovery’s final season is finally free of Trek baggage – Polygon
  4. Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Is Still “Fundamentally Discovery,” Says Showrunner
  5. Klingons & Breen In Star Trek: Discovery Season 5? – Trek Central
  6. Watch: ‘Ready Room’ Special Goes Inside ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 5 With Behind-The-Scenes Footage – TrekMovie.com
  7. Star Trek: Discovery’s Wilson Cruz, Mary Wiseman & Blu del Barrio On Their Season 5 Journeys
  8. ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 5 Interview: David Ajala And Doug Jones On Saying Goodbye To Book And Saru – TrekMovie.com
  9. ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Stars Tease How Series Ends for Their Characters
  10. FIRST LOOK | Star Trek: Discovery – ‘Red Directive’ | Star Trek
  11. FIRST LOOK | Star Trek: Discovery – ‘Under the Twin Moons’ | Star Trek
  12. Preview ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 5 Premiere With New “Red Directive” & “Under The Twin Moons” Images – TrekMovie.com
  13. Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 dies as it lived: in good company | The Spool
  14. ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Roundtable Interview: Wilson Cruz, Mary Wiseman, and Blu del Barrio – Fangirlish
  15. ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Showrunner Drops Hints For Each Season 5 Episode – TrekMovie.com
  17. Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 1 and 2 Review | Den of Geek
  18. Star Trek: Discovery EPs On Season 5, Emotional Goodbyes & Satisfying Conclusions [SXSW]
  19. Star Trek: Discovery’s Progenitors revive a scrapped Next Gen story – Polygon
  20. Doug Jones Explores Star Trek: Discovery’s Season 5 Premiere with The Ready Room | StarTrek.com – YouTube
  21. ‘Star Trek: Discovery’: Sonequa Martin-Green on Final Season, Trek Cruise

Star Trek: Lower Decks

  1. What The Mariner-Freeman Family says about Starfleet and the Star Trek Community | Star Trek

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

  1. ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ Season 3 Gets New Science Lab… And 2025 Release – TrekMovie.com

Star Trek: Starfleet Academy

  1. Star Trek Actor Willing To Appear In New Series But Hasn’t Been Contacted Yet

Unnamed Section 31 streaming “event movie”

  1. Star Trek: Section 31 Actor Shares Exciting Update on Discovery Spinoff
  2. What Is Star Trek’s “Lost Era” & What We Know
  3. ‘Section 31’ Movie Director Says It’s A “Different” Star Trek + New Character Details Revealed – TrekMovie.com
  4. Filming On The ‘Star Trek: Section 31’ Streaming Movie Has Wrapped – TrekMovie.com
  5. FIRST LOOK At Star Trek: Section 31 – Trek Central

(unannounced “Star Trek: Legacy” series)

  1. Kurtzman Wants To Do “Star Trek: Legacy” – Dark Horizons

THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES (in order of premiere)

Star Trek: Generations

  1. William Shatner Gets a ‘Do-Over’ at Captain Kirk’s Death Scene on ‘Star Trek’

Star Trek: First Contact

  1. Star Trek’s Best Sequel Was Almost a Bad Comedy | GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT

Star Trek (2009)

  1. How Star Trek’s Zachary Quinto Accidentally Started A Campaign For The Role Of Spock – IMDb

Untitled Star Trek Kelvin-verse movie [currently not on Paramount announced roster]

  1. ‘I Still Have Hope’: Zoe Saldaña Believes Star Trek 4 Will Finally Get Made

Untitled Star Trek “origins” movie [currently not on Paramount announced roster]

  1. The Next Star Trek Movie Will Be An Origin Story For The Entire Franchise

Star Trek books, audio books and DVDs

  1. Star Trek Books 2024 – Trek Central

Star Trek video games/board games

  1. BREAKING – Star Trek: Infinite Ends Development – Trek Central

Star Trek Comics/graphic novels/magazines

  1. Star Trek: Defiant #13 – Comic Book Preview
  2. Star Trek Teases the Return of a Shocking Villain – IMDb
  3. Star Trek Teases a Dark Fate for an Original Series God-Like Species
  4. Star Trek Teases the Return of a Shocking Villain
  5. Data Just Left Starfleet, Setting Up Star Trek’s Next Great Mystery
  6. In Review: Star Trek: Defiant #13


Paramount Global/Paramount+ News

  1. Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC Invests $149,000 in Paramount Global (NASDAQ:PARA) – Defense World
  2. Paramount Global (NASDAQ:PARA) Given Average Rating of “Reduce” by Brokerages
  3. What Could Happen if Paramount Global is Sold — Especially in Pieces
  4. CX Institutional Buys Shares of 28,806 Paramount Global (NASDAQ:PARA) – Defense World
  5. Dynamic Advisor Solutions LLC Lowers Stake in Paramount Global (NASDAQ:PARA) – Defense World
  6. With Its Studio Business Much Sought After, What’s Next For Paramount?
  7. Unbundling Paramount is better for almost everyone
  8. Despite Fast-paced Momentum, Paramount Global (PARAA) Is Still a Bargain Stock | Nasdaq
  9. One Paramount Global Insider Raised Stake By 59% In Previous Year – Simply Wall St News
  10. ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Restaurant to Open in Sao Paolo, Brazil
  11. TV Production Decline: ‘A Darwin Sort of Event’
  12. What’s Next for Paramount? Shari Redstone Has a Preferred M&A Path
  13. Paramount Global Credit Rating Cut To Junk Status By S&P
  14. Paramount Global-B (PARA) Up 6.6% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?
  15. Paramount+ Removes 10 Nickelodeon Titles Including Blue’s Clues & You!
  16. Better than AMC: 3 Streaming Stocks to Buy for the Future of Entertainment | InvestorPlace
  17. [Shari Redstone Bought 59% More Shares In Paramount Global ](https://ca.movies.yahoo.com/movies/shari-redstone-bought-59-more-122013251.html)
  18. Paramount+ Unceremoniously Drops 10 Kids Titles Including ‘Rugrats,’ ‘Blue’s Clues & You,’ And ‘Big Nate’
  19. Paramount Global Announces Participants for 2024-2025 Writers Mentoring Program (EXCLUSIVE)
  20. Paramount Global-B (PARA) Up 6.6% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue? | Nasdaq
  21. Why Wall Street Is Dumping Streaming Companies Despite Record Viewers – YouTube
  22. Paramount Global : Tom Ryan on What’s Next in Streaming -March 29, 2024 at 12:58 pm EDT | MarketScreener
  23. Lifelong ‘Star Trek’ Fan Leaves Behind a Massive Trove of Memorabilia – The New York Times
  24. The restored Star Trek Enterprise-D bridge goes on display in May | Ars Technica

Star Trek related science news

  1. Future of AI will be like the Borg in Star Trek, experts predict | Border Telegraph
  2. Star Trek’s William Shatner Partners With Identify Sensors – Trek Central
  3. ‘Collective AI’ expected to resemble Star Trek’s Borg — only nicer (hopefully)
  4. From Star Trek Fan to Award-Winning Researcher: VSU’s Jordan Hewins Says Science Has the Power to Change Humanity | Education | mdjonline.com


  1. Star Trek 101: James T. Kirk | Star Trek
  2. Star Trek’s 10 Best Monster Episodes
  3. “Big Bold Swings” Is How Star Trek Continues To Grow, Says Executive Producer
  4. The Tragic Story Of Star Trek’s Original Captain Goes Beyond The Show | GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT
  5. Trekker’s Delight Discusses the Women of Star Trek: The Original Series – Gameindustry.com
  6. Trekker’s Delight Discusses the Women of Star Trek: The Original Series – Gameindustry.com
  7. 10 Star Trek Actors Who Played Younger Characters
  8. Lifelong ‘Star Trek’ Fan Leaves Behind a Massive Trove of Memorabilia – The New York Times
  9. What Is A Chief Petty Officer? Miles O’Brien’s Rank In Star Trek Explained
  10. New STAR TREK Projects are ‘Putting Good Into The World’
  11. Star Trek’s Alex Kurtzman Speaks To The Strength Of The Franchise Following Speculation Of Mergers: ‘There’s A Couple Of Surprises Coming Up’ | Cinemablend
  12. Star Trek After Discovery: Alex Kurtzman on Legacy and the Future of the 32nd Century | Den of Geek

Convention news/fandom

  1. Star Trek: The Cruise 2025 – Star Trek: The Cruise 2025

Actor Watch

  1. “Ponder the mystery of existence”: 6 questions with William Shatner
  2. William Shatner Reveals One Condition To Reprise Role in Star Trek
  3. William Shatner coming to Syracuse for autograph signing on an unlikely date – syracuse.com
  4. SeriesFest has set its lineup with New Amsterdam and Dr. Death stars
  5. Star Trek and Fast X Director Being Eyed to Helm Spider-Man 4 | Geekfeed
  6. Doug Jones Learned About Discovery’s Cancellation On A Star Trek Cruise, But Explains Why It Ended Up Being A Beautiful Experience | Cinemablend
  7. William Shatner: ”I am Kirk.”
  8. GalaxyCon Richmond: Brent Spiner on Data and ‘Star Trek: Picard’ | Blogcritics
  9. The Star Trek Accident That Permanently Damaged William Shatner’s Body

  10. Star Trek’s Barbara Baldavin Dies at 85

Main Mission

Star Trek: Discovery
Season 5, Episode 1
“Red Directive”
Premiered on April 4, 2024
Written by Michelle Paradise
Directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi

Star Trek: Discovery
Season 5, Episode 2
“Under the Twin Moons”
Premiered on April 4, 2024
Written by Alan McElroy
Directed by Doug Aarniokoski

End Of Show

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