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Syndication

Enterprise is often referred to as the fifth Star Trek series. In reality this is not true. There was a series between TOS and TNG that often gets overlooked. One that was created with ink and paper rather than cameras and lights. One that broke new ground for the franchise and kept Star Trek alive before the big screen voyages began. This was, of course, The Animated Series.

Direct download: cl-006.mp3
Category:The Animated Series -- posted at: 9:00pm MDT

The Constitution Class Starship Enterprise boasts 430 crew members. We all know the bridge crew, but what about the rest of the folks who keep the ship running? Let’s get acquainted with a few of the key personnel whose faces were a ubiquitous and essential presence on board the Starship Enterprise.

Direct download: cl-005.mp3
Category:The Original Series -- posted at: 9:00pm MDT

It’s the Star Trek episode that isn’t quite Star Trek. At the end of the second season of TOS Gene Roddenberry, with the help of writer Art Wallace, reworked an unsucessful pilot script entitled “Assignment: Earth” hoping it would serve as a springboard for a new series.

Direct download: cl-004.mp3
Category:The Original Series -- posted at: 9:00pm MDT

The premise of Enterprise takes Star Trek into uncharted territory. After 18 years of life in the 24th century, we’re going back in time to tackle the untold history of the days before Kirk. Now, ten years later, whether this was ultimately a success is debatable. But here Trek.fm’s Christopher Jones rolls back time to share his initial thoughts after screening “Broken Bow” in 2001.

Direct download: cl-003.mp3
Category:Enterprise -- posted at: 9:00pm MDT

32 years. 11 films. 2 generations of Star Trek heroes and villains. The big screen has brought us some memorable voyages over the years and a few we’d rather forget. Which are the best and which are the worst? Trek.fm’s Christopher Jones gives you a rundown of his picks in this installment of our audio Captain’s Log.

Direct download: cl-002.mp3
Category:Movies -- posted at: 9:00pm MDT

If Vulcan has a cucumber equivalent, Mr. Spock would be as cool as that. But imagine an excitable, bushy-browed Mr. Spock. The Vulcan we know and love wasn’t always as he is now. The first few episodes of Star Trek gave us an almost unrecognizable Spock.

Direct download: cl-001.mp3
Category:Spock -- posted at: 9:00pm MDT

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