The Big Goodbye / by Trek fm

Holodeck malfunctions became a staple of Star Trek plot devices, and Picard’s Dixon Hill program is the glitch that started it all. In this week’s Trek News & Views, Colin offers up his commentary for this first-season episode, “The Big Goodbye.” Plus, we touch on a number of recent news items including Neil Armstrong singing Scotty’s praise, the La-La Land Records anniversary celebration, ThinkGeek’s tribble slippers and Spock oven mitt, Bruce Greenwood’s thoughts on the secrecy surrounding Star Trek Into Darkness, and Shatner’s new iOS app Shatoetry.

Originally published as Trek News & Views 54: Here's Looking at You, Kid.