Commentary: Trek Stars 150: Squirrel! / by Mike Schindler

Piller, Part 4: Wildfire.

Michael Piller may be known best for his science fiction work, but that by no meanswas the extent of his talent. His final television series, Wildfire, is about an eighteen year-old girl who is released from juvenile detention to work on a horse ranch.

In this episode of Commentary: Trek Stars, Mike and John are joined once again by Star Trek writer and Wildfire associate producer Eric A. Stillwell to discuss Piller's work on the show. Eric tells us how the show came about, Piller's dedication to research, the challenges of shooting outside of California, and the impressive cast, which includes Nana Visitor. Eric also shares some more details of Michael Piller projects that went un-produced.

Running Time: 1 hour 1 minute 2 seconds


Mike Schindler and John Mills


Eric A. Stillwelll

Editor and Producer

Mike Schindler

Executive Producers

Norman C. Lao, Matthew Rushing, and C Bryan Jones

Associate Producer

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Production Manager

Richard Marquez

Content Manager

Will Nguyen


Research (00:01:48)
The Premise (00:15:45)
Collaborators (00:31:36)
Final Thoughts (00:39:33)
Wrap-up (00:49:22)

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