Commentary: Trek Stars 86: Please Put the Fire Out, Oh, the Burning / by Mike Schindler

Benny Russell.

Running Time: 53 minutes 39 seconds
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In the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Far Beyond the Stars," Ira Steven Behr and his team explored the possibility that the events of the series had been created by a science fiction writer in the 1950s named Benny Russell.

In this episode of Commentary: Trek Stars, Max and Mike are joined by C Bryan Jones of The Orb to take a look at the character of Benny Russell. We discuss the quality of the episode on the whole, whether or not it's possible that Deep Space Nine was created by Russell, and what that would mean for the rest of the franchise. We also ponder whether or not the Prophets are Giants fans.


Benny Russell (2:08)
What is Real? (10:43)
Should Benny Exist? (27:49)
Real-Life Counterparts (34:24)
Final Thoughts (42:35)


Max Hegel and Mike Schindler


C Bryan Jones


Mike Schindler (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Charlynn Schmiedt (Managing Editor)


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