Commentary: Trek Stars 88: Wesley's Rosetta Stone / by Mike Schindler

Wheaton, Part 1: Trek.

Few characters in Star Trek are as polarizing as Wesley Crusher. But love him or hate him, most fans are very fond of the actor behind the character, Wil Wheaton.

In this episode of Commentary: Trek Stars, Max and Mike begin a new series which looks at Wheaton's career as a television show host. In the first installment, we cover Wheaton's work in Star Trek. We discuss his growth as an actor over the course of The Next Generation, the progression of the character from "Where No Man Has Gone Before" to "Journey's End," and Wheaton's work as a voice actor on the 2009 Star Trek film.

Running Time: 50 minutes 30 seconds


Max Hegel and Mike Schindler



Wil Wheaton (1:12)
Wesley (10:29)
Favorite Wesley Episodes (25:24)
Star Trek 09 (34:09)
Wrap-up (39:31)



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