Meta Treks 45: Just Another Day on the Enterprise / by Trek fm

The Animated Series - Essential Trek Philosophy.

Running Time: 1 hour 39 minutes 39 seconds
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In this episode of Meta Treks, hosts Zachary Fruhling and Mike Morrison are joined by Aaron Harvey,'s art director and host of Saturday Morning Trek, to discuss their top picks for "Essential Trek Philosophy" from Star Trek: The Animated Series. Although Star Trek: The Animated Series is written off by some fans as a mere cartoon with no official place in the Star Trek canon, Zachary, Mike, and Aaron show that The Animated Series is filled with big ideas for growing minds, children and adults alike, and that The Animated Series is firmly inline with the philosophical issues and ideals that constitute the essence of Star Trek.


Welcome to Episode 45 (00:01:07)
Welcome Aaron Harvey (00:02:24)
Initial Thoughts about Star Trek: The Animated Series (00:03:45)
One of Our Planets is Missing (00:13:16)
The Infinite Vulcan (00:20:13)
Beyond the Farthest Star (00:23:22)
The Pirates of Orion (00:33:50)
The Survivor (00:40:07)
Bem (00:46:20)
Once Upon a Planet (00:50:13)
The Practical Joker (00:51:44)
Albatross (01:08:19)
Recap and Honorable Mentions (01:17:40)
Final Thoughts (01:25:39)


Zachary Fruhling and Mike Morrison


Aaron Harvey


Mike Morrison (Editor and Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Charlynn Schmiedt (Executive Producer) Patrick Devlin (Associate Producer) Kay Elizabeth Janeway (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager)