Saturday Morning Trek 1: No Time for a B Plot / by Trek fm

Premier Episode.

Welcome to the premier episode of's new podcast, Saturday Morning Trek—a show about Star Trek: The Animated Series and all things Trek in the 1970s. In this episode, hosts Aaron Harvey and Darren Moser discuss their plans for the podcast and some of the upcoming topics, such as the rise of convention culture, Phase II, Planet of the Titans, Mego toys, and more.

Find out who spearheaded The Animated Series on both the Filmation and Roddenberry side as Aaron shares an overview of the history of Filmation. Darren and Aaron also share how they first encountered TAS and the challenges of proving the show existed in the era before the internet. Plus, does D.C. Fontana views TAS as canon?


Show Format (00:01:49)
Trek in the 1970s (00:02:38)
Trek Continuity and TAS (00:07:11)
Filmation History and Star Trek (00:08:09)
TAS Cast, Characters, and Stories (00:11:51)
Kids and Culture (00:15:56)
Commercial Break: The Star Trekulator (00:17:03)
Aaron’s and Darren’s First TAS Experiences (00:17:39)


Aaron Harvey and Darren Moser


Aaron Harvey (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Charlynn Schmiedt (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Executive Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Will Nguyen (Content Manager)