Star Trek Las Vegas.
In this episode of Standard Orbit, it's an away mission to the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas as Refit Crew takes a break from the convention floor to discuss their thoughts on Star Trek Las Vegas...from a TOS perspective of course!
It's not everyday one gets the opportunity to see all the surviving members of the TOS main cast live and in person, but we had the pleasure of exactly that at STLV50! In this round table we discuss Shatner being as lively as ever in his 80s, Koenig's recent thoughts on the decades old grudge between the "little four" and the captain, Takei's take on Sulu's sexuality in Star Trek Beyond, and finally the ever-elegant Nichelle Nichols. We wrap up with our favorite overall moments of STLV and areas where there might be room for improvement in future conventions.
Welcome to Standard Orbit! (00:00:58)
William Shatner's Panel (00:01:45)
Walker Koenig's Panel (00:10:05)
George Takei's Panel (00:28:55)
Nichelle Nichols' Tribute (00:38:15)
Favorite Moments, Room for Improvement (00:43:10)
Thank You for Listening to Standard Orbit (01:06:25)
Ken Tripp, Norman C. Lao, and Zach Moore
C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer), Zach Moore (Editor and Executive Producer), Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer), Charlene Schmiedt (Executive Producer), Ken Tripp (Associate Producer), Renee Roberts (Associate Producer), Richard Rutledge (Associate Producer), Aaron Harvey (Associate Producer), Richard Marquez (Production Manager)
This week on Standard Orbit, hosts Ken Tripp and Zach Moore discuss their experience at Star Trek Las Vegas 2019. William Shatner and Walter Koenig's panels, The Motion Picture's 40th Anniversary panel, meeting actresses Robin Curtis and Jacqueline Kim, and much more!
It's that time of year again, Star Trek Las Vegas! Several hosts from the network made the annual pilgrimage to STLV 2019: Ken Tripp and Zach Moore from Standard Orbit, Amy Nelson, Justin Oser and Joe Keegan from Earl Grey (plus The Edge for Amy and The Line for Justin), and Mike Schindler from The Edge and The Line. This week on Standard Oribt, we share our Trek.fm host roundtable discussion where we discuss our convention likes, dislikes and experiences!
With the fortieth anniversary of Star Trek: The Motion Picture upon us there have been whispers of a 4K upgrade of the film and beyond even that, a 4K (and for the first time, high definition) upgrade of the Director's Edition from 2001. This week on Standard Orbit, hosts Ken Tripp, Zach Moore and Hayley Stoddart discuss the likelihood of this coming to pass and also compare the theatrical and director's cuts of the film.
At eighty eight years old, William Shatner is as active as ever. Television, music albums, conventions and of course social media; there’s no slowing down The Shat. His continued interactions with fans and commentary on Twitter has not been without incident however, and this week on Standard Orbit hosts Ken Tripp and Zach Moore take a look at some of the more controversial situations Shatner has been a part of in recent years.
By popular demand, we're back one last time retitling the adventures of The Original Series crew in the style of "Berman Era" of Star Trek! This time hosts Ken Tripp, Zach Moore and Hayley Stoddart reimagine The Motion Picture through The Undiscovered Country with titles that would fit alongside Generations, First Contact, Insurrection and Nemesis.
We're back with the third and final installment in our series retitling The Original Seriesepisodes in the style of "Berman Era" of Star Trek! This time host Zach Moore is joined by Brian Drew from TrekMovie.com's The Shuttle Pod(cast) to reimagine the third season, also talking the origins of Brian's Star Trek fandom and the fandom of the 1970s along the way.
Retitling season one of The Original Series was so much fun, we're back with more alternate episode titles for the second season! This time host Zach Moore is joined by host of Melodic Treks and Warp Five Brandon-Shea Mutala to take on the likes of Wolf in the Fold, A Private Little War and Return to Tomorrow and reimagine them as if they were titled at the height the "Berman Era" of Star Trek.
The Original Series is well known for it's flowery, cultured and sometimes dare we say pretentious episode titles, so this week on Standard Orbit hosts Ken Tripp and Zach Moore thought it would be fun to do a run down of the first season's episode titles and reimagine them as if they were titled at the height the "Berman" era of Star Trek when the music was wallpaper and the titles were too.
Follow us on a journey of memorable Scotty lines from the early days of the original series, through the movies, and onto the TNG episode Relics. Ken and Hayley discuss all things Montgomery Scott this week on Standard Orbit: Boldly Listen!
It's been a while since we opened up the mailbag here on Standard Orbit, so this week hosts Ken Tripp, Zach Moore and Hayley Stoddart read your emails and answer your questions! We share some links, rock out to some music, and discuss military ranks in-depth! A very special thank you to listener and artist David Koukol for this week's show art!