Standard Orbit 86: The Defiant Ones / by Drew Stewart

Enterprise: “In A Mirror Darkly” with Norman Lao.

When the producers of Enterprise decided to do a Mirror Universe episode in their final season, they went all out and made it a sequel AND prequel to two different episodes of The Original Series. In this episode of Standard Orbit, Drew and Mike are joined by Norman Lao from Warp Five to discuss the cross over between the two shows. How were they allowed to spend so much money on a show they knew wasn't coming back? Was using a bunch of that money to CGI some of the TOS aliens a wise choice? Are Mirror episodes even worth it to begin with? Find out what everyone thinks about these and more in this crossed over episode!

Running Time: 1 hour 11 minutes 26 seconds
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Drew Stewart and Mike Schindler



Norman Lao


Editor and Producer

Drew Stewart


Executive Producers

Norman C. Lao, Matthew Rushing, and C Bryan Jones


Associate Producers

Renee Roberts and Richard Rutledge, Jr.


Production Manager

Richard Marquez


Content Manager

Will Nguyen



Norm Drops Out Of Warp Five (00:00:50)
Sidequel to First Contact (00:02:16)
Those Opening Credits Though (00:10:45)
Sequel To The Tholian Web (00:20:24)
The Alien Effects (00:39:45)
ACTING! (00:48:43)
Prequel to Mirror Mirror (00:52:35)
Vulcan Facial Hair (00:55:36)
Closing (00:58:00)


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