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Behind The Scenes of Star Trek VI.

Everyone knows the story of the making of most of the Star Trek movies, but it usually seems like Star Trek VI gets lost in the shuffle. In this episode of Standard Orbit, Mike and Drew are joined by John Tenuto, who tells us the details of what happened in the making of the original crew's final solo mission. From abandoned concepts to the production to the people who worked behind the scenes, John lets us in on everything he knows. Also Mike asks "the nerdiest question ever asked on a Star Trek podcast" and gets it answered!

Cover Photograph Courtesy of Nicholas Meyer/The Papers of Nicholas Meyer Collection at the University of Iowa Library.

Running Time: 1 hour 14 minutes 42 seconds
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Drew Stewart and Mike Schindler



John Tenuto


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



The Original Plans (00:02:42)
The All-New Plan (00:20:46)
The Production (00:29:04)
The Unsung Heroes (00:40:13)
The Post-Production (00:45:52)
The Release & Reactions (00:49:45)
Wrap Up (01:04:31)
Closing (01:07:39)


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