Standard Orbit 30: Proto Peggy Olson by Drew Stewart

D.C. Fontana.

If Gene Roddenberry was the Founding Father of Star Trek, then D.C. Fontana was the Founding Mother. In this episode of Standard Orbit, we explore D.C.'s trek from secretary to script editor to writer to story consultant to show runner. We discuss her 10 episodes of The Original Series, her post-TOS episodes, and even touch on her non-Trek works. Find out more about this possible inspiration for a certain Mad Men character!

Running Time: 37 minutes 25 seconds


Drew Stewart and Mike Schindler



Meet D.C. Fontana (1:03)
Best Episodes (7:22)
Re-written by D.C. Fontana (14:40)
Post-TOS Trek (15:41)
Work Outside of Trek (24:39)
Final Thoughts (27:02)
Closing (29:48)

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