Standard Orbit 60: Smooth And Polished And Pretty by Drew Stewart

Star Trek - The Motion Picture 35th Anniversary.

Thirty-five years ago this week, Star Trek was brought back from the dead in not just a movie, but a full-fledged Motion Picture. In this episode of Standard Orbit, Mike and Drew discuss our first times seeing the film in its various forms, our first impressions, and how our opinion might have changed in the meantime. We rave about the music and the dialog scenes, and try to view it from The Original Generation who had to have been so excited to see their favorite crew on the big screen for the first time.

Running Time: 38 minutes 19 seconds


Drew Stewart and Mike Schindler


Editor and Producer

Drew Stewart


Associate Producers

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Production Manager

Richard Marquez


Content Coordinator

Will Nguyen



Introduction of TMP (00:02:38)
First Viewings of TMP (00:04:00)
First Impressions of TMP (00:9:33)
Comparing The Cuts (00:14:31)
What We Like About TMP (00:19:48)
The Original Generation (00:25:31)
Final Thoughts (00:28:16)
Closing (00:31:01)


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