The Orb 84: There Are Always Possibilities / by Trek fm

Leonard Nimoy’s Influence on DS9.

Running Time: 48 minutes 52 seconds
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The passing of Leonard Nimoy marks a shift in Star Trek universe. Perhaps no character from the franchise is better known that Spock. And while this endearing Vulcan never graced the corridors of Terok Nor, his influence—and that of the man who played him—is never far away.

In this episode of The Orb hosts Christopher Jones and Matthew Rushing take a moment to remember Nimoy, how his interpretation of Spock informed the writing and performances of characters in orbit of Bajor all those years later, and even imagine some scenarios in which Leonard could have made a cameo on Deep Space Nine in a way that would have felt completely natural.


Spock Influences (00:04:52)
Playing with Vulcans (00:09:28)
Disseminating Spock and TOS (00:13:28)
Odo and Spock Connections (00:23:23)
Spock on DS9 (00:28:36)
Nimoy’s Impact on Star Trek (00:34:58)
Closing (00:36:47)


C Bryan Jones and Matthew Rushing


C Bryan Jones (Editor and Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Executive Producer) Charlynn Schmiedt (Executive Producer) Ruth Ward (Associate Producer) Will Nguyen (Associate Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) William Murray (Associate Producer) Kay Elizabeth Janeway (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager)