The Ready Room 175: Don’t Knock the Cucumber Sandwiches / by Trek fm

Persistence of Vision.

Someone didn’t have their coffee this morning. And when you’re a starship captain with little faith in your first officer, you gotta have your joe. There’s never enough time to do everything that needs to be done, and keeping the ship running smoothly has left Janeway with little time to eat (but apparently time to go goth—not in the way you think).

In this episode of The Ready Room, we’re joined by Charlynn Schmiedt, Suzanne Abbott, and Phillip Gilfus to unravel the mysteries of “Persistence of Vision,” Janeway’s exhaustion and hallucinations that may be caused by a creepy alien (but may be due to problems with the holodeck… or both), why Sybok is in the Delta Quadrant, and, of course, to get down with Mrs. Templeton.

In our news segment we share our thoughts on the Latino Review article claiming that CBS is preparing to bring Star Trek back to television, Simon Pegg’s comments about the next film, and we kick off our traditional speculation on a possible villain (this time we’re sure it’s not Khan).

Running Time: 1 hour 40 minutes 39 seconds


Christopher Jones and Charlynn Schmiedt


Suzanne Abbott and Phillip Gilfus

Editor and Producer

Christopher Jones

Associate Producer

Renee Roberts

Production Manager

Richard Marquez

Content Coordinator

Will Nguyen


CBS looking to being Star Trek back to TV? (00:04:13)
Simon Pegg, Idris Elba, and Star Trek 3 (00:14:06)

Feature: Persistence of Vision

Intro and Synopsis (00:22:50)
Gothic Janeway (00:27:20)
Grumpy Janeway (00:37:31)
Lonely Janeway (00:46:26)
Tom’s Mystery Dad (00:51:16)
Voyager’s Sybok (00:55:15)
B’Ekotay (00:59:54)
Random Notes (01:04:42)
Final Thoughts (01:14:28)
Closing (01:21:47)

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