Recent Articles

Episode 363, “Righteous hair”

| October 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

Review spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zWUJXbg-ShYgZLfBWIqCih3G_DgFdujgkZsrDsFllxA/edit?usp=drive_web#gid=1

News

The Metal Hallmark Enterprise can be ordered now and is $45.99. Ships Oct 17.

Actress Hannah Spear to play Saru’s Kelpien sister Serana in DSC S2.

Read more on Episode 363, “Righteous hair”…

Continue Reading

Episode 362, “Where no Q has gone before”

| October 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

Review spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zWUJXbg-ShYgZLfBWIqCih3G_DgFdujgkZsrDsFllxA/edit?usp=drive_web#gid=1

News

NYCC

No mid-season break for DSC S2.

S2 begins Jan 17.

S2 shot in 2.39:1 instead of 2:1.

If you subscribe to CBS All Access at the cheaper with-commercials rate, the shorts still have no commercials.

S2: L’Rell is seen with hair. The explanation is that Klingons DO have hair – they just shave their heads in wartime.

Ep 9 of DSC wrapped last week. Director: Jonathan Frakes

Read more on Episode 362, “Where no Q has gone before”…

Continue Reading

Episode 361, “Oh, brother”

| September 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

Review spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zWUJXbg-ShYgZLfBWIqCih3G_DgFdujgkZsrDsFllxA/edit?usp=drive_web#gid=1

News

Lenovo PC that is an Enterprise A model with built-in projector pic.twitter.com/zzVVOFedaZ

https://hothardware.com/news/lenovo-uss-enterprise-star-trek-pc-warp-speed-core-i9-rtx-2080

The Star Trek Tour in Ticonderoga, NY will feature Anson Mount as Captain Pike “Christmas with the Captains” Dec 7 & 8. They’re building a set from “The Cage” for photos. Oh and William Shatner will be there too.

NYCC in one week

Star Trek: Discovery Short Treks on Thursday

Read more on Episode 361, “Oh, brother”…

Continue Reading

Episode 360, “Ask Darrell about clip six”

| September 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

Review spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zWUJXbg-ShYgZLfBWIqCih3G_DgFdujgkZsrDsFllxA/edit?usp=drive_web#gid=1

News

4 Short Treks begin Oct 4 on CBS All Access:

Runaway (unknown aliens)

Calypso (Tilly)

The Brightest Star (Saru)

The Escape Artist (Harry Mudd)

October 19 – 21, 2018​ you can visit the ST Continues studios for free! There will be guests including Chris Doohan. https://www.stage9studios.com/visit

Read more on Episode 360, “Ask Darrell about clip six”…

Continue Reading

Episode 359, “Doppelganger action”

| September 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

Review spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zWUJXbg-ShYgZLfBWIqCih3G_DgFdujgkZsrDsFllxA/edit?usp=drive_web#gid=1

News:

Picard show will take place in 2399

Ten Forward:

Chris on Twitter: With all of the Trek series and movies that have happened after TOS, I am kind of shocked that The Guardian of Forever hasn’t been used or even mentioned (I think). Does that surprise you as well?

Read more on Episode 359, “Doppelganger action”…

Continue Reading

Episode 358, “That’s what happens when you’re old”

| September 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

Review spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zWUJXbg-ShYgZLfBWIqCih3G_DgFdujgkZsrDsFllxA/edit?usp=drive_web#gid=1

News

Yesterday was Star Trek day. (Sept 8)

The end of DSC had a treaty signing with the Klingons – deleted.

DS9 composer Dennis McCarthy to score “What We Left Behind” documentary.

Star Trek Discovery will be at NYCC.

Read more on Episode 358, “That’s what happens when you’re old”…

Continue Reading

Episode 357, “We do it for the high pay”

| September 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

Review spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zWUJXbg-ShYgZLfBWIqCih3G_DgFdujgkZsrDsFllxA/edit?usp=drive_web#gid=1

News

Star Trek is the 2018 Governer’s Award recipient.

Even more generic Star Trek t-shirts now available on Amazon.

Ten Forward:

Chris on Twitter: In all seriousness, why do u think the security in TOS was written to be so bad?

Read more on Episode 357, “We do it for the high pay”…

Continue Reading

Episode 356, “Thank you for flying Trans American”

| August 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

Review spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zWUJXbg-ShYgZLfBWIqCih3G_DgFdujgkZsrDsFllxA/edit?usp=drive_web#gid=1

News

Exclusive Voyager tees on Amazon: amzn.to/2wg1tZi pic.twitter.com/bSb1GTbwPJ

Star Trek Tour

Ten Forward:

Chris on Twitter: Which would u rather do: go bowling with the TOS crew on the Enterprise or go on a holodeck adventure with the TNG crew on the Enterprise D?

Read more on Episode 356, “Thank you for flying Trans American”…

Continue Reading

Episode 355, “Sparcely concentrated”

| August 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

Review spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zWUJXbg-ShYgZLfBWIqCih3G_DgFdujgkZsrDsFllxA/edit?usp=drive_web#gid=1

News

Discovery’s Spock to be played by Ethan Peck. (Gregory Peck’s grandson)

Ten Forward:

Chris on Twitter: Which are you more excited for: Discovery season 2 or the Picard series?

Read more on Episode 355, “Sparcely concentrated”…

Continue Reading

Episode 354, “Indiana Picard and the Kingdom of the Crystalline Entity”

| August 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Discord: http://discord.thisweekintrek.com

Twitch: http://twitch.tv/starmiketv

Review spreadsheet

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1zWUJXbg-ShYgZLfBWIqCih3G_DgFdujgkZsrDsFllxA/edit?usp=drive_web#gid=1

News

(clip 1:09) Patrick Stewart announcing the new show (massive applause edited out).

CBS wants Star Trek to be on year-round, not necessarily many shows at once.

Season 1 of DSC is available for preorder now & ships in November. $50.

DCS Makeup designer Glenn Ketrick says the Klingons will be revamped again, some with hair, because the different houses are all genetically different.

Paramount salary negotiations with Chrises Pine & Hemsworth break down.

Read more on Episode 354, “Indiana Picard and the Kingdom of the Crystalline Entity”…

Continue Reading