Wil Wheaton Beams Into Mission Log May 19, 2015by Jared Whitley , Filed under: Mission Log Podcast , 8 comments
Our friends at Mission Log are doing a wonderful job chronicling the development of the Star Trek philosophy, providing a detailed of each episode sequentially week after week. This week, however, they’ve added a “supplemental” with an exclusive almost two-hour interview with Wil Wheaton. The candid discussion focuses more on the young actor’s experience on the show in the 80s rather than some of the Wesley-bashing that came afterward, nerd-friendly ruminations about levelling up as a human, and Wheaton’s reactions to watching episodes nowadays.
Podcast: Misssion Log 107 – Star Trek: TNG’s ‘Datalore’ October 16, 2014by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Mission Log Podcast,TNG , comments closed
The 13th episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation gives us two Spiners for the price of one, with Data’s rascally twin Lore being introduced. Listen to the Mission Log gang discuss "Datalore" in the latest podcast below.
Mission Log 107: Star Trek TNG “The Big Goodbye” October 9, 2014by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Mission Log Podcast,TNG , comments closed
The 12th episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation introduces "Dixon Hill" and the whole sub-genre of the holodeck malfunction episode. Listen to the Mission Log gang discuss "The Big Goodbye" in the latest podcast below.
Mission Log: Star Trek TNG’s Haven October 2, 2014by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Mission Log Podcast , comments closed
Lwaxana Troi makes her first visit to the USS Enterprise and she is bringing Deanna’s future husband an in-laws with her. The Mission Log guys delve into Star Trek: The Next Generation’s "Haven" below.
Mission Log: Star Trek TNG’s ‘Hide and Q’ September 25, 2014by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Mission Log Podcast , comments closed
Q returns for the first time since the Star Trek: The Next Generation pilot and this time he sets his omnipotent focus on Riker. Today’s Mission Log snaps its fingers at TNG’s “Hide and Q,” take a listen below.
New Mission Log: Star Trek TNG’s ‘The Battle’ September 18, 2014by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Mission Log Podcast , comments closed
This episode marks the return of the Ferengi, both to Star Trek: The Next Generation and to the life of Jean Luc Picard. It turns out his first time meeting the Ferengi was long before The Last Outpost. And now, he is forced to remember it and relive it, with potentially deadly results. How will they escape? Find out when we put “The Battle” in the Mission Log.
Mission Log: Star Trek: TNG’s ‘Justice’ September 11, 2014by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Mission Log Podcast,TNG , comments closed
The crew of the Enterprise D visit a planet full of scantily clad care-free joggers, what could possibly go wrong. Wesley! Listen to John and Ken take on Star Trek: The Next Generation’s “Justice” in the brand new Mission Log podcast below.
New Mission Log: Star Trek TNG’s The Last Outpost August 21, 2014by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Mission Log Podcast,Review,TNG , comments closed
The Enterprise is chasing a Ferengi vessel. What is a Ferengi? Exactly. Small and scheming or big and bad? Find out when John and Ken put Star Trek: The Next Generation’s “The Last Outpost” in the Mission Log.
New Mission Log: Code of Honor August 14, 2014by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Mission Log Podcast , comments closed
The Mission Log Podcast continues its journey through every episode of Star Trek. And, we mean every episode. This week, they take a look at TNG’s “Code of Honor”, a mission of mercy to Ligon II that goes wrong for the Enterprise.
New Mission Log: Okudas Talk TOS Remastered + How ‘Spock’s Brain’ Influenced Effects For Star Trek V July 24, 2014by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Mission Log Podcast , comments closed
Now that the original series Star Trek movies have been dissected, this week’s Mission Log podcast takes a pause before starting in on Star Trek: The Next Generation. This ‘Supplemental’ pocast revisits some of the TOS movies and includes a conversation with Mike and Denise Okuda. Listen to it below.
The last flight of the original crew is full of deep topics and high adventure. The Klingon Empire is collapsing. Some want to let it, though it falls to Captain Kirk of all people to make sure the empire survives. But forces are working against peace between the Klingons and the Federation on both sides. Mystery! Court drama! A prison break! And best of all – a WORKING Enterprise. We are putting Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country in the Mission Log.
New Mission Log Podcast: Star Trek V: The Final Frontier July 10, 2014by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Mission Log Podcast , comments closed
In Star Trek II we found Khan. In Star Trek III we found Spock. In Star Trek IV we found whales. What is bigger than all of that? One of us is looking for God. And – surprise! We find Spock’s brother! And we weren’t even searching for him. Strap in for a fun movie… or a movie, anyway. It’s Star Trek V: The Final Frontier.
Hello, computer? It’s another Mission Log Podcast! This week, John and Ken voyage back to Earth, 1986. Their mission? To capture a pair of breeding humpbacked… people? And deliver them safely into the future. Leonard Nimoy once again takes the director’s chair for Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (aka “the one with the whales”), and puts together a really first rate production. Don’t like Star Trek IV? Well, double dumb-ass on you! Hit the jump for the latest Mission Log!
In this week’s episode of the Mission Log, John and Ken dive into yet another fan-loved film, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock. It’s got everything! Mini Spock! Genesis planet! 1980’s hair cuts! Klingon bastards! Have a listen to the break down of the story of TSFS, how it was perceived during its debut in 1984, and how it holds up today. Listen to the latest Mission Log episode in our sidebar to your right, or hit the jump for embedded audio goodness.Then, tell us what you think in the comments!Mission Log Podcast , comments closed
Another week, another episode of the Mission Log Podcast. This week, hosts John and Ken continue their look back at the Original Series movies with Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. Hailed by many as the best Star Trek film, the Wrath of Khan has become iconic in modern popular culture. From Ricardo Montalban’s stunning performance (and glistening chest) to the infamous KHHHAAAAAAN! scream by Captain Kirk to the heartwarming (and arguably unimitatable) final scene between our captain and science officer.
This is it. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. Seriously. What else is there to say?
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Roddenberry’s Mission Log Podcast Now Available on TrekMovie.com [UPDATE: Never Before Seen Photos & Documents from TMP] June 12, 2014by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Mission Log Podcast,TrekMovie.com,Web , comments closed
TrekMovie.com is happy to announce a new partnership with our favorite Star Trek Podcast: The Mission Log, A Roddenberry Entertainment podcast. Join hosts John Champion and Ken Ray as they explore Star Trek one episode at a time and in chronological order. And do it from the comfort of our home page! Having finished off all three seasons of The Original Series and both of The Animated Series, the Mission Log boys are now ready to tackle the Original Series movies, starting today. You can find the latest episode of The Mission Log in our sidebar.
UPDATE: Mission Log has released never before seen photos and a memo explaining the backstory of Spock for The Motion Picture. Check them out below!