[Gates McFadden interview starts at 19:05]
After a look at the news—new John de Lancie updates via Cameo, Discovery’s costume awards win, the new Fleet Command ads featuring Sonequa Martin-Green and Karl Urban, and the latest business news from Paramount+ and ViacomCBS—Tony and Laurie eagerly welcome guest Gates McFadden to chat about her new podcast InvestiGates: Who Do You Think You Are? and her work on the upcoming History Channel documentary The Center Seat: 55 Years Of Star Trek. She also talks about TNG’s “Sub Rosa” (!), directing the episode “Genesis,” and Beverly Crusher’s past as well as her future.
The podcasters wrap up with a look at a Q&A session from the very first Star Trek convention and William Shatner’s guest appearance on Mork & Mindy.
Links to topics discussed in the pod:
Laurie: Dorothy Fontana & Majel Barrett talk to fans at the first Star Trek convention (from Fact Trek, via Neil Shurley’s Star Trekking newsletter)
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