They also reminisce about auditioning for TNG, and name the worst episodes of the series.
His Silicon Valley Comic Con kicks off this weekend.
Being Captain Picard wasn’t as awesome as it might have appeared.
The bestselling author also talks about his upcoming Star Trek: Titan novel and returning to the Kelvin universe.
A brief moment from Star Trek: The Next Generation launched a meme that sparked a revolution.
Plus updates on Karl Urban, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Patrick Stewart, and Linda Park.
Mirror Picard faces off with Mirror Riker. Spock and Uhura make a discovery on New Vulcan, and John Byrne kicks Kirk out of time.
Star Trek and baseball, two great traditions, once again meet this season with special days celebrating the 30th anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
We also have updates from Linda Park and Robert Picardo, and Trek fans mourn Lawrence Montaigne.
Get a video sneak peek of what it’s like to ride it.
Also, watch Doug Drexler tour the TNG exhibits from the Sci-Fi Museum, and Michael Westmore give a tour of his ‘Lifeforms’ exhibit.
In new interviews, the Star Trek: The Next Generation star said he has his TNG co-stars to thank for a long and more relaxed life, discusses how TNG was snubbed by the Emmys, shows off his French version of Picard and more.
If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about Star Trek: TNG’s Jean Luc Picard, you’re in luck! You’ll be able to read his autobiography later this year. Also: news about the first book tied into Star Trek: Discovery.
Sir Patrick Stewart is facepalming again, Alexander Siddig is leading a shadowy league, William Shatner is dancing the can-can and Chris Pine and J.J. Abrams are awarding Zachary Quinto. See all that and more in our latest Star Trek ‘CelebWatch’ update.
Last week was Toy Fair in NYC and a number of familiar and new Star Trek licensees were showing off their latest Star Trek products and announcing some new ones. TrekMovie has reached out to each to get more details on some of the exciting Trek products coming soon. Check it out below.
This week the Shuttle Pod crew examine Dr. Kate Pulaski, perhaps one of Trek’s least-loved major characters. She was mean to Data (“Dahta”), was condescending, and even dissed Picard her first day on the job. But, did Pulaski’s drama and conflict provide a missing aspect of the Enterprise crew that was sorely needed?
To finish out the 50th, TrekMovie’s Jared Whitley looks at the franchise’s five decades of history, divided by the classical “Ages of Man” – but with an appropriately Trek twist. Today he looks at the third decade and the unprecedented popularity of TNG.
Is the “mean captain” from Chain of Command not really mean, but just a pushy boss? Might he actually be awesome? One YouTuber says yes.
Picard is the kind of captain who can energize his crew with an inspiring speech right around the climax of an episode. Is Picard the best speech-giver in all of Star Trek? This week, the Shuttle Pod crew take a look at Picard’s best speeches.
There’s a lot on Star Trek to be thankful for; here’s one fan’s list.
We talk to Denise Crosby about being Sela in Star Trek Online, and the possibilities for Star Trek: Discovery.
During the last golden age of Star Trek on television from 1993-2005, fans became ever more connected due to the internet, and specifically fan sites dedicated to Trek and message boards. While this was wonderful in bringing us together, every episode and series was analyzed, criticized, and the writers sometimes vilified. Of the many who faced the ire of Trek fans during the respective runs of Voyager and Enterprise, none received as much vitriol as Brannon Braga despite him being responsible for some of the most celebrated Star Trek episodes in the entire franchise.
Who says Star Trek isn’t sexy? Who says women can’t be nerdy-sexy too? No one! Especially not with TrekGeek’s new line of Star Trek inspired swimwear.
CBS Home Entertainment has announced that it is releasing new Blu-ray complete series sets for the The Original Series and The Next Generation in brand new packaging in time for the 50th anniversary. For fans in North America this is the first time a nicely boxed up complete set has been made available for the Blu-ray releases of the two series. Pics of the new boxes after the break.
Celebrating the show that practically invented wearables (com badges, anyone?), this new line of Star Trek: The Next Generation smartwatch faces from Little Labs is a sweet way to show off your favorite franchise.
The Next Generation may not be celebrating an important milestone (like VOY’s 20 years this year or TOS’s 50 years next year), but we felt it was time to take a look back at what is arguably the most commercially successful incarnation of the Star Trek franchise. This week, Brian and Jared are joined by Kayla Iacovino to talk about The Next Generation. How does it stand up to a modern audience? If you were to remake TNG for 2015, what would you change? What would you keep the same? The trio dive into topics such as characters, story lines, message, and even costumes, set dressings, and hair styles. And starting today, you can listen to the podcast on iTunes or on Pocket Casts!
Check out a fan’s ambitious project to build the Enterprise-D in virtual form.
Propworx will be holding the next installment of their Star Trek Auction series this weekend as part of Creation Entertainment’s Star Trek Las Vegas convention. With interest in Star Trek as keen as ever by both serious collectors as well as first time buyers, and happening in the midst of Creation’s flagship annual event, bidding is expected to be fast and furious this weekend.
William Shatner’s documentary about the tumultuous early years of Star Trek: The Next Generation goes straight to the web, and we’ve got the details.
Michael Dorn wants to put Worf in the center seat, and he’s asking fans for their help.