Episode 7: Trek/Wars – Battle of the Franchises


Star Trek Beyond isn’t the only highly anticipated science fiction movie coming out in the next few months. Of course, we are all gearing up for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which hits theaters in just a couple of short weeks. Over the years, Star Trek and Star Wars have acted like sister franchises, playing off of each other and apart from each other. This week, we take a look at these two iconic franchises and how they have helped or hindered each others’ success in the business of science fiction franchises and what creative decisions brought the two together or pulled them farther apart.

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Shuttle Pod: Episode 7 – Trek/Wars – Battle of the Franchises

Tidbits from this week’s podcast:

Star Trek/Star Wars Franchise Timeline
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William Shatner honors George Lucas at the 2005 AFI Life Achievement Awards