114 episodes

Your weekly deep-dive into the archives of Roddenberry Entertainment, from the personal files of Gene Roddenberry. Each week, “Dr. Trek” himself, Larry Nemecek, and his guest host will take a behind-the-scenes look at documents that haven’t been viewed in decades—many being revealed publicly for the very first time!

The Trek Files: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast Trek.fm

    • TV & Film
    • 4.8, 74 Ratings

Your weekly deep-dive into the archives of Roddenberry Entertainment, from the personal files of Gene Roddenberry. Each week, “Dr. Trek” himself, Larry Nemecek, and his guest host will take a behind-the-scenes look at documents that haven’t been viewed in decades—many being revealed publicly for the very first time!

    Star Trek publications request - Cornell University - 1973

    Star Trek publications request - Cornell University - 1973

    Return with special guest Jacqueline Lichtenberg to the early days of fandom when newsletters, 'zines, and conventions helped keep Star Trek alive. A letter from Cornell University requesting Star Trek fan resources kicks off the conversation on this week's episode of The Trek Files.

    See the documents: http://facebook.com/thetrekfiles

    • 24 min
    Fan letters to Gene Roddenberry - 1970s

    Fan letters to Gene Roddenberry - 1970s

    Fans of all ages have been inspired by Star Trek since the beginning of its TV run. Those fans who are invested in every detail of the show made sure Gene Roddenberry heard their opinions, their desires and their nitpicks, especially when it looked like their favorite show would be revived as a movie.

    See the documents: http://facebook.com/thetrekfiles

    • 25 min
    Profanity in Star Trek - Majel Barrett Roddenberry - 1994

    Profanity in Star Trek - Majel Barrett Roddenberry - 1994

    Profanity in Star Trek? Say it isn't so! Majel Barrett Roddenberry responds to a fan letter in 1994 over concerns about the language in Star Trek IV. We've got special guest Rod Roddenberry here to talk about his mother's legacy and the place of questionable language in the Trek franchise.

    See the documents: http://facebook.com/thetrekfiles

    • 18 min
    Gene Roddenberry's first thoughts on TNG - October 1986

    Gene Roddenberry's first thoughts on TNG - October 1986

    It's Star Trek The Next Generation as you've never seen it! Featuring Captain William T. English, Number One Walter T. Raleigh, Science Officer "Con," and Data the Asian android! Check out Gene Roddenberry's first take on what would be Star Trek's return to the small screen on this week's Trek Files.

    See the documents: http://facebook.com/thetrekfiles

    • 23 min
    Star Trek Lives draft introduction - 1975

    Star Trek Lives draft introduction - 1975

    We revisit one our earlier documents this week - Gene Roddenberry's draft introduction to Star Trek Lives! - but from a new angle. Co-author and fan-fiction stalwart Jacqueline Lichtenberg joins Larry to discuss early Trek fandom and crossing over into professional realms.

    See the documents: http://facebook.com/thetrekfiles

    • 25 min
    Isaac Asimov and the Laws of Robotics - 1986

    Isaac Asimov and the Laws of Robotics - 1986

    What if Star Trek The Next Generation had an android character as a regular? The idea was on Bob Justman's mind in October 1986 when he sent a memo to Gene Roddenberry suggesting they get in touch with Gene's old friend Isaac Asimov. The Trek Files welcomes back Dr. Erin Macdonald to talk about AI, science and robotics in Trek!

    See the documents: http://facebook.com/thetrekfiles

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
74 Ratings

74 Ratings

Hennessy Badger ,

Treat yourself to the Trek Files

The Trek Files is a delight to listen to each week. Thank you Mr. Nemecek and Roddenberry Entertainment for producing such a treat for Star Trek fans.

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Federation Council ,

Great for any Trek fan

Larry's credentials are well known and each week, he gives us a glimpse into some new corner of the Trek legend, accompanied by a Trek veteran who shares a ton of great stories.
This is a must listen.

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