25 episodes

Insight and news about the world of Star Trek from Michael Gaines and Cara Donley

Keep on Trekkin': A Star Trek Podcast Michael Gaines and Cara Donley

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    • 4.6 • 7 Ratings

Insight and news about the world of Star Trek from Michael Gaines and Cara Donley

    Episode 15, "Does Zora dream of electric sheep?"

    Episode 15, "Does Zora dream of electric sheep?"

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    EVENTS

    • Jan 1, 2022 @ 9pm PT: #TOSSatNight - Balance of Terror

    • Jan 4, 2022 @ 1pm PT: #StarTrekHour - TNG S2E11 "Contagion"

    • Sep 4, 5, and 8, 2022: The Wrath of Khan 40th Anniversary in theaters



    TREK TWEETS

    • Doritos!



    EPISODE INSIGHT

    Star Trek: Discovery - Season 4, Episode 7: ...But to Connect

    • Doug Jones on The Ready Room

    • behind the scenes photos

    • details of the emblems/voting

    • Khitomer Accords


    Vocab:

    • experto credite

    • multilateral

    • Polyphemus moth


    Next Episode: PRO S1E6 - Contribute your Five Word Episode Summaries and Q&A via Discord, Twitter, or email! We'd love to hear from you :)


    Outro Sounder: David Ajala and Sonequa Martin-Green behind the scenes

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 14, "We need Murf merch"

    Episode 14, "We need Murf merch"

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    NEWS

    • New Star Trek show dates

    • Paramount+ Prime Deal ends Jan3

    • Star Trek leaving Amazon Prime and Hulu

    • New Discovery comics: StarTrek.com + DSTN reports

    • Congrats to Anson Mount and his wife Darah on the birth of Clover!


    EVENTS

    • Jan 1, 2022 @ 9pm PT: #TOSSatNight - Balance of Terror

    • Dec 28, 2021 @ 1pm PT: #StarTrekHour - DS9 S2E5 "Cardassians"

    • Mar 5, 2022: William Shatner in Pittsburgh, PA

    • Apr-Jul 2022: Armin Shimerman in Kansas City for "The Play That Goes Wrong"


    TREK TWEETS

    • Janeway and Rhys!


    OUR WEEK IN TREK

    • Strange New Worlds podcast: audio + host announcement

    • ST Wholesomeposting

    • You're A Mean One, Mr. Spock


    TEN FORWARD

    Thanks for contributing discussion questions via Twitter, email, or Discord!

    • Chris asks: What Trek present (real or imagined) would be the best gift you could receive?

    • Murf plushie!


    EPISODE INSIGHT

    Star Trek: Discovery - Season 4, Episode 6: Stormy Weather


    • Jeff Russo on Stormy Weather

    • baked potato comment

    • Behind the Scenes photos

    • The Ready Room

    • Interview with Jonathan Frakes


    Next Episode: DSC S4E7 - Once you've watched, challenge yourself to sum up the episode in five words. Send it to us to be read on the show! :D


    Outro Sounder: Doug Jones sings to us!

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Episode 13, "Stardate 8675309"

    Episode 13, "Stardate 8675309"

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    NEWS

    • Star Trek Resurgence

    • Aaron Baiers is the new President of TV with Secret Hideout

    • Shatner in Space

    • Spock Ears donated to Smithsonian

    • Noah's Discord


    EVENTS

    • Dec 18, 2021 @ 9pm PT: #TOSSatNight - The Naked Time

    • Dec 21, 2021 @ 1pm PT: #StarTrekHour - TNG S2E13 "Time Squared"

    • Mar 18-20, 2022: William Shatner at GalaxyCon Richmond


    TREK TWEETS

    • Denise Crosby


    OUR WEEK IN TREK

    • TrekTo47 on Instagram

    • Discovering Trek with Dan and Kevin Hageman

    • Infinite Diversity with John Ottman


    TEN FORWARD

    Thanks for contributing discussion questions via Twitter, email, or Discord!

    • Chris asks: Is there any TOS episode that you feel needed to be done in two episodes instead of one?


    EPISODE INSIGHT

    Star Trek: Discovery - Season 4, Episode 4: All Is Possible


    • Vasquez Rocks

    • Saurian diplomat


    Star Trek: Discovery - Season 4, Episode 5: The Examples


    • Shlerm


    Next Episode: DSC S4E6 - Once you've watched, challenge yourself to sum up the episode in five words. Send it to us to be read on the show! :D


    Outro Sounder: Sulu Sings A Christmas Song

    • 1 hr 35 min
    Episode 12, "Diplomacy +15"

    Episode 12, "Diplomacy +15"

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    NEWS

    • Vanguard ebooks 99c each + h/t to David Mack

    • EXO-6 Mirror Spock

    • Una McCormack's new novel + preorder

    • Anthony Rapp for P+

    • David Ajala named one of IndieWire's 25 Best Breakthrough Performances of 2021


    EVENTS

    • Dec 4, 2021 @ 9pm PT: #TOSSatNight - The Enemy Within

    • Dec 7, 2021 @ 1pm PT: #StarTrekHour - TNG S1E17 "When the Bough Breaks"

    • Dec 13, 2021 @ 8pm: Maps and Mistletoe with Ronnie Rowe Jr. on Lifetime

    • Jan 15, 2022: TrekTalks livestream telethon to benefit Hollywood Food Coalition

    • William Shatner at Raleigh NC GalaxyCon


    TREK TWEETS

    • Find new Trek friends!


    OUR WEEK IN TREK

    • Tawny Newsome

    • Nami Melumad

    • Armin Shimerman

    • Strange New Worlds podcast

    • Sumalee Montano


    TEN FORWARD

    Thanks for contributing discussion questions via Twitter, email, or Discord!

    • Chris asks: What Star Trek uniform would you think would be the most comfortable to wear?

    • Anthony and Wilson on Disco S4 uniforms

    • Los asks: With Disco, LD, Prodigy, and Strange New Worlds (which is coming soon), which actors would you like to see guest star?


    EPISODE INSIGHT

    Star Trek: Discovery - Season 4, Episode 3: Choose to Live


    Schwarzchild metric

    • Vulcan seating area

    • Arie'mnu + h/t to @spoowriter

    • Shatner History channel ad

    • DS9 bar traits

    • Linus playing piano


    Next Episode: DSC S4E5 - Once you've watched, challenge yourself to sum up the episode in five words. Send it to us to be read on the show! :D


    Outro Sounder: Seinfeld, S2E5 "The Apartment"w

    • 1 hr 35 min
    Episode 11, "Use the force, Book"

    Episode 11, "Use the force, Book"

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    NEWS

    • Disco is back on the air internationally! @StarTrek • Anthony Rapp • Writer's Room

    • Star Trek IV turned 35!

    • Star Trek: First Contact turned 25!

    • Prodigy airing on Nickelodeon starting Dec17

    • LeVar Burton developing a Trivial Pursuit TV show



    EVENTS

    • Nov 27, 2021 @ 9pm PT: #TOSSatNight - Mudd's Women + Mudd's Passion

    • Nov 30, 2021 @ 1pm PT: #StarTrekHour - DS9 S2E4 "Invasive Procedures"

    • Jan 8, 2022 @ 2pm ET: GalaxyCon DS9 Panel



    TREK TWEETS

    • Laddie!



    OUR WEEK IN TREK

    Discovery Cast Interviews: IGN • Space • Trek Central • CBS Local News • CBS Mornings



    TEN FORWARD

    Thanks for contributing discussion questions via Twitter, email, or Discord!

    • Chris asks: Is there any Star Trek story arc’s that didn’t work for you?

    • Ben asks: If you had to pick max 1 character per Star Trek show to assemble a dream crew, who is your: Captain, First officer,...



    EPISODE INSIGHT

    Star Trek: Discovery - Season 4, Episode 2: Anomaly


    • Our Nearest Stars


    Next Episode: DSC S4E4 - Once you've watched, challenge yourself to sum up the episode in five words. Send it to us to be read on the show! :D


    Outro Sounder: William Shatner Thanksgiving PSA Remix

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Episode 10, "Starflix"

    Episode 10, "Starflix"

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    EVENTS

    • Nov 20, 2021 @ 9pm PT: #TOSSatNight - The Corbomite Maneuver

    • Nov 23, 2021 @ 1pm PT: #StarTrekHour - TNG S1E11 "Haven"

    • Dec 3-5, 2021: Nichelle Nichols Farewell Celebration at LA Comic Con

    • Sep 30-Oct 2, 2022: Destination Star Trek 2022


    OUR WEEK IN TREK

    • Murf's Turf Podcast

    • Leonard Nimoy for Magnavox

    • The Center Seat

    • Communicator


    TEN FORWARD

    Thanks for contributing discussion questions via Twitter, email, or Discord!

    • Chris asks: Would you put T’pol from Enterprise in your top 5 list of Vulcans in Star Trek?

    • Grumpy Los asks: Do you think that Star Trek will one day go beyond the Milky Way?

    • Math asked a spoiler question answered in the Discovery section!


    EPISODE INSIGHT

    36:26 Star Trek: Prodigy - Season 1, Episode 5: Terror Firma


    • Beauregard


    57:40 Star Trek: Discovery - Season 4, Episode 1: Kobayashi Maru

    DSC S4E1


    • StarTrekLogs on IG


    Next Episode: DSC S4E2 - Once you've watched, challenge yourself to sum up the episode in five words. Send it to us to be read on the show! :D


    Outro Sounder: Patrick Stewart on SNL, once again

    • 1 hr 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Jrbtreke ,

Great podcast

Great podcast it was a shame it stopped still worth going back and listening to this and it’s Predecessor This Week In Trek.

Kasaraman ,

Rebooted: episode 0

Totally love that you used the Animated Series theme music in the announcement.

Love the show.

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