Where No Man Has Gone Before.
In this episode of Standard Orbit, Ken and Zach are joined by Melodic Trek's Brandon-Shea Mutala to dive deep into Star Trek's second pilot and and discuss what makes Where No Man Has Gone Before such a great launching point for the original series.
Where does this episode rank among the rest of TOS? Should it have been broadcast first instead of The Man Trap? What aesthetic changes were made to the series between Where No Man Has Gone Before and TOS proper, and were they for the better? All this and much more, plus our thoughts on Star Trek Remastered as well as Gary Lockwood and Sally Kellerman's panel at this year's Star Trek Las Vegas!
Welcome to Standard Orbit! (00:01:11)
Episode Synopsis (00:03:03)
Initial Thoughts (00:04:37)
Shot First, Aired Third? (00:18:38)
Series Aesthetic: The Pilots vs. TOS (00:25:07)
Updated Special Effects/Star Trek Remastered (00:35:31)
Gary Lockwood and Sally Kellerman at STLV (00:50:58)
Final Thoughts (00:56:06)
Thank You for Listening to Standard Orbit (01:05:52)
Ken Tripp and Zach Moore
C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer), Ken Tripp (Executive Producer), Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer), Charlene Schmiedt (Executive Producer), Zach Moore (Editor), Renee Roberts (Associate Producer), Richard Rutledge (Associate Producer), Aaron Harvey (Associate Producer), Richard Marquez (Production Manager)
TOS Stars in The Twilight Zone. In this episode of Standard Orbit, hosts Ken Tripp and Zach Moore are joined by Tom Elliot to discuss five episodes of The Twilight Zone that feature members of the TOS main cast. Tom it the host of The Twilight Zone Podcast and it's an honor to have him along with us on our journey into the fifth dimension. Next stop...the Twilight Zone!
The Wrath of Khan's Re-release. In this episode of Standard Orbit, hosts Ken Tripp and Zach Moore reflect on the most iconic Star Trek film of them all, discussing their first impressions, the Director's Cut, Nicholas Meyer's insightful commentaries, and more!
Scary Star Trek. How old were you when started watching Star Trek? Were you turning away or did something catch you so off guard it made you jump and catch your breath? Zach and Brandi warp into the scariest scenes from the lens of their childhood and how the views have changed or still have an impact as an adult viewer.
Star Trek in Commercials. We play and reflect on some of the most entertaining and memorable TV ads featuring the Star Trek brand, including Shatner pitching the VIC-20.
Ken takes the helm to discuss happenings across the network and answers your questions with some email responses as well. A quick and light Standard Orbit.
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