Standard Orbit 211: Kicked Upstairs / by Richard Marquez

Gene Roddenberry and Harve Bennett.


Running Time: 50 minutes 43 seconds

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From the launch of the original series through Star Trek: The Motion Picture; Gene Roddenberry was synonymous with all things Star Trek. With the franchise's future in the balance and in order to bring in a new movie with strict cost control and more resembling the TV show: Harve Bennett was brought in to deliver.

Zach and Ken discuss this interesting dynamic between these two men and the unpleasantness surrounding their relationship. We focus on the irony of how both individuals actually had a great positive impact on each other but jealousy and pettiness never allowed these two giants in Star Trek lore reconcile their relationship.


Welcome to Standard Orbit! (00:01:23)
From the Beginning... (00:03:01)
He was a Tough Guy (00:07:26)
Brutally Honest (00:15:20)
Here is the Irony (00:28:19)
Their Last Conversation (00:38:40)
Final Thoughts (00:41:55)
Closing (00:49:58)


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Zach Moore (Producer) Ken Tripp (Editory & Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Nicolas Anastassiou (Associate Producer) Tim Robertson (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Associate Producer) Corey Elrod (Associate Producer) Dan Rhodes (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager)