Standard Orbit 31: The Citizen Kane of Star Trek / by Drew Stewart

Arena Commentary.

Events from The Original Series don't get mentioned much in the later series, so when they do, it's a big deal. When The Sisko wanted to talk to Kirk about battling the Gorn on Cestus III, it gave the impression that perhaps "Arena" was his favorite classic Trek. In this episode of Standard Orbit, Mike and Drew bring you a commentary for this fan favorite. We talk visiting the Vasquez Rocks, the aspect ratio of the Enterprise viewscreen, and the concept of trench warfare vs meeting the enemy face-to-face, among a myriad of other subjects. And don't worry, you don't have to be watching the episode to enjoy our talk!

Running Time: 1 hour 2 minutes 18 seconds


Hosts

Drew Stewart and Mike Schindler

 

Topics

Preparing for Arena (1:12)
Teaser (4:09)
Act 1 (6:39)
Act 2 (17:59)
Act 3 (27:46)
Act 4 (38:17)
Thoughts on Arena (53:48)
Closing (54:52)


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