Standard Orbit 55: Should Have Been The B Plot / by Drew Stewart

Nyota Uhura.

Of all the characters in The Original Series, probably none was more underutilized than Uhura. In this episode of Standard Orbit, Mike and Drew talk about the communications officer of the original Enterprise who could have been so much more had times been different. It seems that Uhura was just filling a seat that needed to be filled on the bridge. Was this a matter of race, or just of her not being one of the three main characters? Find out what we think of how Uhura was used, and how more plots should have rightly focused on her.

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Running Time: 47 minutes 15 seconds


Hosts

Drew Stewart and Mike Schindler

 

Editor and Producer

Drew Stewart

 

Associate Producers

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Chapters

Meet Nyota (1:40)
Use in The Original Series (5:27)
Use in The Movies (14:26)
Use in The JJ-Verse (23:08)
Closing (29:18)

 

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