Star Trek may have started without much fanfare, but its popularity has increased exponentially. As demonstrated by this podcast, the launch of a new Star Trek series is now an event. But how has that manifested itself over the years?
In this episode of The Edge, hosts Aaron Harvey and Mike Schindler are joined by Lee Hutchison and Zach Moore to recount their personal experiences leading up to the release of each modern Star Trek. Was there resistance to The Next Generation? How was Deep Space Nine different? Did Voyager live up to its promise? And did the lead-ups differ from Discovery?
The Next Generation (00:06:16)
Deep Space Nine (00:19:48)
Aaron Harvey and Mike Schindler
Lee Hutchison and Zach Moore
Mike Schindler (Editor) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Tony Robinson (Associate Producer) Lisa Slack (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager)
More Themes in Discovery. We discuss more elements from the first nine episodes—including diversity, IDIC, social progression, guilt and regret—and how we connect with them on a personal level.
Easter Eggs in Discovery. We discuss our favorite hidden references to past Star Trek that can be found in the first nine episodes of Discovery.
Themes in Discovery. We discuss themes found in the first nine episodes—including power and manipulation, logic vs. emotion, and fear vs. safety—and how we connect with them on a personal level.
Season One, Part One Recap. We reflect on the first nine episodes of Star Trek: Discovery, including spore drive, spinning saucers, characters, and much more.
Parallel Universes. As we deep-dive into “Into the Forest I Go,” we speculate on the true nature of Star Trek: Discovery and why we may have been watching something different than we thought.
Into the Forest I Go. We’re joined by Sarah Buck to discuss the ninth episode of Star Trek: Discovery, and Max Hegel to compare the midseason cliffhanger with those of past Star Trek.
Fan Response to “Into the Forest I Go.” We discuss all the feedback we’ve received from listeners of The Edge—both positive and negative!
Commentary Track. Mike Schindler is joined by Max Hegel to bring you a commentary for the ninth episode of Star Trek: Discovery.
Live Reaction Show: Into the Forest I Go. Join us for immediate reactions to the ninth episode of Star Trek: Discovery as the story unfolds!
General Order 1. As we deep-dive into “Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum,” we explore stardates, Latin titles, the Prime Directive, and more.