The Ready Room 116: The Dyson Sphere In the Room / by Trek fm

Relics.

Generations officially passed the baton from TOS to TNG on the big screen, but the relay began long before The Nexus swept away Kirk and Picard. Doctor McCoy appeared in "Encounter at Farpoint," Spock played a central role in "Unification," and Scotty was found hiding in a transporter buffer in "Relics." In this episode of The Ready Room we're joined by Larry Nemecek as well as Phillip Gilfus and Daniel Proulx from our TNG show Earl Grey to discuss the Enterprise-D's encounter with TOS's miracle worker, how Scotty serves as the true bridge between generations, and try to uncover where exactly Troi was the whole time a man from the past needed counselling.

In news we check in on the release date for the Enterprise Season Three Blu-rays, find out more about the behind-the-scenes creations of reunions and extras, discuss the TNG Season Five Blu-rays and the "Unification" feature release, and explore the chances of Star Trek returning to television soon—including the intertwined rights ownership between CBS and Paramount and the obstacles that Star Trek faces in making it back to the small screen. Plus, Larry gives us the lowdown on The Trekland Trunk. 

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Running Time: 2 hours 23 minutes 24 seconds



Hosts

Christopher Jones and Larry Nemecek

 

Guests

Phillip Gilfus and Daniel Proulx

 

News

Enterprise Season Three Blu-ray release date announced
TNG Season Five and “Unification” Blu-rays press release
Look inside The Trekland Trunk
Has Orci has met with CBS about televised Star Trek?

 

Feature: Relics

Bringing Back Scotty
Passing the Baton
The Dyson Sphere In the Room
Jumping the (Delta Quadrant) Shark
Remastering “Relics”
Final Thoughts


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