Manny Coto Interview.
If you had Manny Coto sitting across from you, what would you ask him? What would you want to talk about with the show runner for Star Trek: Enterprise's fourth season? Would you have questions about season five? Would you ask him about his plans for the Romulans? Would you like to know what he thought about "These Are the Voyages?"
In this episode of Warp Five, host Floyd Dorsey is joined by Brandon-Shea Mutala as they chat with Manny Coto. Join in as they discuss what was going on behind the scenes toward the end of the series, and hear Manny's lively answers to listener questions.
Welcome, Boomers! (00:01:25)
Welcome, Manny! (00:04:28)
Favorite Show or Film Written (00:09:36)
Larry Drake, Peter Weller, and Horror Influences (00:12:55)
Approach to Enterprise (00:19:13)
Coming in Mid-Season (00:22:23)
Co-Executive Vs Executive (00:24:29)
Given the Keys for Season Four (00:25:37)
Season Four Direction(00:28:05)
Novel Writers (00:29:17)
"These Are the Voyages..." (00:31:28)
Planning out a Final Year (00:33:07)
Difficulties for a Season Long Arc (00:34:58)
How Enterprise Season Three Help You on 24?(00:37:19)
The Mirror Universe (00:40:18)
24 Season 7 (00:41:57)
Listener Questions (00:45:12)
Crazy Ideas (00:46:23)
Admiral Forrest (00:50:09)
The Other NX Ships (00:51:53)
Hernandez and Representation (00:53:16)
Future Dude? (00:59:16)
Three Episode Arcs (00:49:51)
Wrapping Up (01:01:48)
Final Thoughts (01:05:44)
Floyd Dorsey Brandon-Shea Mutala
Brandon-Shea Mutala (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Charlynn Schmiedt (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Floyd Dorsey (Associate Producer) Mike Morrison (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Tony Robinson (Show Art)
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Season Three Retrospective Part 5. We are joined by Patrick Devlin and Michael Wong for the fifth part in our season three retrospective. We discuss the episodes "Hatchery," "Azati Prime," "Damage," and "The Forgotten."
NX-01 Movie Night: Sunset Blvd. Mike Schindler and John Mills are joined by Brandon-Shea Mutala for their second NX-01 Movie Night, Sunset Blvd.
David A. Goodman Interview. We are joined by David A. Goodman, writer of four episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise, to discuss his career in television.
"Precious Cargo" and "The Perfect Mate." We are joined by Richard Marquez and Any Nelson of Early Grey to compare "Precious Cargo" to "The Perfect Mate."
Essential Enterprise Season One. We are joined by Richard Marquez of Earl Grey and Brandi Jackola of Live From the Edge to analyze the first season of Enterprise and select the absolutely essential episodes that they feel you must watch.
Season Three Retrospective Part 4. We are joined by Heather Barker and Chrissie Szilagyi for the fourth part in our season three retrospective.
Star Trek: Enterprise Trivia. We go head to head with Bill Smith and Dan Davidson, hosts of the Trek Geeks Podcast, in an all Enterprise trivia extravaganza!
Warp Five Role Playing Game. We are joined by Phillip Gilfus for a Role Playing Game adventure set in the first season of Enterprise.
"Bound" Commentary. We give a live watch along commentary for the season four episode "Bound."
Movie Night. We discuss the first film mentioned as having been watched during movie night on the NX-01: For Whom the Bell Tolls.
Jim Moorhouse Interview. We have a conversation with Jim Moorhouse, know as EnterpriseExtra on twitter, to discuss what was involved in a day on the set as an extra for a television production.
"Dead Stop" Commentary. We provide a watch along commentary for the second season episode "Dead Stop."
Top Three Phlox Moments. We are joined by Justin Oser to discuss our top three Phlox moments from the four year run of Star Trek: Enterprise.
Enterprise References in Star Trek: Beyond. We are joined by former host Jeffrey Harlan and Justin Oser to discuss Star Trek: Beyond, and the ways in which it ties to the history of Star Trek: Enterprise.
Season Three Retrospective Part 3. We are joined by Heather Barker and Patrick Devlin for the third part in our season three retrospective to discuss the episodes "North Star," "Similitude," "Carpenter Street," and "Chosen Realm."
Comparing "Marauders" to The Magnificent Seven. We are joined by Brandon Cowles and Michael Schindler to compare the second season episode of Enterprise to the films Seven Samuari and The Magnificent Seven.
Mike Sussman Interview. We are joined by Mike Sussman to discuss his writing career in television and on Enterprise.
Season Three Retrospective Part 2. We are joined by Patrick Devlin for the second part in our season three retrospective to discuss the episodes "Impulse," "Exile," "The Shipment," and "Twilight."
Jonathan Archer with Richard Marquez. We are joined by Richard Marquez, one of the hosts from Trek.fm's own Early Grey, to discuss Archer's command style and how he compares to the other captains in our beloved franchise.
"Carbon Creek" Commentary with Dayton Ward. We are joined by author Dayton Ward to provide an audio commentary for the Enterprise second season episode "Carbon Creek," which introduced us to the character of Mestral, who would become important in three of Ward's novels.
Gary Graham Interview. We are joined by Gary Graham to discuss his career in acting, writing and singing.
Phyllis Strong Interview. We are joined by Phyllis Strong to discuss her career, beginning with spec scripts for shows such as Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and The X-Files, through to Star Trek: Enterprise.
Changes to Alien Designs in Trek. We are joined by Patrick Devlin to discuss how the designs and representations of alien races in Star Trek have changed over the last fifty years, and what we predict it will mean for Star Trek: Discovery.
Tucker Smallwood Interview. We have an inspiring conversation with Tucker Smallwood to discuss his film and television work as well as how he got drafted into Vietnam, his depression afterwards, his writing, and his singing.
Eight Episode Enterprise/TOS Marathon. We are joined by Patrick Devlin to plan out an eight episode marathon of Star Trek episodes, alternating between the original series and Star Trek: Enterprise.
Retrospective: Season Three Part One. We are joined by Patrick Devlin far the first part in our season three retrospective to discuss the episodes "The Xindi," "Anomaly," "Extinction," and "Rajiin."
Toys with Tenuto. We are joined by John Tenuto to talk about the history of Star trek toys as well as some cool toys created for Enterprise.
"Acquisition" and the Ferengi in Enterprise. Brandon-Shea Mutala is joined by Amy Nelson, co-host of Earl Grey, to discuss the Ferengi, and their appearance in the 22nd century.
Comparing "Dawn" and Enemy Mine with John Tenuto. We are joined by sociology professor and Trek expert John Tenuto to compare and contrast the season two episode of Enterprise called "Dawn" with its cinematic counterpart Enemy Mine.