Gary Graham Interview.
Born in Long Beach, California on June 6, 1950, Gary Graham is an actor and producer, most notably remembered for his starring role in the television show Alien Nation, based on the film of the same name. Gary has starred in numerous feature films such as Robot Jox, The Last Warrior, Man Trouble, and Hollywood Knights.
In this episode of Warp Five, hosts Floyd Dorsey and Brandon-Shea Mutala are joined by Gary Graham to discuss his career in acting, writing and singing. We also discuss his role on Alien Nation, working with George C. Scott on Hardcore, and the role that Star Trek fans know him for best: Ambassador Soval.
Welcome, Boomers! (00:01:21)
"Thank You For Your Service" (00:05:51)
How Did You Get Your Start in Acting? (00:07:32)
Acting and Other Flying Lessons: A Practical Guide to Film Acting (00:09:06)
Alien Nation (00:15:46)
I Love the Fans (00:23:45)
The Vulcan Arc (00:30:02)
Working With the Main Cast (00:35:12)
Fan Films (00:39:54)
Favorite Enterprise Episodes (00:42:39)
How Did You Feel About the Tone Change For Season Three and Four? (00:43:13)
Any Plans for Continuing With Axanar? (00:44:52)
Mirror Soval and Alternate Soval (00:45:37)
Star Trek: Discovery (00:49:06)
Music With Lisle Engle (00:51:13)
Gary's Other Projects and Finding Him on Social Media (00:55:29)
"Taxin' My Tree" (00:57:20)
Final Thoughts Feedback From Listeners (00:58:40)
all music by G. Graham and L. Engle
Floyd Dorsey and Brandon-Shea Mutala
Floyd Dorsey (Producer) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Floyd Dorsey (Associate Producer) Mike Morrison (Associate Producer) Tim Cooper (Associate Producer) Justin Oser (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Tony Robinson (Show Art) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager)
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Season Three Retrospective Part 6. We finish their season three retrospective. We discuss the episodes "E2," "The Council," "Countdown," and "Zero Hour."
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The New Hosts and Their Favorite Episodes. We introduce you to your new co-hosts Brandi Jackola and Patrick Devlin and talk about our favorite episode from each season.
"Damage" With Phyllis Strong. We are joined by the writer of the episode "Damage," Phyllis Strong. We talk about T'Pol's drug addiction, story comparisons to history, Archer going dark, Phlox's place in the episode, and if Phyllis would change anything after all these years.
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.