Warp Five 127: There's Gotta Be Klingon Accountants / by Brandon-Shea Mutala

David A. Goodman Interview.

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Running Time: 1 hour 15 minutes 7 seconds
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A life long fan of Star Trek, David A. Goodman began his career in television working for the multi-Emmy award winning show The Golden Girls. That experience would lead him to many more opportunities, including writing four episode for Star Trek: Enterprise. He would also become a consulting producer for the show. Goodman would go on to write for animation with Family Guy, American Dad, and Futurama, and he would also write three Star Trek books.

In this episode of Warp Five, host Brandon-Shea Mutala is joined by David A. Goodman, writer of four episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise, to discuss his career in television. We talk about getting into the business on The Golden Girls, writing for comedy, animation, and drama, his Star Trek books, and his current work on The Orville.


Chapters

Intro (00:00:00)
Welcome, Boomers! (00:01:28)
Welcome, David A. Goodman! (00:03:25)
The Golden Girls (00:10:08)
Was Comedy Where You Wanted to Go? (00:18:00)
Seth and Matt (00:19:33)
"Where No Fan Has Gone Before" (00:21:50)
Preparation (00:24:43)
"Precious Cargo" (00:27:32)
"Judgement" (00:30:39)
"North Star" (00:35:38)
"The Forgotten" (00:41:10)
The Books (00:43:58)
The Orville (1:00:15)
Listener Questions (01:08:50)
Final Thoughts (01:13:26)
Closing (01:17:50)

Host

Brandon-Shea Mutala

Guest

David A. Goodman

Production

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) Mark Flessa (Associate Producer) Joe Saltzman (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Tony Robinson (Show Art) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager)