Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

From the personal archives of Gene Roddenberry - your weekly deep dive into Star Trek history. Hosted by "Dr. Trek" Larry Nemecek, Executive Producer Rod Roddenberry. See the documents at For more great podcasts, visit

Oct 19, 2021

When Star Trek: The Next Generation premiered in 1987, it did so in unknown territory. How would audience numbers pan out for a major science-fiction show in first-run syndication? Former Paramount executive John Wentworth returns to The Trek Files to demystify the numbers surrounding TNG's debut and how the show warped...

Oct 12, 2021

Production documents from two Star Trek: The Next Generation episodes introduce us this week's special guest: Adam Nimoy. Discussing his on-set education on the Trek films and his transition to television director, Adam gives us an inside look behind-the-scenes.

See the documents:

Visit Dr....

Oct 5, 2021

This week on The Trek Files, we return to the archival mail bag to sample some of the letters Gene Roddenberry ("Mr. Trek") was receiving in 1975. From the requests for props, plans and insider information to the insights hiding between the lines. Mission Log's John Champion joins Larry for our seasonal look at some of...

Sep 28, 2021

Go inside production of Star Trek TOS with another visit from director Ralph Senensky. At 98 years old, Ralph sat down with host Larry Nemecek to discuss his work on the series. This time: details of Ralph's work on classic episodes "Metamorphosis" and "Bread and Circuses."

See the documents:

Sep 21, 2021

There were cast changes for the second season of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and that meant a new writer/director guide to explain the crew dynamics. The Trek Files welcomes back Susan Sackett, Gene Roddenberry's longtime assistant, to offer insight into those early production days of TNG.

See the documents: