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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

Mar 21, 2023

The Trek Files returns for season 10 with special guest Jonathan Frakes! We look at two call sheets, one from TNG "The Offspring" and the other from "Star Trek: Picard," to kick off a conversation about Jonathan's directing career and how it stacks up against playing William Riker.

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Feb 14, 2023

The closer we get to the start of "Star Trek: Picard" season 3, it's the perfect time to look back at one of TNG's founding documents with Terry Matalas. We look back at early discussions of altering the Star Trek format for a new generation and what it means to "take good care of Star Trek" on The Trek Files'...

Feb 7, 2023

Production design overlaps with creative decisions on Star Trek in unique ways. Writers may have ideas about who is on the bridge of a starship, but the producers and designers have their say in making it all come together. "Star Trek: Picard" Production Designer Dave Blass joins The Trek Files again to discuss a...

Jan 31, 2023

As we celebrate the 25th anniversary year of "Star Trek The Experience," we return to the roots of the attraction: from a Korean expo to a dazzling transporter effect to a proposed full-scale Enterprise in downtown Las Vegas. Hear the story from one of the show's chief architects, Gary Goddard, on this week's episode of...

Jan 24, 2023

A look back at Star Trek: The Next Generation's early development reveals a lot about how the current crop of Star Trek shows are produced. On the verge of "Star Trek: Picard" season 3, we are happy to welcome showrunner Terry Matalas to discuss creating Trek stories for a whole new generation.

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