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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

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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Jan 17, 2023

Fred Frieberger made the case to Gene Roddenberry in 1968 that the lower budget for "Spectre of the Gun" could work to their creative advantage by enhancing the horror. Today, we welcome Star Trek: Picard's Dave Blass to share tricks of the trade by making some shortcuts elevate the art of production design.

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Jan 10, 2023

Bob Justman spelled out some of the possible terminology and ranks to be used aboard the new Enterprise for Star Trek: The Next Generation. We welcome back "Enterprise" Assistant Director Mike Demerrit to talk about creative development and the little details on this week's The Trek Files.

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Jan 3, 2023

In one of Gene Roddenberry's many speeches, he "reveals" the Star Trek formula... which may or may not have been entirely truthful. In this week's The Trek Files, we examine the details of a ca. 1975 speech that shares the audience's optimism for quality stories and the secret that makes Star Trek tick.

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