Star Trek VI: The Re-Discovered Klingons.
In this episode of Standard Orbit, your Refit Crew continues their voyage through the Original Series Cast Movies with Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country; heading towards July 22 and BEYOND! In the fall of 1991, as the 25th anniversary was unfolding, many fans were hopeful that they would see the Original Series cast go out with grace and dignity. Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country was constantly under enormous development pressure as fans anticipated a much stronger showing for what was being rumored as the “swan song” for the Original Series Cast.
With Nicholas Meyer returning as director, coupled with the scripting collaboration of friend Denny Martin Flynn, Meyer set his team to task working off of an original idea from Leonard Nimoy; the “fall of the Berlin Wall in Space.” Re-interpreting social issues through the lens of science fiction has always been at the heart of successful Star Trek storytelling and Star Trek VI continues that tradition with incredibly heartfelt performances from the cast who, at the end, literally "signed off" their final appearances in their last feature film together as the Original Series crew.
Norman C. Lao and Ken Tripp
Welcome to Standard Orbit! (00:03:46)
Rediscovering the Undiscovered Country (00:06:18)
The Commodore Salutes Anton Yelchin (00:10:30)
Navigating Turbulent Waters (00:15:24)
A Klingonesque December to Remember (00:20:50)
What the Hell is Gracie Law Doing Here? (00:26:35)
“CAPTAIN” Sulu…on Assignment (00:31:18)
Getting Past People like Kirk (00:34:52)
The Aliens’ Graveyard (00:44:40)
A Mind Meld Gone Too Far? (00:50:34)
The Memories of the Music (00:58:38)
Our Most Memorable Moments (01:04:14)
Never Ending Final Thoughts (01:10:56)
Thank You for Listening to Standard Orbit (01:29:44)
C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer), Norman C. Lao (Executive Producer), Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer), Charlene Schmiedt (Executive Producer), Ken Tripp (Editor and Associate Producer), Renee Roberts (Associate Producer), Richard Rutledge (Associate Producer), Aaron Harvey (Associate Producer), Richard Marquez (Production Manager), Will Nguyen (Content Manager)
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