Standard Orbit: A Star Trek Original Series Podcast
133: Daring To Do Better

Star Trek 2009.

In this episode of Standard Orbit, your Refit Crew continues their voyage through the Original Series “ERA” Movies with Star Trek 2009; the 11th film in the Star Trek cinematic universe. For the past several weeks, the Refit Crew has been discussing at length, the SIX Original Series Cast movies while navigating towards their final destination of BEYOND at temporal coordinates 07.22.16. Staying true to the focus of the TOS era movies, the Refit Crew circumnavigated Star Trek Generations to stay on course with the reboot of Star Trek under the newly christened ”Kelvin Timeline."

After nearly 7 years of being absent from the big screen post Nemesis, and 4 years since Enterprise and Star Trek in general left television in May of 2005…one monumental question hovered over the hearts and minds of Trekkies around the world: What is the future for Star Trek? When there were rumors of a possible return to the big screen, an even more daunting question spread throughout Trek fandom: How do you revive a franchise that is over 40 years old? Please join us as we take a look back to 2009 and the movie that rekindled Star Trek for (pardon the pun) the Next Generation.

Ken Tripp, Jeffrey Harlan and Zach Moore

Welcome to Standard Orbit! (00:01:19)
Introducing Zach Moore to the Crew (00:02:21)
Navigating to 2009 and BEYOND (00:05:16)
The Trek Time Travel Tradition (00:09:41)
RISK is the Writers’ Business (00:17:32)
Hi Christopher…I’m Nero! (00:25:51)
NEW Tech - NO Babble (00:32:26)
Setting a New Star Trek Standard (00:43:30)
Did We Stump Mr. AtoZ? (00:50:25)
Thank You for Listening to Standard Orbit (00:52:28)

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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Category:Movies -- posted at: 6:00am MDT