Standard Orbit 258: When Star Trek IV Voyaged Home
Star Trek IV's Videocassette Debut and How We Consume Media.
This week on Standard Orbit, hosts Zach Moore and Hayley Stoddart are joined by sociology professor and Star Trek historian John Tenuto to discuss he and his wife Mary Jo's latest article for StarTrek.com, "When Star Trek IV Voyaged Home."
We talk the evolution of the home video format, the debut of Star Trek IV on video cassette, promotional tie-ins, widescreen vs. pan-and-scan and so much more. Boldly listen!
Welcome to Standard Orbit! (00:01:27)
VHS, Beta, CED and Laserdisc (00:02:37)
Widescreen vs. Pan-and-Scan (00:23:51)
3D, 4DX, The Theatergoing Experience (00:35:04)
Paramount Director's Series (00:53:24)
Promotional Playing Cards, Retail Advertising and Tie-Ins (00:58:43)
The Theatergoing Experience, Contd. (01:12:31)
Final Thoughts (01:21:44)
Zach Moore (Editor and Producer) Ken Tripp (Producer) Hayley Stoddart (Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Nicolas Anastassiou (Associate Producer) Tim Robertson (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Associate Producer) Corey Elrod (Associate Producer) Dan Rhodes (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager)