Standard Orbit: A Star Trek Original Series Podcast
66: Just Sort Of A Plot Device

Villains In The TOS Movies: Part 1.


For many people, the mark of a good movie is having a good villain. The question is, are villains really necessary? In this episode of Standard Orbit, Mike and Drew talk about the "villains" of the first four TOS movies. We discuss the finer points of villainy, question the nature of villains, and ask the question, "Does doing bad things make you a bad person?" Find out what we think in this very Probe-ing episode!



Drew Stewart and Mike Schindler


Editor and Producer

Drew Stewart


Associate Producer

Richard Rutledge, Jr.


Production Manager

Richard Marquez


Content Coordinator

Will Nguyen



"Boogie Night Orbit" Backdoor Pilot (00:00:50)

Quote Unquote Villain (00:05:02)

V’ger (00:06:31)

Khan (00:11:52)

Kruge (00:17:31)

The Whale Probe (00:25:03)

Closing (00:31:21)


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Direct download: so-066.mp3
Category:Movies -- posted at: 12:00pm MDT