Mission Log: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast
Supplemental 21 - Another One with David Gerrold05/04/15
We know that as a writer David Gerrold has always got at least one more interesting story to tell. For his return to Mission Log, we dig deep into the circumstances around the first two seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation and what led to David's...
135 - The Icarus Factor
Riker is sad because his dad is on the Enterprise. Worf is sad because he has no dad to watch him get beaten ritualistically. Troi is sad because Riker is leaving the Enterprise. And Wesley… is just so Wesley. Promotions! Grudges! Old flames! TRON...
134 - Time Squared
Captain Picard returns to the Enterprise in shuttle number five. Now they will have a matching set since there are already a Captain Picard and a shuttle number five onboard. The new ones are from the future. Six hours in the future when the...
133 - The Royale
Investigating the wreckage of a 300-year-old spaceship from Earth, the Enterprise finds a building capable of supporting life in a very unlikely place. But what they find inside is even more unlikely: a staffed and operating, mid-1990s hotel, complete...
132 - Contagion
The Enterprise has a rendezvous with its ailing sister ship, the Yamato. Sadly, it explodes and Picard takes up its mission. But the Enterprise starts suffering some of the same symptoms of the Yamato - pre-explosion. Also, they are in the Neutral...
131 - The Dauphin
Wesley is in love. With a girl. Maybe. Most of the time she is a girl. The rest of the time, she is not even human. Puppy love! Shape shifting! Planet saving! It is just another day on the Enterprise when we put The Dauphin in the Mission Log. Got a...
130 - The Measure of a Man
An old foil wants to take Data apart in an effort to study him and make more Datas. Data says there is a problem though, that might kill him. But the would be studier says that is not a problem: Data is not alive. Is he? And does that matter? It is up...
129 - A Matter of Honor
Did you know Starfleet has an exchange program? Well it does. And Commander Riker is away on a Klingon ship. For a very short time. Because the Klingon ship is about to be destroyed by a subatomic something that’s eating the hull of the Klingon ship....
128 - Unnatural Selection
Get to know Dr. Katherine Pulaski! When a mysterious illness starts making people very old very quickly, Dr. Pulaski wants to know why. Also, she wants to save a group of super children, genetically created in a lab. But what happens when she is...
127 - The Schizoid Man
Dr. Ira Graves is a genius with an ingenious idea: transfer his consciousness into a computer. What could possibly go wrong? Well, he has this idea in the Star Trek universe, so probably a lot could go wrong. Throw in a fair maiden, an unexpected...
Supplemental 020 - Remembering Leonard Nimoy
Star Trek fans are heartbroken with the loss of Leonard Nimoy. We'll share our own thoughts on the legacy of Spock and share some of the comments we've recived from Mission Log listeners as well as our chat with Rod Roddenberry. Live long and...
126 - Loud as a Whisper
The Enterprise is taking the negotiator Riva to Solais V to negotiate an end to their 15-century civil war. Things are going great until someone kills the chorus. So what? Just a little less music? No - Riva is deaf. His chorus hears and speaks for...
125 - The Outrageous Okona
The Enterprise encounters a freighter in distress. But Captain Okona is a captivating guy. All the guys want to know home while the ladies want to KNOW him. There is a problem though. Okona is being pursued by families from two planets in the system....
124 - Elementary, Dear Data
Geordi La Forge has an idea: Pit Data as Sherlock Holmes against a foe on the holodeck. But the foe has ideas of his own. Seriously. He is thinking. Really. And he may have control of the Enterprise. Uh oh. Danger for Dr. Pulaski and a chance for...
123 - Where Silence Has Lease
Charting a previously unexplored section of the galaxy, the Enterprise is trapped in an inky blackness. An even inkier blackness than the void of space through which she normally cruises. It is governed by a being who is very interested in humans....
122 - The Child
The birth of season two sees the birth of a baby. Counselor Troi is suddenly pregnant. Very suddenly. Within a day, she gives birth. A day later, the child is the equivalent of eight years old. Meanwhile, members of the crew are working feverishly to...
121 - The Neutral Zone
The end of season one of TNG is a blast from the past. Actually it is a few blasts. Three people from the 20th century end up on the Enterprise. Plus - say hello to our new old bad guys - the Romulans! What messages do they bring as we head into...
120 - Conspiracy
This is Invasion of the Body Snatchers meets Invasion of the Body Snatchers on Star Trek, plus or minus a few features and points. Friends of Picard think Starfleet officers are being replaced by people that look just like the people they are...
119 - We'll Always Have Paris
A lost love of Captain Picard’s ends up on the Enterprise. It could be a chance for Picard to correct an old wrong, though there are a couple of problems. First - she is married. Second - experiments run by her husband are threatening the space/time...
118 - Skin of Evil
It is the La Brea tar pits meets Doomsday! It is Star Trek: The Next Generation meets The Blob! It is Tasha Yar meets her demise! It is Skin of Evil meets Mission Log! Got something to say to Mission Log? Do it: On Facebook:facebook.com/missionlogpod...
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