In this episode we speak with the podcaster and super Star Trek fan Chris Lackey. He is one half of the amazing “Rachel Watches Star Trek” podcast.
- Always being a Star Trek fan
- Kirk and Spock fighting made little Chris cry
- The Video Cassette Recorder or VCR
- Someone in the house had Star Trek on and that’s how I started watching it
- “Water Cooler” TV is long gone
- Keighley UK
- Being Enterprise curious
- Star Trek is competing with The Wire and many other older and newer shows
- Is rewatching mandatory like homework?
- Admiral Toddman wears a yellow shirt
- Nightcrawler and BAMF
- The FASA Star Trek RPG
- Chris loves Gowron
- The DragonMeet con in the UK
- The Star Trek Experience
- Trek Profiles Episode 60 with Paul Mattingly
- The Rachel Watches Star Trek podcast
- Strange Studies of Strange Stories podcast
- Chris and Rachel’s episode rating system
- Medical professionals in Star Trek don’t seem to know any First Aid
- Public persona versus private crimes?
- The ship of Theseus but with people
- Keanu Reeves is totes fine with people having VR sex with him
- Do I know you, dear listener?
- Chris tries to get himself canceled during an extensive diatribe on Up the Long Ladder
- Honorary Star Trek title awarded: Assistant Supervisor of the New Atlantis Project
- From the Bonus Material
- Reddit – Ask an American
- The World’s Largest Thermometer in Baker, California
- Mustache On or Off?
- The Magic Garden show from WPIX in NYC
- The Story Box song
- The Chuckle Patch
- Dinner versus Supper
- Brontë Country is a thing
- What’s your favorite Trek?
- Game of Thrones vs. A Song of Ice and Fire
- The Dune Dinner Scene
- A discussion from Reddit
- More on why the Dune dinner scene was cut
- The Dune RPG
- The Redshirts game
- Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
- Emergence TNG S7E23
- The Deadly Years TOS S2E11
- Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
- Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
- Galaxy’s Child TNG S4E16
- Second Chances TNG S6E24
- Up the Long Ladder TNG S2E18
- Find Chris’s podcast about classic horror genre fiction, Strange Studies of Strange Stories here
- Rachel Watches Star Trek is here
- Chris is on Twitter here
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