The 1990s were the Golden Age of Star Trek. Three different series and a slew of movies had all the Trekkies on top of the world. But, not to be too greedy about it, I think we could have had a lot more. Here’s what I would have added and amended about Star Trek in the 90s.
What would it be like living in the world of Star Trek where you don’t have to earn money to live? Would it really be a world without despair?
Swearing and sex and violence have always been part of Star Trek, and they always will be, whether we like it or not. (Content warning: I’ll be swearing in this podcast. A lot.)
You may think Star Trek has always taken a hard line against drugs of any kind, but the truth isn’t that simple.
“Lower Decks” is the first legitimate Star Trek comedy; but comedy has always been part of Star Trek.
This is my first Recommend episode created specifically for YouTube. If it works out, I may move this feature here permanently from my podcast.