Meta Treks: A Star Trek Philosophy Podcast
About This Show
Meta Treks is a Trek.fm podcast dedicated to a deep examination of the philosophical ideas found in Star Trek. In each episode, Zachary Fruhling and Mike Morrison take you on a fascinating journey into the inner workings of Star Trek storytelling, deeper into subspace than you've ever traveled before.
Most Recent Episode
45: Just Another Day on the Enterprise
The Animated Series - Essential Trek Philosophy. In this episode of Meta Treks, hosts Zachary Fruhling and Mike Morrison are joined by Aaron Harvey, Trek.fm's art director and host of Saturday Morning Trek, to discuss their top picks for "Essential Trek Philosophy" from Star Trek: The Animated Series. Although Star Trek: The Animated Series is written off by some fans as a mere cartoon with no official place in the Star Trek canon, Zachary, Mike, and Aaron show that The Animated Series is filled with big ideas for growing minds, children and adults alike, and that The Animated Series is firmly inline with the philosophical issues and ideals that constitute the essence of Star Trek. Chapters Welcome to Episode 45 (00:01:07) Welcome Aaron Harvey (00:02:24) Initial Thoughts about Star Trek: The Animated Series (00:03:45) One of Our Planets is Missing (00:13:16) The Infinite Vulcan (00:20:13) Beyond the Farthest Star (00:23:22) The Pirates of Orion (00:33:50) The Survivor (00:40:07) Bem (00:46:20) Once Upon a Planet (00:50:13) The Practical Joker (00:51:44) Albatross (01:08:19) Recap and Honorable Mentions (01:17:40) Final Thoughts (01:25:39) Hosts Zachary Fruhling and Mike Morrison Production Mike Morrison (Editor and Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Charlynn Schmiedt (Executive Producer) Patrick Devlin (Associate Producer) Kay Elizabeth Janeway (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Send us your feedback! Twitter: @trekfm Facebook: http://facebook.com/trekfm Voicemail: http://www.speakpipe.com/trekfm Contact Form: http://www.trek.fm/contact Visit the Trek.fm website at http://www.trek.fm/ Subscribe in iTunes: http://itunes.com/trekfm Support the Network! Become a Trek.fm Patron on Pa