The Edge: A Star Trek Discovery Podcast

After more than a decade, Star Trek returns to television! The seventh small-screen voyage of Gene Roddenberry’s creation takes us to a time before Kirk and Spock for a mission on the edge of Federation space. The Edge,’s dedicated Star Trek: Discovery podcast, explores the creative and cultural history of the legendary franchise each week, and charts the development of this new adventure leading up to the launch of the CBS All Access / Netflix show. Once the ship leaves spacedock on September 24, The Edge will bring you commentary, analysis, and fun throughout the week!


2: Muddy Logic

Harry Mudd and Sarek.
Setting Star Trek: Discovery ten years prior to The Original Series offers a unique opportunity to include characters from that era. The first two we know of are Harry Mudd—who has made three appearance in Star Trek—and Sarek, whose seven appearances only scratch the surface of his important in Trek lore.

In this episode of The Edge, hosts Brandon-Shea Mutala and Aaron Harvey are joined by Larry Nemecek for a look at the history of Harry Mudd and Sarek of Vulcan, and discuss how the Discovery writers might use them.

Intro (00:00:00) 
Harry Mudd (00:05:21) 
Sarek (00:32:16)  
Closing (00:58:13)

Brandon-Shea Mutala and Aaron Harvey
Larry Nemecek
Mike Schindler (Editor) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Tony Robinson (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager)


 2017-07-19  1h5m