Standard Orbit: A Star Trek Original Series Podcast

Standard Orbit is a podcast dedicated entirely to Star Trek: The Original Series. Not an episode review show, Standard Orbit explores specific elements of TOS with host Haley Stoddart and her guests.


episode 292: Visions From The Twilight Zone

Standard Orbit 292: Visions From The Twilight Zone
Arlen Schumer, The Twilight Zone and Star Trek.

This week on Standard Orbit host Zach Moore is joined by author, speaker, artist and historian Arlen Schumer to discuss The Twilight Zone and The Original Series! We discuss the influence Twilight Zone had on TOS, quintessential episodes vs. fan favorites and if and why there's a difference between them, the aesthetics of 1960s television and much more!

Did you know that Gene Roddenberry delivered the eulogy at Rod Serling's funeral? Is The City On The Edge Of Forever overrated? What Twilight Zone episode is the most Star Trek-esque? All this in this week's Standard Orbit, boldly listen!

Chapters  Welcome to Standard Orbit! (00:01:27)
Visions From The Twilight Zone (00:03:55)
The Twilight Zone and Star Trek (00:15:29)
"79 Episodes, About 30 Good Ones" (00:26:45)
Overrated On The Edge Of Forever, Favorite Episodes (00:35:17)
Aesthetics Are Everything, Black and White vs. Color (00:49:21)
Final Thoughts (01:05:34)
POTFM (01:17:07)
Closing (01:19:07)

Zach Moore

Arlen Schumer
Zach Moore (Editor & Producer) Ken Tripp (Producer) Hayley Stoddart (Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Nicolas Anastassiou (Associate Producer) Tim Robertson (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Associate Producer) Corey Elrod (Associate Producer) Dan Rhodes (Associate Producer) Mike Richards (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager)


 2019-11-18  1h22m