Standard Orbit is a Trek.fm 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.
God-like Aliens. For just three seasons on our TVs, Kirk and the crew seemed to run into a lot of all-powerful beings. In this episode of Standard Orbit, Mike and Drew talk about the gods of The Original Series, what powers they had, and how Kirk defeated
Hal Sutherland and The Animated Series. Classic Trek lost another creator recently, this time Animated Series director Hal Sutherland. In this episode of Standard Orbit, Mike and Drew discuss Mr. Sutherland and his contribution to Star Trek, while trying
Khan-mentary 1: Space Seed Commentary. Of all of the villains in the Star Trek universe, none is more well-known than Khan. In this episode of Standard Orbit, Mike and Drew are joined by Khan expert John Tenuto for the first in a series of commentaries w
Marc Cushman on Season Two. A lot happened behind the scenes of the second season of The Original Series. We’re joined once again by Marc to discuss some of the topics that will be covered in his second book.
A Piece of the Action Commentary. Everyone loves a good gangster story. So what could be better than a planet full of them?! We discuss Chicago, how a planet comprised of nothing but gangsters would work, and what might have happened had the Horizon left
Janice Rand. From the very beginning, there were big plans for Kirk's yeoman. Unfortunately, few of them came to be. We discuss why she was awesome, how she was a physical manifestation of the crew, and how that affected her relationship with Kirk.
Star Trek Generations with Earl Grey. The combined crews of our TOS and TNG shows take a look at Star Trek Generations from a TOS point of view, discussing champagne bottles, Kirk's real dreams, and why TNG didn't really need Kirk to pass the torch.
The Unmade Starfleet Academy Movie. Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country is a great movie, however it wasn't the only option for the 25th anniversary film. We discuss the unmade Starfleet Academy prequel.