Warp Five is a Trek.fm podcast dedicated entirely to Star Trek: Enterprise. For the 20th anniversary of the series, hosts C Bryan Jones and Matthew Rushing are taking you back through all of Enterprise, one episode at a time.
“Fusion” 20th-anniversary reflections. We discuss the different approach the series took with Vulcans, the predatory nature of Tolaris, and how the interaction between Trip and Kov could make a difference in today's divisive and reactionary world.
“Shuttlepod One” 20th-anniversary reflections. We discuss how great things happen when writers put two characters on screen and let them talk at length, and what we learn when circumstances peel away the layers of Malcolm Reed.
“Sleeping Dogs” 20th-anniversary reflections. We discuss how Archer learns that, to deal with this adversary, he must start thinking like a Klingon, and how this story highlights the importance of trying to understand the other side.
“Dear Doctor” 20th-anniversary reflections. We discuss the moral conundrum the situation presents for humans operating in a pre-Prime Directive world. We also debate whether Star Trek’s famous directive would even apply here.
“Cold Front” 20th-anniversary reflections. We discuss the Temporal Cold War storyline that was inserted to make the show feel more futuristic, as well as the Suliban, time travel, spirituality in Star Trek, movie night, and more.
“Fortunate Son” 20th-anniversary reflections. We discuss the importance of Boomer culture to the setup of the prequel story and how the experience with the Fortunate advances the slow formation of a code of behavior that will guide how mankind operate
“Civilization” 20th-anniversary reflections. We discuss how the story captures the pure excitement of early space exploration as well as the feel of The Original Series and explore the early seeds of what will develop into the Prime Directive.