Standard Orbit 253: A Piece of the Action / by Richard Marquez

A TOS Classic.


Running Time: 43 minutes 30 seconds

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In this episode of Standard Orbit: Hayley Stoddart and Ken Tripp discuss this game changing episode, especially if you enjoy playing cards. A Piece of the Action allows our heroes to have some fun while fixing the damage from a book left behind from a starship 100 years earlier.

Hayley and Ken enjoy visiting a planet modeled after 1920s Chicago Gangsters. Let's talk Spocko, fizbin, tommy guns, and why this episode set the stage for a solid TOS movie. Enjoy this light and entertaining episode of Standard Orbit. Boldly Listen!


Welcome to Standard Orbit! (00:01:27)
It Can't Get Better than That (00:03:49)
Keys to the Episode (00:11:32)
"Kirking" (00:14:09)
Prime Risk (00:26:29)
POTFM (00:38:02)
Closing (00:43:30)


Ken Tripp
Hayley Stoddart


Zach Moore (Producer) Ken Tripp (Editor & 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) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager)