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A Matter of Honor.


One way that TNG showed us the passage of time was to bring together the Federation and Klingons as allies—at least uneasy ones. It was a great opportunity to delve into cross-cultural issues, and that's what they did when Riker became an exchange student aboard the Klingon vessel Pagh. In this episode of The Ready Room we're joined by Phillip Gilfus, Daniel Proulx, and Darren Moser to find out why Picard envies Riker, how to roll up Klingon stereotypes and diversity into one episode, and why being lactose intolerant may not be a good condition to have when serving in the KDF.

In our news segment we remember author A.C. Crispin, find out how Dayton Ward plans to use Paramount's Into Darkness Blu-ray scheme for his next novel, examine the "Unification" feature-length trailer, try to figure out what Star Trek: Terran is, and field more Questions from the Fleet—this time what we would create as the next TV series. And, of course, mark the 47th birthday of our beloved franchise. 

Running Time: 2 hours 7 minutes 9 seconds 


Christopher Jones and Phillip Gilfus



Daniel Proulx and Darren Moser



Remembering A.C. Crispin
Dayton Ward adopts Paramount’s Blu-ray extras strategy
CBS releases trailer for “Unification” feature-length Blu-ray
What exactly is Star Trek Terran and


Feature: A Matter of Honor

Proto-Modern Klingons
Exchange Students
Developing Klingons
Cross-Cultural A/B Plots


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