The Ready Room 112: A Neffie Beumont Kind of Thing / by Trek fm

Homefront / Paradise Lost.


In the 24th century Earth is a paradise. At least that's what we've been led to believe. But paranoia can drive even the residents of paradise to begin burning down the house, and that's what happened at the heart of the Federation when the Changeling threat reached Earth. In this episode of The Ready Room we're joined by Michael Fisher, Max Hegel, and Mike Schindler to discuss the mid-season two-parter that was originally planned as the third-season cliffhanger and fourth-season premiere, what it says about civil rights during times of danger, Gene Roddenberry's utopian vision versus reality, and how Worf's addition to the show changed the story's original concept.

In our news segment we discuss some interesting comments about the Star Trek video game from J.J. Abrams, his decision on directing the next film, which Starfleet engineer would make the best handyman, and our first venture into interstellar space with Voyager 1.

Running Time: 2 hours 9 minutes 2 seconds


Christopher Jones and Michael Fisher



Mike Schindler and Max Hegel



Voyager 1 leaves the solar system
Poll: The engineer who’d be the best “Handyman” is…
J.J. officially passes on directing the third Star Trek reboot film
Did the Star Trek video game hurt Into Darkness?


Feature: Homefront / Paradise Lost

Paranoia and Response to Threats
Fathers and Sons
Red Squad: Old or New?
Badmirals and Proto-Badmirals
Rights In Wartime
Final Thoughts


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