The Ready Room 136: There Isn't Much Corn in Oklahoma / by Trek fm

Broken Bow.

In 2001, Star Trek landed with great fanfare in a cornfield in Oklahoma. It was the launch of Enterprise, as the series was known for its first two seasons, and the pilot episode, "Broken Bow," was well received. Over the years, perceptions of the series have changed more than once. The story of "Broken Bow" and Enterprise is one of creative change, great promises mixed with missed opportunities, and a tug-o-war between studio and network.

In this episode of The Ready Room we're joined by Matt Miller, Jose Munoz, and Oklahoma native Larry Nemecek to discuss story elements of "Broken Bow" and go behind the scenes to learn about the activities surrounding the pilot episode and the creation of the series.

In our news segment we take a look at the full details of the TNG Season Six and "Chain of Command" Blu-ray extras, new faces added to Star Trek Las Vegas, some advice from Wil Wheaton to a young Star Trek fan being bullied in school, and some exciting news about and iTunes.

Running Time: 2 hours 16 minutes 33 seconds


Christopher Jones and Matt Miller



Larry Nemecek and Jose Munoz



CBS reveals full details of Season Six and "Chain of Command" Blu-rays
Peter Weller, Mark Allen Shepherd added to Star Trek Las Vegas
Wil Wheaton wows with reply to child's "Nerd" question's new home in iTunes


Feature: Broken Bow

Children of the Corn
Berman's Legacy
Launching Enterprise
Series Bible vs Reality
Missing Promises
Those Prickish Vulcans
Muddying the Waters
Final Thoughts


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