Legacy Trek: A Star Trek Podcast
A podcast looking at the legacy of Star Trek and how that legacy is passed down through the generations.
info_outline Hall of Fame: Walter Koenig as Pavel Chekov 11/03/2020
Hall of Fame: Walter Koenig as Pavel Chekov As we round out the main cast of the Original Series, we welcome Norman Lao from the Mission Log podcast to discuss Walter Koenig. We'll consider our favorite Chekov episodes and dive a little into a role that competes for Koenig's best... even considering his time as Chekov.
info_outline Shore Leave Update w/Mike Schilling 06/29/2020
Shore Leave Update w/Mike Schilling Convention season is upon us... except that it's not? Social distancing and containment of COVID-19 have led many conventions to postpone their activities, and Shore Leave is one of those cons. Emilie and Mike talk to Mike Schilling from Shore Leave to discuss the convention and what to look forward to from Shore Leave 42 and 41.5!
info_outline Family and Star Trek - Live @ CONnectedCon 2020 06/17/2020
Family and Star Trek - Live @ CONnectedCon 2020 Mike and Emilie hosted a table at CONnected Community Con and recorded a live podcast about Family and Star Trek. Discussion will surround how family life was developed in Star Trek and how family may have started some of the attendees love of Star Trek.
info_outline Farpoint 05/12/2020
Farpoint We flashback to when COVID-19 was something across the world and conventions were still live and not virtual. Seems like last year, right? It was only February. Emilie and Mike discuss their time at Farpoint, and talk with of some of the convention goers. There's also an interview with best selling author, David Mack, and the co-chairs of the Farpoint convention.
info_outline Small Business Interviews 05/01/2020
Small Business Interviews Most of us who love Star Trek, love Star Trek collectibles. With the COVID-19 crisis, small businesses have been in jeopardy because of isolation. So, we thought it would be great to talk to some of those who are licensees of Star Trek thru CBS. We got to chat with Jay and Kayleigha with Science Division and Lou with Fansets. It was such a great time! Do what you can to support Science Division and Fansets!
info_outline Exploration Fantasy Draft 04/21/2020
Exploration Fantasy Draft So we know sportsball isn't everyone's thing... but a fun part of it is fantasy drafts. We thought, "Why not do it with Star Trek?" The first of a series of these events brings together a whole cast of characters and hilarity ensues.
info_outline Enterprise Season 3, 5 Up/5 Down 04/05/2020
Enterprise Season 3, 5 Up/5 Down The Xindi, Vulcan zombies and Fraggle Rock? Season 3 of Enterprise was a huge story arc that introduced us to some new characters and species. Join Mike and Emilie as they're joined by Kerry Purvis to discuss the top and bottom episodes of the season.
info_outline Choose To Live 03/04/2020
Choose To Live SPOILER ALERT!!! Ok, you've been warned. We had a lot of catching up to do when it came to reviewing episodes of Star Trek: Picard... even though we only do 5 minute reviews of the latest episodes. So, we decided to pack the last 5 PIC episodes into one show in preparation for Nepenthe.
info_outline Enterprise Season 2 - 5 Up/5 Down 03/02/2020
Enterprise Season 2 - 5 Up/5 Down Lots of great episodes or a bunch of clunkers? Mike and Emilie discuss their favorite and least favorite entries from season 2 of Enterprise. Joining them on this adventure is Melanie to help breakdown what was great about season 2 and what may have needed some help.
info_outline Captain Riker to the Rescue 01/28/2020
Captain Riker to the Rescue How is it going to end??? Well, spoiler alert, Star Trek: Picard means that the intrepid captain survives. However, Riker earned his 4th pip with his unorthodox strategy to rescue him. Part 2 of our conversation with Jamie Rogers on The Best of Both Worlds.
info_outline He is a Borg! 01/17/2020
He is a Borg! What is considered a seminal episode of Star Trek in general, but definitely among the best of TNG. As part of our countdown to Star Trek: Picard, we're joined by producer Jamie Rogers to discuss "The Best of Both Worlds." Nobody watching in 1990 had any idea what this episode would mean to the fabric of the franchise, but this would launch it toward heights never seen, and make the golden age we're entering now possible.
info_outline Hall of Fame: William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk 01/14/2020
Hall of Fame: William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk Normally an actor is satisfied if they have 1 iconic character in their career. William Shatner had that and more! Special guest Bill Smith joins us to discuss Mr. Shatner's career on screen and makes Captain Kirk a lynchpin to the Star Trek franchise.
info_outline Acting Ensign Tiki Torch 01/02/2020
Acting Ensign Tiki Torch We are going through the StarTrek.com list of episodes in preparation for Star Trek: Picard. The first on that list... Datalore. We're sorry. How does the 15 year old ensign figure out everything that all the trained officers not figure out? We'll break down what's going on in this early season 1 TNG episode.
info_outline The Year In Review 12/17/2019
The Year In Review We got to do a lot in our first year of podcasting. We talked about some of them, discussed some fallen Star Trek icons and talked about the first animated Star Trek to grace our screens since 1974! Plus, a small preview of what's to come in 2020.
info_outline The Legacy's Beginning 11/07/2019
The Legacy's Beginning It's easy to say that without our guest, there would be no Legacy Trek, because your hosts would not have existed. In this episode, we talk to Mike's dad and Emilie's granddad, Stephen Bovia. He's attended a couple of conventions with us recently and we get his thoughts and his Star Trek backstory, as well as how he feels about having a 3rd generation fan in the family now.
info_outline Hall of Fame: George Takei as Captain Hikaru Sulu 11/05/2019
Hall of Fame: George Takei as Captain Hikaru Sulu We're joined by producer Jamie Rogers to discuss the career of George Takei and his impact on the Star Trek franchise. We talk about some of our favorite moments of him as Sulu and how he was able to grow the character.
info_outline Great Story, Terrible Wardrobe 10/22/2019
Great Story, Terrible Wardrobe The Animated Series takes a lot of heat for stories that aren't always the strongest. However, Yesteryear is not one of those episodes. Mike and Emilie discuss how this episode has almost singlehandedly kept TAS in the "canon" conversation for years and some curious calls on how those Vulcan kids' wardrobe was drawn.
info_outline He Is A Starfleet Captain 10/15/2019
He Is A Starfleet Captain Since 1964, when we saw the original captain of the USS Enterprise, fans have wanted to know more about Christopher Pike. With season 2 of Discovery, we got just that. Mike and Emilie discuss a character who has quickly become a fan favorite now that there is more of him on screen and some of his best moments as captain.
info_outline Allamaraine! 08/26/2019
Allamaraine! You all know the words, sing along! Allamaraine, 3rd shap. Emilie loves "Move Along Home", so since she's the star of the show, we do what she wants. Mike finds that he does have more likes than dislikes of the episode... but still chooses to not watch it if he doesn't have to.
info_outline Vulcans Don't Smile! 06/17/2019
Vulcans Don't Smile! 1964: Uniforms were dull colors and made from crushed velvet. Transporter chiefs wore glasses and Vulcans did smile. "The Cage" is the initial showing for the Starship Enterprise, but it's under the command of Captain Pike. Mike and Emilie talk about this episode and how good of a start it was for an historic franchise.
info_outline Cons With Kids 06/05/2019
Cons With Kids Mike and Emilie discuss going to Star Trek conventions, and bring in their friends Blake and Jamie Rogers as guests. Jamie has been bringing Blake to conventions since he was 2 1/2 and has some fun stories to tell. Mike finds out who the real star of the podcast is, too.
info_outline Cannon Fodder 05/31/2019
Cannon Fodder Argument over cannon in Star Trek has probably been around since the formation of TNG, but it exploded with J.J. Abrams & Co.'s interpretation in 2009. On the month of it's 10th anniversary, Mike and Emilie discuss the movie. Mike gets into how, he himself was gatekeeper when this movie came out and how he saw through his own Star Trek prejudice.
info_outline Hall of Fame: James Doohan as Captain Montgomery "Scotty" Scott 05/16/2019
Hall of Fame: James Doohan as Captain Montgomery "Scotty" Scott Hall of Fame edition