Trek Untold

Hosted ByMatthew Kaplowitz

"Trek Untold" is the Star Trek podcast that goes beyond the stars! This show features guests, including character actors, stunt performers, directors, writers, VFX artists, and the behind-the-scenes people who make the Star Trek universe boldly go where no sci-fi franchise has gone before.

The Trek Untold podcast is not endorsed by, sponsored by, nor affiliated with CBS, Paramount Pictures, or any other Star Trek franchise

117: Karole Selmon’s “Code of Honor” in Life and Acting

The first season of Star Trek TNG episode “Code of Honor” is an infamous one within the fandom, reviled by fans and the actors in it alike. Karole Selmon played Yareena in that episode and, for the first time, shared her thoughts on it and the reputation it holds.

 Karole gives us the whole story, starting from her audition, tension on the set with some crew, the kindness of Patrick Stewart, memories of Gene Roddenberry, working with Jessie Ferguson and Julian Christopher, her fight scene with Denise Crosby with an accident on set that few know about, and her perspective on why this isn’t the worst Star Trek episode of all time, including a few reasons most people rarely think about when discussing this one. She also has another surprising Star Trek experience that very few know about that she shared with Trek Untold.

 Karole tells us about her experiences performing on stage around the US and the globe, including a communist country, the trauma in her life that led her to the stage, what she learned from her first movie role in “Mother, Jugs, and Speed,” and working with Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby and James Earl Jones in “A Piece of the Action.” Plus, sprinting on “Hill Street Blues,” being in “Roots” with Ben Vereen, being buried alive in “JJ Starbuck,” and more.

 Please subscribe to our brand new YouTube channel: . There you will see all the old episodes of this show, as well as new episodes and all of our other content, including shorts and some other fun things planned for the future.

Visit my Amazon shop to check out tons of Trek products and other things I enjoy –

View the Teespring store for Trek Untold gear & apparel –

Support Trek Untold by becoming a Patreon at

Don’t forget to subscribe to the show and leave a rating if you like us!

Follow Trek Untold on Social Media

Follow Nerd News Today on Social Media

Trek Untold is sponsored by, powered by the RAGE Works Podcast Network, and affiliated with Nerd News Today.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *