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

Behind the Scenes of “The Wrath of Khan” with John & Maria Jose Tenuto

John & Maria Jose Tenuto are authors of the new book, “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan: The Making of the Classic Film”. You’ve seen these two before in “The Toys that Made Us” and other pop-culture shows discussing sci-fi and other awesome geeky things, and now they’ve taken that passion to a new level with this meticulously researched book that left no stone, or Ceti Eel, unturned.

We learn a ton of new surprises as the Tenutos dug deeper than anyone has gone before to uncover the truth about this legendary film, including the original long-term plans for Saavik, understanding the Chekov/ Khan meeting, the “Khan baby,” and demystify and debunk many myths surrounding the movie.

The Tenutos are also sociology professors, so we discuss the sociology of Star Trek and how to examine it through this lens, the best characters that use sociology as part of their growth, a sidebar on their weird Star Trek merchandise collection, and using sociological constructs to examine Trek toys. Plus, the best order for a Star Trek noob to watch the movies! This jam-packed episode has a load of info, so sit back and enjoy talking Trek with the Tenutos!

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