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Warp Five: A Star Trek Enterprise Podcast

Mar 30, 2018

Season Four Retrospective Part 1.
Season four of Star Trek: Enterprise began with the resolution to the cliffhanger of aliens in Nazi uniforms that we saw in the final shot of "Zero Hour." How would the writers and producers resolve that plot thread, and how would the format of the show change now that the Xindi arc...

Mar 23, 2018

Essential Enterprise Season 2. 
In every season of every Star Trek show, there are some episodes that stand out more than others — but which ones are essential to their respective shows as a whole? We continue our four-part series where we look at each episode of each season and determine if they are essential to...

Mar 16, 2018

NX-01 Movie Night: The Day the Earth Stood Still.
Friendship and fellowship is important for people's general health and well-being. All of the Star Trek series have shown some sort of interaction between the members of its crew on screen in varying ways. The Next Generation had poker, Deep Space Nine had...

Mar 9, 2018

Warp Five 137: The H.M.S. Enter^3
Writing the Borg Queen's Origin Story.
Star Trek: First Contact introduced a new and unique villain to the Star Trek universe when Alice Krige appeared as the Borg Queen. Some loved her as a villain, some didn't, but no one can deny that she left her mark on the franchise. Even...

Mar 2, 2018

Evolution and The Xindi.
The Drake equation is a formula devised by scientists that is full of variables, and if you knew the value of each variable, you would be able to calculate how many civilizations are currently in the galaxy. However, evolution can take different paths, and what happens when evolution leads to...