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Warp Five: A Star Trek Enterprise Podcast

Oct 31, 2021

“The Andorian Incident” 20th-anniversary reflections

When the Enterprise drops by a Vulcan monastery to check out the meditation, they find a priest whose behavior is so odd, with such outbursts, that they know something must be wrong. Sensing this, Archer and Trip do what humans do and crash the party—a move...

Oct 25, 2021

“Terra Nova” 20th-anniversary reflections

The Enterprise may be the first Warp 5-capable ship—and the vehicle for Earth’s first real mission to actively explore deep space—but it isn’t the first time humans set out to settle the stars. A planet called Terra Nova was the site of the first human colony outside...

Oct 18, 2021

“Unexpected” 20th-anniversary reflections

Starfleet is known for its willingness to lend a helping hand to ships in need, and the same can be said for the Enterprise in those early days of humanity’s space exploration. The discovery that a cloaked alien ship is leaching energy from the NX-01 is met with compassion...

Oct 10, 2021

“Strange New World” 20th-anniversary reflections

Although the crew of the Enterprise NX-01 visited Rigel X and Qo’noS in the pilot episode, “Broken Bow,” the first stopover on a Minshara-class planet during their mission of exploration takes an unexpected turn. What at first appears to be an idyllic...

Oct 3, 2021

“Fight or Flight” 20th-anniversary reflections.

In their first deep space encounter with an unfamiliar ship, the Enterprise crew makes a chilling discovery that tests their nerves and human instincts. The alien ship’s crew has been slaughtered and strung up to the ceiling, attached to a device that collects...