Wed, 21 January 2015
Live Fast and Prosper.
How much would you pay for Federation membership? Apparently in the Delta Quadrant you can get quick approval if you’ve got enough money—or ten kilotons of bolomite. Given that Voyager was constantly leaving her influence behind as she made her way back to Earth, it’s surprising that more aliens didn’t try impersonating the crew for their own gain. We know that at least one group did, and they played the part with unwavering dedication—especially in the case of faux Tuvok.
In this episode of The Ready Room we’re joined by Charlynn Schmiedt and Matthew Rushing to discuss “Live Fast and Prosper,” the Dala who would be Janeway, Bizarro Chakotay, and Mobar, the alien who truly believed he was Vulcan.
In our news segment we discuss the 20th anniversary of Voyager as we remember the premiere of “Caretaker,” and debate the results of StarTrek.com’s poll about which doctor fans would most want as their own.
Christopher Jones and Charlynn Schmiedt
Editor and Producer
Remembering 20 Years of Voyager (00:02:49)
Poll: The doctor fans would most want as their own is… (00:15:04)
Feature: Live Fast and Prosper
Intro and Synopsis (00:23:34)
Loose Lips Sink Ships (00:27:22)
Reputation Harmed (00:42:58)
Flaws In Execution (00:51:05)
Doctor In Drag (00:58:44)
One Redeeming Thing (01:06:15)
Final Thoughts (01:13:32)
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