Nothing New Under the Sun

16 - Star Trek and Khan

December 02, 2020 Season 1 Episode 16
Nothing New Under the Sun
16 - Star Trek and Khan
Show Notes

"Do you know the Klingon proverb that tells us revenge is a dish that is best served cold? Well, it is VERY cold in space." We welcome our long-time Trekkie pal Brian as our second-ever guest on NNUTS to discuss one of the Starship Enterprise's most illustrious villains: Khan. From William Shatner's unbelievable longevity, to Ricardo Montalban's suspiciously rippling pectorals, to the phenomenal cast of JJ Abrams' remakes, we deconstruct these contributions to Trek lore from the controversial to the contemporary. This is surely our longest episode yet, so listen long and prosper.

Media covered:

"Space Seed" from Star Trek: The Original Series (1967)

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

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