Site ColumnsBy Caillan
March 18, 2002 - 4:09 PM
New life ambition: to not only become a historian, but one who doubles as a presenter of documentaries. After hearing that British academic Dr. David Starkey recently signed a rather lucrative television contract, I think it would be a rather nice way to have my cake and eat it.
Trek BBS Today
Below are some of the topics currently being discussed at the Trek BBS:
- What factors influenced aspects of the Original Series?
- Will Enterprise feature the Bolians?
- In Science Fiction & Fantasy: What would you like to see in Indiana Jones IV?
More topics can be found at the Trek BBS!
Trek Two Years Ago
These were some of the major news items on March 18, 2000:
- Kirk Not To Be Brought Back
William Shatner's (James T. Kirk) manager Larry Thompson said that although the actor would love to reprise his Kirk role on screen, Paramount had given no indications that they were planning to bring the character back.
- First 'Fury' Images
The first photos from the upcoming Voyager episode 'Fury' surfaced online. They showed a much older Kes, as well as Janeway and Kes from an earlier season.
More news can be found in the archives.
Happy Birthday to J.G. Hertzler, who appeared as General (later Chancellor) Martok on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He also played a Hirogen in Voyager's 'Tsunkatse.'
Today's Television Listings
- TNN will be showing the Next Generation episodes 'Unification, Part I' at 8:00 p.m Eastern Time, with 'Ship in a Bottle' at 11:00 p.m.
- The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series episodes 'The Squire of Gothos' at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time, with 'The Ultimate Computer' at 7:00 p.m.
- In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series episode 'Friday's Child' at 10:00 a.m and 2:00 p.m Eastern Time, with TNG's 'Ethics' at 3:00 p.m, DS9's 'Life Support' at 4:00 p.m, and Voyager's 'Scorpion (Part 2)' at 5:00 p.m.
- In the United Kingdom, E4 will show the Original Series episode 'All Our Yesterdays' at 14:00 and 18:00 GMT. Sky One will show Voyager's 'Demon' at 17:00 and midnight, with the Enterprise episode 'Silent Enemy' at 20:00. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!
Tomorrow's Television Listings
- TNN will be showing TNG's 'Unification, Part II' at 8:00pm Eastern Time and 'Aquiel' at 11:00pm.
- The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series's 'Arena' at 6:00pm Eastern Time and 'The Changeling' at 7:00pm.
- In Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series's 'The Deadly Years' at 10:00am and 2:00pm Eastern Time, TNG's 'The Outcast' at 3:00pm, DS9's 'Heart of Stone' at 4:00pm and Voyager's 'The Gift' at 5:00pm and 10:00pm.
- In the United Kingdom, Sky One will be showing Voyager's 'One' at 17:00 GMT, repeated at 23:45. Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!
- In Australia, TV1 will be showing the Original Series's 'The Doomsday Machine' at 00:15, 'Catspaw' at 01:05 and 'I, Mudd' at 23:20. Thanks go out to Sci-Fi TV Schedules International!