Trek Geeks #96: Star Trek Generations


The passing of the baton.

In 1994, Paramount debuted the first of the movies to feature the cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation. It would serve as a bridge for the two generations of the franchise and do so in epic fashion!

…but did it?

Joining us to talk about this seventh Star Trek film is our friend Brandon-Shea Mutala from Trek.FM! He’s the host of Melodic Treks and the co-host of Warp 5–and Generations is his favorite TNG movie!

Sadly, Brandon is outnumbered: Bill and Dan don’t count this film among their favorites. We’ll discuss the plot elements and the areas that we thought the film could have improved on, and we’ll debate the personal Nexuses (Nexii??) for Kirk and Picard and whether they fit the characters.

Plus, lots of Star Trek news on the DS9 Documentary and a new release of the ST:TMP soundtrack on vinyl! Enter the Nexus with us and Episode 96 of Your Independent Star Trek Podcast!  MAKE IT SO!


Five Year MissionWe can’t thank FIVE YEAR MISSION enough. We are truly grateful to them for allowing us to use their music for every episode of Trek Geeks. You really should check them out–they’re writing and recording one original song for each episode of  the classic Star Trek series from the 1960’s.

Warp on over to their website at and check out all of their fantastic albums!  You can hear them all: Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, The Trouble with Tribbles, and of course, the amazing Spock’s Brain!  Plus, here is a little secret…they are working on Year 4 right now!

Here’s a rundown of the Five Year Mission songs you’ll hear in this episode!

The Cage – [Track 1] – Year One
The Trouble With Tribbles 6 – [Track 6] – The Trouble With Tribbles

Bumper Music
Colder in Russia – [Track 6] – Spock’s Brain
The Galileo Seven – [Track 1] – Year Two


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