Five Year Mission

Five Year Mission #057: Amok Time

What Are Little Songs Made Of? The band discusses the iconic episode and the Year Two track that accompanies it. How difficult was it for Noah to write about such a highly regarded episode? What is a Lirpa made of? How much can 5 guys possibly remember about a song recorded over a decade ago?…

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Five Year Mission #056: Bonnie Gordon

Voice of the USS Protostar! Andy and Chris sit down with the lovely, amazing, and oh so talented Bonnie Gordon, also known as the voice of the Protostar from Star Trek: Prodigy. We get in there and get the whole history, and yes, there is singing.

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Five Year Mission #055: Creature Feature (and aliens)

You know how you have always wondered what our favorite creatures from the various Star Trek series were? Well, you no longer have to speculate. Listen along to one of our longest episodes to date as we each dive into our top 3 choices of alien species throughout Trek.  It was supposed to be “non-humanoid”…

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Five Year Mission #054: I, Mike

Five Year Mission Spotlight on Mike Rittenhouse Who is Mike Rittenhouse? How did he become a musician? When and why did he choose Star Trek as his muse? Chris goes one-on-one with the founder of Five Year Mission. They discuss his life as a child, teen and what led him to form Five Year Mission.

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5 Year Mission #53: Operation: Annihilate!

What Are Little Songs Made Of? Get ready to hear all about the epic YEAR TWO masterpiece “Operation: Annihilate!” and the original series episode that inspired it. Flying vomit (or is it pancakes? Jelly?) and dead William Shatner in a mustache. This episode has it all.

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Five Year Mission The Podcast #052: Other Favorite Franchises

And Other Recommendations Five Year Mission is well known for their love of Star Trek. They have been a band for 12 years, after all. But Star Trek isn’t the only franchise that they have adoration for.  In this episode the band discusses their love for other sci fi/fantasy/horror/comedy TV shows and movies.  Each member…

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Five Year Mission #51: The City on the Edge of Forever

What Are Little Songs Made Of? Time travel. Drug overdose. Stone knives and bear skins. The guys discuss one of Star Trek’s most famous episodes and the song that they wrote for it.  Chris reveals the difficulties and pressure of having to write a song about one of the most beloved episodes. 

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Five Year Mission #050: NU2U2

New music we’ve been enjoying We made it to 50 episodes! Join Andy, Chris, and Noah as they discuss music that is new to them. This is the long-awaited sequel to an episode that aired in April of 2021. In this episode, each member picked 2 artists that they had just recently discovered and really…

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Five Year Mission #049: Let He Who is Without Sin w/comedian Patrick Murray

Worf: The Party Pooper When a simple getaway to Risa turns out to be a dry run for an insurrection, Worf joins the party. But not the kind of party you expect on Risa. Listen in as Fark, Mike and Chris welcome Patrick Murray back to the show where they discuss this episode of Deep…

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Five Year Mission #048: STAR TREK DEATH MATCH!

Who vs. Who? Mike uses his omnipotent powers to force Chris and other opponents into a deadly match of debate full of anarchy and comedy. Listen as Claire Little, Jim Moorhouse, Jenn Tifft and Chris battle to the DEATH!!!!

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