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Last year, we took part in WonderCon@Home in order to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Star Trek: Enterprise, marking the debut of the show’s feature-length pilot ‘Broken Bow’ on September 26th, 2001.
Not well received at the time, hindsight has been kinder to the show and fans lamented the lack of official commemorations being put together by Paramount in 2021, so we stepped up.
Star Trek historian and officer of the Bajoran Militia, Ian Spelling caught up with Dominic Keating, who played Lt.Malcolm Reed, armory officer aboard Enterprise NX-01, and director James L. Conway, whose credits not only included ‘Broken Bow’, but three more episodes of Enterprise, four episodes of Star Trek: Voyager, seven episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and three episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
A prolific producer as well as director, Conway has also worked on Charmed, Smallville, Supernatural, and, most recently, The Magicians.
As well as being The Companion’s correspondent in the 23rd and 24th centuries, Ian Spelling is the closest thing Star Trek has to a historian.
His most recent book, Star Trek – The Original Series: A Celebration, features tons of all-new interviews and is the last word on the show in our opinion.