Warp Factor Trek

The Star Trek Fan Website

Editor of WarpFactorTrek, Dan is an avid Star Trek fan who lives in Aberdeen, Scotland. Dan has loved Star Trek ever since discovering it in his childhood. He worked as an administrator, for six years, on the encyclopedic Star Trek website Memory Alpha, which involved studying the making of the various series and films. He has been mentioned in the official Star Trek Magazine, has qualified from a Star Trek course taught at Glasgow Clyde College, and coordinates the SubSpace Chatter (formerly The Scotch Trekker) YouTube channel, which regularly features live interviews with the cast and crew of Star Trek.

An Interview with Elizabeth Dennehy, Part III: Modern Trek

Having famously originated the role of Commander Shelby in The Next Generation’s “The Best of Both Worlds” two-parter, Elizabeth Dennehy returned to Star Trek over thirty years later — as

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An Interview with Picard Senior Concept Designer Sean Hargreaves

Concept Designer Sean Hargreaves worked on Star Trek Beyond and the second and third seasons of Star Trek: Picard. He notes, “I wasn’t there for the first season, came in

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Star Trek: Picard – Stargazer in Review

This comic, set between Seasons 2 and 3 of the Star Trek: Picard TV series, is the second and final comics mini-series to be based on the show, after Star

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David Mack on Star Trek: Picard

I recently enjoyed interviewing expert Star Trek consultant and author David Mack about Star Trek: Picard. Mack wasn’t involved in the TV series but has written a Picard novel due

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An Interview with Elizabeth Dennehy, Part II: The Aftermath of “The Best of Both Worlds”

Before production ended on the first part of the “Best of Both Worlds” two-parter, Jonathan Frakes tried to warn Elizabeth Dennehy about how it might be received. “He said to

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An Interview with Elizabeth Dennehy, Part I: Creating “The Best of Both Worlds”

An actress who has experienced the best of both worlds, Elizabeth Dennehy has found success both on screen and off. She originated the role of Shelby in one of the

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A Star Trek Kelvin Prequel Movie Makes Sense

Yesterday, Deadline reported that Paramount is planning a new prequel Star Trek movie. The planned upcoming film will see Star Trek return to the big screen for the first time

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The Animated Series’ “The Jihad” in Review

Think The Animated Series is a children’s cartoon? Think again! This episode deals with as mature a theme as religious war and includes an undercurrent of sexual tension between two

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The Animated Series’ “The Eye of the Beholder” in Review

This installment shouldn’t be confused with the similarly titled TNG episode “Eye of the Beholder”. At Dorothy Fontana’s request, this episode was written by David P. Harmon, who also wrote

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In Development: A New Movie Script Featuring Jean-Luc Picard

With the third and final season of Star Trek: Picard having proved a success, Sir Patrick Stewart remains eager to explore his character of Jean-Luc Picard. Even before the last

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