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.

The Original Series’ “The Man Trap” in Review

This was the first Star Trek episode ever broadcast, commemorated annually with “Star Trek Day” on 8th September. But is the episode any good? Summary Imagine encountering an alluring young

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The Original Series‘ “The Enemy Within” in Review

Here’s an episode inspired by the story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, who are also mentioned by Balok in “The Corbomite Maneuver”. It’s a character study of Captain James

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Top 5 Lower Decks Episodes

With Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 4 approaching, let’s reflect on the show so far. The series is a credit to the imagination of show creator Mike McMahan. Which episodes

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The Original Series‘ “Mudd’s Women” in Review

Writer Stephen Kandel planned various sequels for the character of Harry Mudd, as played by Roger C. Carmel. This episode introduced the character. Summary The Enterprise pursues a non-responsive cargo

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The Original Series’ “The Corbomite Maneuver” in Review

Following the pilot episodes “The Cage” and “Where No Man Has Gone Before”, “The Corbomite Maneuver” was the next produced Star Trek episode, the first regular installment. It introduces new

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Author Joe Nazzaro Discusses Star Trek: The Art of Neville Page

This month sees the release of a new non-fiction Star Trek book by author Joe Nazzaro, Star Trek: The Art of Neville Page. Given that, I recently interviewed him about

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Bernadette Croft’s Modus Operandi

A good time was had by all when I recently conducted an exclusive interview with Bernadette Croft, the costume designer for Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. But what regularly goes

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An Interview with Kherkovian Voice-Over Performer Anjuli Cain

Just before the SAG-AFTRA strike began, I lucked into an exclusive interview with Anjuli Cain, who plays the ethereal roles of Blue and Yellow in this week’s episode of Star

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The Costuming Origins of Bernadette Croft

In this article, Bernadette Croft — the costume designer for Star Trek: Strange New Worlds — looks back on the first season of the show, a subject I’ve interviewed her

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Valerie Weiss — Directing Strange New Worlds‘ “Ad Astra Per Aspera”

I recently had the privilege of interviewing Director Valerie Weiss, who directed the second episode of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds‘ second season, “Ad Astra Per Aspera”. An award-winning filmmaker

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