Whom Pods Destroy is back for another episode of top Star Trek chat.
In this edition we’ve gone all Gorn and discuss the first season original series episode, Arena. There are few images more memorable in Star Trek lore than that of the green skinned lizard creature that is pitted against Captain Kirk in a trial by combat orchestrated by the super advanced Metrons.
On the surface this episode of more than just Kirk fighting a bloke in a lizard costume. Graham, Derek and Terry pore over the show’s themes and messages and ask if there is anything to learn from Arena or is just a whole bunch of lizard fun.
Whom Pods Destroy is back for more Star Trek chat.
If you’re a fan of the Original Series episode, The Corbomite Maneuver then you’ll love this podcast .
It’s a fantastic character episode which also signifies the values and ethics which echo through this great franchise to this day. So join Terry, Graham and Derek as they dose themselves up on Tranya and check out Balok’s gorgeous drapes and puppetry.
Darren Mooney’s excellent review of The Corbomite Maneuver on The M0vie Blog.
Star Trek – The Corbomite Maneuver – visual effects comparison