The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular, Episode 12: There Be Whales Here – Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Where will YOU be when your diarrhea comes back?
Where will YOU be when your diarrhea comes back?

The Star Trek film vault continues with Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home in the latest Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular, when Glenn & Scott welcome Andy Halleen back to the show for a laid-back discussion of one of the most aesthetically and financially successful entries in the series. The three discuss The Voyage Home‘s shift into comedy, the ongoing transformation of William Shatner, colorful metaphors, orbital mechanics, the whale prime directive, and how each of the movie’s characters are used & developed. Also, Scott does his impression of whale song, because of course he does.

We won’t eschew you on the latest episode of The Glenn Butler Podcast Hour Spectacular!

Musical selections from Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home:
“Home Again/End Credits” by Leonard Rosenman
“Chekov’s Run” by Leonard Rosenman
“I Hate You” by Edge of Etiquette
“Home Again/End Credits” by Leonard Rosenman

Author: Glenn Butler

Glenn is not Prince Hamlet, nor was meant to be. He goes forward, he goes back. The Glenn that you know, he had some second thoughts. Glenn has come back to reclaim some infinitude of silence, the unspeaking of his name. At PTBN he's most often seen walking the web, covering the Star Trek beat, and podcasting about various manifestations of life and popular culture. Find him elsewhere on the Twitter, the Instam and/or the Tumblr. Tamp 'em up solid.