In 1986 a Klingon Bird of Prey brought the crew of the Starship Enterprise from the future to 1986 for a whale of a tale in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home!
Khan’s wrath was averted, Spock was sought and found, and the crew of NCC-1701 comes back to San Francisco in 1986 to save Earth’s future by saving the whales in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.
Time-travel with Kirk, Spock, Bones, Uhura, Sulu, Chekov, and Scottie to bring the future to San Francisco in 1986. SuperFriend Jovial Jay Shepard joins shazbazzar and JediShua for some whale songs as they remember (or misremember) the conclusion of the Genesis/Khan trilogy in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.
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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
In one of the most down-to-earth Star Trek features that showed the crew of the Enterprise in perhaps the strangest surroundings, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home pits the Federation of the future against the crazy culture of the ‘80s as Kirk and Spock are unleashed on the streets of San Francisco in 1986. Jovial Jay Shepard joins the ‘Dads for a fun trip to a past “today” as Spock strives to get into the groove of punk rock and capitalism that seems completely alien to the crew of the recently destroyed Enterprise. Though our memories are a bit sketchy, the fun flavor of the fourth feature film shines through the banter between the three Gen-Xers.
Toys in the Attic: Toy Fair 2019
JediShua and shazbazzar take a peek at pics and slideshows from the recent Toy Fair in New York. Loads of retrotastic four-inch fun for fans of ‘70s and ‘80s action figures. Someone needs to win a lottery.
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Join shazbazzar and JediShua each week for a look back at the ’70s and ’80s as they share the fun and also fandom of their youth with their families, friends, and EarBuds. Topics include TV, film, music, toys, and games of the ’70s and ’80s like Atari, Nintendo, Sega, and arcade games as well as franchises which have continued into the 21st Century, like Star Wars, Star Trek, TRON, and all sorts of time-traveling tales. TechnoRetro Dads creates new stories as old legends are passed down from one generation to the next.
If you’re a TechnoRetro Dad, the child of one, or just appreciate the ’70s and ’80s, then this podcast is definitely for you!