28 – Space Captains

The Mythcreant Podcast

Oren, Chris, and Mike talk about captains in futuristic space settings. They discuss how captains make effective protagonists, list their favorite and least favorite captain characters, and ask why so many space captains are obsessed with antiques.

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Opening and closing theme: The Princess Who Saved Herself by Jonathan Coulton. Used with permission.

Show Notes:

Malcolm Reynolds on Firefly

Shards of Honor by Lois McMaster Bujold

Admiral Helena Cain on Battlestar Galactica

Jonathan Archer on Star Trek: Enterprise

Benjamin Sisko on Star Trek: Deep Space 9

Galaxy Quest: Tim Allen playing Jason Nesmith playing Commander Peter Quincy Taggart.

William Shatner (He was, in fact, trained as a classical Shakespearean actor.)

Kathryn Janeway on Star Trek: Voyager

Captain John Sheridan on Babylon 5

Commander Jeffery Sinclair on Babylon 5

Rory Williams from Doctor Who

The Day of the Doctor, all the Doctors (Tom Baker played the fourth Doctor)

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