Dec. 29, 2022

Starfleet Uniforms and Fandom

Starfleet Uniforms and Fandom

Plus: New DS9 Comic Mini-Series on the Way!

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Positively Trek 223: Starfleet Uniforms and Fandom

Plus: New DS9 Comic Mini-Series on the Way!


Starfleet uniforms have taken many different forms over the course ofStar Trekhistory. A uniform represents many things: belonging to an organization (or a fandom), job, rank, militarism, and much more.


In this episode ofPositively Trek, hosts Barry and Dan discuss Starfleet uniforms and their link to fandom. We also discuss the week’sTreknews, including the announcement of aStar Trek: Deep Space Ninecomic mini-series to celebrate the show’s 30th anniversary (!!!), and the exciting debut of Sir Patrick Stewart on TikTok!


IDW Celebrating 30th Anniversary Of ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’ With ‘Dog Of War’ Miniseries -


Sir Patrick Stewart Celebrates The Christmas Season By Joining TikTok -


The TNG-era Uniform Paradigm -


Inclusion in Fandom: How Harry Potter Fans Rhetorically Create Representation -


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Opening (00:00:00)

DS9 30th Anniversary Mini-Series (00:06:25)

Sir Patrick Stewart on TikTok (00:10:56)

Positively Trek in 2023 (00:13:43)

Patreon Shout Out (00:15:24)

Starfleet Uniform Discussion (00:16:21)

Closing (01:09:56)



Barry DeFord

Dan Gunther



Dan Gunther (Editor and Producer)

Barry DeFord (Producer)

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