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Between Star Trek: The Motion Picture and The Next Generation, Gene Roddenberry was still at work crafting new TV show concepts. In 1981, he turned his attention to a melding of real world science and speculative futurism with "Breakthrough." We welcome producer/documentarian Jeff Stepp (The UnXplained: Mysteries of the Universe with William Shatner) to The Trek Files to help determine where Gene was on the right path and if his idea could breakthrough the TV landscape today.

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