Tuned In Journal
A documentary about "Star Trek" and "Star Trek" fans is not new. It's been done before. But "Trek Nation" (8 tonight, Science Channel) comes at "Star Trek" from a slightly different angle.
This docu-feature follows Eugene "Rod" Roddenberry (pictured at left), son of "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry, as he tries to gain an understanding of the phenomenon, which he admits, "I just didn't get."
Rod Roddenberry's journey began years ago -- early footage shows him at a Las Vegas "Star Trek" convention in 2002 -- and it includes an interview with Rod's mother, Majel Barrett (AKA Nurse Chapel), who died in 2008.
Read more after the jump. ...