Joe Menosky

Summary

Joe Menosky is a television writer known for his work on the various Star Trek series.

CareerEdit

He graduated from Pomona College in 1979, where the number 47 holds special importance (see 47 as an in-joke).[1] Menosky is the writer credited with starting the trend of trying to work the number 47 into many scripts.[2][3]

Menosky joined the writing staff for Season 4 of Star Trek: The Next Generation, and also wrote for several episodes for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager. As a writer on Voyager, he usually co-wrote with Brannon Braga. In June 2016, it was announced that Menosky has also joined the writing staff for Star Trek: Discovery.[4]

He later began work as a co-producer on The Orville, and wrote the second season episode "Sanctuary".

Writing creditsEdit

HunterEdit

  • “The Jade Woman,” Air date: October 17, 1987
  • “Hot Prowl,” (Teleplay; Story by Joseph Gunn), Air date: December 8, 1987
  • “Allegra,” Air date: December 29, 1987
  • “Presumed Guilty,” Air date: November 26, 1988
  • “The Pit,” Air date: January 14, 1989
  • “City Under Siege, Part 1,” (Teleplay; Story by George Geiger & Tom Chehak), Air date: February 4, 1989
  • “Return of White Cloud,” (co-writer with Erin Conroy and Stepfanie Kramer ), Air date: May 21, 1989

Star Trek: The Next GenerationEdit

Star Trek: Deep Space NineEdit

Star Trek: VoyagerEdit

Star Trek: DiscoveryEdit

For All MankindEdit

  • "The Weight"
  • "Best-Laid Plans"
  • "Happy Valley"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Mystique of 47". Pomona College (via Internet Archive). Archived from the original on September 1, 2006. Retrieved May 16, 2010.
  2. ^ "Starbase Pomona". Pomona College (via Internet Archive). Archived from the original on September 1, 2006. Retrieved May 17, 2010.
  3. ^ "Stardate 47". Pomona College (via Internet Archive). Archived from the original on September 1, 2006. Retrieved May 17, 2010.
  4. ^ Croston, John (June 3, 2016). "BREAKING: Trek Vet Joe Menosky and 'Heroes' Writer Aron Coleite Join Star Trek All Access Writing Staff". TrekMovie.com. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  • Denise & Michael Okuda, Star Trek Chronology: A History of the Future, Appendix J, "Writing Credits".

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