Star Trek Training Exercises

I’ve had some difficulty over the last few weeks trying to find the right crossover to go with Star Trek, because so many of them have already been done to death. And then it occurred to me: so many crossovers don’t work because the contrast between them and Star Trek is too great. But such a contrast can be useful in an instructive way. Here’s a few crossovers I’d recommend to Starfleet Academy as training exercises via holodeck simulations:
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Into the West (Wing)

Not sure when we’ll ever get back to The West Wing, so I thought I’d take advantage of this opportunity to spin more than a few crossovers off one of my favourite shows. Naturally, I won’t be using the one I’m saving for next week, but everything else is fair game. One to a paragraph then, in more or less chronological order, here we go:
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Back to the Future III (1990)

Back to the Future IIIVHS | DVD | Trilogy Blu-ray

Score Tracklist:

  1. Main Title
  2. It’s Clara (The Train, Pt. 2)
  3. Hill Valley
  4. Hanging
  5. At First Sight
  6. Indians
  7. Goodbye Clara
  8. Doc Returns
  9. Point of No Return (The Train, Pt. 3)
  10. Future Isn’t Written
  11. Showdown
  12. Doc to the Rescue
  13. Kiss
  14. We’re Out of Gas
  15. Wake up Juice
  16. Science Experiment? (The Train, Pt. 1)
  17. Doubleback — ZZ Top
  18. End Credits

Trilogy Score Tracklist:

  1. Back to the Future
  2. Skateboard Chase
  3. Marty’s Letter
  4. Clocktower Pt. 1
  5. Clocktower Pt. 2/Helicopter
  6. ’85 Lone Pine Mall
  7. 4 x 4
  8. Doc Returns
  9. Hill Valley 2015
  10. Burn the Book
  11. He’s Gone
  12. Letter
  13. I’m Back
  14. End Logo
  15. West
  16. Main Title
  17. Indians
  18. Point of No Return (The Train, Pt. 3)
  19. End Credits
  20. Back to the Future: the Ride – Francis Lai

Tracks not on Soundtrack:

Back to the Future II (1989)

Back to the Future IIVHS | DVD | Trilogy Blu-ray

Score Tracklist:

  1. Main Title
  2. Future
  3. Hooverboard Chase
  4. Flying Delorean?
  5. My Father!
  6. Alternate 1985
  7. If They Ever Did
  8. Pair O’Docs
  9. Book
  10. Tunnel Chase
  11. Burn the Book
  12. Western Union
  13. End Title

Trilogy Score Tracklist:

  1. Back to the Future
  2. Skateboard Chase
  3. Marty’s Letter
  4. Clocktower Pt. 1
  5. Clocktower Pt. 2/Helicopter
  6. ’85 Lone Pine Mall
  7. 4 x 4
  8. Doc Returns
  9. Hill Valley 2015
  10. Burn the Book
  11. He’s Gone
  12. Letter
  13. I’m Back
  14. End Logo
  15. West
  16. Main Title
  17. Indians
  18. Point of No Return (The Train, Pt. 3)
  19. End Credits
  20. Back to the Future: the Ride – Francis Lai

Tracks not on Soundtrack:

Back to the Future (1985)

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Soundtrack Tracklist:

  1. The Power of Love — Huey Lewis and the News
  2. Time Bomb Town — Lindsey Buckingham
  3. Back to the Future — Outatime Orchestra
  4. Heaven Is One Step Away — Eric Clapton
  5. Back In Time — Huey Lewis and the News
  6. Back to the Future Overture — Outatime Orchestra
  7. The Wallflower (Dance With Me Henry) — Etta James
  8. Night Train — Marvin Berry and the Starlighters
  9. Earth Angel — Marvin Berry and the Starlighters
  10. Johnny B. Goode — Marty McFly and the Starlighters

Trilogy Score Tracklist:

  1. Back to the Future
  2. Skateboard Chase
  3. Marty’s Letter
  4. Clocktower Pt. 1
  5. Clocktower Pt. 2/Helicopter
  6. ’85 Lone Pine Mall
  7. 4 x 4
  8. Doc Returns
  9. Hill Valley 2015
  10. Burn the Book
  11. He’s Gone
  12. Letter
  13. I’m Back
  14. End Logo
  15. West
  16. Main Title
  17. Indians
  18. Point of No Return (The Train, Pt. 3)
  19. End Credits
  20. Back to the Future: the Ride – Francis Lai

Tracks not on Soundtrack: