Improvised Star Trek (episode)
Improvised Star Trek explores the final frontier of comedy by turning Star Trek into an improv office comedy. Taking suggestions submitted on Twitter and Facebook, the cast (featuring some of Chicago’s top improvisors) creates a fully improvised episode detailing the adventures of the USS Sisyphus, a less enterprising starship. New episodes are posted every other week. To learn more about the show check out our website, facebook page, or twitter!
Improvised Star Trek is fan production. Star Trek is property of CBS/Paramount.

The USS Sisyphus's dirty little secret gets a lot bigger. And cleaner.

Improvised October 12, 2014 from a suggestion by Andrew Vanderwoude

Edited by Roger Payton

Featuring

Sean Kelley as Lt. Cdr Crick Watson

Irene Marquette as Lt. Lady Cola, A Washingtonian

Mary Cait Walthall as Dr. Zarlene Zonalzon, A Washingtonian

Nick Wagner as Lt. Ch'arles Lorem, A Washingtonian
 
Julia Weiss as Lt. Rita King, A Washingtonian
 
Matt Young as Captain Julius Valentine Baxter, En. Greg
Direct download: IST109_WhoWashestheWindowWashers.mp3
Category:episode -- posted at: 5:28pm CDT

Something's amish when a couch surfer butters his way onto the USS Sisyphus. Can the crew rumspringa into action when a Romulan warbird appears? This one's a real barn burner. Cow pun. 

 

Improvised March 8, 2015 from a suggestion by @Shoelessdick

 

Featuring

Griffen Eckstein as Lt. Leopold Lackey, LtCdr Fritz Fassbinder 

Mike Geraghty as Zeb, Romulan Subcommander

Sean Kelly as LtCdr Crick Watson

Nick Wagner as Lt. Ch'arles Lorem, Romulan Commander

Chris Rathjen as Cdr Corbomite Hayes, Romulan Subcommander

 

Matt Young as Captain Julius Valentine Baxter

Direct download: IST-Ep-108-Cry-Havoc.mp3
Category:episode -- posted at: 12:18am CDT

The crew goes on search for one of the greatest, and most illogical, treasures in galaxy.

Improvised October 21, 2012 from a suggestion by Ben McLaughlin, via Facebook.

Pulled from the archives in honor of Leonard Nimoy. We wouldn't be doing this show without him.

Starring
Griffen Eckstein as Lt. Cdr Fritz Fassbinder(Shimsham the Wonderpet), Ensign Lackey
Sean Kelley as Lt. Cdr Crickstopher Watson
Irene Marquette as Lt. Lady Cola, (Queen Cola) 
Christopher Rathjen as Cmdr. Corbomite Hayes
Mary Cait Walthall as Dr. Zarlene Zonalzon, Amb. Stevens(Entecriss of the High Seas)
Nick Wagner as Lt. Ch'arles Lorem (the Kid)
Matt Young as Captain Julius Valentine Baxter, Lt Cdr. Urg Ensign Greg, O.T. Greyson 
Direct download: IST107_LegendofSpocksGold.mp3
Category:episode -- posted at: 2:00am CDT

While the crew is busy beating each other to the top of the radio ratings, a Romulan Commander and Sub-Commander sneak into the top of the charts and our hearts.

Edited by Hannah Parsons

Improvised on Nov. 9th, 2014. Title suggested by Robert Fontenot via Facebook.

 

Griffen Eckstein as Lt. Cdr Fritz Fassbinder, Lt. Son, Ensign Gork
Sean Kelley as Lt. Cdr Crick Watson, Lt. Carl
Christopher Rathjen as Cmdr. Corbomite Hayes, Commander Forex
Mary Cait Walthall as Dr. Zarlene Zonalzon, ItsaButt, Ensign Garblogg
Julia Weiss as Lt. Rita King, Subcommander, Ensign Michael Mennaro
Nick Wagner as Lt. Ch'arles Lorem, Ensign Kurg Krog

 

Matt Young as Captain Julius Valentine Baxter
Direct download: IST_106_Long_time_Listener_first_time_conqueror.mp3
Category:episode -- posted at: 12:50am CDT

The crew of the Sisyphus raises awareness, an maybe even some latinum, for a good cause.

Improvised 2014-09-14 from a suggestion by David Kramlich via Facebook.

Edited by Christopher Rathjen

 
Griffen Eckstein as Lt. Cdr Fritz Fassbinder, Lt. Lackey, Lt. Son
Sean Kelley as Lt. Cdr Crick Watson
Irene Marquette as Lt. Lady Cola
Joseph Wolf Phillips as Holographic Rocky Balboa, Bartender, Changeling
Christopher Rathjen as Cmdr. Corbomite Hayes
Mary Cait Walthall as Dr. Zarlene Zonalzon, 
Julia Weiss as Lt. Rita King
Nick Wagner as Lt. Ch'arles Lorem
Matt Young as Captain Julius Valentine Baxter, Pancakes Johnson, Changeling
Direct download: IST105_OdosSleepBucketChallenge.mp3
Category:episode -- posted at: 8:09am CDT

Ep 104: The Universe is an Ocean and we are but a Ripple on the Water

When the crew find themselves at the whim of whatever's in front of them, can Captain Baxter and Lt. Cola find a nice quiet crate to hide in?

 

Improvised on August 3rd, 2014 

Title suggested by James Pagano via Facebook.

Direct download: IST_104_The_Universe_is_an_Ocean.mp3
Category:episode -- posted at: 8:35pm CDT

An important mission, like, totallay important leads the USS Sisyphus to a rendevous with the with USS Gracia at strange anomaly.

Improvised 2014-09-14 from a suggestion by Brendan Stallings via Facebook.

Edited by Eric Scull

 
Griffen Eckstein as Lt. Cdr Fritz Fassbinder, Lt. Lackey, Boss Kitten
Sean Kelley as Lt. Cdr Crick Watson, Student
Irene Marquette as Lt. Lady Cola, Nurse
Joseph Wolf Phillips as Capt. Japhy Whitman, Nurse, Cockney Bartender
Christopher Rathjen as Cmdr. Corbomite Hayes, Scooter, Thirsty Guy, Kitten
Mary Cait Walthall as Dr. Zarlene Zonalzon, Unnamed Ensign, Kitten
Julia Weiss as Captain Rita King, Kitten
Nick Wagner as Lt. Ch'arles Lorem, Kitten
Matt Young as Captain Julius Valentine Baxter, Cdr. Sugar Dust (Nee Sorak nee Treeheart nee Nightcrawler), Sally
Direct download: IST103_TheUndiscoveredPantry.mp3
Category:episode -- posted at: 1:00pm CDT

Captain Baxter must return from a hellish future to repair the timeline, and check out by 11.

Improvised August 10, 2014 from a suggestion by K Scott Huntley

 

Featuring

 

Griffen Eckstein as Lt. Cdr. Fritz Fassbinder, Lt. Lackey, The Masseur
Irene Marquette as Lt. Cdr. Lady Cola, Days Inn Manager
Christopher Rathjen as Cdr. Corbomite Hayes
Nick Wagner as the Renegade Ch'arles Lorem
Mary Cait Walthall as Dr. Zarlene Zonalzon, Days Inn Clerk, the Trilling
Matt Young as [the Renegade]Cpt. Julius Valentine Baxter, Lt. Greg
Direct download: IST102_DaysInnofFuturePast.mp3
Category:episode -- posted at: 11:43am CDT

The Sisyphus accidentally happens upon the Borg during their quarterly fundraising drive and no one changes the station in time and pretty soon the crew starts thinking about how they've always meant to assimilate but just never really got around to it and maybe this year is the year to finally just shell out to help fund the really great antonistic activities that the Borg can always be relied on to produce every single day whether it's on your commute or during your workout or just while you're doing chores around the house. Plus, that tote bag!

 

Featuring

Irene Marquette as Lt. Lady Cola

Leslie Nesbit as Borg Collective Members like You

Christopher Rathjen as Cdr. Corbomite Hayes

Nick Wagner as Lt. Ch'arles Lorem, Borg Drone

Matt Young as Captain Julius Baxter, En. Greg, Lt.Cdr. Urg

 

Improvised on August 24th 2014 from a suggestion by Gregory Gallager via Facebook.

Direct download: Ep_101_Borg_dot_org_v2.mp3
Category:episode -- posted at: 2:21pm CDT

On November 23rd, 2014, we reached our 100th episode milstone and celebrated by inviting our fans to submit questions that they'd like to see answered about the adventures of the USS Sisyphus. We livestreamed the episode as we improvised it, and this is the audio of the event.

Many thanks to all of you for listening, and all the cast, crew, and guests who helped us to get 100!

Direct download: IST_ep_100-Mailbag_AUDIO.mp3
Category:episode -- posted at: 3:57am CDT