Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 08, 1973
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network

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Star Trek: The Animated Series

Sometimes known as TAS, Star Trek the Animated Series debuted on NBC, Sat. Sept. 8, 1973. This cartoon version of the Original Series by creator Gene Roddenberry featured almost all of the voices of the cast of that series. Many of the storylines are the same whilst others are brand new stories not previously shown in The Original Series.

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02x06 The Counter-Clock Incident Aired: Oct. 12, 1974

Stardate: 6770.3 The Enterprise inadvertently locks a tractor beam on a ship diving into a nova. Then it finds itself pulled into …

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The show had 2 seasons and 22 episodes air between 1973 and 1974.

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Space, the Final Frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise. Its Five year mission to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations.

To boldly go where no man has gone before!

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  • The first recording session for the series took place at Filmation's studios in Reseda, California, and featured the entire cast together. This was the first time the cast had been reunited…
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    The first recording session for the series took place at Filmation's studios in Reseda, California, and featured the entire cast together. This was the first time the cast had been reunited since the end of the original Star Trek: The Original Series series. The cast recorded three episodes ("Star Trek" (1973) {Beyond the Farthest Star (#1.1)}, "Star Trek" (1973) {Yesteryear (#1.2)}, "Star Trek" (1973) {More Tribbles, More Troubles (#1.5)}). After that, the cast would record their lines separately whenever their schedules permitted.
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  • Walter Koenig (Ensign Pavel Chekov) was the only ongoing original Star Trek: The Original Series cast member to never appear on the series.
  • Gene Roddenberry decided that this animated series was not "canon" (as the live-action series movies are) because he did the show for the money, and he wouldn't have let the writers do some…
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    Gene Roddenberry decided that this animated series was not "canon" (as the live-action series movies are) because he did the show for the money, and he wouldn't have let the writers do some of things they did if he knew Star Trek would return in live-action. Some of the writers of Star Trek: Enterprise, however, strongly disagree with Roddenberry's opinion in this matter, and in Drawn to the Final Frontier (2006) (V) they state that they regard this series as a legitimate continuation of Star Trek: The Original Series The Original Series. They point out, in those interviews, how they incorporated Trek Universe details from Star Trek: The Animated Series The Animated Series into the Enterprise prequel.
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