Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973–1975)

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The further adventures of Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise, as they explore the Galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets.

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 Captain James T. Kirk / ... (22 episodes, 1973-1974)
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 Dr. McCoy (22 episodes, 1973-1974)
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This animated series continues the adventures of the USS Enterprise, taking advantage of the visual freedom of animation to present stories with more alien elements. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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8 September 1973 (USA)  »

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Star Trek: TAS  »

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(22 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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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 (1966) series. The cast recorded three episodes (Star Trek: The Animated Series: Beyond the Farthest Star (1973), Star Trek: The Animated Series: Yesteryear (1973), Star Trek: The Animated Series: More Tribbles, More Troubles (1973)). After that, the cast would record their lines separately whenever their schedules permitted. See more »

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Director Hal Sutherland was color blind and could not tell the difference between light gray and pink. In some episodes, uniforms and spacecraft which were supposed to be light gray are colored pink. See more »

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It should have been canon
8 January 2003 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

Well, I really must disagree with the Late Great Bird of the Galaxy (*). He said that this series should not be canon, but I think it should.

The stories were good, including many of the original writers, and even a story by Hugo/Nebula award winner, Larry Niven. The animation was - well - let's say Disney animation tastes like a fine, high quality, Austrian cake, and ST's animation tastes like cardboard.

If you are a ST-TOS fan, well, get every single episode here.

If you are a ST-TNG+ fan, try one out, preferably Yesteryear, or More Tribbles, and then decide if you want to see more. There are some silly ones.

** out of *****

(*) This is Gene Roddenberry, for the uninitiated


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