Set a decade after the U.S.S Voyager's return to Earth, a rag-tag crew of renegades and outcasts must covertly work with Admiral Chekov and Tuvok to stop forces threatening the Federation from outside, and within.
A century before Captain Kirk's five-year mission, Jonathan Archer captains the United Earth ship Enterprise during the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the Earth-Romulan War and the formation of the Federation.
The six-person crew of a derelict spaceship awakens from stasis in the farthest reaches of space. Their memories wiped clean, they have no recollection of who they are or how they got on ... See full summary »
A tribute to Star Trek on its 25th anniversary. This film tells the story of how the series (original and Next Generation) and the first six movies came about. Includes plenty of behind-the-scenes looks, clips from the series and movies, bloopers, and interviews with creator Gene Roddenberry, cast members, and NASA officials. Written by
All the old anecdotes - but where are the Russians?
William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy appear together infrequently and it was good to see them in this TV Special.
Between them they re-tell for the screen most of the anecdotes that have appeared in books and magazines elsewhere. There are plenty of clips (which most Trekkers could recite word-for-word) and a couple of shots from the Blooper Reels.
The really ODD thing about this programme is the introduction.
A brief "history" of mankinds journey into space is given as a pre-amble to the outer space adventures of the Enterprise. But, at no point do they mention the Russian contribution - no Sputnik (first orbiting object) and no Yuri Gagarin (first man in space).
Given that the original series depicted a multi-racial, multi-cultural Earth, I find it extraordinary that a programme celebrating Star Trek could have omitted MANKIND's contribution to getting into space.
The big question is...was it a deliberate?
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