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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 Capt. Kirk (22 episodes, 1973-1974)
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 Mr. Spock / ... (22 episodes, 1973-1974)
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 Dr. McCoy (22 episodes, 1973-1974)
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 Sulu / ... (22 episodes, 1973-1974)
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 Uhura / ... (22 episodes, 1973-1974)
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 Scott / ... (22 episodes, 1973-1974)
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 Nurse Chapel / ... (21 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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The events of the animated series are said to take place during the final year of the Enterprise's five-year mission. See more »

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Nurse Chapel's chest insignia is the standard oval-within-a-circle symbol for the Sciences division. However, in the original series, her uniform was unique in that she wore a red cross in place of that symbol. See more »

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Followed by Star Trek: Insurrection (1998) 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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