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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1.33 : 1
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Because of the series' low budget, James Doohan (Mr. Scott), George Takei (Mr. Sulu), Nichelle Nichols (Uhura) and Majel Barrett (Nurse Chapel) all voiced many of the extra crewmen, aliens and "guest" characters that appeared on the series. 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 live tt0060028, her uniform was unique in that she wore a red cross in place of that symbol. See more »

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Featured in The NBC Saturday Morning Preview Revue (1974) See more »

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Excellent show; brief run
3 January 2002 | by (Dallas, TX) – See all my reviews

Despite being only a half hour in length, this show was consistently good. Several of the plots were just as intricate as the original series; a few of them revisited old locations (the "Shore Leave" planet; the "Guardian of Forever") and characters (Harry Mudd) from the original series. The show was easily head and shoulders above the rest of the Saturday morning lineup.

The only real problem I had with the series is that so few of them were made (just 22); NBC simply ran the same episodes again and again. It turns out that the reason was the show's audience--children, mostly preteens, who were willing to watch the same episodes repeatedly.

All in all, it was exciting to see a new Star Trek series just four years after the original was cancelled. After this, it would be six years before the somewhat lackluster Star Trek: The Motion Picture and over a decade before the next series. Consider this a fitting coda for fans of the original series.


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