Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973–1975)

TV Series  |  TV-Y7  |   |  Animation, Action, Adventure
7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 3,692 users  
Reviews: 27 user | 15 critic

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.

Creator:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at IMDb

ON DISC

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

Related News

Leonard Nimoy Dies Age 83
| The Hollywood News
Leonard Nimoy Has Passed Away
| DailyDead
Leonard Nimoy Dies Age 83
| Obsessed with Film

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 titles
created 24 Aug 2011
 
a list of 28 titles
created 09 May 2012
 
a list of 29 titles
created 20 Nov 2012
 
a list of 45 titles
created 6 months ago
 
list image
a list of 37 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973–1975)

Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973–1975) on IMDb 7.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Star Trek: The Animated Series.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
1974   1973  
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Capt. Kirk (22 episodes, 1973-1974)
...
 Mr. Spock / ... (22 episodes, 1973-1974)
...
 Dr. McCoy (22 episodes, 1973-1974)
...
 Sulu / ... (22 episodes, 1973-1974)
...
 Uhura / ... (22 episodes, 1973-1974)
...
 Scott / ... (22 episodes, 1973-1974)
...
 Nurse Chapel / ... (21 episodes, 1973-1974)
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-Y7 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 September 1973 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Star Trek: TAS  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(22 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Many of the episodes were written by veterans of the original live-action Star Trek (1966) series. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Connections

Followed by Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

Lost classic
17 February 2005 | by (Washington State) – See all my reviews

Many fans have looked negatively on this series. That is too bad, and they do not give it the attention and credit it fully deserves. Sure there is an episode or two that was simply okay, but overall, I enjoyed all of it.

Gene Roddenberry, the creator of "Star Trek", was paid money for this series. He said that it was not part of "official" Star Trek. I think that is ridiculous, since he had the final approval of all of the scripts, and there were some great ones.

If anyone faulted the animation of this show, it must be remembered of what the state of animated films was in 1973. Even Disney had cut back considerably by that time; look at Disney's "Robin Hood" to see what I mean.

Because "Star Trek - The Animated Series" had a limited budget, there was not enough money to bring back Walter Koenig to play Chekov. But the show is a fine example of how "Trek" could work in animation.

And that is its finest accomplishment of all.


29 of 30 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Was the series too bright for a target audience of kids? Stuart Gardner
the episode with satan. gwlankard
First Saucer Sever...? clay56
Yesteryear - Timetravel huh? Ezel
Is there any place i can watch these on the internet? billyshears-2
sympathy for the devil episode... horrendous mothfodder
Discuss Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page