was an Amercian science fiction television show created by Gene Roddenberry that aired between 1966 and 1969. It originally aired on NBC and was produced by Desilu. It aired 79 episodes in three seasons.
Though the show was not a huge hit, Star Trek
had a huge cult following during its time in syndication, providing enough of a fan base to produce a record breaking five spin-offs (The Animated Series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager
) as well as eleven motion pictures.
The cast of the Original Series is as follows:
- William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk
- Leonard Nimoy as Spock
- DeForest Kelley as Leonard McCoy
- Nichelle Nichols as Uhura
- James Doohan as Scotty
- George Takei as Sulu
- Walter Koenig as Chekov (Season 2 and beyond)