Star Trek 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 and Enterprise) as well as eleven motion pictures.
The effects are awful. The acting was at times like a plate of nachos ranging from too corny to real cheesy. The guy with the ears freaked the suits at the studio out. It rarely turned in good ratings. Who cares. it's a classic. This shabby little gem from the late 60's and brainchild of creator and writer Gene Roddenberry has so much going for it at the … more
The Original and still the Best! Classic Science Fiction! Characters so real that you care about and admire them. Stories so well written, produced and directed you feel as if you lived them. Gene Roddenberry was a visionary! He also knew to employ the best writers,actors,directors,designers and technicians his budget would allow. The main reason this series holds-up over time though is the chemistry between the characters as written by Roddenberry. If you write good fleshed-out characters the viewers … more
If you are a huge Star Trek fan like myself, than this is something you have been waiting to own for a long time coming. Finally, Star Trek in crisp, bright, remastered High Definition. Now you can see just how much those stunt doubles don't look anything like William Shatner, Klingons that don't have ridges and the Enterprise how it always should have looked, bright and sleek thanks to brand new CG renderings of all the space scenes from the original series. Don't worry, if you … more