UPDATE: If you have a Netflix subscription, "The Captains" is available to watch.

There have been 5 incarnations of Star Trek over the last 50 odd years - The Original Series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager and Enterprise. In this documentary, filmed in 2011, original series actor William Shatner (Captain Kirk) talks to …

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Star Trek: Enterprise

When Enterprise first aired on Sky back in 2001, I was underwhelmed. That title song nearly killed my watching it there and then, but I did stick with the series for a few episodes. Until I got bored with the bad stories.

Many years later, when Enterprise came out on DVD (or here for

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Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock

I originally posted this article on Home Cinema Addict but since it's Star Trek related, it seemed fitting to repost it here:

Leonard Nimoy, an icon of Science Fiction died today in Bel-Air, Los Angeles, California, aged 83. He had been suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He revealed he was suffering from the disease …

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Of the four Next Generation movies, First Contact was by far the best (at least in my opinion). It was quintessential Star Trek (unlike J.J. Abrams "re-imagining" of Trek in 2009). Moral dilemmas faced Picard, there was a reasonably cerebral plot, some time travel back to Zephram Cochrane's first warp flight (subsequently referred back to …

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Like many, I thought The Next Generation had been filmed using video cameras in the late '80s and early '90s and that the inherent qualities of that recording medium resulted in the bland, low-contrast, soft focus episodes that we all watched on TV at that time. So I never expected to see TNG getting remastered …

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Opening in January 1998, Star Trek the Experience at the Las Vegas Hilton was a living testament to the Star Trek franchise. Containing both a museum and a simulator ride, as well as a recreation of Quark’s Bar from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek the Experience was a must see attraction for Star …

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The Star Trek fans are alive and well to this day and Gene Roddenberry would be proud indeed. Although he died in October of 1991, it seems his fans have taken his brand and made it into a cult like following, propelling the future through Science Fiction.

In fact, if you want to learn more …

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Star Trek Original Series Collectibles

Star Trek Collectibles have become recognized as highly valuable and every true fan wants to get their hands on the original action figures and collectibles which are still in the original box. But since the release of the 2009 film some collectors are staying away from the new franchise completely …

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The Star Trek franchise contains lots of model ships. From the USS Enterprise models to the United Federation of Planets and the bountiful alien antagonist ships, the assortment of model ships offer Star Trek fans a great variety. Most of these models have faithful decals and their own exhibit stands. They are often made from …

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If you're of my vintage, you'll have grown up watching original runs of the original Star Trek episodes. In fact, "The Devil in the Dark" episode was the very first program on TV I saw in color!

People seem to have the greatest allegiance to the show they grew up with. It was Next Gen …

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The Beginning...

Star Trek has been with us for over 40 years beginning with Star Trek: The Original Series in 1966.

Originally cancelled in 1969, Star Trek made a comeback in 1979 with the release of Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Five more movies with the original cast followed between then and 1992 whereupon …

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At a time when the Original Series of Star Trek (TOS) had been rerun so many times that prints were hazy, scratched and dull, Paramount/CBS decided it was time to remaster the original series by cleaning up the original master prints, boosting the picture quality and re-recording the background music. Then they decided to go …

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