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Star Trek: Discovery appears to be a series struggling to be seen as related to the Prime Trek universe while simultaneously separating itself from that same world. What is it trying to be? What template(s) is it using to get there? And what should be the models it molds itself after?

The upcoming series seems …

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Star Trek Pilot: The Cage

In case you're not aware, The Cage was the first pilot for Star Trek in 1964 for the NBC network who thought it too cerebral for their viewers. But they liked the concept of the show, so commissioned another pilot - Where No Man Has Gone Before. The Cage was never aired and fans …

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Happy 49th Birthday Star trek

September 8, 1966 saw a new science fiction show appear on the NBC channel  in the USA - Star Trek. It didn't air in the UK (on BBC) until 12 July 1969. As we all know, it ran for 3 seasons and the rest is history.

It's creator, Gene Roddenberry, had drafted a proposal for …

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