Star Trek: The Original Series

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    in 1966 Gene Roddenberry brought the iconic science fiction show to television screens for the first time, Star Trek was born. The show has set a lasting legacy that has spawned over the decades with multiple spinoffs, several movies and even a cartoon show. It’s a legacy that is still around today, despite the original show being cancelled after its third season. The pilot episode of star trek starring Jeffrey Hunter was actually rejected by NBC because it was seen as to cerebral. Roddenberry then

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    fictional space travel. Of the numerous cosmic entertainment franchises, Star Trek and Star Wars undoubtedly claim the title of the two most successful, and with great power comes great controversy. As long as the two franchises have existed, Star Trek and Star Wars have sparked some of the most intense conflicts that could possibly occur between nerds. With lightsabers in hand and phasers set to stun, Star Wars and Star Trek ignite battles at the box office, with critics and among super fans to ultimately

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    Star Wars and Star Trek are both a part of the science fiction genre and are about space exploration. They both take place in the far reaches of the galaxies, on unique planets with imaginative and distinct species. In both series the planets are united in some way, Star Trek has The United Federation of Planets and Star Wars has the Galactic Empire. They both have a ship that they are famous for, Star Wars has the Millennium Falcon and the Death Star while Star Trek has the USS Enterprise. Each

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    Leonard Nimoy: Life Before, During and After Mr. Spock Leonard Nimoy has been one of the most memorable, and predominant, actors of the 1966 original Star Trek series where he was known for playing Mr. Spock. However, there was so much more to Nimoy, both as an actor and a person, than him just playing the intelligent alien on a science fiction television show. Leonard Nimoy has been an actor, singer, photographer, poet, director, and, in more ways than one, a teacher. Leonard Nimoy has been a significant

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    The Star Trek Phenomenon

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    History of TV Star Trek The phenomenon that is Star Trek began on September 8, 1966 on NBC. From that night on, America would forever be different. At a point in time where the cowboys were falling from the small screen and science fiction was on the rise. However, there has and never been and will never another be a program as well known as Star Trek. The first time the show aired, it only saw 3 years before NBC canceled the show, and almost 20 years went past before it re-aired in its new

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    Star Trek Racism

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    Natalie Ertz English 2100 Star Trek and Racism Star Trek is one of the most successful and lasting entertainment franchises of all time. While it takes place in a futuristic society, the series explores issues that were widespread in the time of it’s making. This includes one of the most prevalent issues of our time: racism. Thanks to the, at the time, radical philosophy of Gene Roddenberry, the show attracted a large audience. The adventurous and utopian society made many people hope for a future

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    Star Trek Morality

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    popularity, the Star Trek franchise got rebooted with a brand new cast and two big budget movies under the directions of J.J. Abrams in 2009. But while the original movies and television series were famous for their progressive ideas and diverse cast, the reboot does seem more conventional. Borrowing generously from the traditions of classical narrative cinema, it seems to attempt to not intimidate potential new audiences with the vastness and complexities of the original Star Trek Universe by simplifying

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    inventions in society. An electronic, an experience, or even a thought that pop into someone’s head could have been inspired by something seen on television. Star Trek, a science fiction tv series, is becoming known for contributing in the inspiration of multiple inventions in modern society. In an scene from Star Trek: The Original Series, in an episode titled “The Apple”, Spock steps in the way of poisonous darts to save Captain Kirk. After Spock has fallen to the ground, Kirk uses him “Communicator”

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    In the long-running debate over the Star-Trek-or-Star-Wars conflict, both sides have presented rational, strong arguments on why one show is better than the other. Star Trek argues for the storyline, while Star Wars is known typically for its visuals. However, what distinguishes the two genres from one another is the complexity and overall meaning behind the films. What really defines and separates Star Trek from Star Wars is its pro-technology stance, the diverse lead of characters, and the primary

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    my favorites is Star Trek, though it isn’t a typical hero quest. The stories of each incarnation of Star Trek are thought provoking explorations of the human psyche on both societal and individual levels, often taking on contemporary social issues and setting them in the future with aliens playing the part of the good guys almost as often as they are the villains. My favorite incarnation of Star Trek is the original series, filmed in the late 1960s. The hero archetype of this series is Captain James

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