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  The Fascist Ideology of Star Trek -- and Firefly, the Anti-Trek
Star Trek typically reflects certain political, social, and metaphysical views, and on close examination they are not worthy of the kind of tribute that is often paid to Star Trek as representing an edifying vision of things.
Star Trek has a Utopia to picture, or at least a world free of many of the ills perceived in the present, but it doesn't have to deal with anything so inconvenient as the experience of history.
Star Trek is free to disparage religious belief and ignore traditional religions without the need to address the existential mysteries and tragedies of real life in ways that have actually meant something to the vast majority of human beings.
www.friesian.com /trek.htm   (3762 words)

  
 Star Trek Gamers - For all your Star Trek Games news and gaming needs
Star Trek: Enterprise shut down production in mid-2005 after a run of four seasons, and shortly afterwards the Enterprise sets were taken down on Stages 8 and 9 at Paramount Pictures.
Prior to that, the stages had been in use by the Trek franchise almost continuously for a period of 27 years, beginning with the failed Star Trek: Phase II series, running through several feature films, and finally being used by The Next Generation, Voyager and Enterprise.
According to this morning’s Variety, Star Trek producer Damon Linedolof and producer-director J.J. Abrams (who are both guild members) hit the picket lines yesterday to show solidarity for their writing comrades.
www.startrek-gamers.com   (989 words)

  
  Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
The titles "Star Trek: Borg" and "Star Trek: Resurrection" were considered.
First Contact is also the title of the TV episode "Star Trek: The Next Generation: First Contact (#4.15)" (1991).
Star Trek:First Contact is the best Star Trek film in my opinion.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0117731   (538 words)

  
 SPACE.com -- After 40 Years, Star Trek 'Won't Die'
That show, of course, was Star Trek, which sent Captain James T. Kirk (played by the now iconic William Shatner) and his Starship Enterprise crew on a voyage to a final frontier.
Created by Gene Roddenberry and billed as a 'Wagon Train to the Stars,' Star Trek debuted on Sept. 8, 1966 on a five-year mission that is as entrenched in the American lexicon as apple pie and baseball (both of which have popped up in episodes at one time or another, in fact).
After four decades of Star Trek, the show's legacy has spawned ten feature films -soon to be eleven - and sired no less than four spin-off television series and an animated show.
www.space.com /entertainment/060907_star_trek.html   (1024 words)

  
  TrekToday - UPN Cancels 'Star Trek: Enterprise'
Trek XI screenwriter admits he's seen pretty much all Star Trek ever produced, hopes to incorporate a lot of the franchise's background details in the film.
We are grateful for their contributions to the legacy of Trek and commend them on completing nearly 100 exciting, dramatic and visually stunning episodes.
The Trek Nation and its subsidiary sites are in no way affiliated with Paramount Pictures, Inc. Star Trek ®, in all its various forms, is a trademark of Paramount Pictures.
www.trektoday.com /news/020205_04.shtml   (921 words)

  
  Star Trek
With the premiere of Star Trek on NBC in September 1966, few could have imagined that this ambitious yet often uneven science-fiction series would go on to become one of the most actively celebrated and financially lucrative narrative franchises in television history.
NBC threatened to cancel Star Trek after its second season, but persuaded in some degree by a large letter-writing campaign by fans to save the show, the network picked up the series for a third and final year.
Star Trek: The Next Generation greatly expanded the potential for such creative elaboration by presenting a more complex storyworld, one that actively encouraged the audience to think of the series as a foundation for imagining a larger textual universe.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/S/htmlS/startrek/startrek.htm   (1426 words)

  
 Star Trek: The Original Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Star Trek: The Original Series is a science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry and aired from September 8, 1966 through June 3, 1969, with a total of 79 episodes aired and 80 episodes produced.
Star Trek was the first television show to feature an interracial kiss (in the episode Plato's Stepchildren), Roddenberry getting around the censorship of such displays by depicting it as being compelled by an alien of great mental ability.
Star Trek 2.0 on G4 On April 10, 2006, an interactive version of TOS, known as "Star Trek 2.0," began broadcast on the television channel G4.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Star_Trek:_The_Original_Series   (3504 words)

  
 Star Trek - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is set during the same timeframe as The Next Generation and ran for seven seasons, debuting in 1993.
Currently, Star Trek: Hidden Frontier, which is a continuation of the timeline after the Dominion War from the perspective of a station and fleet in the Briar Patch, and Star Trek: New Voyages, a "continuation" of the original Star Trek, are prominent fan series.
Star Trek conventions have become popular, though now are often merged with conventions of other genres and series, and fans have coined the term "Trekkies" (or "Trekkers") to describe themselves.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Star_Trek   (3732 words)

  
 Star Trek Nexus : ultimate guide to all things Star Trek on the Net : Welcome
Star Trek® Nexus is an unofficial fan publication, copyright (C) 1996-1998 by Kuo-Sheng "Kasey" Chang.
Star Trek®, Star Trek®: the Next Generation, Star Trek® Deep Space Nine, Star Trek®: Voyager, and related trademarks are properties of and copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.
You are sentient being to pass through Star Trek Nexus since Stardate 9607.15, according to Web-counter.
members.aol.com /treknexus   (142 words)

  
 Sideshow Collectibles.com - - Manufacturer of movie, film, television and proprietary collectibles, figures and toys.
LONDON, England (AP) -- "Star Trek" memorabilia spanning four decades -- including Vulcan jewelry and Starfleet mini-dresses -- went on display Wednesday in London in preparation for the first official auction of studio items from the sci-fi phenomenon.
Longtime Star Trek writer and producer Rick Berman, who joined the franchise at the feet of creator Gene Roddenberry, will not be involved in the proposed 11th Trek film, to be directed by Mission: Impossible III helmer J.J. Abrams, SCI FI Wire has learned.
Paramount is breathing life into its "Star Trek" franchise by setting "Mission: Impossible III" helmer J.J. Abrams to produce and direct the 11th "Trek" feature, aiming for a 2008 release.
www.sideshowtoy.com /cgi-bin/category.cgi?category=startrekhome   (229 words)

  
 Star Trek: Legacy interview
With all eyes turned on MadDoc and Bethesda for Star Trek Legacy and Star Trek Tactical Assault the folks, ok...Katie...from STG decided to put together a QandA session which was sent to Bethesda.
Star Trek: Legacy’s multi-player will be “mission-based”… That is, you start with your ships and play out a battle over either one map, or multiple maps (with our multiple solar system “Tug-of-War” mode).
Star Trek: Legacy is slated for release this September to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the epic series, and the team here at Mad Doc’s pushing hard to create an amazing gameplay experience for fans!
www.startrek-gamers.com /legacy.htm   (1672 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Star Trek The Original Series - The Complete Seasons 1-3: DVD: Star Trek Original Series   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Star Trek, the NBC series that premiered on September 8, 1966, has become a touchstone of international popular culture.
The theme of the first Star Trek feature film is also foreshadowed in season two as the crew of the Enterprise are sieged by Nomad, an old Earth space probe that was reprogrammed by an advanced civilization to fulfill its original mission - return to its creator, at all costs.
Star Trek was a ground-breaking series, but a few of the episodes (especially early in Season 1 before the main characters come into their own) are pretty painful to watch.
www.amazon.com /Star-Trek-Original-Complete-Seasons/dp/B0002JJBZY   (3377 words)

  
 Open Directory - Arts: Television: Programs: Science Fiction and Fantasy: S: Star Trek Series   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Star Trek Annotated Timeline and Reference Table - Downloadable reference that attempts to fix dates for the licensed novels, comics, and short stories in the context of the television episodes and films.
Star Trek: The Fan Phenomenon - An in-depth look at "Trekkers": their public image versus reality,the history of Trek fandom, their activities and just why they love the show so much.
Star Trek-FAQs - Collection of FAQ documents related to the several series and their casts.
dmoz.org /Arts/Television/Programs/Science_Fiction_and_Fantasy/S/Star_Trek_Series   (444 words)

  
 Star Trek Main Page From The TV MegaSite
Star Trek: the Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine both air weekdays on SpikeTV.
Star Trek is not just a TV show, or 5 TV shows; it is a cultural experience.
The original "Star Trek" began in the 1960's when there was little scifi around in TV or movies.
tvmegasite.net /prime/shows/trek   (677 words)

  
 Star Trek
Another of the early space games, Star Trek would go on to be famous because of it's small demands on the hardware needed to run the game.
It became the "standard" Star Trek in February 1973 when it was put in the HP contributed program library and onto a number of HP Data Center machines.
Star Trek is a page that contains pointers to many versions of the game.
www3.sympatico.ca /maury/games/space/star_trek.html   (3391 words)

  
 Star Trek - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"Star Trek" is also the original name of the first television series, referred to as Star Trek: The Original Series (or TOS) on Memory Alpha.
Beginning with a single pilot episode, "The Cage," filmed in 1964, Star Trek was not placed on the schedule of the NBC network until a second pilot episode, "Where No Man Has Gone Before," was produced in 1965.
The 2005-2006 TV season was the first television season since 1987 without a new Star Trek series being broadcast, though all series remain in syndication.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Star_Trek   (330 words)

  
 Star Trek - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Star Trek were looking for revenge after their 2-0 loss along time ago in a galaxy far far away and they took an early lead in the first half when Kirk nodded in a header off a cross from Spock.
Star Trek continued the pressure and almost went two-up when Chekov had a snapshot from 40 yards.
It is strange that, although they are alien documents, almost all of the alphanumeric characters in Star Trek resemble human alphanumeric characters, and they all speak English.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Star_Trek   (1782 words)

  
 Best Star Trek Games
Star Trek: Armada series: Activision brought the Trek series into the space based RTS genre in 2000 with the first game in the Armada series, promising huge space battles with tons of ships on screen.
Star Trek Deep Space Nine: The Fallen: Simon and Schuster Interactive got the rights for a while to the DS9 series and their best effort was the third person action game The Fallen which was released in 2000.
Star Trek: 25th Anniversary A unique and interesting graphic adventure game, it was released — naturally — to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Star Trek.
www.firingsquad.com /features/best_star_trek_games   (1222 words)

  
 Star Trek video game begins shipping - Baltimore Business Journal:   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The game, which features the voices of all five actors who portrayed the "Star Trek" captains, is now shipping to North American retailers, according to Rockville-based Bethesda Softworks, a privately held video game developer.
The release of "Star Trek: Legacy" for the Xbox 360 completes Bethesda Softworks' current lineup of Star Trek titles, which also includes "Star Trek: Encounters" for PlayStation 2 and "Star Trek: Tactical Assault" for the PlayStation portable system and the Nintendo DS.
"Star Trek: Legacy" was developed at Andover, Mass.-based Mad Doc Software under the direction of Bethesda Softworks, a subsidiary of entertainment software maker ZeniMax Media.
baltimore.bizjournals.com /baltimore/stories/2006/12/18/daily5.html   (556 words)

  
 Star Trek Gallery: Mego Museum
Mego's "Star Trek" line was "officially" based on the live-action series in syndication in 1974, but the Mego designers appear to have referred repeatedly to The Animated Series for inspiration.
As popular and collectible as the "Star Trek" crew figures are/were, a sizable warehouse discovery of these gems was unearthed in Canada in the mid-1980s, leading to a drop-off in value that the collecting community is only now beginning to recover from, some twenty years later.
In spite of many glaring inaccuracies and inconsistencies with the established "Star Trek" canon, these four Aliens sold well-enough to warrant a third (and, as it would turn out, final) series of "Trek" figures, consisting of four more Aliens: a Romulan, a Talosian, an Andorian, and a Mugato.
www.megomuseum.com /startrek/index.html   (2506 words)

  
 Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual Star Trek
Star Trek's failure to reflect the full diversity of human (never mind alien) sexual orientation is of course only one symptom of a larger problem that has plagued this franchise (indeed much of mainstream science-fiction) from its inception.
In 1987, veteran Trek writer David Gerrold (author of the original episode The Trouble with Tribbles) accompanied Gene Roddenberry to a Star Trek convention in Boston where Roddenberry was asked by Franklin Hummel, then-director of the Gaylaxians, if there would be a gay character on The Next Generation.
Instead, gay Star Trek fans - if there were any left - were treated to a contrived love story between Picard and a non-recuring female character, and to a bubble bath scene featuring Troi and Riker.
www.webpan.com /dsinclair/trek.html   (3330 words)

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