Animated Series, The Star Trek Series Science Fiction and Fantasy Programs

Late in 1972 Norm Prescott and Lou Scheimer - top executives at Filmation approached Gene Roddenberry and Paramount about obtaining the rights to do an animated version of Star Trek.The rights were granted to Filmation, and soon after, NBC bought the series. But although the show was presented as a serious program perfectly suitable for adult viewing in prime time, the NBC executives considered it kiddie fare and relegated the show to Saturday mornings and as a result it has become the forgotten Star Trek.

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Curt Danhauser's Guide to Animated Star Trek* - An in depth guide featuring an episode guide, history of the series, character details, production lists, and other information.

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