Star Trek The Original Series
TV / December 18, 2015

Star Trek The Original Series: Complete Collection (Remastered) (20 Discs) Blu-Ray When Star Trek The Original Series first hit the screens in 1966 few would have thought that 50 years later it would be considered the greatest Sci-fi series ever. Spawning five spin off series, 13 movies, novels and a reboot. Gene Roddenberry’s original vision of this brill series was extensively revised before the first pilot “The Cage” was filmed. It wasn’t received too well by the NBC network executives who had selected the script. So they took the unusual step of commissioning a second pilot and recast some of the crew. Other familiar faces would join the show in the second season. Only lasting for three seasons Star Trek The Original Series still managed to make its mark in history. Helping to break down race barriers by having a black female communications officer and a Japanese helmsman. Both on the bridge and involved in important story lines. Captain Kirk even kisses Nyota Uhura in the first interracial kiss on US television. At the height of the cold war a Russian, Pavel Chekov was a main character on the bridge too. After 79 episodes Star Trek the Original Series was…