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Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Star Trek just turned 40!

40 years ago, on the 8 of September 1966, the first episode of Star Trek was broadcasted in the U.S. Since then, we have seen more than 700 episodes, ten movies and countless books and video games. To celebrate this event, here's a compilation of articles that intend to pay homage to our favorite sci-fi creation of all time.

Star Trek is 40: Official announcement from StarTrek.com

Set Phasers To Arial: Celebrating 40 Years of Star Trek Fiction: As Star Trek celebrates its big four-oh, TwitchGuru takes a look back over four decades of Star Trek fiction in print. They cover the highs, the lows and the future of Star Trek fiction, and include interviews with two of the franchise's leading authors: David Mack and Margaret Bonanno.

The Best - And Worst - Of Star Trek Movies: Since Star Trek's debut in 1966, we have had ten movies - some great, some not so great. The guys at TwitchGuru take a look at these movies and assess their place in Trek history.

Five Ways to Cure Star Trek's Midlife Crisis: After being on air for 40 years - the Star Trek franchise is really starting to show its age, thanks to a string of disappointing television series and feature films. Now the future of the series is in doubt. Can Trek bounce back? Besides a Genesis torpedo and Vulcan mysticism, here are five ways to resurrect the franchise.

A Star Date With Shatner: The Star Trek icon chats with Wired News about the franchise's staying power, video games and the unintelligible language of Esperanto fans.

Trek Tech: 40 years since the Enterprise's inception, some of its science fiction gadgets are part of everyday life.


STAR TREK 40TH ANNIVERSARY 1966 - 2006



6 Comments:

  • God I miss Star Trek: TNG.. this was the best serie of all time...

    By Blogger Kiltak, at 10:05 PM  

  • Oh and btw, this post can be "shouted" right here.

    By Blogger Kiltak, at 10:34 PM  

  • Once when I was laid up with the flu once I watched the first 7 Star Trek films back to back.

    Big fan... Star Trek and all the associated spinoffs.

    c",)

    By Blogger the geekette speaks, at 5:34 AM  

  • Hey, this isn't where I parked my car!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 9:55 AM  

  • It lived long and prosperd

    By Blogger TPDC, at 3:38 AM  

  • Don't make me start quoting trek man ;)!

    By Blogger AlRo, at 5:48 PM  

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