Gimme That Star Trek Ep.16: The Wilderness Years

Between The Original Series and The Next Generation, how did you express your Star Trek fandom? Siskoid meets with Rob Kelly to talk about the Trek Gap of the 70s and early 80s, a wilderness, but not quite a wasteland. And perhaps, fertile ground for fandom to grow anyway. Plus, Siskoid continues his Trek reviews by covering The Animated Series and the original cast movies, with a little help from his friends!

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Credits:
"Star Trek Theme" by Alexander Courage, with the Irredeemable Shagg on vocals. End theme: "Deep Space Nine Theme" by Dennis McCarthy.

Bonus clips from: 1976 MEGO Star Trek figures commercial; "Batman: The Animated Series" starring Mark Hamill; "Highly Illogical" by Leonard Nimoy; episodes of Stat Trek: The Animated Series, starring William Shatner, James Doohan, Keith Sutherland, Nichelle Nichols, Ed Bishop, DeForest Kelley, George Takei, Roger C. Carmel, Leonard Nimoy, and Lou Scheimer; "Star Trek: The Motion Picture" by Robert Wise, starring Leonard Nimoy; "Star Trek: The Motion Picture Theme" by Jerry Goldsmith; "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" by Nicholas Meyer, starring William Shatner; Star Trek II themes by James Horner; "Star Trek III: The Search for Spock" by Leonard Nimoy, starring Christopher Lloyd; "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home" by Leonard Nimoy, starring Nimoy and Mark Lenard; "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier" by William Shatner, starring James Doohan and Shatner; and "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country" by Nicholas Meyer, starring Grace Lee Whitney, George Takei, and Leonard Nimoy.

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