An animated series continuing Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek: The Original Series featuring most of the original cast.

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Robert April in the alternate timeline

Although it wasn't always official, for many years it has been an accepted part of Star Trek canon that Robert April was the first captain of the USS Enterprise (NCC-1701). April was first introduced ...
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Why aren't “life support belts” used elsewhere in the Trek universe?

"Life support belts" have only ever been seen in the animated series (and apparently a non-canon video game as well). Is there any explanation for why?
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Do “life support belts” exist outside of ST:TAS?

In the first episode of the animated Star Trek series, Beyond the Farthest Star, an away-team investigates an alien ship using "life support belts," which appear to protect the wearer with a ...
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Why wasn't Chekov among the Star Trek: The Animated Series crew?

As far as I know, Star Trek: The Animated Series was supposed to be (chronologically) between ST: TOS and Star Trek: The Motion Picture. If that's the case, why wasn't Pavel Chekov among the TAS ...
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Why is Star Trek: The Animated Series not Canon?

Seriously, why not? It's good stuff. More aliens on the bridge. Worlds not limited by Special Effects budget. And in episode 4, Lt. Uhura takes command! Put another way, what in ST:TAS is ...