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Questions tagged [star-trek-tas]

An animated series continuing Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek: The Original Series featuring most of the original cast. Use this tag with the [star-trek] tag.

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Cat person in Star Trek crew animated series

I have vague memories of watching the Star Trek cartoon series in the early seventies. The communications officer was a female cat person who used to purr when she said "Yes Captain". Has there ever ...
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Did they have replicators on Kirk's Enterprise?

How exactly did the food dispensers work on the Constitution class Enterprise, and other ships of that period? Originally I thought they were just fancy ordering and preparation systems, maybe even ...
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Did Arex or any member of his species appear in other Star Trek media?

A weird character from Star Trek: The Animated Series is Arex. For those that don't remember him, here's a picture: I was wondering if him or a member of his species appeared in either a film, TV ...
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Which Star Trek: The Animated Series episode deals with cyclic universe?

I recall from decades ago that one of the cartoon Star Trek episodes had Kirk meeting a version of himself from a previous cycle of the universe. The universe was suppose to be cyclical, oscillating ...
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Has the phrase 'Beam me up Scotty' been used in TAS or any movies?

As most Trekkies know, the popular phrase 'Beam me up Scotty' was never actually spoken in any of The Original Series. As any good Trekkie knows though, TOS wasn't the only material where we had ...
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What technological concepts did Star Trek invent?

There are a lot of technologies which we would consider to be 'iconic' to the Star Trek franchise, such as the Warp Drive and transporters. When I consider these though, they are merely mechanisms ...
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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 force-...
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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 ...