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The Animated Series’ “The Jihad” in Review

Think The Animated Series is a children’s cartoon? Think again! This episode deals with as mature a theme as religious war and includes an undercurrent of sexual tension between two

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The Animated Series’ “The Eye of the Beholder” in Review

This installment shouldn’t be confused with the similarly titled TNG episode “Eye of the Beholder”. At Dorothy Fontana’s request, this episode was written by David P. Harmon, who also wrote

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The Animated Series’ “The Slaver Weapon” in Review

Before this episode, the Kzinti were referenced in “The Infinite Vulcan” and a member of the species briefly appeared as part of the Elysian Ruling Council in “The Time Trap”.

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The Animated Series’ “The Ambergris Element” in Review

This episode’s writer, Margaret Armen, also wrote the TOS episodes “The Gamesters of Triskelion”, “The Paradise Syndrome” and “The Cloud Minders” as well as the TAS episode “The Lorelei Signal”.

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The Animated Series’ “The Time Trap” in Review

Take time for this episode. It’s no trap! Log Entry The USS Enterprise explores the Delta Triangle, where many ships have mysteriously disappeared. Sensor disruption occurs and a Klingon warship,

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The Animated Series’ “The Terratin Incident” in Review

The fact this episode was written by Paul Schneider, who previously wrote such key TOS episodes as “Balance of Terror” and “The Squire of Gothos”, raises expectations for this installment.

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The Animated Series’ “Mudd’s Passion” in Review

How passionate can viewers of the original animated Star Trek show be when it comes to this particular episode? Let’s delve into the details, aiming for clarity, not muddiness… Log

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The Animated Series’ “Once Upon a Planet” in Review

As The Animated Series reaches the mid point in its first season, the Enterprise crew needs some shore leave. Cue a visit to the planet from “Shore Leave”, where trouble

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The Animated Series’ “The Magicks of Megas-Tu” in Review

In this otherworldly episode, the Enterprise encounters a bizarre realm, magic, and demons. Released on 25th October 1973, it’s perfect for a Halloween-themed watch-through. Log Entry The USS Enterprise is

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The Animated Series’ “The Infinite Vulcan” in Review

Owing to budgetary limitations, Chekov wasn’t included in the cast of characters which transitioned from The Original Series to The Animated Series, instead replaced by Arex at the navigation station.

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