Collection consists of material related to the television program, Star Trek. Includes story outlines, treatments and various
drafts of scripts, shooting schedules, cast lists, title sheets, photographic lists, budget reports, and memoranda.
"Star Trek" debuted in 1966 and ran to 79 episodes; it started with low ratings, but the support of its audience and science
fiction writers prevented its cancellation; the show was launched by Gene Roddenberry with a format similar to that of Wagon
train, a weekly television program about pioneers traveling westward; over time Roddenberry and "Star Trek" acquired a following
of loyal fans, known as "Trekkies"; "Star Trek" reruns in the late 1970s prompted the continued popularity of the series;
Paramount pictures produced several "Star Trek" movies starring the original television series cast; Roddenberry created and
became executive producer for another television series called "Star Trek : The Next Generation," which was set seventy-eight
years after the final "Star Trek" episode.
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