Star Trek: The Original Series (Remastered), Best of

Watch Star Trek: The Original Series (Remastered), Best of

  • 1967
  • 2 Seasons

Star Trek: The Original Series (Remastered) is a classic science fiction television series that aired in the late 1960s. The show follows the crew of the USS Enterprise, a starship of the United Federation of Planets, as they explore new worlds, encounter strange life forms, and boldly go where no man has gone before.

The remastered version of the show was first released in 2006, with updated special effects and enhanced image quality. In this "Best of" collection, fans can revisit some of the most iconic episodes of the series, painstakingly remastered to give a new generation of viewers a glimpse into the world of Star Trek.

From its unique vision of the future to its ground-breaking storytelling, Star Trek: The Original Series (Remastered) has become a cultural touchstone. The show's themes of exploration, diplomacy, and cooperation have inspired countless fans and spawned a massive franchise that continues to this day.

The series is often credited with breaking new ground in terms of diversity on television. The USS Enterprise's diverse crew included men and women of different races and ethnicities, as well as an alien officer (Mr. Spock, played by Leonard Nimoy) whose half-human, half-Vulcan heritage gave him a unique perspective on the challenges the crew faced.

The "Best of" collection includes episodes from throughout the series' three-season run. Among the highlights are "The City on the Edge of Forever," in which Captain Kirk (William Shatner) travels back in time to the 1930s and must choose between saving the life of a pacifist activist he has fallen in love with and preserving the timeline. This episode is widely regarded as one of the best in the series' history, and won the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation.

Another fan-favorite episode included in the collection is "Mirror, Mirror," in which Kirk, Spock, McCoy, and Uhura (Nichelle Nichols) are transported to a parallel universe where the Enterprise is an evil warship and the crew are brutal conquerors. This episode introduced the concept of the "mirror universe," which has since become a staple of Star Trek lore.

Other notable episodes in the collection include "The Trouble with Tribbles," in which the Enterprise becomes infested with adorable, rapidly multiplying creatures, and "Amok Time," in which Spock experiences his first pon farr (a Vulcan physiological condition that requires mating) and must return to his home planet to marry or die.

The remastered version of the series includes updated visual effects and enhanced sound quality that bring the show into the 21st century. However, the storylines and characters remain true to the original, and fans of the classic series will appreciate the attention to detail that has gone into the remastering process.

Overall, Star Trek: The Original Series (Remastered) Best of is a must-have for fans of the series, as well as anyone interested in science fiction television or the history of popular culture. With its visionary storytelling, groundbreaking themes, and memorable characters, Star Trek remains a cultural touchstone and a window into an optimistic vision of the future.

Star Trek: The Original Series (Remastered), Best of is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (20 episodes). The series first aired on December 29, 1967.

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The Savage Curtain
10. The Savage Curtain
March 7, 1969
Kirk and Spock are forced into a battle of good and evil.
Wink of an Eye
9. Wink of an Eye
November 29, 1968
Hyperaccelerated aliens, invisible to the naked eye, take over the Enterprise.
Spock's Brain
8. Spock's Brain
September 20, 1968
Kirk pursues aliens who have taken Spock's brain.
The Menagerie, Pt. 2
7. The Menagerie, Pt. 2
November 24, 1966
Spock hijacks the Enterprise to return an injured Captain Pike to Talos IV.
The Menagerie, Pt. 1
6. The Menagerie, Pt. 1
November 17, 1966
Spock hijacks the Enterprise to return an injured Captain Pike to Talos IV.
Patterns of Force
5. Patterns of Force
February 16, 1968
Enterprise is sent to planet Ekos to investigate a disappearance of Federation historian John Gill.
Who Mourns for Adonais?
4. Who Mourns for Adonais?
September 22, 1967
The Enterprise is held captive by the Greek god, Apollo.
Assignment: Earth
3. Assignment: Earth
March 29, 1968
The Enterprise goes back in time and discovers a mysterious stranger trying to interfere with 20th-century events.
Tomorrow Is Yesterday
2. Tomorrow Is Yesterday
January 26, 1967
The Enterprise is thrown back to 20th century Earth.
Balance of Terror
1. Balance of Terror
December 16, 1966
After attacking an outpost, Romulans battle the Enterprise.
Where to Watch Star Trek: The Original Series (Remastered), Best of
Star Trek: The Original Series (Remastered), Best of is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Star Trek: The Original Series (Remastered), Best of on demand at Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    December 29, 1967