The Center Seat: 55 Years of Star Trek

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  • 2021
  • 1 Season
  • 8.5  (249)

Narrated and executive produced by Gates McFadden ("Star Trek: The Next Generation", "InvestiGates: Who Do You Think You Are?"), the docuseries shares rare, fascinating details of how "Star Trek" began, where it's been, and how it's boldly going where no television series has gone before!

The Center Seat: 55 Years of Star Trek
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The Stars Above
11. The Stars Above
November 5, 2021
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Trek Stars
10. Trek Stars
January 7, 2022
From series regulars and recurring roles down to the guest spots, thousands of actors have brought the characters of Star Trek to life. Hear them tell their story.
It's Been A Long Time...
9. It's Been A Long Time...
December 31, 2021
Plagued by fledgling UPN's underperformance, Enterprise's premise (a prequel about the Federation's founding) is undercut by the decision to make the third season a reaction to 9/11.
Starships A-Z
8. Starships A-Z
December 24, 2021
The list of great Trek characters is incomplete without the Enterprise, Starfleet's flagship vessel. But Enterprise isn't alone-there's a whole list of under-appreciated Federation vessels.
Voyage(r) to the Delta Quadrant
7. Voyage(r) to the Delta Quadrant
December 17, 2021
1995 brought another Trek series. This one featured a new starship, a return to episodic storytelling and Trek's first female Captain, Kathryn Janeway.
Dancing with Syndication in the Pale Moonlight
6. Dancing with Syndication in the Pale Moonlight
November 10, 2021
After Gene Roddenberry's death, Trek ventured into yet another incarnation. Deep Space Nine was different from its predecessor in many important ways.
Queue for Q
5. Queue for Q
November 5, 2021
In 1987, Paramount decided Trek should return to its roots: television. ST: The Next Generation would become the first hour-long scripted show sold directly to the syndicated television market.
Trek Goes to the Movies
4. Trek Goes to the Movies
November 22, 2021
The 1980s saw Paramount release three linked "Star Trek" movies to huge box-office success; the first, "The Wrath of Khan," had a villain from the original series return, and it was followed by "The Search for Spock" and "The Voyage Home."
Trekking Through the '70s - Phase II and The Motion Picture
3. Trekking Through the '70s - Phase II and The Motion Picture
November 22, 2021
Paramount wanted to launch a fourth network with the new "Star Trek" series "Phase II" as its flagship; when the network proved unworkable, "Phase II" appeared doomed until "Star Wars" and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" proved box office hits.
Saturday Morning Pinks
2. Saturday Morning Pinks
November 12, 2021
A cartoon version of Star Trek in the early 1970s featured original series creator Gene Roddenberry, writer D.C. Fontana, and the series' original stars.
Lucy Loves Trek
1. Lucy Loves Trek
November 5, 2021
It all began when Gene Roddenberry convinced Desilu to foot the bill for not one, but two Star Trek pilots. Thanks to Desilu's boss--America's darling Lucille Ball--the world met Kirk, Spock, and McCoy.
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Narrated and executive produced by Gates McFadden ("Star Trek: The Next Generation", "InvestiGates: Who Do You Think You Are?"), the docuseries shares rare, fascinating details of how "Star Trek" began, where it's been, and how it's boldly going where no television series has gone before!

The Center Seat: 55 Years of Star Trek is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (11 episodes). The series first aired on November 5, 2021.

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The Center Seat: 55 Years of Star Trek is available for streaming on the History website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Center Seat: 55 Years of Star Trek on demand at Apple TV+, Philo, History and History Vault.

  • Premiere Date
    November 5, 2021
  • IMDB Rating
    8.5  (249)