Sep 08, 2016

50 Years Later, the Starship 'Enterprise' May Be Running Out of Steam | The Weekly Standard

Fifty years ago, on September 8, 1966, Star Trek premiered on NBC. It struggled through 79 meh-rated episodes before it was cancelled. No one knew it would prove to be the most influential piece of American popular culture of the past half-century. Before Star Trek, science fiction was the Rodney Dangerfield of the genres; in its wake, SF and its fantasy and comic-book offshoots have become the...

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