Happy Birthday, Star Trek

On September 8, 1966, “The Man Trap” aired on NBC television (I being slightly over 3 months old at the time), ushering in a new era in science fiction.

Today, 44 years later, Star Trek is still going strong, bringing enjoyment to legions of fans young and old. I’ve been a huge fan for as long as I can remember, having been in a fan film myself, and actually having met my future wife in a Star Trek fan club. Star Trek has been an enormous influence on my life, for better or ill.

Congratulations, Trek.

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Wargamer and RPG'er since the 1970's, author of Adventures Dark and Deep, Castle of the Mad Archmage, and other things, and proprietor of the Greyhawk Grognard blog.

6 thoughts on “Happy Birthday, Star Trek

  1. I was a year and one day old when Star Trek first aired, but I didn't discover what would become my all time favorite sci fi show until I was six years old when WPIX (Channel 11) in New York City started showing the reruns.

    Happy Birthday to a phenomenon that has been such a huge part of my life!

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