Interpreting 'Star Trek' from a number of serious angles, the essays during this assortment offer important insights into the myriad ways in which the franchise has affected the tradition it represents, the folks who watch the sequence, and the that created it.
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Extra resources for The Influence of Star Trek on Television, Film and Culture
It was almost cancelled twice before that, but each time was kept in production when what fans it had spontaneously mobilized to send staggering amounts of mail to NBC. In worldwide repeats thereafter, however, Star Trek slowly but surely accrued a huge following receptive to its quality and positive message. Audience commitment was confirmed by the sales of printed adaptations, and, unprecedented for a single TV show, the appearance of regular, dedicated fan conventions. Paramount responded by resuscitating Star Trek in the form of a film a decade after cancellation of the TV show.
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