Star Trek "Short Treks” 2.4-5 warp into animation with “The Girl Who Made The Stars” and “Ephraim and Dot”…

*****WARP CORE-SIZED SPOILERS AHEAD!!***** CBS-All Access has dropped two more Short Treks to fill the void (and to slow subscriber cancellations) between the end of “Star Trek: Discovery”’s second season, and the debut of “Star Trek: Picard” (coming January 23, 2020). These 10-15 minute shorts are designed as brief experiments within the Star Trek universe….

Star Trek: The Animated Series 45 years later…

14 years before  “Star Trek: The Next Generation”  debuted in 1987, there was an earlier Star Trek spinoff series; the often (unfairly) maligned animated Star Trek series, which debuted on Saturday morning television in the fall of 1973. Star Trek The Animated Series (TAS), a Lou Scheimer/Filmation production, was, in essence a continuation of the prematurely cancelled original…