September 8 - On this day in geek history in 1966 the original Star Trek television show debuted on NBC. The show debuted to mixed reviews, Variety famously said that the show’s concept “wouldn’t work”. 
Although Star Trek has become one of the most culturally significant pieces of television in American history, the original series was canceled after only three seasons due to low ratings. While the original run only lasted 79 episodes, the series spawned 11 feature films and five additional television series.

September 8 - On this day in geek history in 1966 the original Star Trek television show debuted on NBC. The show debuted to mixed reviews, Variety famously said that the show’s concept “wouldn’t work”. 

Although Star Trek has become one of the most culturally significant pieces of television in American history, the original series was canceled after only three seasons due to low ratings. While the original run only lasted 79 episodes, the series spawned 11 feature films and five additional television series.

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    The 45th anniversary of Star Trek:D
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