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* CanonDiscontinuity: The series was declared non-canon by Creator/GeneRoddenberry himself, with the sole exception of the episode "Yesteryear". (Until CBS later declared the whole thing Canon, anyway.)
10th Apr '16 7:54:04 PM katrinahood
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* FollowTheLeader: ''Anime/SpaceBattleshipYamato'' borrowed from "Beyond the Farthest Star".
10th Apr '16 7:53:18 PM katrinahood
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%%* LosingYourHead: The title character in "Bem".

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%%* * LosingYourHead: The title character in "Bem"."Bem" has the ability to separate his body parts.
10th Apr '16 7:24:12 PM HelloLamppost
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* ForgottenPhlebotinum: "Life-support belts" that allow the crew to survive in vacuum without spacesuits are only seen in one episode.

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* ForgottenPhlebotinum: "Life-support belts" that allow the crew to survive in vacuum without spacesuits are only seen ever appear in one episode.this series.
24th Feb '16 3:46:52 AM StClair
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* RealMenWearPink: The Klingons in "The Practical Joker", courtesy of a colorblind director.

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* RealMenWearPink: The Klingons in "The Practical Joker", Joker" and the Kzinti in "The Slaver Weapon", courtesy of a colorblind director.
24th Feb '16 3:44:09 AM StClair
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* AIIsACrapShoot: The planetary computer in "Recap/StarTrekTheAnimatedSeriesS1E9OnceUponAPlanet Once Upon a Planet]]", as a result of the Caretaker's death in the time since the Original Series episode "[[Recap/StarTrekS1E15ShoreLeave Shore Leave]]". It creates things like the Queen of Hearts and dangerous animals when nobody is thinking about them, and it captures Uhura.

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* AIIsACrapShoot: The planetary computer in "Recap/StarTrekTheAnimatedSeriesS1E9OnceUponAPlanet "[[Recap/StarTrekTheAnimatedSeriesS1E9OnceUponAPlanet Once Upon a Planet]]", as a result of the Caretaker's death in the time since the Original Series episode "[[Recap/StarTrekS1E15ShoreLeave Shore Leave]]". It creates things like the Queen of Hearts and dangerous animals when nobody is thinking about them, and it captures Uhura.
14th Feb '16 11:31:54 AM katrinahood
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%%* FishPeople: "The Ambergris Element" features fish-like aliens who can only breath underwater.

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%%* * FishPeople: "The Ambergris Element" features fish-like aliens who can only breath underwater.
14th Feb '16 11:04:39 AM HeraldAlberich
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Given the reality that it was produced by Creator/{{Filmation}}, the animation is typically the studio's ultra-cheap style. However, they more than made up for that with most of the original cast and the writers as well. The result is a show that might not have the best animation, but still boasted spectacular imagery and believably non-human aliens that the original show could never depict, while still reasonably keeping to its artistic spirit. As a result, this series is the best example of the AnimatedAdaptation concept in UsefulNotes/TheDarkAgeOfAnimation that was so good that it won the franchise's first ever Emmy Award.

''The Animated Series'' remains the shortest-lived series of the ''Trek'' franchise, with just 22 episodes airing over a 13-month period in 1973-74 on Creator/{{NBC}}. It was also the last ''Trek'' series to air in first-run on network television until ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' debuted in 1995 on Creator/{{UPN}}.

However, the franchise creator, Creator/GeneRoddenberry, later insisted that the animated show be kept out of continuity since he never anticipated that ''Star Trek'' would later be revived in live action on such a scale as would happen. Still, many fans insisted that at least the best episode, "Yesteryear", be counted, considering that it gives a valuable look into Spock's youth and character as well as the planet Vulcan as told by the most authoritative voice on the matter, D.C. Fontana. Because of the information about Vulcan presented in the show, the introducing of the Holodeck, giving Kirk his middle name, and the fact that many of the ''Star Trek'' writers and actors were involved with the show, many fans consider it a part of their personal ''Star Trek'' {{canon}} of it depicting the final two years of ''Enterprise's'' five year mission. In addition, the producers of ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'' used numerous references from this series. The ExpandedUniverse, already having less of a need to adhere to strict canon, even went so far as to revive the series' SixthRanger alien crew members, CatGirl Lt. M'Ress and [[MultiArmedAndDangerous tri-symmetrical Lt. Arex]].

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Given the reality that it was produced by Creator/{{Filmation}}, the animation is typically the studio's ultra-cheap style. However, they more than made up for that with most of the original cast and the writers as well. The result is a show that might not have the best animation, but still boasted boasts spectacular imagery and believably non-human aliens that the original show could never depict, while still reasonably keeping to its artistic spirit. As a result, this series is the best example of the AnimatedAdaptation concept in UsefulNotes/TheDarkAgeOfAnimation that UsefulNotes/TheDarkAgeOfAnimation, and was so good that it won the franchise's first ever Emmy Award.

''The Animated Series'' remains the shortest-lived series of the ''Trek'' ''Franchise/StarTrek'' franchise, with just 22 episodes airing over a 13-month period in 1973-74 on Creator/{{NBC}}. It was also the last ''Trek'' series to air in first-run on network television until ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' debuted in 1995 on Creator/{{UPN}}.

However, the franchise creator, Creator/GeneRoddenberry, later insisted that the animated show be kept out of continuity since he never anticipated that ''Star Trek'' would later be revived in live action on such a scale as would happen. happen, with the film series and ''[[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration The Next Generation]]''. Still, many fans insisted that at least the best episode, "Yesteryear", "[[Recap/StarTrekTheAnimatedSeriesS1E2Yesteryear Yesteryear]]", be counted, considering that it gives a valuable look into Spock's youth and character as well as the planet Vulcan Vulcan, as told by the most authoritative voice on the matter, D.C. Fontana. Because of the information about Vulcan presented in the show, as well as the introducing introduction of the Holodeck, giving Kirk his Holodeck and Kirk's middle name, and the fact that many of the ''Star Trek'' writers and actors were involved with the show, production, many fans consider it a part of their personal ''Star Trek'' {{canon}} of it {{canon}}, depicting the final two years of ''Enterprise's'' five year mission. In addition, the producers of ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'' used numerous references from this series. The ExpandedUniverse, Franchise/StarTrekExpandedUniverse, already having less of a need to adhere to strict canon, even went so far as to revive the series' SixthRanger alien crew members, CatGirl Lt. M'Ress and [[MultiArmedAndDangerous tri-symmetrical Lt. Arex]].







!!This series provides examples of:

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* AIIsACrapShoot: The planetary computer in "Once Upon A Planet". It created things like the Queen of Hearts and dangerous animals when nobody was thinking about them and it captures Uhura.

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* AIIsACrapShoot: The planetary computer in "Once "Recap/StarTrekTheAnimatedSeriesS1E9OnceUponAPlanet Once Upon A Planet". a Planet]]", as a result of the Caretaker's death in the time since the Original Series episode "[[Recap/StarTrekS1E15ShoreLeave Shore Leave]]". It created creates things like the Queen of Hearts and dangerous animals when nobody was is thinking about them them, and it captures Uhura.



* AncientAstronauts: Kukulcan in "How Sharper Than A Serpent's Tooth". He visited Earth in the distant past and was the basis for the Mayan god of the same name, the Toltec god Quetzalcoatl, and the Chinese dragons.

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* AncientAstronauts: Kukulcan in "How Sharper Than A than a Serpent's Tooth". He visited Earth in the distant past and was the basis for the Mayan god of the same name, the Toltec god Quetzalcoatl, and the Chinese dragons.



* ArtificialGravity: The Enterprise's computer shuts off the gravity in "The Practical Joker" and the fortress in "The Jihad" .
%%* AscendedMeme: "Beam me up, Scotty!"

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* ArtificialGravity: ArtificialGravity:
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The Enterprise's computer shuts off the gravity in "The Practical Joker" and the Joker."
** The
fortress in "The Jihad" .
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Jihad" loses its gravity when the questers try to get at the MacGuffin in its center.
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AscendedMeme: "Beam me up, Scotty!"Scotty!" is famous for [[BeamMeUpScotty never being actually spoken]] in the Original Series, but it appears in this one.



* AsteroidThicket: In "The Pirates of Orion", the Enterprise pursues the Orion ship into one.
* BarefootCartoonAnimal: Lt. M'Ress, who wears a full Starfleet uniform, except for footwear. {{Justified}} because she has digigrade paws.(Meaning she walks on her toes.)
** DoesNotLikeShoes: Bios of M'Ress take pains to point this out.

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* AsteroidThicket: In "The "[[Recap/StarTrekTheAnimatedSeriesS2E1ThePiratesOfOrion The Pirates of Orion", Orion]]", the Enterprise ''Enterprise'' pursues the Orion ship into one.
* BarefootCartoonAnimal: Lt. M'Ress, who wears a full Starfleet uniform, except for footwear. {{Justified}} because she has digigrade paws.(Meaning paws (meaning she walks on her toes.)
** DoesNotLikeShoes: Bios of M'Ress take pains to point this out.
toes).



* BriarPatching: How Kirk tricks the computer in "The Practical Joker".

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* BriarPatching: How In "[[Recap/StarTrekTheAnimatedSeriesS2E3ThePracticalJoker The Practical Joker]]", passing through an energy field causes the ''Enterprise'' computer to play jokes on the crew. Captain Kirk pretends to be scared of the field and tricks the deranged computer into [[NowDoItAgainBackwards taking the ship through the field again]], which reverses the effect that made the computer in "The Practical Joker".go bonkers.



* BuildLikeAnEgyptian: Kukulcan's city in "How Sharper Than A Serpent's Tooth" has the Mayan pyramids.

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* BuildLikeAnEgyptian: Kukulcan's city in "How Sharper Than A than a Serpent's Tooth" has the Mayan pyramids.



* CatFolk: The Caitian Lieutenant M'Ress, as well as the Kzinti in "The Slaver Weapon". Some of the ExpandedUniverse material around it suggested that the Caitian relationship to the Kzinti is essentially the same as the one between the Vulcans and the Romulans, only with the ones that left (the Caitians) being the "good guys" that ended up part of the Federation and the ones that stayed (the Kzinti) as the militaristic bad guys with historic conflicts with the Federation (and possibly with some ill-advised genetic engineering on the part of the Kzinti).

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* CatFolk: The Caitian Lieutenant M'Ress, as well as the Kzinti in "The Slaver Weapon". Some of the ExpandedUniverse material around it suggested suggests that the Caitian relationship to the Kzinti is essentially the same as the one between the Vulcans and the Romulans, only with the ones that left (the Caitians) being the "good guys" that ended up part of the Federation and the ones that stayed (the Kzinti) as the militaristic bad guys with historic conflicts with the Federation (and possibly with some ill-advised genetic engineering on the part of the Kzinti).



* ChekhovsGun: "How Sharper Than A Serpent's Tooth". Dr. [=McCoy=]'s medical kit provides a hypo to calm the Capellan Power Cat.
* ChildrenAreCruel: In "Yesteryear", we get our first glimpse at Spock's childhood... and it's not pretty.
%%* CloningBlues: Spock in "The Infinite Vulcan".
* ContrivedCoincidence: "How Sharper Than A Serpent's Tooth". If Ensign Walking Bear hadn't been on the bridge, Kukulkan would have destroyed both the Enterprise and the entire human race.

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* ChekhovsGun: In "How Sharper Than A than a Serpent's Tooth". Tooth", Dr. [=McCoy=]'s medical kit provides a hypo to calm the Capellan Power Cat.
* ChildrenAreCruel: In "Yesteryear", "[[Recap/StarTrekTheAnimatedSeriesS1E2Yesteryear Yesteryear]]", we get our first glimpse at Spock's childhood... and it's not pretty.
%%* * CloningBlues: Spock in "The In "[[Recap/StarTrekTheAnimatedSeriesS1E7TheInfiniteVulcan The Infinite Vulcan".
Vulcan]]", the giant clone of Spock experiences an existential crisis when he realizes he is quite out of scale with the ''Enterprise'' and everything he is familiar with. [[IChooseToStay He ultimately elects to remain on the planet.]]
* ContrivedCoincidence: "How Sharper Than A than a Serpent's Tooth". If Ensign Walking Bear hadn't been on the bridge, Kukulkan would have destroyed both the Enterprise ''Enterprise'' and the entire human race.



* DarkerAndEdgier: Than most other cartoons on television at the time. ''The Animated Series'' tended to work with the same style of cerebral stories that the previous live-action series did, and references to death were not glossed over at all. In fact, "Yesteryear" deals with [[spoiler:a child version of Spock losing his beloved pet]], and the "death words" weren't glossed over or replaced with LighterAndSofter equivalents. This has helped the series gain a strong following within the ''Franchise/StarTrek'' fan community, as well as with the creative staffs involved with the franchise.

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* DarkerAndEdgier: Than most other cartoons on television at the time. ''The Animated Series'' tended to work with the same style of cerebral stories that the previous live-action series did, and [[NeverSayDie references to death were not glossed over at all.all]]. In fact, "Yesteryear" deals with [[spoiler:a child version of Spock losing his beloved pet]], and the "death words" weren't glossed over or replaced with LighterAndSofter equivalents. This has helped the series gain a strong following within the ''Franchise/StarTrek'' fan community, as well as with the creative staffs involved with the franchise.



%%* DidWeJustHaveTeaWithCthulhu: "Once Upon A Planet".
* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: "The Magicks of Megas-Tu" has ''[[CoolVsAwesome James T. Kirk defeating Satan!]]'' (or at least a being claiming to be him as part of a SecretTestOfCharacter)

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%%* * DidWeJustHaveTeaWithCthulhu: In "Once Upon A Planet".
a Planet", several characters end up roasting marshmallows with the dragon that was trying to kill them a few minutes earlier.
* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: "The Magicks of Megas-Tu" has ''[[CoolVsAwesome James T. Kirk defeating Satan!]]'' (or (Or at least a being claiming to be him as part of a SecretTestOfCharacter)SecretTestOfCharacter.)
* DoesNotLikeShoes: Bios of M'Ress, a BarefootCartoonAnimal, take pains to point this out.



* FemalesAreMoreInnocent: "The Lorelei Signal". The women of the planet Taurus II are effectively psychic vampires who drain the energy from men to survive, [[InferredHolocaust and have been doing so to the crew of passing ships for at least 150 years]]. They try to do the same to Kirk, Spock, and Dr. [=McCoy=] and are only stopped by threat of force from Uhura... yet they're still presented as sympathetic to both the viewer and the heroes because they "cannot bear children" and the end of the episode has the Enterprise crew promise them [[KarmaHoudini a ship to be able to leave their planet and thus escape the "curse" of immortality]].

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* FemalesAreMoreInnocent: "The Lorelei Signal". The women of the planet Taurus II are effectively psychic vampires who drain the energy from men to survive, [[InferredHolocaust and have been doing so to the crew of passing ships for at least 150 years]]. They try to do the same to Kirk, Spock, and Dr. [=McCoy=] and are only stopped by threat of force from Uhura... yet they're still presented as sympathetic to both the viewer and the heroes because they "cannot bear children" children," and the end of the episode has the Enterprise ''Enterprise'' crew promise them [[KarmaHoudini a ship to be able to leave their planet and thus escape the "curse" of immortality]].



* FiveYearPlan: The three seasons of ''The Original Series'' and the two seasons of ''The Animated Series''.
* FollowTheLeader: ''SpaceBattleshipYamato'' borrowed from "Beyond The Farthest Star".
* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: "The Magicks of Megas-Tu". The inhabitants of Megas-Tu do this for their own bodies and their planet's surface for the benefit of the Enterprise crew.
* ForWantOfANail: In "Yesteryear", if Spock hadn't saved his past self, he wouldn't be alive in order to be part of the Enterprise crew.
%%* ForgottenPhlebotinum: The "life support belts".

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* FiveYearPlan: The three seasons of ''The Original Series'' and the two seasons of ''The Animated Series''.
Series'' comprise the "five-year mission to explore strange new worlds" from the famous OpeningNarration (which is present in full in this series).
* FollowTheLeader: ''SpaceBattleshipYamato'' ''Anime/SpaceBattleshipYamato'' borrowed from "Beyond The the Farthest Star".
* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: "The Magicks of Megas-Tu". The inhabitants of Megas-Tu do this for their own bodies and their planet's surface for the benefit of the Enterprise ''Enterprise'' crew.
* ForWantOfANail: In "Yesteryear", if Spock hadn't saved his past self, he wouldn't be alive in order to be part of the Enterprise ''Enterprise'' crew.
%%* * ForgottenPhlebotinum: The "life support belts"."Life-support belts" that allow the crew to survive in vacuum without spacesuits are only seen in one episode.



* GodGuise: Keniclius 5 with the Phylosians in "The Infinite Vulcan", and Kukulkan by the ancient Mayans in "How Sharper Than A Serpent's Tooth".

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* GodGuise: Keniclius 5 with the Phylosians in "The Infinite Vulcan", and Kukulkan by the ancient Mayans in "How Sharper Than A than a Serpent's Tooth".



* HauntedTechnology: The Enterprise computer in "The Practical Joker" gains a prankster personality.

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* HauntedTechnology: The Enterprise ''Enterprise'' computer gains a prankster personality in "The Practical Joker" gains a prankster personality.Joker".



* HolodeckMalfunction: "The Practical Joker". [=McCoy=], Uhura and Sulu are trapped in it.

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* HolodeckMalfunction: "The Practical Joker". Joker" includes a proto-holodeck in the ''Enterprise's'' rec room long before ''TNG's''. [=McCoy=], Uhura Uhura, and Sulu are trapped in it.it when the ''Enterprise'' computer gains a trickster mentality.



* HumanAliens: Although there are still a fair few, this show took advantage of the animated format to avert the trope whenever they could and come up with more divergent alien designs.
* HumanityOnTrial: "The Magicks of Megas-Tu." Humanity is put on trial by the Megans, for the crime of being xenophobic jerks. The trial is actually for "humanity and those who would aid them" in order to account for the nonhuman crew members. Humanity initially has its sentence suspended because it is concluded that they do not pose a threat to the Megans since it is nearly impossible to locate the Megan homeworld. Humanity is found not guilty after Kirk risks his life to protect a Megan who had been sentenced to A FateWorseThanDeath for associating with humanity. When asked why they didn't just use the Enterprise's records to discover for themselves that humans were capable of things like a HeroicSacrifice the Megans reply the records could have been faked.

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* HumanAliens: Although there are still a fair few, this show took takes advantage of the animated format to avert the trope whenever they could can and come up with more divergent alien designs.
* HumanityOnTrial: "The Magicks of Megas-Tu." Humanity is put on trial by the Megans, for the crime of being xenophobic jerks. The trial is actually for "humanity and those who would aid them" in order to account for the nonhuman crew members. Humanity initially has its sentence suspended because it is concluded that they do not pose a threat to the Megans since it is nearly impossible to locate the Megan homeworld. Humanity is found not guilty after Kirk risks his life to protect a Megan who had been sentenced to A a FateWorseThanDeath for associating with humanity. When asked why they didn't just use the Enterprise's ''Enterprise's'' records to discover for themselves that humans were capable of things like a HeroicSacrifice HeroicSacrifice, the Megans reply the records could have been faked.



%%* InSpaceEveryoneCanSeeYourFace: Life-support belts

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%%* * InSpaceEveryoneCanSeeYourFace: Life-support beltsbelts take this to its logical extreme--the production team doesn't have to draw spacesuits, but can simply use its normal character models with a belt and a glowing outline.



* IndyHatRoll: In "Once Upon A Planet", Kirk leaps through a sliding rock door in the side of a mountain just before it closes.
* InstantAIJustAddWater: The planetary computer in "Once Upon A Planet" develops artificial intelligence on its own.

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* IndyHatRoll: In "Once Upon A a Planet", Kirk leaps through a sliding rock door in the side of a mountain just before it closes.
closes.
* InstantAIJustAddWater: The planetary computer in "Once Upon A a Planet" develops artificial intelligence on its own.



%%* LimitedAnimation

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%%* LimitedAnimation* LimitedAnimation: Creator/{{Filmation}}'s SignatureStyle. Lacking much range in facial expression, the onus was on the voice cast to convey the characters' emotions, which (being made up of mostly ''Original Series'' alumni) they largely succeeded.



* LostColony: Terra Ten in "The Terratin Incident"...only it wasn't really lost — just shrunken to an extremely tiny size.
* LotusEaterMachine: Kukulcan's zoo animals in "How Sharper Than A Serpent's Tooth".
%%* LouisCypher: Lucien in "The Magicks of Megas-Tu"
%%* LovePotion: "Mudd's Passion"

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* LostColony: Terra Ten in "The Terratin Incident"... only it wasn't really lost — just lost—just shrunken to an extremely tiny size.
* LotusEaterMachine: Kukulcan's zoo animals in In "How Sharper Than A Serpent's Tooth".
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Tooth", the animals in Kukulcan's zoo believe that they are living in their natural environment, a hallucination generated by Kukulcan's machines.
*
LouisCypher: Lucien claims to have been Satan, in "The Magicks of Megas-Tu"
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Megas-Tu".
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LovePotion: "Mudd's Passion"Passion". Mudd himself thought it was {{Snake Oil|Salesman}}, and is shocked to find out it works.



* MeaningfulName: Bem, which means "Bug Eyed Monster" in SF fandom.

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* MeaningfulName: Bem, which means "Bug Eyed "Bug-Eyed Monster" in SF fandom.



%%* MorphWeapon: The title device in "The Slaver Weapon".
%%* MrExposition: Ensign Walking Bear in "How Sharper Than A Serpent's Tooth".
%%* MyFutureSelfAndMe: Spock in "Yesteryear."
* MysteriousMiddleInitial: It was actually in this show that Kirk's middle name was first revealed to be Tiberius, though it wouldn't officially enter canon until the sixth film.

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%%* * MorphWeapon: The title titular device in "The Slaver Weapon".
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Weapon" has settings from "stun" to "atomic bomb".
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MrExposition: Ensign Walking Bear Bear, a character never seen before or since, just happens to be on duty on the bridge at the proper moment to explain how Kukulcan is important in the history of his people, in "How Sharper Than A than a Serpent's Tooth".
%%* * MyFutureSelfAndMe: Spock uses the Guardian of Forever to travel back in time and meet himself as a child in "Yesteryear."
* MysteriousMiddleInitial: It was actually in this show that Kirk's middle name was first revealed to be Tiberius, though it wouldn't officially enter canon until [[Film/StarTrekVITheUndiscoveredCountry the sixth film.film]].



* NeverSayDie: [[AvertedTrope Actively averted.]], which became a rather large source of controversy in the episode "Yesteryear"

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* NeverSayDie: [[AvertedTrope Actively averted.]], averted]], which became a rather large source of controversy in the episode "Yesteryear""Yesteryear".



* NowDoItAgainBackwards: How the computer is repaired in "The Practical Joker".

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* NowDoItAgainBackwards: How the computer is repaired in "The Practical Joker".Joker"--Kirk tricks it into taking the ''Enterprise'' back through the NegativeSpaceWedgie the other way, by pretending to be scared of it.



%%* PettingZooPeople: Lieutenant M'Ress.

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%%* * PettingZooPeople: Lieutenant M'Ress.M'Ress is a Caitian, an anthropomorphic cat.



* PlanetEater: "One Of Our Planets Is Missing" featured a space cloud that ate planets.

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* PlanetEater: "One Of of Our Planets Is Missing" featured features a space cloud that ate eats planets.



%%* PortalToThePast: The Guardian of Forever in "Yesteryear".

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%%* * PortalToThePast: The Guardian of Forever returns from the ''Original Series'' episode "[[Recap/StarTrekS1E28TheCityOnTheEdgeOfForever The City on the Edge of Forever]]" to provide a portal to Vulcan's past in "Yesteryear"."[[Recap/StarTrekTheAnimatedSeriesS1E2Yesteryear Yesteryear]]".



-->'''Kirk''': Besides, he'll be sure to take advantage when he sees that we've carelessly left our shuttle bay door open.
-->'''Uhura''': But we didn't, sir.
-->'''Kirk''': Oh yes. See to that little oversight, will you, Mr. Sulu?

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-->'''Kirk''': -->'''Kirk:''' Besides, he'll be sure to take advantage when he sees that we've carelessly left our shuttle bay door open.
-->'''Uhura''':
open.\\
'''Uhura:'''
But we didn't, sir.
-->'''Kirk''':
sir.\\
'''Kirk:'''
Oh yes. See to that little oversight, will you, Mr. Sulu?



* [[RealMenWearPink Real Klingons Wear Pink]]: Courtesy of a color blind director.
%%* RealityIsOutToLunch: The planet Megas-Tu in "The Magicks of Megas-Tu".
%%* RealityWarper: The inhabitants of the title planet in "The Magicks of Megas-Tu".

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* [[RealMenWearPink Real RealMenWearPink: The Klingons Wear Pink]]: Courtesy in "The Practical Joker", courtesy of a color blind colorblind director.
%%* * RealityIsOutToLunch: The planet Megas-Tu in "The Magicks of Megas-Tu".
%%*
Megas-Tu" is in a part of the universe where reality breaks down. One character has their arm break off of their body and drift away.
*
RealityWarper: The inhabitants of the title planet in "The Magicks of Megas-Tu".Megas-Tu" can bring anything into existence with but a thought. While they were on Earth they were considered to be witches and magicians due to their powers.



* RoleReprisal: The entire cast, minus Walter Koenig, reprised the roles they played on the original series — William Shatner as Kirk, Leonard Nimoy as Spock, [=DeForest=] Kelley as [=McCoy=], James Doohan as Scotty, George Takei as Sulu, Nichelle Nichols as Uhura, and Majel Barrett-Roddenberry as Nurse Chapel.
** Instead of providing Chekov [[TheOtherDarrin another voice actor]], they instead replaced him with two new characters: Arex (voiced by James Doohan) and M'Ress (voiced by Majel Barrett). Koenig would wind up contributing to the series by writing the episode "The Infinite Vulcan".
** For guest stars, Mark Lenard reprised his role of Sarek in "Yesteryear", Stanley Adams reprised his role of Cyrano Jones in "More Tribbles, More Troubles", and Roger C. Carmel returned as Harry Mudd in "Mudd's Passion".

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* RoleReprisal: RoleReprisal:
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The entire cast, minus Walter Koenig, reprised Creator/WalterKoenig, reprise the roles they played on the original series — William Shatner series—Creator/WilliamShatner as Kirk, Leonard Nimoy Creator/LeonardNimoy as Spock, [=DeForest=] Kelley Creator/DeForestKelley as [=McCoy=], James Doohan Creator/JamesDoohan as Scotty, George Takei Creator/GeorgeTakei as Sulu, Nichelle Nichols Creator/NichelleNichols as Uhura, and Majel Barrett-Roddenberry Creator/MajelBarrett-Roddenberry as Nurse Chapel.
** Instead of providing Chekov [[TheOtherDarrin another voice actor]], they instead replaced replace him with two new characters: Arex (voiced by James Doohan) and M'Ress (voiced by Majel Barrett). Koenig would wind up contributing to the series by writing the episode "The Infinite Vulcan".
** For guest stars, Mark Lenard reprised reprises his role of Sarek in "Yesteryear", Stanley Adams reprised reprises his role of Cyrano Jones in "More Tribbles, More Troubles", and Roger C. Carmel returned returns as Harry Mudd in "Mudd's Passion".



* SdrawkcabName: The retlaw plant in "The Infinite Vulcan", and the planet Arret in "The Counter-Clock Incident".
* SealedEvilInACan

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* SdrawkcabName: The retlaw plant in "The Infinite Vulcan", Vulcan" (named after Creator/WalterKoenig, the episode's author), and the [[PlanetTerra planet Arret Arret]] in "The Counter-Clock Incident".
* SealedEvilInACanSealedEvilInACan:



* SelfDestructingSecurity: "The Slaver Weapon". The title device tricks the Kzinti into using a self-destruct setting to destroy it...and them.

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* SelfDestructingSecurity: "The Slaver Weapon". The title device tricks the Kzinti into using a self-destruct setting to destroy it...and it--and them.



%%* SnakeOilSalesman: Harry Mudd in "Mudd's Passion", Cyrano Jones in "More Tribbles, More Troubles".

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%%* SnakeOilSalesman: * SnakeOilSalesman:
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Harry Mudd in "Mudd's Passion", though he is unaware that the LovePotion he's peddling actually works.
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Cyrano Jones in "More Tribbles, More Troubles".Troubles" tries to convince the ''Enterprise'' crew that his new breed of tribble is harmless, without the ExplosiveBreeder properties of the original. (Instead, they grow so large, they eventually explode into a pile of tribbles anyway).



* StarfishAliens: Edosians, Vendorians, Phylosians, Lactrans, and M/3/Green. The production team was clearly thrilled to not have to worry about budget constraints when designing the aliens, to the point that they probably went overboard with it.
** Also, if the aliens naturally fly, swim, or slither, you don't have to animate them ''walking.''

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* StarfishAliens: Edosians, Vendorians, Phylosians, Lactrans, and M/3/Green. The production team was clearly thrilled to not have to worry about budget constraints when designing the aliens, to the point that they probably went overboard with it.
** Also,
it. (Also, if the aliens naturally fly, swim, or slither, you don't have to animate them ''walking.'''')



* TieInNovel: Creator/AlanDeanFoster wrote adaptations of the episodes, and many ''Trek'' novels referenced it.

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* TieInNovel: Creator/AlanDeanFoster wrote adaptations of the episodes, and many ''Trek'' novels referenced reference it.



* TheTimeTravellersDilemma: It's unknown what happened to Thelen the Andorian after the timeline got fixed in "Yesteryear".

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* TheTimeTravellersDilemma: It's unknown what happened happens to Thelen the Andorian (who replaced Spock as Science Officer) after the timeline got is fixed in "Yesteryear".



* VengefulVendingMachine: "The Practical Joker". After the ''Enterprise'' passes through a mysterious energy field, the ship's computer starts playing practical jokes on the crew. When Scotty tries to obtain a sandwich from the food synthesiser it sprays food all over him, including a custard pie in the face.

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* VengefulVendingMachine: "The Practical Joker". After the ''Enterprise'' passes through a mysterious energy field, the ship's computer starts playing practical jokes on the crew. When Scotty tries to obtain a sandwich from the food synthesiser synthesizer, it sprays food all over him, including a custard pie in the face.PieInTheFace.



* WellDoneSonGuy: In "Yesteryear" Spock wants to prove to his father Sarek that he is a true Vulcan by undergoing the Kahs-wan ordeal.

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* WellDoneSonGuy: In "Yesteryear" Spock wants to prove to his father Sarek that he is a true Vulcan by undergoing the Kahs-wan ordeal.RiteOfPassage.



* WronglyAccused: [=McCoy=], in "Albatross" is falsely accused of indirectly killing people of a plague they weren't cured of.
* YearOutsideHourInside: This occurs in the title area in "The Time Trap".

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* WronglyAccused: [=McCoy=], in "Albatross" In "Albatross", [=McCoy=] is falsely accused of indirectly killing people of a plague they weren't cured of.
* YearOutsideHourInside: This occurs in the title titular area in "The Time Trap".



-->'''[=McCoy=]:''' (''about to give an injection'') This won't hurt a bit, Spock.\\

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-->'''[=McCoy=]:''' (''about ''[about to give an injection'') injection]'' This won't hurt a bit, Spock.\\







!!Provides aversions of:

* LighterAndFluffier: One of the main reasons given by GeneRoddenberry as to why he chose Filmation out of all the animation companies who made a pitch at doing ''The Animated Series'' is because they were the only company who didn't suggest giving the ''Enterprise'' crew "funny animal sidekicks". Interestingly, ''after'' getting the job, the idea apparently did surface at pre-production meetings... but it was quickly (and rightly) kyboshed by Roddenberry. Regardless, Filmation didn't let the concept of "funny sidekicks in space" go to waste and created the live-action series ''SpaceAcademy'' a few years later.

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\n!!Provides aversions of:\n\n!! This series provides {{aver|tedTrope}}sions of:
* LighterAndFluffier: One of the main reasons given by GeneRoddenberry Creator/GeneRoddenberry as to why he chose Filmation Creator/{{Filmation}} out of all the animation companies who made a pitch at doing ''The Animated Series'' is because they were the only company who didn't suggest giving the ''Enterprise'' crew "funny animal sidekicks". Interestingly, ''after'' getting the job, the idea apparently did surface at pre-production meetings... but it was quickly (and rightly) kyboshed by Roddenberry. Regardless, Filmation didn't let the concept of "funny sidekicks in space" go to waste waste, and created the live-action series ''SpaceAcademy'' ''Series/SpaceAcademy'' a few years later.
6th Feb '16 12:25:54 PM MarkLungo
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Given the reality that it was produced by Creator/{{Filmation}}, the animation is typically the studio's ultra-cheap style. However, they more than made up for that with most of the original cast and the writers as well. The result is a show that might not have the best animation, but still boasted spectacular imagery and believably non-human aliens that the original show could never depict, while still reasonably keeping to its artistic spirit. As a result, this series is the best example of the AnimatedAdaptation concept in the DarkAgeOfAnimation that was so good that it won the franchise's first ever Emmy Award.

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Given the reality that it was produced by Creator/{{Filmation}}, the animation is typically the studio's ultra-cheap style. However, they more than made up for that with most of the original cast and the writers as well. The result is a show that might not have the best animation, but still boasted spectacular imagery and believably non-human aliens that the original show could never depict, while still reasonably keeping to its artistic spirit. As a result, this series is the best example of the AnimatedAdaptation concept in the DarkAgeOfAnimation UsefulNotes/TheDarkAgeOfAnimation that was so good that it won the franchise's first ever Emmy Award.



However, the franchise creator, GeneRoddenberry, later insisted that the animated show be kept out of continuity since he never anticipated that ''Star Trek'' would later be revived in live action on such a scale as would happen. Still, many fans insisted that at least the best episode, "Yesteryear", be counted, considering that it gives a valuable look into Spock's youth and character as well as the planet Vulcan as told by the most authoritative voice on the matter, D.C. Fontana. Because of the information about Vulcan presented in the show, the introducing of the Holodeck, giving Kirk his middle name, and the fact that many of the ''Star Trek'' writers and actors were involved with the show, many fans consider it a part of their personal ''Star Trek'' {{canon}} of it depicting the final two years of ''Enterprise's'' five year mission. In addition, the producers of ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'' used numerous references from this series. The ExpandedUniverse, already having less of a need to adhere to strict canon, even went so far as to revive the series' SixthRanger alien crew members, CatGirl Lt. M'Ress and [[MultiArmedAndDangerous tri-symmetrical Lt. Arex]].

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However, the franchise creator, GeneRoddenberry, Creator/GeneRoddenberry, later insisted that the animated show be kept out of continuity since he never anticipated that ''Star Trek'' would later be revived in live action on such a scale as would happen. Still, many fans insisted that at least the best episode, "Yesteryear", be counted, considering that it gives a valuable look into Spock's youth and character as well as the planet Vulcan as told by the most authoritative voice on the matter, D.C. Fontana. Because of the information about Vulcan presented in the show, the introducing of the Holodeck, giving Kirk his middle name, and the fact that many of the ''Star Trek'' writers and actors were involved with the show, many fans consider it a part of their personal ''Star Trek'' {{canon}} of it depicting the final two years of ''Enterprise's'' five year mission. In addition, the producers of ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'' used numerous references from this series. The ExpandedUniverse, already having less of a need to adhere to strict canon, even went so far as to revive the series' SixthRanger alien crew members, CatGirl Lt. M'Ress and [[MultiArmedAndDangerous tri-symmetrical Lt. Arex]].
23rd Jan '16 4:03:29 PM katrinahood
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%%* BuildLikeAnEgyptian: Kukulcan's city in "How Sharper Than A Serpent's Tooth".

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%%* * BuildLikeAnEgyptian: Kukulcan's city in "How Sharper Than A Serpent's Tooth".Tooth" has the Mayan pyramids.



%%* DetachableLowerHalf: The title character in "Bem".

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%%* * DetachableLowerHalf: The title character in "Bem"."Bem" has the ability to separate his body into different parts.



%%* EveryoneIsASuper: "The Magicks of Megas-Tu".

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%%* * EveryoneIsASuper: "The Magicks of Megas-Tu".Megas-Tu" has beings who have the ability to practice magic.



%%* FishPeople: "The Ambergris Element"

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%%* FishPeople: "The Ambergris Element"Element" features fish-like aliens who can only breath underwater.



%%* ForWantOfANail: "Yesteryear"

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%%* * ForWantOfANail: "Yesteryear"In "Yesteryear", if Spock hadn't saved his past self, he wouldn't be alive in order to be part of the Enterprise crew.



%%* GirlsNightOutEpisode: "The Lorelei Signal".

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%%* * GirlsNightOutEpisode: In "The Lorelei Signal".Signal", Uhura and Chapel have to lead an all-female rescue team due to the planet's inhabitants' ability to drain men of their life forces.



%%* HauntedTechnology: The Enterprise computer in "The Practical Joker".

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%%* * HauntedTechnology: The Enterprise computer in "The Practical Joker".Joker" gains a prankster personality.



%%* MerlinSickness: "The Counter-Clock Incident"

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%%* * MerlinSickness: Inhabitants of the alternate universe in "The Counter-Clock Incident"Incident" age backwards.



%%* PeopleZoo: "The Eye of the Beholder"

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%%* * PeopleZoo: The Lactrans in "The Eye of the Beholder"Beholder" capture the away team and put them in their zoo.



%%* PlanetEater: "One Of Our Planets Is Missing"

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%%* * PlanetEater: "One Of Our Planets Is Missing"Missing" featured a space cloud that ate planets.



%%* SequelEpisode: "Mudd's Passion", "More Tribbles, More Troubles", and "Yesteryear", to ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' episodes.

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%%* SequelEpisode: "Mudd's Passion", Passion" is a sequel to "I, Mudd", "More Tribbles, More Troubles", Troubles" is a sequel to "The Trouble with Tribbles", and "Yesteryear", "Yesteryear" is a sequel to ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' episodes."The City on the Edge of Forever".



%%* TheTimeTravellersDilemma: Thelen the Andorian in "Yesteryear".

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%%* * TheTimeTravellersDilemma: It's unknown what happened to Thelen the Andorian after the timeline got fixed in "Yesteryear".



%%* WitchSpecies: "The Magicks of Megas-Tu"

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%%* * WitchSpecies: "The Magicks of Megas-Tu"Megas-Tu" features aliens who are able to practice magic.



%%* WronglyAccused: [=McCoy=], in "Albatross".

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%%* * WronglyAccused: [=McCoy=], in "Albatross"."Albatross" is falsely accused of indirectly killing people of a plague they weren't cured of.
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