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29th September 2004 00:35:00
Posted by Dave Foster

Star Trek TOS - Season 2 in November

News
Paramount Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Star Trek The Original Series: Season 2 for 1st November 2004 priced at £69.99. Captain James T. Kirk played by William Shatner continues to lead the Starship Enterprise and its crew through a combination of exciting escapades in space. Following the incredible success of Season 1, Season 2 brings us more adventure and an introduction to a host of new characters including the young and quirky Pavel Chekov (Walter Keonig), and sees the rise of Dr. McCoy (Deforest Kelley) as a leading part in this classic Sci-Fi adventure.

The seven disc set contains over three hours of extras including the following DVD special features:

Extras not included on the US generic release:

Star Trek Favourite Moments - celebrities, cast, crew and fans recall their favourite moments from The Original Series. This includes cast members from 'Enterprise', 'Voyager', 'Deep Space Nine' and 'The Next Generation', plus production, crew and fans.

Other highlights include:

'To Boldly Go....' Season 2 - cast members and production crew recall fond memories and stories of working on the second season.

Life Beyond Trek: Leonard Nimoy - a principle cast member is documented during their most current film and TV projects, charity event, conventions and trips. Leonard Nimoy provides viewers with an exclusive look at his photography, and a visit to his lab where he creates a photo of his famous 'V' hand salute.

Kirk, Spock, and Bones: Star Trek's Great Trio - explores the relationship between these crew members from the Original Series through the feature films. Interviews with Shatner, Nimoy and other celebrities discover their unique chemistry.

Designing the Final Frontier - renowned production designer Matt Jeffries, Robert Justman, John Dwyer and others discuss designing the look of the series .

Star Trek's Devine Diva: Nichelle Nichols - a fascinating profile of the actress not only recognised for her ground-breaking role as Lt. Uhura, but also as an accomplished singer who performs her own one-woman musical

Writers Notebook: D.C. Fontana - the famous story editor and Star Trek writer describes her contributions to the series and reveals the struggles of being a female in television during the mid 1960's

Red Shirt Logos - An entertaining collection of cast and crew anecdotes reflecting on their time spent working on Star trek. Includes interviews with William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy (These are Easter Eggs)



About Dave Foster
Dave has been loitering the virtual halls of TDF for a decade now and the majority of that time has been spent as Editor of the Home Cinema section (formerly DVDTimes). He doesn't contribute reviews anywhere near as much as he once did (or indeed would like to) but when he does it will invariably be something in the anime or Asian film area.


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