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Beyond The Farthest Star (1973) Episode 22004- Star Trek Cartoon Episode Guide Beyond The Farthest Star

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  • 1973
  • Filmation Associates, Norway Productions
  • Paramount Studios
  • Star Trek Episode Guide
  • Cartoon Characters: Captain James Tiberius Kirk, Mr. Spock, Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy, Lt. Cmdr. Montgomery "Scotty" Scott, Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu, Lieutenant Uhura, Transporter Chief Kyle, Pod Ship, Malignant Alien, Lt. Arex, Lt. M'Ress, Alien Entity, Commander of Alien Starship, Ancient Insectoid, Magnetic Organism, Enterprise Computer.
  • Vocal Talent: William Shatner (Captain James Tiberius Kirk), Leonard Nimoy (Mr. Spock), DeForest Kelley (Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy), James Doohan (Lt. Cmdr. Montgomery "Scotty" Scott, Transporter Chief Kyle, Pod Ship, Malignant Alien, Lt. Arex, Alien Entity, Commander of Alien Starship, Ancient Insectoid, Magnetic Organism), George Takei (Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu), Nichelle Nichols (Lieutenant Uhura), Majel Barrett (Nurse Christine Chapel [credit only], Lt. M'Ress, Enterprise Computer).
  • Directed By Hal Sutherland.
  • Produced By Lou Scheimer, Norm Prescott.
    Associate Producer: D. C. Fontana.
  • Animated By Robert Bentley, Jim Brummett, Bob Carlson, Rudy Cataldi, Jesse Cosio, Zeon Davush, Lil Evans, Paul Fennell, Otto Feuer, Ed Friedman, Fred Grable, Lee Halpern, LaVerne Harding, Lou Kachivas, Marsh Lamore, Lawrence Miller, Fred Myers, Jane Nordin, Bill Nunes, Joe Nunez, Casey Onaitas, Jack Ozark, Bill Pratt, Len Rogers, Virgil Ross, Sonia Ruta, Don Schloat, Ben Shenkman, Larry Silverman, Brad Smith, Hank Smith, Reuben Timmins, Bob Trochim, George Waiss, Ron Westlund, Kaem Wong.
  • Written By Samuel A. Peeples.
    Story Editor: D. C. Fontana.

Additional Crew:

  • STAR TREK created by: Gene Roddenberry.
  • Art Director: Don Christianson.
  • Background Director: Ervin Kaplan.
  • Executive Consultant: Gene Roddenberry.
  • General Manager: Rock Benedetto.
  • Special Effects Animation: Reuben Timmins.
  • Storyboard: Sherman Labby, Paul Fennell, Dale Hale, Jack Miller, Michael O'Conner, Louise Sandoval, Ken Southworth, Dawn Huntley.
  • Key Assistants: Mike Hazy, Bill House.
  • Key Layout: Herb Hazelton, Albert De Mello, Kay Wright.
  • Layout: George Wheeler, Lorna Smith, Les Kaluza, George Jensen, Dick Hall, Warren Marshall, Wendell Washer, Martin Muller, Christopher Lane, Glen Keane, Maria Bennett, Ken Leonard, Wes Herschensohn, Jim Willoughby, Cliff Voorhees, Robert Kline, Virgil Raddatz, John Perry, Carol Lundberg, Malcolm Weizer, George Goode, James Koukos, Tom Burton.
  • Director of Color: Ervin Kaplan.
  • Background Artists: Paul Xander, Maurice Harvey, Don Peters, Tom O'Loughlin, Pat Keppler, Curt Perkins, Boris Gorelick, Rolando Olivia, Janet Brown, Karen Shaffner.
  • Checking Supervisors: Marion Turk, Jane Philippi.
  • Xerography and Paint Supervision: John Remmel, Betty Brooks.
  • Camera Supervision: R. W. Pope.
  • Camera: Thane Berti, Joseph Ponticelle, Don Dinehart, John Aardal, Bill Kotler, Fredrick T. Ziegler, Earl Benedetto, Gene Gropper, Dean G. Teves.
  • Editorial Supervision: Joseph Simon, Doreen Dixon.
  • Film Coordinator: June Gilham.
  • Background Music: Yvette Blaise, Jeff Michael.
  • Music Publisher: Sherman Music Co. A.S.C.A.P.
  • Music and Sound Effects: Horta-Mahana Corp.
  • Color by: Technicolor.


  • Produced by Filmation Associates
    in association with NBC-TV

    A Filmation Production
    © Copyright 1973-1974 Filmation Assoc., Norway Prod.


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Cartoon Summary:

Kirk and crew beam aboard a huge derelict starship from an insect race, and learn that the ship's crew self-destructed rather than carry a still-living malevolent...  (more)


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Comments By: spsmyth
Listen, Animated Trek ain't perfect, but in the 70's it was all we had besides James Blish's original episode adaptations and crappy Gold Key comics.
This episode allows the Trek crew to do somethings that they didn't get a chance to...  (read more)

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Comments By: pdm
What JONNY QUEST was to Hanna-Barbera, this animated adptation of Gene Roddenberry's classic SF-TV show was to Flimation---the show that supplied the music for the studio's action-adventure shows. This episode opener is hardly orignial ST---the theme...  (read more)

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