You probably already knew this, if you're a Star Trek fan. But it's really true. YouTube is just bursting with original Star Trek content lately, from damn near spot-on recreations of the Original Series to continuations of the TNG/DS9/Voyager era. This is the golden age of Star Trek web productions.
The fan-made web series Star Trek Continues is set immediately after the end of the original Star Trek series, following the Enterprise through the rest of its five-year mission. In this episode, the crew encounters a troubled Orion slave girl—but can they rescue her without causing an interstellar incident?
One team of fan filmmakers is looking to continue the original Star Trek series' five-year mission, while another team wants to bring Joss Whedon's Fray to vampire-slaying life. Plus, the creator of Billy & Mandy has a new post-apocalyptic project in the works, and an upcoming anthology promises to bring military…
We were excited last year when we saw that Mythbuster Grant Imahara and Christopher Doohan (son of Star Trek's James Doohan) would be starring in a Star Trek fan series. Now that the first episode of Star Trek Continues is out, we're delighted to see how thoroughly it pays homage to the original series.
Star Trek lives on in Star Trek Continues — starring James Doohan's son and one of our favorite Mythbusters!