Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Animated Series Video #StarTrek #StarTrekTAS #StarTrekTNG @gazelle_inc

Posted this week by Gazelle Automations, comes an animation based off the question: “What if Filmation had made episodes of The Next Generation?”

The styling to Star Trek: The Animated Series (TAS) is perfect – down to the music, camera angles and how the characters react. The voices are based on the episode Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Best of Both Worlds, Pt. 1.

Some of the comments in the Twitter thread of note:

  • Use of pink, as in the Borg Ship and purple Borg outfits, was in line with TAS as the director was reportedly color blind.
  • A Kzinti is at the helm (see this episode)
  • The “run at the camera” angle
  • The turbolift doors left open for no reason

The video is below:

The original clip. You’ll note the camera angles are not exact, that’s in line with the limited animation Filmation did to cut costs.


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