'Space Patrol Orion' West German 1966 TV series & ST:TOS
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October 19 2010, 08:26 PM
Re: 'Space Patrol Orion' West German 1966 TV series & ST:TOS
I've heard of the show - there are a number of clips on Youtube.
None of the similarities cited are strong evidence of influence by
, because none of those things are remotely original to
and most such tropes date back to the 1930s and 40s. German science fiction has quite a space opera legacy of its own - it's more likely that the writers were reading
Heck, one of the little pieces of tech cited - the "wrist communicator" - was familiar to generations of
kids from the Dick Tracy comic strip long before Trek was conceived.
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