Re: Pike's "TV" in "The Cage"
<< ^^ The direction your avatar is looking strongly suggests otherwise.
This German "Kuba Music & TV Box" apparently inspired the German science fiction miniseries Space Patrol
, which aired around the same time as the first TOS episodes (and had a similar and serious approach to the genre). Great find!
"The first duty of every Starfleet officer is to the truth, whether it's scientific truth or historical truth or personal truth! It is the guiding principle on which Starfleet is based! Jean-Luc Picard