(written from a Production point of view)
Star Trek: The Animated Series has been released on VHS in several countries since its original broadcast in 1973. The tapes were released under the title The Animated Adventures of Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek in the late 1980s to mid 1990s.
|The Original Series • The Animated Series • Star Trek films • The Next Generation • Deep Space Nine • Voyager • Enterprise|
|Releases in the United Kingdom • Releases in the United States|
Star Trek: The Animated Series was released in the UK in a three-episode-per-tape format, except the first tape, which had four episodes, by CIC Video in 1991-1992. The episodes were put in production order, which differs significantly from the series as aired.
- Dates in italics are approximations based on release frequency, where no exact date is available. UK products are normally released on a Monday.
|Vol.||Cover||Episodes||Certificate||Release Date||Catalogue Number|
|1||U||2 December 1991||VHR 2535|
|2||U||2 December 1991||VHR 2536|
|3||U||20 January 1992||VHR 2537|
|4||U||20 January 1992||VHR 2538|
|5||U||17 February 1992||VHR 2539|
|6||U||17 February 1992||VHR 2540|
|7||U||17 February 1992||VHR 2557|
The complete run would be released on VHS by Paramount Home Video in 1989. Like the UK release, they were distributed in production order. Unlike the UK release, there were 2 episodes per tape and 11 Volumes altogether. The tapes were reissued in 1995, with slightly different cover art.
"The Ambergris Element" is listed as episode 13 instead of 12, and the numbering continues after that up to 23.
|1||July 1989|| 60754-080|
|2||July 1989|| 60754-081|
|3||July 1989|| 60754-082|
|4||July 1989|| 60754-083|
|5||July 1989|| 60754-084|
|6||July 1989|| 60754-085|
|7||July 1989|| 60754-086|
|8||July 1989|| 60754-087|
|9||July 1989|| 60754-088|
|10||July 1989|| 60754-089|
|11||July 1989|| 60754-090|