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Monday, February 24, 2014

Joy of a Completed Set - 2003 Rittenhouse Star Trek The Animated Series

In the middle of a February Funk, but I want to post some damn thing so people don't send out search parties for me so here's a completed set. The scans are missing a card but I have since acquired that card and about 2-3 more complete sets of this stuff and enough partial sets to bip the hell outta someone. Rescanning that page to add the missing card would take WORK and that ain't gonna happen. Forget about the backs. if you want to see them it will be easier for me to mail you a set.

As for the set, well, this here set is a helluva set. Rittenhouse especially seems to put a lot of thought and care into their sets. It's a 198 card set which equals 9 cards for each of the show's 22 episodes. When you put the cards on the page horizontally, the borders all match up. Different photos on the front and back and each page tells the story of the episode. Sounds like basic stuff, but I'd like to see a 2014 sports set designed that thoughtfully. In fact, I challenge you to find a new sports product designed like this. Hell, just finding a set size divisible by 9 is damn near impossible. 

Enjoy the cheezy but iconic Filmation animation characterizations of your favorite Star Trek characters along with a dorky looking alien for comic relief and a stupid sexy cat lady because every goddamn cartoon made in the '70s was trying to turn us all into furries for some inexplicable reason. As an added bonus I've included two of the more common insert sets. (9 cards each, natch) One of them is a PUZZLE!


The montage of characters on Scotty's puzzle card are all characters James Doohan voiced on the show. Pretty neat, huh? If this post has you all nostalgic for bad '70s sci-fi animation that is so so good, the entire run is on Netflix. Go have a cartoon binge.

6 comments:

Captain Canuck said...

I'm sorry... did you say you had more than one set????

Mark Aubrey said...

Sweet. You can also find full episodes over at CBS.

GCA said...

Aw dude, I gotta have a (starter?) set of these. Have the DVD set of all the shows.
I'll email you after I look over your want lists.

jacobmrley said...

This.

CaptKirk42 said...

Great set number 26,789 to add to the 27,000 or so sets I need to get. Hey it's only #15,642 of the non-sport sets.

capewood said...

I've long known about the Star Trek Animated Series but hadn't seen more than a show or two. A few months ago I found it on Netflix and watched them all. Really, not a bad show.