After Star Trek, James Doohan Starred In Another Sci-Fi Show Called?

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Reply: Jason of Star Command

Star Trek by way of the eyes of a contemporary viewer, it’s troublesome to think about the main gamers in another roles as Star Trek appears a lot bigger than life. The unique Star Trek sequence, nonetheless, was fairly quick lived in comparison with the higher arc of the Star Trek franchise. Star Trek: The Unique Sequence, which was then merely often called Star Trek, aired for less than three seasons between 1966 and 1969.

Naturally, in fact, the actors within the sequence didn’t grasp up their hats and wait a decade to reprise their roles in 1979’s Star Trek: The Movement Image. Not solely did lots of them hold engaged on varied tasks, however James Doohan—the lovable Chief Engineer Montgomery “Scotty” Scott on the Enterprise—even took up one other sci-fi position. In 1978, Doohan starred in a CBS sci-fi kids’s present referred to as Jason of Star Command (a spin off of one other sci-fi kids’s present, Area Academy).

The premise of the present was that Star Command was a secret group tasked with defending the galaxy from evil (which primarily took the type of Drago, an area warlord). Whereas the present centered totally on the antics of Jason (seen within the photograph right here, second from left, and performed by Craig Littler), the chief of Star Command was Commander Canarvin, performed by Doohan. After season one of many present, Doohan left to rejoin his former colleagues and movie the primary Star Trek movie.

Picture courtesy of CBS.

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