WHAT'S NEW

This page lists the changes that this Animated STAR TREK web site has undergone. If you are a frequent visitor to this site, check this page to see what has been added lately. This material is ordered from newest to oldest, with the newest stuff being listed first.



August 31, 2017:
  • Added a new Klingon Warrior's Lesson that I just created. It is the third PSA from the Klingon's point-of-view. This one features Captain Kang as seen in the original STAR TREK episode "Day of the Dove."

July 18, 2016:
May 10, 2016:
  • I just uploaded the ninth and final part my second all new Animated STAR TREK episode "Ptolemy Wept." It is almost 10 minutes long and is ready to watch!

April 26, 2016:
  • I just re-uploaded my first all new Animated STAR TREK episode "And Let the Heavens Fall" which I completed in April 2009. It is in three parts, totalling 29 minutes. The parts can be viewed here: Part One, Part Two and Part Three.

February 16, 2016:
  • I'm working like mad to get the last parts of my latest tale finished. I have just released the eigth part of my brand new full-length animated episode entitled "Ptolemy Wept." It is 6 minutes long and is ready to watch This is the next to the last installment as there will be nine parts in all.

December 21, 2015:
  • After a full year, I have just released the seventh part of my brand new full-length animated episode entitled "Ptolemy Wept." It is 8 minutes long and is ready to watch.

October 16, 2015:
  • I updated the Logical Thinking page to include a link to the newest Logical Thinking PSA which I uploaded to youTube. This latest one is for the Straw Man Fallacy.

December 17, 2014:
  • I have just released the sixth part of my brand new full-length animated episode entitled "Ptolemy Wept." It is 11 minutes long and is ready to watch.

February 9, 2014:
  • I updated the Logical Thinking page to include a link to the newest Logical Thinking PSA which I uploaded to youTube. This latest one is for the fallacy of Correlation is not Causality.

January 8, 2014:
  • I updated the Logical Thinking page to include a link to the newest Logical Thinking PSA which I uploaded to youTube. This latest one is for the fallacy of Begging the Question.

December 8, 2013:
  • I have just released the fifth part of my brand new full-length animated episode entitled "Ptolemy Wept." It is 4 minutes long and is ready to watch.

October 20, 2013:
  • I updated the Logical Thinking page to include a link to the newest Logical Thinking PSA which I uploaded to youTube. This latest one is for the fallacy of the irrelevant conclusion.

October 6, 2013:
  • I created the new Logical Thinking page which has links to youTube videos of Mr. Spock giving Logic lessons to members of the Enterprise crew when he encounters them employing logical fallacies of one kind or another.

September 8, 2013:
  • On this, the 40th Anniversary of the Animated STAR TREK series, I have finally released the fourth part of my brand new full-length animated episode entitled "Ptolemy Wept." It is 9 minutes 18 seconds long and is ready to watch. I hope to release the next part by the end of 2013 .

January 13, 2013:
  • After a long delay, I have finally released the third part of my brand new full-length animated episode entitled "Ptolemy Wept." It is 5 minutes 6 seconds long and is ready to watch. I hope to release the next part around March 2013.

September 23, 2011:
  • I have just released the second part of my brand new full-length animated episode entitled "Ptolemy Wept." It is 5 minutes 39 seconds long and is ready to watch.

May 16, 2011:
  • Added a new Klingon Warrior's Lesson that I just created. It is the second PSA from the Klingon's point-of-view and goes with the animated episode "The Time Trap." The first one I created back in October 2009, featured Klingon Captain Koloth, this one features Captain Kor. I plan to create a third Klingon 'Warrior's Lesson' featuring Captain Kang eventually.

April 15, 2011:
  • I have just released the first part of a brand new full-length animated episode entitled "Ptolemy Wept." This is the second new animated STAR TREK episode featuring Captain Kirk and his crew produced in 37 years!

March 11, 2011:
February 4, 2011:
December 6, 2010:
  • Uploaded an improved version of my full half-hour long episode "And Let the Heavens Fall". I revamped most of the music, reworked much of the voiceovers and tightened up the editing a bit.
  • Regarding the status of my next episode "Ptolemy Wept," Act I is 70% complete and should be ready by the end of December 2010!

September 6, 2010:
  • Added mention of and embedded video of an authentic Animated STAR TREK PSA for "Keep America Beautiful" to the Public Service Announcements page.
  • Added a note about James Kirk's temporal violations to "The Jihad" episode page.

May 16, 2010:
April 7, 2010:
  • Added a description and photos to the "And Let the Heavens Fall" pages about a new animated sequence of the Enterprise first seen in that new episode.

March 21, 2010:
  • I embedded Public Service Announcements for each of the 22 animated STAR TREK episodes into their respective pages.

February 19, 2010:
  • I created a trailer showing many scenes from my New Animated STAR TREK films. It uses the theme from the Mission: Impossible TV series (1966-73). It is posted on youTube and is embedded in this site's Main and New Episodes pages.

December 6, 2009:
  • I have completed the PSA for "The Terratin Incident" and added it to the Public Service Announcements page. Now all 22 episodes of the animated series have a PSA-style epilogue to go along with it.

December 5, 2009:
  • Added a PSA for "How Sharper Than A Serpent's Tooth" to the Public Service Announcements page. This brings the total number to 21. One more to go.

November 28, 2009:
November 26, 2009:
November 21, 2009:
  • Added Banner links for two online reviews of my animated episode to the Main page.
  • Added a PSA for "Once Upon A Planet" to the Public Service Announcements page.

November 19, 2009:
November 15, 2009:
November 13, 2009:
November 12, 2009:
November 10, 2009:
November 8, 2009:
October 15, 2009:
  • Added several interesting tidbits and photos about the new episode to the "And Let the Heavens Fall" pages.
  • Added a note to the "How Sharper Than A Serpent's Tooth..." page about an episode of Filmation's Tarzan - Lord of the Jungle animated series which was also about an alien who came to earth centuries ago and posed as the serpent god Kukulkan.

October 12, 2009:
  • Added twenty new images from "And Let the Heavens Fall" to the pages for Part I, Part II and Part III of the episode.

October 4, 2009:
  • Added a new page for my new Klingon Public Service Announcement. It is a PSA from the Klingon's point-of-view and goes with the animated episode "More Tribbles, More Troubles."

August 28, 2009:
July 4, 2009:
  • Added several new images from "And Let the Heavens Fall" to the pages for Part I, Part II and Part III of the episode.

June 14, 2009:
May 23, 2009:
  • Added the brand new Writing for Limited Animation page. It is a detailed treatment of the technique of limited animation including how best to write scripts for limited animation films especially the Saturday morning cartoon shows of the 1970's.

May 18, 2009:
  • I created a page that talks about Filmation's Public Service Announcements and which links to eight PSAs that I made featuring the animated STAR TREK cast.

April 25, 2009:
  • I have released the third and final part of my brand new full-length animated episode entitled "And Let the Heavens Fall." It is 10.5 minutes long and is ready to watch. The film was completed April 19th and Flash version creation and hosting was completed April 24th. It bears repeating: This is the first new animated STAR TREK episode produced in 35 years!

April 10, 2009:
  • I have released the second part of my brand new full-length animated episode entitled "And Let the Heavens Fall". It is 11 minutes long and is ready to watch. It has been seven months since the release of the first part. The reason that Act II took so long was that it features two elaborate locations - a village on the planet surface and the engineering rooms on Revik's ship. These were all new and were very elaborate and since it is just me working on the film, it took an inordinately long time to digitally paint them. These backgrounds held the project up because with the exception of them, all character image layers, or digital cels, were completed back in October 2008.

September 8, 2008:
  • On this, the 35th Anniversary of the Animated STAR TREK series' debut, I have released the first part of a brand new full-length animated episode entitled "And Let the Heavens Fall". This is the first new animated STAR TREK episode produced in 35 years!

September 6, 2008:
  • Added a picture of legendary voice artist Jane Webb to "The Jihad" episode page. The image comes from her appearance in a third season episode of Family Affair.

August 8, 2008:
July 23, 2008:
  • Added to the Main page the Big News that DanhauserTrek.com is working on a new set of Animated STAR TREK episodes featuring Captain Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise. Also added a new page for the animated short film "The Element of Surprise" which is the first animated segment created by DanhauserTrek.com's Curt Danhauser.

May 14, 2008:
  • I updated the Filmation page to include the new DVD set containing the 6-minute segments from the Aquaman/Superman Hour of Adventure which feature the Justice League, the Atom, the Teen Titans, the Flash, Hawkman and Green Lantern. The set is due in August 2008.

December 28, 2007:
  • I added a note to the Main, Filmation and References pages pertaining to the new book about Filmation by Lou Scheimer due out next May.

December 5, 2007:
  • Since so many Filmation-produced animation series have recently been released, I have added images and links to Amazon.com for the boxed sets of these classic shows to the Filmation page.

July 20, 2007:
March 24, 2007:
  • Added a new question and answer concerning rumored animated STAR TREK public service announcements (epilogues that tell the show's moral) to the Questions & Answers page.

March 19, 2007:
  • Added information concerning tie-ins to Gene Roddenberry's original pitch for STAR TREK and STAR TREK: The Next Generation episode to the notes on the "The Lorelei Signal" page.
  • Added a note about auroras to the "Albatross" episode page.
  • Added a note about Starfleet Command's opinion of James Kirk to the "Bem" episode page.

February 8, 2007:
  • Added a note to "The Jihad" episode page about the female characters in that episode being voiced by veteran voice actor Jane Webb. I also added this credit to the Production page.

January 2, 2007:
  • Added information to the Series History page mentioning that Dorothy Fontana left as Associate Producer of the animated series after the first season.
  • Added a note to four episode pages mentioning that the DVD release of the animated series changed the opening credits to indicate that Bill Reed was the director of "The Pirates of Orion", "Bem", "Albatross" and "The Practical Joker".

December 15, 2006:
  • Added new pages to this site for the recurring characters of Lt. Gabler and Lt. Kyle.
  • Added information about writer David Wise to the Notes page.

December 2, 2006:
November 28, 2006:
  • Added information to the Series History page about the conceptual sketches presented by Filmation at their preliminary meetings with Gene Roddenberry, including images of these sketches.

November 21, 2006:
  • Added information to the Main page announcing that the animated series has been released to DVD.
  • Added a new uniform and a new starship insignia to the to Uniforms & Insignia page. They are circa 2115 and they belong to the crew of the S.S. Bonaventure.

November 19, 2006:
  • Added information to the Kzin, Orion, Phylosian and Romulan entries on the Lifeforms page.
  • Added a note to "The Time Trap" page and to the Insectoid entry on the Lifeforms page suggesting that they might the Xindi insectoids that were seen on STAR TREK: Enterprise.
  • Revamped the starship profiles on the U.S.S. Enterprise and S.S. Bonaventure pages.
  • Once again, I corrected information on the S.S. Bonaventure page pertaining to the ship's registry number. The correct registry number is NCC-10281.
  • Revamped the Klingon battle cruiser profile and created a new profile featuring the Romulan battle cruiser with its elaborate yelloe and red markings on the Klingon/Romulan ship page.

November 9, 2006:
October 31, 2006:
  • Added information and images to all 22 episode pages.
  • Added information and images about Romulan ships to the Klingon/Romulan ship page.

September 23, 2006:
  • Added information to "The Slaver Weapon" and References pages pertaining to the three story treatments written by Larry Niven for the Animated STAR TREK series. The information was learned from page 503 of Niven's Playgrounds of the Mind book published in 1991.
  • Also added an anecdote to "The Slaver Weapon" and the Traitor's Claw pages pertaining to the Kzin spaceship's color.
  • Added a bit more information to the Background History page.
  • Added several more books to the References page.

July 23, 2006:
  • Updated the note on this site's Main page listing many extra features and official box art.

June 11, 2006:
  • Corrected information on the S.S. Bonaventure page pertaining to the ship's registry number which had been incorrect on this site for years. The correct registry number is NCC-10283.

December 21, 2005:
  • The Animated STAR TREK series will be released on DVD in the Fall of 2006. I added a note to this site's Main page giving details of the release.

January 15, 2005:
  • Added a note about the STAR TREK Starfleet Corps of Engineers novel #44 which is a direct sequel to the Animated STAR TREK episode "The Time Trap."

    By the way, the book features a Starfleet character named Lieut. Cmdr Curt Danhauser in honor of me!


May 10, 2003:
  • Added a note about my involvement with the Animated STAR TREK Trading Cards to the main page and I added a banner link to scifihobby.com the web site of Rittenhouse Archives the makers of the Trading Cards. It is about time that the Forgotten STAR TREK series got the full trading card treatment.

October 20, 2002:
September 1, 2002:
  • Added a note to the "Beyond the Farthest Star" episode page about its being the first episode and how it had aired seven years to the day after the original series debuted.
  • Added a note about a direct tie-in between the animated episode "Yesteryear" and an episode of the Enterprise television series.
  • Added information about James Schmerer to the "The Survivor" episode page.
  • Added a note to the "Bem" episode page about how Bem's disconnected body parts were able to float and move about in midair.
  • To the "Once Upon a Planet" page, I added a mention of Uhura's singing in that episode.
  • Added a note to the "The Jihad" episode page about it being the last episode of the first season.
  • Added information about a direct tie-ins between the animated episode "The Time Trap" and STAR TREK: Voyager.
  • Added a note to the "The Pirates of Orion" episode page concerning George Takei doing the voices of three characters in the episode and the fact that it was the first episode of the second season.
  • Added a note to the "The Counter-Clock Incident" episode page about how the U.S.S. Enterprise's first commander Robert April and this episode were mentioned in Mike and Denise Okuda's STAR TREK Chronology books.
  • Added to the Uniforms and Insignia page a mention and an illustration of the yellow command female duty uniform.
  • I also added a mention of the sixth-season STAR TREK: Deep Space Nine episode "One Little Ship" to the Series History page.

August 13, 2002:
  • Added a note about the last appearance of the smooth-foreheaded Klingons to the "The Time Trap" page.

July 15, 2002:
April 30, 2002:
March 28, 2002:
  • Added a note to the Notes page about dialogue in the seventh season STAR TREK: Voyager episode "Q2" that supports my assumption that Kirk's first five-year mission ended in 2270 and not in 2269.

December 28, 2001:
  • Added a note to the Lieutenant M'Ress and the Lieutenant Arex pages about the appearances of those two characters in two novels published by Pocket Books in October and November 2001.

December 20, 2001:
  • Added pictures to several sections within the Questions & Answers page.
  • Added a picture depicting what M'Ress looked like in the 1975 STAR TREK children's record comic book to the Lieutenant M'Ress page.

December 19, 2001:
August 3, 2000:
  • Added several more images to the full graphics version of the Timeline page, including a picture of M'Ress when she entered the Starfleet Academy in 2262.

August 1, 2000:
  • Added information to the site which was learned from the autobiographies of James Doohan (Scotty) and Nichelle Nichols (Uhura).
  • Added James Doohan's autobiography to the References page.
  • Added Nichelle Nichols' autobiography to the References page.

July 28, 2000:
July 25, 2000:
  • Added the Personnel page, which lists the Starfleet members mentioned and seen on the Animated Star Trek series, giving photos and descriptions of each.

July 23, 2000:
  • Added the Lifeforms page, which lists the aliens and creatures mentioned and seen on the Animated Star Trek series, giving photos and descriptions of each.

July 20, 2000:
July 2, 2000:
  • Added a live-action photo of Andorian Starfleet officer Commander Thelin to the "Yesteryear" page.

June 30, 2000:
  • Added information about Walter Koenig's association with the Animated STAR TREK series to the Background History page.
  • Added Walter Koenig's autobiography to the References page.

March 24, 2000:
  • Added the Episode number to the top of each of the 22 Episode pages.

March 7, 2000:
  • Added to the Nurse Chapel page a link to Majel Barrett's own web site which includes detailed biographical information of her life and career.

January 16, 2000:
  • Added information to the Notes page concerning script writers James Schmerer, Stephen Kandel and Len Janson.

January 13, 2000:
  • Removed the note from the Main page about the Animated STAR TREK airing on Nick At Nite's TV Land. That network no longer airs the series.
  • Added information to the Lieutenant Arex page about his appearing in the 1988 STAR TREK novel "Time for Yesterday."
  • Added more information to the Notes page concerning Marc Daniels, script writer of the Animated episode "One of Our Planets Is Missing".
  • Made a few corrections to the Questions & Answers page.

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