- "Captain's log, Supplemental. We have arranged to get the strobolin needed to save Mr. Spock's life. The starship Potemkin has already picked up the drug and will transfer it to a freighter, the SS Huron for delivery to the Enterprise."
- ―Captain James T. Kirk
|"The Pirates of Orion"|
| Series Star Trek: The Animated Series|
Season 2, Episode 1
|Air date||September 7th, 1974|
|Producers||Norm Prescott; Lou Scheimer; D.C. Fontana|
|Starring||William Shatner; Leonard Nimoy; DeForest Kelley|
"The Pirates of Orion" is the first episode of season two of Star Trek: The Animated Series and is the 97th episode released of all programs combined. The episode was directed by Hal Sutherland with a teleplay written by Howard Weinstein. The series was produced by Norm Prescott and Lou Scheimer of Filmation Associates with Star Trek regular D.C. Fontana serving as associate producer. The episode stars original cast members William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and DeForest Kelley reprising their classic roles as Captain Kirk, Mister Spock and Bones. It first aired on NBC on September 7th, 1974.
Principal Cast Edit
|William Shatner||Captain James T. Kirk|
|Leonard Nimoy||Mister Spock|
|DeForest Kelley||Doctor Leonard "Bones" McCoy|
Guest Stars Edit
|George Takei||Ensign Hikaru Sulu/Huron lieutenant|
|Nichelle Nichols||Lieutenant Nyota Uhura|
|Majel Barrett||Nurse Christine Chapel/Library computer/Huron lieutenant|
|James Doohan||Chief Engineer Montgomery Scott/O'Shea/Arex/Orion captain/Orion ensign|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- This episode is included on disc three of the Star Trek: The Animated Series – The Animated Adventures of Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek DVD collection.