Acknowledgments Abbreviations Foreword by Sir Patrick Stewart Introduction: It's a Television Show 1. Star Trek and American Television History 2. Art, Commerce, and Creative Autonomy 3. The Craft-Workshop Mode of Production 4. Actors: The Public Face of Star Trek 5. World Building 6. Character Building Conclusion: It's Not a Television Show Appendix: List of Interviewees Quoted Notes References Index
Roberta Pearson is Professor of Film and Television Studies at the University of Nottingham and author of several books, including A Critical Dictionary of Film and Television Theory. Maire Messenger Davies is Professor Emerita of Media Studies at Univeristy of Ulster and author of Children, Media, and Culture.