The Star Trek Compendium is a reference book that takes a detailed look into the series, its episodes, and the movies.
From the book jacket
"Space...the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise. Its five year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations – to boldly go where no man has gone before...."
On September 8, 1966, those now-familiar words first introduced an entire generation of television viewers to STAR TREK. Over the course of its three-year network run, the show developed a fan following unprecedented in entertainment history – a following that is still growing with the release of each new STAR TREK motion picture.
Much of the show's appeal came from its blueprint for the future – a future where man had put aside his differences to reach the stars. STAR TREK gave us a Russian and an American working side by side, television's first interracial kiss, the name for America's first space shuttle – Enterprise – and a host of unforgettable characters: the unflappable Captain Kirk, his half-human science officer Spock, the irascible Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy, and ever-resourceful engineer Montgomery Scott, to name but a few.
THE STAR TREK COMPENDIUM is the official guidebook to the STAR TREK universe. Relive the voyages of the USS Enterprise with a complete show-by-show guide to the series (as well as the Emmy Award-winning animated shows and the STAR TREK movies), including plot summaries, fascinating behind-the-scenes production information and credits for each. Follow the creation of Gene Roddenberry's series step-by-step – and STAR TREK's road to the big screen. Illustrated with over 125 specially selected photographs – including at least one from each episode – and fully indexed, this is the indispensable reference work to one of the most memorable shows of all time – STAR TREK.
- Star Trek: The Next Generation Companion
- Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Companion
- Star Trek: Voyager Companion
|Star Trek: The Original Series reference works|
|In-universe||Star Trek Blueprints • Star Fleet Technical Manual • Star Fleet Medical Reference Manual • Spaceflight Chronology • Star Trek Maps • Star Trek II Biographies • The Klingon Dictionary • Who's Who in Star Trek • Mr. Scott's Guide to the Enterprise • Captain Kirk's Guide to Women|
|Real-world||The Making of Star Trek • The Making of Star Trek: The Motion Picture • Star Trek Phase II: The Lost Series • Star Trek: The Original Series Sketchbook • Star Trek: The Art of the Film • Star Trek 365 • The Star Trek Compendium • Star Trek 101|