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Developed by John Broughton and Paul R. Sieber - who also play Captain John T. Carter and Security Officer Lt. Henry Prescott, respectively - the series follows the adventures of the crew of the Starship Farragut during the wild and woolly days of The Federation of the Original series era.
A new live-action episode, The Price Of Anything, is due for release in October 2012.
To date the following live-action episodes have been released:
- The Captaincy
- For Want of a Nail
Starship Farragut: the Animated Episodes:
- Power Source
- The Needs of the Many
Two shorter eps called "Crew Logs":
- A Rock and a Hard Place
- Just Passing Through.
Starship Farragut provides tropes examples of:
- All Planets Are Earthlike
- Badass Damsel: Don't mess with geologist Angela Bishop - you'll get a rock aimed at your head, or end up disintegrated with a phaser.
- The Cameo: the crew of Star Trek New Voyages show up in "The Captaincy".
- The Captain: Captain John T. "Jack" Carter.
- Captain's Log: Duh - it's Star Trek.
- Cool Starship: the Farragut. Also, The Enterprise.
- The Danza: Commodore Broughton in the episode "The Captaincy" is played by John Broughton Sr.
- Energy Weapon
- Explosions in Space
- Flawed Prototype: the Klingon weapon is easily taken out out by a phaser set to overload.
- Getting Crap Past the Radar: Carter to Bishop - I've never seen a woman so excited about rocks!"
- Good Old Fisticuffs: And how.
- Klingon Scientists Get No Respect: Averted. the Klingons are very eager to get more Unobtainium for their new weapon.
- Moment Killer: In A Rock and a Hard Place, Carter and visiting geologist (and old flame) Angela Bishop get interrupted by attacking Klingons.
- Never Bring a Knife to A Fist Fight
- Real Life Relative: John Broughton Sr., who plays Commodore Broughton, is the father of actor/executive producer John Broughton.
- And Communications Officer Alissa Moretti is played by his wife Tonya Bacon.
- XO Robert Tacket is played by Michael Bednar and Lt. Commander Smithfield is played by Holly Bednar.
- Red Shirt: Averted. For a change, the typical redshirt Security guards are actually useful.
- Scenery Porn: the title sequence.
- Shout-Out: to the scene in TOS episode "Charlie X" where Kirk wrestles with his security chief. Although, we never see Carter and Prescott wrestle.
- Time Travel
- Tomboyish Name: Lt. Commander Michelle Smithfield is always called "Mike".
- Whole-Episode Flashback: "Just Passing Through".
- Would Hit a Girl: Lt. Commander Smithfield gets knocked out by a Klingon. She gets him back, though.