Star Date: 1986. How on Earth Can They Save the Future?
|It's the 23rd century, and a mysterious alien power is threatening Earth by evaporating the oceans and destroying the atmosphere. In a frantic attempt to save mankind, Kirk and his crew must travel back to 1986 San Francisco where they find a world of punk, pizza, and exact-change buses that are as alien as anything they've ever encountered in the far reaches of the galaxy. A thrilling, action-packed Star Trek adventure!|
"The Enterprise crew takes a sharp left turn toward comedy in this uncharacteristic--and very entertaining--movie. Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide
"A happy, heartfelt chapter that reunites the original cast with the original TV format, shying away from the cold and epic scale of the preceding movie adventures. Rita Kempley, The Washington Post
"The most successful and widely appealing of the Star Trek films...[with] some of the most humorous and humane moments in the Trek canon. Steven D. Greydanus, Decent Films Guide
"...warmer, wittier, more socially relevant and truer to its TV origins than prior odysseys. Variety