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Old 02-01-2008, 04:24 AM
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Probably about 5 or 6, when my Dad treated me to a video of Star Trek II. I quickly got into the Original Series through the only episodes available on VHS/Beta back then... "Space Seed" & "The Changeling", "The Empath" & "Miri".

I believe BBC TV showed episodes in the evening then too, while the news was on the other side. When I hit my teens nearly a decade later, they revived the slot with episodes of TNG and the rest.
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Old 02-01-2008, 07:34 AM
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Me, I was 5 years old watching TOS. Thanks Dad!

I was 9. I had seen it before, but never had the time to appreciate it until I was home for two weeks with a bad flu. Star Trek was on every day, and a sick kid doesn't feel like doing anything other than watching tv and sleeping. It was during that time that I got "hooked" and became a Star Trek fan. Back then, it was a crush on Mr. Spock. Now, it's become a full appreciation for the whole product as a whole, all the way from the creator's vision to the present.
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Old 02-02-2008, 09:17 PM
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I was 5 and started with TNG grew up watching it and some DS9 and Voy. but don't remember the last 2 series so I am getting caught up on DS9 and LOVE it!
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Old 02-02-2008, 10:16 PM
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I started watching TOS when I was about 2 or 3 on reruns. I do remember staying up to finished to TNG premier when I was 5.
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Old 02-03-2008, 10:35 AM
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I can't really pinpoint an age of when I first started watching. I was born early in 1987 and my mom was a Trek fan and she always watched, so I can assume that I always watched. My first memories of Trek however were of TOS, more specifically "Amok Time". I still remember watching TNG at 6:30 on WUTV (Fox affiliate in Buffalo) in the early to mid-90s.
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Old 02-03-2008, 11:14 AM
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I was about 7, Tos aired in reruns in the 80's and it was on right after I got home from school!

I think its cool that I started with TOS as a kid...even though it was in the 80s!
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Old 02-04-2008, 09:03 PM
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Technically, I wasn't even two. My dad is a huge Trekker and always would have it on the TV (and he has a TON of the episodes on VHS!). The earliest I can recall watching it is around eight.
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Old 02-05-2008, 09:29 PM
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I was 4 , man im so old, lol
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Old 02-06-2008, 09:08 AM
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I started watching when I was in Kindergarten (back in 1990). One of the first episodes I remember is the 'The Best of Both Worlds'. I remember hiding behind the very ugly peach colored couch we had back then when the Borg appeared on the screen. Since then I have been hooked.

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Old 02-07-2008, 02:24 PM
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Nineteen. (Late bloomer?)
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