Yes, this one is for SoCal locals — but my how time flies.
Almost two years before its NBC debut for the hallowed 9/8/66 birthday premiere, that first and unsold pilot “The Cage” wrapped filming on Dec. 18, 1964 — actually down at Desilu-Culver.
Aside from personal drinks by some of the guys, perhaps, as an unsold pilot it seems unlikely there was any formal get-together to celebrate.
So now, thanks to Star Trek: Discovery, with all things Pike, Number One, Shouty Spock and Vina back in the Star Trek spotlight, it seems a great time to take a break from holiday madness— or at least spike it with a little Trek flavor— and celebrate “The Cage” on its 55th birthday with our own wrap party meetup.
Nothing fancy — and the $10 ticket (here!) gets you a free drink (for less than list) and a shot at door prizes, some livestream fun, the chance at Trekland gifts without postage, and other Treksters in the same mood.
Historic Lucy’s El Adobe is right across from “Desilu-Gower” (aka Paramount) and a perfect place to meet , especially since it just marked 55 years too — and the Desilu gang’s #1 venue Nickodell’s is long gone.
Tickets available at the door, but in advance is greatly appreciated for headcount!