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DVD release
Series: ENT, TOS, DS9, TNG, VOY
No. of episodes: 20
No. of discs: 5
Region 1 release date: 16 September 2008
Region 2 release date: 6 April 2009
Rating(s): BBFC 15 FSK 12 NICAM 6 MCCYP 15 OFLC PG
Subtitles: English, Portuguese, Spanish
Reference: ASIN B001AII4RC (region 1)
ASIN B001S3GDSG (region 2 UK)
ASIN B001GQRTJM (Germany)
Year: various

Star Trek: Fan Collective - Alternate Realities is a DVD collection released by Paramount Pictures. This set contains episodes from Star Trek: The Original Series, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Enterprise. This is the third Fan Collective set to feature episodes from all five live-action Trek series, and the only to feature episodes from the remastered Original Series.

The collection includes six of the eight mirror universe episodes (with the exceptions of "Resurrection" and "The Emperor's New Cloak"), as well as episodes dealing with "parallel dimensions", "twisted realities", and "alternate lives". Featurettes about these episodes are included, along with some audio commentaries. The audio commentaries have been omitted from the Region 2 version of this release, however.

The initial shipments of the collection included a mail-in offer for a Diamond Select Toys figure of Captain Geordi La Forge, as he appeared in "Timeless". [1] Interestingly, this is the only "Fan Collective" set not to include the word "Fan" in the title.


1 Mirror universe:
TOS: "Mirror, Mirror"
DS9: "Crossover"
DS9: "Through the Looking Glass"
DS9: "Shattered Mirror"
2 Mirror universe:
ENT: "In a Mirror, Darkly"
ENT: "In a Mirror, Darkly, Part II"

Parallel Dimensions:

TOS: "The Alternative Factor"
TNG: "Parallels"
3 Twisted Realities:
TOS: "The Enemy Within"
TOS: "Turnabout Intruder"
TNG: "Frame of Mind"
VOY: "Shattered"
4 Alternate Lives:
TNG: "Yesterday's Enterprise"
TNG: "The Inner Light"
DS9: "The Visitor"
VOY: "Before and After"
5 Alternate Lives:
VOY: "Timeless"
VOY: "Course: Oblivion"
ENT: ""
ENT: "Twilight"


Special features

  • Each disc contains a featurette with new commentary about the four episodes on that disc.
  • Disc 1 contains audio commentary for "Crossover" by David Livingston and a thirteen-minute featurette called "Mirror Universe, part 1".
  • Disc 2 contains audio commentary for "Parallels" by Brannon Braga, a five-minute featurette, "Mirror Universe, part 2", and a seven-minute featurette "Parallel Dimensions".
  • Disc 3 contains audio commentary for "The Enemy Within" by Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens and a twelve-minute featurette called "Twisted Realities".
  • Disc 4 contains audio commentary for "Yesterday's Enterprise" by David Carson and a ten-minute featurette called "Alternate Lives, part 1".
  • Disc 5 contains audio commentary for "Twilight" by Mike Sussman and Tim Gaskill (originally created as a podcastwbm) and a fourteen-minute featurette called "Alternate Lives, part 2".

Previous release:
TOS-R Season 2 DVD
Star Trek: Fan Collective
Next release:
TOS-R Season 3 DVD
Previous series release:
Star Trek: Fan Collective - Captain's Log

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