Star Trek season one drops on Blu-ray in April

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Dec 14, 2012, 3:54 PM EST

The first season of Star Trek: The Original Series lands on Blu-ray disc April 28 from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment. The seven-disc set includes all 29 first-season episodes and many special features.

The release will include both newly enhanced and original special effects and both a new enhanced soundtrack and the original one. Viewers will be able to select either version to view or toggle back and forth between the newly enhanced visual effects found on the remastered episodes and the original broadcast episode effects.

Also for the first time, fans will be able to enjoy the series in 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, the best sound format possible, and have the option of selecting the original mono sound heard on the series' original television airings decades ago.

Select episodes include "Starfleet Access" bonus content, which allows viewers to watch the selected episodes with special pop-up trivia and picture-in-picture video commentaries.

The set also includes an interactive tour of the starship Enterprise, rare on-set home-movie footage, an inside perspective on what it took to transport Trek into the 21st century and more.

The set will be available for the suggested retail price of $118. An exclusive collectible Sulu figure from Diamond Select Toys is also being made available with purchase of the Blu-ray set; fans pay only shipping and handling charges.