Dates: September 8, 1966 - September 2, 1969
This Television Series is referred to by 3001: The Final Odyssey written by Arthur C. Clarke
part of Space Odyssey
Trying to make Poole comfortable, he was provided with episodes from each of the Star Trek series (ST:TOS and ST:TNG), and Poole even remembers meeting both Patrick Stewart and Leonard Nimoy (Chapter 5). Later in the book, the concept of the "Prime Directive" from the show is joked about (Chapter 21).