This Video From a 1976 Star Trek Convention Proves How Little Has Changed

This segment from what has to be local news on a 1976 Star Trek convention being held in Northglenn Mall in Denver, Colorado, is fairly amazing. Not just for the fans, who are awesome, nor for the reporter, who is unintentionally hilarious. But for the reminder that all these decades later, cons really haven’t changed that much.

From the show floor to the autograph tables (oh man, look how young Leonard Nimoy and James Doohan look!) to the cosplay runway, all of the things in this video are recognizably the same thing we see at cons now. Save the crowds, which nowadays clog up everything and kind of bum us out.



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