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Star Trek III: The Search for Spock - FTCC, 1984
This was FTCC's second set based on Star Trek III: The Search for Spock. There are 60 base cards with a 20 card laminated ship subset. The back of the cards featured the number of the card along with some text about the scene being shown. Two oversized promo cards (9½" x 9½") were produced for this set. They are considered to be the earliest Star Trek promotional cards.
Manufacturer Date of Release Production run Packs per box Cards per pack Card size
FTCC 1984 c 350 boxes 36 4 + 1 ship card 2½" x 3½"
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Base Set
1 FTCC ST:III #1 William Shatner stars as Admiral James T. Kirk 21 FTCC ST:III # Visiting Bones in prison 41 FTCC ST:III # Young Spock in the agony of pon farr
2 FTCC ST:III #2 Leonard Nimoy as Captain Spock 22 FTCC ST:III # Liberating Bones from prison 42 FTCC ST:III # Saavik soothing young Spock from the effects of pon farr
3 FTCC ST:III #3 DeForest Kelley stars as Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy 23 FTCC ST:III # Sabotaging the prison's communications console 43 FTCC ST:III # Spock, now a young adult, and still aging along with the Genesis planet
4 FTCC ST:III #4 Chief Engineer Montgomery Scott played by James Doohan 24 FTCC ST:III # Kirk and crew find Saavik and Spock held prisoner by Klingons 44 FTCC ST:III # Which one shall I execute?
5 FTCC ST:III #5 Captain Hikaru Sulu played by George Takei 25 FTCC ST:III # Commander Chekov at the helm 45 FTCC ST:III # David attracts the Klingon's fatal hand to save Saavik and Spock
6 FTCC ST:III #6 Acting Science Officer Commaneder Pavel Chekov played by Walter Koenig 26 FTCC ST:III # Lt. Saavik and Dr. David Marcus, Kirk's son, view the Genesis planet from the Grissom 46 FTCC ST:III # Turning certain death into a fighting chance at life
7 FTCC ST:III #7 Nichelle Nichols as the beautiful Uhura 27 FTCC ST:III # Dr. David Marcus arrives on his creation, the Genesis planet, with Lt. Saavik 47 FTCC ST:III # Watching the Starship Enterprise blaze into history
8 FTCC ST:III #8 Introducing Robin Curtis as Lt. Saavik 28 FTCC ST:III #28 Locating Spock's torpedo tube coffin 48 FTCC ST:III # Kruge in rage after Kirk outwits him
9 FTCC ST:III #9 Ambassador Sarek, Spock's father portrayed by Mark Lenard 29 FTCC ST:III # Spock's burial robe, but no body 49 FTCC ST:III # Kirk and Kruge duel as Genesis convulses
10 FTCC ST:III #10 Vulkan High Priestess T'Lar played by Dame Judith Anderson 30 FTCC ST:III # What could have happened to Spock's body? 50 FTCC ST:III # Fighting on the brink of destruction
11 FTCC ST:III #11 Starfleet Commander Morrow played by Robert Hooks 31 FTCC ST:III # Tracking ... Spock? 51 FTCC ST:III # The death throes of Genesis
12 FTCC ST:III #12 Klingon Battle Commander Kruge played by Christopher Lloyd 32 FTCC ST:III # The Spock child lost in the snow 52 FTCC ST:III # Kirk bargaining for the lives of his crew
13 FTCC ST:III #13 Kruge's pet, Warrigul 33 FTCC ST:III # Rescuing the Spock child from hostile elements 53 FTCC ST:III # Escaping the exploding Genesis planet
14 FTCC ST:III #14 The Enterprise returning home for repairs 34 FTCC ST:III # Uncloaking itself, Kruge's Klingon ship fires on the Grissom 54 FTCC ST:III # The Enterprise crew and their stolen Bird of Prey land safely on Vulcan
15 FTCC ST:III #15 The Enterprise berthed next to the Excelsior inside Spacedock 35 FTCC ST:III # The Spock child resting in Saavik and David's makeshift camp 55 FTCC ST:III # The Enterprise crew returning Spock to his Vulcan home
16 FTCC ST:III # Sarek mind-melds with Kirk 36 FTCC ST:III # Klingon Landing Party 56 FTCC ST:III # Sarek, at the foot of Mount Seleya, asking T'Lar to initiate the rite of fal tor pan
17 FTCC ST:III # Kirk replaying the Enterprise's engine room flight records 37 FTCC ST:III # Kruge subduing a Genesis mutation 57 FTCC ST:III # McCoy's friendship for Spock is put to the ultimate test
18 FTCC ST:III # Kirk viewing the tape of Spock transferring his katra to Bones 38 FTCC ST:III # Kruge planning his next strategy against the Enterprise 58 FTCC ST:III # T'Lar performs the ritual of fal tor pan - the refusion
19 FTCC ST:III # Morrow tells Kirk the bad news - Genesis is off limits 39 FTCC ST:III # Deadly enemies crippled in space 59 FTCC ST:III # Spock and Kirk face to face after fal tor pan
20 FTCC ST:III # Conspirators in conference 40 FTCC ST:III # Scotty and Chekov worrying over instrument readings 60 FTCC ST:III # Spock's memories finally restored; the search is over
Back FTCC ST:III #1 Back Back of Card 1  
Chase Cards
Ships Cards
1 FTCC ST:III U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 8 FTCC ST:III U.S.S. Excelsior Right Rear View 15 FTCC ST:III Kruge's ship Klingon Bird of Prey
2 FTCC ST:III U.S.S. Enterprise Rear View 9 FTCC ST:III U.S.S. Excelsior Top View 16 FTCC ST:III Klingon Bird of Prey captured by Kirk and the Enterprise crew
3 FTCC ST:III U.S.S. Enterprise leaving Spacedock pursued by the Excelsior 10 FTCC ST:III U.S.S. Excelsior Bottom View 17 FTCC ST:III U.S.S. Grissom NCC-638 Destroyed by Kruge as it orbited the Genesis planet
4 FTCC ST:III U.S.S. Enterprise Front View 11 FTCC ST:III The Merchantman - merchant ship destroyed by Kruge 18 FTCC ST:III U.S.S. Grissom Rear View
5 FTCC ST:III Spacedock Earth's orbiting space station Top View 12 FTCC ST:III The Merchantman Bottom View 19 FTCC ST:III U.S.S. Grissom Top View
6 FTCC ST:III Spacedock Side View 13 FTCC ST:III The Merchantman Top View 20 FTCC ST:III U.S.S. Grissom Bottom View
7 FTCC ST:III NX-2000 U.S.S. Excelsior The new generation of Starfleet spaceships equipped with transwarp drive 14 FTCC ST:III The Merchantman Rear View  
Promotional Items
- Promo 1 Cast (Oversized 9¾" x 9¾")
- Promo 2 Enterprise (Oversized 9¾" x 9¾")
-   Uncut Sheet
-   Test set with blank backs
Other Items
- FTCC ST:III - Wrapper Wrapper
-   Box
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