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I always thought of it as "space opera", the classic "good-vs-evil battles".
That's the way it looks now
. In 1966 it was the first SF series that touched on (for example) computer records being hacked, or race hatred or the problems involved in First Contact situations.
A lot of this is overlooked now because of the less than stellar acting and cheap sets. But when it first ran, it was pure imagination.