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Entertainment | The Original Series

56 years ago, Star Trek established a canon rule — then immediately broke it

Remember when phasers made you talk in slow motion? When the first 'Star Trek' episode aired on September 8, 1966, the way phasers worked was very different. Let's unpack those stunning phasers in "The Man Trap."

Entertainment | The Original Series

12 Reasons Why The Original Series Is The Best Star Trek

It's been almost 60 years, and Star Trek has yet to top the adventures of James T. Kirk, Spock, Bones, and the rest of The Original Series cast.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

A Star Trek Crossover Dream-Come-True: DS9's Trials and Tribble-ations

Star Trek Deep Space Nine's "Trials and Tribble-ations" episode was a crossover dream-come-true for Trekkies.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek legend Nichelle Nichols who played Lieutenant Uhura dies


Nichelle's son Kyle Johnson made a statement announcing the sad news on Instagram today.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: The Story Behind The Enterprise’s Iconic Design

From warp cores to smooth hull, how did the USS Enterprise come into its unforgettable look?

Entertainment | The Original Series

A Sobering Compilation of Red Shirt Deaths in the Original 'Star Trek' Series

John DiMarco put together a sobering compilation of the characters who met an untimely end wearing a red shirt in "Star Trek".

Entertainment | Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Star Trek writer explains a big Gorn canon twist in 'Strange New Worlds'

Your favorite lizard people are back. Or are they? Here's how the Gorn have changed for 'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds,' and why the writers made the choices they did.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard's Season 2 Finale Has a Surprising Connection to The Original Series

Star Trek: Picard's second season has wrapped. Its final episode included a surprising tie to Star Trek: The Original Series. SPOILERS for the Star Trek: Picard Season Two finale follow. One of this season's subplots was about Adam Soong, an ancestor of D

Entertainment | The Original Series

A Somber Compilation of Dr. Leonard 'Bones' McCoy Stating 'He's Dead, Jim' in the Original 'Star Trek' Series

John DiMarco put together a somber compilation of Doctor Leonard "Bones" McCoy of Star Trek simply stating "He's dead, Jim".

Entertainment | TNG

The "T" in William T. Riker was because of Captain Kirk

The "T" in William T. Riker was because of Captain James T. Kirk so there would be a connection to Star Trek: The Original Series

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek: How Spock’s Characterization Has Evolved Over The Years

Spock, Star Trek's iconic half-human, half-Vulcan, has evolved over the years, from concepts in the 1960s to new iterations in the 21st century.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Assignment: Earth, the Star Trek spin-off that never happened

https://youtu.be/gN6Z6yC26E0 In this Channel 73 video, Eddie discusses Assignment: Earth, the Star Trek spin-off that never happened. You might remember "Assignment: Earth" as the March 29, 1968 final episode of season 2 (starring Robert Lansing and Terri

Miscellaneous | Trek Merchandise

Playmates Returns to Star Trek With New Action Figures, a Phaser Replica, and the Enterprise

Last year, Playmates Toys announced that they were returning to the Star Trek universe with a new toy line after a 12 year absence. Today, they made good on that promise with the debut of a wave of action figures and replicas that cover a wide range of St

Entertainment | The Original Series

10 Unmistakable Captain Kirk Character Traits In Star Trek

James T. Kirk is the most famous character in all of Star Trek, thanks to a set of particular traits that made him the legendary Captain fans love.

Entertainment | William Shatner

William Shatner reflects on 55 years of 'Star Trek' — and that controversial 'SNL' sketch

The erstwhile Captain Kirk looks back on his "Trek" timeline, the notorious "Get a Life" skit, and his memories working with Leonard Nimoy, Lucille Ball and Christopher Plummer.

Entertainment | Leonard Nimoy

Star Trek: Why Spock Limps in 'The Cage’

In the original Star Trek pilot 'The Cage,' Mr. Spock sports a limp. The episode gives the reasons why but questions have remained nonetheless.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: The Original Series' Theme Had Lyrics (And They're Terrible)

Though they never aired, lyrics did exist for the iconic Star Trek theme, and they're almost as bad as the history behind them.

Entertainment | William Shatner

William Shatner Has Never Watched Star Trek

Star Trek: The Original Series lead William Shatner has never watched an episode of Star Trek. That's what he told People in a recent interview promoting his new film Senior Moment. Discussing his role as Captain James T. Kirk that helped launch his caree

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Can Fix A Spock Plothole From The Original Series

In two new commercials, Captain Pike and Mr. Spock are climbing the Paramount mountain. This seems to signal that 'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' will be coming sooner than we thought. But what about Spock's Pon Farr mating cycle?

Entertainment | The Original Series

The Quarantine Stream: Over 50 Years After it Aired, 'Star Trek' Remains One of the Greatest TV Shows of All Time

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Series: Star Trek Where You Can Stream It: Netflix, Amazon, and CBS All Access The Pitch: Cap

Entertainment | William Shatner

William Shatner Does NOT Get Royalties from Star Trek: The Original Series

During one of his endless troll fights on Twitter, William Shatner reveals that he receives zero royalties from playing Kirk on Star Trek: TOS.

Entertainment | The Original Series

We’re Gonna Put The Bag On You: Tarantino Star Trek Mobster Movie Could Reconnect The Series' Two Timelines

The mobster planet from the classic 'Star Trek' episode "A Piece of the Action" could be a sneaky link to more than one continuity.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: The Original Series Needs A Real Origin Story | Den of Geek

The first year of Kirk, Spock, and Bones' mission on the Enterprise has never officially been explored in Star Trek canon.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: The Original Series’ Must-Watch Episodes

Star Trek. It’s one of the most quintessential pieces of science-fiction television around. And there’s a whole damn lot of it, even if you cut it down to the current eight different shows in the franchise (there’s even more on the way!). Want to start, b

Entertainment | Leonard Nimoy

Remembering Leonard Nimoy, 5 Years Later

On the anniversary of his passing, we remember the life of one of Trek's greatest icons.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Geniuses Determine How Long It Would Take for Star Trek's Tribbles to Completely Fill the Enterprise

Scientists made a growth equation for Star Trek’s tribbles—those purring balls of fluff that rapidly multiply aboard the Enterprise in a classic episode.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Robert Walker Jr., one of Star Trek's most memorable guest stars, dies at 79

Robert Walker Jr., best known for his guest starring role in the Star Trek episode "Charlie X," has died. He was 79.

Entertainment | The Original Series

How Lucille Ball Helped Star Trek Become a Cultural Icon

The journey to get Star Trek: The Original Series on television was a long and arduous one, but series creator Gene Roddenberry had help from an unlikely heroine. Without the help of this woman and her studio, the franchise may have stalled and never seen

Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: I, Mudd Turns 52 Today

“I, Mudd,” written by “Mudd’s Women” scribe Stephen Kandel, is a fun and entertaining hour of Star Trek: The Original Series.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: What Happened To Bones After TOS & Movies?

Star Trek's Dr. Leonard McCoy's (DeForrest Kelley) Starfleet career continued after the TOS movies. Here's what Bones did in the 24th century.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Start Trek Discovery and New Life for "The Cage” and Captain Pike

Star Trek: Discovery delves into a part of Star Trek that we've barely seen, the characters of the original pilot "The Cage".

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery explains the low-tech '60s vibe of the original show with a weird canon twist | SYFY WIRE

Like the previous episode, "An Obol for Charon" was a lot to take in, which means you’ll be forgiven if you missed the huge canon retcon that was slipped into the opening moments of the episode.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

20 Enterprising Facts About Star Trek

On this day in 1966, Gene Roddenberry's galaxy-spanning saga debuted and transformed sci-fi TV into a genre rich with multilayered drama, ethnic diversity, and real-world issues

Miscellaneous | Trek Merchandise

Mego Toys Returns With Retro Line Of Figures Coming To Target, Including ‘Star Trek’ – TrekMovie.com

The 1970s are coming back from the company that made the first big wave of mainstream 'Star Trek' toys.

Entertainment | The Original Series

In defense of "Spock's Brain," which is not the worst 'Star Trek' episode

The third season premiere shows up on many Worst of 'Star Trek' lists, but is it really so bad?

Entertainment | Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy stashed Tootsie Pops in his Tricorder

Mr. Spock's candy habits help authenticate classic 'Star Trek' props.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Here's what Spock was originally going to look like on 'Star Trek'

"Wagon Train to the stars." That was famously the basic pitch from Gene Roddenberry when he was explaining his science-fiction series Star Trek. While the voyages of the Enterprise certainly share some narrative similarities with that wandering Western show, the influences behind Star Trek run a little deeper.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek: Inside “The Trouble with Tribbles,” 50 Years Later | Vanity Fair

Dismissed as “frivolous” by Mr. Spock himself, the episode—in which the U.S.S. Enterprise is overrun by fuzzy creatures—started with a 23-year-old college student taking inspiration from his pet mice.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

The greatest episode of 'Star Trek' was nearly far, far different

In some alternate timeline, "City on the Edge of Forever" has a flawed Kirk and a darker plot.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek Crew That Faced the Toughest Enemies Was...

Star Trek News - More than 4,000 fans voted in the latest StarTrek.com poll and, according to them, the crew that faced the toughest enemies was...

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Smithsonian: USS Enterprise Conservation Begins Phase II - AirSpaceAirSpace

Stardate 1601.28: After a year of extensive research, conservation work on the original studio model of the USS Enterprise is now underway in the Museum’s spacedock. Our goal is to stabilize the model and return it to its appearance from August of 1967