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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: Where did it all go wrong?

Thank god Picard season 2 is over, as I’ve been amazed at how bad the pacing and the plot have been.

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 | Entertainment

Darth Vader Returns in New trailer for 'Obi-Wan Kenobi'

Darth Vader makes his long-awaited comeback in the new trailer for 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.'

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard Season 2 episode 9 review: there’s still something missing in ‘Hide and Seek’

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Entertainment | Entertainment

It's Been 15 Years Since Doctor Who Made Andrew Garfield Fight Daleks With a Questionable Accent

"Daleks in Manhattan" is one of modern Doctor Who's weirdest stories, made weirder by the presence of a once and future Spider-Man.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Strange New Worlds' Bridge Crew Speaks Out on Inheriting Star Trek's Legacy

We chat with Anson Mount, Rebecca Romijn, Ethan Peck, Jess Bush, Babs Olusanmokun, Christina Chong, Celia Rose Gooding, and Melissa Navia to talk Boldly Going.

Entertainment | TNG

Star Trek: The Next Generation animated in the style of Star Trek: The Animated Series

What if Star Trek: The Next Generation was animated in the 70s instead of produced as live-action a decade later? After all, Star Trek: The Animated Series was an Emmy-award winner that proved the …

Entertainment | William Shatner

55 Years Ago: William Shatner’s Favorite ‘Star Trek’ Episode Airs

'The City on the Edge of Forever,' regarded by many as the best ‘Star Trek’ episode ever, first aired on April 6, 1967.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek timeline: All the TV shows and movies in chronological order

The timeline for all of the Star Trek TV shows and movies in chronological order, from Picard to Next Generation and Strange New Worlds.

Entertainment | The Films

'Star Trek: The Motion Picture' 4K Director's Edition puts the Star Wars special editions to shame

If you want to update a classic sci-fi movie the first rule is: don't change anything. Here's why the new 4K 'Star Trek: The Motion Picture' beats the Star Wars special editions.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Entire ‘The Next Generation’ Main Cast to Return for ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Season 3

Levar Burton, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden, Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, and Brent Spiner will headline the series' final season.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Star Wars will finally give us the missing piece of Darth Vader’s story

Who was Darth Vader between trilogies? The biggest Star Wars revelations in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' might be all about 32-year-old Darth Vader.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard Heads Into the Past, Literally and Metaphorically

Picard continues its chase of classic Star Trek with a tried-and-tested premise: time travelling back to the past that is our present.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Strange New Worlds Introducing Kirk In Season 2 Is Bad For Pike

Paul Wesley will play James T. Kirk in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds season 2 but that exciting casting could sabotage Captain Pike in the long run.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

The first 'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' trailer is here with a cowboy Pike

The first teaser trailer for the next live-action "Star Trek" spinoff, "Star Trek: Strange New Worlds," has beamed in from Paramount Plus.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Listen to an excellent 1966 radio commercial for Star Trek: The Original Series

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gc8OeT7wROg "At the edge of the universe, 400 men and women are probing the immeasurable blackness of space," the announcer says with great drama. "Their leaders are an earthman with no fear and a stranger with no heart." S

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Video Shows 55 Years of STAR TREK 'Red Alert' Moments - Nerdist

Get to your battle stations; this montage video shows over 50 years of Red Alerts in the Star Trek television and film franchise.

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.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Warp speed ahead: is the Star Trek saga set to eclipse Star Wars?

With a fourth film in the rebooted series on the horizon, the USS Enterprise’s big-screen adventures may just be beginning

Entertainment | Star Trek News

‘Star Trek’ Cast, Including Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto, Returning for Fourth Film

"Star Trek" stars Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, John Cho and Simon Pegg have all signed up for a fourth movie.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Discovery

Star Trek: Why Starfleet Doesn't Use Money - Until It Does

Star Trek features a utopian society that has evolved beyond the need for money, yet the Star Trek Universe has its own currency with latinum.

Entertainment | TNG

The Most Pause-Worthy Moments In Star Trek: The Next Generation

Full of dramatic moments and unexpected twists, fans have watched and rewatched 'Star Trek: The Next Generation" for decades. But some moments warrant a pause.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

How 'Star Trek' Transporters Evolved Over the Years

Trekker John DiMarco put together an incredible compilation that shows how Star Trek transporters have evolved through the years.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: Why Kirk Wore A Wrap-Around Uniform (And Sideways Badge)

Star Trek's uniforms have changed many time throughout the franchise, but Kirk's wrap-around uniform and sideways badge has always been a mystery.

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

Entertainment | Star Trek News

The cast want to return to Star Trek but should their be a fourth film?

The cast of the Kelvin Star Trek films have all stated at different points over the last few years that they want to do a fourth film but should they?

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Producer Confirms Kahn Link

Star Trek's most popular villain could be eventually making his way into the new series 'Strange New Worlds.'

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

The Star Trek Lore Behind Picard's New Time Travel Adventure

Star Trek is certainly no stranger to time travel—but the next season of Picard is sending us back to a vital moment in the franchise's fictional history.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek: Jumping to 'Warp Speed' 1979-2021

This fun retrospective of Star Trek jumps to warp speed is a lot of fun. I have to say I am partial the STTMP's far trippier hops to the beyond lightspeed space than I am with the flash of light and some stretchy ghosting of the more current eras. https:/

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek Shocks Fans With Three Series Premiere Dates

Don't think there's enough Star Trek out there? You just wait. Not one, not two, but three premiere dates were just announced!

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 | New Star Trek!

Star Trek 2022: Everything Fans Can Look Forward to in the New Year

It's a brand new year, and 2022 is shaping up to be a big one for Star Trek fans. Star Trek is in full swing on Paramount+, with five ongoing series and more in the works. There are multiple film projects in development and re-releases of classic movies o

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

How to Watch Every Star Trek Movie and TV Show in Order

If you're looking to boldly go where no streamer has gone before ahead of Star Trek: Discovery season four, here's how to watch all the movies and TV shows in order.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

‘Star Trek’ Day: ‘Picard’ Gets Season 3 Renewal, Will Time Travel to 21st Century in Season 2; ‘Strange New Worlds’ Bringing Back Uhura, Nurse Chapel

Paramount Plus also announced the cast for "Strange New Worlds," and premiere dates for Season 4 of "Discovery" and the debut of "Prodigy."

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Watch the first full trailer for 'Star Trek: Picard' Season 2

The first full trailer for season 2 of "Star Trek: Picard" has warped online and you can watch it here.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

New Star Trek: Picard Season 2 Teaser Trailer Confirms That New Season is All About Time Travel

A new Star Trek: Picard Season 2 teaser trailer was released today alongside a new promotional poster. Picard: Season 2 will release on Paramount+ in 2022.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Netflix June 2021: 11 incredible sci-fi shows and movies to watch ASAP

The best sci-fi on Netflix in June ranges from black-and-white classics to brand-new action movies and animated anthologies. Here are 11 great sci-fi shows and movies you need to watch this month.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Star Trek: Vulcan Planet Sha Ka Ree Was Named For Sean Connery

Even though iconic James Bond actor Sean Connery turned down a role in Star Trek, his name lives on in the franchise's history.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: Why Ellison Wanted His Name Off 'City on the Edge of Forever'

It took over ten months to produce a final script for one of Star Trek's best episodes, with unpaid rewrites and changes infuriating Harlan Ellison.

Entertainment | TNG

This episode of TNG would have had a bitter Chekov

This episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation (TNG) would have had a bitter Pavel Chekov portrayed by Walter Koenig from the original series

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 | Star Trek News

A New Star Trek Movie Is Officially Coming To Theaters, Sorry Tarantino

Paramount has scheduled a Star Trek movie, but I have so many questions.

Entertainment | Movies

2001: A Space Odyssey: 16 Things to Look for the Next Time You Watch

From ahead-of-the-curve furniture design to geeky scientific fact-check details, here’s what to zoom in on the next time you’re sitting awestruck watching Stanley Kubrick’s '2001: A Space Odyssey.'

Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: Why the Enterprise Was Originally the Yorktown

Behind the original name for Star Trek's Enterprise is American history, though this hasn't made Yorktown a major player in the franchise's canon.

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 | William Shatner

The Star Trek Episodes That Define Captain Kirk

On March 22nd both William Shatner and Captain James Tiberius Kirk celebrate their birthday—so to mark the occasion we look back at 10 classic episodes of Star Trek that all speak to different facets of the iconic Captain of the starship Enterprise.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Watch What The Mandalorian Looks Like Before and After ILM Adds Its Special Effects | Mental Floss

Season 2 of ‘The Mandalorian’ introduced a massive Krayt dragon and a whole host of other jaw-dropping special effects. See how ILM did it.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' reveals the rest of the Enterprise crew — finally

'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' is officially filming, and the crew of the Enterprise is growing. Paramount+ has finally revealed five new cast members for the next big Trek series.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

You Wear It Well: The Uniforms of Star Trek 

The Delta Shield. The colors: red, gold and blue. The form-fitting jackets and often black trousers. Even the confining jumpsuits. Star Trek uniforms have a special place in pop culture, equal in renown maybe only by the jerseys and full kits of certain s

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

How One Movie Theater's Mistake Changed 'Blade Runner' Forever

'Blade Runner,' Ridley Scott's 1982 sci-fi classic, was met with a tepid reception by audiences and got throttled by 'E.T.' It wasn't until a mistake made at a revival house in 1990 that audiences saw the director's true intentions.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

This visual timeline of the STAR WARS saga compared to years in the real world is blowing my mind

Twitter user Rik Villanueva of the Jammed Transmissions Star Wars podcast posted this, and it's absolutely blowing my mind. In other words: the Star Wars saga (or at least, the Skywalker saga) is basically just the lifespan of a Baby Boomer. In some ways,

Entertainment | Entertainment

Here's Why Some Star Wars Fans Hated the Mandalorian Finale

A new video on The Stupendous Wave YouTube channel explains why the Luke Skywalker reveal in The Mandalorian's finale has annoyed some Star Wars fans.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

George Lucas' Plans for His Star Wars Sequels Were More Familiar Than You'd Think

In an new interview conducted for The Star Wars Archives: 1999-2005, George Lucas lifted the lid on his original plans for Star Wars' sequel trilogy, including the return of Darth Maul, Comics characters, and Leia taking the main stage.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Sean Connery in memorial: How James Bond helped create sci-fi cinema

The actor who played the first cinematic James Bond, Sean Connery, has died at 90. But without the success of Bond, sci-fi movies wouldn't have taken off.

Entertainment | Movies & Television

Tarantino’s ‘Star Trek’ Idea Is an ‘Earthbound’ 1930s Gangster Movie, and It’s Not Dead Yet

Tarantino's idea was based on the episode "A Piece of the Action" from the second season of "Star Trek: The Original Series."

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The Strangest Lightsabers in the Star Wars Universe: From Dark Rey to Ahsoka Tano - IGN

Rey's switchblade saber is just the latest in a long line of strange lightsaber designs. Here's a look at the most memorable blades in Star Wars history.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The 25 Greatest Spaceships of Science Fiction

Which is the neatest science fiction ship of all time? Check out the epic battle between 25 ships in this slideshow.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The comic book artists that fuelled a century of science innovation

In 1905, Scientific American ran an intriguing advertisement from the Electro Importing company. “Everything for the Experimenter,” it boasted. “We give you the opportunity to tick yourself up to the head of a future wireless telegraph company as di

Music | Music

Man or Astro-Man?- Destroy All Astromen [Full Album]

00:00 reverb 10,000 02:15 name of numbers 03:39 popcorn crabula 05:35 a mouthful of exhaust 07:31 of sex and demise 09:31 joker's wild 11:46 intoxica 13:25 m...

Entertainment | Entertain Me

'Doctor Who' resurrects lost serial 'The Power of the Daleks' thanks to animation - LA Times

Long-lost “ Doctor Who ” serial “The Power of the Daleks” has been resurrected thanks to the power of animation and the BBC . 

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

'Star Trek' at 50: How the TV series inspired a boy to become a scientist

Update on 'Boldly celebrating 50 years of 'Star Trek's' television, movies and more '

Entertainment | Entertain Me

BLADE RUNNER 2 gets a January 2018 incept date | Nerdist

Ridley Scott's visually-stunning and narratively sparse 1982 film Blade Runner wasn't much of a hit at the time of its release, but it has since become one of the pillars of science fiction filmmaking, thanks in no small part to the amazing and

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Watch The X-Files Online: Episode 1, Season 10 on FOX

FULL EPISODE - "My Struggle" - Thirteen years after the original series run, the next mind-bending chapter of the thrilling series THE X-FILES is here.

Entertainment | Entertain Me

The second X-Files movie is much better than its reputation suggests

It was the summer of 2008, and the second movie of a beloved series neared release. Advertising was prevalent and expectations were high. And when the film finally hit theaters it was treated, by most, as a bona fide new classic. I’m speaking, of course

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Star Wars Secrets: Episode IV - A New Hope

Star Wars Secrets: Episode IV - A New Hope - Just when you thought that you know everything about Star Wars, here are 30 new and amazing true stories. Wow!

Entertainment | Trailers, Videos & Clips

The Martian | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX - YouTube

THE MARTIAN | Official Trailer: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by ...

Architecture & Interior Design | Mid-Century!

When Will 1958's World-Wide TV of the Future Finally Get Here? 

The living room of the future was supposed to be interactive. It was supposed to have all the world's media at your fingertips. And above all, it was supposed to have a big ass TV. Today, Americans can buy enormous TVs for relatively cheap. But we're stil

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

31 Essential Science Fiction Terms And Where They Came From

There are so many words and phrases that we use in science fiction—and even science—without giving it much thought. But where did we get terms like

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Star Trek 'tractor beam' created by scientists

A team of scientists has created a real-life miniature tractor beam - as featured in the Star Trek series - in a development which may lead to more efficient medical testing.