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Battlestar Galactica Showrunner Shocked By Star Trek Resemblance

Normally, there isn’t much in common between Battlestar Galactica and Star Trek, and that’s by design. After years of writing …

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Iconic Star Trek Character Exists Because Of The Monkees

Hey, Hey, we’re the Trekkies! Did you know that if you’re a fan of Star Trek’s grooviest Ensign, Pavel Chekov, …

2 weeks ago

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Star Trek Is Helping To Create AI Used For Good

Star Trek has done a great job at showing us how technology can be used for good – and how …

4 weeks ago

Star Trek Writers Hated Pockets For Starfleet Members And Other Franchise Rules

And did the writers do a little too much LDS back in the sixties?

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Star Trek Icon Quoted His Own Character At Gene Roddenberry’s Funeral

Gene Roddenberry’s funeral was a somber occasion for Star Trek fans around the world. After all, Roddenberry had given us …

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How Star Trek Discovery Connects To The Animated Series In A Surprisingly Heartfelt Way

There weren’t very many explicit connections between Star Trek: Discovery and The Animated Series. However, one early episode connects Burnham …

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Star Trek Would Have Been Canceled Forever If Not For Disney Icon

Normally, fans don’t think about Disney when they think about Star Trek (at least, not until the House of Mouse …

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A Conspiracy To Kill Beloved Star Trek TNG Character?

In Star Trek: The Next Generation, the most puzzling thing about Tasha Yar’s death has been just how disappointing it …

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Gene Roddenberry Revealed As The Worst Star Trek Fan?

Because Gene Roddenberry created Star Trek, one would generally assume that he was its biggest fan. However, in a 1976 …

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Star Trek TNG Tasha Yar Death Is So Shocking Because Of Gene Roddenberry

Without a doubt, the most shocking moment in the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation was Tasha Yar’s …

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Modern Sci-Fi Has Forgotten What Made The Genre Great

Ask 100 people for the definition of science fiction, and you’ll get 100 different answers, all of which can be …

2 months ago

The Star Trek TNG Romance That Caused A Writer To Quit

The early days of Star Trek: The Next Generation were tumultuous for the writing staff, many of whom left the …

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How One Star Trek Producer Took Control Away From Gene Roddenberry

It’s something of an open secret that Star Trek: The Next Generation didn’t really hit its stride until season three. …

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Star Trek’s Stupidest Episode Meant To Be Its Most Important

It’s an open secret among Star Trek fans that any episode from the first season of The Next Generation is …

2 months ago

Star Trek Creator’s Vicious Rant About Women

One of the sad facts that every Star Trek fan eventually discovers is that franchise creator Gene Roddenberry had some …

2 months ago

The Star Trek Lawyer That Nearly Got Everyone Sued

Hardcore Star Trek: The Next Generation fans know that in the early days, the show’s biggest villains weren’t the Ferengi …

2 months ago

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The Single Line Of Star Trek Dialogue That Defied Gene Roddenberry

One of the most shocking facts Star Trek fans ever discover about Gene Roddenberry is that he earnestly believed the …

2 months ago

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The Strange Rivalry Between Two Forgotten Star Trek Episodes

The early days of Star Trek: The Next Generation were filled with some unexpected conflicts. Not onscreen, of course: franchise …

2 months ago

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Original Star Trek Enterprise Model Caught Up In Fraud Lawsuit

Star Trek has had a history of engaging legal episodes, like when Picard shows off his lawyer skills in “The …

2 months ago

Deanna Troi And Spock Have An Unexpected Star Trek Connection

If Star Trek fans only had one word to describe Deanna Troi, they’d probably go with “emotions.” As a half-Betazed …

2 months ago

Star Trek’s Enterprise Taken Over By TV’s Greatest Mob Boss, See The Hilarious Video 

In a hilarious new TikTok video, Star Trek’s USS Enterprise is taken over by television’s greatest mob boss: Tony Soprano …

2 months ago

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Star Trek Icon Helped Name His Famous Character

While even the biggest franchise fans don’t stop to think about it very often, one of the coolest parts of …

3 months ago

Gene Roddenberry Hated Star Trek TNG Showrunner To An Unreal Degree

While it’s mostly a forgotten episode these days, the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “Hide and Q” was very …

3 months ago

Star Trek Episode So Raunchy Writer Demanded Their Name Be Removed

Most people consider writing for Star Trek an honor, and some of the biggest movers and shakers in Hollywood (including …

3 months ago

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Original Star Trek Enterprise Discovered And Returned Home

Passionate collectors and lovers of all things Star Trek will be pleased to hear that one of the biggest mysteries …

3 months ago

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Star Trek’s Best Hero Created To Avoid Adding Another Woman

Star Trek: The Next Generation introduced us to the Klingon Starfleet officer, Worf, and he eventually became one of the …

3 months ago

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Star Trek’s Most Underrated Series Became Great By Ignoring Gene Roddenberry

It took Star Trek: Deep Space Nine a few seasons to really find its footing, but it arguably hit its …

3 months ago

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Star Trek Picard’s Worst Character Breaks Gene Roddenberry’s Biggest Rule

While actor Michelle Hurd is immensely talented, her Star Trek: Picard character Raffi is basically the worst. Her characterization is …

3 months ago