One of the most successful science fiction franchises of all time, Star Trek inspired entire generations that came after it. Star Trek first aired as a cult classic TV Show back in 1966. It has become a stable of pop culture ever since. Here are some facts about the franchise we bet you never knew. It is time go where no man has gone before. Prepare to be baffled beyond your wildest imaginations.
Leonard Nimoy’s Dad Was Constantly Asked For Spock Haircuts
To top it off, nobody actually knew it was Nimoy’s father.
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Live Long And Prosper
How cool is that!!
George Takei’s War Cry Against Twilight Fans
We will not blame him. Someone had to do something about it.
You Can Learn Klingon and Vulcan Online
That’s right. You are googling them right now aren’t ya??
Harry Mudd Supposed To Have His Solo Series
Gene Roddenberry was the one who first let it slip. The fans were not pleased.
The pranks seemingly led to Shatner and Nimoy becoming bitter rivals in the end.
Star Trek is a show way ahead of its time. It was one of the first shows to push feminism into the spotlight.
Male Objectification Was a Thing
That’s too much information to be frank!!
Majel Barrett Left Her Dog 4 Million Dollars
Barrett is a major part of the Star Trek franchise. She played Number One in the first pilot and Nurse Chapel in the original series.
There’s an Episode Featuring No Women
The Episode name is “Devil in the Dark”. It was aired as part of the show’s first season.
Patrick Stewart Thought the Show Will be a Failure
Even Patrick Stewart had no idea the show would be such a huge hit.
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Mobile Phones – Inspired By Star Trek
The Star Trek Communicator was the inspiration for the world’s first flip phone design.