Star Trek

Star Trek

  • Dates: September 8, 1966 - September 2, 1969
  • Type: Television Series
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
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Also known as Star Trek: The Original Series, and abbreviated as Star Trek: TOS or ST:TOS to distinguish it from the numerous spin-offs.

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It is the basis of these movies...

Galaxy Quest

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This Movie is inspired by Star Trek
Galaxy quest is a parody of Star Trek fans (Trekies / Trekers) and the real life actors from the series.
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Pirates
part of Pirates XXX

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This Movie is based on Star Trek
The pirate captain creates a "Captain's Log" in the style of Captain Kirk from Star Trek.

Star Trek Generations
part of Star Trek

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This Movie is based on Star Trek
This movie was a crossover between ST:TOS and ST:TNG through a time travel plot element

It is referred to by these movies...

Airplane II: The Sequel
part of Airplane

This Movie refers to Star Trek
William Shatner's character in Airplane is seen looking through a periscope and seeing the USS Enterprise from Star Trek in which he played Captain Kirk

Free Enterprise

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This Movie refers to Star Trek
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Mallrats
part of View Askewniverse

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This Movie refers to Star Trek
Silent Bob gives the Vulcan nerve pinch to two mall security guards to save Brodie and T.S.

It is referred to by these television episodes...

Orange is the New Black:
Season:  2  / Episode:  4 
A Whole Other Hole

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
Larry and Polly spend time together while Pete is away on a trip. A woman thinks Polly and Larry are a couple, so they play along, making up a crazy story about their lives. Larry tells the woman that they met at a Star Trek convention.

Lost:
Season:  1  / Episode:  11 
All the Best Cowboys Have Daddy Issues

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
Boone tells Locke about the fate of the "red shirts" who went on missions with Kirk and Spock from Star Trek

30 Rock:
Season:  3  / Episode:  2 
Believe in the Stars

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
Tracy says he watched Boston Legal nine times before he realized it wasn't just a new version of Star Trek.

Parks and Recreation:
Season:  5  / Episode:  6 
Ben's Parents

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
At the engagement party, Ben debates the differences between Captain Kirk and Captain Picard.

Breaking Bad:
Season:  5  / Episode:  9 
Blood Money

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
Badger and Skinny Pete discuss Star Trek at Jesse's house.

Lost:
Season:  1  / Episode:  22 
Born to Run

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
Sawyer refers to Jin as "Sulu", an Asian character from Star Trek

Futurama:
Season:  2  / Episode:  6 
Brannigan, Begin Again

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
While trying to explain D.O.O.P. (Democratic Order Of Planets) to Fry, the professor compares it to the United Nations. After receiving only a blank stare, they get Fry to understand by comparing it to the United Federation of Planets from Star Trek.

Mad Men:
Season:  5  / Episode:  10 
Christmas Waltz

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
Harry meets with Paul Kinsey, who is now a Hare Krishna. Paul gives Harry a script he has written, a speculative episode for the series 'Star Trek'.

Community:
Season:  2  / Episode:  6 
Epidemiology

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
Pierce dresses up as Captain Kirk for Halloween.

Family Guy:
Season:  8  / Episode:  12 
Extra Large Medium

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
Peter remarks that he thinks Mr. Spock is a fraud, and a spoof of the television Star Trek briefly plays.

Parks and Recreation:
Season:  5  / Episode:  3 
How a Bill Becomes a Law

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
Ben reveals that he is writing 'Star Trek' fiction.

Family Guy:
Season:  1  / Episode:  2 
I Never Met the Dead Man

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
Peter doesn't want to take Meg driving because Star Trek is on. Later William Shatner says, "Beam me up God" which is both a reference to the "Beam me up Scotty" lines inStar Trek and a nod to his character Captain Kirk

The Simpsons:
Season:  6  / Episode:  4 
Itchy & Scratchy Land

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
The couch gag shows the Simpsons being beamed onto the couch in the same way as the characters in the original Star Trek series.

The Office:
Season:  9  / Episode:  13 
Junior Salesman

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
Clark tells Dwight that "Star Trek rules".

The X-Files:
Season:  10  / Episode:  1 
My Struggle

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
In the opening scene we see a picture of a child Mulder dressed as Spock from Star Trek : TOS

American Dad!:
Season:  8  / Episode:  11 
Old Stan in the Mountain

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
In the office, Reggie asks how Stan managed to get the kids interested in hiking. Stan tells him that Haley is already into all things nature, but that when he told Steve about going trekking, Steve thought Nimoy would be somehow involved.

The Office:
Season:  8  / Episode:  7 
Pam's Replacement

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
Andy tells Darryl and Kevin that Lisa, one of Robert's band members, toured with Chaka Khan. Kevin replies, "Are you serious? From 'Star Trek'?".

Sons of Anarchy:
Season:  1  / Episode:  4 
Patch Over

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
Bobby calls Jax "the James T. Kirk of the MC world".

Futurama:
Season:  1  / Episode:  1 
Space Pilot 3000

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
There are several Star Trek references in this episode. Fry speaks the famous intro ("Space, the final frontier") while playing a video game. The futuristic doors at the cryogenic lab are like those from Star Trek, and Fry comments on the similarity. We also see our first "heads in jars" including Leonard Nemoy.

Lost:
Season:  4  / Episode:  1 
The Beginning of the End

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
Sawyer refers to Desmond as "Scotty"

The Office:
Season:  6  / Episode:  17 
The Delivery, Part 1

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
Dwight and Angela are deciding on names for their yet-to-be-conceived baby, and Angela refuses to allow Dwight to choose any Star Trek names.

Family Guy:
Season:  14  / Episode:  16 
The Heartbreak Dog

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  5  / Episode:  8 
The Playbook

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
Marshall describes a set of people who get married after forgoing the dating scene. A couple wearing Star Trek uniforms is shown.

The Simpsons:
Season:  21  / Episode:  19 
The Squirt and the Whale

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
Comic Book Guy wears his Star Trek costume, and shows the stages of William Shatner from his 'Star Trek' days up through the time he starred in the series 'Boston Legal'.

The Big Bang Theory:
Season:  3  / Episode:  22 
The Staircase Implementation

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
Leonard tells Penny about his first meeting with Sheldon, when he was being interviewed as a potential roommate. One of Sheldon's questions for Leonard is "Kirk or Pickard?". Leonard answers "Original series over Next Generation, but Kirk over Pickard.", successfully passing another one of Sheldon's roommate 'challenges'.

Orange is the New Black:
Season:  1  / Episode:  6 
WAC Pack

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
Nicky is upset that Red nominated Morello instead of her. She tells Red that she thought she was her Spock, her Girl Friday, her VP.

Futurama:
Season:  4  / Episode:  12 
Where No Fan Has Gone Before

This Television Episode refers to Star Trek
This episode contains a multitude of references to ST:TOS, stars several members of the Star Trek cast (heads AND bodies), as well as the title being a reference to the opening scene which mentions, "where no man has gone before".

It is referred to by these books...

2010: Odyssey Two
written by
part of Space Odyssey

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This Book refers to Star Trek
While talking about the missing Pod that Bowman had taken, it is said to have gone "where no man has gone before" - a phrase used in the opening of the original Star Trek series (Chapter 39).

3001: The Final Odyssey
written by
part of Space Odyssey

This Book refers to Star Trek
Trying to make Poole comfortable, he was provided with episodes from each of the Star Trek series (ST:TOS and ST:TNG), and Poole even remembers meeting both Patrick Stewart and Leonard Nimoy (Chapter 5). Later in the book, the concept of the "Prime Directive" from the show is joked about (Chapter 21).

Cryptonomicon
written by

This Book refers to Star Trek
A beam of light shooting out across the Manila Bay is compared to a Star Trek phaser blast. Later there is mention of the Sulu Sea and Avi says there is "no relation to the token Asian on Star Trek."

It is the basis of these movie series...

Star Trek

This Movie Series is based on Star Trek
Eight of the films in this series are based on (or based on characters) from ST:TOS
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Hulu Commercial

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Nike+ FuelBand Commercial

This Television Commercial refers to Star Trek
Spock can be seen teleporting in the transporter.

Twizzlers Commercial

This Television Commercial refers to Star Trek
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It is the basis of these television series...

Star Trek: Discovery

This Television Series is inspired by Star Trek
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Star Trek: Enterprise

This Television Series is inspired by Star Trek
Star Trek: Enterprise is basically a prequel to ST:TOS
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Star Trek: The Animated Series

This Television Series is based on Star Trek
The animated series is based on ST:TOS, and many characters include voices from the original cast
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Star Trek: The Next Generation

This Television Series is inspired by Star Trek
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American Dad!:
Season:  2  / Episode:  8 
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