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On May 29th, 1976 Saturday Night Live ran what is likely one of the first and possibly the best Star Trek parody sketches of all time. For a flashback from 34 years ago today, see "The Last Voyage of the Starship Enterprise" below.
SNL Flashback – The Last Voyage of the Starship Enterprise
Via HULU (USA only – sorry)
This skit was from the first season of Saturday Night Live in 1976, airing on NBC just seven years after the network cancelled Star Trek. It is possible SNL was taking a poke at the net, as Star Trek had become a rerun hit in the 1970s. The script was written by Michael O’Donoghue, who was reportedly a big fan of Star Trek. According books about the history of SNL, Jon Belushi was also a huge fan, and he was determined to get the role as Kirk ahead of Chevy Chase. Belushi went as far as shaving his sideburns to match Kirk’s.
For more info on the sketch and a transcript visit snltranscripts.jt.org