Watch: Colbert’s Newt Gingrich Star Trek Connection + JJ Abrams/Trek Clues On Jeopardy! February 2, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Trek Franchise , trackback
Lately is seems Stephen Colbert is becoming the new Seth MacFarlane, with yet another Star Trek gag coming on last night’s The Colbert Report. This time it was presidential candidate Newt Gingrich who got Trekkified. Watch it below. Also yesterday the game show Jeopardy! had an entire cateogory dedicated for Star Trek director JJ Abrams, which included a Trek question of course.
Colbert Sees Presidential Primary As Classic Star Trek Showdown
In the following clip from the Colbert Report actually has two Star Trek references, with Stephen envisioning a presidential candidate as both a Trekkie and as a certain genetic superman who never gave up on his quest to vanquish his foe. Watch it…
Abrams category on Jeopardy!
The Colbert Report was not the only stop for Star Trek references on TV yesterday. The game show Jeopardy! dedicated an entire category to JJ Abrams, with each clue being for a different JJ project. Here is "J.J. Abrams, Busy Man for $200"
In 2009 J.J. Abrams went where Leonard Nimoy had gone before & directed this film
If you don’t know the answer to that, you are on the wrong website. (go to j-archive.com for the full set of clues and questions).
Colbert Classic Worf Honored For Black History Month
It’s February, which means it is Black History Month again. So we present a classic bit from The Colbert Report from 2008, when Stephen honored Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Worf…for "Black Chinese History Month Minute."