Star Trek/Star Wars Gags Abound On April Fool’s Day 2013 April 1, 2013by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Great Links,Humor,Shatner , comments closed
It’s April Fool’s Day and so people and sites across the interweb are having some fun, and there are a few cases where Star Trek is part of the gag. And this year it seems JJ Abrams cross-franchise work has inspired a lot of Star Wars/Star Trek gags. See below for a roundup of the Star Trek April Fool’s Day pranks
Great Links: Spock Advice For 60s Troubled Teen + Uhura v Slave Leia + Google Making Trek Real + more March 17, 2013by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links , comments closed
TrekMovie’s column looking at Star Trek in the zeitgeist has returned. This week’s Great Links has Leonard Nimoy offering Spock-ish advice to a "teenage outcast in 1968, Google inspired by Star Trek (again), The Big Bang Theory getting early Trek toys, Uhura taking on Slave Leia, Star Trek fighting for Best Sci-Fi TV show, and more. Check it all out below.
Watch: Preview Of Big Bang Theory Guys In Star Trek TNG Costumes January 7, 2013by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Great Links,TNG,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
On Thursday the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory will once again venture into the world of Star Trek. This time it features the characters dressing up in Star Trek: Next Generation costumes and headed out on a road trip to a convention. Check out a video preview and image from the episode below.
Star Trek Trailer Fuels New Speculation + Watch Into Darkness/TOS Mashup + New Villain Poll December 7, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links,Star Trek Into Darkness,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
The new Star Trek Into Darkness trailer has sparked a lot of comments and speculation here and across the web. Some of that speculation has already morphed into the first mashup of the trailer. Some sees clues in wardrobe and even hairstyles. See below for a breakdown of some of the bigger recurring themes of the Star Trek Into Darkness Speculation Game around the web – and watch the new Gary Mitchell Mashup.Great Links,Humor,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Colbert and Stewart are Trekking again. Over the last couple of nights both of Comedy Central’s late night shows have thrown out Star Trek references. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart seems to have Wrath of Khan on their mind, while the Colbert Report sees the president as a Vulcan. Watch the clips below (if you live in the USA). Also this week’s episode of Comedy Central’s Futurama had a brief Trek reference, a screenshot of that below as well.
Happy Captain Picard Day June 16, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Great Links,Humor,TNG , comments closed
Like First Contact Day (April 5) and Anniversary Day (September 8), today is a special Star Trek holiday. In future history June 16th will be celebrated on the USS Enterprise(s) commanded by Captain Jean Luc Picard. How are you celebrating Picard Day 2012.
Book Review: John Scalzi’s ‘Redshirts’ June 14, 2012by Robert Lyons , Filed under: Books,Great Links,Review , comments closed
The secrets of the Universal Union’s flagship are exposed as newbie crew members continue to die exquisitely meaningless deaths in John Scalzi’s new sci-fi sendup, “Redshirts”. It isn’t an official Star Trek novel, but the title gives it away as a Trek spoof. The TrekMovie review follows…
In honor of the release of his new novel "Redshirts" author John Scazli commissioned a special "Redshirts" song. And that song has been turned into a music video tribute to Star Trek’s honored crewman who laid down their lives so that the main cast can live on. Watch "Redshirts" the musical tribute below.Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Great Links,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Mad Men wasn’t the only drama that aired this week that went Star Trek. The PBS series Sherlock (featuring Star Trek sequel’s Benedict Cumberbatch) also had what appeared to be an homage to a key scene in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. You can watch that below, and also get an the exclusive reaction for Star Trek II writer/director Nicholas Meyer.
Watch: Writer Pitches Star Trek Script On Mad Men May 23, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Great Links,TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Did you catch the latest episode of AMC’s Mad Men over the weekend? The Emmy-winning drama is set at an ad agency in 60s, and the show has now progressed to the time shortly after the premiere of Star Trek in 1966. And so for the first time, Star Trek got a mention in Mad Men. Watch the clip below.Great Links,Humor,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Last night on nerdy CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory they once again dove into Star Trek, this time for the big wedding episode where Sheldon tried to marry Howard and Bernadette in Klingon…watch it below. Plus we have a clip from last week where Amy and Sheldon play Star Trek doctor.Great Links,Trek Franchise,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Last night the Daily Show once again featured a Star Trek reference, with a joke about Riverside, IA and the future home of James T Kirk. And this was just one of three Trek references on the Daily Show and the Colbert Report in the last week. Watch the clips below.
Shuttle Enterprise To Buzz Manhattan Next Week + USS Enterprise Carrier Deployed On Final Mission April 17, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links,History,Trek Franchise , comments closed
The Enterprise is about to buzz Manhattan – the Space Shuttle Enterprise. Next Monday the shuttle named by Star Trek fans moves from Washington DC to its new home in New York and on its way it will be making a low pass over the city. More details on the new home of Shuttle Enterprise and an update on the final voyage of the Navy’s USS Enterprise.Great Links,TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Actor Christian Slater’s character on the Fox comedy Breaking In can often be seen in a Star Trek Captain’s chair. While on Conan promoting the show, Slater talked about his chair, his love for Star Trek, and how his mom got him a cameo in Star Trek VI. Watch the segment below.
First Pix & Video Of Leonard Nimoy’s Episode Of ‘The Big Bang Theory’ + UPDATE: Wil Wheaton Returning To TBBT March 23, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Great Links,Nimoy , comments closed
The nerdy CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory finally got their Vulcan. Next Thursday’s episode features Leonard Nimoy voicing Mr. Spock, who is haunting Sheldon. And today CBS has released a video preview and pictures of Nimoy with the cast. Check them out below. [UPDATE: Wil Wheaton reveals he is also returning to the Big Bang Theory]Great Links,Humor,Star Trek (2009 film),Trek Franchise,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Last year TrekMovie reported on some comments from one Matt Senrich, one of the producers of the the Adult Swim show Robot Chicken, who promised more Star Trek gags for fifth season of the stop-motion animated comedy show. That season is currently airing and we here at TrekMovie have been remiss in sharing some of those gags. Check them out below, including a new take on the two Spocks scene from Star Trek (2009). There is also a skit where Jeri Ryan has an orgasm.Great Links,Humor,Trek Franchise,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Once again Stephen Colbert threw in a Trek gag on The Colbert Report. Last night’s show featured a segment about how many websites (like Wikipedia) went dark yesterday to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act. This gave Stephen an opportunity to use his Wikipedia backup…and talk Trek. Watch it below.
Video of the Day: Dog Sings Along With Star Trek Theme January 16, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Great Links,Music,TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Today the worlds of Star Trek and cute animal viral videos come together with a dog that likes to sing along to the theme from the original Star Trek series. Watch it below, plus a bonus video featuring a kitten that defies gravity.
Details On Star Trek Subplot In Next Week’s 100th Episode Of Big Bang Theory [w/ Photo] January 13, 2012by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links,Humor,Star Trek (2009 film),TOS , comments closed
Next Thursday the hit CBS comedy The Big Bang Theory will air its 100th episode. Over the years the show about a group of nerdy scientists had often used Star Trek to play into the humor and they will again in this milestone episode with another Sheldon/Trek subplot. Details and photo preview below (spoilers). [UPDATED]
Watch: Stephen Colbert’s Warning Of Warp-Capable Iran January 10, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Great Links,Humor,Trek Franchise,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Last night brought another fun mix of national and international politics and Star Trek. When The Colbert Report analyzed the previous weekend’s GOP presidential debates, Stephen Colbert found a new danger for us all to worry about: a warp-capable Iran. Watch the clip below.