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Watch: Stephen Colbert Doesn’t Need Wikipedia To Look Up Star Trek Info January 19, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: 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.

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Video of the Day: Dog Sings Along With Star Trek Theme January 16, 2012

by 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.

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Details On Star Trek Subplot In Next Week’s 100th Episode Of Big Bang Theory [w/ Photo] January 13, 2012

by 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]

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Watch: Stephen Colbert’s Warning Of Warp-Capable Iran January 10, 2012

by 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.

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Check Out USS Enterprise In Lights (Pictures & Video) December 23, 2011

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More Star Trek holiday fun. Every year the city of East Peoria, Illinois puts on a festival of lights for the holiday seasons and one of the regular floats is of the USS Enterprise. Check out images and video of the Starship Enterprise in lights below.

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News Fail: One Last Time, It Is MR Spock October 5, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links,Nimoy , comments closed

Leonard Nimoy’s final Star Trek convention didn’t just make news here at TrekMovie and other Trek sites, but was reported by the AP and the mainstream media. Unfortunately one outlet made a familiar mistake when reporting on the final con for Star Trek’s original Mr. Spock. Check it out below.

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Watch: Star Trek Shows Up On New Family Guy, Doctor Who & SNL October 3, 2011

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A new TV season is upon us and already Star Trek is popping up here and there. See below for video clips of the latest Trek incursions into Family Guy, Doctor Who, and Saturday Night Live.

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Great Links: Olivia Wilde A Trekkie + Pawn Stars Trek + TOS Caricature + Craigslist Picard Head + more August 7, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

Time again to check on Star Trek in the zeitgeists with some Great Links, starting off with actress Olivia Wilde revealing her inner Trekkie. We also have Trek on Pawn Stars, a crazy TOS caricature, Picard’s head found on Craigslist, plus more fun Trek pix, mashups and links for the week.  

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Great Links: Orson Welles’ Star Trek: TMP Beef + Wall Street Spock Scam + Redshirt Zombies + Combadge Pasties + more July 4, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links , comments closed

The Great Links is back and this week we find out why Orson Welles hated doing his Star Trek: The Motion Picture promos. Plus we have have Star Trek intersecting with white colar crime, red shirt Zombies, something for Star Trek strippers, a new "Cage-y" timewaster, and more.  

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Great Links: James McAvoy Wants Sequel Role + Star Trek Ragefaces + Picard Engage-ring + more June 5, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links , comments closed

There is so much Trek linking to report this week, starting with another movie star who wants in on the Star Trek sequel (James McAvoy). We also have new Star Trek lists, Star Trek comics, Star Trek crafting and even a Picard engagement ring cameo. Check it all out below.  

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Clip: Star Trek Reference In Transformers: Dark of the Moon June 2, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Great Links,Sci-Fi,Trek Franchise , comments closed

Transformers: Dark of the Moon, the third live-action film in the Transformers franchise comes out in a few weeks and will feature Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy’s voice as Sentinel Prime. But it will also feature at least one Star Trek reference. Check it out in the clip below.

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Great Links: Seth MacFarlane Does Kirk + Dilbert Treknobabble + Star Trek Sermon + Trek Lists & more May 22, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links , comments closed

It is time again to bring back The Great Links, TrekMovie’s collection of the latest bits of Star Trek in the zeitgeist. This week we have video of Seth MacFarlane doing his impressive Kirk impression, Dilbert getting Treknobabble, a Star Trek sermon, some TOS sidewalk art, a Pony/First Contact mashup, and the lists of the week. Check it all out below. 

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German TV Fail: Star Trek’s Maquis NOT Involved In Bin Laden Mission May 6, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fandom,Great Links,Humor,Trek Franchise , comments closed

Yesterday a German news station had a major image fail. While covering the US Navy SEALs operation to kill Osama bin Laden they mistook a Star Trek fan-made emblem for the Maquis for the actual SEAL Team Six emblem. Check it out below.

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Great Links: April Fools Day Edition April 1, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links,Humor , comments closed

April Fools Day is as good a time as any to bring back The Great Links with a look at the few online Star Trek pranks today. And keeping with the funnies, we take a look at some recent Star Trek themed web comics and some funny new video mashups. So dive in below.

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FOX Renews Fringe With Full Season Order + Star Trek: DS9 Reference On Hawaii Five-0 March 24, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Celebrity,Fringe,Great Links,Orci/Kurtzman , comments closed

Fringe, the FOX sci-fi show from Star Trek’s JJ Abrams, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, has been renewed for a fourth season. Despite lower ratings and a move to Friday, Fox is still firmly behind the show, giving it a full season order. Plus Orci and Kurtzman’s other TV show had an extended Star Trek reference on it this week. All the details below

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Glenn Beck Uses Star Trek To Explain Good vs. Evil March 21, 2011

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Today saw another intersection between poltics and Star Trek. This time it was conservative commentator Glenn Beck who used the Star Trek episode "The Savage Curtain" to set up a discussion on good vs. evil. Check out the clip below.

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AUDIO: NASA Wakes Up Discovery Astronauts With Star Trek “Amok Time” Fight Music March 4, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links,Music,TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

Today the astronauts on Shuttle Discovery got a special bonus Star Trek wakeup call. We have previously reported that the original Star Trek theme was voted to be one of the final wakeup calls, but that wont be until next week, but this morning NASA sent up the fight song from Amok Time. Take a listen below.

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Paul Giamatti Wants To Play Klingon In Star Trek Sequel + Stephen Fry Does Klingon Opera February 28, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links,Star Trek Into Darkness,Trek Franchise , comments closed

Another high profile actor has expressed interest in appearing in the 2012 Star Trek sequel. This time it is recent Golden Globe winner Paul Giamatti who wants to know what it will take to land a job as a Klingon. In other famous face as Klingon news, Brit actor and humorist Stephen Fry joined a production of Hamlet in Klingon for a new documentary. Details and photos below.

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Christian Slater Brings Star Trek Captain’s Chair To His New Sitcom ‘Breaking In’ February 24, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Great Links,Humor , comments closed

Actor Christian Slater showed his Star Trek fandom two decades ago with a Star Trek VI cameo, and now he is bringing his inner Trekkie to his new Fox sitcom Breaking In, where he worked in an original series Star Trek captain’s chair for his character. Check out a clip of Slater and his Kirk chair below.

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Star Trek A ‘Driving Vision’ For IBM’s Jeopardy Winning Computer Watson February 17, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links,Science/Technology,Trek Franchise , comments closed

This week the big news in computers is Watson, IBM’s new supercomputer that took on the champions of Jeopardy, and won. And it turns out that this revolutionary new technology is yet another giant leap inspired by Star Trek. Details below.

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