Star Trek

Barack Obama Flashes Vulcan Salute With Uhura, Proves He's a Trekkie at Heart

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by Jordan Hoffman April 04, 2012 10:37 AM
Nichelle Nichols
Nixon may have shook Elvis' hand, but we know he wasn't happy about it. Last night 'Star Trek' star Nichelle Nichols tweeted a photo taken in the Oval Office on February 29th of this year. (February 29th? A pocket universe that comes but once every four years!)
The communications officer of the original U.S.S. Enterprise posed with our Commander-in-Chief, giving the Vulcan salute. And nerds are “beaming” with patriotism.

First Look: 'Star Trek's Brent Spiner Guest Stars on 'The Simpsons'

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 08, 2012 08:03 AM
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'The Simpsons' may not be the attention-grabbing powerhouse it once was (except when they make epic 'Game of Thrones'-syle couch gags), but they're never lacking for a bit of classic nerd fan-service.
Former 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' star Brent Spiner announced months ago via his Twitter that he'd be lending his voice to an upcoming episode of 'The Simpsons,' playing appropriately enough, a robot, but today we get to see the first images from forthcoming March 18 'Simpsons' episode "Them, Robot."

Leonard Nimoy Beams Up for 'The Big Bang Theory', Finally

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 01, 2012 09:57 AM
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That Leonard Nimoy sure likes to talk a big game about retiring from acting, but leave it to the eggheads of 'The Big Bang Theory' to engineer a way for the legendary sci-fi actor to make an appearance.
That's right, 'Bang' theorists, we're all about to live a bit prosperously longer when former 'Star Trek' star Leonard Nimoy finally makes his presence known on an upcoming March 29 episode of 'The Big Bang Theory,' according to a new TVLine report.