Star Trek

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

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'

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 08, 2012 08:03 AM
'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

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 01, 2012 09:57 AM
Donald Bowers, Getty Images / CBS
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.