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What was the name of the Star Trek pilot episode that successfully launched the franchise?
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"Where No Man Has Gone Before."
The original pilot, "The Cage," was scrapped when it was rejected by NBC. "Where No Man Has Gone Before" was then shot as the second pilot, but actually aired as the third episode in Star Trek's first season.
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According to Nichelle Nichols, who counseled her to turn down Broadway, and stay aboard the USS Enterprise as Lt. Uhura?
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Martin Luther King Jr.
"If you leave," the civil-rights leader told Nichols, she wrote in a Reddit Ask Me Anything, "they can replace you with a blonde-haired white girl, and it will be like you were never there."
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On The Office, which character notes that the study of Klingon is a college-level course?
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Dwight Schrute, in Season 9's "Andy's Ancestry."
Rainn Wilson, who played the Dothraki-fluent Dwight, has been cast in Star Trek: Discovery as Harvey Mudd, the Kirk-cajoling character originally played by Roger C. Carmel.
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The character first appeared in the Star Trek episode "Metamorphosis," where he was played by Glenn Corbett; the scientist subsequently was played by James Cromwell in Star Trek: First Contact, and in the Star Trek: Enterprise pilot.
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What was the first Star Trek movie to win an Oscar?
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Star Trek (2009)
To date, the J.J. Abrams-directed reboot, honored for Best Makeup, remains the only Trek movie to win an Oscar.
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Which 1960s star inspired Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry to draft the character Pavel Chekov?
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The Monkees' Davy Jones.
Though various members of the Beatles could probably make a case, too.
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In the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Data's Day," what tune is heard during Data's ballroom-dance lesson?
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"Isn't It Romantic?"
Dr. Crusher, Data's instructor, writes a good prescription.
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Where is Trek Fest celebrated annually?
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That's where, per the original Star Trek timeline, James T. Kirk will be born in 2228.
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In the 2009 Star Trek movie, what familiar saying does the time-traveling, future Spock (Leonard Nimoy) utter as he bids farewell to his younger, present-day self (Zachary Quinto)?
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The elder Spock notes that since he's saying goodbye to himself "Live long and prosper" would be "self-serving."
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In Star Trek: The Animated Series, who provides the voice of Robert April, referred to in "The Counter-Clock Incident" as the first captain of the USS Enterprise?
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The actor, of course, is best known for playing the Star Trek franchise's Chief Engineer Montgomery "Scotty" Scott.
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In what hit movie was the Star Trek: Enterprise theme song first heard?
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In the 1998 film, the Rod Stewart-belted, Diane Warren-penned ballad was known as "Faith of the Heart." When Russell Watson recorded the song for Star Trek: Enterprise, the tune was retitled, "Where My Heart Will Take Me."
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In Star Trek: The Motion Picture, how long does the crew have to get the redesigned, but untested USS Enterprise out of spacedock and onto an Earth-saving mission?
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Good thing they packed their jammies, because this sounds like an all-nighter's in order.
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How many actors play Spock in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock?
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Carl Steven, Vadia Potenza (pictured), Stephen Manley and Joe W. Davis play the previously dead Vulcan as he regenerates and ages up; Nimoy, who directed the film, assumes Spock's final form.
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In Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, what colorful phrase is Captain Kirk greeted with upon arriving in 1980s San Francisco?
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Our hero is called a "dumb-ass" by a taxi driver.
In defense of the cabbie, Kirk and crew were jay-walking.
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According to a purported 1987 studio casting memo, who was only viable option to play Star Trek: The Next Generation's in-house teenager, Wesley Crusher?
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In the end, Wil Wheaton booked the gig. Roth, the memo favorite, went on to become a game-show host (Fun House) and reality-TV producer (The Biggest Loser).
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In "What You Leave Behind," the final episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, how does Odo want Kira to remember him?
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Looking sharp in a tuxedo.
"You always said I looked good in a tuxedo," the shapeshifter says before returning to (and purifying) the murky bog that is the Great Link.
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After Jadzia Dax died in the Season 6 finale of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, actress Terry Farrell hooked up with which Earth-bound sitcom?
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Ted Danson's Becker.
Farrell said she left Deep Space Nine because her contract ended, "and there wasn't a negotiation [for another year]."
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According to the Star Trek: Voyager, which alien race can resist the all-powerful Borg?
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The elusive E.T.s don't do assimilation.
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In the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Revulsion," how does Seven of Nine shut down a fellow crew member's awkward flirtation?
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Seven tells Harry Kim to "take off your clothes."
The ensign is intimidated by the directness of the formerly Borg-assimilated catsuit-wearer.
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In the acclaimed Star Trek episode, "City on the Edge of Forever," what Depression Era Earth slang word does Captain Kirk not understand?
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"A flop is a place to sleep," soup-kitchen saint Edith Keeler (Joan Collins) tells Kirk.
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What vacation spot is visited, centuries apart, by USS Enterprise captains Picard and Archer?
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The "pleasure planet" of Risa.
Jean-Luc Picard takes shore leave there in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode, "Captain's Holiday"; Jonathan Archer swings by in "Two Days and Two Nights" from Star Trek: Enterprise.
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In how many Star Trek episodes does Captain Kirk appear shirtless?
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In Star Trek Beyond, Spock come across a photo of his future self with his original-timeline USS Enterprise friends. What should our world's geeks recognize this picture as?
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A publicity still from Star Trek V: The Final Frontier.
Spock's future self was smart to frame it in a Vulcan picture box -- it's a nice collector's item.
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Which future Washington, D.C., VIP lobbied to save Star Trek?
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Before he became Gerald Ford's vice president, the then-governor of New York was among the thousands of letter-writers in 1968 who asked NBC to renew the sci-fi series for a third season. The effort paid off (for one year, at least).
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What is the only Star Trek TV series to never win an Emmy?
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The trailblazing series went 0-for-13 in the quest for TV gold. With 18 wins, Star Trek: The Next Generation has earned the most Emmys for a Trek show; it's followed by Star Trek: Voyager (seven), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Enterprise (four each) and Star Trek: The Animated Series (one). This accounting, per Memory Alpha stats.