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Star Trek: The Motion Picture (Paramount Pictures, 1979; see also 1979 in film) is the first feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series and is released on Friday, December 7. ... Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (Paramount Pictures, 1982; see also 1982 in film) is the second feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ... Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (Paramount Pictures, 1984; see also 1984 in film) is the third feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ... Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (Paramount Pictures, 1986; see also 1986 in film) is the fourth feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ... Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (Paramount Pictures, 1989; see also 1989 in film) is the fifth feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ... 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Origins

In the late 1960s, science fiction editor Art Saha applied the term "trekkies" when he saw a few fans of the first season of Star Trek wearing pointy ears at a science convention. He used the term in an interview with Pete Hamill that Hamill was conducting for TV Guide concerning the phenomenon of science fiction.[citation needed] The 1960s decade refers to the years from the beginning of 1960 to the end of 1969. ... Pete Hamill Pete Hamill (born June 24, 1935) is a prominent American journalist, novelist, and short story writer. ... TV Guide is the name of two North American weekly magazines about television programming, one in the United States and one in Canada. ...


Trekkie v. Trekker

Some Star Trek enthusiasts prefer the term "Trekkie", while some others self-identify as "Trekker". Self-identification as a "Trekkie" became even less popular after a famous national television parody in 1986 (see Parodies below); several self-described "Trekkers" were quoted as saying they "had a life" (contrasting themselves from "Trekkies"). This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...


In the 1991 TV show Star Trek: 25th Anniversary Special, Leonard Nimoy attempts to settle the issue by stating that the term 'Trekker' is the correct one. Leonard Simon Nimoy (born March 26, 1931) is an American actor, film director, poet, musician and photographer. ...


The issue is also shown in the film Trekkies 2, in which a Star Trek fan recounts a supposed incident during a Star Trek convention where Gene Roddenberry used the term "trekkies" to describe fans of the show, only to be corrected by a fan that stood up and yelled "Trekkers!" Gene Roddenberry, allegedly, responded with "No, it's trekkies. I should know, I invented the thing." In 2003, a sequel to Trekkies was launched, titled Trekkies 2. ... Eugene Wesley Roddenberry (August 19, 1921 – October 24, 1991) was an American scriptwriter and producer. ...


In the documentary Trekkies, Kate Mulgrew stated that Trekkers are the ones "walking with us" while the Trekkies are the ones content to simply sit and watch Star Trek. Kate Mulgrew (born April 29, 1955) is a Golden Globe-nominated American actor, most famous for her roles as Mary Ryan on Ryans Hope and Captain Kathryn Janeway on Star Trek: Voyager. ... For other uses, see Couch potato (disambiguation). ...


Other names

Star Trek fans who believe Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is the best series of the franchise adopted the title of Niner following the episode "Take Me Out to the Holosuite", in which Captain Benjamin Sisko formed a baseball team "The Niners". Space station Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (ST:DS9 or STDS9 or DS9 for short) is a science fiction television series produced by Paramount and set in the Star Trek universe. ... Take Me Out to the Holosuite is an episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. ... Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, played by Avery Brooks, is the main character of the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. ...


Activities

Trekkies often own memorabilia such as replica props or blueprints and (pseudo-)technical manuals from the shows. Download high resolution version (1412x994, 126 KB)TOS trekkies at BayCon 2003. ... Download high resolution version (1412x994, 126 KB)TOS trekkies at BayCon 2003. ... The starship Enterprise as it appeared on Star Trek Star Trek is a culturally significant science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry in the 1960s. ... BayCon is the San Francisco Bay Areas main Science Fiction Convention. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


There are many Star Trek fan clubs, among the largest currently being STARFLEET International and the International Federation of Trekkers. STARFLEET: The International Star Trek Fan Association, Inc. ...


Some Trekkies regularly attend Star Trek conventions (called "cons"). Science fiction conventions are gatherings of the community of fans (called science fiction fandom) of various forms of speculative fiction including science fiction and fantasy. ...


There is a persistent stereotype that amongst Trekkies there are many speakers of the constructed Klingon language. The reality is less clear-cut, as some of its most fluent speakers are more language aficionados than people obsessed with Star Trek. Most Trekkies have no more than a basic vocabulary of Klingon, perhaps consisting of a few common words heard innumerable times over the series, while not having much knowledge of Klingon's syntax or precise phonetics. The Klingon language (tlhIngan Hol in Klingon) is the constructed language spoken by Klingons in the fictional Star Trek universe. ... For other uses, see Syntax (disambiguation). ... Phonetics (from the Greek word φωνή, phone meaning sound or voice) is the study of the sounds of human speech. ...


Trekkie in the news

During the 1996 Whitewater controversy, a bookbindery employee named Barbara Adams served as an alternate juror. During the trial Adams wore a Star Trek-inspired black and red Starfleet Command division uniform, including a badge, a phaser, and a tricorder.[2] Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... The Whitewater Controversy (also called the Whitewater scandal or simply Whitewater) was an American political controversy concerning the real estate dealings of Bill and Hillary Clinton and their associates in the Whitewater Development Agency during the 1970s and 1980s. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... In the Star Trek fictional universe, a phaser is a beam (or directed-energy) weapon most commonly used by the Federation Starfleet. ... Tricorders (TNG era) In the Star Trek universe, the tricorder is a handheld device used for scanning an area, interpreting and displaying data from scans to the user, and recording information to isolinear chips. ...


Adams was dismissed from the trial for conducting a sidewalk interview with the television program American Journal.[2] The major news media reported that she was dropped for wearing her Star Trek uniform to the trial. Adams noted she was dropped because she talked to a reporter of America Journal about her Trek uniform and not anything about the trial.[3] Although nothing was deemed as a trial enclosure violation, the rule was clearly stated: no juror was to communicate with the press in any manner.


Adams stated the judge at the trial was supportive of her. She said she believed in the principles expressed in Star Trek and found it an alternative to "mindless television" because it promotes tolerance, peace, and faith in mankind.[2]


She subsequently appeared in the documentaries Trekkies and Trekkies 2. Trekkies is a 1997 documentary film directed by Roger Nygard about the devoted fans of Gene Roddenberrys series Star Trek. ...


Parodies

In 1986 William Shatner performed in a famous sketch on Saturday Night Live. He played himself at a Star Trek convention at which he told the Trekkies to "get a life". "For crying out loud," Shatner elaborated, "it was just a TV show!"[4] At one point, he asked Jon Lovitz' Trekkie character, whom he assumed to be almost 30 years old, if he had ever kissed a girl, at which the character sadly hung his head. William Alan Shatner (born on March 22, 1931) is a Canadian actor who gained fame for playing James Tiberius Kirk of the USS Enterprise in the television show Star Trek from 1966 to 1969 and in seven of the subsequent movies. ... SNL redirects here. ... Jonathan Lovitz (born July 21, 1957 in Tarzana, California) is an American actor and comedian perhaps best known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live and for his show The Critic. ...


Trekkies have been parodied in several films, notably Galaxy Quest, a science fiction comedy very obviously modeled on the Star Trek franchise. The main character Jason Nesmith, representing William Shatner, repeats Shatner's 1986 statement when an avid fan asks him about the operation of the fictional vessel. Galaxy Quest is a 1999 comedy film written by Robert Gordon and David Howard and directed by Dean Parisot, starring Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Sam Rockwell, Daryl Mitchell and Tony Shalhoub. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ...


One episode of Futurama called "Where No Fan Has Gone Before" was dedicated to parodying Trekkies. It included a history whereby the Church of Star Trek had grown so strong that it needed to be abolished from the Galaxy and the words "Star Trek" were even outlawed. This article is about the television series. ... Where No Fan Has Gone Before is the eleventh episode of the fourth season of the animated series Futurama. ...


The 1998 film Free Enterprise chronicled the lives of two men who grew up worshipping Star Trek and emulating Captain Kirk. Most of the movie centers on William Shatner, playing a parody of himself, and how the characters wrestle with their relationships to Star Trek. Free Enterprise is a 1998 comedy/romance movie featuring William Shatner, directed by Robert Meyer Burnett and written by Mark A. Altman and Robert Meyer Burnett. ... Captain James T. Kirk James Tiberius Kirk, a fictional character in the Star Trek television series, was the captain of the starship Enterprise (NCC-1701 and NCC-1701-A). ...


The Broadway musical Avenue Q partially parodies Trekkies through the inclusion of a character named, appropriately enough, Trekkie Monster. This character is not a Trekkie, however, and is addicted to internet pornography. Avenue Q is a Tony award-winning musical that was conceived by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, who wrote the music and lyrics. ... Trekkie Monster Trekkie Monster is a character in the Broadway musical Avenue Q. He lives in a second floor apartment in a building on Avenue Q, which is a run-down street situated somewhere way out in Brooklyn or Queens in New York City. ... Internet pornography is pornography that is distributed via the Internet, primarily via websites, peer-to-peer file sharing, or Usenet newsgroups. ...


A Trekkie featured in one episode of the television show The West Wing, during which Josh Lyman confronts the temporary employee over her display of a Star Trek pin in the White House. “The West Wing” redirects here. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... For other uses, see White House (disambiguation). ...


Well-known Trekkies/Trekkers

  • Al Gore, forty-fifth Vice President of the United States, a prominent environmental activist, awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.[citation needed]
  • American conservative Alan Keyes (known best for his career runs for president) has stated his favorite television program is Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He once said about Star Trek, "There's something basically clean and decent and all-American about the respect for human dignity that Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry showed."[5]
  • Abdullah II of Jordan is a Star Trek fan, and appeared in an episode of Star Trek Voyager.
  • Freema Agyeman (Martha Jones in Doctor Who) watched Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and at least once attended a convention. [1]
  • Jason Alexander (George Costanza on Seinfeld) is a 'Trekkie'. He is knowledgable about The Original Series and played the part of Kurros in the Voyager episode Think Tank. Also, the actor appeared in the Brad Paisley 2007 music video "On-Line" with William Shartner where he is seen in Vulcan Ears wearing a "Beam Me Up" T-shirt.
  • Isaac Asimov, a close personal friend of Gene Roddenberry. In 1979 Asimov and his wife attended a private party held at his alma mater, Columbia University, to celebrate the pre-release of Star Trek: The Motion Picture.
  • Bill Bailey, comedian, named his child after the Deep Space Nine character Dax. "I may just have given him too much baggage," Bailey has joked. "I'll tell him he’s named after the German stock exchange."[6]
  • Tom Bergeron, host of Hollywood Squares and America's Funniest Home Videos, guest star on Enterprise.
  • John Barrowman, Torchwood and Doctor Who star is a fan of Deep Space Nine. [2]
  • Whoopi Goldberg, specifically requested a role in Star Trek: The Next Generation because the character of Uhura inspired her early acting career. She played the recurring role of an alien named Guinan on the TV show and in the film Star Trek: Generations.[7] She also had an uncredited appearance in Star Trek: Nemesis during the wedding scene towards the beginning of the movie.
  • Family Guy executive producer, David A. Goodman, is a major Star Trek fan. He has written an episode of Futurama entirely devoted to Star Trek, and later four episodes of Enterprise.
  • Matt Groening, the creator of The Simpsons and Futurama, claims to be a Star Trek fan himself by putting references in his two shows. He may not have been able to sit through an entire episode of The Original Series, but he has seen the first movie.
  • Tom Hanks, a fan since childhood. He is purported to know the name of every Next Generation episode.[8] He was considered for the role of Zefram Cochrane in Star Trek: First Contact, but had to turn it down due to a scheduling conflict.[9]
  • Stephen Hawking, who played himself (as a computer reconstruction) on the Next Generation episode "Descent".
  • Gabriel Köerner, a profilee in Trekkies who went on to guest star on The Drew Carey Show and as the "Star Trek Geek" on the game show Beat the Geeks, and is currently a visual effects animator who has worked on Ronald D. Moore's Battlestar Galactica reboot.
  • Lewis "Scooter" Libby: Yale classmate Donald Hindle said Libby had the "decidedly nonpolitical talent" of remembering all 79 Star Trek episodes and "knew all the titles, too."[10]
  • George Lucas has cited Trek as a significant influence in driving him to science fiction. He finds assertions that Star Wars is superior to Star Trek or vice versa distasteful, and has been dismissive of segments of the franchises' fan bases who argue over which franchise's technology would "win" in a hypothetical war.[citation needed]
  • Seth MacFarlane, the creator of Family Guy and American Dad!, is an avid fan. He has embedded dozens of Star Trek references onto his shows, and twice guest starred on Enterprise. He says his favorite Star Trek series is The Next Generation.
  • Eddie Murphy, who nearly starred in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. When his million-dollar contract with Paramount Pictures arrived to be signed by Murphy, he delayed signing it for nearly an hour because he was so engrossed with an episode of the original series.[11]
  • Brad Paisley, country singer. When a fan won a contest to spend the day with him in Las Vegas, one location Paisley took the fan was the Las Vegas Hilton's Star Trek: The Experience. As seen in a TV show documenting this contest, Brad proudly sat in the exhibit's captain's chair on the bridge of Enterprise-D. William Shatner, who played Captain Kirk, has appeared in several of Paisley's music videos, including 2007's "On-Line"; this song includes the line "I'm a Sci-Fi fanatic" and, in the video, Jason Alexander (playing the title character) is seen wearing Vulcan Ears and a "Beam Me Up" T-shirt while chatting on-line. Paisley also wrote and performed vocals for "Real", the closing song from Shatner's 2004 album Has Been.
  • Bob Rajic, who had cosmetic surgery to look like William Shatner and was the subject of the film Auto Destruct: One Man's Obsession with William Shatner[citation needed]
  • Frank Sinatra "never missed" The Next Generation.[8]
  • Bryan Singer, director of The Usual Suspects, the first two X-Men films and Superman Returns. Singer had a brief cameo as a bridge officer in Star Trek Nemesis.
  • Christian Slater, who had a cameo as an officer on the USS Excelsior in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.
  • Matt Stone and Trey Parker are Star Trek fans and have put many references to the franchise in South Park.
  • Bjo Trimble, who helped spearhead the letter writing campaign that convinced NBC to continue Star Trek for a third season.
  • D'arcy Wretzky, former bassist of the Smashing Pumpkins, said she was "a big 'Star Trek' fan, but I'm not into the conventions or the ears or anything like that."[12]
  • Oregon Congressional Representative David Wu delivered a heavily Trek-infused speech to the House of Representatives on January 10, 2007.[13]
  • Kelsey Grammer is a Star Trek fan. He guest starred on the Next Generation episode "Cause and Effect" and had Patrick Stewart and Brent Spiner each guest star in two episodes of his show Frasier.
  • David Peckinpah was a big trekkie and never missed The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, and Voyager.[citation needed]

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References and footnotes

  1. ^ The word "trekkie" is found in the Concise Oxford Dictionary.
  2. ^ a b c "Judge Beams Trekkie Juror from Whitewater case", a CNN story from March 14, 1996
  3. ^ Interview with Mike Jerrick on Sci-Fi Channel's information fandom news series Sci-Fi Buzz
  4. ^ Zoglin, Richard. "Trekking Onward", Time, Nov 28, 1994.
  5. ^ Pallasch, Abdon. "Despite His National Reputation, Keyes Struggles to Find His Niche", Chicago Sun-Times, 2004-10-10, pp. 28. 
  6. ^ Bill Bailey interview | The List
  7. ^ Special Features. Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 2 DVD Boxset.
  8. ^ a b Appleyard, Bryan. "Patrick Stewart: Keep on trekkin'." The Times: 2007/11/04.
  9. ^ Pascale, Anthony. "Grunberg: ‘Amazing Actors’ Want To Be In Star Trek XI", TrekMovie.com, August 23, 2006
  10. ^ As trial begins, Cheney's ex-aide is still a puzzle - International Herald Tribune
  11. ^ Nimoy, Leonard. I Am Spock. 1995 mass market paperback edition: pp 257-258.
  12. ^ "Raves: D'arcy of the Smashing Pumpkins. Rolling Stone Magazine, 1996/03/07. Available at http://www.starla.org/articles/rave.htm Retrieved on 2007/09/23
  13. ^ http://temp.tehsuck.net/index.php?p=-6561071632411148077
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