Sci-fi franchises like Star Wars and Star Trek are purported to be technologically and scientifically advanced. So why is there still so much mystery around reproductive health, pregnancy, childbirth, etc.?
From Next Generation characters appearing on Voyager to the Deep Space Nine crew making a trip to The Original Series time period, the various Star Trek series have crossed paths numerous times over the years.
The creative team behind Star Trek Beyond wanted to honor original series star George Takei (plus provide some diversity) by making the younger version of his character gay. But it turns out Takei is actually not a fan of the decision.
The Smithsonian has had a screen-used model of the Star Trek Enterprise for more than 40 years, and now the famed museum is pulling it out of the basement and putting it out on full display. With a few upgrades, of course.