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Originial cast of Star Trek - back row : George Takei (Sulu) ... Nichelle Nichols (Uhura) ... James Doohan,"Scotty" front row : Walter Koenig, (Chekov) ... DeForest Kelley (Dr. "Bones" McCoy) ... William Shatner (Capt. James T. Kirk) ... Leonard Nemoy (Mr. Spock) -

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William Shatner wants Star Trek TV return

Star Trek has significantly influenced culture over the decades. The original show spawned multiple other series and movies. The original series actually featured the first multi-racial kiss on television. Science, engineering, and interest in space in society were influenced by Star Trek. Let alone the phrase “Beam me up, Scotty.”

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Original Star Trek Cast Meets Current Cast

Every time I see classic! Star Trek, I have to wonder why all the men are wearing eye makeup. O.o

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Nyota Uhura (Communications Officer, Star Trek) played by Nichelle Nichols. In the 60s she was one of first actors of African descent to be featured in a meaningful role in an american TV series.

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The original "Star Trek" television series ran for just three seasons (1966-1969), but it made an indelible impact on viewers, fans and American culture.

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