Discovery's Captain Pike

Captain Pike has now been played by 4 actors in the official Star Trek TV series and movies:

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  • Jeffrey Hunter in the original Star Trek pilot episode, "The Cage"
  • Sean Kenney as Fleet Captain Pike (in a wheelchair)  in The Original Series' only 2-part episode, "The Menagerie

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Star Trek Discovery Logo

James Kirk took command of the Enterprise in 2265 for a single 5-year mission, a period that is now referred to as The Original Series (TOS) era.

Star Trek: Discovery is supposed to be set 10 years before TOS which sets it in 2255.

But looking at the recent trailers for the new show, it …

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Happy 49th Birthday Star trek

September 8, 1966 saw a new science fiction show appear on the NBC channel  in the USA - Star Trek. It didn't air in the UK (on BBC) until 12 July 1969. As we all know, it ran for 3 seasons and the rest is history.

It's creator, Gene Roddenberry, had drafted a proposal for …

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