Englischer Originaltext der Einleitung. Direkt übersetzt etwa: Weltraum. Die ultimative Grenze/letzte Herausforderung. Dies sind die Reisen des Raumschiffs Enterprise. Seine 5Jahre dauernde Mission: neue Welten zu erforschen, neues Leben und neue Zivilisationen zu entdecken. Wagemutig zu gehen, wohin kein Mensch seinen Fuß gesetzt hat.
Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy Leonard Nimoy: "When Karl Urban introduced himself as Leonard McCoy and shook hands with Chris Pine [as Captain Kirk], I burst into tears. I thought that performance of his would be so moving, so touching, so powerful, as Dr. McCoy that I think [DeForest Kelley] would be smiling, and maybe in tears as well."
the Original Series had a predominantly female fanbase, and during its initial run, was widely mocked and dismissed by mainstream (i.e., male) science fiction fans as being fake sci-fi for girls. It’s difficult to overstate the influence women had on the franchise in its early days; most of the early Star Trek conventions were organised by and for women, and those same organisers were responsible for the massive letter-writing campaign that prevented the show from being cancelled