Star Trek is no doubt one of the most popular TV series of all time. It’s attracted viewers from all over the world, and the show is still in production today. While many of the characters have changed over the years, the basic storyline remains the same. Today, we’re going to present you with some interesting facts about Star Trek most people don’t know. We’ve also added a cool infographic you’ll want to check out.

An episode of Star Trek was banned in Ireland

An episode of Star Trek in which it is claimed that Ireland won their independence from the UK in 2024 was banned in the country. The script writers claimed they became an independent nation after a successful terrorist campaign. So, it’s easy to see why the government were less than impressed.

Teleportation was used to save money

During the early days of Star Trek, the creators decided to use teleportation in the episodes to save money. They determined it was much cheaper than creating large planet scenes for landing spaceships.

Star Trek created the first mobile phones

The original flip phone design was based on the communicator devices used in the first series of Star Trek. The show also played a hand in creating the first e-Reader devices. There is an early episode in which Captain Kirk uses one in the medical bay.

Do you want to know more about Star Trek and its incredible history? Keep scrolling down and the infographic should provide answers to all your questions. We hope you enjoyed reading this post! See you next time!


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