“Space – the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise...”
Back in 1966, one man had a dream. A dream that would go on to become one of the most iconic sci-fi worlds ever. Exploring the galaxy and beyond, peaceful explorers would be able to tell allegorical stories about contemporary American politics. Gene Roddenberry’s original vision changed the world in multiple ways, from inspiring real-world inventions to creating tropes used across fiction today, and not just in science fiction. In the 49 years since Star Trek first aired, our screens have been treated to five live-action TV shows, one animated series, and twelve films (soon to be thirteen), but exactly where did it all start?