Category:Star Trek: The Original Series characters
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The following 72 pages are in this category, out of 72 total, this list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 72 pages are in this category, out of 72 total, this list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Christine Chapel – Portrayed by Majel Barrett, she was the ships nurse on board the Starfleet starship USS Enterprise. Barrett had previously been cast under her name as Number One in the first pilot for the series, The Cage. But following feedback from the Network executives, she was not in the cast for the second pilot, the character made her first appearance in The Naked Time following a re-write of the script by Roddenberry. He had been inspired after Barrett read a proposal for the episode What Are Little Girls Made Of. the change of color caused Roddenberry to believe that NBC executives might not notice that Barrett had returned against their wishes. The character was featured in episodes covering several broad themes, such as showing her feelings for Spock. By the time of The Motion Picture, Chapel was a Doctor and during the events of The Voyage Home, she was stationed at Starfleet Command. Executive producer Robert H. Justman was initially critical of Barrett’s performance as Chapel, Barrett herself was not fond of the Chapel character, and David Gerrold felt that she only served to demonstrate Spocks emotionless behavior. Critics saw the character as being a degradation for Barrett compared to her first character, while the position of nurse was seen as a stereotype, the characters promotion to doctor was praised. Among fans, she was unpopular due to her feelings for Spock. Prior to working on Star Trek, Gene Roddenberry had been developing a variety of pilots for Screen Gems. One actress he auditioned was Majel Leigh Hudec, later to use the name Majel Barrett, later when he created the drama series The Lieutenant, he cast her in the episode In the Highest Tradition. They quickly became friends, and entered into a relationship although Roddenberry was married at the time. During the development of the first pilot for Star Trek, The Original Series, there was reluctance from the NBC executives to agree to an actress who was almost unknown. Roddenberry did see other actresses for the part, but no one else was considered, executive producer Herbert Franklin Solow attempted to sell them on the idea that a fresh face would bring believability to the part, but they were aware that she was Roddenberrys girlfriend. Despite this they agreed to her casting, not wanting to upset Roddenberry at this point in the production, after the pilot was rejected, a second pilot was produced. While it was explained that the network disliked a female character as the second-in-command of the Enterprise. He explained that No one liked her acting and she was a nice woman, but the reality was, she couldnt act. Where No Man Has Gone Before successfully took Star Trek to a series order, Barrett had been given the role of voicing the computer on the USS Enterprise, but was demanding that Roddenberry write her into the main cast
2. Pavel Chekov – Pavel Andreievich Chekov is a fictional character in the Star Trek universe. Walter Koenig portrayed Chekov in the second and third seasons of the original Star Trek series, anton Yelchin portrayed the character in the 2009 Star Trek reboot film and two sequels, Star Trek Into Darkness and Star Trek Beyond. Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry wanted to include a younger cast member, with a second season of Star Trek to be produced, Roddenberry interviewed Walter Koenig on the recommendation of director Joseph Pevney. Roddenberry had previously mentioned, in a memo to his casting director and we badly need a young man aboard the Enterprise -- we need youthful attitudes and perspectives. Chekov can be used potently here, in actuality, Koenig is only five years younger than co-stars Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner. The episode Amok Time, which was the first episode aired during the season, was Chekovs first television appearance. Because of budgetary constraints the character did not appear in the animated Star Trek, Pavel Andreievich Chekov was born in 2241 in Russia and is a young and naïve ensign who first appears on-screen in The Original Series’ second season as the Enterprises navigator. According to Roddenberry, he is a capable young man—almost Spocks equal in some areas. An honor graduate of the Space Academy, Chekov also substitutes for Mr. Spock at the science officer station when necessary. His promotion to lieutenant for Star Trek, The Motion Picture brings with it his transfer as the tactical officer. By the events of Star Trek II, The Wrath of Khan, in that film, Khan Noonien Singh uses a creature that wraps itself around Chekovs cerebral cortex to control him and his captain. Chekov overcomes the mind control and serves as Enterprise tactical officer in the films climactic battle. Although Khan recognizes Chekov in the film, the Chekov character is not a part of the crew during Space Seed. Adaptations, From Text to Screen, Screen to Text calls this the apparent gaffe notorious throughout Star Trek fandom, Koenig joked that Khan remembers Chekov from the episode after he takes too long in a restroom Khan wants to use. Chekov is an accomplice in Kirks theft of the Enterprise to rescue Spock in Star Trek III, The Search for Spock and he serves as navigator aboard the Enterprise-A during the events of Star Trek V, The Final Frontier and Star Trek VI, The Undiscovered Country. The characters final appearance is as a guest aboard the Enterprise-B on its maiden voyage in Star Trek Generations. Spinoff novels show a continued career path, but these are not considered canon in the Star Trek universe, novels written by William Shatner detail that Chekov reaches the rank of Admiral, and even serves as Commander in Chief of Starfleet. The 2009 Star Trek film creates a timeline in the franchise
3. Zefram Cochrane – Zefram Cochrane is a fictional character in the Star Trek universe. Created by writer Gene L. Coon, the character first appeared in the 1967 Star Trek episode Metamorphosis, James Cromwell later played Cochrane in the 1996 feature film Star Trek, First Contact and the 2001 Star Trek, Enterprise pilot, Broken Bow. Footage of Cromwell from Star Trek, First Contact was used in the Enterprise episode In a Mirror, Darkly, Cochrane was born in 2030, according to Star Trek, First Contact. He constructed humanitys first warp-capable vessel, the Phoenix, in Bozeman, Montana and he started the project for financial gain, and found the accounts of his future accolades as told by the crew of the Enterprise-E from the future deeply disturbing. On April 5,2063, Cochrane made Earths first warp flight, the Phoenixs warp flight was detected by a Vulcan survey ship, the TPlana Hath, which then makes peaceful first contact with humans, including Cochrane, at the Phoenixs launch site. The aphorism Dont try to be a man, just be a man. And let history make its own judgments, is attributed to Cochrane, who is said to have uttered it in 2073. The Phoenixs launch facility became a historical monument, a 20-meter marble statue was erected there, depicting Cochrane heroically reaching toward the future. Cochranes name became revered among humans, with universities, cities. Enterprise-D and Enterprise-E Chief Engineer Geordi La Forge, for example, according to the original Star Trek episode Metamorphosis, Cochrane was presumed dead after disappearing from Alpha Centauri in 2117. James T. Nancy Hedford, who was traveling with the three Starfleet officers, is an ill Federation commissioner, the Companion, who loves Cochrane, merges with the commissioner, ridding her of her illness and providing the Companion with a corporeal form. The combined entity no longer has power to force Cochrane to stay with her, before departing, Kirk, Spock and McCoy promise not to reveal Cochranes existence. In the Mirror Universe, rather than reciprocating the Vulcans peaceful greeting, Cochrane, humans conquer other worlds as part of the brutal Terran Empire. In Metamorphosis, Cochrane was played by Glenn Corbett, who was 34 at the time of that episodes airing. In Star Trek, First Contact, Cochrane was played by the 56-year-old James Cromwell, at a point when the character, in 2063, the novel suggested he retired to Alpha Centauri at some point between his first warp flight and his disappearance. This follows a suggestion made in the Star Trek Chronology, on the humans could not have settled the Alpha Centauri system prior to the warp drives invention. In the novel, Cochranes warp experiments are the result of a mysterious billionaires financial and his self-identification with Alpha Centauri results from it being the destination of his first warp voyage and his subsequent founding role in the first colony in the system. His lifes story beyond his encounter with Kirk at Gamma Canaris in Metamorphosis is depicted up to his death during the events of the season of Star Trek
4. Garth of Izar – Whom Gods Destroy is a third season episode of the original science fiction television series, Star Trek. It is episode #69, production #71, and was broadcast on January 3,1969 and it was written by Lee Erwin, based on a story by Lee Erwin and Jerry Sohl, and directed by Herb Wallerstein. The title is based on a spoken by Prometheus in Henry Wadsworth Longfellows poem, The Masque of Pandora, Whom the gods would destroy. This episode was withdrawn by the BBC in the UK because of plot elements during the initial run in 1971 and was not shown until a repeat run in January 1994. In this episode, Captain Kirk faces off with a demented shape-shifting starship captain determined to control the universe and they carry a shipment of medicine to be used to cure the patients. Captain Kirk and First Officer Spock beam down with the shipment and he gives them a brief tour, where one of the inmates, an Orion female named Marta, warns the two that Cory is not who they think he is. Too late, they discover the real Cory imprisoned in a cell, when Garth threatened to attack Antos, his crew mutinied and stranded him. Despite his fall from grace, Kirk has looked up to Garth as one of his personal heroes, Kirk and Spock are imprisoned, and Garth, taking on Kirks form, tries to have Chief Engineer Scott beam him back aboard. However, Scott refuses when Garth fails to give the response to a chess-based passphrase challenge. Garth tries to learn the required passphrase by first treating Kirk and Spock to an opulent dinner with himself, despite bragging about his own infamy before his fall to Kirk, Kirk refuses to give over the code. Garth then turns to torturing both Doctor Cory, and then Kirk, but the latter remains steadfast, finally, Garth has Marta attempt to seduce Kirk, but Spock arrives and subdues her. The two make contact with the ship, and again Scott challenges them with the passphrase, Kirk, sensing something amiss, instructs Spock to provide it, forcing Garth, disguised as Spock, to reveal his ploy. Kirk is again captured, and he is forced to watch Garth crown himself Master of the Universe in front of the other inmates and he demonstrates his power by killing Marta with an explosive he planted on her body. The explosion gives Spock enough time to disable his guard, acquire a phaser, on entering a control room, Spock finds two Kirks in front on him. The two accuse the other of being Garth, and attempt to play knowledge of famous Starfleet battles to prove their identity. One Kirk finally orders Spock to stun them both, Spock realizes that this could only be an order the real Kirk would give, and stuns the other one, who is revealed to be truly Garth. Garth is put into custody, and Doctor Cory begins administration of the drugs to put Garth and the other inmates on track for recovery
5. Joachim (Star Trek) – The official Star Trek site maintained by Paramount Pictures describes Joachim as a genetically superior blonde-haired young man. The script for Star Trek II, The Wrath of Khan describes Joachim as the largest and brightest of Khans group. In contrast, Greg Coxs non-canon novels The Eugenics Wars and To Reign in Hell, The Exile of Khan Noonien Singh depict Joachim as the son of Joaquin and another SS Botany Bay survivor, Suzette Ling. In Coxs books, Joachim and the others who accompany Khan in Star Trek II were born in exile on Ceti Alpha V, Paramount Pictures official Star Trek website maintains separate entries for Joaquin and Joachim. Mark Tobin played Joaquin in Space Seed and he also played a Klingon in the episode Day of the Dove. In Star Trek II, The Wrath of Khan, Joachim was played by Judson Scott, however, Scotts name does not appear in the credits. According to TV Guide, Scotts agent was in negotiations with Paramount Pictures to get Scott high billing, but the tactic backfired and Scott wound up with no credit at all. While this was one of several Star Trek roles for Scott, he, made his most memorable Trek appearance as Khans son, Joachim, in Star Trek, The Wrath of Khan. Not only did he get a role in the best Star Trek movie ever. The two entered into a friendship which is alive and well today. Recently, when Ricardo received an achievement award, Judson was the presenter. Scott also played a Brekkan in Star Trek, The Next Generations Symbiosis, Scott still makes appearances at science fiction conventions and has his own fan club composed mostly of Star Trek fans. Joaquin was born in the 20th century on Earth, in 1993, Khan is among 40 supermen who seize control of Earth. Khan, along with Joaquin and his disciples, ruled Southeast Asia. According to dialog in the Star Trek, Enterprise episode Borderland, in the wake of this turmoil, Khan, Joaquin, and 82 other followers escaped Earth aboard the SS Botany Bay, a modified freighter that carried them in suspended animation for nearly 300 years. In the Star Trek episode Space Seed, the crew of the USS Enterprise discovers the Botany Bay adrift with its still in suspended animation. After being revived, Khan woos Lieutenant Marla McGivers and, with her help, revives Joaquin, after briefly taking control of the Enterprise, Captain James T. Kirk exiles Khan and his followers—including Joaquin and McGivers—to Ceti Alpha V, fifteen years later, Khan and his followers escape Ceti Alpha V by taking control of the USS Reliant with Joachim at the helm
6. Kahless – Kahless the Unforgettable is a fictional character in the Star Trek universe. He is portrayed in Star Trek, The Original Series by Robert Herron and in Star Trek, Kahless is a messianic figure in Klingon history, who unified the Klingon people and became the first Klingon emperor. The Klingons’ most important symbol of leadership, Kahless said that Klingons should fight not just to shed blood, the story of Kahless is a cornerstone of Klingon mythology and religion. He fashioned the sword with his own hands, by dropping a lock of his hair into the lava from the Kristak Volcano and twisting it into a blade. Another epic story relates how Kahless fought his brother, Morath, for days and twelve nights because Morath had lied. Kahless is also said to have fought off an entire army single-handedly at Three Turn Bridge, despite the emphasis on his victories in battle, Kahless was not known as merely a great warrior, but also as a great lover. One day, five hundred warriors stormed the Great Hall at Qam-Chee, only the Emperor Kahless and the Lady Lukara stood their ground. Together, they fought through the night and one by one the attacking warriors fell, finally, after many hours, and with the Great Hall ankle-deep in blood, they emerged victorious, and made passionate love. So began the greatest romance in Klingon history, the ruse was scuttled by Worf, son of Mogh, who learned the truth and subsequently arranged for the new Kahless II to occupy a ceremonial position as a figurehead “emperor” in the Klingon Empire. An image of Kahless was encountered in the Star Trek episode The Savage Curtain, in the Excalbian Yarnek’s study of good versus evil, Kahless was one of the evil images alongside Zora, Colonel Phillip Green and Genghis Khan. Abraham Lincoln and Surak of Vulcan represented good and assisted Kirk, played by actor Robert Herron, this Kahless also appeared as the typical original series-era smooth forehead Klingon. The stories of Kahless are the origin myth of the Klingon people, passed down from generation to generation, these stories remind the Klingon people of their origin and identity. Klingons study these stories for all of their lives, many find new truths in every time. Many of these stories are held within the texts, a few exclusively. Nevertheless, they remain a part of Klingon lore. The following stories are portions and excerpts of song and lore surrounding the life of Kahless, Long ago, everyone took protection within the walls except one man who remained outside. Kahless went to him and asked what he was doing, I am not afraid, the man said. I will not hide my face behind stone and mortar, I will stand before the wind and make it respect me
7. James T. Kirk – James Tiberius Jim Kirk is a fictional character in the Star Trek franchise. Kirk first appears in Star Trek, The Original Series and has portrayed in numerous films, books, comics, webisodes. As the captain of the starship USS Enterprise, Kirk leads his crew as they explore where no man has gone before, often, the characters of Spock and Leonard McCoy act as his logical and emotional sounding boards, respectively. Kirk, played by William Shatner, first appears in the broadcast pilot episode, The Man Trap, Shatner continued in the role for the shows three seasons, and later provided the voice of the animated version of Kirk in Star Trek, The Animated Series. Shatner returned to the role for Star Trek, The Motion Picture, chris Pine portrays a young version of the character in the 2009 reboot Star Trek film, with Jimmy Bennett playing Kirk as a child. Pine reprised his role in Star Trek Into Darkness and in Star Trek Beyond, other actors have played the character in fan-created media, and the character has been the subject of multiple spoofs and satires. The character has been praised for his leadership traits and criticized for his relationships with women, James Tiberius Kirk was born in Riverside, Iowa, where he was raised by his parents, George and Winona Kirk. Although born on Earth, Kirk lived for a time on Tarsus IV, James Kirks brother, George Samuel Kirk, is first mentioned in What Are Little Girls Made Of. and introduced and killed in Operation, Annihilate. Kirk was granted a commission as an ensign and posted to advanced training aboard the USS Republic. He was then promoted to lieutenant junior grade and returned to Starfleet Academy as a student instructor, students could either think or sink in his class, and Kirk himself was a stack of books with legs. Upon graduating in the top five percent, Kirk was promoted to lieutenant and he received his first command, a spaceship roughly equivalent to a destroyer, while still quite young. Kirk became Starfleets youngest captain after receiving command of the USS Enterprise for a five-year mission, Kirks most significant relationships in the television series are with first officer Spock and chief medical officer Dr. Leonard Bones McCoy. McCoy is someone to whom Kirk unburdens himself and is a foil to Spock, robert Jewett and John Shelton Lawrences The Myth of the American Superhero describes Kirk as a hard-driving leader who pushes himself and his crew beyond human limits. Terry J. Erdman and Paula M, although Kirk throughout the series becomes romantically involved with various women, when confronted with a choice between a woman and the Enterprise, his ship always won. Roddenberry wrote in a memo that Kirk is not afraid of being fallible. J. M. Dillards novel The Lost Years describes Kirks promotion to rear admiral, in Star Trek, The Motion Picture, Kirk is chief of Starfleet operations, and he takes command of the Enterprise from Captain Willard Decker. Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberrys novelization of The Motion Picture depicts Kirk married to a Starfleet officer killed during a transporter accident. At the beginning of Star Trek II, The Wrath of Khan, Kirk takes command of the Enterprise from Captain Spock to pursue his enemy from Space Seed, the movie introduces Kirks son, David Marcus
8. Leonard McCoy – Bones McCoy is a character in the American science fiction franchise Star Trek. Karl Urban assumed the role of the character in the 2009 film Star Trek, McCoy was born in Atlanta, Georgia, January 20,2227. In 2266, McCoy was posted as chief officer of the USS Enterprise under Captain James T. Kirk. McCoy and Kirk are good friends, even brotherly, the passionate, sometimes cantankerous McCoy frequently argues with Kirks other confidant, science officer Spock, and occasionally is bigoted toward Spocks Vulcan heritage. McCoy often plays the role of Kirks conscience, offering a counterpoint to Spocks logic, McCoy is suspicious of technology, especially the transporter. As a physician, he prefers less intrusive treatment and believes in the bodys innate recuperative powers, the characters nickname, Bones, is a play on sawbones, an epithet for physicians qualified as surgeons. Kirk orders McCoys commission reactivated in Star Trek, The Motion Picture, Spock transfers his katra—his knowledge and experience—into McCoy before dying in Star Trek II, The Wrath of Khan. This causes mental anguish for McCoy, who in Star Trek III, McCoy Kirks crew aboard the in Star Trek IV, The Voyage Home. In Star Trek V, The Final Frontier, McCoy reveals that he helped his father commit suicide to him of his pain. Shortly after the suicide, a cure was found for his fathers disease, Kelley reprised the role for the Encounter at Farpoint pilot episode of Star Trek, The Next Generation, insisting upon no more than the minimum Screen Actors Guild payment for his appearance. In the Star Trek, The Animated Series episode The Survivor, McCoy mentions he has a daughter, chekovs friend Irina in the original series episode The Way to Eden was originally written as McCoys daughter, but changed before the episode was shot. This line, improvised by Urban, explains how McCoy earned the nickname Bones, McCoy later helps get Kirk posted aboard the USS Enterprise. Kelley had worked with Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry on previous television pilots, however, for the rejected pilot The Cage, Roddenberry went with director Robert Butlers choice of John Hoyt to play Dr. Philip Boyce. For the second pilot, Where No Man Has Gone Before, although Roddenberry wanted Kelley to play the character of ships doctor, he did not put Kelleys name forward to NBC, the network never rejected the actor as Roddenberry sometimes suggested. Kelleys first broadcast appearance as Doctor Leonard McCoy was in The Man Trap, Kelley was apprehensive about Star Treks future, telling Roddenberry that the show was going to be the biggest hit or the biggest miss God ever made. Kelley portrayed McCoy throughout the original Star Trek series and voiced the character in the animated Star Trek, fontana said that while Roddenberry created the series, Kelley essentially created McCoy, everything done with the character was done with Kelleys input. Exquisite chemistry among Kelley, William Shatner, and Leonard Nimoy manifested itself in their performances as McCoy, Kirk and science officer Spock, respectively. For the 2009 film Star Trek, writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman saw McCoy as an arbiter in Kirk and they chose to reveal that McCoy befriended Kirk first, explaining the bias in their friendship and why he would often be a little dismissive of Spock
9. Number One (Star Trek) – She performs the same role for Pike as Spock later does for Kirk. Although not shown on-screen, it is implied that Number One briefly takes command of the Enterprise when Captain Pike and she later beams down to the planet several times herself. During The Cage, Number One proves to her captors that humans would rather die than be slaves. The character was played by Majel Barrett, who went on to play Nurse Christine Chapel in the original Star Trek and Lwaxana Troi in Star Trek, The Next Generation, the character appears only in the unaired pilot and in the footage used in The Menagerie. Since the very first Star Trek episode, some have interpreted her title as being a proper name, One Star Trek novel, Vulcans Glory, mentions her being the top intellect of her generation, hence her name, and that she was from the planet Ilyria. Number One is a term applied to the Executive Officer of a ship. In Star Trek, The Next Generation, Captain Jean-Luc Picard frequently uses the title Number One to address his first officer, Kirk never referred on-screen to his executive officer Mr. In the Star Trek, Early Voyages comic book series she is called Lieutenant Commander Robbins, a character stating her first name is interrupted, in one issue, and we know only it starts with Eu-. In March 2009, IDW Publishing launched Star Trek, Crew, in keeping with the ongoing mystery regarding her name, the comic never refers to the character by any name, and often uses tricks of dialogue to avoid identifying her beyond her rank. Although no Star Trek comic books are considered canon, the series Early Voyages fleshed out the characters and story from The Cage, in this series, she is depicted much as she is in The Cage, and often finds herself taking command in the captains absence. Her surname is given as Robbins, Pike is interrupted when saying her first name, which starts with Eure--. Close to the end of the series, she was offered a promotion to the rank of captain and she turned it down, opting to stay aboard the Enterprise. Soon afterwards, Robert April, the captain of the Enterprise. During the mission, April gave reckless orders which led to Number One nearly being killed, much like the comic books, all novels based on Star Trek are not considered canon. Peter Davids original book series, Star Trek, New Frontier and her name is Morgan Primus, and she is the mother of Robin Lefler, a regular character in the series. New Frontier greatly fleshes out the character, assuming that she is, in fact and she frequently changed her name throughout her life, taking new identities each time so that no one would realize her immortality. She left her husband and daughter, Robin, and faked her death and she then changed her last name to Primus. Years later, the Excalibur finds her in a prison on a planet in sector 221-G, upon hearing of the impending arrival of a Starfleet ship, she expresses hope that it isnt the Enterprise, which she still mistakenly believed her daughter was serving on
10. Christopher Pike (Star Trek) – Christopher Pike is a character in the Star Trek science fiction franchise. He was portrayed by Jeffrey Hunter in the original Star Trek pilot episode, The Cage, the pilot was rejected, and the character was dropped during development of the second pilot when Hunter decided that he did not want to continue with the series. Sean Kenney portrayed Pike in new footage filmed for a subsequent Star Trek episode, The Menagerie, Bruce Greenwood portrays Pike in the 2009 film Star Trek and its 2013 sequel, Star Trek Into Darkness. According to dialogue in The Cage, he is from the city of Mojave on Earth, Pike is the second captain of the USS Enterprise NCC-1701 and the first to be shown in Star Trek canon. The animated Star Trek series reveals that Captain Robert April predated Pike, Pike took command of the USS Enterprise in the year 2252, at the age of 38, taking over command from Robert April, who commanded the Enterprise for nine years. Meanwhile, the Enterprise is en route to Vega Colony to drop off wounded crew members when it receives a call from the survey vessel SS Columbia. Pike orders the ship diverted to Talos IV to rescue survivors, Pike soon learns that all but one of the survivors are illusions created by the Talosians in order to lure the Enterprise crew to Talos IV. The Talosians make every effort to provide sexual fantasies that they hope will appeal to Pike, using Vina, the only real Columbia survivor, as the object of desire. After Pike escapes from his cell with the aid of his first officer, Number One, and Yeoman J. M. Colt. The Talosians saved her life after the Columbia crashed, but they had no guide on how to repair a human body, Pike requests that the Talosians restore her illusion of beauty and the Enterprise leaves Talos IV. At some point prior to The Menagerie, Pike is promoted to fleet captain and his only means of communicating is through a light on the chair, one flash meaning yes and two flashes indicating no. In The Menagerie, the Enterprise, now under the command of Captain James T. Kirk, Spock undergoes court-martial, with his evidence presented during the trial being footage from The Cage. At the two-part episodes conclusion, it is revealed that the procedure was a Talosian-generated illusion to ensure that the Enterprise reached Talos. The Talosians invite Captain Pike to spend the remainder of his life among them, unfettered by his natural body, Pike accepts the offer and Spock, now cleared of all charges, sees him off. The Talosians then show Captain Kirk an image of Pike in perfect health, Pike is referenced in the episode Mirror, Mirror. An alternate-universe version of Captain Kirk reportedly assassinated Pike to become captain of the ISS Enterprise. In the Star Trek, The Next Generation episode The Most Toys, Captain Pike appears in the 2009 reboot Star Trek, this time portrayed by Bruce Greenwood. In the film, Pike encourages a young, directionless James T, Kirk to follow in the footsteps of his hero father and enlist in Starfleet