Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds. To seek out new life and new civilizations. To boldly go where no man has gone before!

Star Trek

Set in the 23rd century, Star Trek follows the crew of the starship Enterprise led by Captain James T. Kirk, First Officer Mr. Spock, and Chief Medical Officer Leonard McCoy.

The Smoking Gun

Roddenberry had extensive experience in writing Westerns and, famously, pitched the show to the network as a “Wagon Train to the stars.”