Star Trek fans celebrate show’s 50 year anniversary

Star Trek fans are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the iconic television show. On Twitter they’re being encouraged to join the fun with a selfie. Tweet yours @WHNT or email it to us at You can also upload your picture directly to the website using the “submit your photo” button below.

star-trek-profile1Facebook is also celebrating. It’s offering a filter you can add to your profile picture. You can do so using this link to the overlay option. There are four options to choose from.

Some of the franchise’s biggest names — including William Shatner, Brent Spiner, Jeri Ryan, Michael Dorn and Scott Bakula — took a moment to say Happy Birthday.