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Steve McQueen had a need for speed and found racing to be relaxing

McQueen liked to go fast. Over 150 mph in a race car kind of fast.

Star Trek's DeForest Kelley thought about becoming a real doctor

The 'Star Trek' doctor once considered becoming a doctor in real life! Dr. McCoy reporting for duty.

5 must-see ''Voyager'' episodes for fans of Captain Janeway

In celebration of Star Trek: Voyager's 28th anniversary, take a look at some standout episodes from Captain Janeway.

10 fascinating facts about Wanted: Dead or Alive star, Steve McQueen

"The King of Cool" was just that. A really cool cowboy who had a love for adventure... and a need for speed.

Clint Eastwood was a big name in Italy during the '60s

Westerns weren't just for Americans. It turns out, Italians loved 'Rawhide' star Clint Eastwood.

Rawhide's Paul Brinegar had a beard that made headlines in the '60s

Paul Brinegar was a big deal in the '60s, and apparently so was his beard.

Spock's ears caught the attention of many people, just not in the way he expected

Mr. Spock had a dedicated fan base, with or without the ears.

R.I.P. Maggie Thrett, stunning humanoid from Star Trek

Thrett stood out in an early and memorable episode of The Original Series.

Star Trek changed Nichelle Nichols' mind about the space program

The 'Star Trek' legend who spent her days in space once opposed the space program.

R.I.P. Diane McBain, Pinky Pinkston from Batman, costar in Elvis movie ''Spinout''

McBain was signed to her first contract in the television industry as a teenager.

A 1963 car crash left Richard Boone severely hurt

Police reported that Boone had a possible broken nose and ribs. Yet, despite the setback, he appeared in a film a year later.

5 of the wildest pieces of vintage Star Trek merch

Who doesn't want a sad Spock staring at them from across the room?

10 new things we learned about Star Trek from a 1976 issue of 'Starlog' magazine

The network had some rather ridiculous suggestions.

Newcomers' Guide to Old TV: 'Wonder Woman' in 5 essential episodes

Love the new movie? Here's where to start with the 1970s classic.

JAG was inspired by the first women to serve on a Navy combat ship

The series was pitched as 'Top Gun' meets 'A Few Good Men.'

8 actors who were almost cast in 'Star Trek: Voyager'

Find out which three were up for Seven of Nine.

11 celebrities who were almost cast on 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine'

Darth Vader as the Captain? Say it ain't Sisko!

The saddest Christmas stories we ever saw were on classic TV westerns

You need plenty of Kleenex to get through the holiday episodes of 'Wagon Train,' 'Bonanza' and more.

8 logical facts about Leonard Nimoy

With a quirky sense of humor and an aversion to taking himself too seriously, Nimoy was a favorite among Star Trek fans.

15 tiny details you probably overlooked from 'Star Trek: The Next Generation'

From fishy guest stars to crafty props, boldly explore 'TNG' as you never have before.

Dennis the Menace actor Jay North made his debut as a boy with a Christmas wish in Wanted Dead or Alive

A year before he began menacing Mr. Wilson, Jay North hired Josh Randall for a special assignment.

Did you know the modern 'Hawaii Five-0' brought back Jack Lord via CGI?

It took a body double, a voice-over actor and countless computer techs to revive the original Steve McGarrett.

7 super things you might not know about George Reeves

The actor was more than Superman. He was a Notre Dame football player, a Knight of the Round Table, and in two Oscar-winning... MORE

R.I.P. Kirstie Alley, Lt. Saavik on "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan"

Alley made a name for herself in the early Eighties, but her career took a turn for stardom after landing on Cheers.

40 years ago, this Star Trek toy invented the game of laser tag

It was PYEW-PYEW-pretty awesome to be a Trekkie in 1979.