Star Trek is a television and film franchise created by Gene Roddenberry.
- Fringe was co-created and produced by J.J. Abrams who also produced and directed Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness.
- Fringe was co-created and produced by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman who also wrote Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness.
- Fringe was co-produced by Bryan Burk who also produced Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness.
- The music for 60 episodes of Fringe was composed by Michael Giacchino who also composed the music for Lost, Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness.
- Leonard Nimoy played Spock in the original Star Trek TV series, the animated series and in seven Star Trek feature films. He also directed two Star Trek feature films.
- Mark Valley co-starred on Boston Legal with several Star Trek alums including William Shatner , Rene Auberjonois and John Larroquette.
- William Sadler appeared in three episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine as Luthor Sloan.
- Clint Howard made appearances on Star Trek the original series, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Enterprise.
- In Howard's appearance in "The Road Not Taken" his house address is 1701. 1701 is the serial number for the starship Enterprise.
- Howard's character also makes references to the Star Trek characters Spock, Sarek and Khan and to the Romulans and the United Federation of Planets.
- In "Bound", David Robert Jones uses a transporter-like device to teleport from Germany to the United States. Olivia says that Jones "Star Trekked" himself.
- The concept of an alternate universe was first popularized for TV by Jerome Bixby who wrote the Star Trek episode "Mirror, Mirror." Since that episode, more than a dozen other Star Trek episodes have featured mirror universes or the concept of the multiverse.