They are both cultural touchstones of monumental proportions. How much do you know about "Star Wars" and "Star Trek?"
Kirk would never admit to not understanding women.
It was a text-based game.
"The Empire Strikes Back" was released for Intellivision and Atari 2600.
"Star Trek" emerged in 1966; "Star Wars" came in 1977.
They were hot on the heels of George Lucas' triumph.
The animated shows have proved exceptionally popular.
The franchise has survived for more than four decades.
"Star Wars" takes place "A long time ago..."
It stands for Multi-Troop Transport.
And new recruits attend "Starfleet Academy"
It was a busy gaming year for this franchise.
Even "Star Wars" couldn't top the number of "Star Trek" titles that year.
It was featured in several episodes of the show.
Without it, many of the stories would be impossible.
In both shows the stars become streaks.
Producers took cues from shows such as "Wagon Train."
"Star Trek" was fond of big philosophical questions.
It was the first of many for the NES.
"Star Wars" openly accepts elements of fantasy.
It was "Return of the Jedi."
Darth Vader was an expert in matters of faith. Or not.
Photon torpedoes are one of the Enterprise's primary weapons.
The TIE fighters are a blend of cars sounds and elephant calls.
It was called "Star Trek: Phaser Strike."
It was an interactive version of "The Empire Strikes Back."
At around $5.8 billion, "Star Wars" outpaces "Star Trek" by about $4 billion.
2017 and 2019 will expand the franchise's number to 10.
The decade head start means "Star Trek" had a jump on "Star Wars" in terms of film quantity.
When Han, Luke and Chewbacca stroll through the lines of Rebel forces, the imagery is eerily similar.
There are three. None of them are considered part of the canon.