‘Star Trek’ Stars on Google Homepage for Series’ 46th Anniversary

Google doodles the iconic science fiction franchise "Star Trek"

Friday’s Google doodle features an animated homage to Star Trek, just in time for the original television series’ 46th anniversary. (Spock is the “G.”)


The geek-friendly interactive tribute comes complete with sound and a lettered lineup of characters with beady, blinking eyes. What's more, the homepage logo is also an interactive story.

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Trekkies can click through a series of nods to the show: teleportation to distant lands, alarms blaring on the spaceship, whirring super-computers, alien bad guys vanquished with a pixellated bazooka all make for optimal use of pre-weekend work hours.

Beam me up, Scotty