Star Trek is a series of science fiction television series and films that has become a cult phenomenon. The Star Trek canon is subject to parody in the Space Quest series.
- The Star Confederation is a parody of Star Fleet, and even uses similar uniforms
Space Quest IEdit
- In the VGA version, a Romulan Warbird can be seen briefly in the introduction. It also appears during one of the deaths, where it blasts Roger's ship if he strays into the wrong sector.
- An Enterprise shuttle can be seen parked among other ships near the bar in Ulence Flats in the VGA version.
- The Star Generator is based off of Project Genesis from The Wrath of Khan.
Space Quest IIEdit
- Spock is sitting at the bar, saying "Look at the action that just walked in. Nice biped material, eh?"
- The old USS Enterprise is lurking in the background
Space Quest IIIEdit
- Before Roger docks at Monolith Burger, the Enterprise can be seen leaving and going to lightspeed.
Space Quest IVEdit
Space Quest VEdit
- The intro is based on the Next Generation intro
- The entire game is a parody of Star Trek: the Original Series and Next Generation
- Raemes Tipper Quirk is a parody of Captain James T. Kirk
- The "space monkeys" prank is a parody of the episode "The Trouble With Tribbles" in the original series
- Cliffy is based on Scotty from the original series
- The instance where Cliffy gets angered from an insult stating that the Eureka is a garbage scow is a reference to a similar instance in the original series
- WD-40's ship resembles a Klingon Bird of Prey
- The motto of Star Fleet is referenced at the start.
- The intro includes a "captain's log"
- Woof resembles Worf from The Next Generation
- Shplock is named after Spock from the original series
- "Stardates" are used throughout the game
- Rumproast Droole references Star Trek VI when he explains how he can talk, eat, etc without a mouth by saying that "Not everyone keeps their alimentary orifices in the same place".
- The Enterprise is seen among various other ships in the docking bay of the Academy.
- On page 20 of the Galactic Inquirer there's an ad for a device called "the Teacher", created by "KARA, Inc." on "Sigma Draconis." The line at the top says "Perform Brain Surgery at Home." This is a reference to the original Star Trek episode "Spock's Brain"
- The planet in the background of the rotunda is called "Vulcan", in reference to Star Trek. The planet Vulcan is Spock's home planet.
- The title of the game is a reference to The Next Generation
Space Quest 6Edit
- Dorff is a parody of Worf from Next Generation
- The SCS DeepShip 86 is a parody of the Deep Space 9
- A Star Trek TNG shuttlecraft can be seen in the docking bay
- The Bjorn seen mostly in the demo are a parody of the Borg. They are described as "assimilating" everyone, which the Borg tend to do. They also arrive in a cube-like ship. The Borg also use a cube ship (although the Bjorn Cube is an M.C. Escher impossible object, whereas the Borg Cube is just a cube).
- Circuit Sydney is a parody of Data from TNG
- The subtitle is derived from the opening dialogue from most Star Trek series.
- There is some "Wild Roddenberry" flavored stuff in Boot Liquor, after Gene Roddenberry, creator of Star Trek.
- Roger makes a comment about Stellar after she is declared dead that is reminiscent of a scene from Star Trek 6
- The Datacorder greatly resembles the transcorder
- Click the EYE-icon on the Sectors-command in the cyberspace office. The narrator says, "You probably want us to say something corny, like 'klingons in sector 2.8, Captain.
- Star Trek XVIII is one of the movies displayed on the marquee on Polysorbate LX.
- Beleauxs' books in the lab include "The Hunt for Red Corpuscle" (The Hunt for Red October) and "All I Need to Know I Learned from the Q Continuum" - the Q Continuum is the being-place for the Q entity in Star Trek TNG and DS9.
- A graffiti on the wall outside the arcade on Polysorbate LX reads "DARMOK+JALOD 4EVER". A reference to the Star Trek: TNG episode, "Darmok".
- 8-Rear is a spoof on 10-Forward, the ship's lounge on "Star Trek: The Next Generation".
- Drinks in Boot Liquor include Star Beck (a spoof on "Star Trek"; the slogan for this beer is "it makes you go where no man has gone before", a spoof on the wellknown Star Trek opening monologue) and Major Kirin (Major Kira from Star Trek DS + Kirin is also a Japanese alcoholic beverage)
- A graffiti in the brig on the DeepShip 86 reads "Sarek Lies!", in reference to Star Trek, where one of the characters is a Vulcan named Sarek.
- When talking to the brig replicator, Roger will say: "Tea. Earl Grey. Hot," in reference to Captain Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation.
- The Vulgar nervegrip is obviously a spoof on the Vulcan nervegrip that Spock so often uses in the original Star Trek series.