Trek Fact: The Big Bang Theory has countless under-the-radar Star Trek references.
Mayim channels Mr. Spock (Leonard Nimoy), who was a coolheaded balance to the brash Kirk. The Big Bang Theory has really helped foster a new group of Star Trek fans. Who knew?
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Photography by Christopher Ross. Originally published in Watch! Magazine, August 2016 (on newsstands 7/26).