An entertaining Enterprise
I always assumed that the reason there was a NASA shuttle named the ‘Enterprise’ and that there was a Star Trek tv show version of the ‘Enterprise’ was just some sort of weird coincidence.
Turns out that after NASA received several letters from fans the shuttle that was going to be named the ‘Constitution’ underwent a name change and was christened the Enterprise in honor of the (now iconic) starship.
They invited the entire cast to the launch… except weirdly William Shatner… who was suspiciously absent from the unveiling… probably because he was having sex with Swedish twins in a nearby hanger. In my mind William Shatner, James Tiberius Kirk and Denny Crane are the same character. I would totally invite him to my fantasy dinner party.