• Star Trek: Discovery made its first reference to Captain Kirk. 1 / 9

  • Realizing Spock could not come with the Discovery to the future... 2 / 9

    Ethan Peck as Spock on Star Trek: Discovery
  • ...Burnham implores her brother to find important people in his life. 3 / 9

    Star Trek Discovery Burnham Vertical
  • Producer Michelle Paradise confirmed that line was about Kirk... 4 / 9

    William Shatner as Captain Kirk on Star Trek TOS
  • ...who was Spock's closest friend for decades. 5 / 9

    Leonard Nimoy as Spock in Star Trek TOS
  • Pike will still be the captain of the Enterprise for many years... 6 / 9

    Anson Mount as Captain Pike on Star Trek: Discovery
  • ...with Spock serving alongside him. 7 / 9

    Ethan Peck as Spock in Star Trek: Discovery
  • But the seeds for the iconic duo have been planted. 8 / 9

    Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock in Star Trek TOS
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