‘Star Trek’: 6 Must-Have Mashup T-Shirts for Trekkies
Trekkies have plenty to be excited about over the next couple of years. Star Trek Beyond — the latest installment in the rebooted movie series — landed in theaters this summer, while CBS has plans for a new Star Trek TV series that will debut in January 2017. And while we love officially licensed apparel as much as the next Trekkie, some of the coolest Star Trek-related gear that we have found on the Internet are the mashup T-shirts that cleverly mix the sci-fi franchise with characters and elements from other popular TV shows and movies. Here are six mashup T-shirts that any Star Trek fanatic will love.
1. Believe — Trek
Fans of the cult sci-fi television show The X-Files will immediately recognize this image as a variation on the iconic “I Want To Believe” poster that FBI special agent Fox Mulder had hanging in his office. Of course, in this Star Trek-inspired mashup, the flying saucer has been replaced with the Starship Enterprise. With a new The X-Files miniseries scheduled to debut in January 2016 and a new Star Trek television series currently in the works, there’s never been a better time to show off your fandom for both shows. You can find the Believe – Trek T-shirt here.
2. Vulcan Salute
One is a Vulcan science officer with a love of logic, while the other’s a lobster-like medical doctor with a questionable understanding of human anatomy. Despite their differences, it’s nice to know that Spock and Zoidberg appear to share a mutual wish that they both “Live long and prosper” in this Star Trek-meets-Futurama mashup T-shirt. You can find this Vulcan Salute T-shirt right here.
3. Trek Wars
A long time ago in a galaxy where no man has gone before, someone got the brilliant idea to create a logo that paid tribute to two of science fiction’s most beloved franchises. This Star Trek–Star Wars mashup T-shirt is perfect for the Trekkie Jedi master in your life. You can find the Trek Wars T-shirt here.
4. Dammit Jim
If there’s one thing about Star Trek’s Leonard “Bones” McCoy that everyone should know by now, it’s that he’s a doctor, dammit. But for some reason, the chief medical officer of the Enterprise has to constantly remind Captain Kirk that he’s not an engineer, or a moon-shuttle conductor, or any other profession. No wonder he swears at Kirk — repeating this obvious fact over and over again can get a bit tiresome. Well, this Star Trek–Doctor Who mashup T-shirt finally gives Bones a chance to tell the captain about another famous doctor. You can find the Dammit Jim T-shirt here.
5. Engage the Dark Side
The debate over which is the better sci-fi franchise — Star Trek or Star Wars — will probably never be resolved, at least as long as internet chatrooms exist. So why not wear a t-shirt that shows appreciation for both franchises? Show your support for peace between sci-fi nerds with this Engage the Dark Side t-shirt that shows the Enterprise firing on the Death Star. You can find the Engage the Dark Side t-shirt right here.
6. Breaking Borg, I am the One Who Assimilates
When it comes to hostile space aliens, no species is more terrifying than the Borg. And when it comes to meth kingpins, no one is more intimidating than Walter White. So it was only a matter of time before these two villains joined forces in a Star Trek–Breaking Bad mashup. You can find the Breaking Borg, I am the One Who Assimilates T-shirt right here.
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