Star Trek 50: Twitter trekkies unite in celebration of sci-fi classic

Twitter celebrates Star Trek's 50th anniversary

Fans are celebrating the anniversary of Star Trek

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Today marks the anniversary of the first episode of Star Trek on NBC.

Fifty years on and, predictably, 'trekkies' are out in force celebrating this special day.

So we thought we'd take a look at the reaction on Twitter.