Spock and Spock as ad men

Our favorite Vulcan, Spock, recently appeared alongside his modern counterpart, young Spock, Zachary Quinto, in an Audi commercial. Trekkies as ad men, you say? It's not the first time they've boldly gone there.

These are the advertising voyages of the Star Ship Enterprise.
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'Star Trek' cast for MCI

This MCI phone commercial features much of the original "Star Trek" cast, who have signed up for MCI's Friends and Family program. Just call 1-800-3-BEAMUP.
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Commodore VIC-20 ad

This advertisement for Commodore's VIC-20 8-bit computer features William Shatner.
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Oldsmobile commercial with Julie and Leonard Nimoy

This quaint, family oriented Oldsmobile commercial features Leonard Nimoy and his daughter Julie riding around in a mini-van.
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UK National Power ad

This UK TV commercial from the early 1990s features James Doohan and Shatner pitching national power.
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Acer & 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

To mark the debut of their touch-optimized notebooks and tablets, Acer teamed up with the upcoming installment of the franchise, "Star Trek Into Darkness", which opens in theaters May 17, 2013.
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'Star Trek' DirecTV Commercial

Kirk, Spock, & Chekov appear together watching DirectTV HD on the bridge of the USS Enterprise NCC-1701-A Version 2 in this "Star Trek" DirecTV commercial featuring footage from "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country".
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Priceline

The most ubiquitous of all the "Star Trek" appearances in commercial advertising is undoubtedly Shatner's wildly popular repeat appearances in the quirky Priceline ads.
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Nimoy for Aleve

Leonard Nimoy stars in a 2006 Aleve commercial which is set at a "Star Trek" convention.
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Vulcan neck massage

In this German commercial, Spock massages a woman, inadvertently using the Vulcan Death Grip on here. The ad ran on the Sci-Fi channel to promote the "Star Trek" series.
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Klingon Worf

Michael Dorn, who plays the Klingon Worf, appeared on-screen in more "Star Trek" episodes and movies as the same character than anyone else. Dorn is never seen in this ad for T-Gel, but we hear his distinctive voice.
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