In 2152, when Subcommander T'Pol told Captain Jonathan Archer and Commander Charles Tucker III that Human-Vulcan first contact had taken place in 1957 rather than 2063, the latter likened it to a story from the series. (ENT episode: "Carbon Creek")
In 2269, the series' introduction featuring "Rod Serling intoning dourly against a background of flickering stars" was an image which Spock saw in the mind of Roberta Lincoln immediately before severing their mind meld. (TOS novel: Assignment: Eternity)
- Star Trek: Deep Space Nine showrunner Ira Steven Behr was also the showrunner of the 2002-2003 Twilight Zone revival series.