By agreeing being in an episode of the famous series “Star Trek” Stephen Hawking achieved two life dreams.
The first one was to appear (as a guest star) in his favourite show, aka. Star Trek.
And the second one was to play cards with Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein.
“Two birds with one stone”!
To be more specific, Stephen Hawking appeared in the opening scene of the episode “Descent, Part 1” where Data plays poker with Stephen Hawking, Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein.