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“Rome did not create a great empire by having meetings, they did it by killing all people who opposed them.”

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PostHeaderIcon Trekkie Trivia!

  • The name of the Vulcan’s heaven is Sha Ka Ree, this is a play on the name Sean Connery who was considered for the part of Sarek, Spock’s father.

  • The first time the word “hell” was spoken on TV was in an original “STAR TREK” episode entitled “City on the Edge of Forever”. The exact quote was “…let’s get the hell out of here…”, spoken by William Shatner.

  • James Doohan, who plays Lt. Commander Montgomery Scott on Star Trek, is missing the entire middle finger of his right hand.

  • The first inter-racial kiss on TV was in an original “STAR TREK” episode entitled “Plato’s Stepchildren”. The kiss was between Nichelle Nichols and William Shatner.

  • In Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart never said “Play it again, Sam.” Sherlock Holmes never said “Elementary, my dear Watson.” Captain Kirk never said “Beam me up, Scotty,” but he did say, “Beam me up, Mr. Scott.”

  • In the film ‘Star Trek : First Contact’, when Picard shows Lilly she is orbiting Earth, Australia and Papa New Guinea are clearly visible .. but New Zealand is missing.

  • The famous split-fingered Vulcan salute is actually intended to represent the first letter (“shin,” pronounced “sheen”) of the word “shalom.” As a small boy, Leonard Nimoy observed his rabbi using it in a benediction and never forgot it; eventually he was able to add it to “Star Trek” lore.


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