Did Red Shirts Really Die at a Greater Percentage Than Other Shirts on Star Trek?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV URBAN LEGEND: The most dangerous shirt to wear on “Star Trek” was a red shirt. Quite often, when a […]

Did Star Trek Never Show Scotty’s Full Right Hand on the Show?

James Doohan was missing a finger on his right hand – did he manage to hide it throughout the original Star Trek series?

Which Member of the Original Star Trek Cast Invented the First Klingon Language?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV/MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: One of the original cast members of Star Trek invented the first Klingon language. There are some […]

Did a Video Game Company Once Sue Viacom For Ruining the Star Trek Franchise?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV URBAN LEGEND: A video game company once sued Viacom for, in effect, ruining the Star Trek franchise. As we […]

Did a Woman Accidentally Get a Speaking Role in a Star Trek Movie?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about movies and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the movie urban legends featured so far. MOVIE URBAN LEGEND: A woman accidentally got a speaking part in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. The world of […]

Was Spock Originally Going to Have Red Skin on Star Trek?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV URBAN LEGEND: Spock was originally going to have red skin on Star Trek. Few characters in television history seem […]

Was the First Interracial Kiss on a TV Drama Originally Going to be Between Uhura and SPOCK?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV URBAN LEGEND: The first interracial kiss on a TV drama was originally going to be between Mr. Spock and […]

Did Lost in Space Coin the Term “Does Not Compute?”

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV URBAN LEGEND: Lost in Space coined the term “Does Not Compute” Along with “We Come in Peace” and “Take […]

Did Star Trek: The Next Generation Use Sherlock Holmes Characters in an Episode Not Knowing That the Characters Were Not Yet in the Public Domain?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV URBAN LEGEND: Star Trek: The Next Generation used Sherlock Holmes characters in an episode not knowing that the characters […]

Was Denise Crosby Fired From Stark Trek: The Next Generation Because She Posed Nude in Playboy?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about TV and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the TV urban legends featured so far. TV URBAN LEGEND: Was Denise Crosby fired from Star Trek: The Next Generation because she posed nude in Playboy? While […]