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Silly bit of Star Trek trivia

iamjmphiamjmph Member Posts: 210 Arc User
edited December 2021 in Ten Forward
So, we all know that in TOS having a redshirt(and not being Scottish) when on Kirk' away team was seemingly a death sentence.

However, according to Memory Alpha, the first on screen death(episode 5 "The Man Trap"), and the first on-screen person McCoy declared dead, was Crewman Darnell, who wore Blue. Crewmen Sturgen(Blue) and Green(Gold) also died in this episode...

No Redshirts were harmed in the making of this episode(that I can find evidence of)
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  • mikecobalt#1974 mikecobalt Member Posts: 39 Arc User
    :)
  • discojer2#5455 discojer2 Member Posts: 40 Arc User
    Hmmm, apparently

    55 crew members were killed in the series, of which 40 had known shirt colours. 24 (60%) were wearing red shirts, compared to 9 in gold shirts, and 7 in blue shirts.[4] Most casualties were security personnel, whose uniform was red.[5]
  • nixie50nixie50 Member Posts: 1,266 Arc User
    A red shirt meets a Stormtrooper. the stormtrooper fires 50 shots, missing every time. the Redshirt dies anyway
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  • rattler2rattler2 Member Posts: 58,007 Community Moderator
    Moved to Ten Forward
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  • smokebaileysmokebailey Member Posts: 4,661 Arc User
    nixie50 wrote: »
    A red shirt meets a Stormtrooper. the stormtrooper fires 50 shots, missing every time. the Redshirt dies anyway

    And the storm troopers getting own'd by teddybears throwing rocks.
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