Kirk, Spock, McCoy, Scotty and Chekov - All Names Contain A "K" Sound!

Have you ever noticed just how often the "K" syllable turns up in names in Star Trek, particularly in The Original Series? Gene Roddenberry seems to have had a fondness for them!

Why would he use this sound so frequently? Maybe because a hard-sounding syllable makes a name stronger or appear like it's owner has …

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"Star Trek Continues" Logo

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Over the years, I've seen the odd fan-produced Star Trek episodes and most have left me cold. While these productions are keeping Star Trek alive, they suffer badly from bad acting (no or few professional actors used), bad scripts (again, no professional writers), bad effects (though these have improved …

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Spock and McCoy (New Movies)

One of the strongest and most endearing aspects of Star Trek's Original Series were the relationships between Kirk, Spock and McCoy. Both Spock and McCoy were used to convey Kirk's logical and emotional sides and he would seek their sage counsel before making a command decision. Both were friends with Kirk and, at least early …

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Beaming Kirk And Spock Collectible Figures

As you may have read in my post regarding the dearth of merchandise related to the new Star Trek movies, merchandise for the various TV series continue to be strong sellers.

Take these Original Series era Kirk and Spock Beaming Retro Action figures for example. They're in the Top 6 Star Trek bestsellers on …

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