Nerd Alert! Random Facts About ‘Star Trek’

Beam Me Up, Scotty

We’ve all heard the popular line “ Beam me up, Scotty .” The thing is, it was never said exactly in this way in the ‘Star Trek’ series or film. It’s actually a misquotation. There were “near misses” of the phrase, like when Captain Kirk said, “ Scotty, beam us up .”

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Source: The Murkey

Random Fact: Captain Kirk’s (William Shatner’s) dramatic pauses in speech have been referred to as “The Shatnerian.” You can probably think of a few cases where his speech was mocked in pop culture.

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