?Beam me up, Scotty? Was Never Delivered

On May 8th, 2009  the newest Star Trek movie is being released. The 11th movie to date. Just as I look forward to a new James Bond movie coming out, I look forward to seeing the latest Star Trek Movie. In my younger days I have even attended a Star Trek Convention. The Largest of all star trek Conventions happens in Las Vegas.

The Official STAR TREK Convention 2009

Thursday – Sunday
August 6 – 9, 2009
Las Vegas Hilton Hotel
3000 Paradise Rd.

This is the events 38th year. So I know there are many other Star Trek fans out there. For those of you interested in learning more about the convention or just looking for an excuse to go to Vegas.

The Official STAR TREK Convention 2009

So when I saw..

5 Things You Didn’t Know: Star Trek

It caught my attention and I had to look. According to the article at ASKMEN.com The famous line “Beam me up, Scotty” was never actually deliverd. 

4- The line ?Beam me up, Scotty? was never delivered

It?s not uncommon for certain phrases in television and film to take on a life of their own in the form of paraphrases, but it?s always a surprise to learn that they aren?t as verbatim as first believed. Much like ?Me Tarzan, you Jane? (which was star Johnny Weissmuller?s way to describe the level of difficulty acting the lead role in Tarzan), the ubiquitous line ?Beam me up, Scotty? assumed to be uttered by Captain Kirk to chief engineer Montgomery Scott, never appeared precisely this way in a Trek series or film.

Other little know facts are the series actualy inspired PDA’s. I enjoyed the article, and if you are a startrek fan, I am sure you will. Here is a link to the article.

5 Things You Didn’t Know: Star Trek by Ross Bonander

No for the really important Star Trek question.

Who was the Best Star Trek Captian and Why ?



Posted Michael Corey,

Founder & CEO, Ntirety



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