Welcome to game 8 of Fascinating Facts. This game has been dedicated to the original 1960's Star Trek television show. All the questions in this game are related to the early series only. This series was ground breaking in many ways including taking social issues that faced the country at the time. Many did not understand the cultural statements that were being made by the show at the time.
Please answer the questions to the best of your ability and please answer all 5 questions. This game will remain open through May 14th, with the results posted on the 15th. On the 15th we will also post some additional facts about the early Star Trek series that you may not know. As with all the Fascinating Games we ask that you do not post the answers to the questions in your comments in consideration of other game players. We encourage you to post what you remember from the old series and your favorite episodes.
1) On at least two seperate episodes the exterior sets used were actually from another television show of the time. If you watched carefully you would be able to recognize some of the buildings from this popular show. Which television show was this set from?
2) In the hallwasy of the Enterprise there are tubes marked "GNDN". What do these initials stand for?
3) One of the most commnon phrases associated to the Star Trek episodes was "Beam me up, Scotty". Who used this term in the show?
4) In the original pilot Jeffrey Hunter played captain Pike. Who was originally approached to play this role?
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