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Overall in this game our players scored an average of 45% correct answers to the four question regarding the old Star Trek TV Series. The answers to each question related to the 1960's TV series and the results of each are listed below.
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?
Answer: Andy Griffith
Results: 50% Correct
Fact: In at least two of the episodes you could recognize the courthouse and Floyd's Barber Shop if you watched closely.
2) In the hallwasy of the Enterprise there are tubes marked "GNDN". What do these initials stand for?
Answer: Goint Nowhere Does Nothing
Results: 67% Correct
Fact: This was borrowed from some military installations and a common phrase in the military.
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?
Answer: None of the above.
Fact: It is a misconception that this phrase was actually used in the show. Although there were several quotes very similar this quote was never actually used.
4) In the original pilot Jeffrey Hunter played captain Pike. Who was originally approached to play this role?
Answer: Lloyd Bridges
Fact: Lloy Bridges turned down the part as he felt it would be detremental to his career and cast him as only a SciFi actor.