10 random Star Trek facts

If you’re a Star Trek fanatic, then you probably already know some (if not all) of these. I, who just dabbles in it casually, have not. Either way, they are pretty interesting and worth a glance. Here’s an excerpt:

2. Mr. Spock’s skin color was originally different.
Originally, Gene Roddenberry and friends wanted Spock’s skin to be a dark red, or at least to have a red tint. This was abandoned when they realized that on black-and-white TVs, Spock’s skin would look black, possibly as if Spock was in blackface. Plus Leonard Nimoy would have needed hours more in makeup every morning.

Check out the article here.