Only a Trekkie can nail this true or false Star Trek catchphrase quiz

Of course we've heard the phrase "beam me up, Scotty," but was it used in The Original Series?

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Chances are, you’ve heard a Star Trek catchphrase or famous line in the 56 years since the first episode in the U.S. aired all the way back on Sept. 8, 1966.

We’re celebrating Star Trek Day with some of the best catchphrases and famous lines from The Original Series!

Just like “may the Force be with you” from Star Wars, Star Trek has plenty of instantly recognizable lines. What some don’t know, is some of those unmistakable phrases that have taken a life of their own over the decades, weren’t actually used in the show!

True or false: were these catchphrases and famous lines said on Star Trek: The Original Series?

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  1. This line was used in Star Trek: The Original Series: "I'm givin' her all she’s got, Captain!"
  2. This line was used in Star Trek: The Original Series: "To boldly go where no man has gone before."
  3. This line was used in Star Trek: The Original Series: "Beam me up, Scotty!"
  4. This line was used in Star Trek: The Original Series: "Most illogical."
  5. This line was used in Star Trek: The Original Series: "It’s life, Jim, but not as we know it."
  6. This line was used in Star Trek: The Original Series: "Hailing on all frequencies."
  7. This line was used in Star Trek: The Original Series: "Damn it, Jim! I’m a doctor."
  8. This line was used in Star Trek: The Original Series: "What am I a doctor, or a moon shuttle conductor?"
  9. This line was used in Star Trek: The Original Series: "Scotty, beam us up, fast!"
  10. This line was used in Star Trek: The Original Series: "Live long and prosper."

Only a Trekkie can nail this true or false Star Trek catchphrase quiz

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Pacificsun 18 months ago
Am tucking this little bit of off-topic reference to William Shatner, here. Because this is where fans will find it. Related to a link to an article in Variety, regarding the premier of his newest book, is the following.

https://variety.com/2022/tv/news/william-shatner-space-boldly-go-excerpt-1235395113/

True, he’s promoting a book. I get it. And as an author, will be sharing profound thoughts to intrigue Buyers. Except that half the world’s population already knows him. And if they're interested, they will find him. I respect all the things he’s taken a chance on during life. Never apologizing for the failures, the questionable, and never stuck in the triumphs. He's keeps on moving ahead.

Here's the value of his impression of a view from space.

The quote itself actually needs to be read in context, but this is the nugget, and which is not to say that plenty of other people haven't already figured it out.

"𝘈𝘭𝘭 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘢𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘱𝘵𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘥𝘪𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘦 𝘶𝘴 𝘸𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘸𝘦 𝘢𝘳𝘦 𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘶𝘳𝘧𝘢𝘤𝘦 𝘣𝘦𝘨𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘰 𝘧𝘢𝘥𝘦 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘰𝘳𝘣𝘪𝘵 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘮𝘰𝘰𝘯. 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘶𝘭𝘵 𝘪𝘴 𝘢 𝘴𝘩𝘪𝘧𝘵 𝘪𝘯 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘭𝘥𝘷𝘪𝘦𝘸, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘪𝘯 𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘵𝘺.”

A simple truth is that if a meteor was hurdling in our direction, better believe people would come together looking a solution. The funny thing is, all the solutions are under our nose already. But people refuse to talk about them! Why does it take a 90 year old who’s seen and done most everything in the world that he's wanted to, to remind us? These visionary people will soon be gone. Probably when we need them most. What a shame to ignore their message and insight!
djw1120 19 months ago
#5: "It's life, Jim, but not as we know it"
This was just used in a recent episode about the Horta when Spock theorizes that she is based on silicon as opposed to carbon like most humanoid species are.
Shame on you, MeTV.
BTW, 8 out of 10 - including MeTV's goof.
Madsen djw1120 15 months ago
You might want to check that again. There are lines from Devil in a Dark that come close, but not exactly. One of them is: "Life as we know it is universally based on some combination of carbon compounds, but what if life exists based on another element? For instance, silicon." Another is "Within range of our sensors, there is no life, other than the accountable human residents of this colony beneath the surface. At least, no life as we know it."

There's also a similar line in Errand of Mercy, when Spock describes the Organians as "Fascinating. Pure energy. Pure thought. Totally incorporeal. Not life as we know it at all."

But exactly the way MeTV has written it? Not used. Not in TOS, anyhow. (Star Trekkin' by The Firm, though -- that's another story.)

You might have a look at
TravisBalling djw1120 12 months ago
That line is from a parody song from the 1970's called Star Trekkin'
Lacey TravisBalling 12 months ago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCARADb9asE
RichLorn 19 months ago
5/10
"Who put the Tribbles in the Quadratriticaly, an what was in the grain that killed them?"....
Otis Campbell exclaiming to Rafe Hollister.
MichaelSkaggs 19 months ago
6 out of 10. My sister, Janet, would have gotten all of them!
JHP 19 months ago
4/10

more of a DS9 fan - watched these oldies big time
TheOnlyONE 19 months ago
10/10. Not a trekkie, but this quiz was VERY easy.
Mistertelvison 19 months ago
It seems that I am not a true Star Trekkie
Bean me up Scotty 😄😄😄😄😅
LalaLucy 19 months ago
8/10. Remembered a couple of them wrong but overall, thanks to my household of Trekkies, most were familiar.
hawkeyepierce_4077 19 months ago
5/10. I failed badly but I had fun doing it 😌
Tommygunz 19 months ago
9/10 got #5 wrong, I thought it was something either Spock or McCoy said.
djw1120 Tommygunz 19 months ago
You are right. It was from an episode that just aired recently about the Horta being based on silicon instead of carbon like most humanoid species.
Madsen djw1120 15 months ago
Actually, no. MeTV is right. You're misremembering that dialog.
TSeym22 19 months ago
9/10 Missed #8; thought it was from one of the movies.
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