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Kirk And Uhura

The Famous Kirk and Uhura Kiss was Not the First Interracial Kiss on Television. It was Preceeded by Several Others, Including One in 1958 with William Shatner.

The iconic kiss between Captain Kirk and Lieutenant Uhura happened in 1968. The kiss between the Star Trek characters played by William Shatner and Nichelle Nichols was widely regarded as America’s first interracial kiss on national TV. However, this is a misconception since. But when was the actual first kiss on TV? Kirk and Uhura’s …

The Famous Kirk and Uhura Kiss was Not the First Interracial Kiss on Television. It was Preceeded by Several Others, Including One in 1958 with William Shatner. Read More »

Majel Barrett, the voice of the Starfleet computer on Star Trek, recorded an entire library of phonetic sounds before she died which allowed her voice to be used as the computer for future generations.

The late Majel Barrett might still voice the computer on Star Trek: Discovery When Majel Barrett died in 2008, she took with her the distinction of being the only person to appear in every Star Trek TV series, either on-screen as characters like Nurse Christine Chapel or feisty ambassador Lwaxana Troi, or as the soothing …

Majel Barrett, the voice of the Starfleet computer on Star Trek, recorded an entire library of phonetic sounds before she died which allowed her voice to be used as the computer for future generations. Read More »