So, two connected thoughts before my weird, re-invigorated Trek madness evaporates and I incriminate myself and this nascent blog further.
1. "My Friend is Obviously Chinese"
Episode: The City on the Edge of Forever (Aired April 6, 1967)
Spock: "You were saying you'll have no trouble explaining it..."
Kirk: "My friend is obviously...Chinese. I see you've noticed the ears. They're actually easy to explain...."
Spock: "Perhaps the unfortunate accident I had as a child...."
Kirk: "The unfortunate accident he had as a child....He caught his head in a mechanical...rice-picker. But fortunately there was an American...missionary living close by who was actually a ...skilled plastic surgeon in civilian life...."
2. Was Spock Obviously Chinese?
After an embarrassing run through my Baidu skills, I was finally able to run searches on Spock [史巴克] and Vulcans [
3. Final exhibit of evidence, the Chinese National Space Administration Logo, as pointed out by this blogger:
My mind is burnt from work - updates on thoughts on Ai Wei Wei and Mei Lan Fang ASAP.