Redshirts (was: Telephone Number Damages)

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Apr 2 14:41:56 UTC 2002

At 10:16 PM -0500 4/1/02, Mark A Mandel wrote:
>On Mon, 1 Apr 2002, Laurence Horn wrote:
>#At 8:11 PM -0500 4/1/02, Mark A Mandel wrote:
>#>In sf (science fiction) fandom, "redshirts" are the extras, especially
>#>from Security, who are the first to die; from (the original) Star Trek.
>#Were they red?  In our family, the kids called them "the orange guys".
>I think of them as red, not orange. Maybe your TV's color balance was
No, this was big-screen.  Maybe we're talking about different fodder.

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