In July Netflix started streaming all the Star Trek series (except Deep Space 9 for some reason), and I started going through and watching the 79 original episodes in all their remastered glory. I hadn’t gone through all the episodes systematically since I bought all three seasons on DVD when they first came out in that format.

During that previous viewing the only thing that I noticed that was new to me was the fact that McCoy wore a pinky ring. Fascinating! This time through, however, I became aware of something much more significant. Read the rest of this entry »