Like any good, self-proclaimed geek, I went out to see the new Star Trek movie this past weekend. It was very enjoyable. The special effects were awesome without being overdone, and the storyline was easy to follow even if you were never a Trekkie. I always expect a few plot holes here and there in a movie, but get frustrated when there is one every five minutes. Good job, J. However, there is one subject that I take issue with.
Uhura is HOT! I mean Smokin! - The Original Series - The Omega Sector BBS
Uhura in Mirror, Mirror
Oh, sure Kirk and Spock were my heroes, and still are. But there was something special about Uhura, and I always wished she had been given more to do. The rare episodes that she went on a landing party were always a treat; and there was none better than "Mirror, Mirror. And that bare-midriff dress!
Diversity and inclusion on the screen — and behind the scenes — wasn't a hot topic when, on Sept. Nyota Uhura of the Starship Enterprise, she unknowingly inspired millions of young girls and boys, African American and otherwise. A black woman being given the responsibilities of a bridge crew officer — even in the fictional setting of space — was unheard of in the TV landscape of the s. More than 50 years later, Nichols is still going strong. Just this week, a couple of days before her birthday, she was on set filming the sci-fi parody "Unbelievable!!!
Log in or Sign up. The Trek BBS. Joined: Mar 7, I've always had a little crush on Uhura ever since I started watching Star Trek.