Trivia: Kirk Never Said "Beam Me Up, Scotty!"

James T, KirkCaptain Kirk NEVER said "Beam me up, Scotty!" The exact quotes were: "Scotty, beam me up" and "Beam them out of there, Scotty."

The phrase got so popular, however, that James Doohan (1920 - 2005), the actor who played Montgomery "Scotty" Scott in Star Trek, used it as the title of his autobiography.

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That reminds me of the famous misstatement by Neil Armstrong, who was scripted to say, "One small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind." Instead, he pronounced, "One small step for... whoa! Dude! This is WAY cool!"
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