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Roddenbury's first choice for Spock
« on: May 05, 2019, 06:40:15 AM »
https://www.metv.com/stories/george-goober-lindsey-was-the-first-choice-to-play-spock-on-star-trek/

Had never heard a whisper of this.
Recall seeing Nimoy in a number of Untouchable episodes and Man fromUncle.  Cannot remember Lindsey from anything but Andy Griffith.
I guess he was a better actor than just the role of Goober, but he was so good at it that my brain cannot imagine him as a Vulcan.
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Re: Roddenbury's first choice for Spock
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2019, 03:27:21 PM »
Nimoy was a key Mission Impossible team member for a while, too.
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Re: Roddenbury's first choice for Spock
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2019, 09:32:42 PM »
The Needs of the many out-weigh the needs of the Goob. Aunt Bea would agree.
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Re: Roddenbury's first choice for Spock
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2019, 01:33:34 PM »
Nimoy's singing career sucked, though!

That's hilarious about Goober almost being Spock.  I'm still shocked that "Cooter" from The Dukes of Hazzard ended up as a U.S. Congressman for the better part of two decades.

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Re: Roddenbury's first choice for Spock
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2019, 09:38:24 PM »
There was a time in my life I would've voted Daisy for anything.  :dreamer:
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Re: Roddenbury's first choice for Spock
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2019, 06:18:34 AM »
That's funny. I should say the same but I never found her very attractive. Same with Farrah Fawcett. (shrug smiley)
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