The Daily Scrapbook 12/5/12 1978- Controversy! Spock Speaks Out!

Here’s today’s flashback:  From 1978, Nimoy drops a bombshell on the new Trek, putting all the speculation about his appearance in any Trek project on it’s pointed eaV1-pg 59r!  Turns out Nimoy wasn’t the one holding up operations, but Paramount was’ at first NOT offering him a role in the new series at all, then allegedly only offering him two episodes in the new series.  Nimoy’s heart-felt plea to the fans here set the record straight.  I was happy to read this, for I knew he wasn’t the ‘Benedict Vulcan’ that one fan had portrayed him as.   Indeed, any revival of TOS would just not be Star Trek without Mr. Spock!

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