Deep Space Nine
-This sums up why I love this show. The most underrated Star Trek ever created. Twenty-years ahead of its time. And in my opinion, the best they ever made of Gene Roddenberry’s legacy. Currently streaming on Netflix. Give it a shot.
Now everyone will know its secret. That DS9 is just one big Action Comedy movie about Star Trek nerds.
The reason why the room was pink was because on black and white film, hues of red become dark shades of black. Pink is the perfect balance to give it that dark creepy grey.
A related fun fact: while old black and white film was under-sensitive to reds, it was correspondingly over-sensitive to greens. Actors whose characters were meant to have unnaturally pale complexions - like Morticia Addams - would often take advantage of this by wearing makeup with a green base tint in order to make their faces “pop”. This is where the modern trope of cartoon vampires having green skin comes from.
These are some fun fucking facts
Leonard Nimoy & William Shatner
"Leonard and I both know the role that we’re playing whenever there’s something going on that we need to attend or that we’re doing. It works on several different levels. But when you’re aware of those levels, it becomes amusing." - Bill