’s Two Most Depressing Star Trek Ornaments

“Jeffrey Hunter refused to film additional scenes as Pike, which is why we got a story that allowed another actor to play the part under heavy make-up and a giant facial scar shaped like the Falkland Islands. Amazingly this convoluted plan to cut costs and buy time resulted in an acclaimed two-part episode that welcomed Pike into Star Trek canon – and it also gave us the second-most depressing Star Trek Christmas ornament of all time.”; ‘Star Trek’ Only Saved Captain Pike Out Of Cheapness, May 20, 2022

“A Christmas ornament that lovingly recreates the famous scene in which one of the main characters slowly dies from radiation poisoning. Here’s your greatest tragedy dangling from a tree. Merry fucking Christmas, Spock fans!; 6 Movie Merchandise Misguided Messes May 29, 2015

1 thought on “’s Two Most Depressing Star Trek Ornaments

  1. Kevin Dilmore

    Hmm. Cracked? Oh, right, the magazine I always saw on the stands when Mad was sold out and I still didn’t pick it up. Nice to see they’ve started a web site. 😉



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