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What do the dots on Starfleet uniforms mean?

What do the dots on Starfleet uniforms mean?

Captains wore four pips; commanders wore three; lieutenant commanders wore two full pips and one hollow one; lieutenants wore two pips; junior lieutenants wore one full pip, and one hollow pip; and lowly ensigns wore only a single pip.

What is the best Starfleet uniform?

Star Trek: The 10 Best Starfleet Uniforms, Ranked

  1. 1 Original Series. The look of Star Trek: The Original Series is timeless.
  2. 2 The Next Generation.
  3. 3 Wrath of Khan.
  4. 4 Deep Space Nine.
  5. 5 Lower Decks.
  6. 6 Discovery.
  7. 7 Mirror Universe.
  8. 8 The Kelvin Timeline.

Who makes the best Star Trek uniforms?

StarFleek Academy: The 10 Best Star Trek Uniforms, Ranked

  1. 1 Next Generation Seasons 3 – 7.
  2. 2 Early DS9/Voyager.
  3. 3 First Contact/Late DS9.
  4. 4 Star Trek II-VI.
  5. 5 Star Trek Reboot Movies (Kelvin Timeline)
  6. 6 The Original Series.
  7. 7 Star Trek: Discovery.
  8. 8 Enterprise.

Are Star Trek uniforms one piece?

3. The uniforms changed from one piece to two. It seems that series creator Gene Roddenberry didn’t exactly prioritize the actors’ comfort when designing the original Starfleet uniforms — they were made to fit as a one-piece and intentionally manufactured one size smaller to be skin-tight — and that became an issue.

Why is Kirk’s uniform green?

Further evidence of this original, green design can be seen in Captain Kirk’s occasional use of a wrap-around tunic in place of the standard-duty uniform. The prop department had created that particular piece out of different fabric and, as a result, it appeared on television screens true to color: a bright green.

Why is Kirk’s shirt yellow?

The gold appearance of the TOS uniforms had been officially retconned into the franchise. The reason for the retcon was that the Command uniforms had never actually been gold at all in The Original Series thanks to a trick of light and early color television.

What species is Darmok?

In 2017, Screen Rant ranked “Darmok” as the 3rd most optimistic and hopeful episode of all Star Trek episodes up to that time. They also ranked the Tamarians, the alien species featured in this episode, as the 5th most bizarre aliens of Star Trek.