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Old March 27 2008, 06:13 AM   #60
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Re: Should Simon Pegg cut off middle finger out of respect for canon?

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It never really appeared on-screen -- they were diligent about always keeping his right hand positioned just so that you couldn't tell.
The best shot for spotting it is when Scotty walks into the bar on K-7 with an armful of tribbles - he couldn't really hide his right hand in that situation. Unfortunately, my Google-fu was weak the other night - that was actually the picture I was looking for.
Look also when Scotty is in the access crawlway in "That Which Survives" -- the closeup of his hands when he's manipulating the magnetic probe is about as clear as it gets. There's another shot in "Cat's Paw" in which Scotty is holding a phaser on Kirk and Spock where it's fairly easy to make out.
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