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Old July 28 2014, 05:09 PM   #31
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Memory Alpha has an article on product placement:

Brands that have been featured in Star Trek include:
Michelob, Macintosh, Pacific Bell (Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home)
Levi's jeans, Jack Daniels (Star Trek V: The Final Frontier)
Dom Pérignon (Star Trek Generations)
Nokia and Budweiser Classic (Star Trek)
It's all LIES!!! STAR TREK is PURE!!!
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Old July 28 2014, 05:45 PM   #32
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Shut up and have a Budweiser! It's the way of the future!
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Old July 28 2014, 07:42 PM   #33
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Dont forget that Commodore 64 in Kirks appartment in Star Trek II
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Old July 28 2014, 08:01 PM   #34
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Memory Alpha has an article on product placement:

Brands that have been featured in Star Trek include:
Michelob, Macintosh, Pacific Bell (Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home)
Levi's jeans, Jack Daniels (Star Trek V: The Final Frontier)
Dom Pérignon (Star Trek Generations)
Nokia and Budweiser Classic (Star Trek)
Also Chevrolet, the logo is clearly visible on the front of Gillian's truck.
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Old July 28 2014, 09:20 PM   #35
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No to product placement.
It would help you to know that I completely disregard nuTrek as Star Trek.
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Old July 28 2014, 10:49 PM   #36
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Dont forget that Commodore 64 in Kirks appartment in Star Trek II
Could you point that out in a screencap or something?
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Old July 29 2014, 12:51 AM   #37
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It would help you to know that I completely disregard nuTrek as Star Trek.
But you're talking to a bunch of people who do consider the Abrams films as "Star Trek". Besides, Star Trek has had product placement before.
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Old July 29 2014, 02:02 AM   #38
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Product placement doesn't bother me a bit. If it's done right, i.e. a bit tongue-in-cheek, it can be a source of trivia fun.

Example: Chuck made great use of the Subway and Toyota sponsorships that helped to keep the series on the air. Remember Summer Glau wielding her weapon of choice to slice through a 12" Black Forest ham with chipotle sauce, banana peppers and jalapenos?
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Old July 31 2014, 12:45 AM   #39
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In the first pilot, Captain Pike had a very ordinary 1960's television in his quarters.

Unless that was something the set designers created, it was probably a real TV. Given that one of the selling points of Star Trek was to help market color TV's, the TV was likely there very deliberately.

Product placement.


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Old August 7 2014, 01:08 AM   #40
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In the first pilot, Captain Pike had a very ordinary 1960's television in his quarters.

Unless that was something the set designers created, it was probably a real TV. Given that one of the selling points of Star Trek was to help market color TV's, the TV was likely there very deliberately.

Product placement.


Pike's TV was still futuristic for me when I was a kid in the 80s. I mean, just imagine -- a TV which doesn't need tin foil wrapped around the antenna!
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Dont forget that Commodore 64 in Kirks appartment in Star Trek II
Could you point that out in a screencap or something?
Bueller?
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Old August 7 2014, 08:11 PM   #43
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Thanks, BillJ.

But, that's not really a Commodore 64 is it? Looks to be something else, though I'm not sure what.
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Thanks, BillJ.

But, that's not really a Commodore 64 is it? Looks to be something else, though I'm not sure what.
http://star-trek.answers.wikia.com/w...arch_for_Spock
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Thanks, BillJ.

But, that's not really a Commodore 64 is it? Looks to be something else, though I'm not sure what.
http://star-trek.answers.wikia.com/w...arch_for_Spock
Yeah, that looks more like a Commodore PET in TWOK, not the 64. The PET was a little before my time for that sort of thing, so I didn't immediately recognize it. Thanks, again.
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