Big Bang Uniforms

Discussion in 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' started by Sisko_is_my_captain, Aug 24, 2020.

  1. Sisko_is_my_captain

    Sisko_is_my_captain Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Apr 9, 2002

    I don't watch Big Bang Theory, but the youtube clip showed up in my feed and caught my eye. Are the guys wearing actual TNG costumes? They look more like old TNG uniforms from storage than cosplay uniforms. The poor fit also suggested to me they just found the uniforms best able to fit each actor.
  2. Qonundrum

    Qonundrum Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    May 18, 2017
    The clinic located by the Q Continuum
    I'm pretty sure they're mock-ups, designed deliberately because they - like you or me who doesn't do it for a living - isn't going to have an easy time sewing their own mock-up that fits decently.

    At least in-universe.

    And somehow I doubt the red outfit was worn by Wil Wheaton...

    It's the sartorial version of "Hollywood Ugly" because, again, in real life, if they tried to make their own the fit would be a lot, lot worse.

    Or they bought them from a third party costumier, and couldn't get their sizes right. Amounts to the same thing.
  3. Ryan Thomas Riddle

    Ryan Thomas Riddle Writer and occasional starship commander Premium Member

    Dec 26, 2003
    Where No One Has Gone Before
    The uniforms worn on Big Bang were a cross promotion with Anovos, who provided the uniforms and were, at the time, about to release their TNG line of licensed replicas.

    In fact, the TOS uniforms seen on Big Bang were also Anovos.
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