Why Can't Klingon Blood Be Purple Again?

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  1. The Wormhole

    The Wormhole Admiral Admiral

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    Real Martok still bled red whenever he cut himself.
     
  2. Discofan

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    Then Maybe he was an anti-Tyler, IE a human transformed into a Klingon to spy on them... (J/K)
     
  3. Kor

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    When Soran struck B'Etor, her blood seemed about the same color as human blood.

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  4. Discofan

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    Yeah, I know, the only time ever when we see that pink blood is in the movie.
     
  5. Arpy

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    Minor spoiler...
    ...but we saw it in the background on DSC Season 2, too...in the same shot as red Klingon blood. Alien diversity?
     
  6. Discofan

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    I never noticed that. Which episode?
     
  7. fireproof78

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    It would be nice to have alien diversity. Nice catch!
     
  8. Arpy

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    I think it was...
    ...when Georgiou came through the wall and zapped a bunch of Klingons to save the Chancellor and Tyler. In the splashes of blood, multiple colors could be identified.
     
  9. Discofan

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    I'll be sure to look for it the next time I watch that episode.
     
  10. Kor

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    I'm looking through screenshots of the episode in question, "Point of Light," and I'm not sure I'm finding it. There's this: https://dsc.star-trek.info/thumbnails.php?album=26&page=83
    The color doesn't look quite like in TUC, to my eye. It's more of a magenta.

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  11. Cutie McWhiskers

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    Pity it wasn't ultraviolet, requiring a special flashlight to see. Now that would open up a lot of plot possibilities! :D
     
  12. fireproof78

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    *Darth Vader* "NOOOOO!!!!"
     
  13. Discofan

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    It would be like being in a night club in the seventies.:guffaw:

    Dark light was all the rage back then.
     
  14. Prax

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    Klingons have two types of blood, one pink, one red.





    ...because they have to have 2.
     
  15. Discofan

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    Not counting the blue-bloods...