Star Trek Phone Set to Thrill

The cool gadgetry on the classic TV series has made dreamers drool since the first time Captain Kirk barked the words “Beam me up, Scotty!” into his little black box and snapped it shut. —Holly J. WagnerStar Trek Phone Set to Thrill  (Wired)

Cute, but Kirk never actually said that line, just as Sherlock Holmes never said, “Elementary, my dear Watson.”

Kirk said “One to beam up,” or “Energize,” or all sorts of variations.