The Redshirt wiki last edited by FattyLobotnik on 03/05/13 09:32AM View full history


"Pleased to meet you. Have a nice death."
The term "Redshirt" is used to describe an expendable NPC, often unnamed, whom the audience can expect to die horribly at any moment. It originates from the original Star Trek television series where Starfleet security officers wore red-colored uniforms. When these no-name characters, played by no-name actors, went on away missions, you could be pretty sure that they weren't coming back.

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