Darn. In order to make this brief and trivial observation I have to reveal the shameful fact that I was watching Star Trek reruns instead of the Olympics last night. I love the Winter Olympics and normally watch as much of it as I can but last night there were three episodes of ST:TNG on that I haven’t already seen fifty times. There are some episodes from the last season that I’ve only seen once. I watched the episode that aired at 6:00, before the Olympics came on and then switched over to the Olympics for just a few minutes but I was thinking about ST and not really paying attention to the Olympics so I switched back.
Anyway… I noticed something in the episode titled Force of Nature. Data’s cat, Spot, was referred to as “she” and “her” several times. I distinctly remember in other episodes Spot was male.
I did watch the Olympics from 9:00 to a little after 10:00. It was mostly men’s figure skating. So what did you think of Johnny Weir’s costume? Now I keep thinking of him as Johnny Tassel.