This celebrity goo was created by player Aaron Fischer.
Scott Hardie provided the source image, gooed image, category, and difficulty, wrote the clue, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Monday, April 15, 2002 (part of Round XVII)

category: Television

clue: That Borg, Seven of Nine, couldn't fly a lupus through a naval halestorm.

explanation: "Naval halestorm" referred to Borgnine's lead role in the TV series "McHale's Navy." "Fly a lupus" referred to another TV show in which he starred, "Airwolf." (The clue was a minor reference to the goo of Jan-Michael Vincent, another "Airwolf" star.) The words "Borg" and "Nine" were a play on his last name. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Jeff Flom, Andy Hubbartt, and Chris Mead

player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Chris Mead.

trivia: So many players thought that this was a black actor and/or a Star Trek actor that Scott sent them all an email message saying that he was neither.


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