It turns out being a Redshirt is less perilous than you thinkRobbie Gonzalez2/19/13 4:11pmFiled to: Star TrekMathsStatisticsMoviesStar trek into darknessBenedict cumberbatchJ.J. AbramsRedshirtred shirtstar trek TOStweetFbmathematicsScienceSci67EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkA recent still from Star Trek: Into Darkness shows Benedict Cumberbatch surrounded by redshirts. This, we surmised, could only mean one thing. Anyone with a hint of SF-savvy knows that the grisly fate of a Starfleet crew member clad in crimson is as certain as Cumbermouth's tubercle is sharply defined; in the Star Trek Universe, red means dead. Or does it?