“I’m A Doctor, Not . . . .”

God, I loved the character of Leonard “Bones” McCoy as played by DeForest Kelley.  Crusty, unforgiving, gravel-voiced, and possessed of no people sense whatsoever, Bones had no problem with calling it as he saw it, even if it was in the middle of a crisis.  And, of course, no other doctor in the history of medicine was as proficient and profound as Dr. McCoy in declaring that some red-shirted security guy was dead.

But for me, the best McCoy lines had to do with the fact that he was just a doctor, with the limited skill set that implied:

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