You'd think that Leonard Nimoy would be the "Star Trek" actor most eager to say goodbye to the whole, as well as the specific, Enterprise. After all, Mr. Spock, his half-alien character, was the science fiction series' most indelible icon, a paragon of Vulan logic and often poignant when it came to dealing with his own, repressed emotions.
And, of course, there were those ears.
But even though Mr. Nimoy is the most insistent of the seven original cast members that "Star Trek VI" is their final Starship flight, he bids farewell to the Enterprise with far more ambivalence than he does relief.
"I'm not sick of it," Mr. Nimoy said of the 25-year-old "Star Trek" phenomenon, which spawned two wildly successful television series, six movies, an animated show, tons of ancillary merchandise and the most dedicated fan following this side of dead Elvis. "It's been very satisfying, very fulfilling.