imagine spock learning about the terran ‘puppy dog face’ and practicing it in the mirror in private. for practical future use, of course.
one day they’re about to go on a nerdy research mission on a new planet. but kirk says spock has to stay and watch the ship.
spock just turns around like
spock goes on the mission.
kirk names the new planet 'I'M FUCKING DOOMED'
Pike denies the name. But just barely.