To commemorate the release of John Scalzi's new book Redshirts, Jonathan Coulton wrote a song about the plight of the expendable characters.
Redshirts came out last week, and it's amazing. Seriously, go pick it up if you haven't already.
(William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei, Star Trek)
(William Shatner, James Doohan, Star Trek)