Yanked from Fanthropology:

Analytics performed upon Star Trek episodes confirm that the red-shirts die much more often than anybody else. However, if Captain Kirk “makes contact” with an alien woman, the red shirts are much more likely to survive. Full text of the article is here: http://www.clicktracks.com/insidetrack/articles/kirk_analytics.php?source=nws072007 . It is totally worth reading and the graph just killed me 🙂

Hilarious, but informative….