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'Star Trek': Hilarious Riker Footage Lights Up Twitter (Video)

Fans are celebrating a supercut revealing the Starfleet officer sat in chairs in an unusual way.

Star Trek Riker Sits Down - H 2013
Jonathan Frakes

No. 1 knows how to take a seat.

A rather mesmerizing supercut of Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Commander Riker (Jonathan Frakes) reveals that the officer favored sitting down by swinging his leg over the back of his chair.

It always was apparent Riker was an alpha male, but this facet of his masculinity had gone uncelebrated until now. On Twitter, a number of TNG fans expressed disbelief they’d never realized this before.

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“Why have I never noticed that Commander Riker sits down like this before!?!?!” tweeted one, while another wrote, "I've seen every TNG ep, but must admit I never comprehended the true extent of ' chair domination."

Colin Hanks tweeted “Hell yes, @jonathansfrakes. Now THIS is how you sit down in futuristic chair! http://youtu.be/lVIGhYMwRgs

So far, no tweets or subspace communiques from Frakes in response to the video. We'll update if he takes notice.