Spock : "Would you beam down to the planet's surface and stand with me? There is a brief ceremony."TOS : Amok Time
Kirk : "Is it permitted?"
Spock : "It is my right. By tradition the male is accompanied by his closest friends."
Kirk : "Thank you Mister Spock."
Spock : "I also request McCoy accompany me."
McCoy : "I shall be honoured, sir."