History Film / StarTrekVITheUndiscoveredCountry

12th Feb '18 3:03:18 PM StarTropes
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** The ''Excelsior'' is said to be returning home on impulse power, which is unlikely unless they were already near their destination. It would take years to travel between stars at sublight speeds.

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** The ''Excelsior'' is said to be returning home on impulse power, which is unlikely unless they were already near their destination.destination (or taking some time to perform maintenance on their warp drive). It would take years to travel between stars at sublight speeds.
4th Feb '18 4:47:27 AM NondescriptLarva
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*** Nichelle Nichols has previously pointed out the obvious logical flaw about the scene: given that Uhura was the ship's communications officer, and that the Klingon Empire was a hostile foreign power, she would have learned the Klingon language as part of her training.

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*** Nichelle Nichols has previously pointed out the obvious logical flaw about the scene: given that Uhura was the ship's communications officer, and that the Klingon Empire was a hostile foreign power, she would have learned the Klingon language as part of her training. It simply makes no sense that Starfleet would send the Enterprise on such a delicate diplomatic mission without proper preparation.
4th Feb '18 4:44:09 AM NondescriptLarva
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*** Nichelle Nichols has previously pointed out the obvious logical flaw about the scene: given that Uhura was the ship's communications officer, and that the Klingon Empire was a hostile foreign power, she would have learned the Klingon language as part of her training.
17th Jan '18 9:50:04 AM StarTropes
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* IncitingIncident: The Praxis explosion and resulting PlanarShockwave.
4th Jan '18 9:15:02 AM bartraeke
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27th Dec '17 4:35:17 PM Wyldchyld
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** On the DVDCommentary, Nicholas Meyer and screenwriter Denny Martin Flinn actually say that scene is "very erotic" and "sexy stuff". Some might consider that {{Squick}}, and some might consider that FetishFuel.

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** On the DVDCommentary, Nicholas Meyer and screenwriter Denny Martin Flinn actually say that scene is "very erotic" and "sexy stuff". Some might consider that {{Squick}}, and some might consider that FetishFuel.
16th Dec '17 3:20:08 AM StarTropes
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* ExplosiveOverclocking: The ''Excelsior'' is really bookin' it to Khitomer in the climactic scene, with galactic peace hanging in the balance. Captain Sulu says to fly her apart if that's what it takes.

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* ExplosiveOverclocking: The ''Excelsior'' is really bookin' it to Khitomer in the climactic scene, with galactic peace hanging in the balance. Captain Sulu says to balance.
--> '''Sulu:''' In range?\\
'''Helmsman:''' Not yet, sir.\\
'''Sulu:''' Come on, come on!\\
'''Helmsman:''' She'll
fly apart!\\
'''Sulu:''' ''Fly
her apart if that's what it takes.apart, then!''
11th Dec '17 3:19:58 PM AnotherGuy
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* {{Cameo}}: Creator/ChristianSlater as the ''Excelsior'' communications officer who wakes Sulu, which made him a PromotedFanboy. Probably not coincidentally, his mother, Mary Jo Slater, was the casting director.

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* {{Cameo}}: Creator/ChristianSlater as the ''Excelsior'' communications officer who wakes Sulu, which made him a PromotedFanboy. Probably not coincidentally, his mother, Mary Jo Slater, was the casting director.[[note]]IMDB once did a poll of Worst Cameo in a Film -- Slater ran away with it in voting.[[/note]]
1st Dec '17 5:57:22 AM StarTropes
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'''Kirk''': ''[rematerializing back on the ''Enterprise'']''Son of a... Couldn't you have waited ''two seconds?''\\

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'''Kirk''': ''[rematerializing back on the ''Enterprise'']''Son ''Enterprise'']'' Dammit! Dammit! Dammit to hell! Of all the... son of a... Couldn't you have waited ''two seconds?''\\



'''Kirk''': They were just about to tell us the ''whole thing!''\\

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'''Kirk''': They were He was just about to tell us explain the ''whole thing!''\\


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* TrackingDevice: The viridium patch that Spock slaps on Kirk's back just before he and [=McCoy=] beam onto ''Kronos One''.
13th Nov '17 1:38:34 PM Ciara25
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*** Later, when he's about to interrogate Valeris, he roughly yanks her around to face him.

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*** Later, when he's about to interrogate Valeris, he roughly yanks her around to face him.him, and pulls her close when she tries to get away.
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