History Recap / StarTrekS1E10TheCorbomiteManeuver

27th Apr '17 9:03:38 AM jellymouse15
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* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: So, uh, does Bailey ever come back? Or what?
8th Apr '17 11:15:53 AM mlsmithca
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[[caption-width-right:299:You know. '''''That''''' face.]]

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[[caption-width-right:299:You know. '''''That''''' '''That''' face.]]



* AssPull: [[invoked]] An example of the "Character Made It Up On The Spot". It worked so well, he pulls it out again for some Romulans in "[[{{Recap/StarTrekS2E12TheDeadlyYears}} The Deadly Years]]".

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* AssPull: [[invoked]] An example of the "Character Made It Up On The Spot". It worked so well, he pulls it out again for some Romulans in "[[{{Recap/StarTrekS2E12TheDeadlyYears}} "[[Recap/StarTrekS2E12TheDeadlyYears The Deadly Years]]".
26th Mar '17 12:48:51 PM jellymouse15
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* RecklessGunUsage: No matter how badly you want the captain to notice you, a phaser is a weapon, not a kitchen gadget!
14th Mar '17 6:36:23 PM jellymouse15
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* ShirtlessScene: Kirk removes his shirt for a physical exam. Guess they decided it was more dignified than a butt-baring hospital gown.

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* ShirtlessScene: Kirk removes his shirt for a physical exam. Guess they decided it was more dignified than a butt-baring hospital gown. After learning that the Enterprise is on alert, he proceeds to walk down the corridor this way, and nobody blinks an eye. Of course, considering the frequency with which Kirk goes shirtless or [[ClothingDamage tears his shirt]], it's likely that everybody on the ship has seen the captain half-dressed.
31st Dec '16 12:09:49 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* EstablishingCharacterMoment[=/=]ThrowItIn: The script directed Spock to emote a fearful reaction upon his first sight of the Balok puppet, but director Joseph Sargent suggested to Leonard Nimoy that he simply ignore what the script called for, to see it as an object of curiosity rather than a threat, and react with [[CatchPhrase the single word: "Fascinating."]]

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment[=/=]ThrowItIn: The script directed Spock to emote a fearful reaction upon his first sight of the Balok puppet, but director Joseph Sargent suggested to Leonard Nimoy Creator/LeonardNimoy that he simply ignore what the script called for, to see it as an object of curiosity rather than a threat, and react with [[CatchPhrase the single word: "Fascinating."]]
31st Dec '16 12:07:54 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* AssPull: [[invoked]] An example of the "Character Made It Up On The Spot" It worked so well, he pulls it out again for some Romulans in "The Deadly Years".

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* AssPull: [[invoked]] An example of the "Character Made It Up On The Spot" Spot". It worked so well, he pulls it out again for some Romulans in "The "[[{{Recap/StarTrekS2E12TheDeadlyYears}} The Deadly Years".Years]]".
1st Dec '16 1:54:43 PM fruitstripegum
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* SciFiWritersHave/NoSenseOfMass: The ''Enterprise'' encounters a mysterious cube, which Sulu says is 107 metres on each side and masses just under 11,000 metric tonnes. Scotty says it must be solid metal, leaving him wondering how it could be powered and how it moves around. But the quoted measurements give a density of about 9 kilograms per cubic metre, significantly less than Styrofoam -- implying the cube is almost certainly hollow (they may have been aiming for 9 tonnes per cubic metre, which is between the densities of iron and lead, and dropped a factor of a thousand somewhere).

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* SciFiWritersHave/NoSenseOfMass: SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfMass: The ''Enterprise'' encounters a mysterious cube, which Sulu says is 107 metres on each side and masses just under 11,000 metric tonnes. Scotty says it must be solid metal, leaving him wondering how it could be powered and how it moves around. But the quoted measurements give a density of about 9 kilograms per cubic metre, significantly less than Styrofoam -- implying the cube is almost certainly hollow (they may have been aiming for 9 tonnes per cubic metre, which is between the densities of iron and lead, and dropped a factor of a thousand somewhere).
27th Nov '16 5:49:42 PM ManEFaces
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* LargeHam: The fake Balok's voice, portrayed by [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0144252/ Ted Cassidy]].


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* SpecialEffectFailure: The fake Balok seen on the viewscreen in an obvious puppet to the eyes of the audience. {{Subverted}} in that it's revealed to be a puppet in-universe too.
27th Nov '16 12:00:56 AM ManEFaces
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* HeroicBSOD: Bailey has a disturbing tendency to [[Literature/WatershipDown tharn out]] in times of stress. He might think about a transport ship. There's a lot less pressure there. Staying on the ''Fesarius'' works too.

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* HeroicBSOD: Bailey has a disturbing tendency to [[Literature/WatershipDown tharn out]] overreact in times of stress. He might think about a transport ship. There's ship; there's a lot less pressure there. Staying on the ''Fesarius'' works too.
13th Sep '16 2:00:45 AM CaptEquinox
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** Sargent was also the one who insisted the bridge crew ''must'' include black personnel. The episodes weren't filmed in the order you see them, so Uhura appears in "earlier" episodes, but this is where Joe d'Agosta brought in Nichelle Nicols and the rest is history.

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** Sargent was also the one who insisted the bridge crew ''must'' include black personnel. The episodes weren't filmed in the order you see them, so Uhura appears in "earlier" episodes, but this is where Joe d'Agosta brought in Nichelle Nicols Nichols and the rest is history.
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