History Recap / StarTrekS1E10TheCorbomiteManeuver

11th Jun '17 7:06:15 PM TheGoodWario
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* RedShirt: [https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--pHWCDLhu--/c_fit,fl_progressive,q_80,w_636/1823nsyfv2fxdjpg.jpg He was a Red Shirt on TOS]]... and lived. He is: Advertising/TheMostInterestingManInTheWorld.

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* RedShirt: [https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--pHWCDLhu--/c_fit,fl_progressive,q_80,w_636/1823nsyfv2fxdjpg.jpg [[http://io9.gizmodo.com/5951561/the-most-interesting-man-in-the-world-played-a-red-shirt-on-star-trekand-survived He was a Red Shirt on TOS]]... and lived. He is: Advertising/TheMostInterestingManInTheWorld.
11th Jun '17 7:05:33 PM TheGoodWario
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* RedShirt: [[http://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/memoryalpha/images/8/81/Engineer_corridor_corbomite_maneuver.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20110529113251&path-prefix=en He was a Red Shirt on TOS]]... and lived. He is: Advertising/TheMostInterestingManInTheWorld.

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* RedShirt: [[http://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/memoryalpha/images/8/81/Engineer_corridor_corbomite_maneuver.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20110529113251&path-prefix=en [https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--pHWCDLhu--/c_fit,fl_progressive,q_80,w_636/1823nsyfv2fxdjpg.jpg He was a Red Shirt on TOS]]... and lived. He is: Advertising/TheMostInterestingManInTheWorld.
10th Jun '17 9:32:21 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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* 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).

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* 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 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).



* SecondEpisodeIntroduction: This is the first non-pilot episode of ''Star Trek''. Introduced are Uhura, Yeoman Rand, and Dr. Leonard "Bones" [=McCoy=] (as a SecondEpisodeSubstitute for Dr. Mark Piper); it is not, however, the second episode aired, as the pilot episode "Where No Man Has Gone Before" was held back until later in the first season.

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* SecondEpisodeIntroduction: This is the first non-pilot episode of ''Star Trek''. Trek.'' Introduced are Uhura, Yeoman Rand, and Dr. Leonard "Bones" [=McCoy=] (as a SecondEpisodeSubstitute for Dr. Mark Piper); it is not, however, the second episode aired, as the pilot episode "Where No Man Has Gone Before" was held back until later in the first season.



* SeeTheWhitesOfTheirEyes: The cube initially stops over 1500 metres from the ''Enterprise'', although on-screen they appear nose to nose with each other. Later the cube gets closer than 51 metres before phasers destroy it. (That's closer than half the cube's size.)

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* SeeTheWhitesOfTheirEyes: The cube initially stops over 1500 metres from the ''Enterprise'', ''Enterprise,'' although on-screen they appear nose to nose with each other. Later the cube gets closer than 51 metres before phasers destroy it. (That's closer than half the cube's size.)
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).
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