History Recap / StarTrekS1E2CharlieX

28th Feb '17 9:01:53 AM wyattte
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[[caption-width-right:350:If Charlie makes this face, you are ''unfathomable'' levels of screwed.]]
4th Feb '17 11:23:30 PM FordPrefect
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Charlie becomes infatuated with Yeoman Rand, [[StalkerWithACrush stalking her]] and delivering presents she doesn't want. In the rec room we get to see Spock and Uhura make [[TheCastShowoff music]] together, which annoys Charlie because it distracts everyone (and especially Yeomand Rand) from him.

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Charlie becomes infatuated with Yeoman Rand, [[StalkerWithACrush stalking her]] and delivering presents she doesn't want. In the rec room we get to see Spock and Uhura make [[TheCastShowoff music]] together, which annoys Charlie because it distracts everyone (and especially Yeomand Yeoman Rand) from him.
29th Jan '17 4:07:03 PM katrinahood
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[floatboxright:
Series: Series/{{Star Trek The Original Series}}\\
Episode: Season 1, Episode 2\\
Title: Charlie X\\
Previous: The Man Trap\\
Next: Where No Man Has Gone Before\\
Recapper: {{Tropers/MemorizePi}}]

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[floatboxright:
Series: Series/{{Star Trek The Original Series}}\\
Episode: Season 1, Episode 2\\
Title: Charlie X\\
Previous: The Man Trap\\
Next: Where No Man Has Gone Before\\
Recapper: {{Tropers/MemorizePi}}]
1st Dec '16 1:44:20 PM fruitstripegum
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* ExplosiveInstrumentation: The communication console emits a shower of sparks and burns Uhura's hand. Justified in this case because it's Charlie using his powers to prevent communications with anyone outside the ship; Uhura states that there wouldn't normally be any reason for it to do that.



* ExplosiveInstrumentation: The communication console emits a shower of sparks and burns Uhura's hand. Justified in this case because it's Charlie using his powers to prevent communications with anyone outside the ship; Uhura states that there wouldn't normally be any reason for it to do that.



* NoSocialSkills: Charlie has insufferably poor social skills.



* NoSocialSkills: Charlie has insufferably poor social skills.
16th Sep '16 1:25:02 AM quillers
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** Also might be an expy of Charlie Gordon, in ''Literature/FlowersforAlgernon'', as a young man unable to cope with the powers he has been given.
9th Sep '16 11:44:51 PM CaptEquinox
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* MindRape: There's a bit where Charlie is making Spock recite poetry instead of say what he wants to say on the intercom. Charlie comments that he could make Spock spin around, dance or laugh. A couple of seasons later, [[ProductionForeshadowing the Platonians do just that]].

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* MindRape: There's a bit where Charlie is making Spock recite poetry instead of say what he wants to say on the intercom. Charlie comments that [[PeoplePuppets he could make Spock spin around, dance or laugh.laugh]]. A couple of seasons later, [[ProductionForeshadowing the Platonians do just that]].
9th Sep '16 11:31:12 PM CaptEquinox
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* MindRape: There's a bit where Charlie is making Spock recite poetry instead of say what he wants to say on the intercom. Charlie comments that he could make Spock spin around, dance or laugh. A couple of seasons later, [[ProductionForeshadowing the Platonians do just that]].
9th Sep '16 11:04:40 PM CaptEquinox
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** This was a case of ShipTease on the part of Nichols, Nimoy and the writing staff. When the show first started, they wanted to drop hints that Uhura and Spock would end up together. Nichols and Nimoy played it this way even into the third season (watch Spock whenever Uhura gets zapped or falls out of her chair). Of course, NBC couldn't allow it to be any more explicit than that, as interracial romance would have cost them the all-important southern affiliates. There's more WhatCouldHaveBeen in the recap for "[[Recap/StarTrekS3E10PlatosStepchildren Plato's Stepchildren]]".
27th Mar '16 4:40:17 PM shawn_allen
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*DownerEnding: Charlie only wanted to be liked and accepted by the crew. His temper and "talent" make it impossible but it's not his fault (entirely) since he'd been alone since age three.
24th Nov '15 3:00:12 PM katrinahood
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* TheCastShowoff: Creator/NichelleNichols. The musical rec room scene was entirely unnecessary, but entertaining.
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