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Old March 27 2013, 05:11 AM   #41
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Re: You give me the creeps

erastus25 wrote: View Post
Spock more or less tormenting Rand after Kirk nearly raped her is pretty damned creepy.
THIS! When I first saw this (I was a kid), I thought nothing of the scene other than one that was supposed to be humorous. But subsequent watches as I grew older lent the dialogue, his delivery of it, her reception of his "joke" and just the entire exchange a strongly cringe-y feel.

Oh well.

Scenes like this (and episodes like Turnabout Intruder) force us to place TOS firmly in its time and excuse it for what it ultimately was: a 60s TV series.
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