Spock: "And we've convened this meeting to plan the captain's, as you term it, surprise birthday party. Would someone enlighten me on the custom of giving a party on someone's birthday and why this one has to be a surprise?"
Crewman in first row (sotto voce): "This guy doesn't have a clue. What is he--from another planet?"
When the galaxy hit difficult economic times, Kirk earned a few extra quatloos by doing reverse mortgage commercials.