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Old July 8 2013, 01:42 AM   #40
trevanian
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Re: "The Trouble With Tribbles" is the most overrated episode of TOS..

EnsignHarper wrote: View Post
One thing that IS indisputable, is that TTWT is Scotty/Jimmy Doohan's Finest Hour on TOS - he even gets to deliver the final punchline!


"Lad...don't you think you should.....rephrase that?"
He's awfully funny in the aftermath scene with Kirk too, but I prefer the Scotty of 1st season's ARMAGEDDON (his squaring off w/ Ambassador Fox) and his scene with McCoy in the hall outside the briefing room in TURNABOUT INTRUDER. There's a genuine character in there with his own sense of right and wrong, way beyond just an accent, that is unfortunately all too rarely tapped.
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