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Star Trek Movies I-X Discuss the first ten big screen outings in this forum!

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Old January 19 2009, 06:15 PM   #46
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Re: For Those Who Saw TWOK in 1982

I saw WoK in '82 thru a dirty windshield at a drive-in. UGGHHHH..........

Anyway, Shatner's KAAAAAHHHHN!! did not seem humorous at the time.

I think it only became funny and campy after the Seinfeld episode.
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Old January 19 2009, 09:12 PM   #47
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Re: For Those Who Saw TWOK in 1982

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I did chuckle when Spock was dying. For some reason him straightening his jacket and walking into the wall is funny to me.
See I have heard that before and I must admit, I find it a REALLY odd reaction.

I saw great dignity in Spock's desire to present himself to his admiral in a respectful manner, one last time.
I'm pretty sure the whole point of that bit is to illustrate he's been blinded without having him scream "MY EYES! I CAN'T SEE! IT BURNS!" After all, Shouty Spock mostly only barked orders or "THE WOMEN!!!" and not so much whining about his problems.
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Old January 19 2009, 10:03 PM   #48
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Re: For Those Who Saw TWOK in 1982

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I saw WoK in '82 thru a dirty windshield at a drive-in. UGGHHHH..........

Anyway, Shatner's KAAAAAHHHHN!! did not seem humorous at the time.

I think it only became funny and campy after the Seinfeld episode.
I've still got super-8 film footage (roll-ends, when we were just using up the last of the cartridge before putting another one in) from 1984 and 1985 and 1987 that have me acting out the KHAAAN and Klingon bastards speeches, as well as Chris Lloyd's 'get out! get outta there!' as well as, 'get away from her you bitch' from ALIENS. I think that predates SEINFELD by quite a bit.
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Old January 20 2009, 06:23 PM   #49
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Re: For Those Who Saw TWOK in 1982

I think there is something to the spoofing the Khan line in popular culture making it funny now.
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Old January 21 2009, 12:16 AM   #50
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Re: For Those Who Saw TWOK in 1982

Jon Stewart frequently does a version of it on The Daily Show...with overhead camera and everything.
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Old January 21 2009, 10:04 PM   #51
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Re: For Those Who Saw TWOK in 1982

I was 7 or 8 years old at the time.

I don't remember anyone laughing...
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