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Old December 30 2012, 06:12 AM   #1
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Worst lines of dialogue in the entire series?

I'd like to know what you think are the worst lines of dialogue (for writing OR delivery) in the entire series. Here are some of my own nominations...

“Personally, I find the lady's taste questionable, but she obviously prefers you, and you obviously don't seem to mind.”

"He ran in, said you wanted us on the bridge."

"Gonna crack my knuckles and jump for joy ! Got a clean bill of health from Dr. McCoy!"

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Old December 30 2012, 06:46 AM   #2
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Re: Worst lines of dialogue in the entire series?

"Gonna crack my knuckles and jump for joy ! Got a clean bill of health from Dr. McCoy!"

Can't find fault with this one. It was supposed to sound goofy.
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Old December 30 2012, 07:14 AM   #3
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Re: Worst lines of dialogue in the entire series?

"I'm talking to Mr. Spock! Don't you understand!!!...I've got it! The disease! Love....blah blah blah...have you noticed her Mr. Spock? You're allowed to notice. Blah blah blah"

And this after Nimoy gets like three minutes for his scene. Shatner (whether by choice or not) gets...45 seconds?

Though "no beach to walk on" is okay.
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Old December 30 2012, 07:18 AM   #4
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Re: Worst lines of dialogue in the entire series?

"No Bonk, bonk!"
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Old December 30 2012, 07:22 AM   #5
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Re: Worst lines of dialogue in the entire series?

"No, BLAH BLAH BLAH!"

"Somebody beaming down from the bridge."

"Brain and brain, what is brain?!"

"When I came aboard!!!" (the second use)

"What's happening to Lt. You-hear-rah!"

"Captain's log, stardate...armageddon."
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Old December 30 2012, 11:18 AM   #6
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Re: Worst lines of dialogue in the entire series?

In "The Ultimate Computer", when Kirk is in his cabin talking to McCoy.

"Unnuhununuhhh..."

Cracks me up every time. Even though it's Shatner's unique acting and not a real line.
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Old December 30 2012, 12:16 PM   #7
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Re: Worst lines of dialogue in the entire series?

Dale Sams;7463389" wrote:
I'm talking to Mr. Spock! Don't you understand!!!...I've got it! The disease! Love....blah blah blah...have you noticed her Mr. Spock? You're allowed to notice. Blah blah blah"

And this after Nimoy gets like three minutes for his scene. Shatner (whether by choice or not) gets...45 seconds?
Shat doesn't need 3 minutes. He can... speedthroughanydialogue, even, allowing... pauses... for, dramaticeffect.
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Old December 30 2012, 12:48 PM   #8
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Re: Worst lines of dialogue in the entire series?

The ... impostor had some ... interesting qualities, wouldn't you say, Yeoman?- Spock, to Rand in 'The Enemy Within'- There just is no way to make that comment come out remotely sane, much less good. Rand should have hauled off and belted him.
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Old December 30 2012, 02:16 PM   #9
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Re: Worst lines of dialogue in the entire series?

But what of Lazarus? What of Lazarus?
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Old December 30 2012, 02:59 PM   #10
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Re: Worst lines of dialogue in the entire series?

Here's one from "Patterns of Force":

SPOCK: Your uniform, Captain.
KIRK: Yes, it's a shame yours isn't as attractive as mine. Gestapo, I believe.
SPOCK: Quite correct. You should make a very convincing Nazi.


If Spock only had the uniform in mind, wouldn't he have said "IT should make a very convincing Nazi."?

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Old December 30 2012, 03:05 PM   #11
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Re: Worst lines of dialogue in the entire series?

It's a joke. It's one of the funniest lines in the series.
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Old December 30 2012, 04:08 PM   #12
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Re: Worst lines of dialogue in the entire series?

Spock got tons of practice in human insult humor while sparring with McCoy.
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Old December 30 2012, 05:37 PM   #13
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Re: Worst lines of dialogue in the entire series?

First one the comes to mind . . . "Double Red Alert!"
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Old December 30 2012, 06:08 PM   #14
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"Captain, I'm frightened".

"Captain, what'll we do?!!?"
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Old December 30 2012, 06:10 PM   #15
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Melakon wrote: View Post
But what of Lazarus? What of Lazarus?
But that line is the only good thing I like in the whole eps.
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