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Old October 18 2013, 01:06 AM   #16
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Re: LOL Sobbing what? DVD/BR subtitles question

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It's Naked Time all right, when he has that long complicated camera move scene wrapping around him, alone in the briefing room. It was the last shot of the day and everyone was wanting to leave before overtime kicked in, and Nimoy knew he had to get it right the first time.

"Two... four... six... eight... (cries)"

Being picky, but TATV points out they were already into Golden Time, but it is still an amazing scene/shot, a nice collaboration between Nimoy and Marc Daniels on the fly
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Old October 18 2013, 01:15 AM   #17
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Yeah, I was recalling it from memory. I've not read the source nor seen the episode in over 20 years.

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Re: LOL Sobbing what? DVD/BR subtitles question

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But can anyone confirm "sobbing mathematically" are really in the disc subtitles?
No. (I just watched this episode on Blu-ray; the subtitles only say "CRYING".)
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Old October 19 2013, 05:41 AM   #19
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There was always a little something "off" and unsettling when Nimoy's Spock went emotional. It reinforced that he was still an alien, and that there was a reason that Vulcan's kept their feelings bottled up. Mark Lenard (and Patrick Stewart channeling his character) also pulled this off.

This is what disappoints me with Laurence Luckinbill's performance as an "emotional Vulcan" in STV...he didn't capture any of that. Take off the ears, you're just playing a human.
Wait, you're comparing the performance of characters who were stoic 99.99 percent of the time and then had some kind of traumatic break---

to a character who long ago decided it was okay to be as emotional as the everyday human?

You totally missed the point.
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Old October 19 2013, 06:04 AM   #20
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But can anyone confirm "sobbing mathematically" are really in the disc subtitles?
No. (I just watched this episode on Blu-ray; the subtitles only say "CRYING".)
Not on the old orange label DVDs either, LOL.
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Old October 19 2013, 09:23 AM   #21
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Wait, you're comparing the performance of characters who were stoic 99.99 percent of the time and then had some kind of traumatic break---

to a character who long ago decided it was okay to be as emotional as the everyday human?

You totally missed the point.
Funny, I always thought that the people behind STV were the ones missing the point....
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Old October 19 2013, 09:22 PM   #22
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But can anyone confirm "sobbing mathematically" are really in the disc subtitles?
No. (I just watched this episode on Blu-ray; the subtitles only say "CRYING".)
Not on the old orange label DVDs either, LOL.
Pity then, bc it is awesome. Thanks ppl
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