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

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Old May 5 2013, 05:55 PM   #16
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Re: "Why is any object we don't understand always called a thing?"

I love how Kirk (in my view) knows that McCoy is in one of his moods, and doesn't even acknowledge the question.
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Reading the script, I see the conversation as the banter between two friends. I see McCoy venting his frustration at someone he trusts and respects. I see Kirk knowing when to respond and when to let his friend vent. I wish that there been more revealed on what McCoy was doing before he was reactivated to explain his frustration.
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Re: "Why is any object we don't understand always called a thing?"

In an earlier draft of the script, it's revealed that McCoy went into veterinary medicine. He said his patients didn't complain so much. I don't know how long that lasted in subsequent drafts.

Also, in Roddenberry's novelization of the TMP, I think he mentions that Bones has been studying Fabrini medicine.
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