RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 137,833
Posts: 5,327,190
Members: 24,551
Currently online: 557
Newest member: Mycroft

TrekToday headlines

Latest Official Starships Collection Ships
By: T'Bonz on Jul 10

Seven of Nine Bobble Head
By: T'Bonz on Jul 9

Pegg The Prankster
By: T'Bonz on Jul 9

More Trek Stars Join Unbelievable!!!!!
By: T'Bonz on Jul 8

Star Trek #35 Preview
By: T'Bonz on Jul 8

New ThinkGeek Trek Apparel
By: T'Bonz on Jul 7

Star Trek Movie Prop Auction
By: T'Bonz on Jul 7

Drexler: NX Engineering Room Construction
By: T'Bonz on Jul 7

New Trek Home Fashions
By: T'Bonz on Jul 4

Star Trek Pop-Ups Book Preview
By: T'Bonz on Jul 3


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Star Trek TV Series > Star Trek - Original Series

Star Trek - Original Series The one that started it all...

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old June 29 2014, 05:25 PM   #1
Green Shirt
Commodore
 
Green Shirt's Avatar
 
Location: 21133
Lip Readers, Need Help With Dr. Korby Line

In What Are Little Girls Made Of? Dr. Korby tells Andrea "Now, uh, kiss Captain Kirk" . Thanks to large screen HD, his lip movements don't even remotely appear that he is saying "Cap't Kirk". Any ideas?
__________________
Its not easy being green.
Green Shirt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 29 2014, 06:43 PM   #2
Harvey
Admiral
 
Harvey's Avatar
 
Re: Lip Readers, Need Help With Dr. Korby Line

Green Shirt wrote: View Post
In What Are Little Girls Made Of? Dr. Korby tells Andrea "Now, uh, kiss Captain Kirk" . Thanks to large screen HD, his lip movements don't even remotely appear that he is saying "Cap't Kirk". Any ideas?
The script (dated July 27, 1966) has the line scripted as, "Kiss Captain Kirk, Andrea" rather than the aired, "Andrea, kiss Captain Kirk." I don't have the episode in front of me, so I'm not sure if that's any help, but there it is.
__________________
"This begs explanation." - de Forest Research on Star Trek

My blog: Star Trek Fact Check.
Harvey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 29 2014, 11:23 PM   #3
Robert Comsol
Commodore
 
Robert Comsol's Avatar
 
Location: USS Berlin
Re: Lip Readers, Need Help With Dr. Korby Line

Actually, I had wanted to post a similar request recently, so I hope nobody minds adding my request for a skilled lip reader.

In the opening title scene of "Journey to Babel" we hear Bill Shatner's voice introducing the situation while the footage shows him giving Sarek and his wife a tour through the ship.

Walking towards the engine room Bill Shatner looks and points up and explains something but we can't hear it.

I'd really love to know whether it's meaningful dialogue or else.

Bob
__________________
"The first duty of every Starfleet officer is to the truth" Jean-Luc Picard
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them."
Albert Einstein
Robert Comsol is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 30 2014, 12:19 AM   #4
Push The Button
Captain
 
Push The Button's Avatar
 
Location: Smithfield, Rhode Island USA
Re: Lip Readers, Need Help With Dr. Korby Line

Robert Comsol wrote: View Post
Actually, I had wanted to post a similar request recently, so I hope nobody minds adding my request for a skilled lip reader.

In the opening title scene of "Journey to Babel" we hear Bill Shatner's voice introducing the situation while the footage shows him giving Sarek and his wife a tour through the ship.

Walking towards the engine room Bill Shatner looks and points up and explains something but we can't hear it.

I'd really love to know whether it's meaningful dialogue or else.

Bob
That pieca sh*t up there, I never like him, I never trusta him. For all I know, he had my friend Angel Fernandez killed.

Sorry, just had a Scarface flashback.
__________________
Let's make sure history never forgets...
the name...
Enterprise
Push The Button is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 30 2014, 02:27 AM   #5
Shat Happens
Commander
 
Shat Happens's Avatar
 
Re: Lip Readers, Need Help With Dr. Korby Line

I never got what Kirk said to McCoy about ther rest of the inspection (in the engine room) in Star Trek II. Subtitles say "later", but I am not sure.
Shat Happens is online now   Reply With Quote
Old June 30 2014, 02:42 AM   #6
The Old Mixer
Vice Admiral
 
The Old Mixer's Avatar
 
Location: Connecticut
Re: Lip Readers, Need Help With Dr. Korby Line

I was always under the impression that it was "Let it go."
__________________
50 years ago on July 6: A Hard Day's Night premieres in London.
The Old Mixer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 30 2014, 03:18 AM   #7
Vger23
Lieutenant Junior Grade
 
Location: New England
Re: Lip Readers, Need Help With Dr. Korby Line

Shat Happens wrote: View Post
I never got what Kirk said to McCoy about ther rest of the inspection (in the engine room) in Star Trek II. Subtitles say "later", but I am not sure.
Definitely "later"
__________________
I am KEEROCK!!
Vger23 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 30 2014, 04:36 AM   #8
GSchnitzer
Co-Executive Producer
 
GSchnitzer's Avatar
 
Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, Terra
Send a message via AIM to GSchnitzer Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to GSchnitzer Send a message via Yahoo to GSchnitzer
Re: Lip Readers, Need Help With Dr. Korby Line

The Old Mixer wrote: View Post
I was always under the impression that it was "Let it go."
No, you're thinking of the Disney movie Frozen.
__________________
Greg Schnitzer
Co-Executive Producer
Star Trek Phase II
http://www.startrekphase2.com
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3348883/
GSchnitzer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 30 2014, 04:46 AM   #9
HIjol
Captain
 
HIjol's Avatar
 
Location: Currently U.A.E (a lot like Tatooine!)
Re: Lip Readers, Need Help With Dr. Korby Line

Absolutely: "later"
__________________
"If man is to survive, he will delight in the essential differences between men and between cultures. He will learn that differences in ideas and attitudes are a part of life's exciting variety, not something to fear" Gene Roddenberry
HIjol is online now   Reply With Quote
Old June 30 2014, 05:05 AM   #10
CorporalCaptain
Vice Admiral
 
CorporalCaptain's Avatar
 
Location: Kentucky
Re: Lip Readers, Need Help With Dr. Korby Line

Yes, "later".
__________________
John
CorporalCaptain is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 30 2014, 05:48 AM   #11
LMFAOschwarz
Captain
 
LMFAOschwarz's Avatar
 
Re: Lip Readers, Need Help With Dr. Korby Line

Shat Happens wrote: View Post
I never got what Kirk said to McCoy about ther rest of the inspection (in the engine room) in Star Trek II. Subtitles say "later", but I am not sure.
Vger23 wrote: View Post
Definitely "later"
HIjol wrote: View Post
Absolutely: "later"
CorporalCaptain wrote: View Post
Yes, "later".
Unquestionably, "Later.".
LMFAOschwarz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 30 2014, 07:10 AM   #12
Nebusj
Rear Admiral
 
Nebusj's Avatar
 
View Nebusj's Twitter Profile
Re: Lip Readers, Need Help With Dr. Korby Line

LMFAOschwarz wrote: View Post
Shat Happens wrote: View Post
I never got what Kirk said to McCoy about ther rest of the inspection (in the engine room) in Star Trek II. Subtitles say "later", but I am not sure.
Vger23 wrote: View Post
Definitely "later"
HIjol wrote: View Post
Absolutely: "later"
CorporalCaptain wrote: View Post
Yes, "later".
Unquestionably, "Later.".
I don't understand. Why won't you tell me now?
Nebusj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 30 2014, 12:03 PM   #13
The Old Mixer
Vice Admiral
 
The Old Mixer's Avatar
 
Location: Connecticut
Re: Lip Readers, Need Help With Dr. Korby Line

GSchnitzer wrote: View Post
The Old Mixer wrote: View Post
I was always under the impression that it was "Let it go."
No, you're thinking of the Disney movie Frozen.
Unlikely, since I've never seen it.
__________________
50 years ago on July 6: A Hard Day's Night premieres in London.
The Old Mixer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 1 2014, 01:14 AM   #14
T'Girl
Vice Admiral
 
T'Girl's Avatar
 
Re: Lip Readers, Need Help With Dr. Korby Line

Robert Comsol wrote: View Post
Walking towards the engine room Bill Shatner looks and points up and explains something but we can't hear it.


Shatner: "...and dangling from the ceiling by those ropes is Nimoy's bicycle."

T'Girl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 1 2014, 09:55 AM   #15
Robert Comsol
Commodore
 
Robert Comsol's Avatar
 
Location: USS Berlin
Re: Lip Readers, Need Help With Dr. Korby Line

...or Shatner is telling Lenard about Apollo 4, the first unmanned testflight of a Saturn V rocket in early November 1967, which probably was a topic during the production of this episode.

However, given the devotion to accurate "in-universe" detail during production (Talos IV Report, primary phaser viewscreen schematics for "Space Seed" and "The Trouble With Tribbles") and the probability that this scene with Kirk and Sarek could have made it into the final episode with intact "in-universe" dialogue, I'd really like to know what was said here.

Bob
__________________
"The first duty of every Starfleet officer is to the truth" Jean-Luc Picard
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them."
Albert Einstein
Robert Comsol is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 04:55 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.