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Old August 2 2014, 11:39 PM   #1
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How many times Kirk died?

Spock this, Spock that, it's always Spock.

Spock died to save the Enterprise from the Genesis Device detonation, then was ressurected by the same wave. Big deal.

Kirk died at least once in Vulcan and another time in the Romulan vessel (both times by the hands of Spock, btw). AND came back frm the dead.

Was there any other occasions of Kirk dying? There are too many episodes to research alone
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Old August 2 2014, 11:55 PM   #2
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Re: How many times Kirk died?

He wasn't dead in either case. Both times, McCoy used drugs to make him appear dead.

Oh wait.

On the Romulan ship, Spock simply used a pressure hold to simulate death.
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Old August 3 2014, 12:02 AM   #3
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Re: How many times Kirk died?

Unless I'm mistaken it's only once, sure in the examples above MCCoy declared him dead but that was simulated. Now Daniel Jackson from another well known franchise can give lessons on (not) being dead. So much so it became a running gag.
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Old August 3 2014, 12:02 AM   #4
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Re: How many times Kirk died?

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He wasn't dead in either case. Both times, McCoy used drugs to make him appear dead.
Dead enough for the Vulcans and Romulans. Is cordrazine that much different from the genesis wave or nanoprobes? I mean, in a fantasy/sci-fi way?
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Old August 3 2014, 12:05 AM   #5
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Re: How many times Kirk died?

I don't believe he's dead now.
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Old August 3 2014, 12:10 AM   #6
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Re: How many times Kirk died?

He's really not, as long as we remember him.
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Old August 3 2014, 12:12 AM   #7
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Re: How many times Kirk died?

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He wasn't dead in either case. Both times, McCoy used drugs to make him appear dead.
Dead enough for the Vulcans and Romulans. Is cordrazine that much different from the genesis wave or nanoprobes? I mean, in a fantasy/sci-fi way?
McCoy never used cordrazine on Kirk. Kirk never died in The Original Series run.
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Old August 3 2014, 03:23 AM   #8
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Re: How many times Kirk died?

^ McCoy and Scotty did, though. And both were fine by the end of the episode!
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Old August 3 2014, 03:24 AM   #9
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Re: How many times Kirk died?

Authentic deaths: Generations and STID.
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Old August 3 2014, 03:41 AM   #10
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Re: How many times Kirk died?

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^ McCoy and Scotty did, though. And both were fine by the end of the episode!
In space, no one issues death certificates.

(Except McCoy. When he says "he's dead, Jim", then he's dead)
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Old August 3 2014, 04:01 AM   #11
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Re: How many times Kirk died?

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He wasn't dead in either case. Both times, McCoy used drugs to make him appear dead.

Oh wait.

On the Romulan ship, Spock simply used a pressure hold to simulate death.
It wasn't a pressure hold, it was a mind meld!
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Old August 3 2014, 04:20 AM   #12
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I don't believe he's dead now.
Since he hasn't been born yet.
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Old August 3 2014, 05:27 AM   #13
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Re: How many times Kirk died?

He was really dead in the movie Into darkness
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Old August 3 2014, 08:26 AM   #14
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He's dead, Jim... er... I mean, you're dead, jim.
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Old August 4 2014, 02:20 AM   #15
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He was really dead in the movie Into darkness
Ummm ... nuKirk was killed by a tribble, right?
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