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Old September 26 2013, 06:37 AM   #46
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Re: Operation – Annihilate: Operation – Stay Awake

plynch wrote: View Post
Tan Ru wrote: View Post
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Now if I could only stay awake during "The Immunity Syndrome"!

YES! IS is a sleeper as well. Glad I am not alone on that one as well...
TOTAL sleeper. Maybe worst episode of TOS for that fact. No coolness like space hippies or Spock's hair being good after a brain operation. Just DULL. Woof.
Different strokes I guess. 40 years ago when I started watching TOS in reruns I started ranking them, and DOOMSDAY and IMMUNITY were always in my top 3 (other was usually BALANCE or OBSESSION.) I don't think IMMUNITY has EVER been out of my top 10. Wish they did more stuff that didn't bother with guest cast.

EDIT ADDON: odd, but the reason I went into this thread was I saw newest member name was dgerrold and I was wondering if it was David Gerrold. Info on page indicated he had posted here, but there's nothing here from him, and now when I go back to the username it has zero posts listed.
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Old September 26 2013, 12:10 PM   #47
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Re: Operation – Annihilate: Operation – Stay Awake

The only thing that irked me about "Operation -- Annihilate!" was the cheap device of Spock being blinded. Of course, we knew he would regain his sight before the closing credits rolled.

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It's interesting to see the TRW employees watching the filming from the walkway overhead. I wonder if it was hard to keep them quiet during takes?
That shouldn't have been a problem. We Southern Californians are used to seeing film crews everywhere and we know how to conduct ourselves when a location shoot is in progress. Besides, all the dialogue in the outdoor scenes had to be looped in postproduction anyway.

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A lot of fans thought the location was a college campus. Here's a link to a screencap of a well-composed shot, with the walkway in the foreground blocking out the TRW logo on the tall white building.
On second thought, it would have been a pretty hefty coincidence if an overhead walkway just happened to be in the right place for that shot. I'm sure the dark triangle in the upper left corner is just a piece of cardboard or something mounted on a stand in front of the camera.

ADDENDUM: Wait a minute -- this is a ZOMBIE THREAD!

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