"Bread and Circuses" Line-by-Line!

Discussion in 'Star Trek - The Original & Animated Series' started by CoveTom, May 26, 2011.

  1. Enterprise1981

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    (Merik enters. There are guards in the room now too.)

    CLAUDIUS: See if he has it. Not that I would have punished her. I would have blamed you. You're a Roman, Kirk, or you should have been. It's not on his person? '

    MERIK: No, Proconsul.
     
  2. HarryM

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    CLAUDIUS: I am sorry I was detained. I trust there was nothing further you required?
     
  3. Enterprise1981

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    KIRK: Nothing except perhaps an explanation.
     
  4. HarryM

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    CLAUDIUS: Because you're a man, I owe you that. You must die shortly, and because you are a man (pauses) Would you leave us, Merik? The thoughts of one man to another cannot possibly interest you.
    (Merik leaves.)
     
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    CLAUDIUS: Because you are a man, I gave you some last hours as a man.
     
  6. Admiral Shran

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    KIRK: I appreciate that.
     
  7. HarryM

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    CLAUDIUS: Unfortunately, we must demonstrate that defiance is intolerable.
     
  8. Enterprise1981

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    KIRK: Of course.
     
  9. HarryM

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    CLAUDIUS: But I've learned to respect you. I promise you, you will die easily, quickly.
     
  10. Enterprise1981

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    KIRK: I thank you. And my friends?
     
  11. HarryM

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    CLAUDIUS: When their time comes, the same of course. Guards. Take him to the arena. Oh, we've pre-empted fifteen minutes on the early show for you. In full colour. We guarantee you a splendid audience. You may not understand because you're centuries beyond anything as crude as television.
     
  12. Enterprise1981

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    KIRK: I've heard it was similar.
     
  13. Captain Robert April

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    SCOTT: Enterprise log, Engineer Scott reporting. All banks in readiness for disruption of power sources on the planet's surface.
     
  14. Enterprise1981

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    ANNOUNCER: Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. Before tonight's first heat, a simple execution. Stay tuned to this channel. There's a lot of excitement coming your way.
     
  15. HarryM

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    CLAUDIUS: Make it a quick, single thrust.
     
  16. Enterprise1981

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    MASTER: Don't move. You'll only die harder.
     
  17. HarryM

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    FLAVIUS: (rushing into the arena) Murderers! If you want death, fight me!

    (Claudius signals a guard, who fires his machine gun. The Roman is killed along with Flavius. Kirk grabs the sword and deals with another Roman.)
     
  18. Captain Robert April

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    (Meanwhile, back on the bridge....)

    SCOTT: Now, Mr. Chekov. Activate!
     
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    (As the lights go out, Kirk gets himself a gun and runs.)


    CLAUDIUS: Guards, don't let him escape! Guards!
     
  20. HarryM

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    (When the lights come on again, Kirk is by McCoy and Spock's cell.)

    MCCOY: Jim!