"Bread and Circuses" Line-by-Line!

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

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    MCCOY: No, I think I can walk. I'll try.

    (McCoy suddenly doubles over in pain and two guards are sent in to help. One gets neck-pinched, the Roman is karate-chopped and the last guard is punched by the invalid.)
     
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    MERIK: Well done, Jim. (Armed guards appear.) I'm afraid it isn't that easy. They've been handling slaves here for two thousand years.
     
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    CLAUDIUS: But it was exciting. They'd do well in the arena.
     
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    KIRK: Captain Merik, isn't it ?
     
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    MERIK: Yes, it's me. This is our Proconsul, Claudius Marcus.
     
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    CLAUDIUS: But this is no place for a reunion.
     
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    MERIK: This way. Your friends, too. There's lots to talk about, lots to explain.
     
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    KIRK: I agree.
     
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    MERIK: Don't judge me before you know the facts. Come on, we can talk freely here. The Proconsul knows who and what we are.
     
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    ^ finishing....

    [Chamber]


    (Some small animal skins on the floor, a brass brazier, an urn and busts on plinths, and a girl preparing drinks.)

    MERIK: You can leave us.

    (The guards leave.)

    MERIK: Well, a celebration. A meeting of old friends.

    CLAUDIUS: Prepare food for our friends. They've come from a great distance. A great distance indeed. So, this is a Vulcan. Interesting. From what I've heard, I wish I had fifty of you for the arena.
     
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    CLAUDIUS: Prepare food for our friends. They've come from a great distance. A great distance indeed. So, this is a Vulcan. Interesting. From what I've heard, I wish I had fifty of you for the arena.
     
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    MERIK: This other is your ship's surgeon?
     
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    KIRK: McCoy.
     
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    MERIK: It's a pity we can't let him loose in our hospitals. Our level of medicine would improve immeasurably, I'm sure.
     
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    CLAUDIUS: Come. You must be hungry. Gentlemen? (They sit at a table, and the girl brings over a plate.) Oh, try the sparrow broiled in garum. Delicious. Or perhaps some of this roast kid. Lovely thing, isn't she?
     
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    MERIK: We had meteor damage, Jim. I went ashore with a landing party to look for iridium ore for repairs, and I met this gentleman.
     
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    MERIK: He convinced me it would be unfair to this world to carry word of their existence elsewhere.