"The City on the Edge of Forever" Line-by-line

Discussion in 'Star Trek - The Original & Animated Series' started by LeadHead, Sep 2, 2010.

  1. leandar

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    Kirk: Explain.
     
  2. LeadHead

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    Spock: I can't. For this to do what it does is impossible by any science I understand. It is operating even now. Putting out waves and wave of time displacement, which we picked up millions of miles away.
     
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    Uhura: Landing party to Enterprise. No sign of Doctor McCoy. Search progressing.
     
  4. LeadHead

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    Uhura and Security walk past a large rock McCoy is hiding behind

    Spock: Incredible Power. It can't be a machine as we understand mechanics.
     
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    Kirk: Then what is it?
     
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    Guardian: A Question. Since before your sun burned hot in space and before your race was born, I awaited a question.
     
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  9. leandar

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    Guardian: I am both and neither. I am my own beginning, my own ending.
     
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    Spock: I see no reason for answers to be couched in riddles.
     
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    Guardian: I answer as simply as your level of understanding makes possible.
     
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    Spock: A time portal, Captain. A gateway to other times and dimensions, if I'm correct.
     
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    GUARDIAN: As correct as possible for you. Your science knowledge is obviously primitive.
     
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    SPOCK: Really.
     
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    Kirk: Annoyed Spock?
     
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    GUARDIAN: Behold. A gateway to your own past, if you wish.

    (A camel train passing a pyramid, ancient Rome - images appear inside the doughnut.)
     
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    (A camel train passing a pyramid, ancient Rome - images appear inside the Guardian.)

    MCCOY: Killers! Killers! I won't let you get me! I'll kill you first! I won't let you get me! Assassins! Murderers! Killers!

    (Scott and a guard manage to grab McCoy, and Spock neck-pinches him. An army of lancers charge across the Guardian.)
     
  19. Enterprise1981

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    KIRK: Spock! If that is a doorway back through time, could we somehow take Bones back a day in time, then...
     
  20. JanewayRulz!

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    SPOCK: Relive the accident. This time be certain that the hypo accident is avoided. Look at the speed with which the centuries are passing, Captain. To step through on precisely the day we wish