Discussion in 'Star Trek - Original Series' started by CoveTom, Jul 17, 2011.
BAILEY: What do they want from us? Let's find out what they want us to do.
Kirk: They want us to lose our heads.
BAILEY: We've only got eight minutes left.
Sulu: 7 minutes and 45 seconds.
BAILEY: He's doing a countdown!
McCoy: Practically the end of watch.
BAILEY: What, are you all out of your minds? "End of watch"? It's the end of everything. What are you, robots? Wound-up toy soldiers? Don't you know when you're dying? Watch and regulations and orders What do they mean?
Kirk: Bailey, you're relieved! Escort him to his quarters, Doctor.
MCCOY: Let's go. (McCoy and Bailey leave)
Kirk: Ship to Ship.
UHURA: Hailing frequencies open, sir.
KIRK: This is the Captain of the Enterprise speaking. It is the custom of Earth people to try and avoid misunderstanding whenever possible. We destroyed your space buoy as a simple act of self-preservation. When we attempted to move away from it, it emitted radiation harmful to our species. If you've examined our ship and its tapes, you know this to be true. (humming noise)
BALOK [on viewscreen]: You now have seven minutes left.
(two minute, thirty second commercial break)
Sulu: 4 minutes, 30 seconds.
SCOTTY: You have an annoying fascination for timepieces, Mister Sulu.
BALOK [OC]: Four minutes.
Kirk: What's the matter with them out there? They must know we mean them no harm.
SPOCK: They're certainly aware by now that we're totally incapable of it.
Kirk: There must be something to do, something I've overlooked.
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