The Single Worst Line of Dialogue in the entire Star Trek Franchise

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  1. FormerLurker

    FormerLurker Commodore Commodore

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    Re: The Single Worst Line of Dialogue in the entire Star Trek Franchis

    The 'Oath of celibacy' line was the payoff line. Remember, when Uhura first announces that Ilia is on her way to the bridge, she turns to Kirk and says profoundly, "She's... Deltan, Captain." and everyone, or at least the men, sit up a little straighter as Kirk responds, "Understood."
     
  2. Josan

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    Re: The Single Worst Line of Dialogue in the entire Star Trek Franchis

    And you'd be wrong. Because I know a lot of people that said it back in the late 80s and early 90s.
     
  3. Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

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    "Lock and Load" is worse by several degrees.
     
  4. Forbin

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    "Assimilate this!" :wtf:
     
  5. 1001001

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    Re: The Single Worst Line of Dialogue in the entire Star Trek Franchis

    That made me think of:

    "I believe I speak for everyone here when I say...to hell with our orders."

    Which reminds me of:

    "If I were human I believe my response would be 'go to hell.' If I were human."

    Both make me cringe, Data's more so than Spock's, but not by much.
     
  6. Kevman7987

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    I liked "Buckle up!". The way it was said during the quick clip of it in the trailer made it appear to me like Kirk was giving Spock a high-five while saying it. Of course, now I know he was clapping McCoy on the shoulder purposely too hard to irritate him (while referencing the earlier line in the film). But the facts do not change that to me, Kirk and Spock were excited and prepared for this movie and I should be too.
     
  7. Anji

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    Re: The Single Worst Line of Dialogue in the entire Star Trek Franchis

    Pick any line out of "Spock's Brain."
     
  8. Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

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    Nah, it starts off fine.
     
  9. Use of Time

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  10. The Old Building & Loan

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    Re: The Single Worst Line of Dialogue in the entire Star Trek Franchis

    Far be it from me to defend Voyager, but there's nothing wrong with using a word like "freakasaurus" within the episode's context--the crew was visiting the year 1996. In such a case, slang that grounds the episode within that year is perfectly appropriate.
     
  11. Belz...

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    They weren't Deltan. Seriously, look at the reaction of the crew to her species being mentioned, and her stepping onto the bridge. Chekov almost has a seizure.

    Wait... Kirk doesn't say anything.

    I actually love that line.
     
  12. MikeS

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    Re: The Single Worst Line of Dialogue in the entire Star Trek Franchis

    I am just surprised that it took as long as page three, post 39, for this to show up!
     
  13. benmrii

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    Re: The Single Worst Line of Dialogue in the entire Star Trek Franchis

    I'm sure it's not the worst ever, but I think it warrants a mention simply because it manages to contradict itself in seven words...

    Galt: Your old titles mean nothing here, captain.
     
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    Re: The Single Worst Line of Dialogue in the entire Star Trek Franchis

    :facepalm:

    Mirror Worf saying "Make it so" in DS9 'Shattered Mirror'. Just no.
     
  15. Captain Clark Terrell

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    Re: The Single Worst Line of Dialogue in the entire Star Trek Franchis

    As I recall, he smiled. Perhaps the seizure you're referring to happened in another of your alternate timelines.

    --Sran
     
  16. Sam_I_Am

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    Re: The Single Worst Line of Dialogue in the entire Star Trek Franchis

    I'm too lazy to read the whole thread to see if this has been mentioned, and I think it is from The Wounded. It is during the O'Briens' mealtime. The ship is hit by weapons, and O'Brien reacts by looking concerned, and noting 'something's wrong'.

    Every time I see it, I want to shout 'well, duh!' at him.
     
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    Re: The Single Worst Line of Dialogue in the entire Star Trek Franchis

    Or, alternatively, you misunderstood my hyperbole.
     
  18. Captain Clark Terrell

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    "It was my face, but it wasn't me!"

    --Sran
     
  19. Shazam!

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    Re: The Single Worst Line of Dialogue in the entire Star Trek Franchis

    "Well, what about all of that equipment we're carrying to catalogue gaseous anomalies?"

    You mean all the equipment the Exelsior has, right?

    No, for the purposes of the finale we have it all now.
     
  20. Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

    Happy Xmas (War Is Over) Fleet Admiral Premium Member

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    Re: The Single Worst Line of Dialogue in the entire Star Trek Franchis

    That's just bad continuity or editing.