Hey, I never noticed that before....

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  1. drt

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    You can see the thumbwheel on the wrong side in the head-on picture:

    http://tos.trekcore.com/hd/albums/1x10hd/thecorbomitemaneuverhd693.jpg
     
  2. FormerLurker

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    The hero prop had a barrel that extended when the thumbwheel was turned. It operated in conjunction with the sight pushing up the plate on the top. Shatner was probably told to turn it around on later takes, so it would look correct.
     
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  4. drt

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    As @Henoch mentioned, it was the first use of the hand phaser prop, Shatner did a "quick draw" and probably didnt notice it was backwards.
     
  5. ZapBrannigan

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    Their instinct to ignore the mistake was correct, if I could watch the show 100 times over the years and never notice it. It wasn't worth re-shooting.
     
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  6. drt

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    Agreed. "Corbomite" is one of my favorite episodes, this must have been at least the tenth time I've watched it in high def (plus countless viewings in the 35 years prior to getting the blurays) and I never noticed until now.
     
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  7. Maurice

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    It appears to have the gunsight "window" on the front edge.
     
  8. Commishsleer

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    I thought it was just a distraction to ease the tension. Chill everyone.

    I noticed it but never thought he was holding it backwards just weirdly like he has to keep it close or something. Like he was super concerned.
     
  9. ZapBrannigan

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    That explains why the photo in TMOST shows internal parts! I've always wondered what that was about, and suspected they faked the image to make it look like a "real" phaser. Nope. I've wondered that since I was a little kid.

    Naturally, the Photobucket free account banner takes a perfect dump on my image:
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    Let's see if I can fix that:
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    What was Captain Pike doing on Space Station K-7?
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    Turns out living with Vina wasn't all it's cracked up to be.
     
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    Can't quite make it out, but it looks like it could be the Antares insignia from "Charlie X."
     
  13. Nerys Myk

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    Yep. Pike high tailed it off Talos and joined the Merchant Fleet.
     
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    I agree, but I didn’t want to speak ill of the late scienceprobevesseltransport Antares and the deserter who overstayed his liberty.
     
  15. johnnybear

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    Once outside of the Talosian influence Pike would have reverted to being a cripple in his wheelchair with a battery driven heart! That or it was Chris's younger brother, Jeffrey Henry Herman McInnies Pike! :lol:
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    We know they can influence minds out to Starbase 11. There may not be a limit: could be infinite. Side note: their mind power reaches many lightyears with no time delay. What are the range and the speed of thought? :shrug:
    Jeffrey Hunter (born Henry Herman "Hank" McKinnies Jr.). To be exact, JB: you missed "Hank" and "Jr."; last name has a "K". I had to look it up on the net cause you confuse me. :lol:
     
  17. johnnybear

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    Surely Hank is Henry anyway? So was his actual name Henry Herman Henry McKinnies Jr or just Jeff Hunter?
    Well I'm glad I confuse you, Henoch, proves I'm good at something then! :nyah:
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    Spock was able to sense the Intrepid’s destruction and V’ger over many light years, I guess that psi-abilities in Trek must manifest through subspace or something.
     
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    He's a series regular in Discovery, right?
     
  20. Poltargyst

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    Einstein's "spooky action at a distance."
     
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