ST VI:TUC Out of character for McCoy?

Discussion in 'Star Trek Movies I-X' started by Captain Nebula, Mar 27, 2013.

  1. GameOn

    GameOn Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

    Jul 27, 2012
    It wasn't rape it was the telepathic equivalent of a body cavity search to acquire important information. If Valaris had to be forcibly restrained and strip searched to get that information you wouldn't be calling that rape. If Spock was digging around inside her mind for his own perverse gratification like in the TNG episode "Violations" then you could be justified in calling it rape.
  2. Therin of Andor

    Therin of Andor Admiral Admiral

    Jun 30, 2004
    New Therin Park, Andor (via Australia)
    Kirstie Alley was asked, but declined.

    Nicholas Meyer did not want to pursue Robin Curtis and her agent was never contacted.

    Meyer went with his original choice for Saavik: Kim Cattrall. She didn't want to be the third actress to play that character, so they created a new one. She suggested Eris as a name and designed the hairstyle and the hairband. Meyer added the Val' prefix to the character's name. The apostrophe was gone by the final draft.
  3. grendelsbayne

    grendelsbayne Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Sep 24, 2013
    ^That's more or less what I thought. Thanks for the info.
  4. Chrisisall

    Chrisisall Commodore Commodore

    Jul 5, 2009
    Fascinating! Thanks!
  5. Timby

    Timby Anyone who opposes me will be destroyed. Administrator

    May 28, 2001
    The thing with Alley was that she had become a star on Cheers, and with Star Trek VI already being on a ludicrously tight budget, they just couldn't afford her.