ThousandEyes Trek: The Movement Image


WARNING: You could have to have suffered by means of the 1979 “Star Trek: The Movement Image,” the worst Star Trek film ever made, to make sense of what follows…

Kirk: “Captain’s log, star date 2. There’s a extremely massive factor on the market headed for earth, and it’s inflicting Interstellar Web communications issues. I’ve been requested to give up my standing as Admiral to captain the Enterprise, changing Captain Decker, who will probably be performing Commander. I’ve organized for Dr. McCoy to affix us, in addition to the Deltan lady Ilea.”

[Kirk enters the bridge]

Crew: “Admiral Kirk!”

Kirk: “It’s good to see you all. I see no one however me has been promoted.”

Dr. McCoy (a.okay.a. Bones): “Permission to return aboard?”

Kirk: “Granted. I’m glad we had been capable of override your part 8 discharge.”

Bones: “I used to be drafted.”

Kirk: “We want you, Bones. There’s a factor on the market headed for earth.”

[long pause]

Kirk: “Aren’t you going to argue about my use of the phrase ‘factor’?”

Bones: “I’m a physician, not an etymologist.”

[The Deltan woman with a shaved head, Ilia, beams aboard]

Crew: “Welcome aboard, Ilia.”

Ilia: “Thanks. Arms off, Kirk. My oath of being single however not able to mingle is on document.”

Kirk to Crew: “Oookay. Anyway, we’ve been notified of a Klingon house station in bother.”

[Crew assembles in large conference room to watch the video. On screen are two Klingons panicking]

Klingon 1: “Grishoch. Ha, hananna ha.”

Klingon 2: “Nanoo nanoo.”

Crimson Shirt 1: “What are they saying?”

Crimson Shirt 2: “Shhh… simply learn the subtitles.”

Uhura: “Captain, the communications from that station have stopped.”

Kirk: “Sulu, fireplace up ThousandEyes to seek out the situation of the communications bottleneck.”

Sulu: “It seems that the block is between Romulus and Remus.”

Kirk: “Sulu, set course for Romulus, Warp 10.”

Sulu: “Aye, sir.”

[Enterprise arrives near the “thing”]

[Crew gasps in awe]

Uhura: “It’s huge.”

Chekov: “We’ve by no means encountered something like this earlier than.”

[Crew continues to gasp]

Kirk: “Put it on visible, Chekov.”

[Crew gasps louder]

Kirk: “Spock, evaluation?”

Spock: “Sugar, dextrose, gum base…”

Scotty: “What are these enormous indentations on the facet?”

Uhura: “They appear to be enamel marks… Captain, now I’m getting a Federation message that each one the wads of chewing gum below faculty desks and theater seats have disappeared.”

Kirk: “Spock?”

Spock: “What seems to be a cloud is definitely an infinite wad of ABC gum headed for earth.”

Kirk: “May this be associated to the lacking gum wads?”

Spock: “Unknown, Captain.”

Kirk: “How may gum intrude with communications?”

Spock: “Unknown, Captain.”

Kirk: “Is it Thursday, Mr. Spock?”

Spock: “Unknown, Captain.”

Kirk: “What good are you, anyway?”

Spock: “Unknown, Captain.”

Ilia: “Field workplace attraction.”

Spock: “Zip it, baldy.”

[Suddenly lightning strikes Ilia. She disappears. When she reappears, she’s been turned into a robot with perfectly logical skimpy clothes and stiletto heels]

Ilia: “I’m talking for Rout-Er, despatched to speak with carbon items. I’m in search of Creator Cisco.”

Spock: “It seems that an historical spacecraft has mysteriously advanced right into a Cisco router, and it’s protected by a large wad of already been chewed gum.”

Kirk: “We are able to’t get on the router with all of the gum in the best way.”

Spock: “I counsel connecting the Enterprise exhaust pipes to the bubblegum. We are able to blow an enormous bubble till it pops.”

Kirk: “Decker, I would like you and Ilea to attach the pipes.”

Decker, Ilea: “Why us?”

Kirk: “It’s harmful and also you aren’t regulars from the TV sequence.”

[Decker and Ilea enter a shuttle craft]

Scotty: [panicking] “Captain, she canna take it rather more. One other 15 seconds and the warp drives will soften down for positive!”

Kirk: “Scotty, we haven’t began but.”

Scotty: “Sorry, I simply haven’t had a line for therefore lengthy…”

Kirk: “High quality, Mr. Scott, it’s time to use energy now.”

[sound of engines roaring]

Scotty: “Captain, she canna take…”

Kirk: [interrupts] “Extra energy, Mr. Scott.”

Spock: “It’s the final word bubble.”

[sound of explosion]

Kirk: “Spock, now that we’ve clear entry, use Meraki and Python to hook up with Rout-Er and reprogram it to work correctly.”

Spock: “Achieved. We’ve saved the Interstellar Web.”

[later, crew is calm on the bridge with Kirk in the captain’s chair, determined not to return to star dock yet]

Sulu: “Course, sir?”

Kirk: [emotional and nostalgic] “Out… there…”

Sulu: “The place, sir?”

Kirk: “That-a-way.”

Sulu: “The place, sir?”

Kirk: “Over yonder.”

Sulu: “The place, sir?”

Kirk: “Oh, simply dangle a left.”

[Music swells and credits roll]



Kirk:                                     Slim Shady

Mr. Spock:                          Elrond

Commander Decker:        Troy Donahue

Ilea:                                      Telly Savalas

Dr. McCoy/Bones:            Rod Steiger

Scotty:                                 Alan Younger

Sulu:                                    Mr. Miyagi

Chekov:                               Vladimir Putin

Uhura:                                 Whitney Houston

Klingon #1:                         John Fetterman

Klingon #2:                        Mitch McConnell

Crimson Shirt #1:                      Andrew Lopatin

Crimson Shirt #2:                     DeLynn Kelly

Writers:                                [names withheld to protect the guilty]

Producer:                            Vlad the Impaler

Particular Results:                  Crayola

Music:                                 Carried out by Tinky the Texas Cockatiel

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