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Yeah buddy!

She and I had this thing..... Of course she didn't know anything about it but it was real, mang....
Ya... It was a little uncomfortable when I met her dad riding with the Patriot Guard.
 
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The writing was often really good.
City on the Edge of Forever (Harlan Ellison) (He also inspired Terminator)

While the USS Enterprise is orbiting an unexplored planet, Chief Medical Officer Leonard McCoy is treating an injured Lt. Sulu when the Enterprise is rocked by a time distortion and McCoy accidentally injects himself with an overdose of cordrazine, a dangerous drug. Delusional and paranoid, McCoy flees from the bridge to the transporter room, beaming himself down to the planet below. Captain James T. Kirk (William Shatner) leads a landing party to look for McCoy, and they come across an ancient glowing stone archway, which turns out to be the cause of the time distortions. They discover the archway to be sentient, and this "Guardian of Forever" (voiced by Bartell LaRue) explains that it is a doorway to any time and place. While Spock (Leonard Nimoy) is recording historic images from the portal, McCoy escapes through it. The landing party suddenly loses contact with the Enterprise, and the Guardian informs them that McCoy has altered the past, and that the Enterprise, and all that they knew, is gone.

The Guardian permits Kirk and Spock to follow McCoy in an effort to repair the timeline. Spock times their passage so as to arrive where McCoy did ahead of when he will arrive, and they find themselves in New York City in 1930, during the Great Depression. After stealing clothes from a fire escape to blend in, they meet a woman named Edith Keeler (Joan Collins), who runs the 21st Street Mission. They are given a place to sleep, along with doing odd jobs to earn money. Spock works to devise a method of interfacing with his tricorder and analyze its recorded images to determine how McCoy has altered history. While they await his arrival, Kirk and Keeler spend time together, and Kirk begins to fall in love.

McCoy arrives, and stumbles into the mission, unnoticed by Kirk and Spock, and Keeler nurses him back to health. Spock completes his work and discovers Keeler was supposed to die that year in a traffic accident. Spock learns Dr. McCoy altered the past by saving Keeler's life and, in the altered timeline, Keeler founded a pacifist movement on the eve of World War II. This causes the United States to delay its entrance into the war, allowing Nazi Germany time to develop nuclear weapons, which they launch in their V-2 rockets to conquer the world. Kirk admits his love for Keeler, and Spock answers that Keeler must die in order to prevent millions of deaths and restore the future.

Going with Kirk to see a movie, Keeler mentions McCoy. Kirk, shocked and excited, tells her to stay where she is and calls Spock to tell him this. The Starfleet trio reunite in front of the mission. Observing this and curious, Keeler crosses the street to join them, and she steps right in front of a fast-moving truck. Kirk turns to save Keeler from the truck, but a shout from Spock freezes him in his tracks. Then Kirk blocks McCoy from saving her and she is struck and killed. McCoy, not knowing why Kirk and Spock did what they did, is stunned and in disbelief that Kirk had knowingly stopped him from saving Keeler.

With history restored, Kirk, Spock, and McCoy are returned to the Guardian's planet where the rest of the landing party is waiting. When the Guardian declares that "many such journeys are possible", a brokenhearted Kirk simply states "Let's get the hell out of here," and the landing party beams off the planet back to the Enterprise.

10. Star Trek visited Mayberry... twice.
The show was so broke, it reused tons of outdoor sets from The Andy Griffith Show, particularly in the episodes "Miri" and "City on the Edge of Forever." You can actually see Floyd's Barber Shop, where Andy regularly got his hair cut, in the background of scenes where Captain Kirk is walking along with Edith Keeler. You can also see the Mayberry Courthouse, Walkers Drugstore and several other major landmarks quite prominently in both episodes. There are tons and tons of pics, including set pics, at the link below.

 

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10. Star Trek visited Mayberry... twice.
The show was so broke, it reused tons of outdoor sets from The Andy Griffith Show, particularly in the episodes "Miri" and "City on the Edge of Forever." You can actually see Floyd's Barber Shop, where Andy regularly got his hair cut, in the background of scenes where Captain Kirk is walking along with Edith Keeler. You can also see the Mayberry Courthouse, Walkers Drugstore and several other major landmarks quite prominently in both episodes. There are tons and tons of pics, including set pics, at the link below.

Crossover with the 50's TV thread
 

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10. Star Trek visited Mayberry... twice.
The show was so broke, it reused tons of outdoor sets from The Andy Griffith Show, particularly in the episodes "Miri" and "City on the Edge of Forever." You can actually see Floyd's Barber Shop, where Andy regularly got his hair cut, in the background of scenes where Captain Kirk is walking along with Edith Keeler. You can also see the Mayberry Courthouse, Walkers Drugstore and several other major landmarks quite prominently in both episodes. There are tons and tons of pics, including set pics, at the link below.

Reusing props was also a staple of the show.
Parts that made up Nomad were also used in the Romulan cloaking device, and the ball of the cloaking device was also used for the vessels that held the awareness of Sargon and his allies.
Various consoles were reused as well.
 

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William Shatner and James Doohan 2 Canadian boys we are proud of here in the greatt white north. Scotty fought in WW2 for real and had a finger blown off!
Saw Jame Doohan in a play in SF, "The Trial of James McNeill Whistler". It was a small houise.
He was pretty good live and no accent. My only contact (sort of) with a Star Trek actor.
 

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She is. Same actress, and in the same episode, "The Cage".... the original pilot where Nimoy (and Majel Barrett) were the only regulars in the cast (though Majel was recast as Nurse Chapel). The pilot itself did not air until syndication, segments of the pilot were used for the two-part first season "The Menagerie"
The green Orion slave woman was a fantasy for Captain Pike that the Talosians created to entice him to remain with her.

The Orion women were featured in later shows, I don't know if they called Susan Oliver back for those shots.
As a side note Majel Barrett was married to Gene Roddenberry and later played Lwaxanna of Troi in STNG.
 

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As a side note Majel Barrett was married to Gene Roddenberry and later played Lwaxanna of Troi in STNG.
Yep... She was not unlike C3PO, appearing in titles spanning several generations.
She at the very least, even without a physical appearance, voiced the computers in all of the TV shows, including a couple of episodes of Enterprise.
I think the only one she missed was Insurrection (and the Abrams reboot)
 

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I have TOS on DVD and you can see the wood grain in the bridge doors and there's one episode where they are on a deck, which I seem to recall overlooks the shuttle bay. Anyway, there are windows cut into the walls you can see that it's just plywood and one window it appears that the saw slipped when it was cut out. I'll have to see if I can find which episode it is.
I finally found the time to verify which episode this is in, Season One, Episode 13: The Conscience of the King at about 18:30 minutes in Kirk and the female interest walk into a corridor where one side overlooks the shuttle bay and the other side has port holes out to space. It's the opening to the port hole that has the poor cutting at the lower right hand corner.
 

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Reusing props was also a staple of the show.
Parts that made up Nomad were also used in the Romulan cloaking device, and the ball of the cloaking device was also used for the vessels that held the awareness of Sargon and his allies.
Various consoles were reused as well.
OMG, this is a hoot!
 

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Saw that this morning.... Cool beans looking but not much to it....
 


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