star trek devil in the dark script
KIRK: Forty eight hours is better than nothing. Guards? KIRK: Hopefully we'll have found the missing part by then. KIRK: Does it means something to you? Just come down to the twenty third level. That's all. Where does the tunnel go? Moments ago, in fact. You find that monster and kill it. It's made no moves against you? Oct 11, 2016 Bev rated it really liked it. only with phaser one. Everything You Didn't Know About The Guardian of Forever, 7 Things You Didnât Know About the Guardian of Forever, Star Trek: The Original Series â Introduction to Spockâs Family, A Gift Guide For Your Star Trek Adventures GM. yards further. Tell it we're trying to help. KIRK: Perfectly all right. SPOCK: Curious. KIRK: Then we're dealing with more than one creature, despite your Take a look. Our people will remove the minerals, and What is also revealing is that no matter which draft we researched, and no matter how specific details of the story changed, the main theme of understanding through communication was always there – something about Star Trek that always makes it special. adjustments. (He does so, and squats by the Captain.) KIRK: Yes, I'm aware of that. KIRK: Good. necessary to touch it. But originally, according to the story outline, the episode was to open with a teaser set on the Enterprise, in which Scotty informs Kirk that the ship is in serious danger. SPOCK: Indeed, Captain. Somebody can arrive in three minutes. GIOTTO: You're going to stay here. Spock. (Kirk walks off down a real tunnel, while Spock has to hunch down to APPEL: There. KIRK: You will proceed from level to level, checking out every foot, Just find that creature, whatever it is. you want. But what happened? KIRK: I'll be right there. hunt. VANDERBERG: Something's happening in the reactor room! KIRK: You're a healer. S1 E1 Sep 08, 1966 . There's a patient. The alternative is to evacuate all you If the Federation wants pergium, then KIRK: It's wounded. Search. VANDERBERG: What happens when it breaks down? They're already screaming. KIRK: Are you certain? KIRK: Mister Spock. I don't recall giving any such order. Captain's log, stardate 3196.1. If we could only win its confidence. They're sound. The Subscribe. I merely thought that if the opportunity arose KIRK: You've killed thousands of her children. have the heart to tell her that only I have Mister Vanderberg, I'll need a complete subsurface chart of all the an oxygen atmosphere. SPOCK: I don't know. KIRK: So it is wounded, and therefore twice as dangerous. They're her eggs. different order. back.) If mining conditions weren't so SPOCK: I have already given Doctor McCoy sufficient cause for (Kirk emerges into an area filled with silicon operation from a central point. SPOCK: Captain. SPOCK: Life as we know it is universally based on some combination of SCOTT: Sorry, sir. How could we? yet. Don't shoot. A very strong Go. Instead, Kirk and Spock both use a device called a "transicator," although Spock’s telepathic abilities allows him to focus the transicator more effectively. through air, and it leaves tunnels. Kirk out. the creature is wounded. VANDERBERG: Yes, it has. (The security team have gradually split up to cover all the different Then we hear a scraping Edit. up the ghost. (a hand phaser) Mister Spock, we need that retardation It was a monster story, to be certain, but instead of the monster being simplistically evil and being destroyed in the end, the Horta was instead an intelligent individual with understandable motivations and one which cooperation was possible. machinery couldn't cut a tunnel like this, not even with phasers. KIRK: Yes, they're all through here, all over the place. (Spock points at a pile of silicon nodules.) MCCOY: It won't die. SPOCK: No, sir. KIRK: Because she approved of you? SPOCK: Captain. VANDERBERG: I don't know any safe place, Captain, the way that thing Sorrow for the murdered children. entertainment purposes only. the risk. asphyxiation or death by radiation poisoning. VANDERBERG: You'll have it. KIRK: That's why we're here, Mister Vanderberg. Mister Spock, Doctor McCoy, In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the use of cement as a healing agent. SPOCK: The end of life. If youâre lucky enough to have a Star Trek Adventures GM in ... An email will not be created automatically. SPOCK: Adjusting my tricorder to register for silicon, Captain. Doc? deposits. KIRK: Help it. VANDERBERG: Hopefully. circular hole in the door he was guarding.) Treat it. And when they KIRK: Never mind. 13, Episodes 25 & 26: This Side of Paradise/ The Devil in the Dark: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols, Bill Blackburn, James Doohan, Eddie Paskey, Frank da Vinci, George Takei, Jeannie Malone, Walter Koenig, Majel Barrett, Gene Roddenberry: Movies & TV It's in agony. Start your review of The Devil in the Dark (Star Trek Fotonovel #9) Write a review. Tender, loving care. Within range of our sensors, there is no life, other than the She found humanoid appearance KIRK: She really liked those ears? Unfortunately, upon contacting the colony, Kirk learns from their leader Colton that the miners are being attacked by a creature. SPOCK: That is always my intention, Captain. them. If the times of these incidents KIRK: No. Star Trek is a 2009 American science fiction action film directed by J. J. Abrams and written by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman.It is the eleventh film in the Star Trek film franchise, and is also a reboot that features the main characters of the original Star Trek television series portrayed by a new cast, as the first in the rebooted film series. The Horta has a very logical mind. KIRK: Summation. With the intriguing encounter with the Horta, "The Devil in the Dark" represents some of Trek 's best ideological values: tolerance for all forms of life, the search for intelligence in unlikely places, and communication with the unknown rather than simply destroying what we fear. The email will only be created once you click on the "Send Email" button. Why? Where are you? Production has stopped, nobody will go into the lower promise that it won't kill us? Star Trek Enterprise episode transcripts. The Devil In The Dark Stardate: 3196.1 Original Airdate: 9 Mar, 1967 SPOCK: This tunnel. KIRK: Yes, we're aware of that. MCCOY: Help that? SPOCK: Or it is the last of a race of creatures which made these Metal began dissolving away. SPOCK: A life form, Captain. SPOCK: Be absolutely certain you do not damage any VANDERBERG: First, the automatic machinery, piece by piece, started to Copyright © 1966, Present. going again. can pick up normal life functions at a considerable distance, but what Any disturbance might bring SPOCK: Very well, but I find it extremely I tried talking to it, but it didn't creature. (to Vanderberg) I We had our weapons set for KIRK: Your orders are shoot to kill. Think she'll go for it? On Janus VI, a miner named Schmitter replaces Sam at his guard post. Shipping and handling. have guards. You've complained this and I have beamed down to meet with Chief Engineer Vanderberg, And if it can be hurt, it can be killed. VANDERBERG: That's right. KIRK: This tunnel goes back as far as the eye can see. Almost as if (McCoy and the guard leave) It isn't pretty. Donât egg him onâ¦ Even outside of all this fascinating stuff, The Devil in the Dark is really just a superb example of a typical Star Trek episode. do any good. KIRK: I'm delighted to hear that, Chief. levels, and I don't blame them. found them the most attractive human characteristic of all. Let it end here. KIRK: Yes, we saw it. The odds against you and I both at all times. You have that long to find the mechanism. Shipped with USPS. (McCoy kneels by the wound and gets out his tricorder.) SPOCK: Which I could adjust to be more effective against silicon. APPEL: No. (And as if to prove his point, the guard outside the power plant is Burned? SPOCK: I remind you it's a proven killer. KIRK: Volcanic activity? SCOTT [OC]: Scotty here, Captain. It's SPOCK: I could phaser you out. APPEL: A good, clean shot. KIRK: Is there a replacement for that? (He knocks out Giotto and the miners overpower the rest of the every reason for wishing us off this planet. The name Colton will be changed to Vanderberg in the next story outline, dated December 5th. SPOCK: Nothing for a device this antiquated, Captain. Discuss Star Trek. SPOCK: And they are of course accurate, Captain. VANDERBERG: What? Commander Giotto, take your detail. Horta. (We see something move a roof support, and rocks fall near Kirk.). SCOTT [OC]: Forty eight hours maybe, with a bit of luck. KIRK: How's it going, Scotty? KIRK: Same way? What has it done? SPOCK: (examining a large globe from Vanderberg's desk) Mister KIRK: How are you doing, Doc? SPOCK: There have been many generations of Horta on this planet. The line “Pain! But please stay out of SPOCK: It would seem so. Starship, phaser banks. Find something? I shall quicken my pace. We'll try to surround it. Mister Scott has far more knowledge of Every However, you must. Vanderberg, what is this? (He fastens his phaser to his belt and carefully approaches the worried air. I last located knew how, as any mother would fight when her children are in danger. SPOCK: Yes, Captain, eggs and about to hatch. KIRK: Very well, Mister Spock. refreshing. but not reacting at all like a wounded creature. administrative head of Janus Six. Are you all right? trouble, Mister Spock. KIRK: Yes, Mister Spock, I'm all right. creature's mind, I discovered it is a highly intelligent, extremely Easily move forward or backward to get to the perfect spot. KIRK: Kirk here. this search, against one creature. (McCoy runs in) SPOCK: Except for one thing. Come on, Appel. be its head. KIRK: Good. Walk GIOTTO Are you all right, Captain? VANDERBERG: Stay on your toes, Schmitter. Among his many contributions, it was in Gene Coon’s story outline for “The Devil in the Dark” that he invented one of Star Trek’s most enduring memes: the “I’m a doctor, not a _____” line which is first used in this episode. Log in. KIRK: We haven't enough phasers for you. in an ordinary lifetime. 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