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Movies by memory in one sentence: Star Trek Edition

Monday, November 16th, 2009


How to play “Movies By Memory”: Take the 3 or 4 things you remember about any given movie (no Google allowed) and incorporate these into a one-sentence plot summary.

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979): An Enterprise crew member abandons ship and hijacks a bald alien’s space organ.

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982): The Enterprise’s desperate battle with squealing ear caterpillars spells doom for Mr. Spock.

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984): Kirk’s son and Spock’s daughter find the elderly Spock wandering aimlessly on a garden planet.

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986): The Enterprise kills whales until Spock determines they are merely a coalition of frightened mothers.

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989): Kirk, Spock and McCoy bicker so much on a desert adventure that a superior power intervenes.

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991): Kirk is trapped by yetis who accuse him of stealing David Bowie’s wife.

posted by Kim Simpson