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5/14/2013 3:44:05 PM
I'm disappointed that she didn't beam up with facial hair.
4/27/2013 7:53:07 AM
whatever happened to evil sofie?
4/27/2013 8:16:56 AM
We're saving it for the next Mirror Trek review, where I'll portray Good Mendo.
4/27/2013 11:02:35 PM
i look forward to that anxiously:)
4/27/2013 11:30:25 PM
If you feel really adventurous you can have the good and evil Sofies fight each other eternally to save the universe from self-destructing.
8/11/2012 7:09:08 PM
oh! i just had inspiration strike! is good sofie is 'sofie liv' evil sofie must be 'sofie di", lol....or is that just a stupid idea, lol?
8/11/2012 7:47:35 PM
... I have no idea, it depends on what your thinking is behind it. Liv is a name I kind of proud of, the direct translation from Danish into English is litterately. "Life." I am seriously called "Sofie Life." that is my birth-name, and I am proud of it. So by exstension of that logic... my evil counter parts name could be "Sofie Die." ... which is.. oddly awesome in some way. This is totally going into a future episode. "No I am not Sofie Liv, I am Sofie Die." "What? Sofie Die as in... die?" "No.. Sofie Die as in you die right now!" I like that :3
8/11/2012 10:53:40 PM
that was indeed the thinking i had behind it . liv and di, like live and die, lol:) im so happy you like the idea, and that hypothetical exchange of dialogue is AWESOME:D
8/5/2012 5:47:03 AM
i still think evil sofie would make a great Highlander villian, for some reason, lol;)
8/5/2012 6:58:03 AM
If any-one ever asked me, you really think I would say no? I would probably play such a character way different, way more gleeful while having fun swinging around with a badass sword B)
7/19/2012 6:19:43 PM
In the Mirror Universe, Uhuru's "sexy" uniform actually reveals less of her arse than the normal one does.
7/12/2012 9:50:17 PM
Wow, Sofie looks positively terrifying in this cameo! She usually comes across as such a sweetheart. Did a great job of playing her "mirror" self. Also, I am so effing glad that this site IS in fact named after the "Agony Booth" from this episode! "Mirror, Mirror" is one of my favorite oldschool episodes of Star Trek. I had begun to think there weren't any Trekkies left in this world. I suddenly feel less alone.Purple Backdrop World No.5 for the win. Hail the empire and sh**! *salutes*
7/12/2012 10:50:40 PM
We do what we can! :-)
7/8/2012 10:51:05 AM
Who's is that guy in the fur hat at 0:49?
7/8/2012 5:40:07 PM
That's Mr. Scratch, my title card artist. That's from Never Say Never Again, part 2...
7/6/2012 11:31:27 PM
Neat review, but what was that movie with Nichelle doing her best Pam Grier impression?
7/7/2012 1:23:37 AM
6/30/2012 1:30:35 AM
Great review, guys. Sophie, I hate to say this but I think Mirror Sophie has cooler hair. Just sayin'.I can't wait to see the review of the DS9 Mirror Universe episodes. I did not see them all but the couple I did see I thought sucked. The DS9 writers did not seem to get the concept. Oddly enough Enterprise, the worst of the Star Trek series, had a great pair of M/U eps. Diane Duane's book Dark Mirror, though, was the best treatment of the M/U since this episode, it's a great book.
6/30/2012 1:59:01 AM
Well, that's something to look forward to.
6/30/2012 5:56:29 AM
Well... I kind of like having curls on a regular basis, I think I am going to keep those, it makes for a more 'Cute.' messy look. That gel hair, it just isn't me at all, it's a character. Beside! my regular hair style is slightly reminiscent of Sherlock out of the new BBC show, AND matt smith as I have a whirl with my bangs the same place he does. So I personally find that very cool! it's as cool as bow-ties and fez's! Well, we'll see what we are going to say about those episodes.
6/28/2012 6:58:38 AM
I really hate when anybody says "It's just a TV show/Movie/Song", etc. Why? Because certain things, like Star Trek inspired people to become Doctors, Scientists, Astronauts, Soldiers... okay, bad example. My point is that few shows have embraced and fostered the idea of social change like Star Trek. No show has begun to inspire countless generations of people across Earth in such positive, constructive ways.
6/28/2012 9:58:10 AM
Heh, I remember ones watching an enterview with Walter Koenig and Deforest Kelley where the guy interviewing suddenly said some-thing like. "But you are not some-thing that big or special are you? I mean it's just a television show, it's not like are the Beatles or some-thing important like that, it's just a cheap sci-fi show." To which I stunned looked at the screen and responded out loud. "Well, technically Beatles is just a garage band isn't it?" And that is not me meaning some-thing evil towards Beatles, I like Beatles and I know it's one of the biggest most influencial bands that has ever existed. What I mean is.. it doesn't matter what you pick, if you really want to strip any-thing down it will just be a movie, a garage band a show ext ext. And it will just be a couple of people whom made some-thing. But honestly, that does not matter! what matters is the meaning that the people exsperiencing it put behinds it, I find these things to be, very very important. Why did Star Wars make so many people throw a tantrum because of the new movies? Well, the old movies were important to them! the old movies were behind a lot of their best memories and stuff they did. It made people come together and have a good time. Me? Harry Potter was every-thing to me when I grew up actually, it was the first book I ever read, and I loved it even before the first movie came out when I was 12! I was there for the opening night of the first movie and all of the rest, I was there for the midnight releases of the last couple of books. I have gotten friends, exsperiences and so many good memories based on those books alone, i've spend hours on end of my life just discussing the hell out of those books and movies, and enjoyed every moment of it. They inspired me to read at all, I hated to read before Potter but when started couldn't stop, and as an exstension they inspired me to write, no Harry potter, I am not sure I would be a writer today, and certainly my writing style would be very different. Case of point, Harry Potter is freaking important to me! And I know, Star Trek is as important to some people as Potter is to me, Star Wars is as important to some people, Doctor who is as important to some people, Superman is as important to some people, Sherlock Holmes is as important to some people. The beatles are as important to some people! genre, type, origin It does not matter! what does is what people connects to it. And that some things are capable to become some-thing so much more than just a way to pass the time, that's glorius to me. These things are indeed, important, and people whom refuse to acknowledge that are idiots.
6/28/2012 4:36:07 PM
Well said, Sofie! I know I love Star Wars, but even I think it's a little silly. I still take inspiration from it, but, you know, perspective. :-)
6/26/2012 10:59:39 PM
People tell me I'm in this: http://diamandahagan.wordpress.com/2012/06/25/diamanda-hagan-reviews-04-06-sextette/#comments
6/24/2012 6:30:01 PM
Does evil Sofie love Twilight, or does she just hate it even more than regular Sofie does?
6/24/2012 6:35:07 PM
Couldn't rightly say...
6/24/2012 7:05:45 PM
Funny thing, the mirror version of Twilight is actually pretty good.In that version Bella out-right is an evil Vampire over-lord out to take over the world by magically enslaving all Werewolfs and Vampires to fall deeply in love with her, and she uses them to inflict fear and terror upon human public. Mirror Sofie loves that book and Bella is a great inspiration to her, how-ever, when she found out what Twilight is like in our universe she suddenly started talking about cutting throats and weird stuff like that.
6/24/2012 7:58:52 PM
nicely done, Sofie, lol:)
6/24/2012 8:04:52 PM
That's bizarrely detailed...
6/25/2012 2:55:49 PM
Sofie writes mirror universe fan fiction about stuff she hates?
6/24/2012 5:27:43 PM
In the mirror universe...I'm a proud American.
6/24/2012 6:06:12 PM
Just for that, we're giving you Hulk Hogan's old theme song...
6/24/2012 6:45:11 PM
American Made, from his WCW days?
6/24/2012 6:55:03 PM
No, Real American! The original, baby!
6/25/2012 11:35:07 AM
Whatcha gonna do, brother, when NWO Hogan runs wild over you????
6/24/2012 1:16:00 PM
Thanks for using the Saturday Night Live clip from when Shatner hosted, there is an even funnier part of that sketch when Shatner gets into a shoving match with the late, great, legendary Phil Hartman. This was agreat review, even though I don't like Star Trek.I'm actually going to my first Stargate Convention in August, and I'm just hoping its nothing like the Star Trek Convention on SNL.In an alternate universe, I wouldn't be this nice.Good work! :-)
6/24/2012 2:52:20 PM
I've never been to a convention, but I hope to go to MAGfest next year...
7/7/2012 3:38:39 AM
I'm looking forward to it, since I've never been to one myself.
7/7/2012 5:49:40 AM
Well, we'll just be having fun together, then, won't we?
6/25/2012 8:20:22 AM
I'm sure you'll have a lot of fun, geek conventions tends to be big experiences not matter what subject they are based on. And mostly, what makes them so great, the people!every-body will be geeks and you can be free to nerd out or geek out as much as you could ever possible want, and people will think that is actually cool.Conventions are great that way :3
7/7/2012 3:37:07 AM
That is what I am looking forward to the most, just getting to be my geeky self!!!! I bet in an alternate universe, I am not this nerdy, but I would never like that version - she is too boring.
7/7/2012 7:28:43 AM
I've just decided that I like you...
7/7/2012 3:40:43 PM
And I, as well!
6/24/2012 11:26:18 AM
Hah ha, Fun stuff guys! Common Sofie, where was that tantalize young males (between the ages of 12 to 22) "reduce actresses to sex objects" mid-drift outfit, it was a missed opportunity. Think of all the other Agony Booth review female parts you can get with that kind of exposure. )pFun!
6/25/2012 1:34:39 AM
Originally, I was gonna wear it, but I didn't feel like it.
6/25/2012 11:16:36 AM
There's always next time.
6/25/2012 3:12:01 PM
I do still have that wig. :-)
6/29/2012 11:25:18 PM
LOL, My God Mike you gotta wear that in your next review. It would be freaking Hilarious!
6/30/2012 12:12:21 AM
Well, that one is already filmed, but maybe the one after that?
6/24/2012 7:22:58 AM
Every-body! my evil counterpart is nothing! I just barely made it back to my own dimension and it was.... it was horrible! Suddenly Mr. Mendo was wearing bonnet and apron, and he was giving me cookies! COOKIES! while keeping on complimenting me, calling me weird and bizarre things such as "Little Sofie-duck." "Sweety-pie-" and worst of all. "biggest talent of the site." he was just being... very very nice. I was frightened to death! Worst of all, his cigar was missing! instead he was smoking fancy filther ciggerate. people.. I'm afraid the mirror univers is out to conquer us, and I suggest we all collect surplies and ammunition right away. This threat is real!
6/24/2012 9:04:48 AM
In the mirror universe I'll be clean shaven, articulate, and a gentleman to make women swoon. Good lord that's a terrible thought! I don't want to be in a universe where Mr Mendo is friendly, Sofie is bland, Sursum is Australian, Blockbuster Chick reviews the Star Trek remake, Cecil is boring or Twilight is female empowerment! Such a universe SUCKS ASSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!
6/25/2012 3:20:10 PM
In an alternate universe, I have social skills.
6/25/2012 4:12:01 PM
Actually in that evil Mirror Universe, you'll probably end up directing movies like Battlefield: Earth or Dracula vs Billy the Kid to espouse your disdain for the human race.
6/25/2012 4:37:55 PM
But, wouldn't those be good movies in the Mirror-verse?
6/25/2012 5:35:23 PM
Damnit Jim I'm a doctor not a movie critic!
6/25/2012 5:46:26 PM
Whereas I'm both of those things! Well, Doctor of Divinity, but still...
6/25/2012 4:15:19 PM
You and me both FoQ.
6/25/2012 7:48:51 PM
Oh you two, both of you! you are both nice persons and got nothing to be ashamed of. So yeah, don't change.
6/24/2012 2:01:41 PM
Yes, because I NEVER do any of those things. ;-)
6/24/2012 2:42:27 PM
No, you are a sour old grumpy bear to the last.
6/24/2012 2:51:30 PM
I can be a teddy bear, sometimes...
6/24/2012 6:33:50 PM
you should do a review from the mirror universe some day. That would be a nice companion piece to this review, lol:)
6/24/2012 6:54:46 AM
Battlefield Earth? Oh, come on, Mendo. Southland Tales had to be worse!
6/24/2012 1:58:10 PM
I wrote my part of Southland Tales while I was in Iraq. It's a matter of perspective. :-)
6/25/2012 3:19:52 AM
That's one for the box!Southland Tales: Not As Bad As An Iraqi Warzone!
6/25/2012 3:35:02 AM
Uwe Boll would use it.
6/24/2012 6:31:19 AM
Evil Sofie sounds Australian for some reason.
6/24/2012 7:14:04 AM
Lol, ones again I state, I am a complete and utter derp at accents! I am a derp at recognising them and I am an even bigger derp in speaking them, and I will never ever fool any-body when I try X) But, that does sound fun. Lol, Australian X)
6/24/2012 8:58:14 AM
Australian? That means you are a Czech neighbour and almost Polish. Being Evil after being trounced upon by the gypsies is a good reason to be bitter imho.
6/24/2012 2:00:38 PM
Actually, I was speaking to one of my fans on Skype the other day, and she though you sounded British...
6/24/2012 2:40:05 PM
6/25/2012 5:38:50 PM
It didn't sound bad at all. :)You should hear me trying to do a British Accent. It's not good.
6/25/2012 5:47:22 PM
I wish to hear this, now. We must Skype sometime.
6/25/2012 7:46:42 PM
Fun fact, in my recent reviews such as "Twilight new moon." and "Alice in Wonderland." I completely just gave up and didn't bother to try and aim for any accent but just spoke as I spoke, so that would be my genuine accent there. But up until then, I had been aiming for British!For two reasons. A; it's actually easier for me than any American accent, the soft letters helps a lot B; English is a funnier languet, meaning jokes becomes funnier when a british person says them for some reason X) But as I recorded this episode... I honestly had Rowan Atkinson as Blackadder inside of my head and tried to some-what imitate him, so yeah.. I was sort of going for British here. I don't know, maybe I'll attempt to direct me accent away from Danish ones more in future reviews (certainly the Holmes reviews.) but we'll see... my accent changes all the time, it's funny that way X) And maybe it's because I actually do posses absolut musical ear and become affected of what-ever I saw in english most recently, just look at my London Vlog where my accent went completely bananas by the end of it XD Some day I have to watch "Brave." six them in a row and then record a review, just to see what the hell would happen...
6/26/2012 3:21:46 AM
After watching one of your other reviews I finally figured out who your regular accent reminds me of. Anne Parillaud from Le Femme Nikita. In Innocent Blood she was speaking english and has a bit of your cadence. (although your enunciation is better) I have the utmost respect for people who can speak multiple languages because there are so many people here in the US who can barely speak this one.
6/26/2012 4:18:44 AM
Aw thanks. I have no idea who that is so I wouldn't know, but I guess we both have European origins then. As for speaking a second languet, well, circumstance also makes a difference. By far, almost all people under the age of thirty are able to speak some-what english in all European countries. Here's the thing, I grew up with English all around me, I watched American and British television and movies, both things has never ever been dubbed in my country (unless it was animated tely or movies.) but only subtitled, so when I saw lord of the rings as a eleven year old, that was in english! with Danish subs. Same thing with "Fawlty towers." or "Keeping up appearance." all though I was even younger when first watching that, and that was and still is prime time television on the prime channels (got two of those and it was the only two channels I had while growing up.) We import english television! a lot of it, always did. I grew up with english music. Spice-girls, back-street boys, Britney Spears, ext. Singing their lyrics out loud as a little kid (even if I had no idea what they meant.) I grew up with much of English literature, Harry potter was always my favourite book, and the wish to read it in its original languet were only to natural as I was around fifteen or sixteen. (plus with the last three books I wasn't about to sit around for an extra half year for it to be translated into Danish when the english version is right there on the book shelf!)My dad has worked with both Irish, Scottish, Belgium and Hungarian people for much of my childhood, they would often be our house guests and they would communicate in English.English is not just a languet I decided to learn at a certain age, I grew up with the languet all around me just as much as I grew up with Danish, I may use Danish when regularly speaking in my every-day life, but English has always been just as vital to get around and it has been part of my life ever since I was born. Not even accounting for all the english web-sites I visit every-day, I still encounter english some-where every day of my life, whether it's in tely, in the radio, sign reading, visitors. It's every-where around every-day of my life and always has been.Every single child do have english lessons in school from the second grade and it's an obligatory subject all the way up till the end of college. When you life in a country with only five million people, where we don't have the resources for our own big movies or tely shows. Where we cannot survive by our own business's and factories or even research departments, but have to work together with other countries, when our riches man makes American riches chuckle in their hand. English is not just a fancy skill, it's a downright necessity for us to survive as a country, we cannot afford to only want to speak Danish. So yeah, in that way you Americans got it easy that you don't ever have to learn another languet, most of you could easily live out a life where a second languet would be an optional fancy skill that doesn't weigh that much.Me how-ever, my english abilities can mean if I get certain jobs or not. And yeah, in the creative department to! for also here we work with foreign people all the time, both Germans, French and so on, and we all communicate in English as a collective tongue. Just imagine, one of your states are in general ten times bigger than my entire country. In London city alone there life 8 mio people, in my entire country, 5 mio. We life in a modern global world where all countries effect each other, my country is very dependent on the ability to communicate and work with all of these countries and being able to produce smart people whom can bring smart new things to the table as we cannot ever compete in the "Big." department.
6/26/2012 3:17:24 AM
lol sure, I think that can be arranged. I'll forwarn you though, it's mostly things like " 'ello! Good evenin' govnah!" Like Austin Powers after a traumatic head injury.
6/24/2012 2:53:56 AM
Evil Sofie reminds me of Pearl Forrester. A young sexier Pearl Forrester.
6/24/2012 1:44:50 AM
This was awesome! Honestly, this being my second favorite episode of the original series, I don't even notice the flaws, but it was still fun to watch you guys point them out. I was twelve the first time I saw it, and I remember getting really freaked out by it.
6/24/2012 2:09:38 AM
Hopefully, Evil Sofie won't give me nightmares...
6/24/2012 3:24:35 AM
Only Good Cecil should give anyone nightmares...since he's an evil sort like Dr No and Whiplash.
6/24/2012 3:25:48 AM
Never thought of it that way.
6/24/2012 4:55:06 AM
The mustache would have thought of it. Oh yes, indeed. *pets cat*
6/24/2012 5:09:58 AM
6/23/2012 11:36:14 PM
Speaking as one who was 16 when this episode first appeared I can validate that at the time there was nothing like it anywhere. Up until then we had only a few Space Operas, but they were movies that owed a lot to the 1930's Flash Gordon serials for the Saturday Matinee movies our parents watched. Accept for a few extreme nerds (we didn't have that word then and a "geek" was someone who bit off a chickens head in a cheap carnival sideshow) As I recall, nobody at my high school dared to admit they were a fan of the show. It was not considered cool. Well, the first season was considered cool by us, but it got progessively worse until...you know the story. Forget the costumes and "special effects" This series is a time capsule of what was considered by the TV networks cool and acceptable male fantasies of the white American middle class. Capt. Kirk owes a lot to the James Bond character who was definitely cool. You dared not miss one of those movies or you would have nothing to talk about for at least two weeks with your friends. OK, this is already too long. Loved it. Oh and Sophie..you were just channeling your middle aged self. Best laugh of the week. Keep it up you two.
6/24/2012 12:48:41 AM
So glad we could make you smile. :-)
6/24/2012 7:18:08 AM
Oh maybe that was just all there was left of me after I finished watching Twilight..... Any-way, so glad you could enjoy, in difference to my evil counterpart there, I actually do like Original Star trek a lot and I like this episode an awful lot. It's also funny to see, at least for me, all the other tely shows (mostly animated.) that makes a mirror universe episodes and often have hidden tributes to this laying around like.. The buzz lightyear episode where Buzz travels to his own mirror univers and Zurg works at the burger resturant while it's Buzz's evil counterpart whom rules the univers while sporting a fancy beard Or the Darkwing Duck episode where Darkwing Duck goes to the "Negaunivsers." where he meets the good counterparts to many of the villains. (the twist here is that Negaduck his evil twin has been around the show for a while and this episode merely explained where he was from.) I can't help enjoying those stories X)
6/23/2012 10:37:04 PM
The ending = What A Twist XD
6/23/2012 11:48:20 PM
I know I didn't see it coming...
6/24/2012 6:16:08 AM
I'm the new M. Night Shyamalan.
6/23/2012 9:29:22 PM
For some reason evil Sofie seems like shed have been a good Highlander villian, lol:)
6/23/2012 10:30:38 PM
either that or a character in one of those unintentionally creepy 1980's music videos, lol;)
6/23/2012 11:47:51 PM
It's a dead man's party! Who could ask for more?
6/24/2012 4:06:40 AM
Everybody's coming, leave your body at the door.
6/24/2012 4:08:36 AM
Leave your body AND soul at the door. :-)
6/24/2012 6:18:03 AM
Actually, I think dave is saying Sofie could be an extra in this video:http://youtu.be/XcATvu5f9vE
6/23/2012 8:38:35 PM
The clue was right there all the time, Mendo. Evil Sofie didn't have a beard.
6/23/2012 11:47:14 PM
Well, I know that NOW...
6/24/2012 1:41:05 AM
That and evil Sofie would have liked Twilight.
6/24/2012 1:45:06 AM
Never! Us alt-crowd people gotta stick together!
6/23/2012 6:30:26 PM
YAY! Mendo and Sofie! You two ROCK together!:D
6/23/2012 6:46:31 PM
6/23/2012 5:42:31 PM
Good stuff, thanks for tossing in a clip from Deadfall into that montage. I could also relate to your "balls deep in a Battlefield Earth recap" remark as I took a shot at editing it...I sort of failed in that regard.
6/23/2012 6:03:22 PM
Yeah, that thing took forever to come out...
6/23/2012 5:16:30 PM
Now, this is an episode with an interesting story behind it. But you'll have to wait for that...
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