Star Trek “The Alternative Factor” (part 4 of 6)

Kirk is confused (you ain’t the only one, man!), and the only sort of vague explanation that Spock can give involves the dilithium crystals. This sets Lazarus off on a terribly hammy plea to gain access to them, in order to defeat whatever the hell it is they’re fighting.

Seriously, I have to imagine that after filming wrapped, Shatner took the actor in the back and screamed at him for stealing his act. The endless pauses, the odd body movements, it’s really an awful performance. Say what you will about Shatner, but at least the man is good at being a bad actor!

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Ed Harris

A fan of less than great cinema since childhood, Ed divides his time between writing scripts, working an actual paying job and subjecting himself willingly to some of the worst films society has produced.

Multi-Part Article: Star Trek "The Alternative Factor"

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