Additionally, when one of the mechanical bees enters Oliver's body and begins replicating, Curtis compares it to Borga group of aliens from the same franchise who forcibly transform individuals into drones by injecting nanoprobes into their bodies.
During the hacking battle over Rubicon, Cooper Seldon taunts Felicity that they are going to "once more unto the breach. Cisco refers to the stasis that the heroes are Shadows In A Mirror - Various - Johny Super Dance Hits -21- (Cassette) kept in as "a little alien, a little Star Trek - J. Abrams style", referring to the film, Star Trekand its sequel, Star Trek Into Darknessboth of which were directed by J. After Siskel's death inRichard Roeper replaced him on the show. Ebert and Roeper reviewed Star Trek Nemesis in The last scene features Harry Archer Daniel Baldwin and two other husbands in a spaceship, wearing costumes reminiscent of the TOS uniforms.
The February 9, live episode of G4 's Attack of the Show! Kevin Pereira left his office cubicle and walked towards the studio, passing along the way various people doing their jobs, one putting up a poster for a blood drive, and two others shredding papers.
Pereira entered the empty sound stage and, looking for something to do, walked through the mysterious door on the back of the set and entered into a bending and wavering corridor, at the opposite end of which one can see an identical door. Kevin went through to the other end into a seemingly identical sound stage and headed back out to the hall where the same employees were toiling away. Only, now they were sporting goatees and carrying out various acts of violence, one employee shredding another's arm in the paper shredder, and another hammering a bloodied animal onto the wall.
The skit cut to what was presumably that day's later live broadcast. Sarah, Wil, and Brendan were all on the couch answering chat questions. Sarah asks Kevin's answer to a chatter's question regarding the PS3 versus the Xbox Wil hands him a mace upon which he goes to torture the chatter in a segment dubbed "Fresh Blood," in contrast to the normal show's "Fresh Ink.
Kevin begins to torture the man exclaiming, " This evil world rules! Later in the real show, a chatter asked Kevin if he found the bearded Sarah sexy.
He said yes, claiming that the entire alternate dimension was hotter, trying to make a joke from the fact that he has a goatee in real life. Another chatter asked if Kevin got away with anything in the alternate universe. Kevin claimed he was able to double-dip at the craft service table. This was even more humorous, as no G4 shows had any form of craft services, only a break room with various forms of free canned sodas.
Kevin, Olivia, and two unnamed engineering personnel try to fend off the attack, eventually leading up to the Bird-of-Prey's captain Wil in Klingon makeup making demands for a graphic with obscene narration. Despite the exterior shots depicting a ship whose class was not commissioned untilthe uniforms are those from This Britcom was never picked up, but the pilot was released. In it, there is a scene in which two characters exchange insults in the form of expressions with the word "bitch" inserted in them.
One of these is " Revenge is a bitch best served cold ". In one episode of the series, Bob remarks that his ex-wife was "hit by more lasers than the Starship Enterprise. The second episode of the series refers to Star Trek. In addition, Sam Witwer is a regular on the show and plays the role of the vampire Aiden. Episode 23 "Dream Reaper" a recurring character by the name of Zoe attempts to help Sally out of a dream she is trapped in, and enters through what she calls a " Mind Meld ", prompt Aiden to ask about it while showing the hand gesture.
Erica later uses the phrase "Live long and prosper" to say goodbye to IF. Scientists Lem and Phil create a universal translator. In one scene, Ted's line " Greta, can we talk? You will speak! Guest starring Ed Begley, Jr. Debuting in December and set in the near future, Black Mirror is a British Channel 4 produced cautionary tale anthology series in which present-day technological and socioeconomic developments and their impact on societies are scrutinized.
Inspired by the legendary and similarly conceived American The Twilight Zone series, the British series is picked up by the streaming service Netflix.
In this episode, the character Cooper upon being asked if he is ready to start a virtual reality simulation enthusiastically answers " beam me up, lock and load ". This episode is an overt Star Trek parody that uses an online game based on a classic TV show — called Space Fleet — to explore the theme of misogyny and cyberbullying.
After that episode debuted in Decemberreports that a spinoff based on it was being discussed emerged in january Long-running crime series revolving around the unlikely partnership between the cocky and jaded FBI agent Seeley Booth and the emotionally detached forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan, and like Star Trek 's Leonard McCoy, nicknamed "Bones" by Booth.
When down-to-Earth FBI agent Seeley Booth contrasts Angela Montenegro's humanistic and emotional responses to her colleague's detached scientific, academic approach in regard to the remains of a murdered child they are tasked to investigate, he states, " Angela didn't get the same training the rest of you got on Planet Vulcan.
Boston Legal is a legal comedy-drama that aired on ABC from to The series stars William Shatner in his Emmy-winning role as egotistical and sometimes senile attorney Denny Crane. Given Shatner's and Auberjonois' association with Star Trekseveral Trek -related in-jokes have crept into the series. In addition, many actors most having played aliens who have guest-starred on Star Trek have popped up in guest roles.
While staying the night in a cabin, Alan reads a book on sea lice and explains to Denny that the lice are called "cling-ons. Denny receives a new cell phone as a gift from his new girlfriend played by Star Trek: Enterprise guest actress Joanna Cassidy. When Denny flips the phone open, it makes the chirping sound of an original series communicator. The episode was directed by original series guest star Lou Antonio. Denny and Paul Shatner and Auberjonois argue about Denny being the "captain" of the office and Paul just being a "boatsman" after Paul gave Denny his marriage contract.
Beverly proposed that the couple should have their first home on Hawaii and Denny replied " Beam to Boston every day? In keeping with the show's penchant for breaking the fourth wall, William Shatner's character Denny Crane, tells a flock of reporters that he "once captained his own space ship.
In the fifth live show, "Weapons Grade Y-Fronts Tour", Eddie Hitler's time-traveling toilet, the TURDIS, is allegedly powered by a dilithium crystal ; after wasting time with a meaningless questionnaire, he claims that he was "waiting for the dilithium crystal to reach optimum temperature". In a first season episode, Cory Matthews thinks that his teacher, Mr. In a second season episode, when Cory is given an assignment to do a biography on a person, he claims his "more interesting" subject will be "Captain James T.
Kirk of the USS Enterprise. Turner, protests, he claims that " Captain Kirk is a fictional character. The guy is sixty-three years old and wears a tribble on his head. In "Danger Boy", Mr. Feeny is clearly heard shouting " Warp factor ten, Mr.
Saul asks Walter if he hasn't made any precautions. He says "Starship Enterprise had a self-destruct button, I'm just sayin'". In Augustthe TV series Breaking Bad featured an extended conversation about Star Trek in the mid-season premiere, "Blood Money", of the show's fifth and final season.
Characters Brandon "Badger" Mayhew and Skinny Pete very stoned discuss Star Trekand Pete while smoking from a bong claims that every time a character uses the transporterthe original person is actually destroyed, and the transporter simply makes a perfect copy a "color xerox" at the target location. This greatly disturbs Badger, who asks if this means there were something like 1 47 different Kirks during the run of the TV series, each of whom were killed and replaced by a duplicate when they used the transporter.
Pete confirms this is exactly what he is saying, and cites that Dr. McCoy rarely uses the transporter because as a doctor, he knows what it actually does to people. Badger and Pete go on discussing Star Trekand Badger describes an idea for a Star Trek script which he has had for a long time.
In his script, the crew's mission has been boring and uneventful for some time, so they decide to hold a pie-eating contest in the mess hall — " tulaberry pies". Pete says that he doesn't know what tulaberries are, to which Badger responds " Tulaberries, from Gamma Quadrantyo. They're eating blueberry pie. Badger goes on to explain that the pie-eating contest comes down to just Spock, Kirk, and Chekov. Pete thinks Kirk would have room to spare, but Badger insists that Spock is winning because of his heightened Vulcan metabolism.
Kirk has to admit defeat, but the only other crewmember still in the contest besides Spock is Chekov. Ingeniously, Chekov and Scott collaborated to rig the contest, so as soon as Chekov eats a pie Scott uses the transporter to beam his stomach contents out into space, so he can eat an infinite amount of food. Spock is becoming very frustrated and doesn't understand how Chekov can keep eating.
Unfortunately, Lt. Uhura then comes into engineering and Scott, distracted by her "pointies," hits the wrong button, and suddenly Chekov is vomiting up blood — Scott accidentally beamed his internal organs out into space as well.
Oz has the TOS Enterprise 's captain's chair in his office. He says it was a gift from William Shatner for taking care of a stalker problem: Oz' Klingonese -speaking employee Cash, who is shown standing in Shatner's yard wearing a sciences blue TNG uniform.
Oz gives Cash the Vulcan nerve pinch as punishment for contradicting him. Oz calls Cameron " Chekov " before making him sit down in the Enterprise 's captain's chair.
Cash wants to mind meld with Cameron to learn about Cameron's night of sex with Melanie. The painting reappeared a short time later in the same season episode "Planet of the Amazon Women", co-written by former Original Series Producer DC Fontanaas the "Zantia spaceport". Later, Curry used his painting to create a slightly different version which was subsequently featured as the Relva VII Starfleet Academy facility, seen in The Next Generation first season episode " Coming of Age ", in effect becoming one of his very first contributions to the franchise.
The pilot feature that started off the Universal Studios television series, had been served by visual effects cameramen Hoyt YeatmanDave Stewart and Scott Squiresalbeit uncredited. Also working on the pilot was Michele Small as production assistant as well as Curry's matte painting colleague Syd Dutton. Tim McHugh started out his Hollywood career on the series in a similar function as held by Small. Fully titled Buck Rogers in the 25th Century and a remake of the studio's own s serials, the series was intended as a replacement for Battlestar Galacticathe studio had cancelled the same year when Buck Rogers started its two-season run in The makeup and prosthetics for this series and its spin-off Angel was done by Optic Nerve Studioswho later was contracted as such for Star Trek: Discovery.
In the season one episode "Prophecy Girl", Xander proclaims " I'm sorry, calm may work for Locutus of the Borg here, but I'm freaked out and I intend to stay that way. In a season five episode, Xander also quotes James T.
Kirk in saying " Kill us both, Spock " in a situation where he, like Kirk in " The Enemy Within ", had been split into two beings. Xander recognizes it as Klingon love poems. Later, in the final season, after Xander has a bad date with a demon, he asks Willow to "gay him up.
Already in the first episode, "de jongerenfoon", an on-the-scene reporter reporting from the moon ends his report by saying " beam me up, Scotty " and being beamed away.
The episode "Kitch en kunst" Kitsch and art parodies the perceived tendency of Flemish films to focus on farmers according to one character by showing, among other genres, a bit from a film described as science fiction: it shows "farmer Spock" piloting a harvester, and coming upon giant potatoes, which he reports by communicator to "farmer Scotty". The episode "Gevaar" Dangerfeatures extended drug-induced hallucinations.
At one point a character imagines herself to be Princess Leia from Star Warswho is captured by Darth Vader aboard the Death Star, only to be rescued by an original series landing party including Mister Spock. This German comedy show featured a regular sketch entitled "Unser T Raumschiff" Our Spaceship, with a pun on Traum meaning dreamwhich was a parody of the original Star Trek series known as Raumschiff Enterprise in Germanrevolving around the misadventures of the starship Surpriseand its all gay crew, including Captain Kork, Mr.
Spuck, Schrotti, etc. Its success led to the feature film spin-off T Raumschiff Surprise - Periode 1. Whenever he and the titular character move from one location to another, they use the transporter effect, as a homage to Shatner's role in Star Trek. James Cromwell plays the Ghost of Christmas Future. In Mrs. Invisible Man, Carol asked her invisible husband to feed the baby, also invisible, some antidote. Within seconds, someone walked down the living room with the antidote.
It turns out that Spock played by Leonard Nimoy appeared, making Carol shocked. In one episode skitthe Enterprise passes through the "Estrogena Nebula" and all the crew have their genders reversed. Del says " Excuse me, Captain Kirk! Penny Johnson became a series regular in the show's fourth season; Robert Picardo and Michael Dorn appeared in recurring roles, with Jonathan Frakes as an occasional director.
Guest stars include Linda Park. Castle tells daughter Alexis " you have the bridgeNumber One. This episode features a a paraplegic sailor as a supporting character called "Captain Pyke. Castle mentions Star Trek as an example of good sci-fi. He also speaks in William Shatner cadence when talking about real-world laser blasters.
When sitting in the captain's chair on the Nebula 9 Fan Experience set obviously patterned after the " Trekdom " phenomenonhe delivers Picard 's " Let's make sure that history never forgets the name Enterprise" line from TNG : " Yesterday's Enterprise ".
Beckett also describes the Nebula 9 character Lieutenant Chloe in terms that make her similar to Jadzia Dax. Jonathan Frakesdirector of the episode, cameos at the beginning as a convention attendee getting Castle's autograph. The murderer also refers to a character in the show who was revived by an "Andorian empath". Armin Shimerman puts in a cameo as a science-fiction gadget inventor, owner of the initially darkened premises Castle and Beckett enter, finding themselves caught in targeting laser beams, emulating a signature Borg scene as featured in Star Trek: First Contact.
Discussion between the two main characters, trying to ascertain the whereabouts of an antagonist in a multilevel library. Beckett and Castle investigate someone who worked with a top secret company that developed a personal cloaking device. They use fire extinguisher foam to flush out the character who is evading their capture while wearing it, like Kirk and Spock do to find a Gorn intruder.
Star Trek. One of the people they are questioning in a sketch comedy show creator's murder mentions having appeared in a show or film called Star Fleet. A Star Trek fan dressed like Spock expressed his belief that the fleet commanders of the Federation would never allow molestations to occur. However, before he can finish his thought, a Star Wars fan dressed like Darth Maul gives him a wedgie. In the episode "Joke Overload", Captain Stern from the starship Navoa is admitted to the hospital from a "Starfleet event nearby" while being treated by Lieutenant D'Ghor Koru, a Klingon medical officer in a red uniform.
Stern is eventually cured by a transducer unit implanted into his arm to fight the Borg techovirus. Shortly after this, a moving comment by D'Ghor Koru leads to him and Dr. Stern, Koru, and Spratt eventually try to save two people who were impaled on the same flagpole using a phaser with its polarity reversed, which surprisingly works for a moment before both die. Stern and Koru then signal their starship for transport as the rest of the doctors walk out of the room.
In season 2 episode 7, there is a sketch of the "Starship Preposterous ", which is clearly a parody of TOS. The Chaser team mocks the use of elaborate scientific names and the way in which the crew get themselves into and out of trouble. In the deleted scenes there are more sketches which never made it to air — including one where the crew ask why every alien they meet is six feet tall and bipedal.
Logan asks if a Halligan lying on the apparatus floor is a Lirpacausing him and Otis to talk about " Amok Time ". Chuck and Bryce speak Klingonese to each other, in one situation so Chuck could confirm to Bryce without alerting the enemy that he was wearing body armor.
Agent Rye does the Vulcan nerve pinch to a guard and initially claims he learned it from Star Trekthen says he really learned it in Bangladesh despite being a fan of the show. In the episode "Creature", Mr. Lobo uses the phrase " boldly goes where no one has gone before " "also luckily for Astronaut John, the slightly softer and more man-friendly Susan boldly goes where no one has gone before.
As the last man on EarthMr. In the forth season episode "The Flu", Clarissa imagines that she takes command of the Enterprise when the other crewmembers go ill. An extended comedy skit that opened this awards show broadcast June 16, saw country singer Taylor Swift placed in several out-of-character circumstances, such as a rap video and the new Star Trek.
In the latter, Swift was outfitted in a Starfleet uniform, given Vulcan ears, and digitally placed in Kirk's stead during the scene in the film where he and Scott are brought to the bridge, giving evasive, sarcastic responses when ordered by Spock to answer his questions — when host Bill Engvallalso in uniform arrives on the bridge, she vaporizes him with her phaser. Stephen Colbert "mistakes" Kurn for US Republican Presidential primary candidate Rudy Giulianiand the scene of Picard rhetorically asking, " What does this say about an empire that holds honor so dear?
In an April edition of the show's " Better Know A District " segment interviews with members of the US Congress in which Colbert asks highly inappropriate questions, which, knowing the interview is satirical, are sometimes met with equally inappropriate answersColbert and New York congressman Dan Maffeian acknowledged Trek fan, donned fake mirror Spock goatees for much of the interview, playfully attributing the questions, and answers such as " I enjoy cocaine ", to their "evil twins".
The segment also ended with Maffei giving Colbert a Vulcan salute. He later puts it on himself and is beamed up. Kirk can be seen in Ward Fawler Shatner 's living room. Cable network Comedy Central produced a two-hour roast of William Shatner which aired on August 20,with Shatner being the butt of numerous Star Trek -related jokes. Bartenders in the background were dressed as Orion slave girls. Jason Alexander served as emcee and roastmaster. Clint Howard also appears in the roast reprising his role of Balok who had developed a bit of a drinking problem, being addicted to tranya.
William Shatner was a roaster on the Comedy Central roast of Charlie Sheenwhich aired on September 19,and several Star Trek -related jokes were made by, and directed at, him. It was hosted by Seth MacFarlane. Shatner joked about how he'd slept with green women and how to shock people in his day, he'd have to do stuff like kiss a black woman or let an Asian drive. Lots of collectibles are shown passing through the store, including, unsurprisingly, occasionally Star Trek merchandise.
The very first episode, "Junk", already sees the sale of Star Trek: The Next Generation commemorative plates at a flea market. She ends up reenacting her famous interracial kiss with store regular Brian Johnson.
The episode "The Esposito Collection" reveals that Mike considers Data one of his top two robots of all time. The same episode is signed off by Keven Smith saying "Live long and prosper, children.
In the episode "Sucka M. Many of his classic Star Trek performances are discussed, including the funeral of Spock, which Smith calls one of his favorite performances ever, and Kirk shouting " Khaaan ", which he offers as an example illustrating his argument that Shatner is one of the most memorable actors of the last fifty years. At the end of the episode "Hometown Heroes", Kevin Smith announces that just like a wrongheaded network executive back in the day, they'll have to "end this enterprise".
Tom Brady is mentioned, though it is erroneously claimed that if he went in space he could "out-Kirk Kirk". In the segment, Data and La Forge beam back to the Enterprise after discovering some artifacts from 20th century Earth on a planet. Crusher notices that "Whoo-pie" looks an awful lot like Guinan. When she ponders if "Whoo-pie" and Guinan are one and the same, the entire crew replies with " Nahhhh. Troi asks how well the special did, and Data replies that the previous specials raised over twenty million dollars which went towards helping homeless people and that the mantra used by Comic Reliefwhich used humor throughout, was " Where there's laughter, there's hope ".
Pierce dresses up as James T. Kirk for a Halloween party. Later Troy attacks him with the words " Beam this up, Scotty. In your face! The episode also features narration by George Takei.
Pierce arranges for LeVar Burton to meet Troy. Britta picks up a hat owned by Abed emblazoned with the words " Trekkies do it in the Final Frontier". Depicting the aftermath of the episode's "darkest timelime", Abed cuts out several brown felt goatees resembling the one bore by Spock in the mirror universe. After declaring his intentions to return to the prime timeline and kill the good versions of themselves, the rest of the group leaves, leaving Abed and Troy to don their goatees and dub themselves " Evil Troy and Evil Abed ".
It looks exactly like the style of holodeck used on the USS Enterprise -Dand has a similar function in the series, except for the fact that there is no imaging technology, instead relying on the user's imagination.
Troy is given a universal translator at the start of the episode, before he goes to sail around the world with LeVar Burton: Abed tells him to " Engage " as he departs. You never go to a star, not one time. Carlos asks Keira "Did anyone tell you you watched too much Star Trek as a kid?
A character named Cathy who is a hoarder says " Space. Aiden's sister Kate mentions the clothing company Underworld going where no clothing store had gone before. British sitcom of the early s, featuring the lives of people in their early thirties. The American style humor has given it a cult following on the other side of the Atlantic. Spock, put the Enterprise on red alert Captain Kirk, it is time to shag the alien's girlfriend Jeff, beam over ".
Not doing as Steve tells him but continuing the Star Trek conversation, Jeff then responds by saying " Do you remember when Captain Kirk would see a beautiful woman the screen would go all misty? I thought his eyes were steaming up because he was so excited.
Every time I talked to a girl I tried to make my eyes steam up. Mariella Frostrup can be heard talking about the cast of the Original Series during her live broadcast near the end of the episode. Jeff says " the engines cannae take it " while putting on a Scottish accent, an obvious impression of Montgomery Scott. The I'm a doctor, not a Scientific errors on Star Trek are discussed, with Reed pointing out that since it was made so long ago, there aren't really many. Reid challenges people to ask him about Star Trek episodes so that he can tell them the plot, identify the alien races in the episode, and quote Dr.
Hotch asks him to name the episode in which an alien entity named Sargon takes over Kirk's body. Reid tells the new member of the unit, Ashley Seaver, that the famous phrase " Beam me up, Scotty " was never really uttered in the original Star Trek series. Morgan Sheppard. In one episode, Bug says he's working on a fan fiction story in which Kathryn Janeway has to have sex with a Borg. To show Greg that Archie was the better choice for a specific kind of evidence analysis, Nick asks Archie about a particular Trek episode involving a time portal.
As one of the guys is about to make the Star Trek reference, another guy cuts him off before he finishes, possibly because uttering the franchise would have raised legal issues with CSI's studio. He calls the cat "Mr. K" or "Kobe. The team begins finding bodies that have green blood. While it is found that the victims had extremely high levels of sulfur in their systems which caused the green blood, Hodges and DNA tech Wendy Simms argue over the particulars of Vulcan blood. While Hodges believes it is sulfur that makes Vulcan blood green, Wendy corrects him, saying it is actually copper, revealing herself to be a Star Trek fan.
Written by former Star Trek: Deep Space Nine writers Naren ShankarBradley Thompsonand David Weddlecontains a subplot about the remaking of an old science fiction program named "Astro Quest", leading to a murder on a science fiction convention. Hodges, while inspecting a corpse, addresses detective Jim Brass and says " He's dead Jim ". He turns out to be a huge fan of "Astro Quest", along with his assistant, Wendy Simms.
Another part of the episode parodies " The Gamesters of Triskelion " with Wendy spoofing Shahnaand another makes Wendy into an Orion slave girl analogue from " The Cage ". Moore who cameos as the first person to denounce the remake experienced when remaking Battlestar Galactica. A seemingly mob-related murder occurs.
Investigation by Horatio and the team leads them to a pair of film students who are writing a screenplay which describes the crime exactly as it occurred. Those students hence become suspects. In a scene during which the two are working on their script, they discuss a character who has the line " Today is a good day to die, " a reference to the timeless Klingon saying. One of the boys then suggested that that character be black, referring to Worfplayed by Michael Dorn.
The investigators confront a suspect at a Halloween party in Klingon makeup who talks to them in Klingonese. One of the investigators translates and when his associates look at him funny indicates he learned it years ago. The episode's murder victim is a roller derby girl who goes by the name " Wrath of Connie. A guy is killed during a festival. They go to his home and the refrigerator appears to be full of alcohol where one of the detectives says "Our victim looks like he was on some sort of Star Trek diet, you know, the kind where people have evolved past needing to eat real food.
Jonathan Frakes guest-stars as himself, putting the moves on Cybill after they do some sci-fi project together even though she won't date actors. When she asks her ex-husband Ira to tell him over the phone that they're together, saying he's " the second-in-command of the starship Enterprise ," Ira responds, " Listen, Nimoystay away from my woman!
If the bald guy dies, he's the boss! Eli says that some toy phasers were stolen from his storage unit. In the episode "Escape from With Island", Dawson explains that there must be a logical explanation to the events that happening on the island to which his friend, Pacey Witter played by Joshua Jacksonretorts with " well, why don't you send us a postcard, Spockbecause I, for one, am not sticking around to find out.
In the episode "Marooned", Ray Palmer the Atom imitates recording a captain's log and says he feels like Captain Kirk. Kendra Saunders Hawkgirl says she prefers Picard.
Palmer complains that Picard is sexless, but Saunders brings up Vash. Later, when piloting, Palmer says he's feeling more like Sulu. A sketch on the television version of the British show Dead Ringers featured a sketch wherein Christopher Ecclestonthen recently cast as the title character in the Doctor Who Shadows In A Mirror - Various - Johny Super Dance Hits -21- (Cassette), goes home to tell the news to his parents.
However, his parents are revealed to be fanatical Trekkies, and as such deeply disappointed. On the production side, several former Star Trek alumni were working on the digital visual effects for the series.
Gravesand Derek Ledbetter. They were aided by former Foundation Imaging artists Sean M. JacksonDavid R. Mortonand Kyle Toucher. Their work on this series has earned them a Emmy Award nomination. Nolan says Spock 's " The needs of the many Season 2, Episode In this sixth season episode, Felicity Huffman 's character Lynette Scavo describes the friends of her son while talking about sex with him, " First of all, we've seen your friends and trust me, Pimpo, Braces, and Beam me up Scotty are not gettin' any.
Dexter is a series on Showtime based on the novels written by Jeff Lindsay. Denise Crosby guest-starred on it. When the police are examining a letter the "Bay Harbor Butcher" sent to the local paper, Angel Batista picks out the quote " You can't depend on your eyes, when your imagination is out of focus ", to which Vince Masuka laughs and says " He's a Trekkerthat shit's straight from Deep Space Nine.
The first was in the episode "Alienated", in which case one of the main characters, Jesse Travis, believes he was abducted by aliens. He is then pursued by a local top-secret government agency official played by George Takei he is sure he is on to something. When he goes to a support group for people who have had encounters led by a character played by Majel Barrettalso featuring a character played by Grace Lee Whitneyhe meets another fanatic, who is sure the government is after the two of them played by Walter Koenig Also featured in the episode is Wil Wheatonwho plays the character of Gary Barton, and Bill Mumy as Parker Craddick.
In one episode, Dr. Ellingham is asked by a patient if he'll drive her home. He responds with " I'm a doctor, not a taxi driver.
Topher names the device a disruptor and makes a direct reference to Star Trek and the origins behind the name. Dollhouse and is shortly thereafter forcibly recruited into a secret military operation, where the operatives are implanted with a chip that allows everyone to share a hive mind, as well as to see through one another's eyes. During later re-broadcast, arrows were used to point out these intentional "mistakes.
Long running British soap opera, in which the deceased character Bradley Branning was a Star Trek fan. A suite from Star Trek Nemesis was played at his funeral and other characters commented that a cake Billy Mitchell gets, iced with the words " Beam me up! When reminiscing about his dead son, Max suggested remembering him by wearing Star Trek costumes and making "some speech about the Final Frontier ".
One of Sherlock's hacker friends, Mason, asks to be paid for his services with a " Jean Luc Picard," Tapestry " edition in its original packaging". A movie based on the series came out inwhich also has a reference to Star Trek. Is set at Comic-Con. At least one person in an Enterprise era uniform is seen among the background crowd. Drama is said to have played a Klingon on Star Trek: Voyager. Guest stars included a young Anton Yelchin in his first television appearance, as well as Chase Mastersonand Jessica Gaona.
Injured people from a science fiction convention are taken to the hospital, among them a man who cut his own ears to resemble a Vulcan. Sheriff Carter is undergoing an experiment with an experimental device made to connect brains, and asks: " Is this some kind of Vulcan mind meld? Ally, Ray's daughter, is visited by her uncle Robert, who is dressed as Santa Claus.
When she pulls his fake beard off, Robert tries to salvage the situation by saying that he " assumed the body of a life form that Not a Klingon. Debra asks Ray to take her temperature with an ear thermometer. Looking at the design of the instrument, he asks her if he should set it to "stun".
Robert begins his tribute to Pumpernickel the hamster by saying, " Death An Anglo-American co-production, in which famous actors and celebrities make cameo appearances. It revolves around the lives of two extras who bump into these people during the course of their work. Each episode is named after the main cameo. In the Patrick Stewart episode, Andy Millman played by Ricky Gervais meets Stewart, playing a parody of himself who is trying to get a self-penned film produced which basically involves him going around seeing women naked.
After Millman fails to recognize Stewart's " Make it so " quote having never seen The Next GenerationStewart assumes that Millman's partner didn't let him watch it. She wanted to send a message to his friends that she would trade him for Blake. And then after she sends the message herself, she goes even further by using a buzzsaw to cut off his legs and one of his arms, and even rapes him. It gets so bad that he silently prays — no, begs — for any God that's listening to just let him die.
Since they need her in a near-death state, both physically and mentally, to do this, Celestia is brutally tortured on a daily basis to the point that she starts begging her captors to kill her.
She eventually breaks free, kill her captors and escape. Poor, poor Ellis And it isn't the author's only work in that vein. In the Avatar: The Last Airbender fanfic Cabin Feverthe very first part of the first chapter goes into detail about the inhumane conditions of the prison that the Fire Nation built for waterbenders.
What makes it worse is that it's described from Katara's point of view, since she was captured and imprisoned with the other Southern waterbenders in this Alternate Universe. The poor bastard One of the loyal mooks serving the Villain Protagonist in the Mass Effect fanfic The Council Era is subjected to this by the Manaban Emperor, a vicious religious zealot who seeks to kill the Villain Protagonist for his destroying of a site that is sacred to the manaba.
The whole plot of the story is Pinkie Pie torturing Rainbow Dash. And it shows all of it in Graphic detail. Luckily it's offset by a huge amount of Narm from the poor writing and transparent attempts at shock.
Yet another My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic fanfic, Pages Of Harmonytakes this trope Up to Eleven by having Twilight murdering her closest friends and several Shadows In A Mirror - Various - Johny Super Dance Hits -21- (Cassette), in extremely graphic detail. As was said by someone on deviantArt, it "makes Cupcakes look like Barney". Cheerilee's Garden Takes it even further with the violent murders of her students, seemingly taking it up a notch in each torture, and then going even further in Scarlet Harvest by luring the Mane Six into a torture dungeon and splitting them up before horribly mutilating them.
Let's just say that Dark Fic for Friendship is Magic gets dark as shit. While trying to figure out what caused Tohka under the Mio moniker at the time to inverse. He asked the Spirit AI, Marina to remind him of what he and his group did to Miku's late Shadows In A Mirror - Various - Johny Super Dance Hits -21- (Cassette) in an attempt make her inverse. She listed off almost all the above-mentioned torture methods from canon as being done to her, including him trying to destroy her dignity as a woman as well as trying to find a loved one to kill in front of her.
Do You :REmember? In Dumbledore's Army and the Year of Darknessthe Cruciatus Curse is used as routine punishment, to the point where the students get used to it and that doesn't even begin to compare with what Doctor Belsen does to Mike Corner his best friend tries to euthanize him half-way through the torture session.
Earning Forgiveness! In Encrypt within the Dark, to Save the Clockwork of a Heart"Aniki" subjugated Aoi Zaizen in a mockery of the Lost Incident in a misguided attempt to format itself like an Ignis, preventing themselves from being overwhelmed by its programming again.
Yusaku and the Knights of Hanoi, especially Ryoken, certainly didn't take it well once they found out. Nando is afraid of losing his hearing, so his ears are blasted with high-pitched sound frequencies, then his eardrums are shattered by the scientist firing a gun right next to his head.
It's implied he was tortured a lot more times than shown, to the point of Being Tortured Makes You Evil. Later, after Erza broke out, Erza, in Chapterhad a perfect opportunity to do the same back to Kyouka. But she didn't. So, someone rewrote that chapter so that Erza does torture Kyouka.
Sometimes with crueler methods. How do you respond to being stripped naked, having your sensitivity to pain heightened, and then getting whipped like crazy and electrocuted? By chopping your torturer's arms off, smashing her face against a stone floor multiple times, ripping open her stomach and leaving her organs exposed, ripping out a few of her organs, including one of her LUNGS!
And when you're done, why not rip her eyes out too? One can only imagine that the author was either sadistic or had a lot of pent-up rage for Kyouka. Of course, the author would like to state that it's actually the latter. The writer made a Revenge Fic that changed Chapter so that Erza's defeating of Minerva involved her torturing and mutilating her! She even rips her fingers off with her teeth and eats them!!
The Firefly fanfic Forward has this happening twice in the first "episode" — to River and Jayne when they are captured by Niskaand by Mal and Zoe to one of Niska's mooksin order to find where Niska took River and Jayne. Karl from Frozen Fractals has Anna beat with a cat o' nine tails and burnt with an iron in order to force Elsa into siding with him. It's also mentioned he had planned on raping her. Happy Families Are All Alike doesn't show the torture in the detail some of the other stories on this page do.
Even so, we get a disturbing Nightmare Sequence ending with Naruto waking up covered in the blood from the dream-injuries the Kyuubi inflicted on him. Which apparently happens almost every time he falls asleep. In Supergirl fanfic Hellsister TrilogyDesaad shows why he's an expert torturer when he gets his hands on Pariah. He can't force the information out of him physically? Doesn't matter; he has mind-breaking machines aplenty.
That had led Desaad down the right track. For tortures of the mind can be even worse than tortures of the body, and Apokolips has mind-probers aplenty. Pariah could not rise from his chair, held as he was by a stasis beam that paralyzed his lower body. Whatever he faced, he could not get up and walk away from it. Perhaps it would not have helped. Desaad had clamped a helmet over his head. It transmitted images from his brain to a receiver, which the master torturer of Apokolips manipulated like an orchestra conductor.
He picked and chose among the scenes of Pariah's life, helped along by a gauge which glowed more redly when it registered a pattern of fear in a certain remembrance. The images were recorded and stored in the device's memory bank. Then Desaad began to fiddle with them, for he was an artist, and artists always reshape reality to their best intent. Some of the images were made more subtly frightening.
Others were enlarged so as to knock down the viewer's mind with fear coming at him like a diesel train. Usually I get at least a couple days. We haven't even gotten through the steamed stage yet. Films — Animated. After the Secret Formula has literally vanished and Mr. Krabs doesn't believe Plankton about ithe tapes him to his desk and tells a knock-knock joke. Films — Live-Action. Act of Valor : CIA agent Lisa Morales is severely tortured, culminating with holes being drilled through her hands and feet.
Lord Whorfin hooks up Buckaroo to the Shock Tower and uses electricity to try to force him to tell Whorfin how to make his Overthruster work. Lord Whorfin's henchmen uses the "smeared with honey and covered with ants" bit on Penny Priddy, then kill her with a poisonous slug. The main characters in American Dreamer are captured by drug dealers, and when hung upside down, their captor explains just the kind of pain all the blood rushing to the head will do.
After Strange casts a spell on it to prevent Maw from taking it, Maw chokes him into unconsciousness, takes him on board his ship and into space, then tries to torture him into releasing the spell by drilling a number of crystal needles into his flesh.
One at a time. Thanos resorts to torture in order to get Gamora to reveal the location of Soul Stone. However, since he is unwilling to hurt his favorite adopted daughter, Thanos instead decides to torture his other adopted daughter Nebula by pulling apart her cybernetics and living tissue as Gamora is Forced to Watch. Blade II : After defeating a Reaper, Reinhardt injures the poor thing over and over again before killing it in an agonizingly slow manner. By the time it's over, you feel sorry for the creature and it becomes clear that he is completely evil.
In Bloodedthe Animal Wrongs Group tortures Lucas, the public face of the hunting lobby, in an attempt to break his spirit and compel him to record a Hostage Video denouncing hunting. Blood of the Tribades : Grando, the head of the vampire priests, has those who fail him or are supposed "sinners" tortured brutally sometimes to death. In Terry Gilliam 's Brazilthe dark world of the future features white-collar Torture Technicians who have government offices, waiting rooms, and secretaries who transcribe their victims' screams.
The major driving force of the plot is when a misidentified man is tortured to death by mistake. In the end, the hero is tortured into insanity by the government torture technician, who just so happened to be his best friend. Blonde: Listen kid, I'm not gonna bullshit you, all right? I don't give a good fuck what you know, or don't know, but I'm gonna torture you anyway, regardless.
Not to get information. It's amusing, to me, to torture a cop. You can say anything you want cause I've heard it all before.
All you can do is pray for a quick death, which you ain't gonna get. Darth Vader: Now, your highness, we will discuss the location of your hidden rebel base. Patrick Bateman from American Psycho is a master of this trope, creating some of the most sickening and gruesome tortures ever put to print. He even keeps his victims alive longer just so they can experience more pain. Animorphs has a book where Tobias is captured by a sadistic human-controller named Taylor and tortured with an Agony Beam.
Aristillus : In book one, Powers of the Earth, Tudel uses pliers to break each of Captain Kear's fingers one by one, solely to hear the man scream and take revenge for earlier humiliations. He then proceeds to do something unspecified with his belt, and is shown to sadistically enjoy the whole process.
Talia was tortured in Arrows Fall by Mercedes Lackey. Spoilered for gory details Talia is raped repeatedly, burned, branded by Hulda's magic, and has her feet crushed.
She was portrayed with fairly realistic mental and emotional symptoms after she is finally rescued, and needs the help of another Mind Healer to block the emotional pain.
Talia is one of the few raped women who wasn't immediately cured by True Love. Bonus points to Lackey for that. Details are sparse: his fingernails were pulled out among other things the damage to his hands remains throughout the rest of the series, impacting his musical skillbut not only did he not break, even to revealing his nationality, he steals important papers while he is being rescued. JR Ward's Black Dagger Brotherhood has Phury — who, owing to a fucked-up mental state, enjoys taking a hammer and chisels to his enemies' joints and carving interesting shapes on their faces.
Then, when one of them is captured, Inquisitor Stele uses it on him, culminating in a Mind Rape. Considering that it's the story of a professional torturer, there is surprisingly little of this trope in Book of the New Sun. The narrator actually mentions that it isn't a book for people who enjoy reading about such things.
We do see a few torture-executions and one very horrible device, the Revolutionary: a Mind Rape device whose victims become their own worst enemy, to the point where they will tear off their own eyelids because they hate themselves so much. In the Dale Brown novels, David Luger was tortured by his Soviet captors as part of his brainwashing.
Wings of Fire has some redshirts tortured to death by the Libyans. In Micah E. Martin's short story " The Canticle ", most of the cast are members of an inquisitorial sect.
Naturally, this comes up often. In Andre Norton 's CatseyeDragur observes that only the unimaginative resort to this, since a man will say anything to stop the pain. In the Circle of Magic book Battle Magic Evvy, who is still a childis stripped and tortured by the Yanjingyi invaders who want her to tell them where Briar and Rosethorn are. Her injuries are so great that when she uses her magic to flee her mind and the pain her tormentors take her for dead and toss her in a pile with the rest of the people from the fortress.
In The Cleric Quintetit's the main character, Cadderly, who engages in this, first deliberately crushing and mangling the hands of a mage to keep her from casting spells who later has an internal monologue about how much she loves Cadderly and wants him to be happyand then as a means of "killing" a demon to send it back to the Abyss instead of simply making a quick, clean kill.
And Cadderly's the good guy. Torture of a rather Pavlovian nature makes up the backbone of A Clockwork Orange 's second act, where Villain Protagonist Alex is "cured" of his criminal impulses by being forcibly drugged and brainwashed to become violently ill when he thinks of crime.
Of course, this process is pretty nasty, and the resulting miserable helplessness is even worse, eventually leading him to attempt suicide. Alex : Stop it, stop it, stop it. Oh, I've had enough. It's not fair, you vonny sods! Brodsky : First class. You're doing really well. Just one more and then we're finished Alex : Stop! Stop, you grahzny disgusting sods. It's a sin, that's what it is, a filthy unforgivable sin, you bratchnies! Every muscle contracts, every synapse sparks as if it were insane.
It will tear your muscles from the bones, and eventually stop your breathing. We agreed to take out these trees and leave him for you to dispose of whatever way you please, provided you shut him up eternally on this deal. But I'll not see a tied man tormented by a fellow that he can lick up the ground with, loose, and that's flat.
It raises my gorge to think what he'll get when we're gone, but you needn't think you're free to begin before. He didn't want to stop. He wanted to choke this goddess.
He wanted to watch her drown in her own poison. He wanted to see how much misery Misery could take. Now listen to me. I like you. The consequence is that it would annoy me for just about two and a half minutes if I heard that you had died in torments. Well, if you ever tell the police or any human soul about us, I shall have that two and a half minutes of discomfort. On your discomfort I will not dwell.
Good day. Mind the step. SIM : Malik was a brilliant computer programmer, but not a very good soldier. Especially since I've kept him trapped in this room for hours, turning the lights on and off, raising the heat to the boiling point, then letting the room nearly freeze over. In between, I'd send crab droids in to hunt him. Live-Action TV. Over and over and over again. To the point where CTU torture innocent people, even having hired torturers on their pay roll.
In addition, Audrey Raines was tortured by the Chinese government for months until her mind completely broke down. This would be the Jack Bauer Interrogation Technique had someone mentioned that Audrey went through this for some reason other than the Chinese believing this would be a trump card against Jack Bauer at some point due to having tortured him for nearly two years and failed to break him.
He cut his victim to pieces, starting from the digits and extremities and tying off the body part to be removed next, so as to avoid his victim dying from blood loss.
He ends his story with "It was beautiful, you should have seen it. Emperor Cartagia of the Centauri tortured G'Kar to the brink of death several times, mostly as an amusing diversion. The episode where Sheridan is imprisoned. Made even more chilling by the fact that it uses a methodology based on real torture techniques. Institutionalized by the Blake's 7 Federation. Most torture occurs offscreen, but it's implied to be common procedure, especially for suspected politicals.
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