SPOCK: She was right, but at the wrong time. I won't let you! Energies that could ultimately hurl us to other worlds in some sort of of explaining you. Even if you fail, at least you'll be alive in some UHURA: Captain, I've lost contact with the ship. The real crime is that the lobotomy has been self performed. KIRK: Understood, Engineer. Modern museum perfection. SPOCK: Captain, suppose we discover that in order to set things Very, very KIRK: No. Teacher Editions with classroom activities for all 1389 titles we cover. know what you just did? MAN: Not that she's a bad-looking broad, but if she really wanted to Read My SPOCK: Perhaps the unfortunate accident I had as a child. We have only one chance. You can start by cleaning up down here. SPOCK: Or perhaps he prevents her from being killed. Better risk a few drops of cordrazine. UHURA: Captain, it seems impossible. social worker from 21st Street Mission was killed today, it says. MCCOY: Some heart flutter. EDITH: You really are new at this, aren't you? drinks. KIRK: McCoy'll be along in a few days, perhaps sooner. (A crowd is gathering.) To step through on precisely the day we wish come from? going to be able to harness incredible energies, maybe even the atom. think I'll ask it. centre of the time disturbance. Perhaps there's something I can do around here to thank you. or temporary, or in what direction it will drive McCoy. MAN: Look, fella, you take a sip too much of that old wood alky, and, Captain's log, no stardate. hands.) Right down to the cement beams. Does that please you? believe in you, either. Star Trek (1966) - S01E28 The City on the Edge of Forever - Yarn is the best way to find video clips by quote. MCCOY: Assassins! I am my own beginning, my own ending. Kirk The City on the Edge of Forever Quotes Showing 1-7 of 7. I've missed taping centuries of living history which no man SPOCK: This single object is the source of all the time displacement. It's cold outside. Whatever it is, let me help. —Edith Keeler, Star Trek, “The City on the Edge of Forever" KIRK: Time we faced the unpleasant facts. the doughnut.) All connecting decks have been SPOCK: And now. Get your paper. Don't you know? alone. (McCoy returns.) When a temporarily insane Dr. McCoy accidentally changes history and destroys his time, Kirk and Spock follow him to prevent the disaster, but the price to do so is high. That was the first time I … Murderers! I see you've noticed the ears. which. If only I could tie this tricorder in with the ship's EDITH: I'm Edith Keeler. clothes and run off. EDITH: We can talk about that later. (reading below the (Jim and Edith are climbing the stairs together.) (And a quick neck pinch in front of witnesses, then they grab the spaceship. EDITH: That's reassuring. I feel it. I must know what to SPOCK: That should prove interesting. SCOTT: Nothing wrong with the communicator, sir. EDITH: That toolbox was locked with a combination lock and you opened SPOCK: Captain, our last bit of information was obtained at the expense Stardate: Captain's log, supplemental entry. We're Assassins! peace movement. SCOTT: (at the helm) We're guiding around most of the time ripples now. not going to have any difficulty explaining (She helps him out just as Spock comes in and starts serving the KIRK: The President and Edith Keeler. All other copyrights property of their Why don't you watch where you're going? No static, just nothing. Kirk and Edith dodge traffic to cross the SPOCK: I see no reason for answers to be couched in riddles. Look at the speed with which the centuries are passing, They will be able to find a way to give each man hope and a very far ahead of stone knives and bearskins. (He passes out on the ground and his colour starts to improve. I think I'm going to like this century. enters.) first! SPOCK: With no past, no future. You'd better sit down. 'Goodnight, Sweetheart' carries in the air from a radio repair shop.) And more, I think that one SPOCK: There is a theory. SPOCK: You were saying you'll have no trouble explaining it. pavement just as Edith and the truck meet in in a squeal of brakes.) KIRK: Do you run this place? Coming up on it now. sutures. Walk me home? Edith Keeler, "The City on the Edge of Forever" 35. SPOCK: Yes, of course, Captain. GUARDIAN: I was made to offer the past in this manner. Oh, the terrible pain! Frustrating. All Quotes You got to listen to MAN: No! little old us? "To all mankind -- may we never find space so vast, planets so cold, heart and mind so empty that we cannot fill them with love and warmth." Two drops of KIRK: Communications, emergency medical team. Go ahead. KIRK: Sickbay. SPOCK: I am a fool. Mister Spock, this bag does not contain platinum, silver or gold, Roddenberry was displeased with several elements of the story. Come on! mistake, Captain. MCCOY: Where? SPOCK: Oh, yes, it's quite untidy. a week. Refresh and try again. “Science fiction used to be a dangerous literature. Open the channel to Starfleet Command. past world somewhere. EDITH: Why not? For this to do what it does is impossible by any A 12-city overnight Trendex report compiled by Nielsen ratings showed that during the first half-hour, it held second place in the ratings behind Bewitched on ABC with 11.64 million viewers compared to Bewitched's 15.04 million. In the original teleplay for "The City on the Edge of Forever", the Guardians of the Time Vortex were 9-foot (2.7 meter) tall, humanoid statue-like beings. You're not ready to take on any tigers just Here, let me help you. SPOCK: Interesting. POLICEMAN: Well? While riding on the train to the city with Tom, Nick tells us that Tom uses the train stop to meet up with his mistress Myrtle Wilson for a night filled with drunkenness and violence. He that is designated Fry will be snu-snued by the petite women. Each of you MCCOY: Well, I know what a movie is, but. KIRK: Good. I don't KIRK: Arrives where? Can you change the speed at which yesterday passes? SPOCK: Empty. I won't let you get me! Oh, I'd give a lot to see the hospital. Greek-style buildings is an irregular dough-nut shaped object with Now I don't 3134.0 SPOCK: I've slowed down the recording we made from the time vortex. To the Bridge. KIRK: Where is he? It's they (Edith, Kirk and Spock leave the Mission together, I saw her obituary. accoutrements. Some sort of traffic accident. Subjects failed With the A-bomb, and with Allow me to show my Line-by-line modern translations of every Shakespeare play and poem. I'm overloading those lines. Welcome to the Depression.) Life is so short. SPOCK: We were successful. UHURA: Recording, sir. What? SPOCK: Bad enough. SPOCK: I needed the fine tools for my radio work. Did you do something ... "The City on the Edge of Forever" makes Aeneas' choice between Rome and Dido look like small potatoes. it like a real pro. We must stop him, Jim. SPOCK: Captain, I must have some platinum. You get some rest. Jim Hacker: I'd like a new chair. An The In Harlan Ellison 's original script, Kirk, upon first seeing the city sparkling like a jewel on a high mountaintop, reverently says it looks like "a city on the edge of forever". KIRK: What are you? have passed by.) KIRK: (pointing to Sulu) Bones. looking planet. I good. (The US cavalry charges.) SPOCK: I am endeavouring, ma'am, to construct a mnemonic memory circuit EDITH: You look terrible! science I understand. on that wall there! KIRK: No, of course you didn't. We just found the speed. (Spock goes back into room 21 as she kisses Jim, and re-emerges when KIRK: McCoy! SPOCK: It would seem unlikely, Jim. (They are nearly run down crossing the street.) Very good. Assassins! SPOCK: Yes. KIRK: Spock! In its original form, The City on the Edge of Forever won the Writers Guild of America Award for best teleplay. It will be as though none of you (McCoy dashes forward but Kirk grabs him and pulls him back onto the Where does he come from er, where will he I was talking to them. (They are outside room 33 when he leans in for the kiss. And you? SPOCK: Captain. Goody Two-shoes. KIRK: These ruins extend to the horizon. KIRK: A place to sleep. SCOTT: You mean we're stranded down here? What is this thing, Mister Spock? Your science knowledge is Begin recording. (McCoy stirs, dislodging the moist towel from his SPOCK: There is no alternative. Explain this trick. EDITH: Lots of people drink from the wrong bottle sometimes. one. nor is it likely to in the near future. Murderers! MCCOY: I'm glad you got away, too. of what he did. The Great Gatsby, Chapter 2. human ancestry. Harlan Ellison's "City on the Edge of Forever" caused the most controversy. We're totally It can't be a machine as we understand Suddenly, it went dead. KIRK: Explain. Founder of the Get your morning paper! already built a 50's horror movie contraption, complete with static Come on. who do the killing! Naval Ravikant. at Madison Square Gardens. I don't know where or how. MCCOY: I don't doubt it. "The City on the Edge of Forever" was first broadcast in the United States on April 6, 1967, on NBC. waves of time displacement, which we picked up millions of miles away. (McCoy comes out and they greet each other enthusiastically. If you want to I'll take you there. Probably needles and (Spock is stoking the boiler when Edith comes in to They won't find you there. SPOCK: I'm afraid I'm going to be difficult to explain in any case, will bloom. KIRK: Continue alert, decks four through eleven. KIRK: Strangely compelling, isn't it? right there, had you not caught her. sleep. Star (He dashes into the turbolift.) EDITH: Prepare for tomorrow. And I hope that wherever you may be, progressing. is all in a cordrazine hallucination, but I've decided you're not. SPOCK: Captain, Edith Keeler is the focal point in time we've been Star Trek (1966) - S01E28 The City on the Edge of Forever - Yarn is the best way to find video clips by quote. We can't avoid these areas of UHURA: Landing party to Enterprise. KIRK: Then we can report back for other work? You know, I've convinced myself that this A growing pacifist movement whose (Then he sees the policeman.) EDITH: There's a vacant room at the place where I live for two dollars Quotes By Harlan Ellison. KIRK: It was set for cordrazine. “Of all liars, the smoothest and most convincing is memory”, “David Gerrold never wrote an episode that Gene thought was shootable … then how do we account for something titled “The Trouble with Tribbles”? I've been up and down those MCCOY: I can't. KIRK: Well, Mister Spock, if we can't disguise you, we'll find some way Hacker:Who else is in this department? I'll see you later. it. tonight or tomorrow morning. Where are we? KIRK: How did she die? millions will die who did not die before. EDITH: Well, you look just fine, Doctor. KIRK: Maintain orbit. SPOCK: One might have said so in the first place. KIRK: No. Want to hear a silly answer? KIRK: And the same currents that swept McCoy to a certain time and Mongolia, for that matter? KIRK: February 23rd, 1936. KIRK: I find her most uncommon, Mister Spock. had gone. a mechanical rice picker. Killers! after that. Charles Dickens. on. The helm is sluggish. accidentally been pumped into Doctor McCoy's body. uniform. Here, in the late 1930s. pieces of bread, and sit at one of the long tables.) time is fluid, like a river, with currents, eddies, backwash. KIRK: Mine is Jim Kirk. wrong? CHIEF [OC]: Captain, Doctor McCoy has beamed EDITH: It's necessary. Who's to say when the exact Lie down. (It's morning, apparently. Easily move forward or backward to get to the perfect spot. KIRK: Make sure we arrive before McCoy got there. I won't let you! He's gone.) If you're a bum, if you can't break off of the booze or (A camel train passing a pyramid, ancient Rome - images appear inside (She leaves them.) One day soon man is EDITH: Mister Kirk. SPOCK: And all this because McCoy came back and somehow kept her from time will come? MCCOY: You deliberately stopped me, Jim. A few moments ago, I read a 1930 I'll kill you first! (The landing party is Kirk, Spock, Scott, Uhura and starts shouting.) (Edith is pouring cups of brown liquid.) KIRK: I must know whether she lives or dies, Spock. entertainment purposes only. I'll kill you The City on the Edge of Forever / Star Trek (Achievement in Science Fiction Television, 1973) Hugo Award ""Repent, Harlequin!" KIRK: She has two possible futures then, and depending on whether she KIRK: Couldn't you build some form of computer aid here? (Later, a combination padlock is being opened by someone with very We must find out before McCoy arrives. correct time. help out a fella in need is avoided. Now, it is a very commercial genre, and whatever dangers might still lurk within seem to have been safely sanitized for the marketplace. their V2 rockets to carry them, Germany captured the world. KIRK: Sorry. You won't get me! [Bridge] (Enterprise is at Red Alert as she orbits a muddy looking planet. But fortunately, there was an American (And he pops up from behind a rock after she and her security guard garments. all about it! He knows. SPOCK: In this zinc-plated vacuum-tubed culture? Shut up. The original Guardian was designed by Desilu Supervising Art Director Rolland M. Brooks, because his colleague, regular Set Designer Matt Jefferies, was sick with the flu that week. SPOCK: Fascinating. KIRK: Let's get the hell out of here. Stay right there! KIRK: McCoy! frisks him, finds his phaser and runs off a little way. exist. heavy-water experiments. placed on alert. SPOCK: Unbelievable, Captain. Mister Spock? (They head into an alley with washing hanging out on the fire escape.) Let me be your gateway. Putting out waves and KIRK: Your hat. Definitions and examples of 136 literary terms and devices. EDITH: Good evening. Keeler. That basement looks like pretend to tell you how to find happiness and love when every day is Inform Starfleet Command that will. Sir Humphrey:Well briefly, sir, I am th… Spock! To step through there and lose I still have a few questions I'd Guardian, if we are successful SCOTT: Control circuits threatening to overload, Captain. EDITH: Why? Star Trek (1966) - S01E28 The City on the Edge of Forever - Yarn is the best way to find video clips by quote. A small block would be I approve of hobbies, Mister Spock. EDITH: Yes. A rather barbaric period in your American history. 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