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Art Binninger's STAR TRIX: Of Clay And Cardboard

13. STAR TRIX: THE FLICK

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Frame Grabs From The Film

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A prologue was done explaining the events from STAR TRIX III.

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Unlike the 1970's version, the ship passes before the planet as a solid object.
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The ship arcs out from behind the planet before ir explodes.
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The narration explains that Scotch's blunder was covered up when the surviving bridge crew were rescued.
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Klurk is now admiral in charge of vending machines but wants command of a starship again. Main Titles.
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A mysterious, gigantic cloud appears in space.
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Klingon battlecruisers encounter the strange cloud.
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The Klingon captain is informed of the cloud. (The blue light under his seat caused his foot to melt.)
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The captain decides that the cloud is phony.
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The captain's order is translated. (Their native language sounds like belches.)
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The Klingon weapon glows red as it powers up.
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Space station KMart is orbiting not far from the scene.

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Space Mall boss J.L. counts his loot while Mindy monitors the Klingons.
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The Klingons fire a photon torpedo at the cloud.
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The cloud fires something bigger back at them.

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The Klingon ship is hit and becomes digitized.
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Another energy bolt strikes the main Klingon ship.
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Unable to escape, the last ship is digitized.
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With the killer cloud approaching, J.L is appalled that it will impact holiday shopping.
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Meanwhile on Vulcan, Specks sips a cold one while undergoing Kolinar training.
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Vulcan mistress T'Lard summons Specks to receive his symbol of total logic.

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T'Lard dismisses Specks without his Logic T Shirt.
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Admiral Bullthrower witnesses the Klingon destruction from Starfleet.
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"Send for Admiral Klurk". Mr. Spritzer from the Spritzer family films gets to play Adml. Bullthrower.
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Our Hero, at a museum in Egypt, receives the call via brain implant transceiver.
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Klurk grudgingly leaves for headquarters, vowing to get command of a starship again.
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He plans to confront his superior before he boards the shuttle.
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The Shuttle leaving Egypt for Starfleet Command in San Francisco.
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Shuttle landing was done live with no wires. How'd we do it?
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Klurk informs the Vulcan Lt. Sonar that he plans to command the Fulton's Folly II. Sonar is not thrilled.
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Bullthrower takes aim at his Klingon dartboard.
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Klurk makes his pitch to command the Fulton's Folly II.
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Klurk beams up to the orbiting space office.
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Mr. Scotch awaits Klurk at the space office. Utley (the orange thing) goes about his business.
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The new beam-in effect. The upper and lower transporter pads were illuminated.
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Klurk wants to know why he couldn't beam directly to the ship. Scotch gives his excuses.
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In the travel pod, Klurk brings up some of Scotch's past mistakes.
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The pod approaches the starship in drydock.
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After a swift tour of the vessel, the pod prepares for docking.
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The pod abruptly connects with the ship and deposits the whirling captain in the corridor.

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The bridge is a chaotic mess of pre-launch preparations. Utley is warming the captain's chair.
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Klurk is greeted by an accidental punch in the face by Alluring. Lt. Flerp is horrified.
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Klurk will explain the mission on the rec deck later. First he'll take command from Capt. Heckler.
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Heckler and Scotch troubleshooting in engineering before Klurk stumbles in.
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After his awkward entrance, Klurk informs Heckler that he'll be taking command of the ship.
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Heckler doesn't take the news very well.
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A system shorts out which causes a malfunction in the transporter.
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Scotch and Klurk rush to the transporter room to stop Science Officer Bill from beaming aboard.
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Lt. Yohnson gets a dubious assist from Klurk and Scotch at the transporter console.
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Even in the 23rd century, Mr. Bill can't seem to avoid being mutilated.
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The U.S.S. Fulton's Folly in earth orbit awaiting final crew boarding. 
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Mr. Pastafazoola and Klurk are anxious to meet Lt. Ineedya.
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Ineedya sizes up her captain and first officer.
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With the transporter repaired, Yohnson beams up the last crew member.
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Klurk greets Magillacuddy with a little prank.
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A crewman is the first to play along with the captain's joke.
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Klurk assembles the crew on the rec deck to explain their mission.
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A replay of the Klingon ship destruction is shown.
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After transmitting the image, Space Station K Mart is also destroyed.
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The crew decides to boldly go . . . home!

   Since I could fit only about 20 minutes of footage on a 600 foot reel, I split the film into two sections. This batch of stills constitutes the first reel. The following page will contain the second half of the story.

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