[TOS] I, Mudd

[TOS] Season 2, Episode 8 (Netflix: S2 E8): I, Mudd

I, Mudd
Rating: 2

Given that the premise is that the crew must act as irrational as possible to free themselves from robots, it could’ve been worse.


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Notes:

Bones and Spock make fun of each other!

Bones and Spock make fun of each other!

A guy is going around chopping people and pressing buttons

A guy is going around chopping people and pressing buttons

He's a robot!

He’s a robot!

Is Spock doing a mind meld or is he just touching his face?

Is Spock doing a mind meld or is he just touching his face?

It's all Mudd's fault

It’s all Mudd’s fault

Kirk: "Do you mind leaving us"Alice: "Why should we leave you?"Kirk: "Because we don't like you"

Kirk: “Do you mind leaving us”
Alice: “Why should we leave you?”
Kirk: “Because we don’t like you”

The robots want to take over all of humanity and take care of them

The robots want to take over all of humanity and take care of them

Their only chance is to confuse them by acting irrational. Uh oh. Here we go

Their only chance is to confuse them by acting irrational. Oh boy, here we go

That's not confusing and irrational, that's just silly

That’s not confusing and irrational, that’s just silly

Chekov seems good at this

Chekov seems good at this

The robots turn off because they're so confused

The robots turn off because they’re so confused

Spock turns them off much easier. He just tells them contradictory things

Spock has a much easier time. He just tells them contradictory things

Eventually they make their way to the head robot

Eventually they make their way to the head robot

Kirk manages to talk him into shutting off

Kirk manages to talk him into shutting off

Apparently quite a lot happens in between scenes. They've reprogrammed all 200,000 robots and made another 500 just to annoy Mudd. Robots must be easy to make

Apparently quite a lot happens in between scenes. They’ve reprogrammed all 200,000 robots and made another 500 just to annoy Mudd. Robots must be easy to make

 

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  • Violet

    This is so ridiculous I should find it stupid, but I can’t help but crack up every time.