[TAS] How Sharper than a Serpent’s Tooth

[TAS] Season 2, Episode 5: How Sharper Than a Serpent’s Tooth

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This episode has some great imagery and fun ideas. The concept is a fun one too, kind of similar to contemporary ding-bat fascinations with ancient Earth having been visited by aliens that helped us with our construction projects, but this puts a little spin on it – There’s only one alien and he’s like our sad dad.

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Notes:

There's a new character named Walking Bear

There’s a new character named Walking Bear.

Enterprise gets trapped in a bubble

Enterprise gets trapped in a (space) bubble

Then a weird ship appears

Then a weird ship appears…

Then it gets weirder

…and gets weirder!

Walking Bear recognizes it. It's Kukulkan, duh

Ohhhhh so THAT’S why Walking Bear is in this episode, to tell us stuff like this thing is Kukulkan.

Kukulkan takes them to a fantasy, where they have to solve a puzzle

Kukulkan takes them to a fantasy city that has qualities of various ancient Earth cultures. The crew has to solve a puzzle.

they got it!

Bingo!

So Kukulkan shows up again. He's kind of mad that no one knows how he is

So Kukulkan shows up again. He’s annoyed that no one knows who he is.

He shows them where he keeps all the species that he's interacted with throughout history

He shows them where he keeps all the species that he’s interacted with throughout history. He keeps them there because he’s lonely :(

So Kirk starts wrecking up the place

So Kirk starts wrecking up the place.

A Capellan power-cat!

Don’t mess with a Capellan power-cat!

Meanwhile Enterprise breaks free of the bubble and starts firing of Kukulkan's ship

Meanwhile Enterprise breaks free of the bubble and starts firing on Kukulkan’s dragon ship thingy.

Kukulkan just wanted to teach people stuff, but Kirk says he's gotta loosen up man

Kukulkan just wanted to teach people stuff, but Kirk says he’s gotta loosen up man.

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  • Cecil Gershwin Palmer

    Hyposprays are metal right?? Isn’t it kind of…well, idiotic, to jab it into an animal that sends off electric charges?