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Trekking With Tim, Day Three: Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

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Before I get into my assessment of Star Trek: The Search for Spock, allow me a brief moment of indulgence. After my first day of first grade, my parents asked me who was in my class, and to describe them. I dutifully rattled off various names and attributes before noting that one classmate "had spaceman ears." Now, I barely watched television as a kid (much less Star Trek, so I'm still a bit surprised that I would refer to someone with pointy ears in such a way. I barely remember anything else about said classmate (I think he's a techno DJ in New Hampshire these days), but what I'm getting at, I guess, is that somehow Star Trek so deeply permeated the culture that even a little kid with no firsthand knowledge of it knew a Spock lookalike when he saw one.Back to Article

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