Star Trek TOS S1E10: The Corbomite Maneuver
Ruthlessly turning them into us, one colonial victory at a time.
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“THE CORBOMITE MANEUVER” RATING: 5.8/10
“The Corbomite Manuever” is one of the more over-rated episode of the original Star Trek. Director Joseph Sargent and writer Jerry Sohl have been much-praised for the plot’s tense, building sense of alien dread. But by the end the suspense dissipates into ersatz puppetry, blandly reassuring crew and viewers that the only thing out there is us, smugly patting ourselves on the back.
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