World’s Worst Trekkie: Carlie Takes On “The Devil in the Dark”

Years ago, at DragonCon, I watched Mother Horta take home the crown at the annual Miss Star Trek Universe Pageant. Of course, that mostly meant I had to do some quick Googling because, not having actually watched TOS yet, I had no real frame of reference for who this character was.

So, it was to my great delight when–almost 20 minutes into “The Devil in the Dark”–I sat up and realized, Holy shit, this is the Mother Horta episode!

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“People Must Know That They’re Going to Die, and Yet They Live as Though They Never Will.”

I am definitely behind on my westerns. I need to catch up if I don’t want to subject myself to another horrifying experience like Battlefield Earth. Which I don’t. I really, really don’t.

So Mek and I watched The Good, the Bad, the Weird.

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I’ve been a little disappointed with the last few westerns on my list. Thankfully, that wasn’t my experience with this one at all.

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