Writer: Margaret Armen
Season 1 Episode 13
Star Trek The Animated Series (TAS)
Airdate: 1st Dec, 1973.
The aqua-creature seen in Star Treks animated "The Ambergris Element" is fast and furious! You might even call the huge sea monster "Sur- Snake" one mean marine. I couldn't help but
chuckle when I heard the creatures roar. Look at the size of
its red "denibian whale" body with all those terrifying
razor sharp teeth. This monster is huge, its bigger than a man, I mean its big!
In the blink of an eye, Sur Snake grabs the USS Enterprise NCC 1701's aquashuttle
with its giant mouth like it was a toy. Little did it realise Kirk, Spock, McCoy and
Redshirt Clayton were on a mission of mercy, studying the effects of
seismic phenomena affecting its native planet Argo.
5 days go by with the USS Enterprise NCC 1701 head
honchos MIA. The two are found unable to breathe near the aquashuttle wreckage, somehow transformed into water breathers!The mind twister here is how do you return a water breather into an air breather? Meanwhile in Sickbay, Dr McCoy freely admits hes
stumped with a mutated Captain Kirk close to freaking out.
KIRK "Look at this place. A tank. I can't command a ship from inside an
aquarium. I can't live in here."
MCCOY: What about you, Spock? What does your logic tell you?
SPOCK: The Captain states the case emotionally, of course, but correctly.
An undersea race of intelligent beings calling
themselves Aquans fear the air breathers. A severe quake, sunken undersea
cities, poisionous underwater creatures, progressive young aquans, surgo
ops, hieroglyphics, ancient records and the Tribunal of Aquans lay in
wait for our mutated USS Enterprise 1701 duo.
With another massive quake about to hit the
area of the Aquan city, will Kirk and Spock find the cure before its
Which sci fi movie did "the son of a b**** is huge, its bigger than a man, its big! originally come from?
3. Jurassic Park or
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