Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Thursday 13 #3

Thirteen reasons why sci-fi heros shouldn't flirt with/kiss/sleep with every hot alien chick they meet

This week’s 13 is inspired by a recent web-surfing find—a discussion of the pros and cons of “Kirking.” For those who don’t know (cause I didn’t until a few weeks ago) Kirking is when the hero of a show (usually sci-fi) hits on every hot alien bimbo he meets (Ala Captain Kirk of the original Star Trek Series)

1. You could get pregnant (Commander Charles “Trip” Tucker in “Unexpected” S1 Star Trek Enterprise)

2. You could get an alien virus that shortens your lifespan to a week (Col. Jack O’Neill, “Brief Candle” S1 – Stargate SG-1)

3. You could become addicted to alien devices and end up going crazy from withdrawl (Dr. Daniel Jackson “Need” S2 – Stargate SG-1)

4. You could get set up and accused of murdering the chick’s husband (Lt. Tom Paris “Ex Post Facto” S1 Star Trek Voyager)

5. You could end up getting linked to a mini-borg collective (Com. Chakotay “Unity” S3 Star Trek Voyager)

6. You could end up running for your life because the woman plans to kill/eat you (Ensign Harry Kim “Favorite Son” S3 Star Trek Voyager)

7. You could find out she’s got a reputation as “The Destroyer of Worlds” (Dr. Daniel Jackson “Past and Present” S3 Stargate SG-1)

8. You could end up getting being attacked by a Ferengi who is convinced the chick stole from him, and given the item to you (Captain Jean-Luc Picard “Captain’s Holiday” S3 Star Trek: The Next Generation)

9. She could be a goa’uld host, out to steal your naquadriah so she can set herself up as a major power in the galaxy (Jonas Quinn “Fallout” S7 Stargate SG-1)

10. She could get you hooked on a game that brainwashes you into hooking all your crewmates as well, till you’re all following orders from an unknown enemy who wants control of your ship. (Commander William Riker “The Game” S5 Star Trek The Next Generation)

11. She could end up being a hallucination that brainwashes you into flying yourself into a star (Lt. Tom Paris “Alice” S6 Star Trek Voyager)

12. She could sabotage your spaceship so you blow up at the end of a huge, inter-planetary race intended to bring peace to the sector, thereby returning the inhabitants to war. (Ensign Harry Kim “Drive” 7 Star Trek Voyager)

13. She could use your DNA to create a bunch of snakes, and turn your friends into her personal slave army (Dr. Daniel Jackson “Hathor” S1 Stargate SG-1)

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Kim Rees / Kim Knox said...

Next week I want some Shep Kirking. I think he's accused of it directly in Series 3 LOL

Michelle Hasker said...

Great list Jennie!!!!!!!!!

Coco said...

Hahah. Had a great laugh reading this even though I don't watch sci-fi movies :D
Great list!

Susan Helene Gottfried said...

What? No Farscape???

That list cracked me up; you make a really good point, you know!

Happy TT!

Selena Kitt said...


Great TT!

Janet said...

*swoon* Jean-Luc Picard, MAN, he was hot!

Twisted Cinderella said...

This is too funny! What a fun TT!

Raggedy said...

Very funny!
Terrific Thursday Thirteen!
My TT is posted.
Have a wonderful day!
Happy TT'ing!
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Denise Patrick said...

Interesting list.

PJ said...

This has got to be the coolest TT ever! Men are so weak!

Brenda Williamson said...

Interesting list.

Emma Wayne Porter said...

LOL I love it.

You could do a twist on the Scarlet A and turn into the luckless red-shirted guy on Star Trek. That couldn't be a good thing, could it?

crowwoman / rhian said...

hmmmm - wanna see your list on why women shouldn't do alien guys...or maybe why they should. Grin!

Ash said...

Great list.

Jaci Burton said...

ok...alien sex, bad. Got it. *g*

Fence said...

LOL, you know I think I've seen all those episodes, well, apart from a few of the Star Trek Voyager ones. I gave up on that show

Happy T13

Jenn said...

Wow no Kirking for me. Good grief a little sex and boom the end of the world. I think maybe they our to use the holodeck more.

Bianca D'Arc said...

Ah, now that's a list after my own heart. Good one! I'd never heard the term "Kirking" but it'll be part of my vocabulary from now on. LMAO!!!

Angela/SciFiChick said...

Hey, another Trek & Gate fan!

N.J.Walters said...

LOL Great list!

impworks said...

There have to be some hazards for boldly going.

Nancy J. Bond said...

Super idea for a TT list!

L^2 said...

LOL! This is a fantastic list!
Happy TT.

scooper said...

Inventive list, I got a good chuckle out of it.

Aline de Chevigny said...

LOL you sooo watch too much TV woman.