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Sneak Preview Footage Of 'Borderland' Online

By Chris Wales
October 28, 2004 - 3:22 AM

See Also: 'Borderland' Episode Guide

Actual footage from the Enterprise episode in which Brent Spiner will make his debut appearance is now online courtesy of IESB.net.

TV Guide gave the following summary of "Borderland": "When genetic supermen left over from the Eugenics Wars hijack a Klingon ship, Archer must rely on their creator, the criminal Dr. Arik Soong, to help hunt them down."

A transcript of the trailer follows:

[A Klingon control station makes sounds as a Klingon bridge officer examines it.]
Officer: "A transport shuttle. No armaments."
[We pan across the Klingon bridge. The captain rises from his chair and strides over to the station.]
Officer: "Their engines are down. Life support failing."
[The captain joins the officer.]

Captain: "Crew?"
Officer: "Two biosigns. Human."
Captain: "Tractor Beam."
[The captain moves back to his chair.]
Captain: "Send a squad to the docking port."
[The Klingon vessel flies past a much smaller vessel and captures it with a tractor beam.]

[A Klingon squad strides down one of their ship's corridor with two captured humans.]
Guard: "Move!"
[The guards turns around as the two humans fail to move. One guard approaches the men, who look grimly at each other.]
[One human turns to face the guard.]
Guard: "Walk , human!"
[The guard slams the disruptor rifle into the first man's chest. He barely flinches.]

[The guard looks puzzled as the first man feigns turning around, then kicks the guard in stomach, sending him flying back down the corridor.]
[A second guard raises his rifle; a human snatches it off him and slams it into his jaw.]
[A third guard tries to fire and misses; one of the humans grabs his rifle, kicks a fourth guard and jabs the rifle into the third's stomach, then leaps onto the fourth guard to toss him to floor.]
[A Klingon fires his weapon; one of the men throws him over his shoulder.]
[A human breaks another Klingon's arm; a final Klingn enters the fray.]
[The man cartwheels down corridor and slams into the last Klingon who collapses.]
[The second man removes a disruptor from a pile of dead/unconscious Klingon guards and hands it to the first man.]

[Scene changes to the bridge, where the captain addresses an officer.]
Captain: "Contact the High Council. Inform them of the prisoners, request instructions."
Officer: "Commander, disruptor fire near the brig."
[The bridge doors part to reveal the two humans.]
[The captain exclaims in Klingon.]
[The two humans fire their disruptors.]

"Borderland" will air this Friday at 8pm on UPN. The clip can be viewed in Windows Media format at IESB.net. Thanks to Zeus for this!

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