Star Trek III: The Search for Spock is an Easter movie
@erinbee The innocent one who laid down his life to protect his fellows from the Wrath, was laid to rest in a torpedo, and was resurrected in the third movie is a joke I do every year.
@erinbee 17 people in and not a single naysayer, and even a decent majority willing to defend the statement with the mighty pen! What an impressive lot!
@djsundog 30 now, with no objections. This is probably the least controversial holiday movie opinion.
@erinbee I mentioned this to my partner who's a bigger Trekkie than me (like, she has a forehead) and she said that she's watched it as an Easter movie in the past, so ... yes.
@erinbee the genesis device is an assertion of the possibility of life when the world around you seems devoid of it. a very yuletide sentiment
@erinbee I just remembered there's some physics/theology discussion of the Genesis device in the Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan novelization (by Vonda N McIntyre)… I can't get archive's copy to even show me a preview right now, and I must've read it in '82 or '83, so memory is hazy.
But I also found "In Search of Spock: A Psychoanalytic Inquiry" in Best of Trek #9:
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