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"Gorch" on "Star Trek; Insurrection"

Discussion in 'Fantasy Worlds' started by Convincing John, Dec 11, 2004.

  1. Convincing John

    Convincing John Well-Known Member

    Hey everyone,

    Here's another odd "Muppet reference" if you want to call it that. I was watching "Star Trek; Insurrection" today, and at one point in the film, Data and Picard are transporting back to the ship, Picard notices a large red spot on the side of Worf's nose. Here is the dialogue (not word-for-word but close):

    Picard: "Have you been in a fight?"

    Worf: "No sir...it is a Gorch."

    Picard: "A Gorch? What is a..."

    Data: (whispers in Picard's ear)

    Picard: "Well...it's hardly noticeable." (Worf sighs and scowls as Data and Picard leave the transporter room).

    Here's a link that mentions that scene, just scroll down to "Star Trek Insurrection", and Worf's Gorch is mentioned:

    http://www.ex-astris-scientia.org/movies.htm

    By the way, from what I could find, a "gorch" is a Klingon pimple. Quite different from (although spelled and pronounced exactly the same) as this Gorch:

    http://www.toughpigs.com/anthgorcha00.htm

    Convincing John

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