May 06, 2012


Laser Rangers Boldly Go Mano a Mano with a Star Trek Villain
After dinner, watch The
Wrath of Khan
Date: May 12, 2012
Time: Around 4:15 p.m., “fan time”
Place: David Sooby’s home theater with 51-inch Samsung HDTV, a 5.1 Surround Sound Dolby Digital sound system, a full set of audiophile-grade speakers, and brand new seating for about 15 people without crowding.
Food Theme: Mexican
Captain Laser: Bill Ostrander
The Program: "Khan!!!!!!!"

Check the Laser Rangers website for more information.

The Pre-Dinner Show

"Balance of Terror" and "Space Seed" date from the
first season of Star Trek, originally aired in 1966
and 1967.
Kick off the evening with two episodes from the dawn of Star Trek: 
The Original Series Season 1 Episode 14, "Balance of Terror"
IMDB Synopsis: "The Enterprise must decide on its response when a Romulan ship makes a destructively hostile armed probe of Federation territory."

The Original Series Season 1 Episode 22, "Space Seed"
IMDB Synopsis: "Capt. Kirk and his crew find and inadvertently revive a genetically augmented world conqueror and his compatriots from Earth's past."

Dinner Break

The Laser Rangers take a dinner break between the two features of the evening, to share a potluck dinner and discuss the movie they have just seen, or get caught up on other events.

Second Feature: 

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 1982
IMDB Synopsis: "With the aid of his Enterprise crew, Captain Kirk must stop an old nemesis, Khan, from using his son's life-generating device, Genesis, as the ultimate weapon."

Watch a trailer for The Wrath of Khan, from IMDB:

The home of the Laser Rangers is located about two miles north of the Kansas Speedway, NW of the intersection of I-70 and I-435 on the Kansas side of the Greater Kansas City area. For the exact address and directions, e-mail David Sooby at the email address given here.

IMAGE CREDITS: The information and movie poster images for all of these shows come from the invaluable IMDB websiteThe movie screen frame image used for the Laser Rangers contact information is courtesy of Psychology Today Online. Many thanks to these websites!
Update: Ty changed "Food theme" from "TBA" to "Mexican."

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