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324. Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (#—)

Hosted by Andrew Quinn and Darren Mooney, The 250 is a (mostly) weekly trip through some of the best (and worst) movies ever made, as voted for by Internet Movie Database Users. New episodes are released every second Saturday at 6pm GMT, with the occasional bonus episode between them.

This time, Leonard Nimoy’s Star Trek III: The Search for Spock.

The Enterprise returns from its disastrous confrontation with Khan Noonien Singh, a battle that ended with the death of Spock and the creation of Genesis. However, Kirk is haunted. McCoy appears to be having a psychological breakdown, while Spock’s father chastises him for leaving Spock’s body on the Genesis Planet. Determined to return his friend’s body and soul to Vulcan, Kirk embarks on a dangerous mission to Genesis. However, he’s operating in contravention of Federation orders and quickly discovers that other parties have an interest in the secrets of Genesis.

At time of recording, it was not ranked on the list of the best movies of all time on the Internet Movie Database.

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