That famous moment from Wrath of Khan is now in claymation

Khan even pursued Kirk into the stop-motion universe!

It was the KHAAAAN heard 'round the world. Even people who have never watched an episode of Star Trek know about it, due to the way this scene has been shared, memed, referenced and parodied over the years. In Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Khan (Ricardo Montalbán), the superhuman last seen in the Original Series episode "Space Seed," has leveled up in villany over the years and now has stranded Kirk and co. on a dead, empty planet. As he details how Kirk will die abandoned and alone, Kirk shakes with anger and finally lets loose with his infamous cry: "KHAAAAN!"

This scene has been recreated in a lot of different ways since the 1982 movie. But this might be the first time it's being shown in claymation.

Dust, a new streaming service, brought the scene to life in stop-motion as a way to promote their platform. While the clip itself is only a few seconds long, the amount of detail (they even nailed Kirk's lip quivering in rage!) means that the production involved a lot of time and shots.

Take a look at Admiral James T. Kirk in claymation glory. You can even see clay McCoy in the background!

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Toonhead 32 months ago
Love the claymation and I will have to check out Dust.
R.I.P. William Smith. I first noticed him in biker flicks but because he was always interesting to watch I found that he had done many different roles. He always had an impact on whatever he appeared in and if I saw his name in the cast, I always checked out the show. Vaya con dios, big man, I’ll miss ya.
kimmer 35 months ago
Love it! So much work goes into claymation for just a few minutes of film. Gumby n Pokey..Davey and Goliath...and now Wrath of Khan and Kirk's quiver...whats next?
Andybandit 35 months ago
Interesting story. Ricardo Montalban was good in the Star Trek episodes.
lynngdance 35 months ago
Clay McCoy 😆 “I’m a doctor! Not a a piece of clay!” 😜
Michael lynngdance 35 months ago
There was "Clay boy" in "Spenser's Mou tain", based on the same book that The Waltons was based on.
lynngdance Michael 35 months ago
Oh, I wouldn’t know, I can’t stand the Waltons 😆
birddog 35 months ago
Ashes to Ashes "Dust to Dust" Sorry!!
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LoveMETV22 35 months ago
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LoveMETV22 stephaniestavr5 35 months ago
I will note your distaste of TWOO for future reference. Glad you like TOTO, but there's probably some that don't. That's what makes the world go round. Kansas was a good group too.
Moody LoveMETV22 35 months ago
I was a big Kansas fan in the 70s. I saw them twice in concert & they were awesome!
AnnieM Moody 35 months ago
As much as I love 'Supernatural', as a child of the 70's I find it a little sad that there is a generation of people now who only know of Kansas as connected with the Winchesters. Hopefully some of them have sought out more of their music. Great band.
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