I think this kind of sums up the real Kirk.
cool idea: clean this planet up and get awesome so we’re not all totally embarrassed when the vulcans arrive
Dr. Nichols - “Just use the keyboard.”
Scotty - ”Keyboard. How quaint.”
i don’t want to make small talk i want to make small trek. casual star trek conversation. “very nice episode we’re having today”
Have I mentioned how much I love it when Kirk ships people?
Do you see this fluffy ball of sunshine happiness? Do you? Do you know who makes this sun shine so bright? I bet you do. (hint: he’s got pointy ears and an soft spot for space captains)