The Middleman

Season 1 Episode 9

The Obsolescent Cryogenic Meltdown

Aired Monday 10:00 PM Aug 11, 2008 on ABC Family



  • Allusions

    • Guy: Well, maybe Scotty can beam us down. Huh. It's an obscure reference to a cancelled television show. I'm sure you've never heard of it.

      Referencing the science fiction television series Star Trek, which ran for three seasons from 1966-1969. The series, starring William Shatner, DeForest Kelley, and Leonard Nimoy, suffered from low ratings throughout its run and was cancelled in 1969 after 79 episodes.

      The series spawned multiple spin-off television series (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Enterprise and the non-canonical Star Trek: The Animated Series) and eleven feature films.