Remember The Time Seven of Nine Fought The Rock On Star Trek?

Star Trek can be so bizarrely awesome sometimes.

There’s no debating it. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is a bona fide movie star. However, the above clip shows us the action star at an earlier point in his career, when the world only knew him as a WWE wrestler. In this sixth season episode of Star Trek: Voyager, Johnson portrays an alien prizefighter, similar to his WWE persona. When a few members of the Voyager crew are captured by aliens, Seven of Nine is forced to face off against Johnson’s character in a death match.

Sounds pretty awesome, right? Some people might argue that seeing The Rock on Star Trek feels a bit strange, however, once you watch the full episode, it actually works surprisingly well. Even back then, Johnson proved to have a powerful on-screen presence.

To watch the entire episode (titled Tsunkatse) in higher res than the clip above, you can buy it right here.


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