Watch: Real 'Star Trek' Teleporter Unveiled to Shocked Mall Shoppers

September 12, 2013

Star Trek Into Darkness

In honor of the release of Star Trek Into Darkness on Blu-Ray and DVD (which kind of screws over fans looking for cool bonus features), we're bringing you an amusing video inspired by one of the most infamous pieces of sci-fi technology in the iconic series. Blinkbox and illusionist Scott Penrose went to a shopping mall in London to show off a "real" teleporter, just as audiences have seen in Star Trek. It's a pretty cool trick, and it looks like a lot of these people might have actually been duped into thinking a teleporter had been mastered. If you want to see how they pulled off this cool stunt, just stick around to the end. Watch!

Here's the Star Trek Into Darkness teleporter stunt from Blinkbox (via

Star Trek Into Darkness is the sequel to the J.J. Abrams-directed reboot of Gene Roddenberry's original science fiction series. The screenplay was co-written by Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman & Damon Lindelof. Most of the crew is back, including Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin & John Cho. Star Trek Into Darkness arrived on Blu-Ray and DVD on September 10th.

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  • so weak.
  • Iz like majuck or sumfink.
    • David Diaz
      Or nufink? But yeah, but no, but yeah, but no.
  • superultraboy
    their reactions give it away. plus this is stolen from Nolan's Prestige, unless he stole that.
  • twins and good crowd planning but other than that it's pretty bad.
  • Cal J.
    I really hope all of those people in the audience who looked shocked and amazed were just acting, because this trick is so old that all those transporters should have emerged covered in dust and cobwebs. Houdini Lives!
  • Nick M.
    Did I just see a mexican guy there.... in England... that's like seeing a black guy living in Sweden.
  • So this is why that guy just "appeared" out of no where in the middle of the interstate the other day!
  • Chiroptera Exsanguination
  • cobrazombie
    Weak sauce.
  • Rik
    I want to teleport my dick in that nice blonde. X-p Sorry for the language!




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