Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles: Season 1, Episode 3

The Turk (21 Jan. 2008)

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John and Cameron start their new school, Sarah befriends a man who may be important to Sky Net and then struggles with what she must do. Meanwhile, Cromartie has tracked down a scientist to assist him in his regeneration.

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Sarah visits Myles Dyson's widow, and Sarah ends up meeting Andy Goode along the way who ends up being an inventor of a chess playing computer named "The Turk." Meanwhile, John and Cameron try their best to fit in on their first day at the new high school, with John trying to catch up on the eight years of history lost and Cameron trying to mimic the human emotions of her fellow students. Elsewhere, Agent Ellison tries to piece together the mysterious mass killing of four unidentified men, while Cromartie the Terminator tracks down a scientist to assist him in his regeneration. Written by Anonymous

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Andy refers to the original Turk, created in 1770, as an automaton, which the device was purported to be. However, since the mid-nineteenth century, the Turk has been known to be merely a magic illusion, with a human being sitting within the machine playing chess, rather than the machine itself. See more »

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Agent Ellison refers to Enrique as Enrique Salzia. In James Cameron's Terminator 2, the character's last name is Salceda. See more »

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[John sees Cameron putting on some eyeliner]
John Connor: You're getting pretty good at that.
Cameron Phillips: Thank you.
John Connor: Still, it's not exactly brain surgery or anything. It'd be pretty funny if you were some sort of advanced cybernetic intelligence, yet stumped by a stick of eyeliner.
Cameron Phillips: No, not brain surgery. It would have to be a lot sharper for brain surgery.
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and the SkyNet Creator is...
1 January 2011 | by (The One Way Demon Ride To Hell) – See all my reviews

This episode pretty much points a finger at who recreates SkyNet, Andrew Goode (maybe as some sort of a tribute to Miles Dyson finishing what Miles started) The plot is Sarah visits Myles Dyson's widow, and Sarah ends up meeting Andy Goode along the way who ends up being an inventor of a chess playing computer named "The Turk." Meanwhile, John and Cameron try their best to fit in on their first day at the new high school, with John trying to catch up on the eight years of history lost and Cameron trying to mimic the human emotions of her fellow students. Elsewhere, Agent Ellison tries to piece together the mysterious mass killing of four unidentified men, while Cromartie the Terminator tracks down a scientist to assist him in his regeneration. pretty much that my overall opinion on this is it's not a bad episode (I've only found 2 bad episodes and they were in Season 2) but it's not one of the best


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