Chris Pine in “If Congress Was Your Co-Worker”


Chris Pine plays the part of congress, if congress worked in your office, in this hilarious skit.

What if you had to work with congress? I don’t mean work with congress to get a bill paid, I mean someone at your office started acting like congress. Not doing anything, being self servicing, and causing all work to come to a complete stop. That’s the idea behind this get out the vote public service announcement starring Star Trek Beyond’s Chris Pine.

The hilarious skit not only stars Chris Pine, but also Firefly’s Alan Tudyk. So this is truly a sci-fi production.

Of course this isn’t the only political action being taken by Star Trek alums, the Trek not Trump campaign has been going strong for months. The massive open Trek not Trump open letter was signed by a plethora of Star Trek stars, producers, writers, and fans.

"Star Trek has always offered a positive vision of the future, a vision of hope and optimism, and most importantly, a vision of inclusion, where people of all races are accorded equal respect and dignity, where individual beliefs and lifestyles are respected so long as they pose no threat to others. We cannot turn our backs on what is happening in the upcoming election. Never has there been a presidential candidate who stands in such complete opposition to the ideals of the Star Trek universe as Donald Trump. His election would take this country backward, perhaps disastrously. We need to elect a president who will move this country forward into the kind of future we all dream of: where personal differences are understood and accepted, where science overrules superstition, where people work together instead of against each other."

"The resolution of conflicts on Star Trek was never easy. Don’t remain aloof –vote! We have heard people say they will vote Green or Libertarian or not at all because the two major candidates are equally flawed. That is both illogical and inaccurate. Either Secretary Clinton or Mr. Trump will occupy the White House. One is an amateur with a contemptuous ignorance of national laws and international realities, while the other has devoted her life to public service, and has deep and valuable experience with the proven ability to work with Congress to pass desperately needed legislation. If, as some say, the government is broken, a protest vote will not fix it.Have you just turned 18? Have you moved? Have you never voted before? Some states have early registration (early October) and/or absentee ballots. You can’t vote if you are not registered. So make it so. Go to, a non-profit, non-partisan organization, and fulfill your civic duty. Because, damn it, you are a citizen of the USA, with an obligation to take part in our democracy! Do this not merely for yourself but for all the generations that follow. Vote for a future of enlightenment and inclusion, a future that will someday lead us to the stars.Endorsed by:J.J. AbramsAllan AponeRichard ArnoldRené AuberjonoisScott BakulaIra Steven BehrRick BermanJohn BillingsleyChristopher BlackPaula BlockPaul BoehmerAndré BormanisBrannon BragaMark Robert BrownLeVar BurtonTerri Potts-ChattawayJohn ChoTracee CoccoGeorge ColucciMimi CozzensDenise CrosbyDan CurryJoseph D’AgostaPeter DavidNicole de BoerKeith R.A. DeCandidoJohn de LancieJonathan Del ArcoJohn DeMitaChris DoohanPaul Eiding Aron EisenbergTerry ErdmannTerry FarrellLolita Fatjo David C. FeinJuan Carlos FernandezLouise FletcherJonathan FrakesBryan FullerDave Galanter Tim GaskillDavid GerroldRobert GreenbergerBruce GreenwoodMax GrodénchikMartha HackettGlenn HaumanManu IntiraymiMichael Jan Friedman Dominic KeatingJohn KnollWalter KoenigAlex KurtzmanJudith LevittJeff LewisJustin LinDavid MackDennis MadaloneChase MastersonDakin MatthewsGates McFaddenRobert Duncan McNeillNicholas MeyerAnthony MontgomeryRonald B. MooreTom MorgaKate MulgrewLarry NemecekAdam NimoySusan NimoyRobert O’ReillyLinda ParkLeslie ParrishRobb PearlmanSimon Pegg Randy PflugEthan PhillipsRobert PicardoSandra PillerChris Pine Emmett PlantZachary QuintoMichael ReiszAndrew RobinsonEugene & Heidi RoddenberryMarvin RushTim RussZoe SaldanaRalph SenenskyNaren ShankarArmin ShimermanGregory SmithBrent SpinerRick SternbachPeter SternlichtEric StillwellJay StobieSandy StoneCarel StruyckenMarina SirtisMichael SussmanKitty SwinkGeorge TakeiMichael TaylorHallie Todd WithrowConnor TrinneerKarl UrbanWil WheatonHerman Zimmerman"

Every variation of Star Trek is represented in the statement.

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