IRS: Yeah, Our $60K Star Trek Parody Was a Bad Idea
Agency spent big bucks on 'training' film for employees
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Mar 23, 2013 7:39 AM CDT
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(Newser) – "There is no mistaking that this video did not reflect the best stewardship of resources." So says the IRS in regard to a five-minute Star Trek parody made by employees in 2010 that cost about $60,000, reports AP. Congress got wind of it, and the agency offered a mea culpa yesterday. The sci-fi thriller revolving around the planet "Notax" was shown to IRS employees at the start of a training and leadership conference, even though it doesn't appear to have any training or leadership value. The agency also made a Gilligan's Island parody, but, alas, that one hasn't been made public.

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AnimeOtaku
Mar 24, 2013 10:53 AM CDT
ROFLMFAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HOW TACKY AND HACK!!!!!!!!
Chatsworth
Mar 24, 2013 5:16 AM CDT
I'm sure it's laden with insider humor that we, lay folk, don't understand.
iq145
Mar 23, 2013 10:44 PM CDT
Very very poor attempts at comedy, and i've seen much better acting in a generic porno movie.