Originally Posted by JBElliott
The movie was billed as showing how the crew came to be on the Enterprise and that it did. It was also supposed to show how Kirk and Spock (and McCoy too) became friends.
Did it really show that? If so how?
I don't think it showed the "actual" friendship, I gathered it showing the events that would lead to the gradual development of it.
"Why is any object we don't understand always called 'a thing' ?" ~ Dr. Leonard H. McCoy, Star Trek: The Motion Picture