Zoe Saldana And Zachary Quinto Go #TBT To TLC And Missy Elliott On 'Lip Sync Battle'

Zoe brings out two very special guests.

Zoe Saldana And Zachary Quinto Go #TBT To TLC And Missy Elliott On 'Lip Sync Battle'

It's appropriate that Spike's Lip Sync Battle airs on Thursday nights, considering how many throwback performances we've seen from the celebrity competitors.  Last night was no different, with Uhura and Spock — also known as Zoe Saldana and Zachary Quinto — paying tribute to TLC and Missy Elliott, respectively.

Zoe started things off by mouthing along to "No Scrubs" (1999) in a futuristic silver outfit and Left Eye hair. Then, to make things even more authentic, she was joined by none other than T-Boz and Chilli themselves. Who could beat that?


Zachary made a valiant effort to best Zoe's iconic performance with a classic of his own. He chose a music video reenactment from around the same era, donning a bedazzled denim look and hoop earrings to channel Missy Elliott's "Get Ur Freak On" (2001).

We think LL Cool J's reaction pretty much says it all:

Don't forget, LL made an appearance in the very music video Zachary was paying homage to.

Sadly Missy herself didn't show up to perform with Zachary, but he did a pretty good job on his own. He even finished the performance by swinging from a chandelier. So it's safe to say he'd be just as comfortable doing a Sia tribute.

Watch both nostalgic performances below:


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