A sample taken from Star Trek: The Next Generation
, season 2, episode 39 (Time Squared
), in its entirety:
Worf: There is the Theory of the Moebius, a twist in the fabric of space, where time becomes a loop, from which there is no escape.
Geordi: When we reach that point, whatever happened will happen again.
The sample was used in its entirety in The Moebius, on Orbital's self-titled first album.
Part of the sample was used again in Time Becomes, on Orbital's second album. The interesting thing about this track is that is uses a stereo effect. The phrase "where time becomes a loop" is being looped on each channel independently. They start simultaneously, but one channel has a slight delay on the loop restart. The two channels drift apart then eventually synchronize again as the delay has repeated to the point it has compensated for the length of the sample.1 Being the first track on the album, I am sure many listeners must have thought their CD was defective until the next "normal" track started.
1 Chihuahua Grub has informed me that this is a type of phasing.