saturn problems

well ive had a saturn sitting around for a few months but didnt have a video cable to use it i finnaly just got one and everything seems to work fine ecept for the fact that the cd doesnt seem to start it doesn move or anything i dont know whats wrong it notices when the drive door is shut but it wont start the game :-/ can anyone help me?
i witnessed the laser move from the location it was at the top to the bottom with no cd in the drive but the cd wont spin...