The Doomsday Machine is not only an intelligent episode, but it’s also entertaining. And it even has some remarkable special effects! In short, it showcases the full potential of Star Trek, even if this second season it’s turning out to be a mixed bag, clearly lower in quality with respect to the first one so far. … More Star Trek: TOS – S02E06, The Doomsday Machine
Let’s start with the second season! After a splendid first season full of fantastic stories, with this first episode written by Theodore Sturgeon (also author of an episode of the first season, Shore Leave), it’s like Gene Roddenberry declared to have no intention of decelerating. Star Trek was to continue to offer first-rate science fiction without trying to … More Star Trek: TOS – S02E01, Amok Time
Operation: Annihilate! is an extremely dense episode. James T. Kirk finds his brother Sam and his sister-in-law Aurelan (Joan Swift) only to lose them soon after. He saves his nephew Peter (Craig Hundley) for whom he worries for half the episode and then forgets all about him: either he’s still in the infirmary or he’s … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E29, Operation: Annihilate!
Pianeta Deneva (il titolo originale è ben più incisivo: Operation: Annihilate!, ovvero Operazione annientamento) è un episodio in cui succede di tutto. James T. Kirk ritrova suo fratello Sam e la cognata Aurelan (Joan Swift) per perderli subito dopo. Salva il nipote Peter (Craig Hundley), di cui si preoccupa per metà episodio, e poi se … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E29, Pianeta Deneva