The Empath is another episode in which Kirk, Spock and McCoy find themselves at the mercy of aliens with incredible powers who can do to them whatever they want. It also deals with the usual theme of the need for logic without forgetting the emotions that make us who we are: human. This theme was at … More Star Trek: TOS – S03E12, The Empath
It’s not easy to write about the fifth episode of the third season Is There in Truth No Beauty?. Diana Muldaur returns to Star Trek here, this time as a blind person with psychic powers, after her appearance in Return to Tomorrow the previous season. I give this episode a pass just because of here presence: … More Star Trek: TOS – S03E05, Is There in Truth No Beauty?
And after the misstep of the first episode of the third season, here’s a great episode! The Enterprise Incident not only marks the return of the Romulans who appeared in Balance of Terror in the first season, but it can be said that it’s the progenitor of all those splendid TNG episodes in which Jean-Luc Picard … More Star Trek: TOS – S03E02, The Enterprise Incident
Return to Tomorrow is a memorable episode for a few reasons. Personally, I couldn”t help but think “Doctor Pulaski!” all the time since one of the guest stars is Diana Muldaur playing Lieutenant Commander Mulhall. For the uninitiated, in the second season of The Next Generation, Muldaur would play Dr. Pulaski replacing Beverly Crusher (a … More Star Trek: TOS – S02E20, Return to Tomorrow
It’s not easy to summarize this episode: there’s an intelligent part on what it takes to make a human being, there’s yet another Kirk duplicate as in The Enemy Within, Kirk is abducted for some vague reasons, there’s a love story with nurse Chapel (Majel Barrett) who had recently confessed his love for Spock (in … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E07, What Are Little Girls Made Of?