Star Trek: TOS – S02E16, The Gamesters of Triskelion

Ouch, here we go again. It seems that the original series of Star Trek cannot avoid revisiting the cliché of Kirk and friends kidnapped by beings with higher powers who can do anything they want. I’m fed up already! In The Gamesters of Triskelion, Kirk, Uhura and Checov are kidnapped by aliens who turn out … More Star Trek: TOS – S02E16, The Gamesters of Triskelion

Star Trek: TOS – S02E15, The Trouble with Tribbles

The Trouble with Tribbles is one of those memorable and legendary episodes of which it’s fairly easy to write, given the influence they had and the countless references that made me know it well before getting halfway (and beyond!) of this second season of the original Star Trek series. Suffice it to say that while … More Star Trek: TOS – S02E15, The Trouble with Tribbles

Star Trek: TOS – S02E09, Metamorphosis

The ninth episode of the second season of Star Trek: The Original Series finally does what Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek does best: it expands the mythology. The Star Trek universe offers so many possibilities! Here we meet none other than Zefran Cochrane, the inventor of the warp engine, the man who single-handedly made it possible for humans … More Star Trek: TOS – S02E09, Metamorphosis