Star Trek: TOS – S03E22, The Savage Curtain

Oh oh, here we go again. The Savage Curtain is another episode in which Kirk and Spock are forced to fight for their lives by ultra-powerful aliens. The only change in the formula is that the evil alien is not the first one we see, an Abraham Lincoln look-alike (Lee Bergere), but a kind of … More Star Trek: TOS – S03E22, The Savage Curtain

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Star Trek: TOS – S03E19, Requiem for Methuselah

Requiem for Methuselah relies on a brilliant idea, but it seemed to me hastily executed, with little attention to detail. And that’s a real shame! Let’s start forom the plot. The Enterprise arrives at a planet in the Omega system and the situation on board is critical: the Rigelian fever is decimating the crew and … More Star Trek: TOS – S03E19, Requiem for Methuselah

Star Trek: TOS – S02E01, Amok Time

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