Star Trek: TOS – S02E24, The Ultimate Computer

The Ultimate Computer is another take on the use and importance of artificial intelligence so dear to Star Trek since its beginning. But even though the theme is not entirely original (see The Return of the Archons, The Changeling, The Apple and I, Mudd), the plot still offers something new and it doesn’t feel like … More Star Trek: TOS – S02E24, The Ultimate Computer

Star Trek: TOS – S02E20, Return to Tomorrow

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

Star Trek: TOS – S02E18, The Immunity Syndrome

The Immunity Syndrome is the eighteenth episode of the second season of the original Star Trek series and, let me tell you, it’s a great one. It’s entirely based on the wonderful relationship of friendship and respect between Mr. Spock and Dr. McCoy and they have memorable dialogues and interactions in it. But let’s start … More Star Trek: TOS – S02E18, The Immunity Syndrome

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 Chekov are kidnapped by aliens who turn out … More Star Trek: TOS – S02E16, The Gamesters of Triskelion