Star Trek: TOS – S01E27, The Alternative Factor

The Alternative Factor, let’s face it, isn’t a very good episode. It’s too complicated, with a very intricate and dense plot, with a special effect repeated several times which is confusing more than anything else, and again security aboard the Enterprise looks ridiculous only for the sake of advancing the plot (through the theft of … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E27, The Alternative Factor

Star Trek: TOS – S01E24, This Side Of Paradise

In This side of Paradise, the USS Enterprise heads to a rural colony on a planet that has recently been subjected to radiations which are lethal to humans called Berthold rays. No one responds to the communication attempts, so Kirk is convinced that he can’t find survivors. Surprisingly, once on the surface, all the 150 colonists … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E24, This Side Of Paradise

Star Trek: TOS – S01E19, Tomorrow Is Yesterday

I know, I’m repeating myself (see the review of Balance of terror), but I must reinforce the concept here: the first season of the original series of Star Trek series is so full of ideas! Virtually every episode explores a new theme, opens a new avenue for new adventures… and with this episode, number nineteen, here … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E19, Tomorrow Is Yesterday

Star Trek: TOS – S01E10, The Corbomite Maneuver

This tenth episode, even though it was actually the third to be produced, goes at full speed into pure Star Trek territory. The corbomite maneuver is almost didactic in showing everything that defines the main idea of ​​Gene Roddenberry. Humanity has reached a point in which the only important thing is knowledge deriving from exploration. There’s … More Star Trek: TOS – S01E10, The Corbomite Maneuver