Category Archives: Star Trek

I Want to Live: TOS “The Enemy Within”

A transporter malfunction splits Kirk into two beings, one a savage Kirk, one a docile Kirk, while crew members on a freezing planet below cannot be rescued until the malfunction is fixed. In the enhanced graphics, we see a nice … Continue reading

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Fine, Evie, Fine: TOS “Mudd’s Women”

The Enterprise rescues the crew of a rogue spaceship and deals with Harry Mudd, whose scheme is to sell women to lonely miners on distant planets. In the enhanced graphics, we see a spaceship, complete with nacelles, whereas in the … Continue reading

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Both Proud of Our Ships: TOS “The Corbomite Maneuver”

The Enterprise encounters an enormous alien vessel that blocks its path and threatens its destruction. Now watching the episodes in production order; this one is production order #2, after “Where No Man Has Gone Before”; this was the first episode … Continue reading

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No Beach to Walk On: TOS “The Naked Time”

Raw notes from watching episodes of Star Trek TOS, with the assumption that anyone reading these is already familiar with the episodes themselves. This time the planet is blue, appropriately, since it’s a cold ice-planet. In the enhanced graphics, there’s … Continue reading

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You Can’t Know What It’s Like: TOS “Where No Man Has Gone Before”

Raw notes from watching episodes of Star Trek TOS, with the assumption that anyone reading these is already familiar with the episodes themselves. Nice enhanced graphics of the galaxy, the haze of the Milky Way, as the Enterprise approaches the … Continue reading

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I Have Taken My Form Centuries Ago: TOS “Charlie X”

Raw notes from watching the 2nd broadcast episode of Star Trek (TOS, the original series). Watching the enhanced graphics, which matter in an episode like this only in scenes of ships rendezvousing or sailing through space. Not real fond of … Continue reading

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She Lives in My Dreams: TOS “The Man Trap”

So I’ll begin posting my raw notes from each episode, as I rewatch Star Trek TOS, The Original Series. Eventually I’ll organize and consolidate these notes into some broad conclusions and observations about the show. I’m not summarizing the episodes’ … Continue reading

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About to Re-watch Star Trek

So a few words about my history with Star Trek, ending with my reflection that while I was obsessed by the show in my teens, I haven’t seen but a handful of episodes, at all, in 40 years. (I’m talking … Continue reading

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