Is There in Truth No Beauty? - Episode 60

Is There in Truth No Beauty? – Episode 60

Is There in Truth No Beauty? was the fifth episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with a telepathic envoy’s besotted colleague causing problems for the Enterprise. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the challenges associated with extreme beauty.


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And The Children Shall Lead - Episode 59

And The Children Shall Lead – Episode 59

And The Children Shall Lead was the fourth episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with a group of children attempting to take control of the Enterprise with the aid of a ghoulish green apparition. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the old adage about working with children and animals.


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The Paradise Syndrome - Episode 58

The Paradise Syndrome – Episode 58

The Paradise Syndrome was the third episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with an amnesiac Kirk adopted as a god by the inhabitants of an earth-like planet. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the pitfalls of divinity.


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The Enterprise Incident - Episode 57

The Enterprise Incident – Episode 57

The Enterprise Incident was the second episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with an ambitious Romulan Commander looking to recruit Spock as well as claim the Enterprise. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss divided loyalties and the route to Spock’s heart.


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Spock's Brain - Episode 56

Spock’s Brain – Episode 56

Spock’s Brain was the first episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with juvenile aliens removing Spock’s brain to serve as the central processor for their life support system. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the ethics behind using a brainless corpse as a remote control toy.


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Assignment: Earth - Episode 55

Assignment: Earth – Episode 55

Assignment: Earth was the twenty sixth episode of Star Trek’s second season to air, with an intergalactic secret agent battling to stop a twentieth century nuclear holocaust. In this episode Gerry and Iain discussed the appropriate clothing for time travellers.


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Bread and Circuses - Episode 54

Bread and Circuses – Episode 54

Bread and Circuses was the twenty fifth episode of Star Trek’s second season to air, with an alien world seemingly maintaining a Roman-style culture into their equivalent of Earth’s 20th century. In this episode Gerry and Iain discussed coming, seeing and conquering.


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The Ultimate Computer - Episode 53

The Ultimate Computer – Episode 53

The Ultimate Computer was the twenty fourth episode of Star Trek’s second season to air, with a new AI system tested on board the Enterprise. In this episode Gerry and Iain discussed the familiar love story between a man and his new computer.


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The Omega Glory - Episode 52

The Omega Glory – Episode 52

The Omega Glory was the twenty third episode of Star Trek’s second season to air, with alien communists oppressing noble alien Americans. In this episode Gerry and Iain discussed the constitution of the United States and its suitability as a blueprint for a new society.


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By Any Other Name - Episode 51

By Any Other Name – Episode 51

By Any Other Name was the twenty second episode of Star Trek’s second season to air, with intergalactic aliens determined to travel home by hijacking the Enterprise. In this episode Gerry and Iain discussed long journeys and the need to have a few good podcasts queued up in advance.


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