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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Operation -- Annihilate! - Episode 29

Operation — Annihilate! – Episode 29

Operation — Annihilate! was the twenty-ninth episode of Star Trek’s debut season to air, with a colony under attack and a valued crew member in great distress. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss family, friendship and medical malpractice.


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The City on the Edge of Forever - Episode 28

The City on the Edge of Forever – Episode 28

The City on the Edge of Forever was the twenty-eighth episode of Star Trek’s debut season to air, with a love affair threatening to change history as we know it. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss killers, assassins and murderers with a pinch of time-travel for good measure.


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The Alternative Factor - Episode 27

The Alternative Factor – Episode 27

The Alternative Factor was the twenty-seventh episode of Star Trek’s debut season to air, with a mysterious stranger locked in a struggle against his inverse self. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss a quite magnificent beard.


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Errand of Mercy - Episode 26

Errand of Mercy – Episode 26

Errand of Mercy was the twenty-sixth episode of Star Trek’s debut season to air, with a seemingly primitive, pacifist race facing a Klingon occupation. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the relative merits or freedom and order.


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The Devil in the Dark - Episode 25

The Devil in the Dark – Episode 25

The Devil in the Dark was the twenty-fifth episode of Star Trek’s debut season to air, with a mining community terrorised by a silicon-based lifeform. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the use of cement as a healing agent.


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