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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Patterns of Force - Episode 50

Patterns of Force – Episode 50

Patterns of Force was the twenty-first episode of Star Trek’s second season to air, with a Federation observer leading an alien world to create their own version of the Nazis. In this episode Gerry and Iain discussed whether there is any problem to which resurrecting the Nazis would be a good solution.


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Return to Tomorrow - Episode 49

Return to Tomorrow – Episode 49

Return to Tomorrow was the twentieth episode of Star Trek’s second season to air, with an advanced but near-extinct alien race forced to share human bodies to survive. In this episode Gerry and Iain discussed giant glowing orbs.


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A Private Little War - Episode 48

A Private Little War – Episode 48

A Private Little War was the nineteenth episode of Star Trek’s second season to air, with two tribes on a planet forced to take up arms against one another by outside agitators. In this episode Gerry and Iain discussed the value of communal haircuts.


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The Immunity Syndrome - Episode 47

The Immunity Syndrome – Episode 47

The Immunity Syndrome was the eighteenth episode of Star Trek’s second season to air, with a single celled organism threatening to engulf the galaxy. In this episode Gerry and Iain discussed some unusual crew behaviour.


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A Piece of the Action - Episode 46

A Piece of the Action – Episode 46

A Piece of the Action was the seventeenth episode of Star Trek’s second season to air, with an impressionable society discovered under the influence of an old Earth book. In this episode Gerry and Iain considered the benefits of bossing your own territory.


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The Gamesters of Triskelion - Episode 45

The Gamesters of Triskelion – Episode 45

The Gamesters of Triskelion was the sixteenth episode of Star Trek’s second season to air, with an intergalactic gladiatorial contest set up by some disembodied brains. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss whether Uhura’s ordeal was handled badly.


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The Trouble With Tribbles - Episode 44

The Trouble With Tribbles – Episode 44

The Trouble With Tribbles was the fifteenth episode of Star Trek’s second season to air, with the fate of grain bound for a disputed planet near Klingon space at stake. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss furry critters and their evidentiary value.


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Wolf in the Fold - Episode 43

Wolf in the Fold – Episode 43

Wolf in the Fold was the fourteenth episode of Star Trek’s second season to air, with Scotty facing multiple murder charges on an otherwise peaceful and idyllic planet. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss a preponderance of evidence and some shaky legal arguments.


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