The Tholian Web - Episode 64

The Tholian Web – Episode 64

The Tholian Web was the ninth episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with Kirk trapped in interspace while the hostile Tholians attempt to trap the Enterprise. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss crisis leadership and the effect of poisonous space on relationships.


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For the World is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky - Episode 63

For the World is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky – Episode 63

For the World is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky was the eighth episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with a displaced civilisation unknowingly on course to destroy an inhabited world. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the difference between known unknowns and unknown unknowns.


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Day of the Dove - Episode 62

Day of the Dove – Episode 62

Day of the Dove was the seventh episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with an alien being pushing the Enterprise into conflict with a Klingon crew for its own benefit. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the persistance of racial hatred.


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Spectre of the Gun - Episode 61

Spectre of the Gun – Episode 61

Spectre of the Gun was the sixth episode of Star Trek’s third season to air, with an alien race punishing the Enterprise’s unwelcome visit with a theatrical form of execution. In this episode Gerry and Iain discuss the nature of reality.


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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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