TOS: S3E22: “The Savage Curtain”

In which we meet Space-Lincoln, Vulcan dogma never helps, and I am unexpectedly lenient on a really bad episode.

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TOS: S3E21: “The Cloud Minders”

In which uncomfortable parallels are drawn, an allegory barely ages at all in 50 years, and I make myself sad. A lot. 

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TOS: S3E19: “Requiem for Methuselah”

In which McCoy searches for space-penicillin, Kirk meets space-Wolverine, and Spock compromises his captain’s mental integrity. 

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TOS: S3E18: “The Lights of Zetar”

In which Scotty’s brain stops functioning, nobody makes backups in the 23rd century, and Spock and McCoy agree on something.

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TOS: S3E16: “The Mark of Gideon”

In which Kirk is alone, Spock is frustrated, and a planet populated by fundamentalists is not all it’s cracked up to be.

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TOS: S3E15: “Let That Be Your Last Battlefield”

In which the moral is obvious, the characterization is great, and the remastered effects I’m not going to show you are beautiful.

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TOS: S3E4: “Whom Gods Destroy”

In which shapeshifting can be taught, the writers have madness on the brain, and you’ll have to kill us both, it’s the only way to be sure.

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