TOS: S3E08: “For the World Is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky”

In which there just had to be a Title Drop, McCoy gets some, and the status quo is god.

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TOS: S3E06: “Spectre of the Gun”

In which Kirk follows bad orders, Scotty’s substance abuse problem reaches epic heights, and Spock learns something about himself.

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TOS: S3E05: “Is There In Truth No Beauty?”

In which it’s goddamn Pulaski again, I continue to disagree with the Federation’s policies on prosthesis, and the 60s were a terrible place to live.

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TOS: S3E03: “The Paradise Syndrome”

In which I am pleasantly surprised, a nagging question is actually answered, and the rest of the tropes you made fun of Star Trek Original Series for are employed.

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TOS: S3E02: “The Enterprise Incident”

In which the Enterprise violates a sovereign nation, Spock pretends to be Kirk, and Shatner proves his chops as an actor capable of playing a really bad actor to fool his enemies, something which will become very important in “The Wrath of Khan.”

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Intermezzo

In between seasons two and three, I’d like to take a moment to discuss trends so far. This is done both as an academic exercise and to give you an idea, after four months, of how my sanity is coming along. Also to end the season on a month, because, c’mon, one day off. Continue reading

TOS: S2E26: “Assignment: Earth”

In which I spend most of the article writing about theĀ implicationsĀ of time travel, nothing much important happens, and there’s a cat.

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